Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015In 2008, Paul Farmer and Jim Yong Kim described global surgery as the "neglected stepchild" of healthcare, and now leaders from around the world are working to redefine it as a human right through the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery. In order to help advance global surgery and anesthesia as a public
Introduction. The Global Burden of Surgical Disease. Ethical Considerations. Developing Surgical Capacity Models of Implementation. Anesthesia. Preparing for a Trip OR Management. Pharmacology of Commonly Used Drugs. Regional Anesthesia. Preoperative Evaluation. Intraoperative Management. Postoperative Care PACU and ICU . Resuscitation and Approach to Crisis Situations. Trauma. Chest. Acute Abdomen. Stomach. Liver, Pancreas and Gall Bladder. Spleen. Appendicitis. Hernia. Colon and Rectum. Anus and Rectum. Laparoscopy. Breast Cancer. Obstetric. Gynecology. Genitourinary Surgery. Neurosurgery. Otorhinolaryngology. Thyroidectomy. Ophthalmology. Dentistry .Orthopedic Surgery. Pediatric Surgery. Oncology. Infectious Disease Soft-Tissue Coverage and Flap Skin Graft Wound Care. Trauma. Disaster Management. Initial Evaluation of the Trauma Patient. Amputation. Burn Thoracic Trauma. Abdominal Trauma. Urologic Trauma. Neurosurgical Trauma. Maxillofacial Trauma. Ophthalmic Trauma. Soft-Tissue Injuries of the Face. Spinal Trauma. Upper Extremity Trauma. Hand Trauma. Lower Extremity Trauma. References. Appendix Safety, Security, and Survival Considerations for Healthcare Providers in Remote, Hostile, and Disaster Area. Index.