By L.D. Britt, Donald D. Trunkey, David V. Feliciano
This publication comprehensively offers the complete spectrum of surgical emergencies. those contain trauma and non-traumatic acute surgical ailments of the belly, pelvic, and cardiothoracic organs in addition to the extremities, epidermis and smooth tissue, and head and neck. administration of surgical infections is additionally mentioned. this can be the fitting reference textual content for surgical trainees in addition to working towards surgeons. Authoritative, entire, and ordinary, the textual content gains over forty chapters whole with case reports in addition to query and resolution commentaries. The textual content is augmented via greater than 500 tables and illustrations.
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In general, tests should not be ordered unless their results are likely to alter the patient’s management. Directed radiographic studies may aid in establishing a diagnosis. 163 In addition, before CT, 13% of all patients in this study would have undergone immediate surgery; however, following CT, only 5% actually required immediate surgery. Thus, CT scanning has a large impact on the evaluation and management of patients with acute abdominal pain without peritonitis or hemodynamic instability.
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