Transdisciplinary Perioperative Care in Colorectal Surgery
An Integrative Approach
Tan, Kok-Yang (Ed.)
2015, VIII, 269 p. 73 illus., 62 illus. in color.
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Detailed discussion of the transdisciplinary integration of different components of care in colorectal surgery
Wide-ranging coverage of issues associated with surgical and perioperative care
Helpful take-home messages in bullet point form
This book discusses in depth the transdisciplinary integration of different components of care in colorectal surgery. Pertinent background information on the complexities of current management in colorectal surgery is first provided, followed by discussion of the role of design thinking in care integration. Subsequent chapters focus on a range of issues associated with surgical and perioperative care in patients undergoing colorectal surgery, with emphasis on how the multiple facets of care can be integrated through a transdisciplinary approach. Each chapter provides helpful take-home messages in bullet point form and numerous informative figures and tables are also included. The authors are surgeons, physicians, anesthetists, oncologists, nurses, and allied health professionals with extensive experience in the field.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Cancer - Colorectal Surgery - Elderly - Integrative Care - Transdisciplinary
Complexity of Current Healthcare and Transdisciplinary Care.- Design Thinking in Care Integration.- Integrative Care for Elderly Patients.- Integrative Perioperative Nutrition.- Transdisciplinary Nursing.- Enhanced Recovery.- Integrative Pharmacology.- Transdisciplinary Prehabilitation and Rehabilitation.- Transdisciplinary Cancer Management.- Marrying Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Treatment for Colorectal Cancer.- Multimodal Approach to Familial Colorectal Cancer.- Transdisciplinary Incontinence Management.- Transdisciplinary Constipation Management.- Innovations in Perianal Care and Surgery.- Transdisciplinary Stoma Care.- Healing and Psychosocial Issues.