Oxford handbook of clinical surgery / edited by Greg McLatchie, Neil Borley, Joanna Chikwe.

Contributor(s): McLatchie, Greg R | Borley, Neil R | Chikwe, JoannaMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Oxford handbooks | Oxford medical publicationsPublication details: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013Edition: 4th edDescription: 1 online resource (xxxviii, 794 pages)ISBN: 9780199699476; 019969947X (pbk.)Other title: Handbook of clinical surgerySubject(s): Surgical Procedures, Operative | Surgical Procedures, OperativeGenre/Form: Handbooks | Handbook DDC classification: 617 LOC classification: RD37 | .M45 2013NLM classification: 2013 H-252 | WO 39Online resources: Click here to access this book using your OpenAthens username & password (HSE East only). Other regions please contact your local library. Summary: This bestselling Oxford Handbook has been thoroughly revised for the new edition to include brand new chapters on Paediatric Orthopaedics and Common Surgical Procedures, as well as new presentations, illustrations, and new anatomy and emergency indexes to aid quick reference. It is an invaluable tool for junior surgical trainees, medical students, nursing, paramedical, and rehabilitation staff. The handbook covers the assessment and preparation of the patient, anaesthesia and critical care, inflammation, wound healing and infection, and the key components of general surgical practice, as well as chapters on other surgical specialties, including plastic, paediatric, and orthopaedic surgery. There are step-by-step descriptions of common operative surgical techniques, practical hints and procedures, and information on signs, symptoms and rarities. Emergency presentations are clearly identified for rapid reference and investigations and management plans are set out in a clear and easy-to-follow way. Surgically relevant anatomy and physiology has been expanded for each area, quick reference symbols ensure the reader is guided to key facts, and there is an increased focus on evidence-based practice with key references throughout.
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Previous ed.: 2007.

Includes index.

This bestselling Oxford Handbook has been thoroughly revised for the new edition to include brand new chapters on Paediatric Orthopaedics and Common Surgical Procedures, as well as new presentations, illustrations, and new anatomy and emergency indexes to aid quick reference. It is an invaluable tool for junior surgical trainees, medical students, nursing, paramedical, and rehabilitation staff. The handbook covers the assessment and preparation of the patient, anaesthesia and critical care, inflammation, wound healing and infection, and the key components of general surgical practice, as well as chapters on other surgical specialties, including plastic, paediatric, and orthopaedic surgery. There are step-by-step descriptions of common operative surgical techniques, practical hints and procedures, and information on signs, symptoms and rarities. Emergency presentations are clearly identified for rapid reference and investigations and management plans are set out in a clear and easy-to-follow way. Surgically relevant anatomy and physiology has been expanded for each area, quick reference symbols ensure the reader is guided to key facts, and there is an increased focus on evidence-based practice with key references throughout.

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