Oxford Handbook of Urology

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Oxford University Press, 2006 - Medical - 678 pages
Approximately 20% of all surgical operations and a similar percentage of surgical emergencies are urological in nature. However, often doctors have very limited experience of the many common and varied conditions encountered in this important surgical specialty. For the doctor or nurseexpected to provide the initial assessment and management of a condition with which he or she has had very limited experience, this book provides an invaluable source of information and advice. This applies not only to SHOs and specialist registrars on urology and surgical rotations, but also toGeneral Practitioners, Accident and Emergency staff and the growing number of urological specialist nurses.This handbook provides a comprehensive summary of urological disease and its management, in a form that is concise, relevant to the target audience and readily available. While the description of urological conditions is comprehensive, the emphasis is on the practical approach to the conditionswhich are likely to be encountered. The significance and appropriate management of common symptoms is described, providing (on a single page) a summary of the essential approach to a specific presenting complaint, be that haematuria, scrotal pain or bedwetting.Common urological operations are described, to allow the General Practitioner, Accident and Emergency doctor, nurse or surgical trainee, rapid access to information concerning indications, pre-operative assessment, consent, and complications and their management.
 

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Contents

3 Urological investigations
39
4 Bladder outlet obstruction
69
5 Incontinence
113
6 Infections and inflammatory conditions
135
7 Urological neoplasia
187
8 Miscellaneous urological disease of the kidney
325
9 Stone disease
349
10 Upper tract obstruction loin pain hydronephrosis
401
13 Disorders of erectile function ejaculation and seminal vesicles
475
14 Neuropathic bladder
491
15 Urological problems in pregnancy
517
16 Paediatric urology
523
17 Urological surgery and equipment
555
18 Basic science of relevance to urological practice
647
19 Urological eponyms
659
Index
665

11 Trauma to the urinary tract and other urological emergencies
415
12 Infertility
459

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About the author (2006)

John Reynard is at Consultant Urological Surgeon, Department of Urology, Churchill Hospital, Oxford; Honorary Consultant Urologist to the National Spinal Injuries Centre, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, UK. Simon Brewster is at Consultant Urologist, Department of Urology, Churchill Hospital,Oxford, UK.

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