Table of Contents

Section 1 Principles of perioperative care.

1 Metabolic response to injury, fluid and electrolyte balance and shock

2 Transfusion of blood components and plasma product

3 Nutritional support in surgical patients

4 Infections and antibiotics

5 Ethics, pre-operative considerations, anaesthesia and analgesia

6 Principles of the surgical management of cancer

7 Trauma and multiple injury

8 Practical procedures and patient investigation

9 Post-operative care and complications

10 Day surgery

Section 2 Gastrointestinal surgery.

11 The abdominal wall and hernia

12 The acute abdomen and intestinal obstruction

13 The oesophagus, stomach and duodenum

14 The liver and biliary tract

15 The pancreas and spleen

16 The small and large intestine

17 The anorectum

Section 3 Surgical specialties.

18 Plastic and reconstructive surgery

19 The breast

20 Endocrine surgery

21 Vascular and endovascular surgery

22 Cardiothoracic surgery

23 Urological surgery

24 Neurosurgery

25 Transplantation surgery

26 Ear, nose and throat surgery

27 Orthopaedic surgery

Details

No. of pages:
520
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702052194
Print ISBN:
9780702043161
eBook ISBN:
9780702056529
eBook ISBN:
9780702051166

About the editors

Andrew Bradbury

Affiliations and Expertise

Sampson Gamgee Professor of Vascular Surgery and Director of Quality Assurance and Enhancement, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham; Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK

John Forsythe

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Transplant and Endocrine Surgeon, Transplant Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh; Honorary Professor, Clinical Surgery, University of Edinburgh, UK.