2009

General Surgery

ISBN: 978-1-84628-832-6 (Print) 978-1-84628-833-3 (Online)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-lviii

  2. General Principles

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      Pages 1-12

      Anesthesia and Risk Management

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      Pages 13-22

      Fluids and Electrolytes

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      Pages 23-36

      Nutritional Support in the Surgical Patient

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      Pages 37-42

      Abnormal Bleeding and Coagulopathies

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      Pages 43-52

      Blood Transfusion and Alternative Therapies

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      Pages 53-62

      Circulatory Monitoring

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      Pages 63-72

      Acute Pain Management

  3. Trauma and Burns

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      Pages 73-86

      Initial Evaluation of the Trauma Patient

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      Pages 87-96

      Blunt Abdominal Trauma

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      Pages 97-108

      Penetrating Trauma: Neck, Thorax, and Abdomen

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      Pages 109-120

      Vascular Trauma: Life-threatening Thoracoabdominal Injuries and Limb-threatening Extremity Injuries

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      Pages 121-130

      Thermal Injury

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      Pages 131-142

      Closed Head Injury

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      Pages 143-154

      Spinal Trauma

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      Pages 155-164

      Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

  4. Critical Care

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      Pages 165-178

      Acute Renal Failure

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      Pages 179-194

      Monitoring of Respiratory Function and Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation

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      Pages 195-210

      Coma and Altered Mental Status in the Surgical Critical Care Setting; Brain Death

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      Pages 211-218

      Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias

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      Pages 219-222

      Do Not Resuscitate, Do Not Treat

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