For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Abernathy's Surgical Secrets, 7th Edition, features the Secrets' popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.
The proven Secrets format gives you the most return for your time - concise, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective.
Covers the full range of essential topics in general surgery for in-training or practicing professionals.
Written by global experts and thought leaders in surgery.
Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams.
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Contents Top 100 Secrets I. General Topics 1. Are You Ready for Your Surgical Rotation? 2. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 3. How to Treat All Cardiac Dysrhythmias 4. How to Think about Shock 5. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and Pulmonary Insufficiency 6. Mechanical Ventilation 7. Why Get Arterial Blood Gases? 8. Fluids, Electrolytes, Gatorade, and Sweat 9. Nutritional Assessment, Parenteral, and Enteral Nutrition 10. What Does Postoperative Fever Mean? 11. Surgical Wound Infection 12. Priorities in Evaluation of the Acute Abdomen 13. Surgical Infectious Disease 14. Risks of Blood-Borne Disease 15. Septis 16. Frailty II. Trauma 17. Initial Assessment 18. Posttraumatic Hemorrhagic Shock 19. Traumatic Brain Injury 20. Spinal Cord Injuries 21. Penetrating Neck Trauma 22. Blunt Thoracic Trauma 23. Penetrating Thoracic Trauma 24. Blunt Abdominal Trauma 25. Penetrating Abdominal Trauma 26. Hepatic and Biliary Trauma 27. Splenic Trauma 28. Pancreatic and Duodenal Injury 29. Trauma to the Colon and Rectum 30. Pelvic Fractures 31. Upper Urinary Tract Injuries 32. Lower Urinary Tract Injury and Pelvic Trauma 33. Extremity Vascular Injuries 34. Facial Lacerations 35. Maxillofacial Trauma 36. Basic Care of Hand Injuries 37. Burns 38. Pediatric Trauma III. Abdominal Surgery 39. Appendicitis 40. Gallbladder Disease 41. Pancreatic Cancer 42. Acute Pancreatitis 43. Diagnosis and Therapy of Chronic Pancreatitis 44. Portal Hypertension and Esophageal Varices 45. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 46. Esophageal Cancer 47. Acid-Peptic Ulcer Disease 48. Small Bowel Obstruction 49. Intestinal Ischemia 50. Diverticular Disease of the Colon 51. Acute Large Bowel Obstruction 52. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 53. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding 54. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding 55. Colorectal Polyps 56. Colorectal Carcinoma 57. Anorectal Disease 58. Inguinal Hernia 59. Bariatric Surgery IV. Endocrine Surgery 60. Hyperparathyroidism 61. Hyperthyroidism 62. Thyroid Nodules and Cancer 63. Surgical Hypertension 64. Adrenal Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy Incidentaloma V. Breast Surgery 65. Breast Masses 66. Primary Therapy for Breast Cancer VI. Other Cancers 67. What Is Cancer? 68. Melanoma 69. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer 70. Parotid Tumors 71. Neck Masses VII. Vascular Surgery 72. What Is Atherosclerosis? 73. Arterial Insufficiency 74. Carotid Disease 75. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 76. Venous Disease 77. Noninvasive Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory VIII. Cardiothoracic Surgery 78. Coronary Artery Disease 79. Mitral Stenosis 80. Mitral Regurgitation 81. Aortic Valvular Disease 82. Thoracic Surgery for Non-Neoplastic Disease 83. Lung Cancer 84. Solitary Pulmonary Nodule 85. Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm IX. Pediatric Surgery 86. Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis 87. Intestinal Obstruction of Neonates and Infants 88. Tracheoesophageal Malformations 89. Tracheoesophageal Malformations 90. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia 91. Abdominal Tumors 92. Congenital Cysts and Sinuses of the Neck X. Transplantation 93. Liver Transplantation 94. Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation 95. Heart Transplantation 96. Mechanical Circulatory Support 97. Lung Transplantation 98. Penile and Scrotal Urologic Emergencies 99. Urolithiasis XI. Urology 100. Renal Cell Carcinoma 101. Bladder Cancer 102. Prostate Cancer 103. Urodynamics and Voiding Dysfunction 104. Pediatric Urology XII. Health Care 105. Can Health Care Be Reformed? 106. Ethics in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit 107. Professionalism 108. Required Reading
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