Current Surgical Guidelines

Paperback | November 9, 2009

byAbdullah Jibawi, David Cade

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This handbook summarises currently available surgical guidelines and clearly presents them in one concise reference source. Further enhanced with diagrams, algorithms, audit tools and user-friendly statistics, it helps to make surgical practice a well-informed and enjoyable learningexperience. The focus of the book is on UK and European guidelines but it also includes US guidelines where relevant. Although there are various official web sites and printed guidelines, such as the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) and the National Institute for Health andClinical Excellence (NICE), available for the surgical sub-specialties, there is currently no central place for these to be accessed. This book provides such a reference for those embarking on their surgical training, yet is also valuable as an aide-memoire for more senior surgical staff.Current Surgical Guidelines covers the main conditions requiring surgery, such as breast cancer, foreign body ingestion, peptic ulcers, and vascular diseases, focusing on the evidence and selection criteria which determine the best action to take. Recommendations have been graded according torelevant current guidelines and all benefits/risk decision recommendations have been supported by easy-to-digest facts and figures.

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This handbook summarises currently available surgical guidelines and clearly presents them in one concise reference source. Further enhanced with diagrams, algorithms, audit tools and user-friendly statistics, it helps to make surgical practice a well-informed and enjoyable learningexperience. The focus of the book is on UK and Europea...

Abdullah Jibawi is currently a specialist registrar in surgery at Leicester Royal Infirmary, East Midlands Deanery, and visiting research fellow at Oxford University. Born in Damascus, Syria in 1973, he trained in general surgery at Damascus University Hospitals before completing his basic surgical training in Merseyside Deanery, UK. ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.02 inPublished:November 9, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199558272

ISBN - 13:9780199558278

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Table of Contents

Principles of Evidence-Based Medicine1. Principles of evidence-based medicineGeneral Care of the Surgical Patient2. Principles of good surgical practice3. Principles of admission management4. Day case surgery5. Good consent practice6. Preoperative assessment7. Perioperative fasting8. Perioperative medical complications9. Principles of wound care10. Preoperative assessment of bleeding risk11. Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) pro-phylaxis12. Prevention of Infective Endocarditis13. Principles of blood transfusion14. Perioperative anticoagulation management15. Principles of care of critically-ill patients16. Sepsis and septic shock17. Antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery18. Principles of infection control19. Principles of pain management20. Principles of nutritional supportOesophagus21. Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)22. Ingestion of foreign bodies23. Achalasia24. Oesophageal cancer25. Barrett's oesophagus (columnar-lined oesophagus)26. Management of oesophageal varices haemorrhageStomach and Duodenum27. Peptic Ulcer Disease28. Gastric cancer29. Neuroendocrine tumours (NET)30. Surgery for obesitySmall Bowel31. Acute appendicitisColorectal32. Constipation in adults33. Diverticular disease34. Anal fissures35. Haemorrhoid disease36. Colorectal cancer (CRC)Pancreas37. Acute pancreatitis38. Chronic pancreatitis39. Pancreatic cancerHepatobiliary40. Gallstone disease41. Surgical management of liver metastasis42. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)Spleen43. Prevention of postsplenectomy sepsis (PSS)Vascular44. Chronic limb ischaemia45. Carotid artery stenosis46. Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)47. Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)Breast48. Breast cancer49. Benign breast diseasesEndocrine50. Thyroid nodules and cancer51. Surgery for hyperparathyroidismIndex