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Title Abernathy's surgical secrets
Edition 6th ed. / [edited by] Alden H. Harken, Ernest E. Moore
Published Philadelphia, PA : Mosby/Elsevier, Ā©2009


Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 517 pages) : illustrations
Series Secrets series
Secrets series.
Contents Are you Ready for your Surgical Rotation? -- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- Evaluation and Treatment of Cardiac Dysrhythmias -- How to Think about Shock -- What is Pulmonary Insufficiency? -- Mechanical Ventilation -- Why Get Arterial Blood Gases? -- Fluids, Electrolytes, Gatorade, and Sweat -- Nutritional Assessment, Parenteral, and Enteral Nutrition -- What Does Postoperative Fever Mean? -- Surgical Wound Infection -- Priorities in Evaluation of the Acute Abdomen -- Surgical Infectious Disease -- Risks of Blood-Borne Disease -- Initial Assessment -- Posttraumatic Hemorrhagic Shock -- Traumatic Brain Injury -- Spinal Cord Injuries -- Penetrating Neck Trauma -- Blunt Thoracic Trauma -- Penetrating Thoracic Trauma -- Blunt Abdominal Trauma -- Penetrating Abdominal Trauma -- Hepatic and Biliary Trauma -- Splenic Trauma -- Pancreatic and Duodenal Injury -- Trauma to the Colon and Rectum -- Pelvic Fractures -- Upper Urinary Tract Injuries -- Lower Urinary Tract Injury and Pelvic Trauma -- Extremity Vascular Injuries -- Facial Lacerations -- Basic Care of Hand Injuries -- Burns -- Pediatric Trauma -- Appendicitis -- Gallbladder Disease -- Pancreatic Cancer -- Acute Pancreatitis -- Diagnosis and Therapy of Chronic Pancreatitis -- Portal Hypertension and Esophageal Varices -- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease -- Esophageal Cancer -- Acid-Peptic Ulcer Disease -- Small Bowel Obstruction -- Intestinal Ischemia -- Diverticular Disease of the Colon -- Acute Large Bowel Obstruction -- Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding -- Colorectal Polyps -- Colorectal Carcinoma -- Anorectal Disease -- Inguinal Hernia -- Bariatric Surgery -- Hyperparathyroidism -- Hyperthyroidism -- Thyroid Nodules and Cancer -- Surgical Hypertension -- Adrenal Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy Incidentaloma -- Breast Masses -- Primary Therapy for Breast Cancer -- What Is Cancer? -- Melanoma -- Parotid Tumors -- Neck Masses -- What is Atherosclerosis? -- Arterial Insufficiency -- Carotid Disease -- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm -- Venous Disease -- Noninvasive Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory -- Coronary Artery Disease -- Mitral Stenosis -- Mitral Regurgitation -- Aortic Valvular Disease -- Thoracic Surgery for Non-Neoplastic Disease -- Lung Cancer -- Solitary Pulmonary Nodule -- Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm -- Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis -- Intestinal Obstruction of Neonates and Infants -- Imperforate Anus -- Tracheoesophageal Malformations -- Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia -- Abdominal Tumors -- Congenital Cysts and Sinuses of the Neck -- Liver Transplantation -- Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation -- Heart Transplantation -- Mechanical Circulatory Support -- Lung Transplantation -- The Surgical Approach to Infertility -- Urinary Calculus Disease -- Renal Cell Carcinoma -- Bladder Cancer -- Prostate Cancer -- Urodynamics and Voiding Dysfunction -- Pediatric Urology -- Can Health Care Be Reformed? -- Ethics in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit -- Professionalism
Summary The new edition of this leading volume in the Secrets SeriesĀ® offers the very latest overview of surgical practice. A two-color page layout, question-and-answer approach, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in surgery gives you the perfect concise board review or handy clinical reference, while updated coverage throughout equips you with all of the most current and essential knowledge in the field. Valuable pearls, tips, and memory aids make this the perfect resource for a fast surgical review or reference. Uses bulleted lists, tables, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference. Includes pearls, tips, and memory aids, making it perfect as a handy surgical review for board exams or clinical reference. Covers all of today's most common surgical procedures and techniques. Presents a "Controversies" section in many chapters that highlights the pros and cons of selected procedures and approaches. Features a compact trim size for enhanced portability
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Surgery -- Examinations, questions, etc
Surgery, Operative.
Surgical Procedures, Operative
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Surgery, Operative.
Chirurgie (geneeskunde)
Genre/Form Examinations.
Form Electronic book
Author Abernathy, Charles
Harken, Alden H
Moore, Ernest Eugene
ISBN 0323074758
Other Titles Surgical secrets