Health Reference Series: Surgery Source Book

Editor/Author Jones, Keith
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1565-0
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 50
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Surgery Sourcebook, Fourth Edition describes most common surgical procedures and discusses preparations patients may want to make prior to undergoing surgery, including choosing a surgeon, getting a second opinion, and donating blood, as well as postsurgical physical discomforts, nutrition and exercise considerations, and strategies for facilitating recovery.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Introduction to Surgery
  • Chapter 1— Overview of Surgical Specialties
  • Chapter 2— Types and Approaches to Surgery
  • Chapter 3— Specialized Surgical Techniques
  • Section 3.1— Minimally Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic Surgery)
  • Section 3.2— Robotic-Assisted Surgical Systems
  • Section 3.3— Laser Surgery
  • Chapter 4— Understanding Pediatric Surgery
  • Chapter 5— Surgery in Older Adults
  • Chapter 6— Surgery Statistics
  • Section 6.1— Ambulatory Surgery Data
  • Section 6.2— Benign Uterine Fibroids Surgery
  • Section 6.3— Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Section 6.4— Surgical Site Infection (SSI)
  • Chapter 7— Recent Research and Trends in Surgery and Patient Outcomes
  • Section 7.1— Anesthesia: Is It Safe for Young Brains?
  • Section 7.2— Imaging Technique for Analysis of Brain Tumor Tissue during Surgery
  • Section 7.3— Contaminated Devices Putting Open-Heart Surgery Patients at Risk
  • Section 7.4— Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery for High Risk Patients
  • Section 7.5— Tissue Engineering and Surgery for Fixing Flawed Body Parts
  • Section 7.6— Technologies Enhance Tumor Surgery
  • Section 7.7— Bariatric Surgery for Obesity
  • Part II: Preparing for Surgery
  • Chapter 8— How to Find a Qualified Surgeon
  • Chapter 9— How to Get a Second Opinion
  • Chapter 10— How to Prepare for Surgery
  • Chapter 11— Choosing a Hospital
  • Chapter 12— Ambulatory Surgical Centers
  • Chapter 13— Anesthesia
  • Section 13.1— Anesthesia Basics
  • Section 13.2— Regional Anesthesia for Postsurgical Pain
  • Section 13.3— Surgery Risks
  • Chapter 14— Substance Use and Surgery
  • Section 14.1— Alcohol Use and Heart Surgery
  • Section 14.2— Smoking and Surgery
  • Chapter 15— Blood Donation
  • Section 15.1— Donating Blood for Surgery
  • Section 15.2— Blood Donation Types
  • Chapter 16— Reducing Anxiety before Surgery
  • Chapter 17— Understanding Informed Consent
  • Chapter 18— Ensuring Patient Safety
  • Section 18.1— Twenty Tips to Prevent Medical Errors
  • Section 18.2— Strategies to Reduce Medication Errors
  • Section 18.3— Things You Can Do to Be a Safe Patient
  • Section 18.4— Wrong-Site Surgery: Help Avoid Mistakes in Your Surgery
  • Chapter 19— What Medicare Covers If You Are Having Surgery
  • Chapter 20— Advanced Care Planning
  • Chapter 21— Medical Tourism
  • Part III: Common Types of Surgery and Surgical Procedures
  • Chapter 22— Head and Neck Surgery
  • Section 22.1— Treating Head and Neck Cancers
  • Section 22.2— Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Section 22.3— Ear Tube Surgery for Ear Infections
  • Section 22.4— Cochlear Implant Surgery
  • Section 22.5— Sinus Surgery
  • Section 22.6— Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
  • Section 22.7— Thyroid Surgery
  • Chapter 23— Eye Surgery
  • Section 23.1— Cataract Surgery
  • Section 23.2— Glaucoma Surgery
  • Section 23.3— Macular Degeneration Surgery
  • Section 23.4— Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK) for Refractive Disorders
  • Section 23.5— Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation Surgery
  • Chapter 24— Dental and Endodontic Surgery
  • Section 24.1— Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Section 24.2— Periodontal (Gum) Disease
  • Section 24.3— Endodontic Conditions and Treatment
  • Chapter 25— Breast Surgeries
  • Section 25.1— Surgery Choices for Women with Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) or Breast Cancer
  • Section 25.2— Breast Biopsy
  • Section 25.3— Lumpectomy
  • Section 25.4— Breast Reconstruction
  • Section 25.5— Breast Implant Surgery
  • Chapter 26— Respiratory Tract and Lung Surgeries
  • Section 26.1— Treating Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis (RRP)
  • Section 26.2— Tracheostomy
  • Section 26.3— Treating Atelectasis (Collapsed Lung)
  • Section 26.4— Lung Transplant
  • Chapter 27— Heart and Vascular Surgery
  • Section 27.1— An Overview of Heart Surgery
  • Section 27.2— Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (Coronary Angioplasty)
  • Section 27.3— Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery
  • Section 27.4— Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Section 27.5— Arrhythmia Surgery
  • Section 27.6— Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Section 27.7— Aneurysm Repair
  • Section 27.8— Heart Transplant
  • Chapter 28— Implantable Devices for Heart Problems
  • Section 28.1— Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Section 28.2— Pacemaker
  • Chapter 29— Joint, Bone, and Spine Surgery
  • Section 29.1— Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Section 29.2— Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Section 29.3— Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Section 29.4— Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Section 29.5— Spinal Stenosis Surgery
  • Section 29.6— Low Back Surgery
  • Chapter 30— Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Section 30.1— Appendectomy
  • Section 30.2— Bowel Diversion Surgeries
  • Section 30.3— Colectomy
  • Section 30.4— Colon and Rectal Cancer Surgery
  • Section 30.5— Gallbladder Removal Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
  • Section 30.6— Hemorrhoid Surgery
  • Section 30.7— Hernia Surgery
  • Section 30.8— Inguinal Hernia
  • Chapter 31— Weight-Loss (Bariatric) Surgery
  • Section 31.1— Overview of Bariatric Surgery for Severe Obesity
  • Section 31.2— Bariatric Surgery: Potential Candidates, Benefits, and Side Effects
  • Chapter 32— Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery
  • Section 32.1— Hysterectomy
  • Section 32.2— Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
  • Section 32.3— Cesarean Section (C-Section)
  • Section 32.4— Episiotomy
  • Section 32.5— Female Sterilization
  • Section 32.6— Uterine Fibroid Surgery
  • Chapter 33— Kidney Transplant
  • Chapter 34— Urological Surgery
  • Section 34.1— Circumcision
  • Section 34.2— Prostate Cancer Surgery
  • Section 34.3— Urinary Incontinence Surgery
  • Section 34.4— Urinary Diversion
  • Section 34.5— Vasectomy (Male Sterilization)
  • Chapter 35— Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Section 35.1— Cosmetic Surgery: Things to Consider
  • Section 35.2— Liposuction
  • Section 35.3— Surgery for Skin Cancer
  • Chapter 36— Gender Reassignment Surgery
  • Chapter 37— Organ Transplant Surgeries
  • Section 37.1— How Organ Allocation Works and Transplant Process
  • Section 37.2— Organ Transplant Patients and Fungal Infections
  • Chapter 38— Emergency, Critical Care, or Traumatic Surgery
  • Section 38.1— Amputation
  • Section 38.2— Chest Tube Thoracostomy
  • Part IV: Managing Pain and Surgical Complications
  • Chapter 39— Pain Control and Surgery
  • Chapter 40— Assisted Breathing and Surgery
  • Chapter 41— Managing Blood Loss with Blood Transfusions
  • Chapter 42— Infection and Surgery
  • Section 42.1— Surgical Site Infections (SSI)
  • Section 42.2— Steps to Reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)
  • Section 42.3— Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)
  • Section 42.4— Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)
  • Section 42.5— Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) Infections
  • Section 42.6— Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections
  • Section 42.7— Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Section 42.8— Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Infection
  • Section 42.9— Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)
  • Section 42.10— Sepsis
  • Chapter 43— Other Surgical Complications
  • Section 43.1— Abdominal Adhesions
  • Section 43.2— Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Section 43.3— Headache after Lumbar Puncture
  • Section 43.4— Lung Function Tests Help Identify Lung Complications after Surgery
  • Section 43.5— Cardiogenic Shock
  • Section 43.6— Breast Implant Complications
  • Part V: Recovering from Surgery
  • Chapter 44— What to Expect after Surgery
  • Section 44.1— What to Expect in the Postanesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
  • Section 44.2— What to Expect If You Are Going Home the Day of Surgery
  • Section 44.3— What to Expect after Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Section 44.4— What to Expect after Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Chapter 45— Hospital Discharge Planning
  • Chapter 46— Moving to a Nursing Home
  • Chapter 47— Nutrition and Exercise Concerns after Surgery
  • Section 47.1— Postsurgical Physical Activity Recommendations
  • Section 47.2— Tube Feeding
  • Section 47.3— Nutrition Considerations after Weight-Loss (Bariatric) Surgery
  • Chapter 48— Caring for Surgical Incisions and Drains
  • Section 48.1— Caring for Your Incision
  • Section 48.2— Caring for a Surgical Drain
  • Chapter 49— Caring for an Ostomy Pouch after Surgery
  • Chapter 50— Blood Clot Risks and Travel
  • Part VI: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 51— Glossary of Terms Related to Surgery
  • Chapter 52— Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Surgery