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Complications in pediatric surgery [electronic resource] /
edited by Michael G. Caty ; associate editors, Philip L. Glick, Marc A. Levitt, Jeffery H. Haynes.
imprint
New York : Informa Healthcare, c2009.
description
xvi, 450 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
ISBN
082472836X (hardcover : alk. paper), 9780824728366 (hardcover : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
New York : Informa Healthcare, c2009.
isbn
082472836X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780824728366 (hardcover : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
7876744
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Doody's Reviews, April 2009
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This text examines the relationship between human and system error and presents these concepts in a conceptual methodised order, ideally suited to surgical specialties.
Main Description
Addressing the need of pediatricians and pediatric surgeons for a one-stop, comprehensive text on pediatric surgery, Complications in Pediatric Surgerycovers each case a physician may encounter upon treating the pediatric surgical patient, from fetus to adolescent.Complications in Pediatric Surgeryprovides separate and concise chapters, each of which concentrates on a specific area of the body. The chapters highlight common surgical errors and complications, as well as the approaches and techniques to be used in the face of such complications. Including key expert opinions in each section, this text explores following therapeutic areas:
Main Description
Addressing the need of pediatricians and pediatric surgeons for a one-stop, comprehensive text on pediatric surgery, Complications in Pediatric Surgery covers each case a physician may encounter upon treating the pediatric surgical patient, from fetus to adolescent. Complications in Pediatric Surgery provides separate and concise chapters, each of which concentrates on a specific area of the body. The chapters highlight common surgical errors and complications, as well as the approaches and techniques to be used in the face of such complications. Including key expert opinions in each section, this text explores following therapeutic areas: head and neck surgery thoracic and chest wall surgery extracorporeal life support fetal surgery abdominal wall and hernia surgery intestinal and vascular access esophageal surgery stomach, duodenum, and small intestine colon and anorectal surgery appendicitis hepatobiliary surgery surgery of the spleen oncologic surgery laparoscopic and thorascopic surgery pediatric trauma transplantation urologic surgery
Table of Contents
Forewordp. iii
Prefacep. v
Contributorsp. xi
Expert Contributorsp. xv
Scope of the Problem/Systems Approach
Errors in Medicinep. 3
A Systems Approach to Error Reduction: Lessons from the Aviation Industryp. 13
A Legal Perspective on Errors in Medicinep. 25
A Nursing Perspective on Errors in Medicine: Pediatric Surgeryp. 71
Virtual Reality and Simulation: Reducing Complications Through Emerging Technologyp. 79
Application of a Systems Approach to Medication Safetyp. 91
Wading Through the Clinical Evidence: A Primer for Pediatric Surgeonsp. 99
Error Reduction: An Individual and Technical Approach
Complications of Head and Neck Surgeryp. 113
Complications of Pediatric Thoracic Surgeryp. 141
Complications of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenationp. 171
Complications of Fetal Surgeryp. 187
Complications of Herniorrhaphyp. 197
Complications of Intestinal and Vascular Accessp. 209
Complications of Esophageal Surgeryp. 221
Complications of Surgery of the Stomach, Duodenum, and Small Intestinep. 257
Complications of Colon Surgeryp. 285
Complications of Surgery for Anorectal Malformationsp. 299
Complications of Hepatobiliary Surgeryp. 317
Complications of Surgery of the Spleenp. 333
Complications in Pediatric Surgical Oncologyp. 341
Complications of Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgeryp. 357
Complications in Pediatric Traumap. 377
Complications of Pediatric Transplantationp. 391
Complications in Pediatric Urologyp. 401
Complications of Vascular Anomaliesp. 429
Indexp. 441
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