Acute surgical emergencies constitute one of the main clinical aspects that a doctor in hospital practice is expected to handle and manage. This book addresses some of the important and common acute surgical conditions, and has been written from an Asian perspective, with extensive experimental input from practices that are more common in Europe and America. Various aspects of surgical emergencies, ranging from clinical condition to diagnosis and management, are discussed.Acute Surgical Management will be suitable for institutional clinicians and medical students, and should be especially useful to those who have some contact with patients with surgical conditions. This would include surgeons (and basic or advanced surgical trainees), emergency specialists, anaesthetists and intensivists, as well as various surgical sub-specialists.This book has been selected for coverage in:* CC / Clinical Medicine* Index to Scientific Book Contents (R) (ISBC)
Head Injuries (A Hong); Craniofacial Trauma (C H J Tham et al.); Oral and Maxillofacial Emergencies (A Lim & L Y Teh); Managing the Difficult Airway in an Emergency Setting (R Poopalalingam et al.); Ingested Foreign Bodies (W K Low); Blunt Cardiac Injuries (Y P Lim & R Lupinski); Aortic Trauma (K Sin & Y L Chua); Acute Arterial Diseases (M K Teoh); Penetrating Trauma to Chest (C H Lim & T Agasthian); Diagnostic Challenges in Acute Abdomen (M Teo & K C Soo); Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding (W K Wong); Surgical Emergencies of the HPB System (P Chow); Female Genital Tract Bleeding (S K Tay); Ectopic Pregnancy (H K Tan et al.); Trauma to the Kidney and Ureter (S Yip & M Wong); Haemorrhoids (S M Heah); Multiple Fractures (T S Howe); Open Injuries of the Hand (L C Teoh); Acute Burn Care (E Ang & K C Tan); Soft Tissue Injuries (C H J Tham et al.); The Role of IR in Acute Haemorrhage (K H Tay et al.); Anaesthesia for Emergency Surgery (S M Tay et al.); Early Postoperative Care (H L Chee & C Ang).