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Title Learning surgery : the surgery clerkship manual / editor, Stephen F. Lowry ; associate editors, Rocco G. Ciocca, Candice Rettie.
Imprint New York : Springer, 2004.

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Subject Surgery -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Clinical clerkship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
General Surgery.
Surgical Procedures, Operative.
Clinical Clerkship.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Alt Name Lowry, Stephen F.
Ciocca, Rocco G.
Rettie, Candice.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 791 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover -- Content -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- Part I: Introduction to Clinical Surgery in the Surgical Clerkship Setting -- 1 Perioperative Care of the Surgery Patient -- 2 Practicing Evidence-Based Surgery -- 3 Nutrition Support in the Surgery Patient -- 4 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in the Surgery Patient -- 5 Surgical Critical Care -- 6 Principles of Infection: Prevention and Treatment -- 7 Shock -- 8 Surgical Bleeding and Hemostasis -- 9 Bioethical Principles and Clinical Decision Making -- 10 Clerkship Survival Skills: Speed Reading and Successful Examination Strategies -- Part II: Management of Surgical Diseases During the Clerkship -- 11 Head and Neck Lesions -- 12 Swallowing Difficulty and Pain -- 13 Hemoptysis, Cough, and Pulmonary Lesions -- 14 Heart Murmurs: Congenital Heart Disease -- 15 Heart Murmurs: Acquired Heart Disease -- 16 Acute and Chronic Chest Pain -- 17 Stroke -- 18 Surgical Hypertension -- 19 Breast Disease -- 20 Gastrointestinal Bleeding -- 21 Abdominal Pain -- 22 Abdominal Masses: Solid Organs and Gastrointestinal -- 23 Abdominal Masses: Vascular -- 24 Jaundice -- 25 Colon and Rectum -- 26 Perianal Complaints -- 27 Groin Hernias and Masses, and Abdominal Hernias -- 28 The Ischemic Lower Extremity -- 29 The Swollen Leg -- 30 Skin and Soft Tissues -- 31 Trauma Fundamentals -- 32 Evaluation and Management of Traumatic Brain Injury -- 33 Musculoskeletal Injuries -- 34 Burns -- 35 Principles of Perioperative Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient -- 36 Neonatal Intestinal Obstruction -- 37 Lower Urinary Tract Disorders -- 38 Evaluation of Flank Pain -- 39 Scrotal Disorders -- 40 Transplantation of the Kidney -- 41 Transplantation of the Pancreas -- 42 Transplantation of the Liver -- Index -- Last Page.
Summary "Learning Surgery: The Surgery Clerkship Manual will serve as a fundamental guide to decision making for many common surgical problems. Instructive case examples and an emphasis on an evidence-based approach prepares readers for important surgical management decisions. The book comprehensively covers the basic skills and principles necessary to evaluate and treat the surgical patient and includes management algorithms for specific surgical diseases." "Learning Surgery, adapted from Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence, is a concise introduction to the contemporary practice of surgery. Medical students, beginning residents, and referring physicians will find this book to be an invaluable resource."--Jacket.
ISBN 0387225838 (alk. paper)
9780387225838 (alk. paper)
0387283102 (electronic bk.)
9780387283104 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 77007009
Additional Format Print version: Learning surgery. New York : Springer, 2004 0387225838 (DLC) 2004056548 (OCoLC)56104180

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