Written in a unique and innovative style, this book presents pediatric surgery in an interactive clinical context. Each chapter is built upon a specific disease or group of diseases, beginning with a typical case, presented interactively, just as it would be in encountered in clinical practice. These are actual cases that have been encountered by the author and are likely to be managed on any pediatric surgical service. The discussion that follows presents the most relevant issues pertaining to the topic, drawing on the index case, as well as multiple other cases that depict the entire spectrum of the disease or anomaly. The carefully selected suggested readings emphasize sentinel papers, high-quality reviews, and the best and most recent evidence published on the subject. A large number of illustrations help bring the clinical concepts to light. A number of high-quality videos provide a dynamic atlas of common procedures. The book is useful to the entire range of pediatric surgical trainees and practitioners, from the medical student or resident rotating on pediatric surgery, to the fellow preparing for certification, to the seasoned surgeon looking for an update on a particular subject or preparing for recertification. A large number of other physicians will find this book very useful, including general surgeons who evaluate and treat childhood surgical diseases, paediatricians and pediatric hospitalists who co-manage patients with surgeons, and obstetricians, pathologists, and radiologists who work closely with pediatric surgeons. Key Features Provides a hands-on guide to the management of typical clinical scenarios for all pediatric surgery trainees and other professionals involved in the care of childhood surgical disease Presents more than 300 cases, covering the whole spectrum of pediatric surgery, illustrated in full-color and with an accompanying e-book Allows the reader to apply their knowledge to real-life situations and assess their level of expertise by the use of a case-based Q&A format
The fourth edition of this major textbook for senior medical students is based on the highly successful format established by Mr. Peter Jones in previous editions, and will continue to be popular not only with students but with resident hospital staff, general practitioners and paediatricians. All of the chapters which comprise this new edition have been substantially revised or rewritten and are now grouped according to area of special interest which allows for instant reference to the area required. The layout has been redesigned to further facilitate reference and the fourth edition includes a completely new and comprehensive index. Many new illustrations support the text and a number of new photographs demonstrating the rapid advances in organ imaging have been included.
Key Clinical Topics in Paediatric Surgery offers an indispensable and practical guide for exam revision and clinical practice. Written and edited by specialists with a wealth of experience, this book provides rapid access to the core surgical topics. Presented in a concise and easy-to-digest format, Paediatric Surgery delivers the essential clinical knowledge and practical skills, for paediatric surgeons in training. Over 100 topics presented in alpha order, from Abdominal trauma to Wilms’ tumour Succinct coverage of all aspects of diagnosis, surgical techniques and management Effective exam revision for FRCS(Paed Surg), FRCS(Gen Surg) and MRCS candidates Highly illustrated with clinical photographs and algorithms to aid visual memory of topics
Clinically focused chapters take an evidence-based approach to the management of pediatric surgical patients for residents in training and general surgeons in practice Targets the practitioner who is well-versed in the basic tenets of patient care but who seeks to benefit from the expertise of a seasoned expert A practical guide in the everyday clinical care of pediatric surgical patients for the advanced reader
Pediatric Surgery, Flowcharts and Clinical Algorithms is an updated review of some common pediatric surgical problems. The authors of the chapters have made a full review of the selected topics including the basic science facts necessary for the proper understanding of conditions (anatomy, physiology and embryology), such as gastrointestinal disorders, abdominal wall defects, choledochal cysts, and others, with special emphasis on antenatal diagnosis and management.A flow chart (or management algorithm) is included to facilitate decision making in choice of the proper diagnostic tools or the most efficient surgical (or non-surgical) strategy.The book is intended for pediatric surgeons, pediatricians, and researchers in any of the topics included.
"Pediatric Surgery, Diagnosis and Management" features contributions by leading experts in pediatric surgery and pediatric urology who have unique experience in their respective fields. The text provides detailed practical advice on the diagnosis and management of congenital and acquired conditions in infants and children.
Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 The seventh edition of the acclaimed text Operative Pediatric Surgery continues to provide a unique level of comprehensive detail on the full range of surgically treatable conditions presented in neonate and childhood as well as in utero. With an international list of authors, the chapters have been updated and complemented by the high-quality artwork that has established this operative guide as the standard reference for the pediatric surgeon. This new edition retains the successful format of previous editions. It first highlights the initial principles and justification for the procedure. Next, the book outlines preoperative investigations and preparation. This is followed by the operative procedure itself and postoperative management. New chapters have been added to this edition that cover the latest techniques such as minimal invasive surgery, robotic surgery, and single orifice laparoscopic surgery. The chapters are arranged in eight sections, with each section emphasizing the overall management of patients. Tricks of the trade of individual authors are included, as well as discussions of technical and clinical judgment. The new and updated edition of Operative Pediatric Surgery remains the pre-eminent operative guide to a full range of pediatric conditions.
This highly regarded textbook provides a unique clinical reference for all pediatric surgeons. This new edition analyzes and updates what is known about long-term outcomes in pediatric surgery and urology. The editors have succeeded in bringing together critical reviews written by leading international experts in pediatric surgery and urology. The second edition of this successful and popular textbook has been completely revised and updated with new chapters on urolithiasis, small bowel transplantation, pancreatitis, and breast disorders and a completely new section on trauma. An understanding of long-term outcomes is critical if individual surgeons and health policy makers are to achieve optimum results in current clinical practice. This is an essential reference source for pediatric surgeons and urologists, pediatricians, adult specialists, and others dealing with the sequelae of childhood surgical problems.
This book provides a didactic and fluid approach for medical students and interns, and enables them to understand and integrate the major themes of pediatric surgery. It includes the most common pathologies (hernia, testicular ectopia, etc), the neonatal pathologies, pediatric surgical oncology and a comprehensive chapter on the surgical approach to child injury. The objective of this book is to allow the reader to have a clear and rational approach to the condition being treated. It is not a manual of surgical techniques or pathophysiology, but rather a practical book that attempts to explain in a simple and efficient manner, the diagnostic approach and therapeutic principles in the pediatric surgery field. Several international teams from different countries who share this aim participated in the conception of this work, offering students a manual to guide them in their daily practice of paediatric surgery.
Although pediatric surgery is a distinct and evolving specialty, it still remains an integral part of most general surgical and paediatric medical practice. Nevertheless, surgery in children does differ from adult practice in various fundamental ways, and there are key physiological and anatomical differences that constantly need underlining. Progress and improvement in outcome has also been rapid but it is sometimes difficult for practitioners to keep themselves up-to-date with the usual surgical or paediatric text books. This book will give a concise overview of all important topics and is designed to provide information in order to recognise the common surgical conditions; namely typical symptoms and signs, investigation and then treatment management. It will also provide an anatomical and physiological background to aid understanding, in addition to emphasising logical, and where possible, evidence-based practice by the use of flow charts, tables and algorithms. Authored by an international range of leading contributors, this is the first book of its kind to offer comprehensive coverage to this topic in a quick reference, pocket-book format.
Written in a simple point by point style for ease of use, this volume covers all aspects of pediatric surgery with emphasis on important points for diagnosis and management. Each chapter covers a topic with emphasis on the most common conditions in neonatal and general pediatric surgery. The text is well illustrated with clinical, operative, radiological, and histopathological color figures and illustrations. The book also presents some of the rare conditions encountered in pediatric surgery, as well as common pediatric urology conditions. An Illustrated Guide to Pediatric Surgery is a useful reference to pediatric surgeons, specialists, fellows and residents, as well as general surgeons, pediatricians, neonatologists, medical students and interns interested in pediatric surgery.
This unique manual is a “surgical cookbook” designed to provide clear and concise guidance for trainees in pediatric surgery. With the aid of simple line drawings depicting each operative step, more than one hundred frequently performed procedures are explained and demonstrated. The reader will learn how to perform each procedure effectively and safely, avoiding potential complications. The full range of surgery is covered, including basic surgical skills, day surgery procedures, emergency surgery procedures and minimally invasive surgery. The book will be of value not only to trainees in pediatric surgery but also to trainees in general surgery, theatre nurses, parents and carers.
This book covers all the common surgical diseases affecting children, reflecting the latest available information. In addition, it discusses recent advances in pediatric surgery, including fetal interventions and minimally invasive surgery. The text is presented in a concise and reader-friendly style and complemented by numerous photographs and illustrations to aid in comprehension. Each chapter is structured in a systematic uniform pattern, examining the embryology, incidence, and approach to diagnosis and management, along with flow charts and algorithms where appropriate. The book is primarily intended for fellows-in-training and surgeons in pediatric surgery and pediatric specialties. In addition to familiarizing readers with common pediatric surgical conditions and helping them plan simple approaches to their management, it also offers an essential on-the-go guide.
This concise textbook of pediatric surgery is designed to guide the reader logically from symptoms and signs to diagnosis and treatment. Each chapter is devoted to one of 35 key symptoms and signs, which are organized according to six body regions: head, neck, chest, abdomen, urogenital system, and back. In each case, a brief assessment of the presenting sign/symptom and differential diagnosis is followed by discussion of occurrence, clinical presentation and significance, diagnostic work-up, treatment, and prognosis. Informative tables, illustrations, and up-to-date references are included throughout. Readers will also have access to an e-learning tool developed in collaboration with the Institute of Medical Education, University of Bern, which highlights the characteristics of pediatric surgical disorders and their treatment and includes clinical, radiological, and intraoperative images.
This book is the unique book with combination of colour atlas of Paediatric surgery and MCQs in Paediatric surgery. In Colour Atlas patient’s photos, X-rays, CT scan and MRI can be seen. Among patient’s photos there are pre-operative and per-operative photos, as well as photos of complications. My other book “MCQs in Paediatric surgery” also has been merged in this book. This MCQs book is unique in sense, that it provides lot of specific paediatric surgical knowledge directly in MCQs with short and to the point explanations. Atlas gives classical features of disease in images that helps in spot diagnosis of disease. Little explanation about the image is given at side. Nearly all the paediatric surgical cases are gathered at one place. In most of the clinical examination discussion starts from apparent finding, in this regards, this atlas greatly helps in spot diagnosis of the cases. MCQs help in passing theoretical examination. This book is beneficial for all paediatric Surgery examination, general surgical examination to cover portion of pediatric surgery and pediatric medicine examination to cover differential diagnosis of surgical conditions. This Atlas also gives an idea to general practitioner about clinical spot diagnosis of paediatric surgical cases and medical students about awareness of paediatric surgical conditions
Published in partnership with American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA), Nursing Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient, Third Edition is the must-have resource for all healthcare providers involved in the care of the general pediatric surgical patient. Representing the educational mission of APSNA to improve the nursing care of pediatric surgical patients, this textbook includes information on pre- and post-operative care, minimally invasive surgery, innovative therapies, surgically treated congenital anomalies, pediatric solid tumors, and care of tubes, drains, wounds, and ostomies. This text teaches readers how to be technologically savvy, clinically competent, and able to tend to emotional and psychosocial needs of the child and family. Completely updated and revised, this new edition includes an expanded focus on topics such as organ transplantation, pain, bowel management, and fluid and electrolytes.