Long considered the bible of thoracic surgery, this comprehensive two-volume textbook guides you through virtually every open and endoscopic surgical technique with expert commentary by the leaders in thoracic surgery from around the world. Coverage includes extensive sections on lung cancer and other pulmonary tumors. All facets of thoracic disease are covered from anatomy and embryology to diagnostics, including extensive radiological sections. Multidisciplinary contributions on medical treatment, radiation oncology, and surgery and anesthesia are included. Highlights include new material on minimally invasive procedures and thoroughly updated diagnostic and treatment information. Operative checklists are included in procedural chapters, and procedures are presented as bulleted to-do lists wherever possible. This edition also covers non-resection therapies for high-risk non-small cell lung cancer patients, including sublobar resection with adjuvant brachytherapy, radiotherapy ablation, and stereotactic body radiation therapy. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text with all images and video clips of selected procedures.
Each double-sided, laminated CPT® 2017 Express Reference coding card is designed to facilitate proper CPT® coding by supplying hundreds of the most commonly reported CPT® codes per medical specialty. These easy-to-use reference cards allow health care providers and staff members to easily locate a desired code, which can then be referenced in the CPT® codebook. A separate modifiers card lists all modifiers used with CPT® and HCPCS codes.
Each double-sided, laminated CPT® 2018 Express Reference coding card is designed to facilitate quick, yet accurate CPT coding by supplying hundreds of the most commonly reported CPT codes per medical specialty. These easy-to-use reference cards allow health care providers and staff members to easily locate a desired code, which can then be referenced in the CPT codebook. A separate card lists all modifiers used with CPT and HCPCS codes. Features and Benefits • AMA EXCLUSIVE! CPT medium descriptors, symbols, and official CPT guidelines included on the cards for each specialty • Illustrations and tables from the CPT® 2018 Professional codebook — provide visual examples of anatomy, procedures and services discussed within the codes • Formatted in code order under codebook sections and subsections — makes locating a code quick and easy for thosefamiliar with the codebook • Portability — cards fit easily into the codebook • Durable — lamination creates a sturdy, tear-resistant resource suitable for daily use
The beauty of general surgery is putting different but important pieces of information together to find the answer. It is like putting pieces of a puzzle together. The market is full of either massive textbooks or deficient handbooks. This book is not meant to discuss in-depth the disease but rather put all the important principles and knowledge together to achieve the clearest picture of different surgical diseases. The book uses a to-the-point approach and outlines important points for patient care, rounds and even board examinations. This book will help the surgical student or resident to become a well-rounded surgeon.
The classic surgical atlas, more comprehensive than ever!A Doody's Core Title for 2017!For more than half-a-century, Zollinger’s Atlas of Surgical Operations has been the gold-standard reference for learning howto perform the most common surgical procedures using safe, well-established techniques. The tenth edition continues this tradition of excellence. The atlas covers gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic, vascular, gynecologic, and additional procedures, including hernia repair, vascular access, breast procedures, sentinel lymph node biopsy,thyroidectomy, and many more. The illustrations in this atlas have withstood the test of time. They allow you to visualize both the anatomy and the operation, making the book useful as a refresher or for learning the steps of a particular procedure.The tenth edition of Zollinger’s Atlas of Surgical Operations expands the content to include 19 new operations. Each chapter contains beautifully rendered line drawings with color highlights that depict every important action you must consider while performing the operation. Each chapter also includes consistently formatted coverage of indications,preoperative preparation, anesthesia, position, operative preparation, incision and exposure, procedure, closure, and postoperative care.
Demanding surgical situations require expert advice from pioneers in the field as well as from those on the front lines of trauma care. Practical and evidence-based, Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, 2nd Edition, draws on the experience of Drs. Juan A. Asensio and Donald D. Trunkey to offer a comprehensive, contemporary summary of the treatment and post-operative management of traumatic injuries. The concise format makes it ideally suited for everyday use, and new, full-color illustrations highlight the most important aspects of urgent surgical care, including ventilator management, damage control, noninvasive techniques, imaging, infection control, dealing with mass casualties, and treating injuries induced by chemical and biological agents. "I would recommend it as worthwhile reading and a valuable reference for anyone involved in the care of the trauma patient." Foreword by: Jeffrey T. Sugimoto, Creighton University, June 2015Stay informed on a wide variety of key topics – more than in any other existing text on trauma and critical care surgery. Consult this title for a quick overview before you enter the OR or ICU, and use it as a review tool for board certification and recertification. Review the essential principles of diagnosis and treatment, as well as the specifics of surgical therapy – useful for surgeons across all specialties. Review and access the most comprehensive operative approaches and techniques by master trauma surgeons. This textbook, like no other, places a great deal of emphasis on the surgical techniques required to manage the most complex injuries. Its new and updated sections on vascular injuries, as well as its many operative illustrations and figures, provide a comprehensive guide for these techniques. Access practical and up-to-date information on the most important aspects of trauma surgical care, including operative management and surgical critical care strategies and protocols including ventilator management, damage control, noninvasive techniques, imaging, infection control. This textbook provides the latest information to deal with mass casualties and injuries induced by chemical and biological agents, making it a unique reference source. Explore recent developments in imaging technology that have led to many new interventional techniques for the placement of tracheostomy, gastrostomy, and insertion of IVC filters.Stay up to date on new ventilatory techniques, including high-frequency jet ventilation (HFJV) as well as acute release pressure-related ventilation (APRV).Easily visualize complex topics with full-color images and high-quality surgical illustrations throughout the text. Take advantage of evidence-based practice guidelines integrated into the text whenever possible, as well as the comprehensive utilization of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma – Organ Injury Scales (AAST-OIS).Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase.
There is a need for a concise revision guide for the FRCS General Surgery Intercollegiate exam., and this is such a book, serving as a companion for the trainee throughout the course of their six-year training rotation. It reflects the exact framework of the exam syllabus issued by the Joint Committee on Higher Surgical Training (JCHST), and contains the most recently amended guidelines. The question and answer style used is a popular and effective method which lends itself perfectly to studying either alone or as a group, wherein one acts as examiner and the other as candidate. Further, the exam is very clinically orientated, with vivas based on a clinical scenario, using patients and images as method of initiating clinical discussion. This book will act as supplementary reading for any course relating to the FRCS exit examination in general surgery. Both the authors and main contributors have passed the FRCS exam in general surgery and have many years experience in postgraduate medical education. CONTENTS Section 1: How to prepare for the FRCS Section 2: Case scenarios with viva questions and answers Emergency Surgery Trauma Critical Care Elective Surgery Physiology of pneumo-peritoneum Endocrine Surgery Breast Surgery Upper GI surgery: Oesophago-gastric surgery Upper GI surgery: Hepatobiliary surgery Vascular Surgery Academic paper Transplantation Section 3: Clinical Examination Candidate experiences & anecdotes Anshan Publishers is a publisher of fine medical, scientific, and technical books. We find the best titles from our worldwide publishing partners and bring them to the global marketplace. We publish in a wide range of fields, including:- Anatomy Anesthesia Cardiology Dermatology Hospital Acquired Infections/Epidemiology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthalmology Orthopedics Pain Management Pathology Pediatrics Pharmacy Radiology Surgery Ultrasound, ECG, and Echo
Jog your memory and be confident in your ability to adapt in the fast-paced OR environmentSusan Sheets, the Association of Surgical Technologists’ “Educator of the Year” in 2009, brings you the OR survival guide that fits in your pocket. Consult it at the start of your day or between cases to jog your memory and build your confidence.Refresh your knowledge of the essentials of aseptic technique, surgical conscience, anatomy, basic set-up, instruments, and sutures. Be ready for challenging situations with tips for communicating effectively in the OR. Anticipate need and attune your critical thinking to be able to set up your back table and mayo stand quickly and efficiently, count effectively, and communicate well with your team. Consult it to organize your case so you can start and end it with confidence. From aseptic technique to effective communication and everything in between, here’s the on-the-spot guidance you need to survive in the OR in a pocket-sized, quick reference.