Core Topics in General & Emergency Surgery meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The text is thoroughly referenced and supported by evidence-based recommendations wherever possible, distinguishing between strong evidence to support a conclusion, and evidence suggesting that a recommendation can be reached on the balance of probabilities.
This is a title in the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series whose eight volumes are an established and highly regarded source of information for the specialist general surgeon.
• The Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series provides a current and concise summary of the key topics within each major surgical sub-specialty.
• Each volume highlights evidence-based practice both in the text and within the extensive list of references at the end of every chapter.
• Purchase of a print book also includes a downloadable version of the eBook.
• An expanded authorship team across the series includes additional European and World experts with an increased emphasis on global practice.
• The contents of the series have been extensively revised in line with recently published evidence.
• Modern techniques in transplantation and new forms of immunosuppression are emphasised throughout this volume.
• The substantial interest in new organ perfusion and in the preservation techniques in organ donation and transplantation are reflected in a new chapter written by an international expert.
• All the chapters reflect transplant care as a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians working in a collaborative fashion.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Series:||Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice Series|
|Product dimensions:||7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)|
Table of Contents
• Evidence-based practice in surgery • Outcomes and health economic issues in surgery • Day case surgery • Abdominal hernias • Organisation of emergency general surgical services and the early assessment and investigation of the acute abdomen • Perforations of the upper gastrointestinal tract • Acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding • Pancreaticobiliary emergencies • Acute conditions of the small bowel and appendix • Colonic emergencies • Anorectal emergencies • Paediatric surgical emergencies • Abdominal trauma • Venous thromboembolism: prevention, diagnosis and treatment • Patient assessment and surgical risk • Perioperative and intensive care management of the surgical patient • Surgical nutrition • Abdominal sepsis and abdominal compartment syndrome
• Complications of bariatric surgery presenting to the general surgeon