Arthritis and Arthroplasty

Arthritis and Arthroplasty
The hip

by Thomas E. Brown (M.D.)

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2009
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN : 1416049738
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Hip-a volume in the new Arthritis and Arthroplasty series-offers expert guidance on everything from patient selection and pre-operative planning to surgical approaches and techniques. Clear, evidence-based coverage details which technology and methodology used for total Hip arthroplasty (THA), reconstruction or revision is best for each patient. Access discussions of debates on minimally invasive surgery; component material and bearing options; cemented vs. uncemented fixation of the components; and more. Explore alternatives to THA in younger arthritic patients and view expertly narrated video demonstrations of surgical techniques. In addition to providing practical, pragmatic advice in a concise, readable format, this Expert Consult title offers the full text of the book, as well as links to PubMed and periodic content updates, online at expertconsult.com. Access the full text of the book-as well as links to PubMed and periodic content updates on outcome data, component materials, and surgical techniques-online at expertconsult.com. Features procedural videos-narrated by experts-on the included DVD so you can see how to perform particular techniques. Covers periacetabluar osteotomy, neurovascular injury, and other hot topics to keep you abreast of the latest developments in the specialty. Provides evidence-based, clinically focused guidance on patient selection, pre-operative planning, surgical approach and techniques, bearing surfaces and component materials, disease specific options, the management and avoidance of complications, salvage and revision THA strategies, and more. Discusses variations in technique, including cemented vs. cementless fixation, resurfacing or more radical removal of bone, and minimally invasive technique where the exposure is more limited so you can choose which is most effective for each patient. Explores alternatives to THA in younger arthritic patients such as arthroscopy, arthrodesis, osteotomy, and resurfacing. Includes a review page in every chapter for quick reference to pearls and pitfalls for each topic. Presents photographs and interpretive drawings of surgical techniques in full color to bring out intraoperative details as they appear in the operating room. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should online access to the web site be discontinued.

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery
A Book

by Joanna Chikwe,David Tom Cooke,David Cooke,Aaron Weiss

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2013-01-31
  • Pages : 845
  • ISBN : 0199642834
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Cardiothoracic Surgery covers all areas of adult and paediatric, cardiac and thoracic surgery and intensive care. This new edition provides rapid on-the-spot access to practical management advice, and succinct overviews of common and less common operative procedures. Divided into topics presented across a double page spread to enable easy reference, each chapter includes advice based on current evidence and guidelines, with references where appropriate, and features purpose-drawn illustrations showing practical procedures.

Otologic Surgery E-Book

Otologic Surgery E-Book
Expert Consult - Online

by Derald Brackmann,Clough Shelton,Moses A. Arriaga

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2009-11-26
  • Pages : 864
  • ISBN : 143771966X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Otologic Surgery—the third edition of this invaluable surgical reference—has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest advances in the field and covers all aspects of surgery of the ear and skull base. Derald E. Brackmann, MD, Clough Shelton, MD, and Moises A. Arriaga, MD bring you seven new chapters on the hot topics of Cartilage Tympanoplasty, Reversible Canal Wall Down Mastiodectomy, Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome, Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Far Lateral Transcondylar Approach, Stereotactic Radiation Therapy, and Vascular Considerations in Neurotology. These extensive updates, along with the inclusion of new contributors and the elimination of redundant chapters, ensure that this book provides you with the essential information you need to choose and perform state-of-the-art surgical techniques. The companion web site at expertconsult.com features the fully searchable text, as well as a video library and question and answer section. Discusses controversies and alternate approaches so you can make a well-informed decision from the full range of choices. Presents the expertise and insights from more than 50 leading specialists to provide you with authoritative advice on surgical problems. Provides detailed visual guidance on how to perform procedures through step-by-step illustrations. Features the fully searchable text online at expertconsult.com, with references linked to Medline, a question and answer section ideal for board review, and a video library of procedures for convenient access and reference. Includes seven new chapters—Cartilage Tympanoplasty, Reversible Canal Wall Down Mastiodectomy, Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome, Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Far Lateral Transcondylar Approach, Stereotactic Radiation Therapy, and Vascular Considerations in Neurotology—for coverage of hot topics and the latest advances in technique. Presents new contributors for 14 chapters to provide you with authoritative coverage and the dynamic perspectives of leaders in the field. Streamlines the content by eliminating four redundant chapters of dated techniques so you only have the information you need.

Surgery for Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Surgery for Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract
A Step-by-Step Approach

by Joseph Kim,Julio Garcia-Aguilar

  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 2017-04-30
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9781493948406
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book provides an educational resource of modern and advanced operative techniques for patients with GI cancers. The textbook is designed to provide a step-by-step surgical approach, highlighting key learning points and potential operative pitfalls. When appropriate, two or more different approaches on an operative procedure are presented to provide additional perspective on surgical techniques. Written descriptions of laparoscopic and robotic cancer operations are paired with online video presentations of the same cancer operation. Written by experts in the field, Surgery for Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract: A Step-by-Step Approach provides a concise summary of the current management of each GI cancer and is of great utility to not only surgeons at all levels of training, but also for surgeons in practice who seek to reinforce or learn new surgical techniques.

Art of Microsurgical Hand Reconstruction

Art of Microsurgical Hand Reconstruction
A Book

by David J. Slutsky

  • Publisher : Thieme
  • Release : 2013-04-01
  • Pages : 504
  • ISBN : 1604067772
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Written by leading hand surgeons from around the world, The Art of Microsurgical Hand Reconstruction is a visually detailed, content-rich atlas packed with all the step-by-step procedures surgeons need to successfully perform both tried-and-true and cutting-edge techniques in microsurgery of the upper extremity. This sophisticated atlas covers more than 50 specific procedures that beginning microsurgeons as well as more experienced surgeons will want to add to their arsenal to stay competitive in their practice. Key Features: Includes new concepts and innovative techniques, many of which are written by the originator of the procedure Stunningly detailed,side-by-side color photos and line drawings guide readers through each step in a procedure Free online access to 23 videos that demonstrate specific surgical procedures in the book Takes a tissue-specific approach to upper extremity reconstruction Procedures emphasize: Indications, Contraindications, Examination and Imaging, Relevant Anatomy, Pearls, Pitfalls, Surgical Technique, Outcomes, and Variations This detailed surgical atlas, with its sophisticated and comprehensive collection of procedures, is the modern clinical reference that hand surgeons will repeatedly refer to in the course of their clinical practice.

Operative Elbow Surgery E-Book

Operative Elbow Surgery E-Book
Expert Consult: Online and Print

by David Stanley,Ian Trail

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2011-09-29
  • Pages : 816
  • ISBN : 070204699X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This is an authoritative and comprehensive resource for orthopaedic surgeons and trainees dealing with traumatic and non-traumatic disorders of the elbow. It covers all aspects of elbow surgery from anatomy, biomechanics, investigation and diagnosis, to the latest surgical approaches and implant devices. With full colour illustration s throughout this reference work provides practical instructions to the optimal surgical techniques (both traditional open and minimally invasive) for the full range of common and uncommon elbow disorders. An international team of contributors, carefully selected for their particular expertise discuss their preferred approaches and provide practical guidance on bone and soft tissue reconstruction. Comprehensive review of treatment options. Coverage takes you through basic science and biomechanics right up to the clinical application of the latest surgical techniques and devices. Outstanding full colour illustrations incorporated throughout. Provides an accurate visual guide to the surgical approaches and techniques under discussion World class team of expert contributing authors from Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. Therapeutic options and preferred methods of treatment are drawn from all over the world. Accompanying video clips of common procedures. Allows the user to see actual exams and procedures as performed by experts

Atlas of Surgical Techniques for Colon, Rectum and Anus,(A Volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series) (Expert Consult - Online and Print,1

Atlas of Surgical Techniques for Colon, Rectum and Anus,(A Volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series) (Expert Consult - Online and Print,1
Atlas of Surgical Techniques for Colon, Rectum and Anus

by James Fleshman,Elisa H. Birnbaum,Steven R. Hunt,Matthew G. Mutch,Ira J. Kodner,Bashar Safar

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2012
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN : 1416052224
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Master the full range of colorectal procedures performed today with Atlas of Surgical Techniques for the Colon, Rectum, and Anus. In this volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series, top authorities provide expert, step-by-step guidance on surgery of the large bowel, rectum, and anus - including both open and closed approaches for many procedures - to help you expand your repertoire and hone your clinical skills. Easily review normal anatomy and visualize the step-by-step progression of each procedure thanks to more than 600 detailed anatomic line drawings and clinical photographs. Master both open and laparoscopic techniques for numerous surgeries, such as abdominal perineal resection, abdominal colectomy, and low anterior resection. Apply the latest developments in colorectal surgery, including restorative and reconstructive techniques (such as pelvic floor reconstruction after abdominal perineal resection or sacrectomy) and the newest procedures in transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM). Effectively interpret preoperative and postoperative imaging studies for improved decision making and outcomes. Avoid complications with pearls and pitfalls from the authors for every technique. Access the entire text online and download all the images at www.expertconsult.com.

Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques

Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques
A Book

by Frank Sellke,Marc Ruel

  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 2018-04-10
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN : 9780323462945
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Get expert, step-by-step guidance on a wide variety of both open and interventional cardiac surgical techniques. Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques, 2nd Edition, helps you expand your surgical repertoire and hone your skills with a vividly illustrated, easy-to-navigate text, procedural videos online, and pearls and pitfalls throughout. This revised atlas covers the surgical procedures you need to master, including minimally invasive techniques, robotic surgery, aortic dissection, and much more. Seven brand-new chapters cover Hybrid Coronary Revascularization, Aortic Valve Repair Techniques, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Robotic Mitral Valve Surgery, Surgery for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Approaches and Techniques to Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation, and Pulmonary Endarterectomy. Multiple new contributing authors offer a fresh perspective in their areas of expertise. A consistent chapter format guides you quickly from surgical anatomy and preoperative considerations through operative steps and postoperative care. Online videos highlight key stages of surgical procedures. More than 400 full-color images, line drawings, and intraoperative photographs clearly depict the step-by-step progression of procedures. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Surgical Treatment of Hip Arthritis: Reconstruction, Replacement, and Revision E-Book

Surgical Treatment of Hip Arthritis: Reconstruction, Replacement, and Revision E-Book
Expert Consult - Online and Print

by William Hozack,Javad Parvizi,Benjamin Bender

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2009-10-12
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN : 1437719724
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Surgical Treatment of Hip Arthritis: Reconstruction, Replacement, and Revision, by William J. Hozack, MD, is a state-of-the-art reference that addresses the challenging issues you face in this rapidly growing segment of orthopaedic practice. Inside, you’ll find top surgical management strategies for all types of hip arthroplasty presented by leaders from around the world, along with discussions of possible complications, risks and benefits to specific patient populations, and more. Best of all, this resource also offers access to a companion website where you will find the full text of the book, completely searchable. Includes online access to the full text at expertconsult.com for convenient anytime, anywhere reference. Presents state-of-the-art surgical management strategies for hip arthritis—from reconstruction to replacement to revision—by experts worldwide, for comprehensive guidance in one convenient resource. Offers current information on computer-assisted navigation techniques and minimally invasive techniques, to equip you with the latest surgical options. Provides extensive discussions of the management of a full range of complications to help you overcome the challenges you’ll face. Addresses the rationale for and management of revision surgery, given specific patient problems and intraoperative issues, enabling you to make the best informed surgical decisions. Presents more than 600 illustrations, including original line art, radiologic images, and full-color intraoperative photos, that show you exactly what to look for and how to proceed.

Atlas of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery

Atlas of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery
A Book

by James N. Palmer,Alexander G. Chiu

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2013
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0323044085
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Improve your surgical outcomes with Atlas of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery by James N. Palmer, MD and Alexander G. Chiu, MD. Ideal for every otolaryngologist who performs basic or advanced rhinologic procedures, this beautifully illustrated atlas takes you step by step through endoscopic sinus and skull base surgeries as if the chapter authors were right there with you in the operating room. Benefit from the extensive knowledge and experience of leaders in the field as they walk you through endoscopic approaches to chronic sinus disease, nasal polyps, pituitary tumors, cerebrospinal fluid leaks, sinonasal tumors, and much more. Employ state-of-the-art techniques in your practice, from septoplasty and sphenoethmoidectomy to extended frontal sinus procedures, endoscopic craniofacial resections, balloon dilation, and complex skull base reconstructions. Visualize every step of each procedure thanks to high-definition, intraoperative endoscopic photos paired with detailed, labeled anatomic illustrations. Achieve optimal patient care before, during, and after surgery with detailed information on relevant anatomy and surgical indications, instrumentation, potential pitfalls, and post-operative considerations. Access the entire text and illustrations online, fully searchable, at www.expertconsult.com.

Pearls and Pitfalls in Neoplastic Dermatopathology with Online Access

Pearls and Pitfalls in Neoplastic Dermatopathology with Online Access
A Book

by Ophelia E. Dadzie,Meera Mahalingam

  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 2016-06-09
  • Pages : 501
  • ISBN : 1107584582
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Practical case-based book covering general principles, histopathologic clues, pitfalls and mimickers, enabling the reader to diagnose cutaneous tumors with confidence.

Operative Techniques: Spine Surgery - E-Book

Operative Techniques: Spine Surgery - E-Book
Expert Consult: Online

by Alexander R. Vaccaro,Eli M. Baron

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2012-03-23
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 1455733784
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Spine Surgery, 2nd Edition delivers step-by-step, multimedia guidance to help you master the must-know techniques in this field. Part of the popular and practical Operative Techniques series, this orthopaedics reference focuses on individual procedures, each presented in a highly visual, easy-to-follow format for quick reference. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Access the entire text, fully searchable, online at www.expertconsult.com. Concentrate on precisely the information you need with brief, highly illustrated coverage of each surgical technique, complemented with just the right amount of relevant science. Find the answers you need quickly and easily with a strictly templated format for consistent and rapid visual reference. View 12 surgical videos at www.expertconsult.com demonstrating how to perform state-of-the-art procedures such as C1-C2 Posterior Cervical Fixation, Minimally Invasive Deformity Correction and Fusion, and Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty. Learn today's hottest techniques with new chapters on C2 translaminar fixation, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty, internal laminectomy, and interbody fusion. See exactly what to do using step-by-step intraoperative photos demonstrating each technique, and radiographs showing presenting problems and post-surgical outcomes. Achieve optimal results using minimally invasive surgery whenever possible. Contain costs by using new implants related to pedicle screws and interbody devices, as well as new biologics such as BMP (bone morphogenetic protein). Benefit from the latest evidence-based information from randomized trials and retrospective studies.

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery with DVD

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery with DVD
Expert Consult: Online and Print

by Sherrell J Aston,Douglas S Steinbrech,Jennifer L Walden

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2009-06-26
  • Pages : 976
  • ISBN : 0702031682
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - edited by Sherrell J. Aston, MD, Douglas S. Steinbrech, MD and Jennifer L. Walden, MD - brings you the masterful expertise you need to achieve breathtaking outcomes for every cosmetic surgery procedure, including MACS lift, endoscopic mid and lower face rejuvenation, lid/cheek blending - the tear trough, cohesive gel breast augmentation, lipoabdominoplasty, and many more. A "who's who" of international authorities in plastic surgery explain their signature techniques, giving you all the know-how you need deliver the exceptional results your patients demand. Operative videos on DVD let you observe these techniques being performed in real time; and Expert Consult online access enables you to reference the text, download the images, and watch the videos from any computer. Coverage of hot topics includes MACS lift, endoscopic mid and lower face rejuvenation, lid/cheek blending - the tear trough, the newest rhinoplasty techniques, cohesive gel breast augmentation, fat grafting techniques, details of the latest injectables and fillers, and many other highly sought-after procedures. Operative videos - on DVD and online - let you see how leading experts perform more than 50 important techniques, including extended SMAS face lift, traditional inverted-T breast augmentation, and lipoabdominoplasty. Nearly 1600 full-color photographs and illustrations demonstrate what to look for and what results you will achieve. A consistent, extremely user-friendly organization guides you through history, evaluation, anatomy, technical steps, post-operative care, complications, and pearls and pitfalls for each procedure - giving you all the advice you need to make informed, effective decisions and avoid complications and disappointing results. Expert Consult online access allows you to reference the complete contents, perform rapid searches, download the images, and watch the operative videos from any computer. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should online access to the web site be discontinued.

Plastic Surgery E-Book: 6 - Volume Set

Plastic Surgery E-Book: 6 - Volume Set
Expert Consult - Online

by Peter C. Neligan

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2012-08-21
  • Pages : 5648
  • ISBN : 1455740454
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Fully updated to meet the demands of the 21st-century surgeon, Plastic Surgery provides you with all the most current knowledge and techniques across your entire field, allowing you to offer every patient the best possible outcome. Edited by Drs. Mathes and Hentz in its last edition, this six-volume plastic surgery reference now features new expert leadership, a new organization, new online features, and a vast collection of new information - delivering all the state-of-the-art know-how you need to overcome any challenge you may face. Renowned authorities provide evidence-based guidance to help you make the best clinical decisions, get the best results from each procedure, avoid complications, and exceed your patients’ expectations. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Apply the very latest advances in every area of plastic surgery and ensure optimal outcomes with evidence-based advice from a diverse collection of world-leading authorities. Master the latest on stem cell therapy, tissue engineering, and inductive therapies • aesthetic surgical techniques and nonsurgical treatments • conjoined twin separation and other craniofacial surgery advances • microsurgical lymphatic reconstruction, super microsurgery, and sternal fixation • autologous lipofilling of the breast • nerve transfers in hand surgery, hand allotransplantation, and functional prosthetics • and much, much more. Easily find the answers you need with a new organization that features separate volumes covering Principles • Aesthetic • Craniofacial, Head and Neck Surgery • Lower Extremity, Trunk and Burns • Breast • and Hand and Upper Extremity, plus a more templated, user-friendly, high-yield presentation. Visualize procedures more clearly through an abundance of completely redrawn full-color illustrations and new color clinical photographs. Access the complete, fully searchable contents of each volume online, download all the tables and figures, view 160 procedural videos, and take advantage of additional content and images at www.expertconsult.com!

mHealth Multidisciplinary Verticals

mHealth Multidisciplinary Verticals
A Book

by Sasan Adibi

  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 2014-11-21
  • Pages : 754
  • ISBN : 1482214806
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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An in-depth overview of the emerging concept; Mobile Health (mHealth), mHealth Multidisciplinary Verticals links applications and technologies to key market and vendor players. It also highlights interdependencies and synergies between various stakeholders which drive the research forces behind mHealth. The book explores the trends and directions where this vertical market is headed. Divided into nine sections, the book covers a number of multidisciplinary verticals within the field of mHealth such as: Preventive and curative medicine Consumer and patient-centric approaches Psychological, behavioral, and mental verticals Social perspectives Education, adoption, and acceptance Aged care and the aging population Regional, geographical, and public-health perspectives Technology implications Cloud applications The book collates emerging and diverse mHealth applications into a single resource. The result of extensive research, the book is a collaborative effort between experts from more than 20 countries, who have been carefully reviewed and selected by the team of reviewers. It takes a multidisciplinary approach to health informatics and provides a roadmap to current and future directions of mHealth.

Plastic Surgery E-Book

Plastic Surgery E-Book
Volume 4: Trunk and Lower Extremity (Expert Consult - Online)

by David H Song,Peter C. Neligan

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2012-09-07
  • Pages : 776
  • ISBN : 1455740489
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Fully updated to meet the demands of the 21st-century surgeon, Lower Extremity, Trunk and Burns Surgery, Volume 4 of Plastic Surgery, 3rd Edition, provides you with the most current knowledge and techniques across your field, allowing you to offer every patient the best possible outcome. Access all the state-of-the-art know-how you need to overcome any challenge you may face and exceed your patients’ expectations. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Apply the very latest advances in extremity, trunk, and burn plastic surgery and ensure optimal outcomes with evidence-based advice from a diverse collection of world-leading authorities. Purchase this volume individually or own the entire set, with the ability to search across all six volumes online! Apply the latest techniques in lower extremity, trunk, and burn reconstruction, including microsurgical lymphatic reconstruction, super microsurgery, sternal fixation, and more. Know what to look for and what results you can expect with over 950 photographs and illustrations. See how to perform key techniques with 12 surgical videos online. Access the complete, fully searchable contents online, download all the tables and figures, and take advantage of additional content and images at www.expertconsult.com!

Manual of Surgical Pathology

Manual of Surgical Pathology
A Book

by Susan Carole Lester

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2010
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN : 0323065163
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Dr. Lester's Manual of Surgical Pathology, 3rd Edition offers complete, practical guidance on the evaluation of the surgical pathology specimen, from its arrival in the department to preparation of the final report. Inside, you'll find step-by-step instructions on specimen processing, tissue handling, gross dissection technique, histological examination, application of special stains, development of a differential diagnosis, and more. This thoroughly revised New Edition integrates cutting-edge procedures well as the latest staging and classification information. Coverage of the latest standards and procedures for the laboratory and handling of surgical pathology specimens are valuable assets to pathologists, pathology assistants, and anyone working in a pathology laboratory. Plus, with Expert Consult functionality, you'll have easy access to the full text online as well as all of the book's illustrations and links to Medline. . Features more than 150 tables that examine the interpretation of histochemical stains, immunohistochemical studies, electron microscopy findings, cytogenetic changes, and much more. . Presents a user-friendly design, concise paragraphs, numbered lists, and bulleted material throughout the text that makes information easy to find. . Offers detailed instructions on the dissection, description, and sampling of specimens. . Includes useful guidance on operating room consultations, safety, microscope use, and error prevention. . Explains the application of pathology reports to patient management. . Discusses how to avoid frequent errors and pitfalls in pathology specimen processing. . Comes with access to expertconsult.com where you'll find the fully searchable text and all of the book's illustrations. . Includes all updates from the last three revisions of the Brigham & Women's Hospital in-house handbook, ensuring you have the best knowledge available. . Features new and updated tables in special studies sections, particularly immunohistochemistry with an increased number of antibodies covered, keeping you absolutely up to date. . Provides new tables that cover the histologic appearance of viruses and fungi and a table covering the optical properties of commonly seen noncellular material for easy reference. . Incorporates the TNM classification systems from the new 7th edition AJCC manual, including additional guidelines for the assessment of critical pathologic features. . Presents four new full size illustrations by Dr. Christopher French and Mr. Shogun G. Curtis, as well as 39 illustrations for the new tables on viruses, fungi, and noncellular material to aid in their recognition.

Clinical Cases: Medical-surgical nursing case studies

Clinical Cases: Medical-surgical nursing case studies
A Book

by Janine Bothe

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2014-09-08
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN : 0729584321
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Perfect for: • Bachelor of Nursing Students. • Diploma of Nursing students. Apply theory to practice with the Clinical Cases textbook series! Janine Bothe’s Clinical Cases: Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies is part of the Clinical Cases textbook series, which offers nursing students a collection of scenarios that are common in a variety of practical settings. Some of the topics covered in Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies include: Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Musculoskeletal and Respiratory in relation to medical-surgical nursing. The Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies textbook is complete with multiple choice questions throughout the chapters so you can revise and test your knowledge as you progress through the text. Best of all, use Bothe’s nursing textbook alongside Lewis’ Medical-Surgical Nursing, 3rd Edition by Diane Brown and Helen Edwards to really excel at your Diploma and Bachelor of Nursing courses. Benefit from the logical structure of this nursing textbook. Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies features a clear introduction that explores an existing condition and outlines its symptoms. Further details are then provided to help you form a more complete context, including: patient’s conditions, tests, medications and other considerations. Each case study within this nursing textbook provides a thorough conclusion that examines patient outcomes and the case’s key points. If you enjoy learning from real life cases, the Clinical Cases textbook series is the perfect educational suite to support your nursing education. Janine Bothe’s Clinical Cases: Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies is perfect for use during exam preparation or as a study tool, providing an engaging approach to learning and revision. Browse other titles in this series to enhance your knowledge of core nursing skills and theories. Other titles in this series: • Clinical Cases: Fundamentals of Nursing Case Studies by Natashia Scully and Damian Wilson • Clinical Cases: Nursing Care Case Studies by Margaret Webb and Ellie Kirov Other Formats This book is also available as an App via the Apple App Store (https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/clinical-cases-medical-surgical/id666477607?mt=8) • Easy-to-understand, logical layout. • 22 case studies covering the body systems. • Multiple choice questions to test your knowledge throughout the textbook. • Rationales provided for all answers. • References for further reading and research. • Designed as an exam preparation and revision tool.

Total Knee Replacement

Total Knee Replacement
A Book

by Arlen D. Hanssen,W. Norman Scott

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2009
  • Pages : 499
  • ISBN : 1416049843
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This multimedia resource offers you all the how-to guidance you need to perform all of the latest and best techniques in total knee replacement. The complete, lavishly illustrated volume is made even better with a state-of-the-art companion web site! With chapters on such hot topics as cementless fixation, quadriceps sparing MIS TKR, unicompartmental TKR, soft tissue balancing, and extensor mechanism allografting, you, as well as the members of your cross-disciplinary team, will appreciate the clear and concise, but detailed and visual approach of this atlas and video collection. The result is a detailed, easy-to-use reference that no orthopaedic surgeon should be without. Stay on top of your field with detailed discussions of the hottest topics, including cementless fixation, quadriceps sparing MIS TKR, unicompartmental TKR, soft tissue balancing, extensor mechanism allografting, and much more! Search the book online with full-text web access and links to PubMed. Watch experts perform key techniques via video clips online and on the included DVD. See exactly what to do using step-by-step intraoperative photos demonstrating each technique and radiographs showing presenting problems and post-surgical outcomes. See cases as they present in real life using full-color photographs and interpretive diagrams that highlight key anatomical structures. Improve the quality of your technique and optimize outcomes with pearls and pitfalls from the authors. Be more thoroughly prepared with important details on positioning, exposures, instrumentation, and implants. Get just the information and guidance you need with the book's hands-on, clinical emphasis. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.

Lower Extremity Soft Tissue & Cutaneous Plastic Surgery

Lower Extremity Soft Tissue & Cutaneous Plastic Surgery
A Book

by G Dock Dockery,Mary Elizabeth Crawford

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2012-03-26
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0702049514
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Since publication of the first edition, Lower Extremity Soft Tissue & Cutaneous Plastic Surgery has attracted wide acclaim for its superb illustrations, clear step-by-step approach, thoroughness and practicality. Progressing from basic information on instruments and principles of tissue handling through to complex techniques, no surgeon of the foot and ankle will want to be without this authoritative text which will aid in their recognition of conditions and provide a suitable method of treatment with the latest surgical techniques. This second edition provides additional information regarding the current techniques of suturing, aseptic and sterile techniques, vascular anatomy, incisional and excisional procedures, cutaneous flaps and grafts as well as reconstructive and plastic surgical techniques. Four new chapters have been added along with numerous new photographs and illustrations. Emphasis is placed on plastic surgery techniques that are applicable on the foot, ankle and lower leg whenever possible. Over 1,300 superb full color illustrations Practical step-by-step instructions of all the major techniques Suitable for all surgeons performing reconstructive or plastic surgery on the lower limb Four new chapters: Cutaneous anatomy and its surgical implications Aseptic techniques Leg ulcer management Dressings and postoperative care Text fully updated throughout with extra illustrations for maximum clarity