Surgery Sourcebook, 4th Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815661
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815667
  • DDC: 617
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This updated fourth edition describes the most common surgical procedures and discusses preparations patients might want to make prior to surgery, as well as postsurgical physical discomforts, nutrition and exercise considerations, and recovery strategies.

Table of Contents

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