Key Features

  • Comprehensive discussions at the beginning of each chapter emphasize consultation in surgical patient management.
  • A concise, bulleted format lets you absorb key information at a glance.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Role and Responsibility of the Medical Consultant, Geno J. Merli, MD, FACP, Howard H. Weitz, MD

Chapter 2 Preoperative Assessment for the Healthy Patient, Barry S. Ziring, MD

Chapter 3 Antimicrobial Prophylaxis: Prevention of Postoperative Infections, Robert E. Measley, Jr., MD

Chapter 4 Selected Medical Challenges of Anesthesia, Robert F. Atkins, MD

Chapter 5 Prophylaxis for Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in the Surgical Patient,
Geno J. Merli, MD, FACP

Chapter 6 Perioperative Evaluation of Patients with Hematologic Disorders, Frederick M. Fellin, MD

Chapter 7 Noncardiac Surgery in the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease: Preoperative Evaluation and Perioperative Care, Howard H. Weitz, MD

Chapter 8 Perioperative Assessment and Management of Patients with Pulmonary Diseases,
Gregory C. Kane, MD, Bartolome R. Celli, MD

Chapter 9 Gastrointestinal Complications in the Postoperative Period, John A. Evans, MD, David G. Forcione, MD, Lawrence S. Friedman, MD

Chapter 10 Management of the Surgical Patient with Liver Disease, Jacqueline G. O’Leary, MD,
Lawrence S. Friedman, MD

Chapter 11 Bariatric Surgery: Preoperative Evaluation and Postoperative Care, James Fink, MD

Chapter 12 Perioperative Management of Endocrine Disorders, Kevin Furlong, DO, Intekhab Ahmed, MD, Serge Jabbour, MD

Chapter 13 Perioperative Management of the Ophthalmologic Patient, Marvin E. Gozum, MD

Chapter 14 Nonobstetric Surgery in the Pregnant Patient, Barbara Knight, MD, Janine V. Kyrillos, MD

Chapter 15 The Patient with Substance Abuse Going to Surgery, Elizabeth Teperov, MD

Chapter 16 Perioperative Assessment and Management of the Surgical Patient with Neurologic Problems, Rodney D. Bell, MD, Geno J. Merli, MD, FACP

Chapter 17 Perioperative Care of the Elderly Patient, Michael F. Lubin, MD

Chapter 18 Surgery in the Patient with Kidney Disease, Bre

Details

No. of pages:
864
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416023852
Electronic ISBN:
9781437710588

About the authors

Geno Merli

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Howard Weitz

Affiliations and Expertise

Thomas Jefferson University Department of Medical Divison, Cardiology, Philadelphia, PA