Author: Sam Mehta
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2018-10-08
This is a quick and easy portal of vital information for medical students and clinicians working in accident and emergency departments and surgical admissions units. It is also recommended as a revision aid for surgical exams. Written in an engaging, no-fuss style with helpful overviews and tips, Handbook of General Surgical Emergencies covers the most important of potential problems, including management of the acute surgical patient.
Author: SK Kochar
Publisher: Jaypee Brothers,Medical Publishers Pvt. Limited
Release Date: 2008-11-01
- This thoroughly updated edition provides practical, reliable and easily understandable information for diagnosis and proper management of common surgical emergencies - A pocket reference book to guide the surgeons through every aspect of patient care who is brought in the emergency after injury for treatment of specific organs in intensive care and management of special situations - This portable quick-reference handbook gives practitioners a bedside refresher on every conceivable situation in the emergency surgery - The contributors present guidelines for assessing the injured and what care the injured person needs, helps in establishing priorities, allocating resources, and treatment without loss of vital time.
Author: Salomone Di Saverio
Release Date: 2017-03-07
This pocket manual is a practically oriented guide to abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies in acute care surgery. It covers the most common injuries to the entire area, offering careful descriptions of diagnostic procedures, surgical techniques and non-operative management. The guide stems from collaboration with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) and aims to provide general surgeons, residents and trainees with a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the most relevant operative techniques and with useful "tips and tricks" applicable in for their daily clinical practice. A second volume on other surgical emergencies, which also includes chapters on antibiotic management, nutrition and interventional radiology in acute care surgery, is also available.
Two titles from the bestselling Oxford Handbook and Emergencies in... series are available together in this great value pack. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery has been thoroughly revised to include brand new chapters on Paediatric Orthopaedics and Common Surgical Procedures, as well as new presentations, illustrations, and new anatomy and emergency indexes to aid quick reference. It is an invaluable tool for junior surgical trainees, medical students, nursing, paramedical, and rehabilitation staff. The handbook covers the assessment and preparation of the patient, anaesthesia and critical care, inflammation, wound healing and infection, and the key components of general surgical practice, as well as chapters on other surgical specialties, including plastic, paediatric, and orthopaedic surgery. There are step-by-step descriptions of common operative surgical techniques, practical hints and procedures, and information on signs, symptoms and rarities. Emergency presentations are clearly identified for rapid reference and investigations and management plans are set out in a clear and easy-to-follow way. Surgically relevant anatomy and physiology has been expanded for each area, quick reference symbols ensure the reader is guided to key facts, and there is an increased focus on evidence-based practice with key references throughout. A cut above the rest, this is the essential guide to clinical surgery and the surgical specialities. Emergencies in Clinical Surgery aims to make the life of junior surgeons easier through providing a quick-reference, practical guide to common emergency surgical problems and trauma. It is written in an easily accessible, concise style, and is in a pocket-sized format that means that readers are able to refer to it on the ward, or on the way down to the Emergency Department. The use of icons indicating the degree of urgency for each condition helps to focus the mind of the reader and aid in the identification of true emergencies. Part 1 deals with three different approaches to the sick surgical patient, as well as communication and how to prepare the patient for emergency surgery, endoscopy, or interventional radiology. Part 2 is concerned with the assessment and management of trauma emergencies, the acute abdomen, and ward emergencies. Conditions are cross-referenced to more detailed topics in Part 3 ('Disease-based emergency surgery'). This contains a fuller description of individual diseases with comments on initial and further investigations and management. Specific early complications after surgery, endoscopy, and interventional radiology are also dealt with. Finally, Part 4 describes how to perform common procedures, along with their indications, contraindications, and post-procedure care.
Author: Herbert Chen
Release Date: 2016-02-08
This practical surgical atlas focuses on a variety of surgical procedures in a portable format, allowing students, residents and even attending surgeons to carry it around with them throughout the day to check up on operations at any given time. The comprehensive illustrations help the reader to understand the procedures described, thanks to inter-operative photographs which provide accurate representations of the various techniques of the operations. The wide scope of this book ensures coverage of the most common general surgery procedures and the most common operations that faculty, residents and students encounter.
Author: Greg McLatchie
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2013-02-28
This bestselling handbook provides an accessible overview of key surgical principles, techniques and procedures. Fully revised to include new chapters on Paediatric orthopaedics and Surgical procedures, it covers core anatomy and physiology and information on emergencies with increased focus on evidence-based practice.
Author: John Reynard
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2009-03-19
This book provides a comprehensive summary of urological disease and its management in a concise form. While the description of urological conditions is comprehensive, the emphasis is on the practical approach to the conditions which are likely to be encountered. The significance and appropriate management of common symptoms is described, providing on a single page, a summary of the essential approach to a specific presenting complaint, be that haematuria, scrotalpain or bedwetting.
Author: David G. Nichols
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2011-02-14
The Golden Hour: The Handbook of Advanced Pediatric Life Support, by Drs. David G. Nichols, Myron Yaster, Charles Schleien, and Charles N. Paidas, a new edition in the Mobile Medicine Series, presents today’s life-saving approaches for the critically ill or injured child. Time is of the essence when performing emergency techniques such as intraosseous needle insertion and intubation, so find what you need quickly using this guide’s step-by-step, outline format that includes numerous algorithms, tables, and figures. Significant updates and revisions make the third edition a must-have for any physician, resident, nurse, or emergency medical technician. Find what you need quickly when performing emergency techniques such as cardioversion/defibrillation with a step-by-step, outline format that includes numerous algorithms, tables, and figures. Prepare for a broad range of emergency situations with new chapters on General Surgical Emergencies; Asthma; Acute Renal Failure; Diabetic Ketoacidosis; Gastrointestinal Emergencies; Liver Failure; Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies; Hypo/Hyperthermia; and Terrorism and Mass Casualty. Solve more clinical challenges with new and expanded material, including spinal cord trauma, and additional focus on the hot topic of pain and sedation. Get expert visual guidance with additional illustrations to supplement the comprehensive coverage.
Author: Greg McLatchie
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2009-12-01
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery Third Edition Thoroughly revised with a wide range of new topics, presentations, and a new layout to aid quick reference, the new edition of this bestselling Oxford Handbook serves as an accessible pocket reference for junior surgical trainees, medical students, nursing, and paramedics It covers the assessment and preparation of the patient, anaesthesia and critical care, inflammation, wound healing and infection, and the key components of general surgical practice as well as chapters on other surgical specialties, including plastic, paediatric and orthopaedic surgery. There are step by step descriptions of common operative surgical techniques, practical hints and procedures, and information on signs, symptoms and rarities. Emergency presentations are clearly identified for rapid reference and investigations and management plans are set out in a clear and easy to follow way. Surgically relevant anatomy and physiology is provided for eacharea, quick reference symbols ensure the reader is guided to key facts and there is an increased focus on evidence-based practice throughout. A cut above the rest, this is the essential guide to clinical surgery and the surgical specialties Emergencies in Clinical Surgery: Due to reduced working hours amongst junior doctors, a quick-reference, practical guide to common emergency surgical problems and trauma is needed more than ever. 'Emergencies in Clinical Surgery' aims to make the life of junior surgeons easier. It is written in an easily accessible, concise style, and is in a pocket-sized format that means that readers are able to refer to it on the ward, or on the way down to the Emergency Department. The use of icons indicating the degree of urgency for each condition helps to focus the mind of the reader and aid in the identification of true emergencies. Algorithms are used extensively throughout the book in order to simplify management decisions. The introduction describes a 'three speed' approach to the sick surgical patient, appropriate for the ward and emergency room. In addition, advice is given on how best to communicate with members of the surgical and anaesthetic team and how to prepare the patient for theatre. Emergency surgical problems that commonly present in AandE or on the ward are dealt with in Section 1 using a problem-based approach. Conditions are cross-referenced to more detailed, disease-specific topics in Section 2, with fuller descriptions of specific pathologies with comments on definitive investigations and management. Common complications after endoscopy, surgery, or interventional radiology are dealt with in Section 3, while Section 4 contains a description of commonly performed ward-based procedures and their complications. Miscellaneous issues surrounding emergency surgery, such as how to survive the aftermath of an emergency, are described in Section 5.
Author: K. W. Burchard
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2012-08-17
The Clinical Handbook for Surgical Critical Care, Second Edition covers all aspects of acute and emergency care for the critically ill or injured patient who may be in the ICU and/or CCU. This new edition is separated into chapters by organ systems, and takes a look at the critical disease states associated with these organs. All chapters follow the same structure: Pathophysiology Physical examination and monitoring Laboratory results Treatment options (with supporting evidence) New to this edition: Full update on the advances in basic and clinical science since publication of the first edition An update to treatment options in all sections A new chapter on acute abdominal illness Online learning features including questions & answers and case studies
Author: Alexander L. Eastman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2008-12-29
Whether you are a physician or surgeon with only occasional trauma duties, a resident rotating in trauma, or part of a full-time trauma team, this handbook will help keep your procedures and practices in line with the latest evidence-based guidelines. Included is current information for alternative airway management, ultrasound in the trauma setting, laparoscopic surgery in trauma, terrorism preparedness, damage control, the trauma systems quality improvement process, bedside procedures in the surgical intensive care unit, massive transfusion protocol, diagnosis of blunt cervical vascular injury, and much more. Presents an evidence- and experience-based guide to the evaluation and initial management of the trauma patient. Provides a comprehensive but concise trauma reference you can carry in your pocket. Consists of information direct from the residents on the frontlines at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Provides “Fast Facts and “Pearls and Pitfalls in each chapter that emphasize key points to help you find information quickly and easily. Incorporates “Evidence boxes highlighting evidence-based guidelines, when available, to help you make more rational judgments about the issues at hand. Contains up-to-date coverage of timely issues in trauma and critical care including damage control, ultrasound, bedside procedures in the ICU, and terrorism preparedness. Reflects the numerous advances made in trauma care since the last edition.
Author: Richard B. Ford
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2011-08-22
Provide expert care for cats and dogs! Kirk and Bistner's Handbook of Veterinary Procedures and Emergency Treatment, 9th Edition covers not only the management of emergency conditions, but also strategies for dealing with hundreds of routine diagnostic and treatment challenges in small animals. Its user-friendly format provides instant access to vital information -- making it an ideal resource in emergency situations -- and it is conveniently organized by both body systems and presenting signs to help you easily reach a diagnosis and determine a treatment plan for all clinical situations. Written by veterinary experts Richard Ford and Elisa Mazzaferro, Kirk and Bistner's Handbook of Veterinary Procedures and Emergency Treatment provides current guidelines for small animal emergency care and the diagnostic procedures most commonly performed in a busy, team-oriented practice. Step-by-step instructions and illustrations are provided for all major emergency and non-emergency clinical procedures. A logical, easy-to-use format lists all emergency conditions in alphabetical order, and includes quick reference boxes calling out key information such as clinical tips and cautions. Clear, concise guidelines help you evaluate clinical signs and laboratory test data. Clinical algorithms make it easier to identify and treat abnormalities. Guidelines for assessment and treatment include practical advice and solutions, how to examine the small animal patient using a body systems and problem list approach, and a review of basic diagnostic procedures used in daily practice. Coverage of toxicological emergencies describes how to manage exposures and poisonings. A quick reference guide to the management of the emergency patient is conveniently located on the inside cover. A comprehensive drug formulary makes lookup easy, and includes proprietary names, actions/use of each drug, formulations, recommended dosages, and special precautions, with emergency medications highlighted for fast reference This all-in-one reference includes practical coverage of emergency procedures, physical assessment in sickness and health, routine and advanced testing procedures, diagnostic tests sampling, preparation, procedures, and interpretation. Quick Reference boxes include potential causes of each clinical abnormality and associated signs, step-by-step diagnostic plans, and clinical algorithms. The latest vaccination guidelines include protocols for dogs and cats at low, medium, and high risk of exposure to infectious diseases. Updated coverage keeps you current with the latest on pain assessment, prevention, and treatment.