Health Reference Series: Surgery Sourcebook

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-796-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 52
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Surgery Sourcebook, Fifth Edition describes the most common surgical procedures and preparations patients may want to make prior to undergoing surgery, and concludes with a glossary of related terms and a directory of resources for additional help and informa

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Introduction to Surgery
  • Chapter 1—Overview of Surgical Specialties
  • Chapter 2—Major Types of Surgery
  • Chapter 3—Cryosurgery
  • Chapter 4—Computer-Assisted and Robotic Surgery
  • Chapter 5—Laser Surgery
  • Chapter 6—Understanding Pediatric Surgery
  • Chapter 7—Surgery in Older Adults
  • Chapter 8—Surgery Statistics
  • Chapter 9—The Future of Surgery
  • Part 2. Preparing for Surgery
  • Chapter 10—What You Need to Know about Surgery
  • Chapter 11—How to Get a Second Opinion
  • Chapter 12—Choosing a Hospital
  • Chapter 13—Ambulatory Surgical Centers
  • Chapter 14—How to Prepare for Surgery
  • Chapter 15—Benefits of Prehabilitation in Surgery
  • Chapter 16—Anesthesia
  • Chapter 17—Risks Associated with Surgery
  • Chapter 18—Substance Use and Surgery
  • Chapter 19—Blood Typing and Blood Transfusion
  • Chapter 20—Reducing Anxiety before Surgery
  • Chapter 21—Understanding Informed Consent
  • Chapter 22—Ensuring Patient Safety
  • Chapter 23—What Medicare Covers If You Are Having Surgery
  • Chapter 24—Advance Care Planning
  • Chapter 25—Medical Tourism
  • Part 3. Common Types of Surgery and Surgical Procedures
  • Chapter 26—Head and Neck Surgery
  • Chapter 27—Eye Surgery
  • Chapter 28—Dental Implants
  • Chapter 29—Breast Surgeries
  • Chapter 30—Respiratory Tract and Lung Surgeries
  • Chapter 31—Heart and Vascular Surgery
  • Chapter 32—Arrhythmia-Related Surgery and Devices
  • Chapter 33—Joint, Bone, and Spine Surgery
  • Chapter 34—Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Chapter 35—Weight-Loss (Bariatric) Surgery
  • Chapter 36—Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery
  • Chapter 37—Organ and Tissue Transplantation
  • Chapter 38—Urological Surgery
  • Chapter 39—Amputation
  • Chapter 40—Plastic Surgery Procedures
  • Part 4. Managing Pain and Surgical Complications
  • Chapter 41—Managing Pain after Surgery
  • Chapter 42—Postoperative Complications
  • Chapter 43—Infection and Surgery
  • Chapter 44—Gram-Negative Bacteria in Healthcare Settings
  • Chapter 45—Common Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in Healthcare Settings
  • Chapter 46—Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
  • Chapter 47—Other Surgical Complications
  • Chapter 48—Healthcare-Associated Venous Thromboembolism
  • Chapter 49—Surgical Adverse Events: An Overview
  • Part 5. Recovery and Rehabilitation after Surgery
  • Chapter 50—What to Expect after Surgery
  • Chapter 51—Artificial Airways and Assisted Ventilation
  • Chapter 52—Tube Feeding
  • Chapter 53—Hospital Discharge Planning
  • Chapter 54—Moving to a Nursing Home or Rehab Facility
  • Chapter 55—Reducing Health Disparity in Surgical Outcomes
  • Part 6. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 56—Glossary of Terms Related to Surgery
  • Chapter 57—Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Surgery