Abernathy's surgical secrets / [edited by] Alden H. Harken, Ernest E. Moore.

Contributor(s): Harken, Alden H [editor.] | Moore, Ernest Eugene [editor.]
Series: Secrets series: Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2018]Copyright date: �2018Edition: Seventh editionDescription: 1 online resource (xxv, 516 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text | still image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780323497435; 0323497438; 9780323478731; 0323478735Other title: Surgical secretsUniform titles: Abernathy's surgical secrets. 6th ed. �2009. Subject(s): Surgery -- Examinations, questions, etc | Surgery | MEDICAL / Surgery / General | Surgical Procedures, OperativeGenre/Form: Examinations. | Electronic books. | Examinations. | Electronic book. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Abernathy's surgical secrets.DDC classification: 617.0076 LOC classification: RD37.2Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Contents:
I. General topics -- Are you ready for your surgical rotation? -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- How to treat all cardiac dysrhythmias -- How to think about shock -- Congestive heart failure (CHF) and 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 -- Sepsis -- Frailty -- II. Trauma. 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 -- Maxillofacial trauma -- Basic care of hand injuries -- Burns -- Pediatric trauma -- III. Abdominal surgery. 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 -- IV. Endocrine surgery. Hyperparathyroidism -- Hyperthyroidism -- Thyroid nodules and cancer -- Surgical hypertension -- Adrenal laparoscopic adrenalectomy incidentaloma -- V. Breast surgery. Breast masses -- Primary therapy for breast cancer -- VI. Other cancers. What is cancer? -- Melanoma -- Non-melanoma skin cancer -- Parotid tumors -- Neck masses -- VII. Vascular surgery. What is atherosclerosis? -- Arterial insufficiency -- Carotid disease -- Abdominal aortic aneurysm -- Venous disease -- Noninvasive vascular diagnostic laboratory -- VIII. Cardiothoracic surgery. Coronary artery disease -- Mitral stenosis -- Mitral regurgitation -- Aortic valvular disease -- Thoracic surgery for non-neoplastic disease -- Lung cancer -- Solitary pulmonary nodule -- Dissecting aortic aneurysm -- IX. Pediatric surgery. Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis -- Intestinal obstruction of neonates and infants -- Tracheoesophageal malformations -- Tracheoesophageal malformations -- Congenital diaphragmatic hernia -- Abdominal tumors -- Congenital cysts and sinuses of the neck -- X. Transplantation. Liver transplantation -- Kidney and pancreas transplantation -- Heart transplantation -- Mechanical circulatory support -- Lung transplantation -- Penile and scrotal urologic emergencies -- Urolithiasis -- XI. Urology. Renal cell carcinoma -- Bladder cancer -- Prostate cancer -- Urodynamics and voiding dysfunction -- Pediatric urology -- XII. Health care. Can health care be reformed? -- Ethics in the surgical intensive care unit -- Professionalism -- Required reading.
Summary: For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Abernathy's Surgical Secrets, 7th Edition, features the Secrets' popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.
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Revised edition of: Abernathy's surgical secrets / [edited by] Alden H. Harken, Ernest E. Moore. 6th ed. �2009

Includes bibliographical references and index.

I. General topics -- Are you ready for your surgical rotation? -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- How to treat all cardiac dysrhythmias -- How to think about shock -- Congestive heart failure (CHF) and 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 -- Sepsis -- Frailty -- II. Trauma. 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 -- Maxillofacial trauma -- Basic care of hand injuries -- Burns -- Pediatric trauma -- III. Abdominal surgery. 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 -- IV. Endocrine surgery. Hyperparathyroidism -- Hyperthyroidism -- Thyroid nodules and cancer -- Surgical hypertension -- Adrenal laparoscopic adrenalectomy incidentaloma -- V. Breast surgery. Breast masses -- Primary therapy for breast cancer -- VI. Other cancers. What is cancer? -- Melanoma -- Non-melanoma skin cancer -- Parotid tumors -- Neck masses -- VII. Vascular surgery. What is atherosclerosis? -- Arterial insufficiency -- Carotid disease -- Abdominal aortic aneurysm -- Venous disease -- Noninvasive vascular diagnostic laboratory -- VIII. Cardiothoracic surgery. Coronary artery disease -- Mitral stenosis -- Mitral regurgitation -- Aortic valvular disease -- Thoracic surgery for non-neoplastic disease -- Lung cancer -- Solitary pulmonary nodule -- Dissecting aortic aneurysm -- IX. Pediatric surgery. Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis -- Intestinal obstruction of neonates and infants -- Tracheoesophageal malformations -- Tracheoesophageal malformations -- Congenital diaphragmatic hernia -- Abdominal tumors -- Congenital cysts and sinuses of the neck -- X. Transplantation. Liver transplantation -- Kidney and pancreas transplantation -- Heart transplantation -- Mechanical circulatory support -- Lung transplantation -- Penile and scrotal urologic emergencies -- Urolithiasis -- XI. Urology. Renal cell carcinoma -- Bladder cancer -- Prostate cancer -- Urodynamics and voiding dysfunction -- Pediatric urology -- XII. Health care. Can health care be reformed? -- Ethics in the surgical intensive care unit -- Professionalism -- Required reading.

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For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Abernathy's Surgical Secrets, 7th Edition, features the Secrets' popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.

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