Core Topics in General & Emergency Surgery

Core Topics in General & Emergency Surgery : A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

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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.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 392 pages
  • 196 x 254 x 22mm | 919.99g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Saunders (W.B.) Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • Approx. 125 illustrations (40 in full color)
  • 0702049646
  • 9780702049644
  • 110,117

Review quote

***2010 BMA Book Awards - Highly Commended -?Surgery category*** "A very useful summary of the relevant evidence base for general surgical cases. The succinct format allows one to readily access information in a timely manner.? Judges commentsshow more

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 Indexshow more