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Complications in Gynecological Surgery
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Main description:

Risk management is a relatively new process that can sometimes evoke feelings of suspicion among clinicians. However, when used proactively, it offers the opportunity to act at the root cause of an incident to expose de? ?ci- cies in the system rather than in individuals. This process encourages a s- portive approach to patients, relatives, and staff. The overall aim should be to learn lessons rather than to attribute blame. References 1. Vincent C, Neale G, Woloshynowych M. Adverse events in British hospitals: a p- liminary retrospective record review. Br Med J. 2001;322:517–519. 2. Neale G, Woloshynowych M, Vincent C. Exploring the causes of adverse events in NHS hospital practice. J R Soc Med. 2001;94:322–330. 3. Walshe K. The development of clinical risk management. In: Vincent C, ed. Clinical Risk Management. London: BMJ Publishing Group; 2001, p. 45–60. 4. Department of Health. An Organization with a Memory. London: HMSO; 2000. 5. National Patient Safety Agency. Reporting incidents. Available at: http://www.npsa. Assessed June 25, 2007. 6. National Con? ? dential Enquiry into Perioperative Deaths. Changing the way we operate. The 2001 Report of the National Con? ? dential Enquiry into Perioperative Deaths. London: National Con? ?dential Enquiry into Perioperative Deaths; 2001. Available at: Assessed June 25, 2007. 7. General Medical Council. Good Medical Practice. London: General Medical Council; 2006. Available at: asp.


Details recent and important developments in this area

Serves as a comprehensive guide to surgical preparation, procedure and recovery

Highlights how and why complications occur and offers practical advice on how to deal with problems that arise

Back cover:

Complications in Gynecological Surgery draws together in a single concise volume a number of recent and important developments in this area, with contributions from many experts of international standing. Based on personal evidence and cases, these leading figures of urogynecology provide a comprehensive guide to surgical preparation, procedure and recovery.

Using color illustrations and tables where appropriate, this book highlights how and why complications occur, and offers practical advice on how to deal with problems that arise. The authors’ vast field of experience allow for a state-of-the-art overview of surgical advances, outlining a variety of technical guidance, as well as patient care and risk management.

Focusing on a range of gynecological issues, including urinary tract injury, sterilization and assisted pregnancy, as well as the application of cutting-edge laparoscopy, this book will be of great interest and use to the practicing gynecologist or urologist.


Prevention of Infection Following Gynecological Surgery: The Evidence.- Complications in Gynecological Oncology.- Laparoscopic Entry Techniques: Consensus.- Complications of Laparoscopic Surgery for Endometriosis.- Abdominal Wound Closure: How to Avoid Complications.- Recent Advances in Adhesion Prevention.- What to Do When the Operation Is Over.- Laparoscopic Surgery.- Urinary Tract Complications.- The High-Risk Gynecology Patient: Assessment and Management.- Complications in Hysteroscopic Surgery: Prevention and Management.- Minimizing the Risk of Sterilization Failure: An Evidence-Based Approach.- Complications of Assisted Reproduction.


ISBN-13: 9781849966658
Publisher: Springer (Springer London)
Publication date: October, 2010
Pages: 152
Weight: 173g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Diseases and Disorders, General, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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From the reviews:

"This is a brief overview of the prevention and treatment of several surgical gynecologic complications. … The book does a decent job of evaluating and addressing the most current topics in this field. The goal of this book is to be useful to both general gynecologists and urologists. The audience could be extended to include residents and highly motivated medical students. … This ambitious book attempts to cover the highly important area of recent advances in gynecologic surgical complications." (Nora T Kizer, Doody’s Review Service, September, 2008)