General Surgery

General Surgery

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General Surgery: Principles and International Practice is organized into Ten Sections, each representing an important branch of surgical science. It aims to provide the medical student, general surgical resident or active practitioner with an illustrative, instructive and comprehensive textbook depicting the rationale for the basic operative principles mandated by state-of-the-art surgical therapy. The reader can rapidly review the subject matter in a three-to-five page summary with contemporary bibliography in each chapter and a qPearls and Pitfallsq section summarizing the 'impact', concerns and outcomes of surgical management. Amply supported by line drawings and photographs, algorithms and anatomical depictions, this provides the student of diseases, as well as those studying for Board examinations, a text that has rapidly assimilated data into the most contemporary applications of surgical therapy.After the artery is cannulated and the pressure transducer is calibrated, the transducer must be zeroed at the level of the right atrium or else ... This usually occurs when the catheter is placed in a relatively large vessel, such as the femoral artery, and can cause the ... The transducer must be placed at the zero reference point, known as the phlebostatic axis, for central venous pressures to be accurate.

Title:General Surgery
Author:Kirby I. Bland, Michael G. Sarr, Attila Csendes, Markus W. Büchler, Oliver James Garden
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-11-12


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