Chapter 6. Head and Neck Surgery

  1. Fiona J McArthur-Rouse MSc, BSc (Hons), Cert Ed, RGN1 and
  2. Sylvia Prosser PhD, MSc, BEd (Hons)2
  1. Tracey Sharpe and
  2. Carma Harnett

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691946.ch6

Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient

Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient

How to Cite

Sharpe, T. and Harnett, C. (2007) Head and Neck Surgery, in Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient (eds F. J. McArthur-Rouse and S. Prosser), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691946.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Principal Lecturer, Department of Adult Nursing Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University

  2. 2

    Formerly Principal Lecturer, Department of Adult Nursing Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405133050

Online ISBN: 9780470691946

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Keywords:

  • neck surgery;
  • laryngectomy;
  • thyroidectomy;
  • tracheotomy;
  • decannulation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Tracheotomy and tracheostomy

  • Neoplastic disease of the head and neck

  • Laryngectomy

  • Surgery of the thyroid gland

  • Other endocrine conditions

  • Self-test questions

  • References and further reading