2nd Edition

Complications in Surgery and Trauma

ISBN 9781482208863
Published February 13, 2014 by CRC Press
586 Pages 60 B/W Illustrations

USD $210.00

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Book Description

Complications in Surgery and Trauma, Second Edition provides practical information on the incidence, management, and avoidance of complications encountered during and after surgical procedures.

The book offers detailed guidance and techniques for recognizing and controlling complications in the operating room, emergency ward, or intensive care unit. It spans the vast array of complications related to preoperative, intra-operative, and postoperative events. The coverage is comprehensive and includes many surgical sub-specialties including critical care, endocrine, cardiothoracic, vascular, burns and wound healing, orthopedic, pediatric, and transplant.

A key feature of this new edition is the addition of succinct summary tables that list the most common complications related to each area of surgery or trauma and how to avoid them. Nine new chapters are included, and all previous chapters have been updated, making it a completely up-to-date reference for surgical residents, general surgeons, critical care surgeons, and those in training.

Table of Contents

Strategies for Reducing Variation in Surgical Outcomes; Raja R. Narayan and Brian R. Smith
Optimizing Patient Safety in Surgery; Kenneth D. Stahl and Susan E. Brien
Critical Care
Assessment in Cardiac and Non-Cardiac Risk Factors; Edgar J. Pierre, Jack Louro, and Mark Cockburn
Complications of Anaesthesia; Monique Espinosa and Albert Varon
Respiratory Failure after Surgery or Trauma; Joseph J. Dubose and James V. O’Connor
Complications of Acute Fluid Loss and Replacement; David R King and John O Hwabejire
Acute Renal Dysfunction; Meghan E. Sise, Mathew O’Rourke, and Jonathon Barasch
Complications of Nutritional Support; Jayson D. Aydelotte and Andrea L. Goode
Complications of Anticoagulants and Blood Transfusion; Ara J. Feinstein and Mohan Ramalingam
Complications of Antibiotic Therapy; Mohamed Fahim, Chad M. Thorson, and Nicholas Namias
Complications of Hypovolemic and Septic Shock; Meghann L. Kaiser and Matthew O. Dolich
Complications Associated with the Use of Invasive Devices in the Intensive Care Unit; J. Martin Perez
Complications of Abdominal Wall Surgery and Hernia Repair; Ethan Taub, Jane Kayle Lee, and James C. Doherty
Complications of Biliary Tract Surgery and Trauma; Mary Frances Stuever and Akpofure Peter Ekeh
Complications of Intestinal Surgery; Andrew Michael and John J. Hong
Complications of Gastric Surgery; Kevin M. Schuster and Erik Barquist
Complications of Hepatic Surgery and Trauma; Adrian Ong and Kusum Tom
Complications of Pancreatic Surgery and Trauma; Christopher K. Senkowski and Lorena P. Suarez-Kelly
Complications of Splenic Surgery and Splenic Injury; David J. Ebler and Louis R. Pizano
Complications of Laparoscopy in General Surgery; James G. Bittner and J. Esteban Varela
Complications of Breast Surgery; Sayl Bunyan and Ismail Jatoi
Complications of Thyroidectomy and Parathyroidectomy; Denise M. Carneiro-Pla and George L. Irvin III
Complications of Adrenal Gland Surgery; Jane Kayle Lee, Andrew A. Gonzalez, and James C. Doherty
Complications in Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors; Regan J Berg and Kenji Inaba
Complications of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; Abhijit S. Pathak, Amy J. Goldberg, and Lars O. Sjoholm
Complications of Pulmonary and Chest Wall Resection; Daniel T. DeArmond, Hao Pan, and Scott B. Johnson
Complications of Esophageal Surgery and Trauma; Peter P. Lopez, Joseph R. Buck, and Lawrence N. Diebel
Complications of Cardiac Surgery and Trauma; Navrose S. Grewal
Venous Disease and Therapy; Robert M. Van Haren, Bassan J. Allan, and Enrique Ginzburg
Complications of Endovascular Procedures; Boulos Toursarkissian
Complications of Open Arterial Vascular Surgery; Boulos Toursarkissian
Complication of Dislocations; Joshua Blomberg and Gregory A. Zych
Complications of Amputations; Boulos Toursarkissian
Complications of Treatment of the Hand; John Stanton
Complications of Postoperative Pain and Pain Management; Amit A. Shah and Raymond S. Sinatra
Complications after Craniotomy; Johnny Delashaw, Frank P. Hsu, and Joshua Kras
Complications after Spinal Cord Injury; Michael Y. Wang and Barth A. Green
Complications of Nerve Injury and Repair; Matthew Bindewald, Howard Wang, and Patrick W. Owens
Psychological and Behavioral Complications of Trauma; Gillian Hotz and Deborah M. Little
Burns and Wound Healing
Wound and Soft Tissue Complications: Complications of Wound Repair; Callie M. Thompson, Nicole S. Gibran, and F. Frank Isik
Complications of Thermal Injuries; Mark Cockburn, Edgar J. Pierre, and Mark G. McKenney
Complications of Reconstructive Surgery; Deepak Narayan and Joseph H. Shin
Complications in Gynaecologic Surgery; Constance A. Young and Susan Gross
Complications in Pediatric Surgery; Shannon W. Longshore and Gerald Gollin
Complications of Immunosuppression in Solid Organ Transplantation; Obi Ekwenna and Akin Tekin
Surgical Complications of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation; Gaetano Ciancio, Junichiro Sageshima, Linda Chen, Jonathan A. Fridell, and George W. Burke
Complications of Liver Transplantation; David M. Levi, Gennaro Selvaggi, and Andreas G. Tzakis
Complications of Cardiac and Lung Transplantation; Jay D. Pal, Daniel T. Armond, Hao Pan, and Scott B. Johnson

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Stephen M. Cohn, MD, Professor of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA

Matthew O. Dolich, MD, Professor of Surgery, University of California – Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA, USA


"This edition has been effectively updated from its predecessor. The emphasis on the epidemiology of trauma and organizational issues in the first edition has been replaced by an increase in coverage of issues related to critical care. This is an excellent background tool for those committed to review of surgical patient outcomes."
—David J. Dries, MD, University of Minnesota Medical School for Doody's Review Service

"This volume contributes needed and timely information (advice, help, how-tos, medication and dosage updates, etc) to the surgical canon and would be exceedingly useful in every district or mission hospital in LMIC countries and to those who visit these institutions."
—John L. Tarpley, MD, FWACS, FACS, Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Annals of Surgery