Clinician's Guide to Surgical Care 1 9780071478977 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The non-surgeon's all-in-one guide to surgical patient care Written by a foremost team of surgeons, nurses, and physician assistants, Clinician's Guide to Surgical Care utilizes a problem-based approach to review the most commonly encountered complaints that lead to surgical consultations. You'll get a solid foundation in the survival procedures necessary for the evaluation of surgical diseases, along with the effective administration of follow-up care. The author explains a team approach to surgical disease, the surgical consult, and general care of the surgical patient. Rely on the Clinician's Guide to Surgical Care to help you learn: What past medical information is important to elicit What to look for in the physical exam Which diagnostics to order How to start immediate treatment while diagnostic procedures continue And much more!
Clinician's Guide to Surgical Care

Clinician's Guide to Surgical Care

1st Edition
By John Pryor and Barbara Todd and Michael Dryer
ISBN10: 0071478973
ISBN13: 9780071478977
Copyright: 2008

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Program Details

I. General Surgical Care

1. A Team Approach to Surgical Disease

2. The Surgical Consult

3. Tubes, Drains and Ostomies

4. General Care of the Surgical Patient

5. Acute Clinical Deterioration

II. Surgical problems

6. Acute Abdominal Pain

7. Chronic Abdominal Pain

8. Chest Pain

9. Upper GI Bleeding

10. Lower GI Bleeding

11. Wounds and Wound Care

12. Peripheral Vascular Insufficiency

13. Neurologic Distrubances

14. Masses

15. Anal Pain

16. Vaginal Bleeding & Pelvic Pain

17. Back and Neck Pain

18. Hematuria & Scrotal Pain

19. Obesity

20. Soft Tissue Tumors

III. Table of Surgical Procedures

About the Author

John Pryor

Specialty: Trauma & Surgical Critical Care

Practice Location: Trauma & Surgical Critical Care Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Faculty Appointment: Assistant Professor of Surgery

Educational Background:
Medical School: University of New York at Buffalo
Residency: SUNY at Buffalo
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships: Society of the American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons, Society of Critical Care Medicine, American College of Chest Physicians, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Barbara Todd

Barbara A. Todd is the director of the Clinical Surgical Specialists and Practitioners (CSSP) at the Hospital University of Pennsylvania and adjunct faculty at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Nursing. She began her nursing career at Case Western Reserve University in surgical nursing. She then began a career as a nurse practitioner in 1984 with her first NP position in cardiac surgery here at the Hospital University of Pennsylvania. She then pursued an administrative and clinical role as the program director for the cardiac and thoracic surgery program at Temple University from 1989 to 2003, where she developed the inpatient NP model. She has lectured extensively on issues in cardiac care and has been course director for many educational programs. She has published numerous articles and authored a certification review book for students preparing for the acute care nurse practitioner exam. She is certified in both family practice and acute care. Future plans are to investigate health care redesign.

Michael Dryer

Michael Dryer, PA-C, DrPH is Chairman of the Department of Medical Science and Community Health at Arcadia University. The Department includes one of the largest Physician Assistant Programs in the United States, for which he serves as Director, along with graduate programs in Public Health and Health Education. His teaching and research interests include health services delivery, physician assistant and nurse practitioner practice characteristics, quality of care in clinical practice and management training for health care professionals. He has been a Physician Assistant for 27 years, 6 years of which were in the clinical practice of emergency medicine. He spent 10 years as a health care administrator in New York and Maryland having held the positions of Manager of Emergency Services, Director of Ambulatory Services, Director of Corporate Services, Vice President Corporate Subsidiaries and Vice President Professional and Ambulatory Services.

He received a B.A. (Sociology) from SUNY New Paltz, B. S. (Physician Assistant) George Washington University School of Medicine, Graduate Certificate (Emergency Medicine) University of Iowa School of Medicine, MPH (Health Policy and Management) New York Medical College and a DrPH (Health Policy) from The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.