General Surgical Emergencies

by S Devaji Rao

This concise book “General Surgical Emergencies” has been designed in such a way that the common emergency conditions are detailed to the extent so that surgical students or the casualty doctors or young surgeons may not miss the diagnosis. It gives sufficient information for a clinician to manage the emergency. This book comprises of six sections. The first and second section consists of introduction and assessment of surgical emergencies. The third section overviews about critically III Patient and critical care that includes cardiac, respiratory and inotropic support. Section four highlights about polytrauma, head injuries, facial injuries, abdominal injuries, spinal cord injuries etc. Section five discusses on organs and systems. The organs include oral cavity, head, neck, thorax, spines etc and each of its diseases incidence, etiology, symptoms, signs, relevant investigations, and treatment. The special procedures and situations are included in the section six that highlights about emergency surgical procedures, preparing the patient for emergency surgery, antibiotics, and death.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Rao S Devaji St. Isabel’s Hospital, Mylapore, Chennai, India
St Isabel’s Hospital, Mylapore, Paterson Cancer Center, Vadapalani, Harvey Healthcare Limited, Alwarpet, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India
St. Isabel’s Hospital and Chennai Meenakshi Multispeciality Hospital, Mylapore, Harvey Multispeciality Hospital, Alwarpet, Chennai, India
National Board of Examinations; St Isabel’s Hospital, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Chennai Meenakshi Multispecialty Hospital Ltd, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
National Board of Examinations; St Isabel’s Hospital, Chennai Meenakshi Multispeciality Hospital Ltd and Kauvery Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9789350259610
Speciality Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11698
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2012
Pages 392
Book Type Professional


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