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Minor Surgery at a Glance
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Minor Surgery at a Glance is an essential companion for those who wish to learn or familiarise themselves with minor surgery, including trainees and practising surgeons, dermatologists, GPs, and emergency medicine physicians. Covering the basic principles of minor surgery, as well as offering an overview of techniques and common procedures accompanied by step-by-step illustrations, this book also provides concise summaries of vital information and the clinical practicalities. Providing an accessible and practical introduction to a rapidly expanding area of practice, Minor Surgery at a Glance is ideal for medical students, foundation programme doctors, and trainees in a wide variety of disciplines who perform minor operations.


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Contributors vii Preface ix Part I Avoiding and managing problems: principles of safe surgery 1 1 Consent 2 2 Physical environment 4 3 Set-up 6 4 Instruments 8 5 Infection control and prevention 10 6 Human factors 12 7 Focused history 14 8 Specimen processing and reporting 16 9 Follow-up 18 10 Anaphylaxis 20 11 Emergencies and resuscitation 22 12 Audit and practice 23 13 Communication and conflict resolution 24 Part II Basic pain control and anaesthesia 27 14 Local anaesthesia 28 15 Sedation 30 16 General and regional anaesthesia 33 Part III Core surgical knowledge 37 17 Skin incisions 38 18 Principles of wound closure 40 19 Sutures 42 20 Needles 44 21 Diathermy 46 22 Dressings 48 23 Haemostasis 50 24 Hypertrophic and keloid scarring 52 Part IV Practice of minor surgery 55 Elective minor surgery 25 Biopsy techniques 56 26 Benign and premalignant skin lesions 58 27 Melanoma 60 28 Non-melanoma skin cancer 62 29 Neck lumps 64 30 Sebaceous cysts 66 31 Lipoma 68 32 The reconstructive ladder 70 33 Cryotherapy for verrucae 72 34 Muscle and nerve biopsy 74 35 Ingrown toenail 77 36 Lymph node excision 80 37 Sclerotherapy 82 38 Botulinum toxin 84 Emergency minor surgery 39 Tetanus 86 40 Scalp lacerations 88 41 Foreign bodies 90 42 Facial trauma and lacerations 92 43 Hand injuries 95 44 Trauma assessment 98 45 Psychosocial considerations 100 46 Incision and drainage of abscesses 102 47 Complications 104 48 Difficult locations 106 Index 107


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ISBN-13: 9781118561423
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (John Wiley & Sons Inc)
Publication date: January, 2017
Pages: 122
Dimensions: 216.00 x 275.00 x 6.00

Subcategories: General