Paediatric Surgery: A Comprehensive Text For Africa

Paediatric Surgery: A Comprehensive Text For Africa

Emmanuel Ameh, Stephen Bickler, Kokila Lakhoo, Benedict Nwomeh, Dan Poenaru, & Over One-Hundred-And-Fifty Contributors
800 pages, 8.5" x 11", Four-Color, English, 2011.

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Produced by Global HELP, professional editors, and more than one-hundred-and-fifty medical experts 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 full list of chapters are listed below, but can also be navigated by topics.

Introductions, Acronyms, & Index

00. Introductions (PDF)
00. Acronyms (PDF)
00. Index (PDF)
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Basic Principles

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

15. Common Bacterial Infections In Children (PDF)
16. Surgical Site Infection (PDF)
17. Surgical Complications Of Typhoid Fever (PDF)
18. Tuberculosis (PDF)
19. Pyomyositis (PDF)
20. Omphalitis (PDF)
21. Necrotising Fasciitis (PDF)
22. Haematogenous Osteomyelitis & Septic Arthritis (PDF)
23. Parasitic Infestations Of Surgical Importance In Children (PDF)
24. HIV/AIDS & The Paediatric Surgeon (PDF)
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25. Paediatric Trauma: Epidemiology, Prevention, & Control (PDF)
26. Paediatric Injury Scoring & Trauma Registry (PDF)
27. Initial Assessment & Resuscitation Of The Trauma Patient (PDF)
28. Thoracic Trauma (PDF)
29. Abdominal Trauma (PDF)
30. Craniocerebral & Spinal Trauma (PDF)
31. Urogenital & Perineal Trauma (PDF)
32. Musculoskeletal Trauma (PDF)
33. Burns (PDF)
34. Injuries From Child Abuse (PDF)
35. Birth Injuries (PDF)
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Head & Neck

36. Neck: Cysts, Sinuses, & Fistulas (PDF)
37. Lymphadenopathy In African Children (PDF)
38. Sternomastoid Tumour Of Infancy & Congenital Muscular Torticollis (PDF)
39. Salivary Gland Diseases In Children & Adolescents (PDF)
40. Thyroid & Parathyroid Glands (PDF)
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41. Laryngoscopy, Bronchoscopy, & Oesophagoscopy (PDF)
42. Paediatric Upper Airway Obstruction (PDF)
43. Tracheomalacia (PDF)
44. Congenital Cystic Lung Lesions (PDF)
45. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia & Diapharagmatic Eventration (PDF)
46. Pleural Effusion & Empyema (PDF)
47. Lung Abscess (PDF)
48. Oesophageal Atresia (PDF)
49. Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (PDF)
50. Achalasia (PDF)
51. Corrosive Ingestion & Oesophageal Replacement (PDF)
52. Aerodigestive Foreign Bodies In Children (PDF)
53. Chest Wall Deformities (PDF)
54. Mediastinal Mass (PDF)
55. Chylothorax (PDF)
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Abdominal Wall

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

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

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

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

88. Cystic Diseases Of The Kidney (PDF)
89. Congenital Uerteropelvic Junction Stenosis (PDF)
90. Ureteric Duplications & Ureterocoeles (PDF)
91. Vesicoureteric Reflux (PDF)
92. Bladder Exstrophy & Epispadias (PDF)
93. Urethral Valves (PDF)
94. Hypospadias (PDF)
95. Circumcision (PDF)
96. Phimosis, Meatal Stenosis, & Paraphimosis (PDF)
97. Urolithiasis (PDF)
98. Undescended Testis (PDF)
99. Disorders Of Sex Development (PDF)
100. Bladder Outlet Obstruction (PDF)
101. Acute Scrotum (PDF)
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102. Kidney Tumours (PDF)
103. Teratomas (PDF)
104. Lymphomas (PDF)
105. Neuroblastomas (PDF)
106. Malignant Soft Tissue Tumours (PDF)
107. Liver Tumours (PDF)
108. Primary Bone Tumours (PDF)
109. Brain & Spinal Cord Tumours (PDF)
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Vascular System

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

114. Hydrometrocolpos (PDF)
115. Vaginal & Uterine Duplications (PDF)
116. Labial Adhesions & Agglutination (PDF)
117. Ovarian Lesions (PDF)
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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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