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Essentials of Surgery

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ISBN-10: 0721681867

ISBN-13: 9780721681863

Edition: 2006

Authors: James M. Becker, Arthur F. Stucchi

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Essentials of Surgery efficiently delivers the knowledge you need to succeed in medical school and surgical residencies. More than 80 respected academic surgeons from leading institutions across the United States synthesize the most important information from the field. Essentials of Surgery will get you through this complex and dynamic specialty expertise youll turn to for years to come. Zeroes in on the hands-on know-how necessary to diagnose and manage the full range of surgical diseases, including only the minimum basic science needed to meet these clinical challenges. Considers surgery within the full armamentarium of therapeutic options, not simply as the sole route for treatment. Emphasizes minimally-invasive surgery, ambulatory surgery and new surgical technologies to reflect the realities of today's practice. Uses "Pearls for the OR" and "Pearls for Rounds" to convey key information at a glance. Includes hundreds of original full-color illustrations to make concepts clear. Includes one-year access to Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, 17th edition. Includes access to www.studentconsult.com where you'll find the complete text and illustrations of the book online, fully searchable "Integration Links" to bonus content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles video clips of common surgical procedures content clipping for handheld devices an interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources and much more!
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Book details

List price: $71.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/2/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 862
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.960
Language: English

Student-Specific Issues
Conquering Your Surgical Clerkship
Interpersonal and Communication Skills and Professionalism
Health and Safety
The Core Competencies
Homeostasis in Surgical Patients
Principles of Preoperative Care and Risk Assessment
Fluid and Electrolyte Management
Nutrition in Surgical Patients
Blood and Bleeding: Transfusions, Control, and Prevention
Wound Healing
Prevention and Management of Surgical Infections
Critical Care
Trauma
Critical Care
Burns
Abdomen
The Acute Abdomen
Appendicitis
Hernias
Hepatobiliary and Spleen
Biliary System
Liver
Portal Hypertension
Spleen and Hematologic Disorders
Gastrointestinal
Colon and Anorectum
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Motility Disorders
Pancreas
Small Intestine
Stomach and Duodenum
Esophagus
Cardiothoracic
Disorders of the Trachea, Chest Wall, Pleura, Mediastinum, and Lung
Acquired Cardiac Disorders
Congenital Cardiac Disorders
Endocrine
Thyroid Gland
Parathyroid Glands
Adrenal Glands
Pituitary Glands
Vascular System
Lymphatic and Venous Systems
Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease
Aneurysms
Cerebrovascular Disease
Tumors and Oncology
Breast Cancer
Principles of Surgical Oncology
Orthopedic Surgery
Diseases of the Bones and Joints
Hand Surgery
Soft Tissue Injuries
Fractures
Pediatric Orthopedics
Neurosurgery
Management of Patients with Neurosurgical Diseases
Central Nervous System and Spinal Degenerative Diseases and Infections
Neoplasms
Otorhinolaryngology
Otologic and Neuro-otologic Diseases
Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
Pediatric Otolaryngology
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Newborn and Pediatric Perioperative Care
Pediatric Trauma and Burns
Pediatric Head, Neck, and Thoracic Disorders
Pediatric Gastrointestinal, Abdominal Wall, Inguinal, and Scrotal Disorders
Vascular Anomalies, Tumors, and Twins
Plastic Surgery
Surgical Techniques and Wound Management
Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Urology
Anatomy and Oncology
Urinary Tract Dysfunction
Urinary Tract Lithiasis and Infections
Special Topics
Anesthesia
Dermatologic Surgery
Minimal Access Surgery
Transplantation