ACS Surgery: Principles and Practice

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Wiley W. Souba, Mitchell P. Fink, Gregory J. Jurkovic
B C Decker, 2007 - Medical - 1952 pages
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ACS Surgeryis the first reference of general surgery to carry the name of the American College of Surgeons. Developed to help practicing surgeons make critical decisions on patient care, it is an evidence-based reference of surgical best practices from leaders in the field.

An extraordinary resource,ACS Surgerycombines the most current information in surgery with practical advice and time-saving convenience.

New in the 6th Edition

  • Evidence-Based Surgery ‚€“ an important new chapter that discusses the profound impact that evidence-based medicine is having on current surgical practice
  • Benchmarking Surgical Outcomes ‚€“ another key chapter that describes current efforts to obtain comprehensive and accurate information about surgical outcomes
  • New section on ‚€˜Care in Special Situations‚€™ has been incorporated into the 6th edition and includes chapters on ‚€˜The Elderly Surgical Patient‚€™; ‚€˜The Pediatric Surgical Patient‚€™; ‚€˜The Pregnant Surgical Patient‚€™; ‚€˜Urologic Considerations for the General Surgeon‚€™ and ‚€˜Gynecologic Considerations for the General Surgeon‚€™
  • Expanded Thorax Section ‚€“ New chapters added on common thoracic problems, such as Cough and Hemoptysis; Pleural Effusion and Solitary Pulmanary Nodules; as well as common techniques including Mediastinal Procedures; Pericardial Procedures; Diaphragmatic Procedures‚€™ Decortication and Pleurectomy and Pulmonary Resection

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Contents

CARE IN SPECIAL SITUATIONS
9
BASIC SURGICAL AND PERIOPERATIVE CONSIDERATIONS
17
HEAD AND NECK
51
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Wiley W. Souba, MD, ScD, FACSPenn State College of MedicineMilton S. Hershey Medical Center

Mitchell P. Fink, MD, FACSUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Gregory J. Jurkovich, MD, FACSUniversity of Washington School of Medicine

Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACSUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

William H. Pearce, MD, FACSNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

John H. Pemberton, MD, FACSMayo Graduate School of Medicine

Nathaniel J. Soper, MD, FACSNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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