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Overview

To-the-point information on more than 1000 diseases and disorders surgeons are most likely to encounter

The leading single-source surgery book for house-staff, students, practitioners, and surgeons

A Doody's Core Title for 2011!

"This is an excellent source of updated, authoritative, and concise information on diseases encountered in general surgery and the surgical subspecialties of otolaryngology, urology, gynecology, orthopedics, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and pediatrics....This is a wonderful resource for all levels of surgical practitioners as well as nonsurgical practitioners. In my experience, it has provided me with a framework to prepare for both oral and written boards. 3 Stars."—Doody's Review Service

Authoritative, concise, and completely up-to-date, CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Surgery features:

  • Wide-ranging coverage that encompasses general surgery and all the important subspecialties including otolaryngology, urology, gynecology, orthopedics, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and pediatrics
  • References linked to recent journal articles
  • Logical quick-find organization made even more accessible by a comprehensive index
  • More than 600 informative photographs and illustrations
  • Detailed treatment algorithms
  • NEW CD-ROM with content from Quick Answers: Surgery to speed diagnosis of symptoms and signs
  • NEW Chapter on Training, Communication, Professionalism, and Systems-Based Practice
  • Completely rewritten chapters on Wound Healing, Anesthesia, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, The Heart, Neurosurgery, Gynecology, and Orthopedics
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Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Dunya M Atisha, M.D.(University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics)
Description: This is an excellent source of updated, authoritative, and concise information on diseases encountered in general surgery and the surgical subspecialties of otolaryngology, urology, gynecology, orthopedics, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and pediatrics. It is most noteworthy for its appeal to a broad range of providers including students, trainees, and attendings. The previous edition was published in 2006.
Purpose: The book is designed to provide quick recall of diagnostic features and descriptions of surgical disease processes followed by approaches for definitive diagnosis and treatment. Each chapter's discussion is concise yet loaded with important facts about the disease process, which is particularly useful for surgical residents who want a brief and quick reference for the diseases they see in patients on a daily basis. This is also useful for emergency room or primary care physicians who are faced with patients with surgical diseases and who need to know how to work the patient up. The book meets these objectives well by organizing the information in a manner that makes it easy for physicians to find what they need. Furthermore, the discussions are concise and to the point making reading of the chapters easy, enjoyable, and informative.
Audience: Students, residents, medical practitioners, and practicing surgeons are the intended audience. Although this is a handy reference for all practitioners, its usefulness for practicing surgeons is likely limited to the surgical subspecialty chapters. On the other hand, it could serve as an excellent resource for practicing surgeons who are reviewing basic information for the American Board of Surgery recertification exam. It is certainly useful for medical students, residents, and practitioners as a quick and concise reference to help understand and manage all kinds of disease processes. It is somewhat less useful for surgical chief residents who should be able to come up with a detailed, comprehensive plan for operatively managing a patient with a particular surgical disease process. Dr. Doherty is a respected and well-published surgeon with extensive experience in endocrine surgery and general surgery. He also has served as the program director of the surgical residency program at the University of Michigan.
Features: The book covers general medical and surgical topics important to the management of surgical patients. Chapters also cover surgical subspecialties that often appear on the boards, such as otolaryngology, urology, gynecology, neurosurgery, and cardiac, thoracic, transplant, pediatric, and plastic and reconstructive surgery. New to this edition are discussions about training, communication, professionalism, and systems-based practices. These topics are all competencies of the ACGME, therefore it is appropriate that they are part of this comprehensive surgical review. The book is well written and organized - its best features. Furthermore, it appears to pay special attention to the anatomy, embryology, and pathophysiology of surgical diseases, which is important for junior level surgical residents who are studying for the junior ABSITE exam. The biggest shortcoming of this book is that there is less focus on the operative management of surgical disease and more focus on the work-up, which is why it may serve junior residents better than chief residents. On the other hand, this book is not intended to be a surgical atlas or operative technique book.
Assessment: This is a wonderful resourceful for all levels of surgical practitioners as well as nonsurgical practitioners. In my experience, it has provided me with a framework to prepare for both oral and written boards. In terms of its content and illustrations, I would say it is not quite as good as Current Surgical Therapy, 9th edition, Cameron (Elsevier, 2008). On the other hand, this book is shorter and easier to read, which renders it possibly more useful for those who simply need a book to refresh their knowledge. Revisions are needed in order to keep the treatment modalities up to date.
From The Critics
Reviewer:Dunya M Atisha, M.D.(University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics)
Description:This is an excellent source of updated, authoritative, and concise information on diseases encountered in general surgery and the surgical subspecialties of otolaryngology, urology, gynecology, orthopedics, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and pediatrics. It is most noteworthy for its appeal to a broad range of providers including students, trainees, and attendings. The previous edition was published in 2006.
Purpose:The book is designed to provide quick recall of diagnostic features and descriptions of surgical disease processes followed by approaches for definitive diagnosis and treatment. Each chapter's discussion is concise yet loaded with important facts about the disease process, which is particularly useful for surgical residents who want a brief and quick reference for the diseases they see in patients on a daily basis. This is also useful for emergency room or primary care physicians who are faced with patients with surgical diseases and who need to know how to work the patient up. The book meets these objectives well by organizing the information in a manner that makes it easy for physicians to find what they need. Furthermore, the discussions are concise and to the point making reading of the chapters easy, enjoyable, and informative.
Audience:Students, residents, medical practitioners, and practicing surgeons are the intended audience. Although this is a handy reference for all practitioners, its usefulness for practicing surgeons is likely limited to the surgical subspecialty chapters. On the other hand, it could serve as an excellent resource for practicing surgeons who are reviewing basic information for the American Board of Surgery recertification exam. It is certainly useful for medical students, residents, and practitioners as a quick and concise reference to help understand and manage all kinds of disease processes. It is somewhat less useful for surgical chief residents who should be able to come up with a detailed, comprehensive plan for operatively managing a patient with a particular surgical disease process. Dr. Doherty is a respected and well-published surgeon with extensive experience in endocrine surgery and general surgery. He also has served as the program director of the surgical residency program at the University of Michigan.
Features:The book covers general medical and surgical topics important to the management of surgical patients. Chapters also cover surgical subspecialties that often appear on the boards, such as otolaryngology, urology, gynecology, neurosurgery, and cardiac, thoracic, transplant, pediatric, and plastic and reconstructive surgery. New to this edition are discussions about training, communication, professionalism, and systems-based practices. These topics are all competencies of the ACGME, therefore it is appropriate that they are part of this comprehensive surgical review. The book is well written and organized - its best features. Furthermore, it appears to pay special attention to the anatomy, embryology, and pathophysiology of surgical diseases, which is important for junior level surgical residents who are studying for the junior ABSITE exam. The biggest shortcoming of this book is that there is less focus on the operative management of surgical disease and more focus on the work-up, which is why it may serve junior residents better than chief residents. On the other hand, this book is not intended to be a surgical atlas or operative technique book.
Assessment:This is a wonderful resourceful for all levels of surgical practitioners as well as nonsurgical practitioners. In my experience, it has provided me with a framework to prepare for both oral and written boards. In terms of its content and illustrations, I would say it is not quite as good as Current Surgical Therapy, 9th edition, Cameron (Elsevier, 2008). On the other hand, this book is shorter and easier to read, which renders it possibly more useful for those who simply need a book to refresh their knowledge. Revisions are needed in order to keep the treatment modalities up to date.
From The Critics
Reviewer: Dunya M Atisha, M.D.(University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics)
Description: This is an excellent source of updated, authoritative, and concise information on diseases encountered in general surgery and the surgical subspecialties of otolaryngology, urology, gynecology, orthopedics, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and pediatrics. It is most noteworthy for its appeal to a broad range of providers including students, trainees, and attendings. The previous edition was published in 2006.
Purpose: The book is designed to provide quick recall of diagnostic features and descriptions of surgical disease processes followed by approaches for definitive diagnosis and treatment. Each chapter's discussion is concise yet loaded with important facts about the disease process, which is particularly useful for surgical residents who want a brief and quick reference for the diseases they see in patients on a daily basis. This is also useful for emergency room or primary care physicians who are faced with patients with surgical diseases and who need to know how to work the patient up. The book meets these objectives well by organizing the information in a manner that makes it easy for physicians to find what they need. Furthermore, the discussions are concise and to the point making reading of the chapters easy, enjoyable, and informative.
Audience: Students, residents, medical practitioners, and practicing surgeons are the intended audience. Although this is a handy reference for all practitioners, its usefulness for practicing surgeons is likely limited to the surgical subspecialty chapters. On the other hand, it could serve as an excellent resource for practicing surgeons who are reviewing basic information for the American Board of Surgery recertification exam. It is certainly useful for medical students, residents, and practitioners as a quick and concise reference to help understand and manage all kinds of disease processes. It is somewhat less useful for surgical chief residents who should be able to come up with a detailed, comprehensive plan for operatively managing a patient with a particular surgical disease process. Dr. Doherty is a respected and well-published surgeon with extensive experience in endocrine surgery and general surgery. He also has served as the program director of the surgical residency program at the University of Michigan.
Features: The book covers general medical and surgical topics important to the management of surgical patients. Chapters also cover surgical subspecialties that often appear on the boards, such as otolaryngology, urology, gynecology, neurosurgery, and cardiac, thoracic, transplant, pediatric, and plastic and reconstructive surgery. New to this edition are discussions about training, communication, professionalism, and systems-based practices. These topics are all competencies of the ACGME, therefore it is appropriate that they are part of this comprehensive surgical review. The book is well written and organized - its best features. Furthermore, it appears to pay special attention to the anatomy, embryology, and pathophysiology of surgical diseases, which is important for junior level surgical residents who are studying for the junior ABSITE exam. The biggest shortcoming of this book is that there is less focus on the operative management of surgical disease and more focus on the work-up, which is why it may serve junior residents better than chief residents. On the other hand, this book is not intended to be a surgical atlas or operative technique book.
Assessment: This is a wonderful resourceful for all levels of surgical practitioners as well as nonsurgical practitioners. In my experience, it has provided me with a framework to prepare for both oral and written boards. In terms of its content and illustrations, I would say it is not quite as good as Current Surgical Therapy, 9th edition, Cameron (Elsevier, 2008). On the other hand, this book is shorter and easier to read, which renders it possibly more useful for those who simply need a book to refresh their knowledge. Revisions are needed in order to keep the treatment modalities up to date.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071635158
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/20/2009
  • Series: LANGE CURRENT Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 13
  • Pages: 1324
  • Sales rank: 385,911
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Gerard M. Doherty, MD

N.W. Thompson, Professor of Surgery

Chief, Division of Endocrine Surgery

Section Head, General Surgery

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

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Table of Contents

Authors
Preface
1. Approach to the Surgical Patient, J. Englebert Dunphy, Lawrence W. Way
2. Training, Communication, Professionalism, and Systems-Based Practice, Gerard M. Doherty
3. Preoperative Care, Gerard M. Doherty
4. Postoperative Care, Gerard M. Doherty
5. Postoperative Complications, Gerard M. Doherty
6. Wound Healing, Michael G. Franz
7. Power Sources in Surgery, K. Barrett Deatrick, Gerard M. Doherty
8. Inflammation, Infection, & Antimicrobial Therapy, Linda M. Mundy, Gerard M. Doherty
9. Fluid & Electrolyte Management, Gerard M. Doherty
10. Surgical Metabolism & Nutrition, John R. Barbour, English F. Barbour, and Virginia M. Hermann
11. Anesthesia, Theodore J. Sanford, Jr.
12. Shock & Acute Pulmonary Failure in Surgical Patients, James W. Holcroft, John T. Anderson, Matthew J. Sena
13. Management of the Injured Patient, Mark R. Mehhila, Wendy L. Wahl
14. Burns & Other Thermal Injuries, Robert H. Demling
15. Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, Paul M. Weinberger, David J. Terris
16. Thyroid & Parathyroid, Orlo H. Clark
17. Breast Disorders, Armando E. Giuliano
18. Thoracic Wall, Pleura, Mediastinum, & Lung, Pierre R. Theodore, David Jablons
19. The Heart
I. Surgical Treatment of Acquired Cardiac Disease, Jonathan W. Haft
II: Congenital Heart Disease, Jennifer C. Hirsch, Eric J. Devaney, Richard G. Ohye, Edward L. Bove
20. Esophagus & Diaphragm, Marco G. Patti, Piero M. Fisichella
21. The Acute Abdomen, Gerard M. Doherty
22. Peritoneal Cavity, Gerard M. Doherty
23. Stomach & Duodenum, Gerard M. Doherty, Lawrence W. Way
24. Liver & Portal Venous System, William R. Jarnagin
25. Biliary Tract, Gerard M. Doherty
26. Pancreas, Gerard M. Doherty, Lawrence W. Way
27. Spleen, Douglas L. Fraker
28. Appendix, Gerard M. Doherty
29. Small Intestine, Andrew A. Shelton, George J. Chang, Mark L. Welton
30. Large Intestine, George J. Chang, Andrew A. Shelton, Mark L. Welton
31. Anorectum, Mark L. Welton, Carlos E. Pineda, George J. Chang, Andrew A. Shelton
32. Hernias & Other Lesions of the Abdominal Wall, Karen E. Deveney
33. Adrenals, quan-Yang Duh, Chienying Liu, J. Blake Tyrrell
34. Arteries, Joseph H. Rapp, Jason MacTaggart
35. Veins & Lymphatics, Thomas W. Wakefield, John R. Rectenwald, Louis M. Messina
36. Neurosurgery, John A. Cowan, Jr., B. Gregory Thompson
37. The Eye & Ocular Adnexa, Linda M. Tsai, Stephen A. Kamenetzky
38. Urology, Christopher S. Cooper, Fadi N. Joudi, Richard D. Williams
39. Gynecology, R. Kevin Reynolds, Paul V. Loar III
40. Orthopedic Surgery, Ramesh C. Srinivasan, Stephen Tolhurst, Kelly L. Vanderhave
41. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Henry C. Vasconez, Ameen Habash
42. Hand Surgery, David M. Young, Scott L. Hansen
43. Pediatric Surgery, Craig T. Albanese, Karl G. Sylvester
44. Oncology, Michael S. Sabel
45. Organ Transplantation, Jeffrey D. Punch
Index

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