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Acute Care Surgery Handbook. Volume 2, Common Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Emergencies

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Salomone Di Saverio, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, George Velmahos, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This pocket manual is a practically oriented guide to abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies in acute care surgery. It covers the most common injuries to the entire area, offering careful descriptions of diagnostic procedures, surgical techniques and non-operative management. The guide stems from collaboration with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) and aims to provide general surgeons, residents and trainees with a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the most relevant opera…
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Di Saverio, Salomone
Catena, Fausto
Ansaloni, Luca
Coccolini, Federico
Velmahos, George
Responsibility
Salomone Di Saverio, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, George Velmahos, editors
Alternate Title
Common Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Emergencies
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 503 p.) : 92 illus., 77 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319153629
9783319153612 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Abdomen, Acute
Acute Disease
Critical Care
Emergencies
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Abstract
This pocket manual is a practically oriented guide to abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies in acute care surgery. It covers the most common injuries to the entire area, offering careful descriptions of diagnostic procedures, surgical techniques and non-operative management. The guide stems from collaboration with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) and aims to provide general surgeons, residents and trainees with a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the most relevant operative techniques and with useful "tips and tricks" applicable in for their daily clinical practice. A second volume on other surgical emergencies, which also includes chapters on antibiotic management, nutrition and interventional radiology in acute care surgery, is also available.
Contents
1. Acute Abdomen: Clinical assessment and decision making -- 2. Diagnostic tools in ACS: CT scan, diagnostic laparoscopy and exploratory laparotomy -- 3. Laparoscopy: a new diagnostic and therapeutic tool for Acute Care Surgery -- 4. Oesophageal non-bleeding emergencies: Minimally invasive and endoscopic management of oesophageal perforations -- 5. Management of postoperative complications in Esophago-gastric Surgery -- 6. Management of Complicated and Strangulated Hiatial Hernias -- 7. Upper GI bleeding -- 8. Perforated peptic ulcer -- 9. Acute small bowel bleeding -- 10. Colorectal bleeding emergencies -- 11. Acute pancreatitis -- 12. Acute cholecystitis and cholangitis -- 13. Endoscopic techniques for biliary and pancreatic acute diseases -- 14. Laparoscopic techniques for Acute Cholecystitis and biliary drainage -- 15. Prevention of biliary injuries in acute cholecystitis -- 16. Adhesive small bowel obstruction (ASBO) -- 17. Large Bowel Obstruction -- 18. Endoscopic management of Large Bowel Obstruction -- 19. Management of colonic diverticulitis -- 20. Laparoscopy for perforated acute diverticulitis -- 21. Incarcerated and strangulated abdominal wall hernias -- 22. Acute Appendicitis: Diagnosis and Non operative management -- 23. Management of complicated appendicitis: Percutaneous drainage and interval appendectomy or immediate surgery? Open or laparoscopic surgery? -- 24. Laparoscopy, SILS and NOTES for Acute Appendicitis -- 25. Small bowel perforations and small bowel miscellaneous acute diseases -- 26. Acute mesenteric ischemia -- 27. Open abdomen strategies in acute care surgery: when and how -- 28. Entero-atmospheric fistulas: Tips and tricks for the management of a surgical nightmare.
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At home after abdominal surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. 9A Staff, VG, QEII. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
0045
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This pamphlet provides information about your care at home after abdominal surgery. Topics include controlling pain and soreness, meals and snacks, activity, care of your incision, going back to work, and follow-up care. Symptoms requiring immediate medical attention are listed.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. 9A Staff, VG, QEII
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Abdomen - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Abdomen--Surgery
Specialty
Surgery
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about your care at home after abdominal surgery. Topics include controlling pain and soreness, meals and snacks, activity, care of your incision, going back to work, and follow-up care. Symptoms requiring immediate medical attention are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: 9A staff of the Victoria General site, QEII Health Sciences Centre
Pamphlet Number
0045
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Choix d’accouchement après une césarienne

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1891
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La présente brochure explique les choix offerts aux femmes qui ont eu un bébé par césarienne (parfois appelée naissance par césarienne ou opération césarienne). Les femmes qui ont eu une césarienne ont souvent un accouchement vaginal à leur prochaine grossesse. On peut alors parler d’épreuve du travail après césarienne ou d’accouchement vaginal après césarienne (AVAC). La présente brochure explique si vous pouvez planifier un AVAC et traite de ce qui favorise la sécurité et la réussite d’un AVA…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Vaginal Birth after Cesarean
Subjects (LCSH)
Childbirth
Abstract
La présente brochure explique les choix offerts aux femmes qui ont eu un bébé par césarienne (parfois appelée naissance par césarienne ou opération césarienne). Les femmes qui ont eu une césarienne ont souvent un accouchement vaginal à leur prochaine grossesse. On peut alors parler d’épreuve du travail après césarienne ou d’accouchement vaginal après césarienne (AVAC). La présente brochure explique si vous pouvez planifier un AVAC et traite de ce qui favorise la sécurité et la réussite d’un AVAC, ainsi que des avantages et risques de l’AVAC.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1847, “Options for Birth after Cesarean”. This pamphlet explains the options available to women who have had a baby by cesarean birth (sometimes called “cesarean delivery”, “c-section” or “CS”). Women who have had a cesarean often give birth vaginally in their next pregnancy. This may be referred to as Trial of Labour after Cesarean (TOLAC) or Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC). When you can plan for a VBAC, what makes a VBAC safe and successful, as well as the benefits and risks of VBAC, are listed.
Responsibility
Adapted by: Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia from PL-0902 with permission of IWK Perinatal Centre, Halifax NS © 2015
Pamphlet Number
1891
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Medications you may need after having your baby : Yarmouth Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Maternal Child Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1693
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Instructions are given for certain medications you may need after you have your baby for the treatment of pain, heartburn, iron deficiency, and hemorroids.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Maternal Child Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Parturition
Pain Management
Heartburn - drug therapy
Iron - therapeutic use
Hemorroids - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Childbirth
Pain--Treatment
Heartburn
Iron
Hemorroids
Abstract
Instructions are given for certain medications you may need after you have your baby for the treatment of pain, heartburn, iron deficiency, and hemorroids.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal Child Services, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
1693
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Options for birth after cesarean

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35904
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1847
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This pamphlet explains the options available to women who have had a baby by cesarean birth (sometimes called “cesarean delivery”, “c-section” or “CS”). Women who have had a cesarean often give birth vaginally in their next pregnancy. This may be referred to as Trial of Labour after Cesarean (TOLAC) or Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC). When you can plan for a VBAC, what makes a VBAC safe and successful, as well as the benefits and risks of VBAC, are listed. The French version of this pamphle…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia
Alternate Title
Options for birth after cesarean section
Options for birth after c-section
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Vaginal Birth after Cesarean
Subjects (LCSH)
Childbirth
Specialty
Gynaecology
Abstract
This pamphlet explains the options available to women who have had a baby by cesarean birth (sometimes called “cesarean delivery”, “c-section” or “CS”). Women who have had a cesarean often give birth vaginally in their next pregnancy. This may be referred to as Trial of Labour after Cesarean (TOLAC) or Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC). When you can plan for a VBAC, what makes a VBAC safe and successful, as well as the benefits and risks of VBAC, are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1891, "Choix d’accouchement après une césarienne", is also available.
Responsibility
Adapted by Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia from PL-0902 with permission of IWK Perinatal Centre, Halifax NS © 2015
Pamphlet Number
1847
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