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The Resource Surgery sourcebook : basic consumer health information about common inpatient and outpatient surgeries, edited by Amy L. Sutton

Surgery sourcebook : basic consumer health information about common inpatient and outpatient surgeries, edited by Amy L. Sutton

Label
Surgery sourcebook : basic consumer health information about common inpatient and outpatient surgeries
Title
Surgery sourcebook
Title remainder
basic consumer health information about common inpatient and outpatient surgeries
Statement of responsibility
edited by Amy L. Sutton
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides basic consumer health information about common surgical procedures, potential risks and complications, pain control options, and recovery issues
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
617
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RD31.3
LC item number
.S87 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sutton, Amy L
Series statement
Health reference series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Surgery
Label
Surgery sourcebook : basic consumer health information about common inpatient and outpatient surgeries, edited by Amy L. Sutton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • What you need to know if you're having surgery -- Types of surgeons and selected specialties -- Approaches to surgery -- Surgery statistics: most popular procedures and surgical trends -- Getting a second opinion before surgery: your choices -- Guide to health care quality -- How to pay for surgery -- Hospitalization for surgery -- Hospital choice and surgical patient death rates -- Frequently asked questions about ambulatory surgery centers -- Guided imagery may reduce preoperative anxiety -- Just in case: preparations to make before undergoing surgery -- Sedation and anesthesia -- Surgical considerations in children and adolescents -- Dental, oral, and maxillofacial surgery -- Eye surgery -- Gastrointestinal surgery for acute or chronic conditions -- Gastrointestinal surgery for severe obesity -- Weight-loss surgery in children and teens -- Gynecological and obstetric surgery -- Surgery of the head and neck -- Implantable devices for heart problems -- Heart and vascular surgery -- Surgery of the nerves, bones, muscles, and joints -- Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery -- Most popular cosmetic surgeries -- Urological surgery -- Surgery for cancer -- Emergency, critical care, or traumatic surgical procedures -- Organ transplant surgery --
  • Surgical infections -- Bleeding during surgery -- Surgical adverse events associated with medications, supplements, or herbs -- Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism: serious complications from surgery -- Immunosuppression: impaired immune response could cause surgery complications -- Smoking increases the risk of problems during surgery -- The importance of blood sugar control before and after surgery -- Surgery carries risk of cognitive dysfunction -- Medication errors injure millions and cost billions annually -- Doctor fatigue hurts patients -- Avoiding errors during surgery and hospitalization -- What you need to know about pain control after surgery -- Nondrug methods to control pain -- Acupuncture's effect on postsurgical pain -- Reducing children's pain from surgery: tips for parents -- Surgical wound care: questions and answers -- Care of the Jackson-Pratt (JP) drain -- Using an incentive spirometer -- Nutrition after surgery -- Other postsurgical concerns -- Computer-assisted surgery: what is the da Vinci surgical system? -- Robots lend surgeons a helping hand -- Stereotactic radiosurgery -- Cutting-edge surgical techniques -- Surgical trends and controversies
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xx, 673 p.
Isbn
9780780810044
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008012649
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn218186347
  • (OCoLC)218186347
Label
Surgery sourcebook : basic consumer health information about common inpatient and outpatient surgeries, edited by Amy L. Sutton
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • What you need to know if you're having surgery -- Types of surgeons and selected specialties -- Approaches to surgery -- Surgery statistics: most popular procedures and surgical trends -- Getting a second opinion before surgery: your choices -- Guide to health care quality -- How to pay for surgery -- Hospitalization for surgery -- Hospital choice and surgical patient death rates -- Frequently asked questions about ambulatory surgery centers -- Guided imagery may reduce preoperative anxiety -- Just in case: preparations to make before undergoing surgery -- Sedation and anesthesia -- Surgical considerations in children and adolescents -- Dental, oral, and maxillofacial surgery -- Eye surgery -- Gastrointestinal surgery for acute or chronic conditions -- Gastrointestinal surgery for severe obesity -- Weight-loss surgery in children and teens -- Gynecological and obstetric surgery -- Surgery of the head and neck -- Implantable devices for heart problems -- Heart and vascular surgery -- Surgery of the nerves, bones, muscles, and joints -- Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery -- Most popular cosmetic surgeries -- Urological surgery -- Surgery for cancer -- Emergency, critical care, or traumatic surgical procedures -- Organ transplant surgery --
  • Surgical infections -- Bleeding during surgery -- Surgical adverse events associated with medications, supplements, or herbs -- Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism: serious complications from surgery -- Immunosuppression: impaired immune response could cause surgery complications -- Smoking increases the risk of problems during surgery -- The importance of blood sugar control before and after surgery -- Surgery carries risk of cognitive dysfunction -- Medication errors injure millions and cost billions annually -- Doctor fatigue hurts patients -- Avoiding errors during surgery and hospitalization -- What you need to know about pain control after surgery -- Nondrug methods to control pain -- Acupuncture's effect on postsurgical pain -- Reducing children's pain from surgery: tips for parents -- Surgical wound care: questions and answers -- Care of the Jackson-Pratt (JP) drain -- Using an incentive spirometer -- Nutrition after surgery -- Other postsurgical concerns -- Computer-assisted surgery: what is the da Vinci surgical system? -- Robots lend surgeons a helping hand -- Stereotactic radiosurgery -- Cutting-edge surgical techniques -- Surgical trends and controversies
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xx, 673 p.
Isbn
9780780810044
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008012649
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn218186347
  • (OCoLC)218186347

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