Assisting at surgical operations : a practical guide [E-Book] / edited by Comus Whalan.
Whalan, Comus, (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006
1 online resource (xii, 211 pages)
englisch
9780511545764
9780521680813
Cambridge clinical guides
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction to the operating theatre
  • General conduct in the operating theatre
  • Universal precautions
  • Clothing in the operating theatre
  • Personnel: who's who in the operating theatre
  • Operation itself
  • Preparing for the operation
  • General intra-operative principles
  • General stages common to operations
  • Sterility and the sterile zone
  • Tissue planes: traction and counter-traction
  • Surgical instruments: their names and how to use them
  • Assisting at special types of surgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetric and gynaecological surgery
  • Ophthalmic surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology-head and neck surgery
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Plastic surgery and microsurgery
  • Surgery in difficult circumstances: (1) rural hospitals
  • Surgery in difficult circumstances: (2) developing countries
  • Vascular surgery: (1) open surgery
  • Vascular surgery: (2) endovascular surgery
  • Immediately after the operation.