Critical Care Surgery

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Oktober 2010



Critical Care Surgery provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to surgical therapy in the critically ill patient. The chapters provide pertinent and concise, summaries of how to deal with various types of critical illness, including acute renal failure, coma and altered mental status, multiple organ dysfunction and hepatic failure. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in a straightforward manner, and 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. A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.


Acute Renal Failure.- Monitoring of Respiratory Function and Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation.- Coma and Altered Mental Status in the Surgical Critical Care Setting; Brain Death.- Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias.- Do Not Resuscitate, Do Not Treat.- Multiple Organ Dysfunction: The Systemic Host Response to Critical Surgical Illness.- Hepatic Failure General Principles of Sepsis.- Neurologic Physiology: The Brain and Its Response to Injury Pulmonary Embolism.- Right Ventricular Failure and Cardiogenic Shock.- Nosocomial Pneumonia.- Gastrointestinal Failure.- Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetes Insipidus.




This book is edited by a team of experts from across the globe.

Kirby I. Bland, MD, is based at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, in the USA, where he is the Fay Fletcher Kerner Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, and the Deputy Director at the Comprehensive Cancer.

Michael G. Sarr, MD is the James C. Marson Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN in the USA.

Markus W. Büchler, MD, is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the University of Heidelberg in Germany.

Attila Csendes, MD FACS(Hon) is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital in Santiago, Chile.

O. James Garden, MBChB MD FRCS(Ed) FRCP(Ed) FRACS(Hon), is the Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in the UK.

John Wong, BSc(Med(Syd)) MBBS(Syd) PhD(Syd) MD(Hon(Syd)) FRACS FRCS(Edin) FRCS(Glasg) FACS(Hon) is the Chair Professor for the Department of Surgery at The University of Hong Kong and Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong, China.
EAN: 9781849963770
ISBN: 1849963770
Untertitel: Handbooks in General Surgery. 2011. Auflage. Book. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2010
Seitenanzahl: 268 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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