Surgical Diagnosis and Management

Surgical Diagnosis and Management : A Guide to General Surgical Care

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  • Paperback | 736 pages
  • 105 x 210mm
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Blackwell Science Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 3rd edition
  • 0632056282
  • 9780632056286

Table of contents

1 The Daily Management of Patients in Surgical Wards 1.1 Admitting the surgical patient 1.2 Preparing for the operation 1.3 The management of patients with pre-existing medical diseases 1.4 The operation and afterwards 1.5 Postoperative complications: presenting symptoms 1.6 Gastrointestinal and respiratory complications 1.7 Cardiovascular complications 1.8 Urinary complications 1.9 Infections, abscesses and fistulae 1.10 Laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery 1.11 The intensive care unit 2 Prescriptions and Other Tasks 2.1 Management of intravenous fluids 2.2 Prescribing drugs for surgical patients 2.3 Sutures and drains 2.4 Relatives, discharges, deaths and documents 3 Head and Neck Surgery 3.1 Lumps in the head and neck 3.2 Cervical lymphadenopathy 3.3 Conditions of the mouth 3.4 Conditions of the tongue 4 Endocrine Surgery 4.1 Lumps in the thyroid gland and goitres 4.2 Parathyroids 4.3 Adrenals, benign pancreatic tumours 5 Breast Surgery 5.1 Breast lumps and benign breast conditions 5.2 Carcinoma of the breast 5.3 Conditions of the male breast 6 Chest Surgery 6.1 Chest drainage and thoracotomy 7 Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery 7.1 Oesophageal problems 7.2 Stomach and duodenum 7.3 Central abdominal pain 8 Hapatobiliary, Pancreatic and Splenic Surgery 8.1 Hepatobiliary disease 8.2 Pancreas and spleen 9 Colorectal Surgery 9.1 Colorectal surgery 9.2 Perianal pain 10 Hernias 10.1 Hernias and other groin lumps 10.2 Skeletal pain 11 Urinary Tract Surgery 11.1 Disorders of the upper urinary tract 11.2 Conditions of the lower urinary tract 11.3 Male genitalia 12 Vascular Surgery 12.1 Chronic ischaemia of the leg 12.2 Management of the ischaemic limb 12.3 Aneurysms, acute ischaemia and arteriovenous fistulae 12.4 Other arterial conditions 12.5 Venous disorders 12.6 Lymphoedema 13 Skin Surgery 13.1 Benign lesions of the skin 13.2 Pigmented naevi and malignant skin conditions 13.3 Skin infections and hyperhidrosis 14 Surgery of Children 14.1 Surgical conditions of neonates 14.2 Surgical conditions of children 14.3 General management of the paediatric patient 15 Trauma Surgery 15.1 Dealing with a major accident 15.2 Head injuries 15.3 Chest and abdominal injury 15.4 Spinal and pelvic injuries 15.5 Trauma to the skin and limbs.show more