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Anaesthesia for Day Case Surgery

Jan Jakobsson.

May 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Peri-operative Care; Operating Department Practice; Communication Skills; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 118 pages.

This practical online reference provides an overview of the scope of day surgical anaesthesia and features simple and ready-to-use suggestions for the selection of drugs, techniques and...

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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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Colorectal Surgery

Edited by Graham J MacKay, Helen R Dorrance, Richard G Molloy and Patrick J O'Dwyer.

September 2010; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Colorectal Surgery; Preclinical Medicine; Communication Skills; Gastroenterology; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Peri-operative Care; Surgical Skills. 632 pages.

This is an essential revision tool for general surgical trainees preparing for the FRCS examination, and in particular those declaring colorectal surgery as an area of special interest.

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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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Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology

Edited by Stuart Crisp and Jo Rainbow.

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Emergency Medicine; Communication Skills; Neonatology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Urology; Surgery; Neurology; Otolaryngology (ENT); Ophthalmology; Gynaecology; Haematology; Radiation Oncology; Dermatology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 576 pages.

The second edition of this essential handbook provides a practical, accessible guide to all emergency situations encountered in paediatrics and neonatology, from the immediately...

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Endocrine 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; Surgery. 2535 words.

Adrenalectomy - Parathyroidectomy - Thyroidectomy

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Establishing and developing a pelvic floor service: the multidisciplinary team and the approach to patient assessment

Cunningham Chris.

in Pelvic Floor Disorders for the Colorectal Surgeon

October 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Colorectal Surgery; Communication Skills. 5256 words.

The spectrum of therapeutic options in pelvic floor conditions has increased enormously in the last decade. Sacral nerve stimulation has transformed the treatment of patients, providing a...

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General paediatric 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; Paediatric Surgery. 7030 words.

Introduction to paediatric surgery - Groin hernias - Midline hernias - Orchidopexy - Circumcision - Hypospadias - Branchial remnants - External angular dermoid - Thyroglossal cyst - Tongue...

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General principles of consent

Edited by Rajesh Nair and David J Holroyd.

in Handbook of Surgical Consent

December 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Communication Skills; Surgery. 19468 words.

Quick reference guide to consent - Introduction to the consent ‘process’ - What is consent? Why is it needed? - How should consent be recorded, and for what procedures? - Implied, presumed, or...

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General surgical procedures

Edited by Rajesh Nair and David J Holroyd.

in Handbook of Surgical Consent

December 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Communication Skills; Surgery. 5517 words.

Abdominal paracentesis - Arterial cannulation - Arthrocentesis - Blood transfusions - Central venous cannulation - Excision biopsy of skin lesion - Excision of soft tissue mass/lump...

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Good consent practice

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

in Current Surgical Guidelines

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Communication Skills. 904 words.

Good consent practice

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Handbook of Surgical Consent

Edited by Rajesh Nair and David J. Holroyd.

December 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Communication Skills; Surgery; Colorectal Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Breast Surgery; Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery; Bariatric Surgery; Transplant Surgery; Urology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Otolaryngology (ENT); Paediatric Surgery; Neonatology; Neurosurgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Ophthalmology; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 768 pages.

This valuable tool, written by experts, offers practical guidance in the principles of consent, alongside procedure-specific information on risks and benefits

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