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Common Problems in Acute Care Surgery

Editors: Moore, Laura J, Todd, S. Rob (Eds.)

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This text provides a comprehensive, evidence-based review of the most common clinical problems encountered by acute care surgeons. Focusing on the clinical care of the patient, this volume explores the general principles of acute care surgery and the specific disease states that are commonly encountered by acute care surgeons. The work also touches upon the ethical issues and systems development behind acute care surgery, including practical considerations for establishing an acute care surgery program, ethical considerations in acute care surgery, and the role of palliative care. The second edition of the textbook include updates to all of the chapters from the first edition. New topics addressed include management of intra-abdominal infections, management of the open abdomen, and hemodynamic monitoring of the critically ill surgical patient. Each chapter addresses a specific topic in acute care surgery. All chapters are written by experts in the field of Acute Care Surgery. Each chapter includes a brief overview of the epidemiology of the clinical problem, the clinical presentation and diagnosis of the problems, and a discussion of the treatment options and potential complications that may arise.Common Problems in Acute Care Surgery, Second Edition will be of great value to surgical residents, fellows, and practicing acute care surgeons.

About the authors

Laura J. Moore, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery
The University of Texas McGovern Medical School
Houston, TX, USA

S. Rob Todd, MD, FACS, FCCM
Associate Professor
Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery 
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, USA

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“The purpose is to present a series of reviews intended to survey the available evidence on problems encountered in this growing discipline. Trainees and students with an interest in acute care surgery as well as senior providers needing a rapid, readable update are an appropriate audience for this book … . This book is most effective in describing operative and nonoperative management of surgical emergencies. … Surgeons facing abdominal emergencies are best served by this book.” (David Dries, Doody's Book Reviews, April, 2017)


Table of contents (46 chapters)

Table of contents (46 chapters)

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Hardcover $219.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Common Problems in Acute Care Surgery
Editors
  • Laura J Moore
  • S. Rob Todd
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-42792-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-42792-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-42790-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-82663-9
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XVII, 507
Number of Illustrations
95 b/w illustrations, 77 illustrations in colour
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