Surgery Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

  • Amy Sutton
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  • ISBN-10: 0780812921
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812925
  • DDC: 617
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Surgery Sourcebook, Third Edition, describes the most common surgical procedures, including appendectomy, breast surgery, carotid endarterectomy, cataract removal, cesarean section, coronary artery bypass, cosmetic surgery, dilation and curettage, gallbladder surgery, hemorrhoidectomy, hysterectomy, hernia repair, low back surgery, prostatectomy, tonsillectomy, and weight-loss (bariatric) surgery.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction to Surgery.
2: Overview of Surgical Specialties.
3: What Is It Like to Have Surgery?.
4: Specialized Surgical Techniques.
5: Understanding Pediatric Surgery.
6: Surgery in Older Adults.
7: Surgery Statistics.
8: Recent Research and Trends in Surgery and Patient Outcomes.
9: Preparing for Surgery.
10: How to Find a Qualified Surgeon.
11: How to Get a Second Opinion.
12: How to Prepare for Surgery.
13: Preparing Your Child for Surgery.
14: Choosing a Hospital.
15: Choosing Ambulatory Care.
16: Anesthesia.
17: Substance Use and Surgery.
18: Donating Blood for Surgery.
19: Dealing with Preoperative Anxiety.
20: Understanding Informed Consent.
21: Ensuring Patient Safety.
22: What Medicare Covers If You Are Having Surgery.
23: Advanced Care Planning.
24: Common Types of Surgery and Surgical Procedures.
25: Head and Neck Surgery.
26: Eye Surgery.
27: Dental and Endodontic Surgery.
28: Breast Surgeries.
29: Lung Surgery.
30: Heart and Vascular Surgery.
31: Implantable Devices for Heart Problems.
32: Joint, Bone, and Spine Surgery.
33: Gastrointestinal Surgery.
34: Weight-Loss (Bariatric) Surgery.
35: Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery.
36: Urological Surgery.
37: Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery.
38: Organ Transplant Surgery.
39: Emergency, Critical Care, or Traumatic Surgery.
40: Managing Pain and Surgical Complications.
41: Pain Control and Surgery.
42: Assisted Breathing and Surgery.
43: Managing Blood Loss with Blood Transfusions.
44: Infection and Surgery.
45: Other Surgical Complications.
46: Recovering from Surgery.
47: Recovering from Surgery.
48: Hospital Discharge Planning.
49: Moving to a Rehabilitation Unit or Facility.
50: Nutrition and Exercise Concerns After Surgery.
51: Caring for Surgical Incisions and Drains.
52: Caring for an Ostomy Bag After Surgery.
53: Driving and Travel After Surgery.
54: Additional Help and Information.
55: Glossary of Terms Related to Surgery.
56: Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Surgery.