Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Surgery

Preface

CHAPTER 1. Approach to the Surgical Patient

CHAPTER 2. Training, Communication, Professionalism, & Systems-Based Practice

CHAPTER 3. Preoperative Preparation

CHAPTER 4. Postoperative Care

CHAPTER 5. Postoperative Complications

CHAPTER 6. Wound Healing

CHAPTER 7. Power Sources in Surgery

CHAPTER 8. Inflammation, Infection, & Antimicrobial Therapy in Surgery

CHAPTER 9. Fluid, Electrolyte, & Acid-Base Disorders

CHAPTER 10. Surgical Metabolism & Nutrition

CHAPTER 11. Anesthesia

CHAPTER 12. Shock & Acute Pulmonary Failure in Surgical Patients

CHAPTER 13. Management of the Injured Patient

CHAPTER 14. Burns & Other Thermal Injuries

CHAPTER 15. Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery

CHAPTER 16. Thyroid & Parathyroid

CHAPTER 17. Breast Disorders

CHAPTER 18. Thoracic Wall, Pleura, Mediastinum, & Lung

CHAPTER 19.1 The Heart: I. Surgical Treatment of Acquired Cardiac Disease

CHAPTER 19.2 Congenital Heart Disease

CHAPTER 20. Esophagus & Diaphragm

CHAPTER 21. The Acute Abdomen

CHAPTER 22. Peritoneal Cavity

CHAPTER 23. Stomach & Duodenum

CHAPTER 24. Liver & Portal Venous System

CHAPTER 25. Biliary Tract

CHAPTER 26. Pancreas

CHAPTER 27. Spleen

CHAPTER 28. Appendix

CHAPTER 29. Small Bowel

CHAPTER 30. Large Intestine

CHAPTER 31. Anorectum

CHAPTER 32. Hernias & Other Lesions of the Abdominal Wall

CHAPTER 33. Adrenals

CHAPTER 34. Arteries

CHAPTER 35. Veins & Lymphatics

CHAPTER 36. Neurosurgery

CHAPTER 37. The Eye & Ocular Adnexa

CHAPTER 38. Urology

CHAPTER 39. Gynecology

CHAPTER 40. Orthopedic Surgery

CHAPTER 41. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

CHAPTER 42. Hand Surgery

CHAPTER 43. Pediatric Surgery

CHAPTER 44. Oncology

CHAPTER 45. Organ Transplantation

Appendix: Answers to Multiple Choice Questions