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Title Global surgery and anesthesia manual : providing care in resource-limited settings / editors, John G. Meara, Craig D. McClain, David P. Mooney, Selwyn O. Rogers Jr
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 666 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Authors; Commentators; Editors; Section I: Introduction; 1. The Global Burden of Surgical Disease; 2. Ethical Considerations; 3. Developing Surgical Capacity: Models of Implementation; Section II: Anesthesia; 4. Preparing for a Trip: OR Management; 5. Pharmacology of Commonly Used Drugs; 6. Regional Anesthesia; 7. Preoperative Evaluation; 8. Intraoperative Management; 9. Postoperative Care: PACU and ICU; 10. Resuscitation and Approach to Crisis Situations; Section III: Non-Trauma; 11. Chest; 12. Acute Abdomen; 13. Stomach
14. Liver, Pancreas and Gall Bladder15. Spleen; 16. Appendicitis; 17. Hernia; 18. Colon and Rectum; 19. Anus and Rectum; 20. Laparoscopy; 21. Breast Cancer; 22. Obstetrics; 23. Gynecology; 24. Genitourinary Surgery; 25. Neurosurgery; 26. Otorhinolaryngology; 27. Thyroidectomy; 28. Ophthalmology; 29. Dentistry; 30. Orthopedic Surgery; 31. Pediatric Surgery; 32. Oncology; 33. Infectious Diseases; 34. Soft-Tissue Coverage and Flaps; 35. Skin Grafts; 36. Wound Care; Section IV: Trauma; 37. Disaster Management; 38. Initial Evaluation of the Trauma Patient; 39. Amputation; 40. Burns
41. Thoracic Trauma42. Abdominal Trauma; 43. Urologic Trauma; 44. Neurosurgical Trauma; 45. Maxillofacial Trauma; 46. Ophthalmic Trauma; 47. Soft-Tissue Injuries of the Face; 48. Spinal Trauma; 49. Upper Extremity Trauma; 50. Hand Trauma; 51. Lower Extremity Trauma; References; Appendix: Safety, Security, and Survival Considerations for Healthcare Providers in Remote, Hostile, and Disaster Areas
Summary IntroductionThe Global Burden of Surgical Disease; K.A. Kelly McQueenCommentator: Zipporah GathuyaEthical Considerations; David B. Waisel and Caris GrimesCommentator: Wangari NyagaDeveloping Surgical Capacity: Models of Implementation; Regan Bergmark, Wendy Williams, Johanna N. Riesel, Doreen Nakku, and Mack CheneyCommentators: Nobhojit Roy, Nakul RaykarAnesthesiaPreparing for a Trip: OR Management; Craig D. McClainCommentator: Clover Ann LeePharmacology of Commonly Used Drugs; Leal G. SeguraCommentators: Edouard Uwamahoro, Denise M. ChanRegional Anesthesia; Christopher S. Lee and Navil F. Se
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject General Surgery.
Postoperative Complications -- prevention & control.
Global Health.
International Cooperation.
Poverty Areas.
Anesthesia -- Developing countries
Medically underserved areas.
Poor -- Surgery -- Complications
Poor -- Surgery
Surgery -- Complications -- Developing countries
Surgery -- Developing countries
World health.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Medically underserved areas.
Surgery -- Complications.
World health.
Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author McClain, Craig, editor.
Meara, John G., editor.
Mooney, David P., editor
Rogers, Selwyn O., editor
ISBN 1482247313