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Title General surgery risk reduction / Brendon J. Coventry, editor
Published London : Springer, 2014
Table of Contents
1.Introduction / Brendon J. Coventry1
2.General Perioperative Complications / Jonathan Yong23
3.Surgical Infection / Brendon J. Coventry107
4.Preoperative Risk Assessment and Intraoperative Monitoring / Brendon J. Coventry133
5.Anesthesia Complications / Brendon J. Coventry175
6.Intensive Care Complications / Brendon J. Coventry207
7.Acute Perioperative Pain: Mechanisms and Management / Brendon J. Coventry229
8.Systems, Safety, and Quality: Harm, Error, and Litigation / Brendon J. Coventry253
9.Risk Management and Human Factors / Brendon J. Coventry273
10.Medicolegal Risk Management in Surgery / Brendon J. Coventry289
11.Evaluation of Surgical Safety and Efficacy / Brendon J. Coventry305
12.Accreditation, Credentialing, Scope of Practice, and Outcome Evaluation / Richenda Webb317
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 345 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Surgery: Complications, Risks and Consequences
Surgery : complications, risks and consequences.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. General Peri-operative Complications -- 3. Surgical Infection -- 4. Pre-Operative Risk Assessment and Intra-Operative Monitoring -- 5. Anaesthesia Complications -- 6. Intensive Care Complications -- 7. Acute Peri-Operative Pain: Mechanisms and Management -- 8. Systems, Safety and Quality : Harm, Error and Litigation -- 9. Risk Management and Human Factors -- 10. Medico-Legal Risk Management in Surgery -- 11. Evaluation of Surgical Safety and Efficacy -- 12. Accreditation, Credentialing, Scope of Practice and Outcome Evaluation
Summary Written by internationally acclaimed specialists, General Surgery Risk Reduction expands on complications associated with surgery and how to reduce them, the availability of relevant information and the rapid advancements of surgical technology. Chapters provide pertinent and concise procedure descriptions creating a book that is both comprehensive and accessible. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles. Forming part of the series, Surgery: Complications, Risks and Consequences, this volume General Surgery Risk Reduction provides a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training. Other healthcare providers will also find this a useful resource
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Surgery -- Complications -- Prevention.
Surgical errors -- Prevention.
Intraoperative Complications -- prevention & control.
Medical Errors -- prevention & control.
Risk Assessment.
Form Electronic book
Author Coventry, Brendon J., editor
LC no. 2013957184
ISBN 9781447153917 (electronic bk.)
144715391X (electronic bk.)