Basic Science for Surgeons

Basic Science for Surgeons

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From the biological basis of disease to system dysfunction and failure, this one-stop resource presents comprehensive coverage of the fundamental knowledge necessary for surgical practice. Designed to be applicable to any surgical specialty, it provides general coverage of how tissues respond to surgical treatment, problems associated with specific types of surgical patients, and common challenges related to practice in any specialty. Clinicians will also find specialty-specific coverage of applied physiology and embryology. This practical book is perfect for use in preparation for the boards or recertification and ideal for daily practice. Delivers the basic knowledge every surgeon needs to properly understand how tissues respond to surgical treatment and the potential problems that can occur, covering molecular structures and interactions, biochemistry, blood flow, immunology, anatomy and physiology, and more. Discusses practical issues related to ICU management and critical care, including nutrition, transfusion therapy, electrolytes, infections, oncology, organ or system insufficiency and support, monitoring, legal/ethical issues, and more. Details special considerations and offers practical advice for dealing with pregnant, elderly, pediatric, morbidly obese, diabetic, and immunologically compromised surgical patients. Provides specialty-specific information, devoting separate chapters to cardiac, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, vascular, neurologic, pulmonary, renal, hepatic, and endocrine applied physiology and embryology.A Review Louis C. Argenta. FIGURE ... Progression of the cell evele can be regulated by the pS3, p21, or pi 5/pI6 proteins. ... If the DNA can be repaired, p53 inhibition is lifted after repairs are complete, and the cell cycle is allowed to continue.

Title:Basic Science for Surgeons
Author:Louis C. Argenta
Publisher:W B Saunders Company - 2004


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