Acute Care Surgery Handbook: Volume 1 General Aspects, Non-gastrointestinal and Critical Care Emergencies 1st ed. 2017 Edition
This pocket manual is a practically oriented, wide-ranging guide to acute care surgery general aspects and to non-gastrointestinal emergencies. It covers the most common problems in thoracic, obstetric, gynecologic, anorectal, vascular and skin surgery and also includes chapters on postoperative complications in bariatric surgery, antibiotic management, nutrition and interventional radiology in acute care surgery. This 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 daily clinical practice. A second volume on gastrointestinal and abdominal surgical emergencies is also available.
About the Author
Salomone Di Saverio is a Consultant Surgeon, performing elective General Surgery Procedures and Team Leader Consultant in Acute Care-Trauma Surgery. He is currently Clinical Head for Laparoscopy in Trauma Surgery in the Trauma Surgery Unit and Vice-Chair of the Trauma Surgery Unit, Trauma Center Maggiore Hospital Bologna. He performed more than 2850 major surgical procedures, mainly as first operator, many cases in laparoscopy. He described and published several original or innovative surgical techniques in both open and laparoscopic surgery.
Fausto Catena MD, PhD, FRCS is currently Chief of Emergency Surgery Department, Parma University Hospital, Italy. Until 2011, he worked as Consultant General Surgeon at the Dept. of General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery of the St Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy. He is Editor in Chief of the World Journal of Emergency Surgery, Former Editor of European Surgical Research, Editor Open Cardiovascular And Thoracic Surgery Journal, Editor World Journal of Gastroenterology, Editor of the Turkish Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Editor Journal of Tumor, Editor Global Journal of Surgery, Editor African Journal of Emergency Medicine, Editor di Transplantation Technologies and Research, Editor of Journal of Solid Tumors, Editor of Journal of Acute Disease, Editor Emergency Care Journal, Editor Edorium Journal of Transplantation , Editor BioMed Research International, Editor Turkish Journal of Surgery, Editor Journal of Infectious and Non Infectious Diseases, Editor Austin Journal of Infectious Diseases and Member of the Committee on Publication Ethics. He is General Secretary of the World Society of Emergency Surgery, and Past President of ESYS- European College of Surgeons.