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Complications, Risks and Consequences in General Surgery

Coventry, Brendon J (Ed.)

2013, X, 240 p. 50 illus. in color.


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  • ​Concise procedure descriptions are provided which allows rapid access to information
  • Written by an international team of experts which promises reliability of information
  • Contains a broad coverage of complications information​
Complications, Risks and Consequences in General Surgery provides the reader with information on the relative risks of surgical complications.  Amply supported by line drawings and photographs, algorithms and anatomical depictions, this comprehensive and accessible book provides the reader with a text that has rapidly assimilated data into the most contemporary applications of surgical therapy. Written by internationally acclaimed specialists, Complications, Risks and Consequences in General Surgery is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training, as well as family practitioners, nurses, and medical students.​ 

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Complications - General Surgery - Surgery

Related subjects » Surgery

Table of contents 

​​​​​​​​​​​Introduction.- General Operative Complications.- Surgical Infection.- Pre-Operative Risk Assessment And Intra-Operative Monitoring.- Anaesthesia.- Intensive Care Complications.- Pain And Pain Management.- Systems, Safety And Quality In Healthcare.- Risk Management And Human Factors.- Medicolegal Issues And Consent.- Surgical Validation And Efficacy.- Accreditation, Certification, And Credentialing.- Diagnostic Biopsy Procedures/ Surgery.- Cutaneous Surgery.- Hand Surgery.- Foot Surgery.- Hernia Surgery.- Head And Neck Surgery.- Breast Surgery.- Thyroid And Parthyroid Surgery.- Adrenal Surgery.- Lymphatic Surgery.- Splenectomy.- General Abdominal Surgery.- Oesophageal  Surgery.- Gastric Surgery.- Obesity Surgery.- Small Bowel Surgery.- Biliary & Duodenal Surgery.- Pancreatic Surgery.- Liver Surgery.- Colorectal Surgery.- Anal Surgery.- Pilonidal Sunus Surgery Surgery.- Penile/ Scrotal / Testicular Surgery.

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