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Current Common Dilemmas in Colorectal Surgery

Pages: 383 Size: 6.83 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Published: 01 January, 2018
eISBN-13: 9783319701172

This text reviews the areas of colorectal surgery that are at the cutting edge of innovation, paradigm shift and controversy with regard to diagnosis, patient selection, treatment algorithm, and therapeutic approaches. From the impact of enhanced recovery protocols on traditional colorectal practices, to that of novel strategies merging endoscopic and surgical techniques, to recent paradigm shifts in the management of common colorectal disorders, this text provides readers with an update on current controversies and evolving treatment rationale in the management of common colorectal diseases. Current Common Dilemmas in Colorectal Surgery provides a guide for the current common dilemmas that caregivers encounter in their daily practice. It is of great utility to colorectal surgeons, surgical oncologists and general surgeons practicing colorectal surgery, senior residents in general surgery training or surgical oncology or colorectal fellowships, allied healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with colorectal disease, pharma and biomedical technology industry with an interest in current care of patients with colorectal disease.

Problem Solving in Acute Oncology

Author: Edited By Ernie Marshall, Md, Mrcp(uk), Mbchb, Macmillian Consultant In Medical Oncology, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, Merseyside, Uk, Alison Young, Md, Mrcp(uk), Mbchb, Consultant Medical Oncologist, St James`s Institute Of Oncology, St James`s University Hospital, Leeds, Uk, Peter I. Clark, Ma, Md, Frcp, Professor Of Medical Oncology, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, Merseyside, Uk, Chair Of NHS England Chemotherapy Clinical Reference Group, Peter Selby, Cbe, Dsc, Md, Frcp, Frcr, Fmedsci, Professor Of Cancer Medicine, St James`s Institute Of Oncology, St James`s University Hospital And University Of Leeds, Leeds, Uk, President Of The Association Of Cancer Physicians. Pages: 268 Size: 16.92 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Atlas Medical Publishing
Published: 03 November, 2013
eISBN-13: 978184692649

In the United Kingdom there has been increasing attention paid to the needs of patients who present acutely with problems related to the diagnosis and management of cancer, complications of their cancer, complications of their treatment or who require appropriate symptom control or palliative care. These issues are being considered carefully by a wide range of professionals working in oncology, the Departments of Health and other bodies. There is now a substantial service development to ensure that Acute Oncology is appropriately provided in order to improve outcomes and wellbeing of patients. This book uses the Problem Solving format to produce a text which will be of value to everyone involved in planning and delivery of acute oncology care throughout the UK. The issues raised here will be equally valuable in an international context. The book is formally supported by the Association of Cancer Physicians (ACP).

ABC of Breast Diseases

Author: Edited By J. Michael Dixon. Pages: 167 Size: 72.64 MB Format: PDF Publisher: Bmj Books
Published: 03 August, 2012
eISBN-13: 9781118472002

The ABC of Breast Diseases provides comprehensive guidance to the assessment of symptoms, and how to manage all common breast conditions and provides guidelines on referral. It covers congenital problems, breast infection and mastalgia, before addressing the epidemiology, prevention, screening and diagnosis of breast cancer. It outlines the treatment and management options for breast cancer within different groups and includes new chapters on the genetics, prevention, management of high risk women and the psychological aspects of breast diseases. Edited and written by internationally renowned experts in the field and highly illustrated in full colour, this fourth edition remains a practical guide for general practitioners, family physicians, practice nurses and breast care nurses as well as for surgeons and oncologists both in training and recently qualified as well as medical students.

OSH Paediatric Haematology and Oncology

Author: Simon Bailey and Rod Skinner
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2009
Print ISBN-13: 9780199299676
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199299676.001.0001

Divided into sections to allow quick access to the necessary information, this title covers general principles of diagnosis and treatment, short and long term care, and oncological emergencies, before moving on to chapters on specific diseases.

OSH Surgical Oncology

Author: M Asif Chaudry and Marc Christopher Winslet
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2009
Print ISBN-13: 9780199237098
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199237098.001.0001

This resource is an essential accompaniment for all higher surgical trainees from MRCS to the exit FRCS and EBSQ exams, and will be particularly useful for trainees rotating between surgical subspecialties, as well as having wide appeal to other members of the multidisciplinary team.

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine (5 ed.)

Author: Nathan Cherny, Marie Fallon, Stein Kaasa, Russell K. Portenoy, and David C. Currow
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2015
Print ISBN-13: 9780199656097
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199656097.001.0001

This new edition of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine has been thoroughly updated to offer a truly global perspective in this field, and new sections include information on assessment tools, care of patients with cancer, and the management of issues in the very young and the very old. It covers all the new and emerging topics, and the multi-disciplinary nature of palliative care is emphasized throughout, covering areas from ethical and communication issues, the treatment of symptoms, and the management of pain.

Oxford Handbook of Oncology (4 ed.)

Author: Jim Cassidy, Donald Bissett, Roy A. J. Spence OBE, Miranda Payne, and Gareth Morris-Stiff
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2009
Print ISBN-13: 9780199689842
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199689842.001.0001

Oxford Handbook of Oncology has been the essential go-to guide for students and practitioners in oncology for over a decade. The scientific basis and diagnosis of cancers is covered, as well as drugs, biomarkers, and the presentation and psychosocial aspects of oncology. Concise, practical, and comprehensive, there is no better companion for both common conditions and challenging emergencies. This handbook incorporates changes such as the understanding of the science of cancer, novel therapies in breast, lung, renal, and melanoma, molecular sub-classification of common solid cancers, personalized therapy approaches, new agents in hard to treat cancers, the benefits of new technologies in radiotherapy, and the emerging data on the importance of the immune response.

Oxford Handbook of General Practice (4 ed.)

Author: Chantal Simon, Hazel Everitt, Francoise van Dorp, and Matt Burkes
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2014
Print ISBN-13: 9780199671038
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199671038.001.0001

Fully revised to reflect the new changes to the GP contract and the GP curriculum, this fourth edition of the best-selling Oxford Handbook of General Practice is a practical guide to all aspects of general practice, including everything from vital clinical information to valuable practical guidance from experienced GPs. Comprehensively covering everything a doctor needs to work in, or manage a GP practice, this resource ensures readers are always up-to-date with the latest guidelines, the most recent protocols, and cutting-edge clinical information. It is fully illustrated, features many useful figures, diagrams, management boxes, and tables, and new full colour photographs have been added to the dermatology and ophthalmology chapters.

Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine (2 ed.)

Author: Lesley Bowker, James Price, and Sarah Smith
Format: Webpage Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2012
Print ISBN-13: 9780199586097
DOI: 10.1093/med/9780199586097.001.0001

The Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine provides user-friendly advice in a field that has limited evidence, yet makes up a substantial proportion of the work of most clinicians.