This book describes recent developments and best practice in vascular surgery, with an emphasis on multi-disciplinary care pathways. Many disciplines have contributed to this book including vascular surgeons, anaesthetists, radiologists, nurses and vascular technologists. Sections include the main areas of management of patients with peripheral vascular disease:
- Outpatients and medical management
- Vascular imaging and endovascular intervention
- Vascular surgery
- Anaesthesia and theatres
- Organisational aspects of care
The book focuses on the most important aspects of care and each chapter describes a care pathway based on pragmatism and the evidence, where available, and uses a new classification for grading evidence and recommendations.
Pathways of Care in Vascular Surgery is essential reading for all those involved in the care of patients with peripheral arterial and venous disease.