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Physiologic Basis of Surgery



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The Physiologic Basis of Surgery by J.Patrick O'Leary
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Now in its Third Edition , this reference work focuses on the physiologic mechanisms important to the practice of surgery. The book smoothly integrates chapters that are contributed by high profile educators, all experts in their fields, who assist in preparing surgical residency curricula. Easy to read, organised and well illustrated, the clinical information contained in the book is used only to illustrate the application of basic science as it relates to practice. A new topic to this edition is physiologic changes associated with aging. Eight additional major revisions to this edition include shock, nutrition, oncology, pulmonary, digestive, hematology, orthopaedics, and anesthesia

Table of Contents

1 Cell Biology 2 Growth and Development 3 Fluids and Electrolytes 4 Shock and Hypoperfusion States 5 Wound Healing Biology and Its Application to Wound Management 6 Nutrition and Metabolism 7 Basic Immunology for Surgeons 8 Oncology 9 Surgical Infection 10 Principles of Pharmacology 11 Biostatistics 12 Female Reproductive Biology 13 The Breast 14 The Endocrine System 15 The Cardiovascular System 16 The Respiratory System 17 The Digestive System 18 Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas 19 Hemostasis, Thrombosis, Hematopoiesis, and Blood Transfusion 20 The Musculoskeletal System 21 Basic Neuroscience 22 Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue Review in General Surgery 23 Urology/Urinary System 24 Anesthesia 25 Physiologic Changes Associated With Aging 26 Selected Technologies in General Surgery Index
Release date NZ
July 1st, 2002
Country of Publication
United States
3rd Revised edition
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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