Medical Management of the Surgical Patient: A Textbook of Perioperative Medicine

Medical Management of the Surgical Patient: A Textbook of Perioperative Medicine


Edited by Michael F. Lubin, Edited by Thomas F. Dodson, Edited by Neil H. Winawer

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  • Format: Hardback | 862 pages
  • Dimensions: 222mm x 278mm x 44mm | 2,560g
  • Publication date: 31 October 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge
  • ISBN 10: 1107009162
  • ISBN 13: 9781107009165
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 30 b/w illus.
  • Sales rank: 891,935

Product description

Now in its fifth edition, Medical Management of the Surgical Patient: A Textbook of Perioperative Medicine has been fully revised and updated and continues to provide an authoritative account of all aspects of perioperative care for surgical patients. Including recommended plans which aid accurate treatment of patients, it provides an evidence-based approach for consulting physicians to care for patients with underlying medical conditions that will affect their surgical management. The latest minimally invasive surgical techniques are included, with new chapters on thoracic aortic disease, reconstruction after cancer ablation, lung transplantation, esophagomyotomy, vasectomy and thyroid malignancies, amongst others. With detailed descriptions of nearly one-hundred operations, highlighting their usual course as well as their common complications, the book encourages learning from experience. This definitive account includes numerous contributions from leading experts at national centers of excellence. It will continue to serve as a significant reference work for internists, hospitalists, anesthesiologists and surgeons.

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Author information

Michael F. Lubin MD is Professor of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is also a Fellow of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and on the Board of Directors of the organization. Thomas F. Dodson MD is Associate Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia. Neil Winawer MD is Associate Professor of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and Director of the Hospital Medicine Service at Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia.

Review quote

Review of the previous edition: 'Medical Management of the Surgical Patient is a text for diagnosticians who endeavour to serve in the perioperative period. Its clarity will prove valuable in the diagnosis and treatment of subtle conditions and disorders, along with potentially fatal conditions, such as postoperative acute myocardial infarction ... As a diagnostician, my most gratifying work has been consultation-liaison with my colleagues in the surgical specialties. To facilitate such consultation, I recommend that this text be available in all medical school libraries. I also recommend it for medical students and medical and surgical house officers. Medical Management of the Surgical Patient also belongs in the personal libraries of all clinicians who provide perioperative consultations.' Journal of the American Medical Association

Table of contents

Part I. Medical Management; Part II. Surgical Procedures and their Complications; Section 1. General Surgery.