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Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast

by Guidubaldo Querci della Rovere

This book is a timely publication capturing recent developments in the fields of oncoplastic surgery and whole breast reconstruction. The highly successful first edition has been completely updated and expanded by leading oncologists and surgeons, with key features including: A comprehensive account of surgical techniques with over 300 colour figures and photographs Incorporates a detailed description of current implant design and technology, together with stepwise accounts of implant-only-based and autologous tissue reconstruction Emphasis on patient selection and expectation to ensure optimum cosmetic and functional results Problems relating to reconstructive surgery, for example chronic pain Training of breast surgeons Aimed at the breast surgical specialist, Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast, Second Edition also serves as a valuable text for the general and/or plastic surgeon in training, as well as for non-surgical professionals engaged with the management and support of women with breast cancer.

Lewis’s Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems 11th Edition

Mariann M. Harding PhD RN CNE

Get a unique, conceptual approach to nursing care in this rapidly changing healthcare environment.Lewis's Medical-Surgical Nursing, 11thEdition gives you a solid foundation in medical-surgical nursing. This thoroughly revised text includes a more conversational writing style, an increased focus on nursing concepts and clinical trends, strong evidence-based content, and an essential pathophysiology review. Content covers all aspects of nursing care including health promotion, acute intervention, and ambulatory care. Helpful boxes and tables make it easy for you to find essential information, and a building-block approach makes even the most complex concepts simple to grasp. Key topics such as interprofessional care, delegation, safety, and prioritization are integrated throughout. Additionally, extensive drug therapy information and diagnostic studies tables give you a full picture of care. Best of all - a complete collection of learning and study resources helps you learn more effectively and offers valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice.

Spinal Neurosurgery

by James Harrop

Part of the Neurosurgery by Example series, this volume on spinal neurosurgery presents exemplary cases in which renowned authors guide readers through the assessment and planning, decision making, surgical procedure, after care, and complication management of common and uncommon disorders. The cases explore the spectrum of clinical diversity and complexity within spinal neurosurgery, including occipital cervical dislocation, cervical myelopathy, thoracic cord compression, lumbar stenosis, and more. Each chapter also contains "pivot points" that illuminate changes required to manage patients in alternate or atypical situations, and pearls for accurate diagnosis, successful treatment, and effective complication management. Containing a focused review of medical evidence and expected outcomes, Spinal Neurosurgery is appropriate for neurosurgeons who wish to learn more about a subspecialty, and those preparing for the American Board of Neurological Surgery oral examination.

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Nathan Selden

Part of the Neurosurgery by Example series, this volume on pediatric neurosurgery presents exemplary cases in which renowned authors guide readers through the assessment and planning, decision making, surgical procedure, after care, and complication management of common and uncommon disorders. As pediatric neurosurgery approximates the anatomical and pathophysiological breadth of all specialty areas of adult neurosurgery, the cases provided are exemplary of more relevance to and higher general frequency in pediatrics, as well as of presentation and management that is notably distinct in pediatric compared to adult neurosurgery. Each chapter also contains "pivot points" that illuminate changes required to manage patients in alternate or atypical situations, and pearls for accurate diagnosis, successful treatment, and effective complication management. Containing a focused review of medical evidence and expected outcomes, Pediatric Neurosurgery is appropriate for neurosurgeons who wish to learn more about a subspecialty, and those preparing for the American Board of Neurological Surgery oral examination.

Dermatologic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures in Primary Care Practice

by Jonathan Kantor

Written for non-specialists in dermatology—from family and emergency physicians to physician assistants and nurse practitioners—Dermatologic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures in Primary Care Practice includes state-of-the-art procedures that will benefit any clinical practice. With practical tips and tricks used by leading dermatologic surgeons, this peerless resource covers a broad range of the techniques, skills, and issues you need to know, including:

  • Excisions and repairs, from basic to advanced techniques
  • Surgical instrument selection
  • Wound dressing
  • Local anesthesia
  • Incision and drainage
  • Nail surgery
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Neurotoxin injections and fillers
  • Anatomy
  • Suturing techniques
  • Ethics
  • Billing and financial considerations
Dermatologic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures in Primary Care Practice is organized into three thematic sections—the fundamentals of dermatologic surgery; procedures for diagnosis, therapy, and reconstruction; and cosmetic procedures—to make finding what you need quick and easy. Each chapter kicks off with an infographic summarizing key points, including beginner tips, expert clinical pearls, and words of warning.

Abdominal Wall Hernias: Principles and Management

by R.C. Read

Abdominal Wall Hernias is the most up-to-date, comprehensive reference available on all aspects of hernia repair. It includes state-of-the-art approaches to conventional open repairs using tissue-to-tissue techniques, the use of prosthetic mesh, minimally invasive approaches, the repair of recurrent and massive hernias, pertinent anatomy, basic science, and emerging biomaterials. The authors present a full spectrum of procedures to enable readers to gain a broad knowledge of the multifaceted repair of hernias. Richly illustrated, this book is a vital resource for all general surgeons and surgeons-in-training.

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Video Atlas

by Bahman Guyuron MD

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Video Atlas - edited by Dr. Bahman Guyuron et al. - brings you the detailed visual guidance and unmatched expertise you need to master the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures and achieve breathtaking results. Full-color photographs and narrated procedural videos lead you step-by-step through techniques such as breast augmentation, non-surgical facial rejuvenation with fillers, periorbital rejuvenation, primary rhinoplasty, and more. Tips and tricks from a veritable "who's who" in plastic surgery equip you to successfully deliver the results your patients expect. At www.expertconsult.com you can reference the complete text, download the images, and watch the videos anytime, anywhere from any computer.

Dermatologic Surgery

by Jonathan Kantor

Dermatologic Surgery is a unique resource that offers the benefits of both a single-volume multi-author global dermatologic surgery textbook and a dedicated flap and reconstructive reference. Conveniently organized by flap type as well as regional approach, it offers by far the most comprehensive flap and reconstruction sections of any general dermatologic surgery book. The book’s content breakdown attempts to reflect the proportion of time, effort, and training required for a given subject. For example, there are five full chapters (in addition to numerous other sections) dedicated to Mohs surgery. Similarly, a total of 17 richly illustrated chapters, including those devoted to particular flap techniques and regional approaches to reconstruction, address flap and graft closures. Since anatomy is the foundation on which all surgery is built, the anatomy chapter was built on a true ground-up cadaveric study of head and neck anatomy with an eye to clinical relevance. Full-length high-quality videos are an essential adjunct to learning procedural techniques, and this text includes the largest video resource of its kind ever compiled. This coupled with almost 3,000 high-quality clinical photographs and nearly 500 professional medical illustrations, including infographics with surgical pearls for each chapter – many bolstered by beginner tips, expert tips, cautions, patient education points, and even billing tips – make this a true primer for real-world skin surgery practice.

Jatin Shah’s Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology

by Jatin P. Shah MD MS (Surg) PhD (Hon) FACS

Providingpractical, multidisciplinary coverage of the latest diagnostic and multidisciplinary therapeutic approaches for head and neck cancer, the 5th Edition of this award-winning text helps you achieve the best possible surgical outcomes and preserve and restore form and function. Internationally renowned surgeon Dr. Jatin P. Shah, joined by colleagues Snehal G. Patel, Bhuvanesh Singh, and Richard Wong, guides youstep by step through every aspect of this challenging field, helping you take advantage of every multidisciplinary management approach available for your patients.

Oxford Textbook of Urological Surgery

by Freddie C. Hamdy

Offering a comprehensive guide, the Oxford Textbook of Urological Surgery is a practical resource mapped to the curriculum for urological training as approved by the General Medical Council (GMC), making it particularly useful in preparation for the Intercollegiate Examination. Presented in a clear and accessible way, this evidence based volume covers all major areas, including functional urology, stone disease, infection, andrology, nephrology, transplantation, uroradiology, and paediatric urology. This highly illustrated full colour textbook has an innovative and user-friendly style, including over 500 photographs, clinical images, and line drawings. Bringing together the expertise of over 100 specialist contributors in the field, the Oxford Textbook of Urological Surgery is a highly valuable source of information, and will become the standard reference text for all who study urological disease and its treatment.

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