Edited by Chris Callaghan, J. Andrew Bradley and Christopher J. E. Watson

in Emergencies in Clinical Surgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199219018
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597598 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Introduction - Superficial venous cannulation - Arterial blood gas sampling - Nasogastric tube insertion - Wound abscess drainage - Transurethral bladder catheterization - Suprapubic bladder catheterization - Skin suturing - Rigid sigmoidoscopy ± flatus tube insertion - Needle thoracic decompression - Peritoneal drainage (paracentesis) - Pleural drainage/aspiration - Intercostal chest drain insertion - Venous cutdown - Central venous catheterization - Pericardiocentesis - Cricothyroidotomy

Chapter.  10331 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Surgery

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