Table of contents for Assessing and managing the acutely ill adult surgical patient / edited by Fiona J. McArthur-Rouse, Sylvia Prosser.

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Contents
Contributors
Acknowledgements
Preface
PART 1: PRINCIPLES OF CARING FOR ACUTE SURGICAL PATIENTS
1.	Pre-Operative assessment and preparation
 Curie Scott, Fiona J McArthur-Rouse, Jane McLean
2.	The Peri-Operative Phase
 Luke Ewart and Sandra Huntington
3.	Post-Operative Recovery
 Sylvia Prosser and Fiona J McArthur-Rouse
4.	Post-Operative Pain Management
 Jane McLean, Sandra Huntington, Fiona J McArthur-Rouse
5.	Psychosocial Aspects of Surgery
 Fiona J McArthur-Rouse and Tim Collins
PART 2: SURGICAL SPECIALITIES
6.	Head and Neck Surgery
 Tracey Sharpe and Carma Harnett
7.	Vascular Surgery
 Ann M. Price
 
8.	Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
 Ian Felstead
 
9.	Surgery of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
 Ian Felstead
10.	Urological Surgery
 Ian Felstead and Jane McLean
11.	Women¿s Health
 Fiona J McArthur-Rouse
12.	Orthopaedic Surgery
 Ann Newman
13.	Identifying and Managing Life-Threatening Situations
 Tim Collins and Catherine I Plowright
14.	Self-Test Answers
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Surgical emergencies.
Preoperative care.
Postoperative care.
Surgical nursing.
Perioperative Care -- Nurses' Instruction.
Acute Disease -- therapy -- Nurses' Instruction.
Adult.
Nursing Assessment -- Nurses' Instruction.
Surgical Procedures, Operative -- Nurses' Instruction.