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Key topics in general surgery

Author: C R Lattimer; N M Wilson; N R F Lagattolla
Publisher: Oxford : BIOS Scientific, 2002.
Series: Key topics series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

This work contains useful information on approximately 100 carefully selected topics pertinent to modern practice in clinical general surgery. Wherever possible the information is presented in a  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C R Lattimer; N M Wilson; N R F Lagattolla
ISBN: 1859961649 9781859961643
OCLC Number: 48932309
Notes: Previous edition: 1996.
Description: xvii, 372 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Abdominal trauma. Acute appendicitis. Acute pancreatitis. Adrenal tumors. AIDS. Amputations. Aneurysm. Anorectal investigation. Anorectal sepsis and fissure. Antibiotics and bacterial resistance. Assessment of the acute abdomen. Benign breastdisease. Bladder outflow obstruction. Blood transfusion. Breast cancer. Burns. Calf pump failure and venous ulceration. Carcinoma of the bladder. Carcinoma of the prostate. Cerebrovascular disease. Chest trauma. Chronic pancreatitis. Clinical governance.Colorectal carcinoma. Common pediatric conditions. Critical leg ischaemia. Crohn's disease. Cushing's syndrome. Day case surgery. Deep vein thrombosis. Diverticular disease. Endoscopy. Endovascular techniques. Femoral hernia. Fluid replacement. Gallstones and their complications. Gastric cancer. Gastrointestinal fistulae. Gastrointestinal polyps. Gastro-oesophageal reflux. Goitre. Haemorrhoids. Head injury. Hepatic tumors and biliary cancer.Hyperparathyroidism. Hyperthyroidism - treatment.Incisional and other abdominal hernias. Intensive care. Intermittent claudication. Intestinal obstruction. Intestinal pseudo-obstruction and ileus. Irritable bowel syndrome. Jaundice - investigation. Lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Lymphoedema and themanagement of the swollen limb. Malignant melanoma. Meckel's diverticulum. Minimal access surgery. Multiple organ failure. Non-specific abdominal pain. Nutrition in the surgical patient. Oesophageal cancer. Oesophageal dysmotility. Pancreatic cancer.Penile conditions and scrotal swellings. Peptic ulceration. Pilonidal sinus disease. Portal hypertension. Postoperative care and complications. Postoperative pain relief. Pre-operative assessment. Renal access surgery. Renal tumors. Renovascular surgery.Salivary gland calculi. Salivary gland tumors. Screenin. Sentinel node biops. Skin cover. The skin and subcutaneous tissues. Small bowel tumors. Soft tissue swellings. The spleen. Testicular tumors. Thyroglossal tract abnormalities. Thyroid neoplasms.Trauma management. Ulcerative colitis. Undescended testes. Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Urinary calculi. Varicose veins. Vascular imaging and investigatio. Vascular malformations and tumors. Vascular trauma. Vasomotor and vasculitic conditions.Wounds: healing, closure and sutures.
Series Title: Key topics series.
Responsibility: C.R. Lattimer, N.M. Wilson, N.R.F. Lagatolla.
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