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Acute care surgery : a guide for general surgeons

Author: Vicente H Gracias
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, ©2009.
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A definitive overview of how to evaluate, stabilize, and perform surgeries for multiple emergent scenarios. It's a step-by-step from triage through the operation and concisely explains how to handle trauma, critical care, and emergency surgery situations. No other resource delivers such quick access to essential information prior to the procedure, helping to ensure optimal outcomes for the critically ill surgical  Read more...
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Acute care surgery.
New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, ©2009
(OCoLC)777332984
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vicente H Gracias
ISBN: 9780071472906 0071472908
OCLC Number: 244265667
Description: xvii, 446 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: ContributorsForewordPrefacePART I: EMERGENCY SURGERY1. The Interface with Emergency Medicine, Munish Goyal, MD, FACEP, and David F. Gaieski, MD, FACEP2. Patient Safety, Michael D. Crittenden, MD, and Shukri F. Khuri, MD3. Emergency Management of the Oropharynx and Neck, Lenworth M. Jacobs, MD, MPH, and J.M. Kofi Abbensetts, MD4. Emergency Chest Surgery, Claudia E. Goettler, MD, and Michael F. Rotondo, MD5. Emergency Surgery for Stomach and Duodenum Injuries, Ronald Jou, MD, David A. Spain, MD, and Susan I. Brundage, MD, MPH6. Nontraumatic Emergency Surgery of the Small Intestine, David H. Livingston, MD, and Chirag Badami, MD7. The Colon, Thomas J. Schroeppel, MD, and Timothy C. Fabian, MD8. The Rectum and Anus, Craig A. Reickert, MD, Sadaf Khan, MBBS, and Scott A. Dulchavsky, MD, PhD9. The Liver, Elliott R. Haut, MD, David T. Efron, MD, and Edward E. Cornwell, III, MD10.Biliary Surgery, Benjamin Braslow, MD, Ernest L. Rosato, MD, and Karen A. Chojnacki, MD 11. Pancreatic Emergency: Acute Pancreatitis, Marc de Moya, MD, and Andrew L. Warshaw, MD12. The Spleen, Gary A. Vercruysse, MD, and David V. Feliciano, MD13. The Acute Care Surgeon's Approach to Hernia Repair, Jay S. Jenoff, MD, and Vicente H. Gracias14. Soft Tissue Infections, Sharon Henry, MD, and Thomas Scalea, MD15. Traumatic Aortic Rupture, Thomas Abbruzzese, MD, Christopher J. Kwolek, MD, and Michael T. Watkins, MD16. Arterial and Venous Occlusion, Benjamin M. Jackson, MD, and Edward Y. Woo, MD17. The Extremities, Aaron Bransky, MD, Heidi Frankel, MD, and Larry Gentilello, MD 18. Pediatric Surgery, Nikunj S. Chokshi, MD, and Henri R. Ford, MD, and Jeffrey S. Upperman19. Endpoints of Resuscitation: What Have We Learned? Frederick A. Moore, MD, and Bruce A. McKinley, PhDPart II: CRITICAL CARE20. Postoperative Pitfalls, K. Inaba, MD, and D. Demetriades, MD21. General Evaluation and Resuscitation, Jason W. Smith, MD, Scott B. Armen, MD, and Larry C. Martin, MD22. Nutrition and Venous Access, James H. Holmes, IV, MD23. Antibiotic Selection, Philip S. Barie, MD, MBA, and Soumitra R. Eachempati, MD24. Prophylaxis, Patricia A. O'Neill, MD, Lisa S. Dresner, MD, and Robert Schulze, MD25. Analgesia and Sedation, Bryan A. Cotton, MD, and Addison K. May, MD26. Ventilator Management, Nabil Issa, MD, and Lena M. Napolitano, MDPART III: TRAUMA27. Trauma to the Head, Face, and Neck, Stephen C. Gale, MD, and Kenneth L. Mattox, MD28. Thoracic Trauma, George D. Garcia, MD, and Juan A. Asensio, MD29. The Abdomen, Michael E. Lekawa, MD, and David B. Hoyt, MD30. The Pelvis, Sharmila Dissanaike, MD, and Gregory J. Jurkovich, MD31. Spinal Cord Injury, Kimball I. Maull, MD, and Peter Letarte, MD32. The Initial Care of the Burn Patient, Frederick W. Endorf, MD, Richard L. Gamelli, MD, and Frederick A. Luchette, MDIndex
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