Publication Year: 2011
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Mulholland, Michael W.; Doherty, Gerard M.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 71
Complications in Surgery, second edition offers authoritative recommendations for preventing and managing complications in all current general surgery procedures.
The opening sections discuss institutional risk management issues and risks common to all operations, such as wound healing problems, infection, shock, and complications in immunosuppressed patients. Subsequent sections focus on complications of specific procedures in thoracic, vascular, gastric, endocrine, breast, and oncologic surgery, as well as organ transplantation and pediatric surgery. This edition includes new information on surgical quality assessment and patient safety and updated information in the organ-specific chapters.