This book is a comprehensive guide to surgery of the ankle and foot. Beginning with an introduction and basic anatomy, the following chapters discuss numerous different conditions that may affect the ankle and foot, and the surgical procedures used to treat them. Topics include diabetic foot, foot arthritis, toenail disorders, soft tissue and skin disorders; and amputations. With contributions from renowned orthopaedic surgeons, most of whom are based in the USA, Foot and Ankle Surgery presents almost 700 images and illustrations, making it an invaluable reference for both orthopaedic surgeons and postgraduate students.
Fully revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine is the definitive, best-selling guide for all of the common conditions that present to the emergency department. Whether you work in emergency medicine, or just want to be prepared, this book will be your essential guide. Following the latest clinical guidelines and evidence, written and reviewed by experts, this handbook will ensure you are up to date and have the confidence to deal with all emergency presentations, practices, and procedures. In line with the latest developments in the field, such as infection control, DNR orders, advanced directives and learning disability, the book also includes new sections specifically outlining patient advice and information, as well as new and revised vital information on paediatrics and psychiatry. For all junior doctors, specialist nurses, paramedics, clinical students, GPs and other allied health professionals, this rapid-reference handbook will become a vital companion for both study and practice.
Whether you are planning a career as an audiologist or speech-language pathologist, Clinical Audiology: An Introduction, 2nd edition, is the most comprehensive, easy-to-understand book designed to give you the clinical knowledge base needed to advance in your chosen profession. Coverage of audiology basics is broadly based and includes topics such as hearing instruments, various assessment techniques, and the treatment process, in order to offer you a well-rounded view of the clinical practice of audiology.
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This completely revised handbook provides concise and clear information on how to perform operations in the main surgical specialties. It provides an overview of modern operative surgical practice and gives indications for surgery providing details of operative techniques to supplement hands-on experience. It will enable the inexperienced surgeon to prepare adequately for observing, assisting at and ultimately performing a wide variety of surgical operations. It is up to date and reflects current operative surgery. It complements the highly successful Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery.
Written by a multidisciplinary team of experts from the University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center, this volume is the first comprehensive clinical reference on trauma rehabilitation. The book brings together, in one concise, cohesive source, all the essential practical information from physiatry, orthopaedics, neurosurgery, general surgery, emergency medicine, rehabilitation nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and prosthetics/orthotics.
Chapters cover traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple musculoskeletal trauma, traumatic amputations, peripheral nerve injuries, and burns. Particular attention is given to early rehabilitation interventions during the acute phase. A chapter on special considerations for pediatric patients is also included.
This book presents radiological images covering the spectrum of radiology used in general surgery including plain X-rays, contrast studies, CT, MRI and nuclear medicine studies. Images in this text have been selected specifically to illustrate key features of importance in surgical diagnosis and management. Each section has been written in conjunction with a radiologist and practicing surgeon to ensure its clinical relevance. The text is divided into two main sections. The first focuses on the various forms of imaging ranging from plain film radiography up to PET scanning and nuclear medicine. The second section is organized by a series of clinical perspectives and illustrates the application of appropriate imaging techniques to clinical problems.
- Two section format covers both the radiological imaging techniques and the clinical perspectives.
- Highly cross-referenced between the two sections to ensure full coverage in both cases.
- Written by a contributor team of both surgeons and radiologists to aid surgical interpretation.
- Focuses on current surgical management.
This second edition of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Techniques and Tips represents a comprehensive description of the current laparoscopic techniques. It supplies surgeons with all the information necessary to successfully accomplish laparoscopic surgery. It is a hands-on manual that helps the surgeon avoid pitfalls and acquire the necessary laparoscopic skills quickly and efficiently. It is a ready source of practical help when trouble-shooting is necessary. Advanced laparoscopic surgery is an excellent merger of a textbook and atlas for the surgeon who wants to extend and refine his laparoscopic techniques.
This second edition brings trainees fully up to date with the latest advances in general surgery. Each section has been fully revised and covers numerous disorders within each specialty.
The new edition features an additional section on surgical anatomy and an extended section on operative surgery.
More than 800 clinical photographs, X-rays, diagrams and figures enhance learning. Colour images illustrate clinical signs and instruments for laparoscopic surgery, with schematic diagrams used in the first edition, now replaced by photographs.
- Second edition presenting recent advances in general surgery
- Fully revised with addition of two new sections
- Includes more than 800 clinical photographs and diagrams
- Previous edition published in 2004
This collection of photographs of patients, pathological specimens, X–rays and CT scans supplements the text of Lecture Notes on General Surgery, and can be used either as a companion to that volume or alone as a self–test book. It is intended to provide the final year medical student with practice for the oral and short cases parts of Surgery Finals. Each case is presented as a photograph with a very brief description and relevant history and is followed by questions which test the reader′s skills in diagnosis and management. Answers are given in a separate section at the end of the book. This new edition has been revised and updated, with the addition of several new cases. Forward by Sir Roy Calne FRS
Cosmetic Surgery: Art and Techniques is an atlas of general cosmetic surgery that provides precise step-by-step descriptions of the full range of techniques, supported by photographs and illustrations of the highest standard. The book is comprehensive in its scope, covering the diverse procedures performed on the head and neck, breast, abdomen, buttocks, and extremities as well as other techniques such as labioplasty, penile enhancement, and total body lift. Risks and complications are fully explained, with clear advice on how to avoid and to treat them. All of the contributors are internationally recognized experts with extensive knowledge of their subject. This book will be of value to beginners, and experienced practitioners in not only cosmetic surgery but also plastic surgery, general surgery, oral maxillofacial surgery, neurosurgery, dermatology, otolaryngology, and ophthalmology.