Essential Surgical Skills with CD-ROM (2nd Revised edition)

Essential Surgical Skills with CD-ROM (2nd Revised edition)

By: David A. Sherris (author), Eugene B. Kern (author)Paperback

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This popular resource delivers a thorough overview of every basic surgical term, concept, and technique. The essentials of surgery are concisely presented and abundantly illustrated. From tissue injury, local anesthetics, and surgical instruments.through obtaining hemostasis, skin flaps, scar excision and postoperative wound care, the 2nd Edition presents everything readers need to know to perform all of the maneuvers essential to surgical success. Two bonus CD-ROMs complement the text, using full-color animations and live-action video to demonstrate all of the skills step by step. Detailed illustrations and intra-operative photographs make every point clear. Video clips of operating room preparation and procedures show readers how to proceed-step by 17 quizzes throughout the book as well as a 100-question test (with answers) enable readers to assess their mastery of the material. CD-ROM #2 presents another 100-question test (with answers) that provides immediate feedback and scores as well as 25 randomized questions (without answers,) scored after the quiz is completed. New illustrations and animations demonstrate suturing and knot tying instructions for both right- and left-handed surgeons. A new section on endoscopic surgery includes suturing and knot tying, and new chapters address appendectomy and skin flaps. Expanded coverage of obtaining hemostasis reflects the latest knowledge, including topical hemostatic agents and the coagulation cascade. Includes up-to-date information on the latest surgical equipment, adhesives, and more.


A. THE OPERATING ROOM B. THE WOUND 1. Tissue Injury-Wounding Inflammation .Proliferation of collagen and scar formation. Scar maturation 2. Wound Classification Clean wounds . Clean contaminated wounds Contaminated wounds . Infected wounds 3. Factors That Affect Wound Healing Age . Weight . Nutrition .Dehydration . Blood supply . Immune responses . Chronic illness . Drugs and radiation therapy . Smoking 4. Healing Primary intention . Secondary intention . Tertiary intention . Complications C. BASIC PRINCIPLES IN SURGERY 1. Hemostasis 2. Handling of the Tissues 3. Incision Planning 4. Relaxed Skin Tension Lines 5. Undennining 6. Choice of Suture Materials 7. Closing With Sufficient Tension 8. Tissue Moisture 9. Debriding Necrotic Tissue 10. Dead Spaces 11. Postoperative Wound Stress D. LOCAL ANESTHETICS 1. Anesthetics 2. Injection Technique E. SCRUBBING 1. Washing Your Hands 2. Gowning 3. Gloving F. SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS 1. Scalpel 2. Tissue Scissors 3. Forceps 4. Skin Hooks 5. Retractor 6. Needle Holder 7. Hemostat 8. Suction 9. Cautery 10. Suture Scissors 11. Towel Clip 12. Staple Gun Quiz G. SUTURES AND KNOTS 1. Introduction 2. Suture Materials 3. Needle Types 4. Knot Tying - Two-Hand Tie . Square Knot . Comparison Between Surgeon's Knot and Square Knot . Surgeon's Knot . Instrument Tie H. OBTAINING HEMOSTASIS 1. Free Vessel Ligature 2. Figure-of-8 Stick Tie 3. Electrocautery 4. Bone Wax I. WOUND CLOSURE 1. Principles of Halving 2. Subcutaneous Closure 3. Subcuticular Closure 4. Skin Closure - Simple Interrupted Suture . Vertical Mattress Suture . Horizontal Mattress Suture . Running Closure (Baseball Stitch) . Running-Lock Closure . Running Intracuticular Closure. Staples . Skin Adhesive Closure . Purse String Suture .Drains J. SKIN FLAPS 1. Introduction 2. Fusiform (Elliptical) Excision 3. Advancement Flap 4. Rotation Flap 5. Z-Plasty K. POSTOPERATIVE WOUND 1. Local Wound Care 2. Steri-Strips 3. Suture Removal 4. Staple Removal 5. Drain Removal L. QUIZ QUESTIONS M. GLOSSARY OF TERMS N. QUIZ ANSWERS 145 0. MAIN MENU FOR CD ROM 1. Scrubbing-washing hands 2. Gowning and Gloving 3. Surgical Instruments 4. Knot Tying 5. Laboratory Preparations (Pigs' Feet) 6. Laboratory Exercises (Surgical Techniques) Quiz

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780721639505
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780721639505
  • ISBN10: 072163950X
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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