editor-in-chief, F. Charles Brunicardi ; associate editors Dana K. Andersen ... [et al.]
The #1 surgical practice and education resource -- completely updated and now in full-color! A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "In its evolution over nine editions, Schwartz's Principles of Surgery has reflected the latest in surgical practice. In the age of minimally invasive surgery, illustrations are important and these authors include a wealth of visual material of good to excellent quality."--Doody's Review Service Written by the world's foremost practitioners and instructors, this landmark reference logically progresses from basic science principles, including topics such as cells, genomics, and molecular surgery, to clinical areas such as pancreas. From cover to cover, the book reflects a distinctly modern approach in the dissemination of surgical knowledge, providing up-to-date coverage of all key surgical areas, from trauma and transplantation, to neurosurgery. In each chapter, this content is supported by a skill-building format that includes boxed key points, detailed anatomical figures, diagnostic and management algorithms, an abundance of informative tables, and key references.
For every kind of procedure, this one-of-a-kind clinical companion helps you meet the sequential demands in the care of surgical patients, leading to the best possible outcomes. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Full color design for easier navigation 2 new chapters: "Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Core Competencies," examines the six areas designated as critical for general surgery resident training and "Ethics, Palliative Care, and Care at the End of Life," offers an overview of biomedical ethics, and surveys specific issues in surgical and professional ethics, the general principles and considerations of palliative care, and care at the end of life Greater focus on evidence-based medicine with highlighted references in each chapter and separate key reference list Increased number of treatment and diagnostic algorithms Key points in every chapter International advisory board comprising renowned surgeons contributes important regional feedback on content and curricula Companion DVD of surgical video clips
Contributors Foreword, Seymour I. Schwartz Preface Preface to the First Edition PART I: BASIC CONSIDERATIONS 1. Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Core Competencies, Thu Ha Liz Lee, David H. Berger, Samir S. Awad, Mary L. Brandt, and F. Charles Brunicardi 2. Systematic Response to Injury and Metabolic Support, Badar V. Jan and Stephen F. Lowry 3. Fluid adn Electrolyte Management of the Surgical Patient, G. Tom Shires III 4. Hemostatis, Surgical Bleeding, and Transfusion, Ernest A. Gonzalez, Kenneth M. Jastrow, John B. Holcomb, and Rosemary A. Kozar 5. Shock, Brian S. Zuckerbraun, Andrew B. Peitzman, and Timothy R. Billiar 6. Surgical Infections, Greg J. Beilman and David L. Dunn 7. Trauma, C. Clay Cothren, Walter L. Biffl, and Ernest E. Moore 8. Burns, Fred W. Endorf and Nicole S. Gibran 9. Wound Healing, Adrian Barbul and David T. Efron 10. Oncology, Funda Meric-Bernstam and Raphael E. Pollock 11. Transplantation, Abhinav Humar and David L. Dunn 12. Patient Safety, Catherine L. Chen, Mark L. Shapiro, Peter B. Angood, and Martin A. Makary 13. Physiologic Monitoring of the Surgical Patient, Louis H. Alarcon 14. Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotics, and Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery, John G. Hunter and Blair A. Jobe 15. Molecular and Genomic Surgery, Xin-Hua Feng, Xia Lin, and F. Charles Brunicardi PART II: SPECIFIC CONSIDERATIONS 16. The Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue, Patrick Cole, Lior Heller, Jamal Bullocks, Larry H. Hollier, and Samuel Stal 17. The Breast, Kelly K. Hunt, Lisa A. Newman, Edward M. Copeland III, nad Kirby I. Bland 18. Disorders of the Head and Neck, Richard O. Wein, Rakesh K. Chandra, and Randal S. Weber 19. Chest Wall, Lung, Mediastinum, and Pleura, Katie S. Nason, Michael A. Maddaus, and James D. Luketich 20. Congenital Heart Disease, Tara B. Karamlou, Karl F. Welke, and Ross M. Ungerleider 21. Acquired Heart Disease, Charles F. Schwartz, Gregory A. Crooke, Eugene A. Grossi, and Aubrey C. Galloway 22. Thoracic Aneurysms and Aortic Dissection, Scott A. LeMaire, Kapil Sharma, and Joseph S. Coselli 23. Arterial Disease, Peter H. Lin, Panagiotis Kougias, Carlos Bechara, Catherine Cagiannos, Tam T. Huynh, and Changyl J. Chen 24. Venous and Lymphatic Disease, Timothy K. Liem and Gregory L. Moneta 25. Esophagus and Diaphragmatic Hernia, Blair A. Jobe, John G. Hunter, and Jeffrey H. Peters 26. Stomach, Daniel T. Dempsey 27. The Surgical Management of Obesity, Bruce Schirmer and Philip R. Schauer 28. Small Intestine, Ali Tavakkolizadeh, Edward E. Whang, Stanley W. Ashley, and Michael J. Zinner 29. Colon, Rectum, and Anus, Kelli M. Bullard Dunn and David A. Rothenberger 30. The Appendix, Bernard M. Jaffe and David H. Berger 31. Liver, David A. Geller, John A. Goss, and Allan Tsung 32. Gallbladder and the Extrahepatic Biliary System, Margret Oddsdottir, Thai H. Pham, and John G. Hunter 33. Pancreas, William E. Fisher, Dana K. Andersen, Richard H. Bell Jr., Ashok K. Saluja, and F. Charles Brunicardi 34. Spleen, Adrian E. Park and Carlos D. Godinez Jr. 35. Abdominal Wall, Omentum, Mesentery, and Retroperitoneum, Neal E. Seymour and Robert L. Bell 36. Soft Tissue Sarcomas, Janice N. Cormier and Raphael E. Pollock 37. Inguinal Hernias, Vadim Sherman, James R. Macho, and F. Charles Brunicardi 38. Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal, Geeta Lal and Orlo H. Clark 39. Pediatric Surgery, David J. Hackman, Tracy C. Grikscheit, Kasper S. Wang, Kurt D. Newman, and Henri R. Ford 40. Urology, Jeffrey La Rochelle, Brian Shuch, and Arie Belldegrun 41. Gynecology, Joanna M. Cain, Wafic M. Elmasri, Tom Gregory, and Elisa C. Kohn 42. Neurosurgery, Michael L. Smith, Joel A. Bauman, and M. Sean Grady 43. Orthopedic Surgery, Michael H. Heggeness, Francis H. Gannon, Jacob Weinberg, Peleg Ben-Galim, and Charles A. Reitman 44. Surgery of the Hand and Wrist, Scott D. Lifchez and Subhro K. Sen 45. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Joseph E. Losee, Michael Gimbel, J. Peter Rubin, Christopher G. Wallace, and Fu-Chan Wei 46. Surgical Considerations in the Elderly, Rosemarie E. Hardin and Michael E. Zenilman 47. Anesthesia of the Surgical Patient, Robert S. Dorian 48. Ethics, Palliative Care, and Care at the End of Life, Daniel H. Hall, Peter Angelos, Geoffrey P. Dunn, Daniel B. Hinshaw, and Timothy M. Pawlik Key References Index