Sharpen your skills in 3 surgical specialties--with this one
A Doody's Core Title for 2011
"The book is easy to read, logical, insightful, and clearly
meant for practicing surgeons. Chapters are brief and suitable for
quick reading by the surgeon facing an emergency....Throughout,
there is major emphasis on figures and easy-to-follow diagnostic
and management algorithms, which makes it easy for readers to grasp
the essential message....I am certain that Acute Care Surgery: A
Guide for the General Surgeon is destined to have a large
"This book can be recommended for its well written chapters
introducing generalists to principles of critical care. 3 Stars."
"Doody's Review Service"
"Acute Care Surgery: A Guide for the General Surgeon" delivers a
definitive overview of how to evaluate, stabilize, and perform
surgeries for multiple emergent scenarios. Written by prominent
surgeon educators, it takes you step-by-step from triage through
the operation and concisely explains how to handle trauma, critical
care, and emergency surgery situations. No other resource delivers
such quick access to essential information prior to the procedure,
helping to ensure optimal outcomes for the critically ill surgical
"Acute Care Surgery" is written specifically to help you prepare
during the narrow window of time between resuscitating the patient
in the emergency room and the patient's admission to the operating
FEATURES A multidisciplinary surgical companion covering the
three specialties within acute care surgery--emergency surgery,
surgical critical care, and trauma A streamlined presentation that
facilitates research and offers point-of-care insights that enhance
surgical outcomes Clinical chapter orientation, with headers that
logically segment chapter material between preoperative, operative,
and postoperative management Management algorithms in all clinical
chapters highlight and clarify important surgical procedures Expert
authorship from leaders in their respective disciplines provide the
most clinically relevant, up-to-date approaches to acute care
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