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A detailed but practical guide for surgeons and trainees covering the available management and operative strategies in liver and pancreas surgery, this book includes over 200 professionally drawn figures and numerous flowcharts to illustrate vital elements of the anatomy and procedures described.
In Children's Rights Under the Law, Professor Samuel M. Davis examines the ways in which the law relates to children, from private law (torts, contracts, property, child labor, and emancipation) to public law (First Amendment rights of children in school, abortion decision-making for children, school discipline, compulsory school attendance, and regulation of obscenity).
The ideal reference and revision aid for postgraduate examinations in general surgery. Contains essential information on approximately 100 carefully selected topics pertinent to modern practice in clinical general surgery. Wherever possible the information is presented in a uniform manner, with focus on diagnosis and management. This new edition features several new topics and update to any of the existing topics.
Spinal manipulation under anesthesia (MUA) is a procedure intended for patients who suffer from musculoskeletal disorders in conjunction with biomechanical dysfunction. Performed using monitored anesthesia care, this technique is overcoming its controversial image and receiving regular use by a great number of practitioners. Manipulation Under Anesthesia is the first book to present the procedure from a historical perspective to present day use. Focusing on all aspects of MUA technique, the text provides an outline that represents this procedure from a scientific perspective, along with information concerning patient selection criteria, and documentation explaining outcomes from patient procedures. It discusses the protocols and standards by which the procedure should be incorporated into the facilities where it is being performed, features an overview of the generic procedure and policies for documenting results, and addresses the overall use of the procedure from pre-MUA through post-MUA rehabilitation.With justification for the procedure from both a clinical and patient management standpoint, this unique compilation of information is useful as both a reference and as an educational aid for doctors. It provides the necessary tools for investigating the procedure and incorporating it into any healthcare specialty.
This updated, full-color 4th edition features a greatly expanded surgical focus for a practical guide to corneal surgery. The expert guidance of internationally renowned editors provides you with authoritative and current coverage that takes you from an in-depth exploration corneal function as related to corneal surgery through to the correction of refractive errors. New chapters ensure that you stay up-to-date on the latest developments in the field. This easy-to-use, state-of-the-art resource has been reorganized to focus strictly on surgery to provide you with more coverage of recent surgical advances.Presents boxes of clinical pearls throughout the text for accessible expert guidance.Features the latest surgical techniques and postoperative management of penetrating and lamellar keratoplasty -to provide you with details on hot topics in the field. Gives you fresh insights with new sections and a broader perspective from a new team of editors. Makes use of full color throughout the text, as well as step-by-step surgical line illustrations and full-color photographs so you gain a more accurate visual understanding of corneal surgery. Emphasizes refractive surgery considerations, including technique, with supporting medical illustrations and video presentations.
A symptom-based version of the critically-acclaimed Norton/Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence, Learning Surgery provides a ready reference to those in third and fourth year residencies. Essential algorithms and case presentations meet with clerkship learning objectives as outlined by the Association of Surgical Education in their ASE Manual. Two sections include Introduction to Clinical Surgery in the Surgical Clerkship Setting and Management of Surgical Diseases During the Clerkship. Chapters include: Stroke, Hypertension, Abdominal Masses, Head Injuries, and Burns. Written by leading clinicians and educators, both surgery residents and medical students will find LEARNING SURGERY indispensible in their rotations and clerkships. Surgeons who train residents will also find the text a valuable ajunct to their teaching.
Chassin's Operative Strategies in Esophageal Surgery offers the reader a succinct review of surgical techniques for disorders of the esophagus. Spanning from well-established legacy procedures to the most up-to-date minimally invasive approaches for GERD, this brilliantly illustrated atlas exclusively presents the theoretical basis of the operations as well as the strategies required to steer clear of common pitfalls. Educed from Chassin's Operative Strategies in General Surgery, this volume includes step-by-step descriptions of thirteen (13) operative procedures in esophageal surgery.