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Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons provides a comprehensive guide to the use of ultrasonography in surgical practice of abdominal diseases. The content is divided into three major sections, with the final section being dedicated to the logistics of incorporating ultrasound into a surgical practice. In Part I : The Basics, the principles of ultrasonography are reviewed focusing on ultrasound physics, equipment and instrumentation. A detailed approach to the various scanning methods with image and artifact interpretation is demonstrated with illustrations and images. In Part II : Anatomy, Application and Intervention, ultrasound anatomy and its use in surgery are detailed. The normal and abnormal ultrasound anatomy of specific abdominal organ or organ systems (esophagus, liver, pancreas, biliary, stomach, anorectum, vascularabdominal wall) with illustrations and images are demonstrated. A state-of-the-art review of the major applications of surgical abdominal ultrasound is provided in this section ranging from trauma ultrasound and laparoscopic staging to techniques in ultrasound guidance and three-dimensional targeting. In Part III : Ultrasound in Surgical Practice, the practical aspects of incorporation of ultrasound into a surgical practice are addressed with topics ranging from credentialing to coding and billing. Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons will serve as a very useful resource and guide for surgeons and students with little to some experience in ultrasound, including practicing surgeons, surgical fellows and surgical residents.
Edited by two preeminent leaders in the use of ultrasound in surgical practice, this volume is a state-of-the-art guide to preoperative and intraoperative applications of ultrasound. The book familiarizes surgeons with current equipment, scanning techniques, and interventional instrumentation and provides detailed instruction on diagnostic and interventional ultrasound for specific surgical diseases in each anatomic region. A major portion of the book focuses on intraoperative, laparoscopic, and endoscopic ultrasound in abdominal organs. Coverage also includes ultrasound in trauma and acute care settings. Hundreds of ultrasound images complement the text. Line drawings are used to clarify the images where necessary.
This text provides surgeons with an introduction to the use of state-of-the-art ultrasound technology in the diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases. Coverage begins with a review of ultrasound principles, instrumentation, and techniques. The next group of chapters describes the normal and pathologic ultrasound appearances of the abdomen (particularly the pancreas, gastrointestinal tract, and spleen); the hepatobiliary tract; the colon and rectum; the breast; and the peripheral vascular system. A major portion of the book details the applications of interventional, intraoperative, laparoscopic, and endoscopic ultrasound. Also included is a chapter on the use of ultrasound in the management of trauma. More than 350 illustrations complement the text throughout.
Emergency and Trauma Care is written for Australian emergency care providers including paramedics, emergency nurses, pre-hospital care providers, nurse practitioners, general practice nurses and allied health practitioners including occupational therapists and physiotherapists who are caring for trauma patients. This book follows the patient journey from pre-hospital to definitive care. Using a body systems approach, each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of adult and paediatric emergencies. Implications for clinical practice is supported by chapters of professional practice, clinical skills, research, evidence-based practice, and legal, ethical and cultural issues. Clinical assessment, physiology, management and rationale for intervention of common and not so common emergency presentations are provided, with each chapter providing clear and relevant examples for both Paramedics and Nurses. Emergency and Trauma Care brings together a team of highly respected clinical practitioners and academics to deliver the most up-to-date text dealing with the practical procedures and evidence experienced by emergency and trauma care providers every day. Chapter 2 Pre-hospital care overview in Australia and NZ Chapter 10 Scene assessment, management and rescue Chapter 11 Pre-Hospital Clinical Reasoning, Triage and Communication Pre-hospital and emergency nursing considerations included in all relevant chapters Chapter 5 Cultural Considerations in Emergency Care addresses cultural diversity, beliefs and values and focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and Maori health Chapter 19 Resuscitation includes advanced life support, airway management and incorporates the 2010 Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines Chapter 37 People with disabilities provides assessment, examination and communication strategies for working with clients with intellectual and physical disabilities Section 5 focuses on examination and communication strategies for working with unique population groups, including the elderly, disabled, obstetric and paediatric patients Section 6 details major trauma assessment and management, blast injury, and trauma to specific body regions Essentials outline the main points addressed in each chapter Practice tips assist with communication skills, procedures and assessment Case studies supported by questions throughout Summaries and Key points, review questions, web links and references provide for consolidation and further research. Evolve resources include Power point slides, 30 additional Case studies, image bank, web links Three paramedic specific chapters (including scene assessment and management)
Here’s a unified evidence-based approach to problems encountered in trauma and critical care surgical situations. Comprehensive and concise, it is ideal for a quick overview before entering the operating room or ICU, or as a review for board certification or recertification. Be prepared for the unexpected with practical, concise coverage of major surgical problems in trauma and critical care. Get expert practical and up-to-date guidance on ventilator management, damage control, noninvasive techniques, imaging, infection control, dealing with mass casualties, treating injuries induced by chemical and biological agents, and much more. Find the information you need quickly and easily through numerous illustrations, key points boxes, algorithms, and tables.
This groundbreaking textbook provides the first comprehensive overview of the utility of ultrasonography in surgical practice. Designed for easy reference as well as complete coverage, Ultrasound in Surgical Practice: Basic Principles and Clinical Applications includes a detailed introduction to the basic principles of ultrasonography as well as extensively illustrated guidelines for "reading" ultrasound images. The book's scope embraces equipment, technique, and interpretation and its highly visual, didactic approach provides the reader with numerous examples of normal and abnormal sonographic findings. Featuring contributions from leading experts, Ultrasound in Surgical Practice: Basic Principles and Clinical Applications includes individual chapters on such topics as: * Breast Ultrasound * Abdominal Ultrasound * Trauma Ultrasound * Intraoperative and Laparoscopic Ultrasound * Endoscopic Ultrasound of the Stomach and Pancreas * Endoluminal Ultrasound of the Rectum and Esophagus * Ultrasound in Endocrine Diseases * Gynecologic Ultrasound for Surgeons Ultrasound in Surgical Practice: Basic Principles and Clinical Applications is an indispensable reference for all surgeons and surgical residents. Related Title Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery: Imaging Strategies and Surgical Decision-Making Stephen R. T. Evans, M.D. and Susan M. Ascher, M.D. Provides detailed protocols for the effective pre- and intraoperative use of ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging as well as endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, angiography, and nuclear medicine.
This pocket-sized handbook describes techniques for performing focused assessment by sonography in trauma situations and other applications in the ICU, operation room, and office. Topics of the 15 contributions include abdominal aortic aneurysm screening, surveillance of deep vein thrombosis, insertion of central catheters, transcranial Doppler, tr
This unique book is written specifically for surgeons. But that's not all. Edited by a surgeon and a gastroenterology specialist, its relevant to both these disciplines. What's more, it's comprehensive and detailed: it covers everything from the technical basics, to emergency surgical ultrasound, to possible further diagnostic procedures. A truly practical guide Over 850 high-quality illustrations help to put the theory into practice. And explanatory drawings next to each ultrasound picture make it easy for even the inexperienced eye to interpret images. Clear, concise -- and easy to use Information is broken down into clear sections. Each section focuses on the surgical ultrasound of a specific organ system, and is written by a proven expert in the field. Topics include: The acute abdomen Thoracic and abdominal trauma Endoscopic ultrasound Doppler and color-coded Duplex ultrasound Transplantation ultrasound Intraoperative ultrasound
The Fourth Edition of D. Eugene Strandness's Duplex Scanning in Vascular Disorders has been significantly revised by a new team of authors. This book explains the physiologic principles of duplex scanning and methodically explores each of the major clinical application areas: cerebrovascular, peripheral arterial, peripheral venous, visceral vascular, and specialized applications including assessment of aortic endografts, follow-up of carotid and peripheral artery stents, treatment of pseudoaneurysms, surveillance of infrainguinal bypass grafts, dialysis access procedures, and evaluation prior to coronary artery bypass grafts. Each chapter is authored by a team consisting of an MD and a sonography technologist. The book includes new Doppler scan images.
Issues in Surgical Research, Techniques, and Innovation: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Surgical Research, Techniques, and Innovation. The editors have built Issues in Surgical Research, Techniques, and Innovation: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Surgical Research, Techniques, and Innovation in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Surgical Research, Techniques, and Innovation: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
Author: George W. Holcomb,Jerry D Murphy,Daniel J Ostlie
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Acclaimed for its unsurpassed readability and manageable scope, Ashcraft’s Pediatric Surgery presents authoritative, practical guidance on treating the entire range of general surgical and urological problems in infants, children, and adolescents. State-of-the-art, expert coverage equips you to implement all the latest approaches and achieve optimal outcomes for all of your patients. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Make the most effective use of today’s best open and minimally invasive techniques, including single-site umbilical laparoscopic surgery, with guidance from internationally recognized experts in the field. Focus on evidence-based treatments and outcomes to apply today’s best practices. Stay current with timely topics thanks to brand-new chapters on Choledochal Cyst and Gallbladder Disease, Tissue Engineering, and Ethics in Pediatric Surgery, plus comprehensive updates throughout. Hone and expand your surgical skills by watching videos of minimally invasive procedures for recto urethral fistula, biliary atresia, laparoscopic splenectomy, uterine horn, and more. Grasp the visual nuances of surgery from over 1,000 images depicting today’s best surgical practices.
Author: Rakesh R. Misra,M. C. Uthappa,Pradip K. Datta
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
It is vital that the surgeon has an understanding of how to rapidly interpret and diagnose all forms of images (plain film, CT, MRI etc.). Radiology for Surgeons is a superbly illustrated guide to interpreting all forms of images, aimed specifically at the trainee general surgeon. Information is presented by organ/system, and each 'case' is illustrated with high quality halftones and superb gross colour specimen illustrations where necessary to highlight underlying pathology. All 'cases' follow a consistent format.
Ultrasound continues to be one of the most important diagnostic tools in medicine and is used by a wide range of healthcare professionals across many applications. This book provides a practical, clinically relevant guide for all practitioners working in the field of abdominal ultrasound. Its aim is to enable the operator to maximize the diagnostic information and recognize the limitations of ultrasound scans. Accessible, step-by-step approach Covers the basic related anatomy, technique and ultrasound appearances together with the most common pathological processes Written at a level suitable for both students and practitioners This new edition features: 4-colour figures throughout New chapters on 'Ultrasound in infectious diseases' and 'Safety and musculoskeletal disorders Expanded sections on the bowel, and Contrast agent techniques.
An integrated textbook With STUDENT CONSULT online access
Author: Eric KS Lim,Yoon Kong Loke,Alastair M. Thompson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This is a stunning new hybrid textbook that has evolved as a direct response to the increasing integration of the two disciplines of medicine and surgery in today's medical curricula. The advantage of this combined approach is it reduces the amount of reading by the elimination of repetition (and inconsistencies) to provide an integrated explanation of the common problems faced both by students during exams and clinicians in daily practice. This book's greatest asset is the ability to illustrate that medical and surgical treatment options are actually part of a continuum in the management of disease. An integrated textbook combining the two major clinical specialities of general medicine and general surgery. Written and edited by a team of physicians and surgeons supported by a team of specialist subject advisors. Puts medicine and surgery in the context of the continuum of disease management and outlines a comprehensive and structured approach to patient management. Adopts a current evidence-based approach with extensive use of national and international guidelines. A full colour textbook with innovative design features and illustrations.
Author: Charles J. Yeo,David W McFadden,John H. Pemberton,Jeffrey H. Peters,Jeffrey B. Matthews
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Comprehensive and complete, Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract delivers the definitive, clinically oriented, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve optimal outcomes managing the entire spectrum of gastrointestinal disorders. Make effective use of the latest endoscopic, robotic, and minimally invasive procedures as well as medical therapies with unbeatable advice from a "who’s who" of international authorities! Find expert answers to any clinical question in gastrointestinal surgery, from the esophagus to the colon. See exactly what to look for and how to proceed from an abundance of beautifully detailed intraoperative and laparoscopic photographs.
Unless dealing with injury regularly, few surgeons can attain and sustain the level of skill necessary for decision making in major trauma. This includes both the intellectual decisions and the manual dexterity required to perform all the manoeuvres needed for surgical access and control. These can be particularly challenging, and may be infrequently required, yet rapid access to and control of sites of haemorrhage following trauma can be life-saving surgical intervention. Many situations require specialist trauma expertise, yet often this is simply not on hand within the available time frame. Manual of Definitive Surgical Trauma Care, Second Edition, is written by the editorial board of the DSTCTM, which is a short course focusing on the life-saving surgical techniques and surgical decision-making required for surgeons who deal with major surgical trauma on an infrequent basis. This course supplements the well-recognized and accepted American College of Surgeons' Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS®) course. This manual is published in association with IATSIC (the International Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care), and is written by an Editorial Board of surgeons who belong to that society. IATSIC are broadening their reach and running more and more courses worldwide. This new second edition has been updated to incorporate all recent developments in this rapidly progressing area. It emphasizes how practical 'real-life' decisions on the care of the injured patient should be made and then covers in practical terms the surgical techniques required. Every aspect of surgical trauma care is covered, including: ·the causation of injuries - aids rapid understanding of presented trauma; ·the initial, pre-hospital and emergency department care of the patient - all of which may determine eventual outcome; ·the resources required, both physical and intellectual, within the hospital to deal with the specific problems associated with patients with multiple injuries; the limitations in providing specialist expertise within the time frame required. It is an ideal practical manual for both trainees and qualified surgeons.
Author: Moshe Schein,Paul N. Rogers,Ari Leppäniemi,Danny Rosin,Jonathan E. Efron
Publisher: tfm Publishing Limited
This, the fourth edition of Schein's Common Sense Emergency Abdominal Surgery, builds on the reputation of the three previous editions. Already a worldwide benchmark, translated into half a dozen languages, this book guides surgical trainees logically through the minefields of assessment and management of acute surgical abdominal conditions. General surgery as a concept may have been overtaken in many parts of the world by the development of niche specialties, but the need for a cohort of generalists able to deal competently with common surgical emergencies has not gone away. If you recognise this need then this is the book for you! Tyro surgeons and experienced practitioners alike will benefit from the distilled wisdom contained in these pages. The direct, no nonsense, writing style, supported by entertaining cartoons, gives clear guidance while at the same time providing amusing insights into our collective surgical pschye. NOT a standard textbook. Buy it! You'll not regret it. Some new editors and authors enhance the new edition. Almost all chapters have been revised to take account of new concepts and modern developments. New chapters have been added and some completely rewritten often with a new emphasis on the importance of a laparoscopic approach. Reviews of previous editions “This is written with short punchy chapters making it a very difficult book to put down… “. R.A.B. Wood, Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh “Since Mondor’s times in the forties of the last century there was no other book in surgery to be written so easy and witty …”. Boris D. Savchuk, World Journal of Surgery “By the end I was a total enthusiast… this is a text like no other I read… Unreservedly recommended to old and young and alike.” M. Winslet, Royal Free Hospital, London, Colorectal Disease “The title describes this book perfectly. This is a no-nonsense approach to the sometimes very difficult situations in general surgery.… The authors describe their experiences in tough situations of patient care for residents and young attendings.… the historical quotes add a good amount of insight and interest. I have not come across another book like this.… Focused on the real situations that surgeons come across, the book answers the questions that are not addressed in the major textbooks.” Robert A. Hanfland, Doody’s Review Service “This book covers emergency abdominal surgery in a useful and interesting way. [It is] a small and handy book yet the coverage is wide. It would be of interest to any general surgeon and should certainly be read by surgical trainees. [It] allows mention of many things which would otherwise be excluded from a more rigidly structured work. I was also glad to be reminded of many things which I had known but forgotten. The writers clearly know what they are talking about.” David Evans, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England A sample of testimonials posted on amazon... By Donald Dupuis, MD, Lahey Clinic ««««« “A Must Have Book. I am about to end my chief year in general surgery residency — my copy of the first edition shows the wear of half a dozen total read throughs and probably hundreds of referencings. Newest edition is equally good. For the last 3 years I have given this book to our interns if they finish their surgical internship. And I’ve paid for this myself — if you know how little residents get paid you will know how important I think it is. If you are in surgical training DO NOT WAIT ANOTHER DAY BEFORE YOU BUY THIS BOOK. I do agree with another reviewer who thought a bit of cool surgical technique would have been good too. But, all in all, best, most useful little book on surgery ever. Nuff said.” By Chet A. Morrison, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Director of Surgical Critical Care, Michigan State University «««« “A very useful practical guide. This is a fine book in the tradition of ‘guides to being on call’ — or maybe the ‘guide to the perplexed’. I like the straightforward get to the point style, and the directness of the book makes this a useful book to have handy when confronted with some of the emergency surgery problems. I would only say it could have had a bit more on surgical technique, and one or two references would have been useful (instead there was almost a militant insistence on as few as possible). But I would recommend it for any resident who is on call, and I find it useful as a staff sugeon as well.” By K. M. Kemp ««««« “Love it. I’m a big fan of this book, having just finished it a month ago. It’s a good mix of the author’s own experience as well as expert commentary when indicated. Compared to a textbook, it’s much more engaging and easier to read. Also compared to a text, it seems much more practical in the advice it gives. As a brand new intern, I gleaned a lot from this book. Highly recommended for fellow trainees.” By Jendri ««««« “A surgical must have. This is a very well written and very practical guide to emergency surgery. It covers virtually all aspects of emergency general surgery and does it in a very interesting way. I think this is one of the best books on the subject. For me it certainly is a must have. In the next edition, probably the only thing that I would like to add to this book would be the information about the military uniform worn by Dr Karl Schein on the photograph on one of the first pages. Dr Schein is wearing a uniform of the 1st Polish Army formed in Soviet Union in 1943. Altogether a great book.” By andreromeo ««««« “A must. Dr. Moshe Schein has a very personal view about medicine and about the art of surgery, and that is why this book is really a must for clinicians and surgeons.” By Andy ««««« “Simply perfect. The best choice in surgery for trainees! It makes the more difficult surgery areas very easy to understand. I recommend it to all surgeons.” By maxim ««««« “Worth every penny. Invaluable as a guide to assist in the resolution of a broad range of abdominal problems. The book is well structured, running from opening chapters addressing pre-operative issues, and on through a pretty complete spectrum of gut complaints likely to arise in the real world, and how best to sort them out. It’s not only useful, but very well written, and, for a text book, an absolute pleasure to read. Short bite size chapters combined with the occasional cartoon make this 3rd edition of Schein well worth the investment. Blend with Cope’s Diagnosis of the Acute Abdomen for the ideal cocktail.” By J. D. Wassner ««««« “Well-written, easy to read. Should be required reading for any General Surgery resident, & anyone who does acute-care & trauma.”
Author: Raphael Sun,David Ring,Steven Sauk,Hui Sen Chong
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Surgical residents receive no formal training on reading imaging studies. Imaging For Surgical Disease was written to be a tool they can carry with them to help identify common surgical disease. Authored by surgeons instead of radiologists, this quick reference guide only presents the information surgeons will need to effectively use radiology to help confirm the diagnosis. Using bulleted text, this quick reference covers 100 conditions in all areas general surgical residents will see in their training. Each section of the book concentrates on one specific disease process and includes images demonstrating positive findings. Each image is clearly labeled to highlight the area of interest as well as surrounding anatomy for reference points. Designed to fit in a resident’s pocket, this compact handbook will help the reader get a better understanding of which diagnostic imaging is appropriate for each patient and how it should be ordered.
Author: Donna D. Ignatavicius,M. Linda Workman,Chris Winkelman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
The Clinical Companion for Ignatavicius & Workman: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 7th Edition, is an easy-to-use, A-Z guide to 245 common medical-surgical conditions and their management. Written in a reader-friendly, direct-address style, this handbook is a convenient quick reference that you can carry with you on clinical days. A-Z synopses of 245 diseases and disorders, along with related collaborative care, serve as both a quick reference for clinical days and a study resource for essential information Streamlined format helps you focus more effectively on nursing care priorities Consistent collaborative care format helps you prepare for clinical days more efficiently. Special Considerations highlights call your attention to important aspects of nursing care, such as Genetic/Genomic Considerations, Considerations for Older Adults, Women's Health Considerations, and Cultural Considerations. National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) icons help you provide safe and effective care by highlighting safety information identified in The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals. Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing sections provide a quick, one-stop review of eight concepts that are critical to medical-surgical nursing practice. A-Z thumb tabs along the edges of the pages facilitate quick access to clinical information for just-in-time learning and review at the bedside. 10 quick-reference appendices provide need-to-know, quick-reference coverage of common or important clinical topics Guide to Head-To-Toe Physical Assessment of Adults Terminology Associated With Fluid and Electrolyte Balance Laboratory Values Interventions for Common Environmental Emergencies Chemical and Biological Agents of Terrorism Discharge Planning Electrocardiographic Complexes, Segments, and Intervals The Patient Requiring Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation The Patient Requiring Chest Tubes Communication Quick Reference for Spanish-Speaking Patients Updated content matches the Ignatavicius & Workman textbook for a reliably seamless reference and study experience. UNIQUE! Nursing Safety Priorities highlights have been refined and divided into three types of Nursing Safety Priority highlights: Drug Alert!, Critical Rescue!, and Action Alert! to help you recognize critical situations in which the patient's health or very life may be in jeopardy. Increased use of color improves table readability and highlights headings and new Nursing Safety Priority boxes.