Copyright © 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Adam Brooks, Bryan A. Cotton, Nigel Tai, Peter F. Mahoney
Published Online: 10 MAR 2010
Print ISBN: 9781405170253
Online ISBN: 9781444315172
About this Book
About The Product
Emergency Surgery provides both a practical guide and an understanding of the issues that need to be considered in the management of emergency surgery patients. It presents a clear account of the key issues involved in the assessment, investigation, resuscitation and surgical management of patients who present to the on-call emergency team.
It considers the full breadth of issues encountered in these patients including anaesthesia, pre-op resuscitation/optimization, and initial post-operative care including preliminary high dependency/critical care, as well as the complications and acute issues found in acute surgical patients on the ward.
It is ideal for surgical trainees as well as trainees from other specialties involved in the care of these complex and challenging patients.