Complications in Surgery

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Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, Apr 27, 2015 - Surgery - 814 pages
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This volume 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. The new edition will include new information on surgical quality assessment and patient safety and updated information in the organ-specific chapters.

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Gerard M. Doherty, MD is the N.W. Thompson Professor of Endocrine Surgery; Chief, Division of Endocrine Surgery; and Section Head, General Surgery, in the Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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