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Author Chikwe, Joanna.

Title Perioperative medicine : managing surgical patients with medical problems / Joanna Chikwe, Axel Walther, Philip Jones
Edition Second edition
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 433 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford medical publications
Oxford specialist handbooks
Oxford medical publications.
Oxford specialist handbooks.
Contents Investigations -- Perioperative care -- Cardiac -- Respiratory system -- Renal and urological -- Gastrointestinal -- Endocrine and metabolic -- Neurology -- Musculoskeletal -- Oncology and palliative care -- Procedures -- Useful information
Summary Medical handbooks rarely provide advice on what to do when your patient has to undergo surgery. Similarly surgical handbooks focus on conditions that need surgery, and the main problems caused by that surgery. In contrast, Perioperative Medicine is a concise, practical text that gives junior doctors the guidance that they need to cope with medical problems in surgical patients that might occur early in pre-assessment clinic, the night before surgery, out-of-hours or on the wards post-operatively. It is an invaluable guide to covering surgical patients, and appeals to a wide readership, including
Notes Revised edition of: Perioperative medicine. 2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Postoperative care -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Preoperative care -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Surgery -- Complications -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Therapeutics, Surgical -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Perioperative Care.
Intraoperative Complications -- prevention & control.
Postoperative Complications -- prevention & control.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Jones, Philip, 1969-
Walther, Axel, 1968-
ISBN 0191559849 (electronic bk.)
9780191559846 (electronic bk.)
OTHER TI Perioperative medicine