Handbook of Surgical Consent by Rajesh NairHandbook of Surgical Consent by Rajesh Nair

Handbook of Surgical Consent

EditorRajesh Nair, David J. Holroyd

Paperback | January 1, 2012

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Patients have an ethical and legal right to decide whether or not to undergo medical or surgical intervention, and it is vital that the healthcare professional is equipped to advise and inform the patient appropriately so they can make this important decision. Gaining fully informed consent isa structured process and often not fully taught in medical schools. It is, however, essential that the professional gaining consent is able to perform the procedures, and be fully aware of the pitfalls and risks involved along every step of the way.Written for surgical trainees, but useful for all healthcare professionals who gain medical and surgical consent, the Handbook of Surgical Consent is a new and valuable tool, written by experts, offering practical guidance in the principles of consent, alongside procedure-specific information onthe risks and benefits. It will help improve the quality and content of verbal and written consent in surgical practice, assist the reader in discussing treatments with patients, improving understanding and encouraging good consent practice. The handbook is written in a unique format mirroring thestructure of the UK Department of Health consent form, which allows for easy reference when consenting a patient directly. Comprehensively covering all surgical specialties, the Handbook of Surgical Consent includes chapters on obstetrics, gynaecology, ENT, and ophthalmology, and covers subspecialties now normally covered in surgical rotations. The handbook is concise and easy to understand, and is fully illustratedto give useful detail on anatomy, techniques or complications that can be shown to patients at the bedside to enhance knowledge and understanding during the consent process.
Rajesh Nair qualified in 2006 from the University College London Medical School. He has undertaken both his Foundation and core surgical training in London Deanery and is currently working in the South Thames London rotation as a Specialist Registrar in Urological Surgery. David Holroyd undertook his masters research degree and qualifi...
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Title:Handbook of Surgical ConsentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:784 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199595585

ISBN - 13:9780199595587

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Table of Contents

1. R.A.Wheeler, R. Nair, D. Holroyd: General principles of consent2. S. Sangal, A. Holroyd, H. Sheth, D. Francis: General surgical procedures3. R.P. Stevenson, A.M. Armstrong: Colorectal surgery4. N. Ashraf, A. Sud, J. Menon: Vascular surgery5. F. Pakzad, F. Palazzo: Endocrine surgery6. F. Pakzad, A. Sud, M. Miahmeed: Breast surgery7. H. Sheth, A. Abraham: Hepato-pancreatico-biliary surgery8. C. Bryant, A. Chaudry, S.F. Hughes: Upper gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery9. A. Bagul, M. Nicholson: Transplantation surgery10. S. Kumar, P. Jethwa, D. Francis: Laparoscopic surgery11. R. Nair, D. Holroyd, G. Webster: Urological surgery12. T. Hester, M. Ramachandran: Orthopaedic surgery13. S. Naji, M. James: Plastic surgery14. A. Alli, A. Singh: Ear, nose, and throat surgery15. R.E. Hill, S.B. Patel, R.A. Wheeler: General Paediatric surgery16. R.E.Hill, S.B. Patel, R.A. Wheeler: Neontal surgery17. D. D'Aquino, B. White, I. Robertson: Neurosurgery18. O. Lyons, J. Roxburgh: Cardiac surgery19. H. Raubenheimer, J. King: Thoracic surgery20. C. Robertson, S. Matthews: Maxillofacial surgery21. K. Patel, L. Ogunbowale , B. Chang: Ophthalmological surgery22. N. Suff, J. Farren, M. Parisaei: Obstetric and Gynaecological surgery