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Top Knife : The Art and Craft of Trauma Surgery - Asher Hirshberg

Top Knife

The Art and Craft of Trauma Surgery

Paperback Published: 1st March 2004
ISBN: 9781903378229
Number Of Pages: 234

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Operative trauma surgery is a key element of surgical training world-wide, but many surgical trainees have only limited exposure to it throughout their training. The aim of this book is to provide a detailed technical guide for trauma surgery by two experienced surgical educators who are experts in the field. The original concept behind this text (compared to other operative surgery texts) is a special emphasis on intra-operative judgement, decision-making, and thought processes, as well as technical 'tips and tricks'. The book will be generously illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, but will NOT be a surgical atlas, because there will not be a step-by-step sequence of illustrations for each procedure. The illustrations will be incorporated into the text rather than appearing on separate pages. As such, the book will be an 'operative surgery' book, along the lines of such British classics as Peter Jones' 'Emergency Abdominal Surgery', Hugh Dudley's editions of 'Hamilton Bailey's Emergency Surgery' and Keen's 'Operative Surgery and Management'.

Introduction: What this Book is all Aboutp. 1
Tools of the Trade
The 3-D Trauma Surgeonp. 5
Stop That Bleeding!p. 19
Your Vascular Toolkitp. 35
The Abdomen
The Crash Laparotomyp. 53
Fixing Tubes: The Hollow Organsp. 71
The Injured Liver: Ninja Masterp. 83
The "Take-outable" Solid Organsp. 99
The Wounded Surgical Soulp. 115
Big Red & Big Blue: Abdominal Vascular Traumap. 131
The Chest
Double Jeopardy: Thoracoabdominal Injuriesp. 147
The No-nonsense Trauma Thoracotomyp. 157
The Chest: Inside and Outp. 171
Thoracic Vascular Trauma for the General Surgeonp. 181
The Neck and Extremities
The Neck: Safari in Tiger Countryp. 199
Peripheral Vascular Trauma Made Simplep. 215
Epilogue: The Joy of Trauma Surgeryp. 233
Table of Contents provided by Rittenhouse. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781903378229
ISBN-10: 1903378222
Series: TFM PUBLISHING MEDIC
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 234
Published: 1st March 2004
Publisher: TFM Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.8  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.52