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Essential surgical skills

Author: David A Sherris; Eugene B Kern
Publisher: Philadelphia : Saunders, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Delivers an overview of basic surgical terms, concepts, and techniques. From tissue injury, local anesthetics, and surgical instruments, through to obtaining hemostasis, skin flaps, scar excision and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Atlases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Sherris; Eugene B Kern
ISBN: 072163950X 9780721639505
OCLC Number: 54985461
Notes: Revised edition of: Basic surgical skills / David A. Sherris, Eugene B. Kern. Mayo Clinic Scientific Press, c1999.
Includes index.
CD-ROMS contain exercises in both animated and live filmed video presentations for study and review.
Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 2 CD-ROMs
Contents: A. THE OPERATING ROOM B. THE WOUND 1. Tissue Injury-WoundingInflammation .Proliferation of collagen and scar formation. Scar maturation2. Wound ClassificationClean wounds . Clean contaminated wounds Contaminated wounds . Infected wounds3. Factors That Affect Wound HealingAge . Weight . Nutrition .Dehydration . Blood supply . Immune responses . Chronic illness . Drugs and radiation therapy . Smoking4. HealingPrimary intention . Secondary intention . Tertiary intention . ComplicationsC. BASIC PRINCIPLES IN SURGERY1. Hemostasis2. Handling of the Tissues3. Incision Planning4. Relaxed Skin Tension Lines 5. Undennining6. Choice of Suture Materials7. Closing With Sufficient Tension8. Tissue Moisture9. Debriding Necrotic Tissue10. Dead Spaces11. Postoperative Wound StressD. LOCAL ANESTHETICS1. Anesthetics2. Injection TechniqueE. SCRUBBING 1. Washing Your Hands2. Gowning3. GlovingF. SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS 1. Scalpel2. Tissue Scissors3. Forceps4. Skin Hooks5. Retractor6. Needle Holder7. Hemostat8. Suction9. Cautery10. Suture Scissors11. Towel Clip12. Staple GunQuizG. SUTURES AND KNOTS 1. Introduction 2. Suture Materials3. Needle Types 4. Knot Tying- Two-Hand Tie . Square Knot . Comparison Between Surgeon's Knot and Square Knot . Surgeon's Knot . Instrument TieH. OBTAINING HEMOSTASIS1. Free Vessel Ligature2. Figure-of-8 Stick Tie3. Electrocautery4. Bone WaxI. WOUND CLOSURE1. Principles of Halving2. Subcutaneous Closure3. Subcuticular Closure4. Skin Closure - Simple Interrupted Suture . Vertical Mattress Suture . Horizontal Mattress Suture . Running Closure (Baseball Stitch) . Running-Lock Closure . Running Intracuticular Closure. Staples . Skin Adhesive Closure . Purse String Suture .DrainsJ. SKIN FLAPS 1. Introduction2. Fusiform (Elliptical) Excision3. Advancement Flap4. Rotation Flap5. Z-PlastyK. POSTOPERATIVE WOUND1. Local Wound Care2. Steri-Strips3. Suture Removal4. Staple Removal5. Drain RemovalL. QUIZ QUESTIONSM. GLOSSARY OF TERMSN. QUIZ ANSWERS 1450. MAIN MENU FOR CD ROM1. Scrubbing-washing hands2. Gowning and Gloving3. Surgical Instruments4. Knot Tying5. Laboratory Preparations (Pigs' Feet)6. Laboratory Exercises (Surgical Techniques)Quiz
Responsibility: David A. Sherris, Eugene B. Kern.


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