The Washington Manual of Surgery: Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO / Edition 3

The Washington Manual of Surgery: Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO / Edition 3

by Washington University School of Medicine Department of Surgery, Gerard M. Doherty, Lowney, Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781733898

ISBN-13: 9780781733892

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The surgical companion to the world-famous Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Third Edition. Prepared by residents and faculty of one of the world's top surgical training programs, The Washington Manual of Surgery, Third Edition provides reliable guidelines and algorithms for management of surgical

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The surgical companion to the world-famous Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Third Edition. Prepared by residents and faculty of one of the world's top surgical training programs, The Washington Manual of Surgery, Third Edition provides reliable guidelines and algorithms for management of surgical diseases. The book's handy pocket size and user-friendly outline format ensure fast access to information.Third Edition highlights include coverage of thoracoscopy, integration of laparoscopy into appropriate chapters, separate chapters on endovascular procedures, and up-to-date cancer staging using the latest AJCC standards. All laboratory values are in American and European units.Coverage encompasses the entire field of surgery, including the subspecialties of orthopaedics, urology, obstetrics and gynecology, and neurosurgery. Chapters follow a consistent format that includes incidence and risk factors; laboratory and radiographic diagnosis; medical management where appropriate; surgical management; and complications. Only the most effective treatment is included.The Washington Manual of Surgery, Third Edition is also available electronically for use in a PDA. See Media Products section for details.

A Brandon-Hill recommended title.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781733892
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Series:
Spiral Manual Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 8.44(h) x 1.02(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Contributing Authors
General Care of the Patient
Nutrition
Life Support
Fluid, Electrolyte,and Acid-Base Disorders
Hernostasis and Transfusion Therapy
Anesthesia
Perioperative Medical Care
Vascular Access, Tubes, and Drains
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Wound Healing and Care
Critical Care
Esophagus
Stomach
Small Intestine
Acute Abdominal Pain and Appendicitis
Colon, Rectum, and Anus
Pancreas
Surgical Diseases of the Liver
Spleen
Fistulas, ShOrt-Bowel Syndrome,and Bariatric Surgery
Occlusive Arterial Disease
Aneurysmal Arterial Disease
Endovascular Surgery
Venous Disease, Thromboembolism,and Lymphedema
Hereditary Tumor Syndromes and Genetic Counseling
Endocrine Surgery
Trauma Surgery
Transplantation
Burns
Soft-Tissue and Skin Tumors
Hernias
Breast Surgery
Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Plastic and Hand Surgery
Cardiac Surgery
General Thoracic Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Neurosurgical Emergencies
Orthopedic Injuries
Urologic Surgery
Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgery
Common Surgical Procedures
Appendixes
Index

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