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The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Surgical Patient Management / Edition 1

The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Surgical Patient Management / Edition 1


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Written by experts from the world renowned Cleveland Clinic, this superb guide focuses specifically on surgical operations rather than surgical disease, providing readers with the specific information they need*fast. Uniform and consistent, this handy resource features the comprehensive and timely coverage needed to manage surgical patients effectively and efficiently.

For each procedure, you'll find...
* a brief overview of pathophysiology which outlines the diseases process and the data necessary to understand it
* descriptions of the most commonly seen presenting signs
* pre-operative work-up instructions, including radiologic and laboratory tests to confirm the diagnosis
* pre- and post-operative orders
* step-by-step descriptions of the operative technique
* lists of potential complications during in the post-operative period

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323017091
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/10/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 4.30(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Director, Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Research Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH; Resident in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Resident in Surgery, George Washington Medical Center, Washington, DC

Staff Surgeon, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Table of Contents

Part I: Fluids, Electrolyte, and Nutrition
1. Fluids and Electrolytes
2. Enteral Feeding Access
3. Surgical Enteral Nutrition

Part II. Surgical Emergencies
4. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleed
5. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleed
6. Intestinal Obstruction
7. Shock

Part III. Esophagus and Stomach
8. Achalasia
9. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Paraesophageal Hernia
10. Ulcer Disease
11. Gastric Cancer

Part IV. Small and Large Intestine
12. Appendectomy
13. Diverticular Disease
14. Colon Cancer
15. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Part V. Anorectal
16. Fistula in Ano
17. Perirectal Abscess
18. Hemorrhoids
19. Rectal Cancer

Part VI. Hepatobiliary and Pancreas
20. Cholecystectomy
21. Acute Pancreatitis
22. Cirrhosis
23. Liver Cancer and Resection
24. Pancreatic Cancer
25. Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

Part VII. Hernia
26. Inguinal Hernia
27. Umbilical Abdominal Hernia

Part VIII. Endocrine
28. Thyroidectomy
29. Parathyroidectomy
30. Neoplasms of the Endocrine Pancreas
31. Adrenal Disease
32. Breast Cancer

Part IX. Vascular
33. Carotid Endarterectomy
34. Mesentaric Ischemia
35. Dialysis Access: Chronic Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

Part X. Skin & Soft Tissue
36. Wound Healing and Management
37. Skin and Soft Tissue Tumors
38. Melanoma

Part XI. Hematology
39. Splenectomy

Part XII. Cardiothoracic Surgery
40. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
41. Cardiac Valve Disease
42. Lung Cancer
43. Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
44. Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery

Part XIII. Ear, Nose, and Throat
45. Nosebleeds (Epistaxis)
46. Tracheotomy
47. Parotidectomy

Part XIV. Transplant
48. Renal Transplantation
49. Transplantation of the Pancreas
50. Liver Transplantation
51. Pulmonary Transplantation
52. Cardiac Transplantation

Part XV. Palm Pilotss
53. Digital Peripheral Brains

Part XVI. Bedside Procedures
54. Chest Tubes
55. Thoracentesis
56. Lumbar Puncture

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