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Shields' General Thoracic Surgery

Publication Year: 2018
Edition: 8th Ed.
Authors/Editor: LoCicero, III, Joseph; Feins, Richard H.; Colson, Yolonda L.; Rocco, Gaetano
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-451-19522-4
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 93
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The gold standard thoracic surgery reference for 45 years, Shields’ General Thoracic Surgery remains your #1 resource for comprehensive coverage of both open and endoscopic surgical techniques, with commentary from more than 150 global experts in the field.

This two-volume masterwork covers all facets of thoracic disease, enhanced with dynamic audio and visual content, colorful graphics, and an authoritative analysis of the world’s literature and electronic data – making this 8th Edition the most extensive and concise collection of practical, complete information available for today’s busy clinician.

Key Features:

  • Addresses new topics such as deciphering complex statistical analyses, efficient use of the new World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10), mining big data sets for specific decision making, and developing and performing effective quality improvement projects for the surgeon’s practice and hospital setting.
  • Includes a retrospective into the past with particular emphasis on artificial ventilation and the era of minimal invasion – both revolutionary milestones in the 100-year history of thoracic surgery.
  • Covers all aspects of thoracic disease, including anatomy and embryology, diagnostics, and radiology, as well as extensive sections on lung cancer and other pulmonary tumors.
  • Includes multidisciplinary contributions on medical treatment, radiation oncology, and surgery and anesthesia.
  • Continues Dr. Thomas W. Shields’ outstanding tradition of comprehensive coverage, while also transforming the text into a more concise and streamlined reference

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    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: LoCicero, III, Joseph; Feins, Richard H.; Colson, Yolonda L.; Rocco, Gaetano
  • ISBN: 978-1-451-19522-4
  • Specialty:
    Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 8th Ed.
  • Pages: 2384
  • Illustrations: 2600
  • Year: 2018
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 93

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