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Operation! : a handbook for surgical patients

Author: Robin A J Youngson
Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon : David & Charles ; New York : Distributed in the U.S.A. by Sterling Pub. Co., ©1991.
Series: Take control series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A million patients are on the UK waiting lists for surgery. Many of them will wait in trepidation knowing little of what their operation will involve. This book is intended to dispel some of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin A J Youngson
ISBN: 0715398849 9780715398845
OCLC Number: 24380121
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 160 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Diagnosis and decision; self-preparation; admission to hospital; the hospital staff; tests; the anaesthetic; consent to operation; the day of operation; post-operative recovery; discharge and convalescence; how to complain and sources of help.
Series Title: Take control series.
Responsibility: Robin A.J. Youngson.

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