Plastic Surgery Emergencies: Principles and Techniques

Plastic Surgery Emergencies: Principles and Techniques

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By (author) Jamal M. Bullocks, By (author) Patrick W. Hsu, By (author) Shayan A. Izaddost, By (author) Larry H. Hollier, By (author) Samuel Stal

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  • Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 312 pages
  • Dimensions: 127mm x 201mm x 13mm | 476g
  • Publication date: 22 June 2008
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1588906701
  • ISBN 13: 9781588906700
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 103 illustrations (approx.)
  • Sales rank: 322,604

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Plastic Surgery Emergencies presents a concise guide to the principles and procedures for rapidly evaluating and treating acute care problems in the emergency room setting or during on-call consultations. Using succinct descriptions and easily accessible bullet-points, the book instructs the reader in the protocols for a range of common and uncommon problems, from simple suture repair of lacerations to managing facial trauma to treating compartment syndrome of the upper extremity. Features: * Easy-to-follow diagrams demonstrating key procedures * Full-color photographs for rapid diagnosis * Comprehensive discussion of common pharmacotherapy * Concise review of specific anatomy to aid rapid identification of injuries * Descriptions of the various types and uses of different sutures and the techniques for suturing complex wounds * Instructions for performing regional blocks of the face and hand * Guidelines for the assessment and treatment of simple burn wounds, severely burned patients, and patients with bites and stings * Recommendations for managing postoperative and free flap complications * Extensive discussion of how to address soft tissue and traumatic hand injuries, with detailed descriptions of upper extremity splinting techniques This handy, pocket manual is an indispensable resource for clinicians, residents, and trainees in plastic surgery. It is also ideal for all emergency room personnel, including ER physicians, physicians' assistants, and nurse practitioners, as well as family practice physicians.

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Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Medical Director, Center for Facial Surgery, Texas Childrens Hospital

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It is with great pleasure that I provide a review of "Plastic Surgery Emergencies: Principles and Techniques."..An excellent resource. Each clinical scenario...[is] clearly addressed by the authors and...easily accessible without the need for additional resources...A quick guide to help physicians and surgeons care for patients in a timely fashion in the acute care setting. The authors have accomplished their goal nicely with a pocket-sized book that can fit easily into a lab coat or a camera bag.--Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS)[A] handy portable guidebook...Diagrams, charts of often used medications, and photographs of hand and arm injuries appear throughout...tried and true remedies for routine situations...especially helpful [as] a quick memory refreshing.--Doody's

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"Plastic Surgery Emergencies" presents a concise guide to the principles and procedures for rapidly evaluating and treating acute care problems in the emergency room setting or during on-call consultations. Using succinct descriptions and easily accessible bullet-points, the book instructs the reader in the protocols for a range of common and uncommon problems, from simple suture repair of lacerations to managing facial trauma to treating compartment syndrome of the upper extremity.Features: Easy-to-follow diagrams demonstrating key procedures Full-color photographs for rapid diagnosis Comprehensive discussion of common pharmacotherapy Concise review of specific anatomy to aid rapid identification of injuries Descriptions of the various types and uses of different sutures and the techniques for suturing complex wounds Instructions for performing regional blocks of the face and hand Guidelines for the assessment and treatment of simple burn wounds, severely burned patients, and patients with bites and stings Recommendations for managing postoperative and free flap complications Extensive discussion of how to address soft tissue and traumatic hand injuries, with detailed descriptions of upper extremity splinting techniquesThis handy, pocket manual is an indispensable resource for clinicians, residents, and trainees in plastic surgery. It is also ideal for all emergency room personnel, including ER physicians, physicians' assistants, and nurse practitioners, as well as family practice physicians.