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Published: 26 March 2009

456 Pages | 51 black and white images, numerous tables


ISBN: 9780199533350

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Perioperative Medicine

Managing surgical patients with medical problems

Second Edition

Joanna Chikwe, Axel Walther, and Phil Jones

Oxford Specialist Handbooks

  • A concise, practical guide to managing and avoiding medical problems in surgical patients
  • Fully revised and updated to reflect recent guidelines
  • Clear guidance on the impact of medical problems on surgery: when to delay operations, how to avoid exacerbating underlying conditions, how to manage medical emergencies post-operatively
  • Contains practical and simple guidelines on how to treat emergencies out of hours
  • Features a logical chapter progression with consistent headings to aid easy reference
  • Help boxes answer common clinical dilemmas

New to this Edition:

  • New sections on surgical oncology, theatre etiquette, planning lists
  • Most text rewritten to reflect new headings and recent guidelines
  • Stronger emphasis on concise, specific guidance

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