Operative Techniques and Recent Advances in Acute Care and Emergency Surgery – eBook


  • Authors: Paolo Aseni, Luciano De Carlis, Alessandro Mazzola, Antonino M. Grande
  • File Size: 54 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 2029 pages
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publication Date: February 11, 2019
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3319951130
  • ISBN-13: 9783319951133
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The aim of Operative Techniques and Recent Advances in Acute Care and Emergency Surgery, (PDF) is to categorize and shed new light on the key surgical practices involved in acute care and trauma surgery. Accepting an evidence-based approach, a multidisciplinary team of intensivists and surgeons illustrate basic and advanced operative techniques, supplemented by a comprehensive and updated reference collection. Developing surgical procedures in Acute Care Surgery is also explored step by step with the help of plenty of illustrations.

Moreover, the ebook provides an overview of treatment options for acute organ failure, with an emphasis on peculiar clinical situations that call for extraordinary treatment, including: circulatory support, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), and urgent liver transplantation. In order to find the key determinants in decision-making and therapeutic support that can assist avoid critical errors, authors not only describe and discuss specific surgical techniques but also show major issues and controversies related to it.

In essence, the ebook can be considered a “What to do guide” that provides easy access to both basic and advanced lifesaving surgical procedures, due in part to text boxes emphasizing “Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls” and also advice on “Complications Management”. Numerous chapters are enriched by providing clinical case scenarios, an important educational resource including self–assessment questionnaires.