Paediatric Surgery: A Comprehensive Text For Africa


Emmanuel Ameh, Stephen Bickler, Kokila Lakhoo, Benedict Nwomeh, Dan Poenaru (eds.)
2011. Full color. 800 pp

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Produced by Global HELP and with more than one-hundred-and-fifty contributors from around the world, this is an essential resource for those in Africa where there has been a lack of appropriate and affordable medical material. This is a book written by doctors who live or work in Africa and for African surgeons and patients alike. The book is available to download by chapter or in its entirety.

Contents

The full list of chapters are listed below, but can also be navigated by topics.

Introductions, Acronyms, & Index

00. Introductions
00. Acronyms
00. Index
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Basic Principles

01. Paediatric Surgery Specialty & Its Relevance To Africa
02. Neonatal Physiology & Transport
03. Respiratory Physiology & Support
04. Cardiovascular Physiology & Support
05. Fluids & Electrolyte Therapy In The Paediatric Surgical Patient
06. Nutritional Support
07. Haemoglobinopathies
08. Wound Healing
09. Vascular Access In Children
10. Anaesthesia & Perioperative Care
11. Pain Management
12. Intensive Care
13. Ethics Of Paediatric Surgery In Africa
14. Psychological Issues In Paediatric Surgery
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Surgical Infections & Infestations

15. Common Bacterial Infections In Children
16. Surgical Site Infection
17. Surgical Complications Of Typhoid Fever
18. Tuberculosis
19. Pyomyositis
20. Omphalitis
21. Necrotising Fasciitis
22. Haematogenous Osteomyelitis & Septic Arthritis
23. Parasitic Infestations Of Surgical Importance In Children
24. HIV/AIDS & The Paediatric Surgeon
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Trauma

25. Paediatric Trauma: Epidemiology, Prevention, & Control
26. Paediatric Injury Scoring & Trauma Registry
27. Initial Assessment & Resuscitation Of The Trauma Patient
28. Thoracic Trauma
29. Abdominal Trauma
30. Craniocerebral & Spinal Trauma
31. Urogenital & Perineal Trauma
32. Musculoskeletal Trauma
33. Burns
34. Injuries From Child Abuse
35. Birth Injuries
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Head & Neck

36. Neck: Cysts, Sinuses, & Fistulas
37. Lymphadenopathy In African Children
38. Sternomastoid Tumour Of Infancy & Congenital Muscular Torticollis
39. Salivary Gland Diseases In Children & Adolescents
40. Thyroid & Parathyroid Glands
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Thorax

41. Laryngoscopy, Bronchoscopy, & Oesophagoscopy
42. Paediatric Upper Airway Obstruction
43. Tracheomalacia
44. Congenital Cystic Lung Lesions
45. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia & Diapharagmatic Eventration
46. Pleural Effusion & Empyema
47. Lung Abscess
48. Oesophageal Atresia
49. Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease
50. Achalasia
51. Corrosive Ingestion & Oesophageal Replacement
52. Aerodigestive Foreign Bodies In Children
53. Chest Wall Deformities
54. Mediastinal Mass
55. Chylothorax
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Abdominal Wall

56. Congenital Anterior Abdominal Wall Defects: Exomphalos & Gastroschisis
57. Disorders Of The Umbilicus
58. Inguinal & Femoral Hernias & Hydroceles
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Stomach, Duodenum, & Small Intestine

59. Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis
60. Peptic Ulcer Disease In Children
61. Neonatal Intestinal Obstruction
62. Duodenal Atresia & Stenosis
63. Intestinal Atresia & Stenosis
64. Vitelline Duct Anomalies
65. Intestinal Malrotation & Midgut Volvulus
66. Gastrointestinal Duplications
67. Meconium Ileus
68. Intussusception
69. Miscellaneous Causes Of Intestinal Obstruction
70. Necrotising Enterocolitis
71. Short Bowel Syndrome
72. Gastrointestinal Stomas
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Colon, Rectum, & Anus

73. Colonic Atresia
74. Appendicitis
75. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
76. Hirschsprung’s Disease
77. Anorectal Malformations
78. Polyps
79. Other Anorectal Conditions
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Hepatobiliary System, Pancreas, & Spleen

80. Obstructive Jaundice
81. Biliary Atresia
82. Choledochal Cyst
83. Cholelithiasis (Gallstones)
84. Annular Pancreas
85. Pancreatitis
86. Spleen
87. Portal Hypertension
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Paediatric Urology

88. Cystic Diseases Of The Kidney
89. Congenital Uerteropelvic Junction Stenosis
90. Ureteric Duplications & Ureterocoeles
91. Vesicoureteric Reflux
92. Bladder Exstrophy & Epispadias
93. Urethral Valves
94. Hypospadias
95. Circumcision
96. Phimosis, Meatal Stenosis, & Paraphimosis
97. Urolithiasis
98. Undescended Testis
99. Disorders Of Sex Development
100. Bladder Outlet Obstruction
101. Acute Scrotum
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Tumors

102. Kidney Tumours
103. Teratomas
104. Lymphomas
105. Neuroblastomas
106. Malignant Soft Tissue Tumours
107. Liver Tumours
108. Primary Bone Tumours
109. Brain & Spinal Cord Tumours
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Vascular System

110. Lymphangioma
111. Haemangioma
112. Arteriovenous Malformations
113. Unilateral Limb Enlargement
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Paediatric Gynaecology

114. Hydrometrocolpos
115. Vaginal & Uterine Duplications
116. Labial Adhesions & Agglutination
117. Ovarian Lesions
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Surgical Rehabilitation

118. General Disability: The Concepts (PDF)
119. Neurodisability (PDF)
120. Common Paediatric Orthopaedic Diseases (PDF)
121. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (PDF)
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Special Topics

122. Minimally Invasive Surgery In Paediatric Patients (PDF)
123. Prenatal Diagnosis & Foetal Therapy (PDF)
124. Conjoined & Parasitic Twins (PDF)
125. Otorhinolaryngology (PDF)
126. Paediatric Transplantation (PDF)
127. Telemedicine & E-Health (PDF)
128. Paediatric Surgical Education In Sub-Saharan Africa (PDF)
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Languages

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ISBN #978-1-60189-091-7
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View or Download (PDF) (Volume Two) [English]
ISBN #978-1-60189-091-7
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