Written by leaders in their fields, Common Surgical Diseases, Second Edition, provides surgical residents and housestaff with a current, concise and algorithmic approach to frequently encountered problems. Over 100 chapters detail every common surgical disease in the form of a succinct text coupled with a step-by-step algorithm. This approach walks the reader through the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of the most common surgical problems. Updated and revised, the Second Edition includes new chapters in: - Trauma surgery, including traumatic hematuria, knee dislocation, hip fractures, extremity fractures - Abdominal surgery, including indications for renal and liver transplantation - critical care, including management of cardiac arrhythmias, ventilator management, hypoxia and pulmonary embolism, and the hypotensive postoperative patient. The condensed yet precise nature of this book makes it an excellent quick reference and an absolute essential for practicing surgeons, surgical housestaff, and for medical students in their surgical clerkship.
- Paperback: 414 pages
- Publisher: Springer; 2nd ed. edition (May 8, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0387752455
- ISBN-13: 978-0387752457
- Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.3 x 0.9 inches