A unique question-and-answer book for surgical residents and trainees that covers all surgical aspects of critical care and acute or emergency medicine This is a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind question-and-answer text for medical professionals and apprentices concentrating on the growing subspecialty of surgery in critical care and emergency surgery. Covering all surgical aspects of critical care and acute or emergency surgery, it is an ideal learning and review text for surgical residents and trainees who care for these patients and those taking the Surgical Critical Care Board Examination.Edited by highly experienced professionals, and written in an engaging style, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery: Clinical Questions and Answers focuses exclusively on the unique problems and complexity of illnesses of the critically ill and injured surgical patient, and covers the specialist daily care such patients require. It reflects the latest advances in medical knowledge and technology, and includes fully revised and updated questions throughout, with additional topics addressed in a new companion website. Unique question-and-answer book on the growing specialty of critical care and acute surgeryIdeal for US boards candidatesCovers trauma and burns as well as critical care8 page full-color insert showing high quality surgical photos to aid studySupplementary website including additional questionsSurgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery, Second Edition is an excellent resource for medical students, residents, fellows, and surgeons, as well as those in non-surgical specialties.
Trauma surgery has increasingly become a specialized field inspired by different principles and philosophy. A good trauma surgeon is a surgeon who knows how to perform abdominal, vascular, thoracic, urologic, gynecologic, and orthopaedic procedures and is able to repair multiple traumatic injuries in the best sequence possible. In this second volume the focus is exclusively on thoracic and abdominal trauma, with coverage of injuries to all regions. The surgical techniques employed in managing such trauma are carefully described with the aid of high-quality illustrations. Exploratory surgery (via either laparotomy or laparoscopy), damage control surgery, and definitive surgery are all fully covered, and attention is drawn to important technical tips and tricks.The volume will be a handy pocket guide for trainee surgeons who are beginning to deal with severe multiple trauma patients, as well as for all general or specialty surgeons and professionals (including scrub nurses and theatre staff) who are involved in trauma care and wish to keep abreast of developments in this complex field.
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Review of Orthopaedic Trauma, Second Edition, embraces the full scope of adult and pediatric trauma care in one convenient resource. The expertly written and abundantly illustrated text emphasizes material likely to appear on board and training exams—presented in an outline format that is perfect for exam preparation or review of new and emerging topics. Look inside and discover…• Convenient outline format organized by anatomic region allows quick access to essential information.• Core content includes background epidemiologic statistics, diagnostic techniques, treatment options, and management of potential complications.• Compact size makes Review of Orthopaedic Trauma an ideal first resource for residents, interns, and practicing physicians seeking to further their understanding of orthopaedic traumatology.• Exam focus emphasizes the material likely to appear on the In-Training Examinations, Self-Assessment Examinations, and ABOS Certification and Recertification examsNew to the Second Edition…• Broadly updated chapters incorporate the latest advances in trauma management.• Reconceived artwork with over 200 new illustrations boosts visual learning of key aspects of injury and treatment.
Operative Techniques: Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, by Emil Schemitsch, MD, FRCS(C), is a multimedia orthopedics resource that offers the how-to step-by-step guidance you need―in both atlas and online video formats―to perform all of the latest and best procedures. The large full-color photos and diagrammable illustrations, concise text, included DVD, and companion web video make it simple to find exactly what you need, when you need it. The result is a detailed, easy-to-use reference that no orthopedic surgeon should be without.Includes access to a companion website where you can search the full text of the book, view videos of experts performing techniques, and link to PubMed for further reference. Covers the hottest topics including compartment syndrome, and the latest techniques in locking plates, management of complex periarticular fractures, difficult upper extremity fractures and acute total joint arthroplasty to help you stay on top of your field. Features step-by-step intraoperative photographs demonstrating each technique and radiographs showing presenting problems and post-surgical outcomes so you’ll know exactly what to do. Highlights key anatomical structures through full-color photographs and interpretive diagrams that present a real-life perspective of cases. Presents surgical tips, pearls and pitfalls from the authors enabling you to enhance your technique and optimize outcomes. Outlines positioning, exposures, instrumentation, and implants to equip you to be more thoroughly prepared for every procedure. Features a hands-on, clinical emphasis, providing just the information and guidance you need. Offers post-operative management guidelines and discussions of expected outcomes to help you avoid mistakes and offer quality patient-focused care. Includes a DVD with videos of experts performing key procedures to help you refine your technique.Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Derived from Sam W. Wiesel’s four-volume Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, this single-volume resource contains the user-friendly, step-by-step information you need to confidently perform the full range of operative techniques in trauma surgery. In one convenient place, you’ll find the entire Trauma section, as well as relevant chapters from the Shoulder and Elbow; Hand, Wrist, and Forearm; and Foot and Ankle sections of Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Superb full-color illustrations and step-by-step explanations help you master surgical techniques, select the best procedure, avoid complications, and anticipate outcomes. Written by global experts from leading institutions, Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, 2nd Edition, provides authoritative, easy-to-follow guidance to both the novice trainee or experienced surgeon. Key FeaturesStep-by-step procedures are illustrated with outstanding full-color intraoperative photographs and drawings that demonstrate how to perform each technique.Each clinical problem is discussed in the same concise format: definition, anatomy, physical exams, pathogenesis, natural history, contraindications, imaging and diagnostic studies, differential diagnosis, non-operative management, surgical management, pearls and pitfalls, postoperative care, outcomes, and complications.Detailed descriptions of surgical anatomy help you master even the most challenging and highly technical procedures.Extensive use of bullet points and a highly templated format allow for quick and easy reference.Ideal for quick preoperative review of the steps of a procedure, whether a familiar standard or a new and evolving technique.Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:Complete content with enhanced navigationPowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the webCross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigationHighlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the textAbility to take and share notes with friends and colleaguesQuick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
The definitive guide to trauma surgery―now in full color!A Doody's Core Title for 2015!The seventh edition, Trauma reaffirms its status as the leading comprehensive textbook in the field. With a new full-color design and a rich atlas of anatomic drawings and surgical approaches, Trauma, 7e takes you through the full range of injuries the trauma surgeon is likely to encounter. The book also features timely coverage that explains how to care for war victims who may require acute interventions such as amputation.Supported by numerous x-rays, CT scans, plus informative tables throughout, this trusted reference begins with an informative look at kinematics and the mechanisms of trauma injury. Subsequent chapters provide useful background information on the epidemiology of trauma; injury prevention; the basics of trauma systems, triage, and transport; and much more. The next section meticulously reviews generalized approaches to the trauma patient, from pre-hospital care and managing shock, to emergency department thoracotomy and the management of infections. Trauma then delivers a clear organ-by-organ survey of treatment protocols designed to help you respond to any critical care situation with confidence, no matter what body system is involved. The remaining sections of the book will help you successfully handle specific challenges in trauma―including alcohol and drug abuse, and combat-related wounds―in addition to post-traumatic complications such as multiple organ failure. FEATURESNEW! Trauma Atlas contains precise, concept-clarifying anatomical illustrations and proven surgical techniques that make common procedures more accessible than ever beforeHigh-yield section on specific approaches to the trauma patient prepares you for the wide spectrum of cases in trauma/critical surgery care, including: Disaster and mass casualty; Rural trauma; Management of shock; Post-injury hemotherapy and hemostasis; Emergency department thoracotomy; Diagnostic and interventional radiology; Surgeon-performed ultrasound; Anesthesia and pain management; Infection; A-to-Z overview of the management of specific traumatic injuries; Detailed discussion of the management of complications
The Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma offers junior doctors, medical students, and all those with an interest in the field the practical and up-to-date information needed for clinical practice. It presents the essentials of orthopaedics and trauma in a concise and user-friendly style for use with patients, in the operating room, and in tutorials. As well as covering the basic principles and conditions of both adult and paediatric orthopaedics and trauma, it also contains a comprehensive overview of anatomy and surgery. Helpful illustrations and diagrams guide the reader, aiding the understanding of movements and anatomical relationships, which are of particular importance in establishing a diagnosis. Information is extensively referenced with further reading materials, providing a structured basis in for all levels of training. Emergency topics are highlighted for quick access and the appendix provides information on common drugs in orthopaedics and trauma, as well as fracture diagrams. The book is clearly laid out, and written in an easily readable note-based style. Blank pages are included for the reader, so that notes, observations, and local protocols can be included, thereby individualising the Handbook. Written by trainees and qualified surgeons, the Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma is an accessible and informative tool for all junior doctors and students in the field.
Celebrated by medical students for over a decade, Kaplan's pocket-sized Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes is the highest-yield surgery review for the the shelf and USMLE Step 2 CK exams.Designed for portable prep, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes fits perfectly in your lab coat so you can refresh your knowledge in between cases.The Best ReviewConcise high-yield review of core surgery material180 up-to-date vignettes for self-testing15 brief essays examining selected diagnostic and therapeutic tools from a surgical perspectiveNEW essay topics: intravenous fluid therapy, surgical infections, and fluid needs in childrenNEW illustrated chapter on bariatric surgeryNEW introduction with guidance for addressing regional variations in medical practice on National Board questionsExpert GuidanceRevised and fully up-to-date content from distinguished surgery instructor Dr. Carlos PestanaFor over a decade, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes has helped med students excel on the surgery shelf exam and USMLE Step 2 CK
This manual provides a practical approach to operative trauma management. Written entirely by physicians who currently practice in shock trauma, the manual features a hands-on approach and practice to dealing with shock trauma that is regularly utilized by the faculty at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. The volume includes numerous photographs that illustrate operative techniques in great detail. The book is also presented in a manual format so that it fits easily into a white coat pocket, making it a portable and readily accessible reference.The Shock Trauma Manual of Operative Techniques is a valuable resource for practicing surgeons in the community who cover the Emergency Department and thus, may be called upon to provide operative therapy for trauma, residents, particularly those in whom operative trauma is not a part of their training, and fellows who are training in surgical critical care and trauma.