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Plastic Surgery Essentials for Students
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons , 2012
The plastic surgery field is broad and varied and this book covers the many areas of involvement and training of today's plastic surgeons. It is not designed to be a comprehensive text, but rather an outline that can be read in the limited time.
Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
by Deepak Kalaskar, Peter E M Butler, Shadi Ghali - UCL Press , 2016
Written by experts from London's Royal Free hospital, this Textbook offers a comprehensive overview of the vast topic of reconstructive plastic surgery and its various subspecialties for introductory plastic surgery and surgical science courses.
The Supreme Triumph of the Surgeon's Art: Narrative History of Endocrine Surgery
by M. Zeiger, W. Shen, E. Felger - University of California Medical Humanities Press , 2013
Endocrine surgery -- the subspecialty of general surgery involving diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands as well as the endocrine pancreas -- is a rapidly growing field of medicine that has a rich and fascinating history.
An Introduction to Obstetric Fistula Surgery
by Brian Hancock - Sapiens Publishing , 2013
Fistula surgery can only be learnt by hands-on experience, in the presence of an experienced teacher. This book will help the beginner to get started by identifying the simpler cases and give a step by step guide as to how they should be repaired.
Operation Theater Techniques: Obstetrics and Gynecology
by Shashank V. Parulekar - Project Gutenberg , 2015
The book is meant for resident doctors starting their training. A basic knowledge of the technique of holding different instruments correctly and passing sutures, ligatures, and tying knots is essential for performance of all types of operations.
Essentials and Controversies in Bariatric Surgery
by Chih-Kun Huang (ed.) - InTech , 2014
Bariatric surgery not only proves its efficacy in marked long-term weight loss, but also aids in achieving substantial improvement or remission of co-morbidities. In this book, we review the fundamental knowledge of bariatric surgery ...
Cardiac Surgery: A Commitment to Science, Technology and Creativity
by Miguel Angel Maluf (ed.) - InTech , 2014
It is shown how the specialty has evolved over the past 20 years, with advances in diagnosis and palliative techniques for correction of cardiovascular diseases. The book contains 10 chapters on classical adult and pediatric cardiac surgery.
A Textbook of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
by Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi (ed.) - InTech , 2013
The discipline of oral and maxillofacial surgery covers a wide range of diseases, conditions, injuries and defects of the head, neck, face and jaws. It is an internationally recognized surgical speciality rapidly changing with evolving technology.
WHO Guidelines for Safe Surgery 2009
- World Health Organization , 2009
Preparation of this document followed the steps recommended by WHO. The guidelines were pilot tested in each of the six WHO regions to obtain local information on the resources required to comply with the recommendations.
Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
by Adams, Stern - The School of Chiropody of New York , 1917
This volume is intended to serve as a guide to the diagnosis and to the treatment of the diseases and conditions of the body in general, in their relation to the foot, as well as to those conditions which primarily affect this member.
by Fethi Derbel (ed.) - InTech , 2012
The chapters in this book are written by surgeons, radiologists, anesthesiologists and oncologists from different hospitals. Together with basic surgical principles, the unique local experiences and perspectives are presented.
by Dai Yamanouchi - InTech , 2012
This book provides an overview of conventional open vascular surgery, endovascular surgery and pre- and post-operative management of patients. The contributions of scientists from around the world present important topics of the current research.
TSRA Review of Cardiothoracic Surgery
by Carlos M. Mery, Joseph W. Turek - Feedbooks , 2011
This review book is a summary of information that a cardiothoracic surgeon needs to be familiar with. It includes topics on General Thoracic Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Trauma and Critical Care.
Front Lines of Thoracic Surgery
by Stefano Nazari - InTech , 2012
This volume collects up-to-date contributions on some of the most debated topics in today's clinical practice of cardiac, aortic, and general thoracic surgery, and anesthesia as viewed by authors personally involved in their evolution.
Aortic Valve Surgery
by Noboru Motomura - InTech , 2011
The aortic valve is located at the center of the heart. This book describes all aspects of aortic valve surgery and clarifies daily questions regarding the clinical practice in aortic valve surgery and gives new insights into this field.
Updated Topics in Minimally Invasive Abdominal Surgery
by Ahmed AbdelRaouf ElGeidie - InTech , 2011
This book provides surgeons interested in minimally invasive abdominal surgery with the most recent techniques in laparoscopic surgery. The text includes different topics covering a big variety of medical conditions with up-to-date information.
Practical Plastic Surgery for Nonsurgeons
by Nadine B. Semer - Hanley & Belfus , 2011
A reference of practical plastic surgical tips and techniques for medical professionals without advanced surgical training. Practitioners in a variety of settings will find useful information on effective treatment for commonly encountered injuries.
Paediatric Surgery: A Comprehensive Text For Africa
by Emmanuel Ameh, et al. - Global HELP , 2010
This is an essential resource for those in Africa where there has been a lack of appropriate and affordable medical material. This is a book written by doctors who live or work in Africa and for African surgeons and patients alike.
Minor and Emergency Surgery
by Walter Taylor Dannreuther - W. B. Saunders Co. , 1911
The book is prepared for the members of a resident staff: for the interne's guidance when acting independently, to assist the ambulance surgeon in emergencies, to simplify practical work for the junior, to aid the senior in some of his predicaments.
Maternal-Fetal Surgical Procedures
by William F Walsh, at al. - AHRQ , 2011
This is a 'rough guide' for junior staff through to middle management on how to be successful at work and maximize your career trajectory. The book avoids theory and provides simple, easy to follow steps that allow one to improve one's performance.
Surgical Applied Anatomy
by Frederick Treves - Lea Brothers and Co. , 1907
Applied anatomy serves to give a precise basis to those incidents and procedures in practice that more especially involve anatomical knowledge. It endues the dull items of that knowledge with meaning by the aid of illustrations drawn from experience.
Surgical Anatomy and Operative Surgery
by John J. McGrath - Davis , 1902
This volume combines, in a practical manner, the subjects of surgical anatomy and operative surgery, because a knowledge of the one is essential to the proper study of the other. Drawings have been used largely for the purpose of illustration.
by Seung Hyuk Baik - InTech , 2010
Robotic surgery is yet in the early stages even though robotic assisted surgery is increasing continuously. This free book should play an essential role in giving some solutions to the chaos and confusion of robotic surgery.
Indwelling Neural Implants: Strategies for Contending with the In Vivo Environment
by William M. Reichert - CRC Press , 2007
Offering contributions from researchers in neuroprosthetics and tissue repair, this book examines many of these challenges, paying particular attention to how the healing of tissues surrounding an implant can impact the intended use of a device.
Gerry's Real World Guide to Pharmacokinetics and Other Things
by G. M. Woerlee - Booklocker.com, Inc. , 2008
The author of this book teaches the basic elements of pharmacokinetics of anesthetic drugs in the form of conversations between a curmudgeonly older anesthesiologist and an anesthesia resident as they administer anesthesia.
Before and After Radical Prostate Surgery: Information and Resource Guide
by Virginia Vandall-Walker - AU Press , 2008
Aimed at men with concerns about prostate surgery, this guide includes chapters on preparing for the surgery, the surgery itself, recovery in hospital and at home, a list of recommended resources, and special sections to record personal notes.
Emergency War Surgery
by Andy C. Szul, at al. - Borden Institute , 2004
This book is an essential tool for the management of forward combat trauma. The text takes a bulleted manual style in order to optimize its use as a rapid reference. It was drafted by sub-specialty experts and updated by surgeons.
Cardiac Surgery in the Adult
by Lawrence H. Cohn - McGraw-Hill Professional , 2007
The next classic reference in cardiac surgery. This comprehensive book focuses on the cardiac surgery in the adult patient. Indications, pathophysiology, surgical decision making, complications, and results of surgical treatment are examined in depth.
by Joseph Maclise - Blanchard and Lea , 1859
The book presents to the student of medicine and the practitioner removed from the schools, a series of dissections demonstrative of the relative anatomy of the principal regions of the human body. Illustrated with sixty-eight coloured plates.
Surgical Treatment: Evidence-Based and Problem-Oriented
by Rene G. Holzheimer, John A. Mannick - Zuckschwerdt Publishers , 2001
This text supplements standard textbooks of surgery. It includes most aspects of general surgery in the US and other countries. It is compact and sufficiently portable to be used by busy medical students, residents, and surgical practitioners.
Manual of Surgery, Volume 1: General Surgery
by Alexis Thomson, Alexander Miles - Morrison and Gibb , 1921
Written by famed royal surgeons, published in 1921, now outdated, this book is of great historical significance. It is popular for its grotesque photos, explicit images of disease and injury, and descriptions of a wide range of medical conditions.