Publication Year: 2005
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Marcucci, Lisa; Moritz, Michael J.; Chen, Herbert
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 85
Avoiding Common Surgical Errors can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference on call.
This pocket book lists 186 errors commonly made by attendings, residents, interns, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants when working with surgical patients on the ward or in the operating room, emergency room, or intensive care unit.
Each entry includes an explanation of the clinical scenario in which the error can occur and the relevant anatomy and pathophysiology. Illustrations of pertinent anatomy, instruments, and devices are included.