Essential Surgical Skills with CD-ROM

2nd Edition

Authors:

  • Print ISBN 9780721639505

Key Features

  • Detailed illustrations and intra-operative photographs make every point clear.
  • Video clips of operating room preparation and procedures show readers how to proceed—step by
  • 17 quizzes throughout the book as well as a 100-question test (with answers) enable readers to assess their mastery of the material.
  • CD-ROM #2 presents another 100-question test (with answers) that provides immediate feedback and scores as well as 25 randomized questions (without answers,) scored after the quiz is completed.

Table of Contents

A. THE OPERATING ROOM

B. THE WOUND

1. Tissue Injury—Wounding
Inflammation Proliferation of collagen and scar formation Scar maturation

2. Wound Classification
Clean wounds Clean contaminated wounds Contaminated wounds Infected wounds

3. Factors That Affect Wound Healing
Age Weight Nutrition Dehydration Blood supply Immune responses Chronic illness Drugs and radiation therapy Smoking

4. Healing
Primary intention Secondary intention Tertiary intention Complications

C. BASIC PRINCIPLES IN SURGERY

1. Hemostasis

2. Handling of the Tissues

3. Incision Planning

4. Relaxed Skin Tension Lines

5. Undennining

6. Choice of Suture Materials

7. Closing With Sufficient Tension

8. Tissue Moisture

9. Debriding Necrotic Tissue

10. Dead Spaces

11. Postoperative Wound Stress

D. LOCAL ANESTHETICS

1. Anesthetics

2. Injection Technique

E. SCRUBBING

1. Washing Your Hands

2. Gowning

3. Gloving

F. SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS

1. Scalpel

2. Tissue Scissors

3. Forceps

4. Skin Hooks

5. Retractor

6. Needle Holder

7. Hemostat

8. Suction

9. Cautery

10. Suture Scissors

11. Towel Clip

12. Staple Gun

Quiz

G. SUTURES AND KNOTS

1. Introduction

2. Suture Materials

3. Needle Types

4. Knot Tying
- Two-Hand Tie Square Knot Comparison Between Surgeon's Knot and Square Knot Surgeon's Knot Instrument Tie

H. OBTAINING HEMOSTASIS

1. Free Vessel Ligature

2. Figure-of-8 Stick Tie

3. Electrocautery

4. Bone Wax

I. WOUND CLOSURE

1. Principles of Halving

2. Subcu

Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9780721639505

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