Vascular Ultrasound E-Book

Vascular Ultrasound E-Book
  • Author : Abigail Thrush,Timothy Hartshorne
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 320
  • Relase : 2009-09-15
  • ISBN : 9780080982571

Vascular Ultrasound E-Book Book Review:

This book provides an understanding of the underlying scientific principles in the production of B-mode and Colour Flow imaging and Spectral Doppler sonograms. A basic description of common vascular diseases is given along with a practical guide as to how ultrasound is used to detect and quantify the disease. Possible treatments of common vascular diseases and disorders are outlined. Ultrasound is often used in post-treatment assessment and this is also discussed. The role of ultrasound in the formation and follow-up of haemodialysis access is a growing field and is covered in detail. Practical step-by-step guide to peripheral vascular ultrasound. Explains the basic scientific principles of ultrasound instrumention and blood flow. Fully illustrated with 175 black and white scans, 150 colour scans and 220 black and white and colour line drawings. Contributions from leading names in peripheral vascular ultrasound. Accompanying DVD includes cine loops of ultrasound scans in normal and diseased vessels and of optimum scans to show potential pitfalls and common mistakes. Four new chapters and two new contributors, both clinical lecturers in vascular ultrasound. New chapter on treatment techniques of particular interest to vascular surgeons who increasingly are required to learn basic scanning skills. Sections on ultrasound instrumentation updated to cover new developments in equipment such as broadband colour imaging. Current practices in all the vascular ultrasound applications covered are reviewed and updated.

General and Vascular Ultrasound E-Book

General and Vascular Ultrasound E-Book
  • Author : John P. McGahan
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 288
  • Relase : 2007-01-12
  • ISBN : 9780323076432

General and Vascular Ultrasound E-Book Book Review:

Part of the popular Case Review series, this outstanding Board review book presents over 200 unknown cases—complete with over 350 state-of-the-art images, questions, answers, commentary, references, and more—to enhance your imaging interpretation skills in general and vascular ultrasound. Discussions incorporate the most recent knowledge from the literature in this field, providing an excellent review for both residents and practitioners. Follows the format of the Boards, and offers case studies similar to those likely to be found on exams, for a realistic preparation for the test-taking experience. Presents cases in 3 overall categories—from least to most difficult—to build your skills in a cumulative way. Offers cross references to Ultrasound: The Requisites, 2nd Edition, so it's easy to find in-depth information on any subject. Offers 20 new case studies, including emphysematous pyelonephritis/pyelitis, xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis, subcutaneous lipoma, upper extremity DVT, and renal duplication. Places an increased emphasis on differential diagnosis, to help you distinguish specific diseases and disorders from others that have a similar sonographic presentation. Features new images and color illustrations throughout the text. Groups cases by topic for a more efficient, targeted review of information.

Principles of Vascular and Intravascular Ultrasound

Principles of Vascular and Intravascular Ultrasound
  • Author : Stuart J. Hutchison,Katherine C. Holmes
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 320
  • Relase : 2011-12
  • ISBN : 9781437704044

Principles of Vascular and Intravascular Ultrasound Book Review:

Stuart J. Hutchison-a premier cardiac imaging specialist-explains the dos and don'ts of ultrasound so you get the best images and avoid artifacts. Get only the coverage needed with clinically oriented, practical information presented in a consistent format that makes finding everything quick and easy. High-quality images. Presents material in a consistent format that makes it easy to find information.

General and Vascular Ultrasound: Case Review

General and Vascular Ultrasound: Case Review
  • Author : John P. McGahan,Sharlene A. Teefey,Laurence Needleman
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 376
  • Relase : 2015-11-04
  • ISBN : 9780323296144

General and Vascular Ultrasound: Case Review Book Review:

Preceded by General and vascular ultrasound / William D. Middleton. 2nd. ed. c2007.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound
  • Author : Barbara S. Hertzberg,William D. Middleton
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 656
  • Relase : 2015-07-10
  • ISBN : 9780323086189

Ultrasound Book Review:

This best-selling volume in The Requisites Series provides a comprehensive introduction to timely ultrasound concepts, ensuring quick access to all the essential tools for the effective practice of ultrasonography. Comprehensive yet concise, Ultrasound covers everything from basic principles to advanced state-of-the-art techniques. This title perfectly fulfills the career-long learning, maintenance of competence, reference, and review needs of residents, fellows, and practicing physicians.

Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography

Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography
  • Author : John S. Pellerito,Joseph F. Polak
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 684
  • Relase : 2012
  • ISBN : 9781437714173

Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography Book Review:

Now in its 6th edition, Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography, by Drs. John Pellerito and Joseph Polak, provides an easily accessible, concise overview of arterial and venous ultrasound. A new co-editor and new contributors have updated this classic with cutting-edge diagnostic procedures as well as new chapters on evaluating organ transplants, screening for vascular disease, correlative imaging, and more. High-quality images, videos, and online access make this an ideal introduction to this complex and rapidly evolving technique. Find information quickly with sections organized by clinical rationale, anatomy, examination technique, findings, and interpretation. Get a thorough review of ultrasound vascular diagnosis, including peripheral veins and arteries, carotid and vertebral arteries, abdominal vessels, and transcranial Doppler. Quickly reference numerous tables for examination protocols, normal values, diagnostic parameters, and ultrasound findings for selected conditions. Visualize important techniques with hundreds of lavish line drawings and clinical ultrasound examples. Stay current with trending topics through new chapters on evaluation of organ transplants, screening for vascular disease, correlative imaging, and accreditation and the vascular lab. Experience clinical scenarios with vivid clarity through new color ultrasound images. Watch vascular ultrasound videos and access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com. Benefit from the fresh perspective and insight of a new co-editor, Dr. Joseph Polak. Improve your understanding of the correlation of imaging results with treatment goals in venous and arterial disease. Learn the principles of vascular ultrasonography from the most trusted reference in the field.

Diagnostic Ultrasound: Vascular

Diagnostic Ultrasound: Vascular
  • Author : Mark E. Lockhart
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 750
  • Relase : 2018-12-05
  • ISBN : 0323624421

Diagnostic Ultrasound: Vascular Book Review:

Develop a solid understanding of vascular ultrasound with this practical, point-of-care reference in the popular Diagnostic Ultrasound series. Written by leading experts in the field, Diagnostic Ultrasound: Vascular offers detailed, clinically oriented coverage of ultrasound anatomy, pathology, technique, and diagnosis. This wealth of up-to-date information helps you achieve an accurate vascular ultrasound diagnosis for every patient. Ensures that you stay on top of rapidly evolving vascular ultrasound practice and its expanding applications for everyday clinical use Includes extensively illustrated coverage of sonographic anatomy that depicts pertinent vascular structures of the head and neck, chest and abdomen, and extremities Features image-rich chapters on vascular ultrasound techniques, covering grayscale, color, power, and spectral (pulsed) Doppler imaging, as well as imaging artifacts Provides detailed sonographic descriptions for the vascular diseases and anomalies encountered in clinical practice, including lesions of head and neck, chest and abdomen (including transplants), and extremities, including tips, tricks, and pitfalls Contains a gallery of typical and atypical ultrasound appearances covering a wide spectrum of disease, correlated with CT and MR imaging where appropriate, and detailed artistic renderings Discusses key vascular ultrasound intervention techniques for both diagnosis and treatment Uses a bulleted, templated format that helps you quickly find and understand complex information, as well as thousands of high-quality images and illustrations An ideal reference for radiologists, sonographers, vascular surgeons, and those who are training in these fields Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Clinical Doppler Ultrasound E-Book

Clinical Doppler Ultrasound E-Book
  • Author : Myron A. Pozniak,Paul L. Allan
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 400
  • Relase : 2013-10-24
  • ISBN : 9780702055379

Clinical Doppler Ultrasound E-Book Book Review:

Clinical Doppler Ultrasound offers an accessible, comprehensive introduction and overview of the major applications of Doppler ultrasound and their role in patient management. The new edition of this medical reference book discusses everything you need to know to take full advantage of this powerful modality, from anatomy, scanning, and technique, to normal and abnormal findings and their interpretation. It presents just the right amount of Doppler ultrasonography information in a compact, readable format! Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Make the most informed Doppler imaging decisions possible by gaining a thorough understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of using Doppler ultrasound, as well as the basic principles behind its techniques and technologies. Acquire optimal images and avoid errors with the help of detailed protocols and high-quality, full-color illustrations throughout. Understand and apply the latest Doppler imaging techniques with a new chapter on interventional and intraoperative applications of Doppler ultrasound and a new chapter on dialysis grafts, plus coverage of the most recent information on the role of contrast agents and how best to administer them. View real-time videos of Doppler imaging, and search across the complete text online at Expert Consult.

Textbook of Diagnostic Sonography - E-Book

Textbook of Diagnostic Sonography - E-Book
  • Author : Sandra L. Hagen-Ansert
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 1664
  • Relase : 2017-01-25
  • ISBN : 9780323441889

Textbook of Diagnostic Sonography - E-Book Book Review:

Updated to reflect the newest curriculum standards, Textbook of Diagnostic Sonography, 8th Edition provides you with the pertinent information needed for passing the boards. This highly respected text enhances your understanding of general/abdominal and obstetric/gynecologic sonography, the two primary divisions of sonography, as well as vascular sonography and echocardiography. Each chapter covers patient history; normal anatomy, including cross-sectional anatomy; sonography techniques; pathology; and related laboratory findings. And more than 3,100 images and anatomy drawings guide you in recognizing normal anatomy and abnormal pathology. Full-color presentation, including color scans of gross pathology photos, where appropriate, enhances your learning expe1rience and the teaching value of the text. Pathology tables give you quick access to clinical findings, laboratory findings, sonography findings, and differential considerations. Pedagogy, including chapter objectives and outlines, alerts you to the important information you will learn in each chapter. Evolve site includes PowerPoint slides, an image bank, review questions and a workbook answer key for students, and a test bank for faculty to aid in the reinforcement and teaching of sonography skills. Sonography Findings, highlighted with icon and special type, call attention to key clinical information. NEW! Full coverage of general/abdominal, transplantation, superficial structures, pediatrics, fetal heart, and obstetric/gynecologic sonography, along with several new chapters on vascular sonography, hemodynamics, and introduction to echocardiography, provides you with the information needed to pass the boards and succeed in clinicals. UPDATED! Content reflects the newest curriculum standards so you have the information you need to pass the boards. NEW! Updated images depict the latest advances in the field of sonography and help you prepare for the boards and clinicals. NEW! Key words in chapter openers focus your attention on the terms that you are required to know and understand. NEW! Bulleted summary lists at the end of each chapter reinforce important concepts. NEW! A condensed bibliography at the end of the book lists essential references and guides you in the direction to obtain more information in a given area.

Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography E-Book

Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography E-Book
  • Author : John Pellerito,Joseph F Polak
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 704
  • Relase : 2012-05-17
  • ISBN : 9781455737666

Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography E-Book Book Review:

Now in its 6th edition, Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography, by Drs. John Pellerito and Joseph Polak, provides an easily accessible, concise overview of arterial and venous ultrasound. A new co-editor and new contributors have updated this classic with cutting-edge diagnostic procedures as well as new chapters on evaluating organ transplants, screening for vascular disease, correlative imaging, and more. High-quality images, videos, and online access make this an ideal introduction to this complex and rapidly evolving technique. Find information quickly with sections organized by clinical rationale, anatomy, examination technique, findings, and interpretation. Get a thorough review of ultrasound vascular diagnosis, including peripheral veins and arteries, carotid and vertebral arteries, abdominal vessels, and transcranial Doppler. Quickly reference numerous tables for examination protocols, normal values, diagnostic parameters, and ultrasound findings for selected conditions. Visualize important techniques with hundreds of lavish line drawings and clinical ultrasound examples. Stay current with trending topics through new chapters on evaluation of organ transplants, screening for vascular disease, correlative imaging, and accreditation and the vascular lab. Experience clinical scenarios with vivid clarity through new color ultrasound images. Watch vascular ultrasound videos and access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com. Benefit from the fresh perspective and insight of a new co-editor, Dr. Joseph Polak. Improve your understanding of the correlation of imaging results with treatment goals in venous and arterial disease. Learn the principles of vascular ultrasonography from the most trusted reference in the field.

General and Vascular Ultrasound: Case Review Series E-Book

General and Vascular Ultrasound: Case Review Series E-Book
  • Author : John P. McGahan,Sharlene A Teefey,Laurence Needleman
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 416
  • Relase : 2015-10-10
  • ISBN : 9780323295482

General and Vascular Ultrasound: Case Review Series E-Book Book Review:

Written by a multidisciplinary group of contributors, including radiologists, emergency physicians, critical care specialists, anesthesiologists, and surgeons, Fundamentals of Emergency Ultrasound is a first-of-its-kind reference that clearly explains the many technical nuances and diagnostic skills necessary for optimal use of ultrasound in emergency settings. This concise, easy-to-read resource covers both non-invasive and invasive ultrasound-guided procedures for a wide range of adult and pediatric trauma and non-trauma conditions. A practical emphasis on differential diagnosis helps facilitate rapid diagnosis, triage, and disposition decisions in emergency situations where ultrasound can be used. Provides a depth of understanding and interpretation from a multidisciplinary group of chapter authors, with step-by-step details on anatomy, equipment considerations, positioning, technique, normal and abnormal findings, and common pitfalls. Covers invasive procedures and ultrasound-guided injections such as thoracentesis, paracentesis, nerve blocks, and central and peripheral venous access. Includes correlative CT, MR, and Doppler images to enhance ultrasound visualization, in addition to more than 500+ high-quality ultrasound images and 75+ line drawings. Offers up-to-date coverage on the e-FAST, trans-thoracic and trans-esophageal echocardiography, pulmonary, and cranial sonography, among other emergency modalities. Features more than 150 ultrasound video clips that show the many nuances of ultrasound use. Gain new understanding from dozens of unknown cases reflecting the most recent changes in abdominal and small part ultrasound, including the scrotum and thyroid. Understand the recent changes in the complexities of vascular ultrasound of the carotid, transplants, and extremities. Stay up to date with new thyroid cases and musculoskeletal cases, including rheumatoid arthritis and shoulder ultrasound. Expand your awareness of physics, state-of-the-art instrumentation, and common aritifacts with added new content. Clearly visualize what you’re likely to see on exams and in practice thanks to new images -- including color Doppler images.

Venous Ultrasound

Venous Ultrasound
  • Author : Joseph A. Zygmunt Jr.
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 229
  • Relase : 2020-07-08
  • ISBN : 9781000072266

Venous Ultrasound Book Review:

Venous Ultrasound 2e is the essential text for anyone involved in the treatment of chronic venous disease. It provides specific information on ultrasound as it is applied to chronic insufficiency, including history, general techniques, examples of anatomy, and protocols for performing ultrasound on patients, and discussions on key aspects of interpretation of sonographic findings. Updated to include the outcome and impact of three recent studies, the ATTRACT trial, the EVRA study, and the VIDIO imaging trial. An entire chapter is dedicated to iliac venous and stent imaging for those interested in expanding practice based on the mentioned studies. Also included is specific protocol for imaging of the pelvic area with focus on the pelvic congestion and reflux affecting this anatomic area. This text demonstrates that as imaging techniques improve, so too will the understanding of venous pathologies increase and the burdens of their respective pathologies. Pelvic Congestion, iliofemoral and late stage disease can be interrogated with a non-invasive approach using the techniques included prior to interventional procedures. This fully updated new edition includes coverage of new ablation techniques which include non- thermal and non- tumescent therapies for venous insufficiency – these have unique ultrasound properties on what to see, look for and observe in intra and post- operative situations. Focusing on the fundamentals that every phlebologist needs to know, the color illustrations and numerous line drawings complement the text for a complete learning experience. Key features: Covers anatomy related to venous insufficiency and obstruction Protocols with step by step approaches for those new to certain exams Includes useful diagrams and images to aid understanding Thoroughly up to date, with all the latest information for those practicing venous therapies Venous Ultrasound 2e is valuable for sonographers and physicians alike; including phlebologists, general and vascular surgeons, physicians, radiologists, angiologists, interventional cardiologist, mid-levels, and nurses who work in this area.

Vascular Ultrasound E-Book

Vascular Ultrasound E-Book
  • Author : Abigail Thrush,Timothy Hartshorne,Colin Richard Deane
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 350
  • Relase : 2021-12-25
  • ISBN : 9780702081880

Vascular Ultrasound E-Book Book Review:

Now in its fourth edition, Vascular Ultrasound offers a compact yet comprehensive practical guide for anyone working in the field of vascular sonography. The book is written by expert practitioners as an easily accessible reference, providing key information suited to sonographers in their day-to-day practice. It covers essential vascular investigations undertaken by ultrasound departments and vascular laboratories in more detail than general ultrasound textbooks, but without overwhelming sonographers with highly complex information that may not be relevant to them. Here you will find essential information including the principle of ultrasound physics to enable accurate assessment of the peripheral circulation and blood flow, the use of the main scanner functions and controls, the main disorders of the arterial and venous circulation system with appropriate treatment and management, and techniques for the diagnosis and grading of disease. Practical and focused, with clear explanations. Step-by-step guide to scanning and obtaining optimal images. Extensive diagrams and figures to demonstrate key information with practical examples. Appendices and quick reference tables. Small and compact – easy to carry to studies, teaching sessions and clinics.

Point of Care Ultrasound E-book

Point of Care Ultrasound E-book
  • Author : Nilam J Soni,Robert Arntfield,Pierre Kory
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 400
  • Relase : 2019-04-26
  • ISBN : 9780323544719

Point of Care Ultrasound E-book Book Review:

Compact, hand-carried ultrasound devices are revolutionizing how healthcare providers practice medicine in nearly every specialty. The 2nd Edition of this award-winning text features all-new chapters, a greatly expanded video library, and new review questions to keep you fully up to date with the latest technology and its applications. Helps you interpret findings with a peer-reviewed, online video library with more than 1,000 ultrasound videos of normal and pathologic findings. These videos are complemented by anatomical illustrations and text descriptions to maximize learning. Offers new online resources, including over 60 clinical cases and review questions in every chapter. Features fully updated content throughout, plus all-new chapters on hemodynamics, transesophageal echocardiography, transcranial Doppler ultrasound, pediatrics, neonatology, and 2nd/3rd trimester pregnancy. Shares the knowledge and expertise of expert contributors who are internationally recognized faculty from more than 60 institutions. Recipient of British Medical Association’s President's Choice Award and Highly Commended in Internal Medicine at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2015 (first edition).

Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis

Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis
  • Author : Ali F. AbuRahma
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 863
  • Relase : 2017-10-02
  • ISBN : 9783319547602

Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis Book Review:

This large format book is the definitive text on vascular surgery written by expert editors and contributors. It is well supported by exceptional illustrative material. The book is invaluable to all those who work in vascular laboratories as wel.l as internists, cardiologists, vascular laboratory directors and staff, general surgeons involved in vascular surgery and the vascular surgery community in general Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis comprehensively covers all aspects of noninvasive evaluation of the circulatory system in the extremities. The increasing popularity of noninvasive techniques is not reflected in the number of comprehensive works on the topic and it is clear from the success of the first edition that the demand for an updated volume is increasing.

Sonography Principles and Instruments

Sonography Principles and Instruments
  • Author : Frederick W. Kremkau,Flemming Forsberg, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 288
  • Relase : 2015-11-06
  • ISBN : 9780323322713

Sonography Principles and Instruments Book Review:

Learn how diagnostic ultrasound works, and find out how to properly handle artifacts, scan safely, evaluate instrument performance, and prepare for registry examinations, with the market-leading Sonography Principles and Instruments, 9th Edition. It concisely and comprehensively covers the essential aspects of ultrasound physics and instrumentation like Doppler, artifacts, safety, quality assurance, and the newest technology - all in a dynamic, highly visual format for easy review of key information. Dr. Kremkau, unlike others, uses extensive exam questions, over 1,000 high-quality illustrations, and only the most basic equations to simplify complicated concepts, making this text a highly respected reference for sonography students and professionals. Essential coverage of physics and sonography prepares you for the physics portion of the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certification exam. Current technology content, including the continuing progression of contrast agents and 3D and the more general aspects of transducers and instruments, helps you better comprehend the text. Straightforward explanations simplify complicated concepts. Learning objectives at the beginning of every chapter give you a measurable outcome to achieve. Key terms provide you with a list of the most important terms at the beginning of each chapter. Key Points, called out with an icon and special type, highlight the most important information to help you study more efficiently. Bulleted reviews at the end of each chapter identify key concepts covered in that chapter. End-of-chapter exercises test your knowledge and understanding with a mix of true/false, fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice, and matching questions. Glossary of key terms at the end of the book serves as a quick reference, letting you look up definitions without having to search through each chapter. Appendices, including a List of Symbols, Complication of Equations, and Mathematics Review, equip you with additional resources to help comprehend difficult concepts. An Evolve site with student resources enhances your learning experience. A full-color design depicts over 120 high-quality ultrasound scans similar to what you will encounter in the clinical setting. NEW! All-new content on elastography, shear wave imaging, acoustic radiation force impulse imaging (ARFI), volume imaging, power M-mode Doppler in TCD, miniaturization, and newer acquisition technique in Epic System keeps you in the know. NEW! Updated instrument output data and official safety statements ensure you are current with today's technology. NEW! Updated art added to necessary chapters gives you an up-to-date representation of what you will encounter in the clinical setting.

The Doppler Ultrasound Ladder

The Doppler Ultrasound Ladder
  • Author : Dennis Odhiambo Agolah
  • Publisher : Exceller Books
  • Pages : 108
  • Relase : 2020-06-06
  • ISBN :

The Doppler Ultrasound Ladder Book Review:

'The Doppler Ultrasound Ladder' is an academic Medical book that brings into light a wealth of information for the radiography and sonography fraternity in a way it has never been presented before. Radiography is a field that involves a lot of technical hands-on and operator dependency approaches. Equipment knowledge, knowledge on pathology, physiology and patient care all contribute to this holistically. The book encourages Learning through observation, active participation that later translates into competency-based practicing. Free Mentoring and sharing of knowledge by already experienced Sonographers are encouraged and the mentees should be ready to be reviewed and grow professionally through various awards.

Venous Access Made Easy

Venous Access Made Easy
  • Author : James Michael Forsyth,Ahmed Shalan,Andrew Roger Thompson
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 126
  • Relase : 2019-03-26
  • ISBN : 9780429783081

Venous Access Made Easy Book Review:

This book provides simple and practical instructions on how to perform safe and easy venous cannulation, and how to insert midlines and PICC lines using ultrasound. It aidsunderstanding of the relevant anatomy, shows how to use the ultrasound machine, and how to insert such lines using ultrasound guidance. Readers will feel confident and well prepared to deal with patients requiring difficult venous access, giving them simple solutions that can be learned very quickly. These skills will also be globally beneficial for patients and healthcare institutions alike. Follows the trends of the NHS and riding the wave of the midline/PICC line revolution Compact and affordable highly relevant to daily practice Useful for specialists and generalists alike, truly multi-disciplinary

Essential Surgery E-Book

Essential Surgery E-Book
  • Author : Clive R. G. Quick,Suzanne Biers,Tan Arulampalam
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 688
  • Relase : 2019-12-17
  • ISBN : 9780702076336

Essential Surgery E-Book Book Review:

Essential Surgery is well-established as one of the leading textbooks of surgery for medical students, core surgical trainees and those in professions allied to medicine. Covering general surgery, trauma, orthopaedics, vascular surgery, urology, paediatric surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, maxillofacial surgery and ENT, it also incorporates appropriate levels of basic science throughout. The book is ideal to accompany clinical courses, as well as being a practical manual for readers at more advanced levels requiring a revision aid for exams. Its main aim is to stimulate the reader to a greater enjoyment and understanding of the practice of surgery. The uniformity of the writing style and the clarity of elucidation will encourage continued reading, while the emphasis on the principles of surgery will enable a real understanding of the subject matter. The book incorporates a problem-solving approach wherever possible, emphasising how diagnoses are made and why particular treatments are used. The pathophysiological basis of surgical diseases is discussed in relation to their management, acting as a bridge between basic medical sciences and clinical problems. The book’s extensive use of original illustrations, colour photographs, radiology images, boxes and tables emphasises important concepts and will promote easy revision of topics. The principles of operative surgery and pre-, peri- and postoperative care are explained together with outlines of common operations, enabling students and trainee surgeons to properly understand procedures and to participate intelligently in the operating department. A major and comprehensive revision of the text has taken full account of the progressive evolution of surgery and includes new scientific and clinical concepts that have advanced medical understanding. Ensuring the book’s contents are aligned to the curriculum of the UK Intercollegiate MRCS examination has resulted in the addition of new topics including an emphasis on peri-operative care optimisation, enhanced recovery programmes, antibiotic use and resistance, updated cancer staging, minimally invasive surgery, and the evolving role of interventional radiology. Additional essential governance and management topics are covered, including patient safety, surgical ethics, communication, consent, clinical audit and principles of research. The broad experience of surgical teaching and training of two new editors and many new contributors, all with sub-specialist expertise, have brought a contemporary perspective on the book’s contents and its presentation. New national and international guidelines for managing common disorders have been incorporated where appropriate, including major haemorrhage management pathways and trauma. There are new dedicated chapters on major trauma management and elective orthopaedics.

Vascular Access

Vascular Access
  • Author : Samuel E. Wilson
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Pages : 317
  • Relase : 2010
  • ISBN : 9781605472034

Vascular Access Book Review:

This practical and comprehensive book provides "how-to" information on all aspects of access to the vascular system for hemodialysis, parenteral nutrition, chemotherapy, and resuscitation. Preoperative evaluation, operations, noninvasive procedures, complications, and other aspects are detailed. This edition provides increased coverage of non-interventional techniques and includes new chapters on management of thrombophilia in hemodialysis patients; modulation of the immune system to prevent myointimal hyperplasia; synthetic grafts; venous outflow stenting for salvage of vascular access procedures; and ultrasound in vascular access procedures. This book is essential for all clinicians treating patients who require vascular access, including vascular surgeons, general surgeons, nephrologists, dialysis technicians and nurses, radiologists, and cardiologists.