Every point of entry in required surgical procedures is described, and every procedure is illustrated with a sequence of drawings, displayed as the surgeon would see them, together with anatomical cross-sections.
Chapters: Reconstructive surgery -- Hand and peripheral nerve surgery -- Gynaecological surgery -- Urological surgery -- Abdominal surgery -- Surgery of the vertebral column -- Upper limb surgery -- Lower limb surgery.
Classic surgery clerkship text. Appropriate depth of knowledge for a third or fourth year medical student. Contains multiple-choice questions, oral examination questions, clinical skills training and testing. Two-tone format with halftone illustrations.
Geriatric Nutrition covers the current state of nutritional science for the elderly. The book is devoted to the particular considerations in nutrient requirements and metabolism in older adults. It also ties basic research with current clinical practice. Comprehensive coverage includes diabetes, obesity, depression, dementia, cardiovascular disease, cancer, COPD, ulcers, and immunity. Specialty chapters cover nutrition issues in nursing homes, semi-assisted living situations and ethical issues at end-of-life. [publishers description]
Covers endoscopic and non-endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures currently used for procedures on adult and pediatric patients. Includes indications, contraindications, patient preparation, equipment, technique, post-procedure care, and complications.