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The SAGES Manual on the Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE)

Editors: Feldman, Liane, Fuchshuber, Pascal, Jones, Daniel B. (Eds.)

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  • Chapters written by experts in their respective fields
  • The first volume of its kind providing guidelines for best practice
  • Numerous color illustrations and photographs
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The SAGES Manual on the Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE) emphasizes good communication and promotes best practice for the use of electrosurgical, ultrasonic, and microwave energy sources in the operating theatre. This manual describes the basic technology of energy sources in the operating room and demonstrates the correct use and indications of energy sources in clinical practice. It also addresses the potential complications, hazards, and errors in the use of surgical energy sources and evaluates the potential interactions of energy sources with other medical devices. Any healthcare professional who has ever picked up an energy device in the OR such as a “Bovie” , Ultrasonic or bipolar instrument will better understand how it works, when to apply it, and what are the possible hazards and errors in its use. The SAGES Manual on the Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE) is the first volume of its kind to provide such guidance and will be of great value to surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, endoscopists, and allied health care professionals who use these devices.

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“This detailed manual provides both information about, as well as hands-on instruction for, all of the energy sources currently used in surgery and invasive procedures. … The authors’ objectives are to provide education about the various surgical energy sources currently in use. … Although it is written for practicing surgeons, this book also is suitable for residents and medical students in surgery, as well as operating room nurses. … an extremely useful and relevant book, especially as the number of available devices is steadily increasing.” (Jessica K. Smith, Doody’s Review Service, July, 2012)


Table of contents (22 chapters)

Table of contents (22 chapters)
  • Evolutions and Revolutions in Surgical Energy

    Pages 3-13

    Schwaitzberg, Steven D., MD, FACS

  • Fundamentals of Electrosurgery Part I: Principles of Radiofrequency Energy for Surgery

    Pages 15-59

    Munro, Malcolm G., MD, FACOG, FRCS(c)

  • Fundamentals of Electrosurgery Part II: Thermal Injury Mechanisms and Prevention

    Pages 61-79

    Brunt, L. Michael, MD, FACS

  • The Art and Science of Monopolar Electrosurgery

    Pages 81-91

    Voyles, C. Randle, MD, MS, FACS

  • Bipolar Electrosurgical Devices

    Pages 93-106

    Park, Chan W., MD (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The SAGES Manual on the Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE)
Editors
  • Liane Feldman
  • Pascal Fuchshuber
  • Daniel B. Jones
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-2074-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-2074-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4614-2073-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 266
Number of Illustrations
13 b/w illustrations, 126 illustrations in colour
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