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Breast Disease Management

James Harvey, Sue Down, Rachel Bright-Thomas, John Winstanley and Hugh Bishop.

October 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Breast Surgery; Allied Health Professions; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Clinical Skills; Surgical Skills; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Nursing Skills; Communication Skills. 264 pages.

Breast cancer affects 1 in 10 women and the majority of UK women will attend a breast clinic at least once during their lives. The patient's journey through assessment and management is one...

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Breast surgery

Edited by Rajesh Nair and David J Holroyd.

in Handbook of Surgical Consent

December 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Communication Skills; Breast Surgery. 7220 words.

Axillary lymph node dissection - Management of breast abscess - Reduction mammoplasty - Implant-based breast reconstruction - Deep inferior epigastric perforator flap (DIEP flap) - Excision...

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Cardiac surgery

Edited by Rajesh Nair and David J Holroyd.

in Handbook of Surgical Consent

December 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Communication Skills; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 5784 words.

Consent in cardiac surgery - Coronary artery bypass grafting - Internal mammary artery harvest for CABG - Radial artery harvest for CABG - Long saphenous vein harvest for CABG - Cardiac valve...

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Colorectal assessment

Patrick J O’Dwyer.

Edited by Graham J MacKay, Helen R Dorrance and Richard G Molloy.

in Colorectal Surgery

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colorectal Surgery; Communication Skills. 11443 words.

History and examination - Radiological investigations: small bowel imaging - Radiological investigations: large bowel and rectum - Radiological investigations: the liver - Endoscopic equipment ...

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Colorectal surgery

Edited by Rajesh Nair and David J Holroyd.

in Handbook of Surgical Consent

December 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Communication Skills; Colorectal Surgery. 12445 words.

General issues in consent for colorectal procedures - Anal fissure (botulinum toxin injection, lateral internal sphincterotomy, advancement flap) - Anal sphincter repair -...

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Complaints, mistakes, and how to minimize problems

James Harvey, Sue Down, Rachel Bright-Thomas, John Winstanley and Hugh Bishop.

in Breast Disease Management

October 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Breast Surgery; Communication Skills. 1208 words.

Complaints, mistakes and how to minimize problems. Complaints may arise where patients are anxious and any member(s) of the medical team fail to meet their expectations. A suggested...

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Current Surgical Guidelines

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Surgical Skills; Peri-operative Care; Communication Skills; Nursing Skills; Haematology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Critical Care; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Anaesthetics; Pain Medicine; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Bariatric Surgery; General Surgery; Colorectal Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Breast Surgery. 464 pages.

Current Surgical Guidelines covers the main conditions requiring surgical care, such as breast cancer, critically ill surgical patients, and diverticular disease, and focuses on the...

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Deceased organ donors

Edited by Nicholas Torpey, Nadeem E. Moghal, Evelyn Watson and David Talbot.

in Renal Transplantation

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Communication Skills. 7670 words.

Brainstem death - Testing for brainstem death - Deceased donation and the law - Medical exclusions to organ donation - ICU management of the potential donor - The surgery of organ donation -...

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Deep Brain Stimulation

Edited by Peter Bain, Tipu Aziz, Xuguang Liu and Dipankar Nandi.

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Neurosurgery; Peri-operative Care; Communication Skills. 232 pages.

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is increasingly used for the treatment of patients with severe Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, but the technique and science behind it is...

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Donor management and selection in pancreas transplantation

Jonathan A. Fridell, Jeffrey Rogers and Robert J. Stratta.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Communication Skills. 11926 words.

Chapter 5 reviews deceased-donor pancreas identification, management, selection, allocation, assessment, preservation, and the problem of pancreas under-utilization.

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