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Title Acute care surgery handbook. Volume 1, General aspects, non-gastrointestinal and critical care emergencies / Salomone Di Saverio, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, George Velmahos, editors.
Imprint Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017.

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Subject Surgical emergencies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Surgical Procedures, Operative -- methods.
Emergency Treatment -- methods.
Woulnds and Injuries -- Surgery.
Alt Name Saverio, S. Di (Salomone Di),
Catena, F. (Fausto),
Ansaloni, L. (Luca),
Coccolini, Federico,
Velmahos, George C.,
Add Title General aspects, non-gastrointestinal and critical care emergencies
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 516 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Summary This pocket manual is a practically oriented, wide-ranging guide to acute care surgery general aspects andto non-gastrointestinal emergencies. It covers the most common problems in thoracic, obstetric, gynecologic, anorectal, vascular and skin surgery and also includes chapters on postoperative complications in bariatric surgery, antibiotic management, nutrition and interventional radiology in acute care surgery. This guide stems from collaboration with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) and aims to provide general surgeons, residents and trainees with a comprehensive and up-to-date overviewof themost relevant operative techniques and with useful "tips and tricks" applicable in daily clinical practice. A second volume on gastrointestinal and abdominal surgical emergencies is also available.
Contents 1. Acute care surgery around the world: future perspectives -- 2. A history of acute care suregry -- 3. Scientific Research in emergency surgery setting -- 4. Organization of an acute care surgery service and patient safety management -- 5. Safety and the use of checklists in acute care surgery -- 6. Emergencies in otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery -- 7. Hemothorax, pneumothorax and chest empyema -- 8. Anorectal emergencies -- 9. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections -- 10. Surgical Site Infections and their Management -- 11. Non-Traumatic Peripheral Vascular Emergencies -- 12. Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms and major vascular injuries -- 13. Obstetrics-Gynecology Emergencies -- 14. Genito Urinary Emergencies -- 15. Critical Care in Acute Care Surgery -- 16. Septic Shock and Resuscitation Strategies -- 17. Antibiotic management in acute care surgery -- 18. Nutrition in sepsis and acute surgical patients -- 19. Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Critically-Ill Patients -- 20. Interventional Radiology for non-traumatic acute thoraco-abdominal bleeding -- 21. Percutaneous Techniques for Management of Intra-Abdominal Abscesses -- 22. Damage Control Surgery for Emergency General Surgery -- 23. The Abdominal Compartment Syndrome -- 24. Common Pediatric Surgical Emergencies -- 25. Common Surgical Emergencies in Transplanted Patients -- 26. Emergency management of caustic injuries -- 27. Surgical emergencies during pregnancy -- 28. Geriatric Emergency Surgery.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed March 28, 2017).
ISBN 9783319153414 (electronic bk.)
3319153412 (electronic bk.)
9783319153407 (print)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-15341-4
OCLC # 976142147
Additional Format Print version: Acute care surgery handbook. Volume 1, General aspects, non-gastrointestinal and critical care emergencies. Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017 9783319153407 3319153404 (OCoLC)899228853