Hunt & Marshall's Clinical Problems in Surgery - 2nd Edition

Hunt & Marshall's Clinical Problems in Surgery

2nd Edition

Authors: Julian Smith Jane Fox Alan Saunder Ming Kon Yii
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia

Description

Hunt & Marshall’s Clinical Problems in Surgery discusses common problems encountered in the clinical practice of surgery and how to solve and treat them. The approach of the text will be to encourage diagnostic economy, and to this end students will be assisted to develop skills in pattern recognition, appreciation of the natural history and prognosis of individual problems and their causative diseases, and an ability to come to the core of the patient’s presenting problem, while maintaining an holistic approach to the unique requirements of the individual patient. The text is designed to help the student understand the questions raised at each level of the of the diagnostic, therapeutic and overall decision making tree and thereby to construct an appropriate pathway of management for each clinical problem.

Key Features

  • problem oriented approach with clear pathways to problem solving in the clinical practice of surgery

  • individual chapters describe methods of diagnosis and management for each presenting problem:

    • Identification and definition of the clinical problem
    • Consideration of common causes
    • Comparison of patient’s problem with the usual clinical pattern of the common causes
    • Review of less common causes
    • Checking for associated problems
    • Choosing diagnostic and treatment plans

Table of Contents

Preface Intoduction to the problem orientated clinical approach Section A - Regional clinical problems Chapter 1 Integument Chapter 2 Head and neck Chapter 3 Breast Chapter 4 Chest and chest wall Chapter 5 Back Chapter 6 limbs Chapter 7 Abdomen and gut Chapter 8 Groin, scrotum and abdominal wall Chapter 9 Urogenital problems Section B - General problems in surgical patients Chapter 10 Pre-operative medical problems in surgical patients Chapter 11 Post-operative problems Chapter 12 Problems in surgical intensive care or high dependency unit Section C – The injured patient Chapter 13 Problems in the injured patient

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone Australia
eBook ISBN:
9780729583275
eBook ISBN:
9780729578264

About the Author

Julian Smith

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Head, Department of Surgery (MMC), Monash University Head, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Monash Health, Victoria Councillor and Chairman, Professional Development and Standards Board, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Jane Fox

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery (MMC), Monash University Head, Breast Services, Monash Health, Victoria

Alan Saunder

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery (MMC), Monash University Director of Surgery, Monash Health, Head, Vascular & Transplant Surgery, Monash Health, Victoria

Ming Kon Yii

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery (MMC), Monash University Clinical Head, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Monash Health Dandenong, Victoria