Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician is the first easy–to–read resource, featuring a digital component, on how to manage a diverse range of patients in the perioperative period, providing up–to–date practical knowledge and advice from a broad range of medical specialists caring for surgical patients.
Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician provides a guide to perioperative care, covering principles and practices of care; risk assessment; laboratory investigations; medication management; specific medical conditions and complications; postoperative care and pain management. It also features bite–size videos explaining the key concepts, as well as case studies, investigations and quizzes.
Ideal for final year medical students and junior clinicians, this digital and print resource will be an invaluable tool when working in this multidisciplinary, team–based specialty.
Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician:
- Is based on a sell–out course run at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University in Melbourne, Australia
- Is a practical resource available in a flexible and portable content
- Features bite–size videos which further explain concepts in the written text, and clinically relevant case studies, all found on the companion website
- Is structured around guidelines and protocols
The video materials, case studies, self–assessment quizzes and fully explained answers can be viewed on the companion website at www.wiley.com/go/symons/perioperativemedicine
Notes on Contributors
Part I: INTRODUCTION
Part II: PREOPERATIVE RISK ASSESSMENT
PART III: PERIOPERATIVE INVESTIGATIONS
PART IV: SPECIFIC MEDICATION MANAGEMENT AND PROPHYLAXIS
PART V: PERIOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT OF ORGAN DYSFUNCTION AND SPECIFIC POPULATION GROUPS
PART VI: EARLY POSTOPERATIVE CARE
PART VII: PAIN MANAGEMENT
PART VIII: CASE STUDIES (ONLINE ONLY)
PART IX: INVESTIGATION INTERPRETATION (ONLINE ONLY)
Appendix A Unit Conversions
Appendix B Basic Airway Management including bag–mask ventilation
Appendix C Opioid Conversion Table