This book describes the recommended ideal approach, rather than customary care, in selected clinical situations. Brief chapters are devoted to a specific question or decision in general thoracic surgery that is difficult or controversial. The chapters contain both evidence-based recommendations and descriptions of surgeonsa personal practices. Chapters are organized around clearly identified recommendations, making possible the identification of useful material at a glance. Over 50 different topics are presented. This book is a valuable reference source for practicing surgeons, surgeons in training, and educators.An Evidence-Based Approach Mark K Ferguson ... which to base surgical decisions in the early 20th century, but information regarding objective short-term and long-term outcomes still was ... In 1877, Lister performed an elective wiring of a patellar fracture using aseptic techniques, essentially converting a closed fracture toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery|
|Author||:||Mark K Ferguson|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-03-12|