By Eugene Toy, Terrence Liu, Andre Campbell, Barnard Palmer
SHARPEN YOUR severe pondering talents AND enhance sufferer CARE
Experience with scientific situations is essential to getting to know the paintings and technology of medication and finally to supplying sufferers with useful medical care. Case Files®: surgical procedure provides 60 true-to-life situations that illustrate crucial ideas in surgical procedure. every one case comprises an easy-to-understand dialogue correlated to key techniques, definitions of keyword phrases, scientific pearls, and USMLE®-style evaluate inquiries to strengthen your studying. With Case Files®, you’ll examine rather than memorize.
· Learn from 60 high-yield circumstances, every one with board-style questions
· Master key strategies with scientific pearls
· Cement your wisdom with 25 new built-in problem questions
· Polish your method of medical challenge fixing and to sufferer care
· Perfect for scientific scholars and medical professional assistant students
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Stent thrombosis is a devastating complication in patients with coronary stents in place, and the mortality associated with this event is greater than 50%. To prevent stent thrombosis, patients are generally placed on antiplatelet therapy. The general recommendation is to defer elective surgical procedures for at least 6 weeks after bare-metal stent placement and to defer surgery for 6 to 12 months after the placement of drugeluting stents. For this individual, we need to reassess to see if his operation can be delayed while chemotherapy is administered.
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VENTRICULAR DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION: Diastolic dysfunction is a term that describes a heart that does not adapt well to an increase in preload or an increase in intravascular volume. It is believed that a large percentage of perioperative cardiac events are related to diastolic dysfunction. PROVOCATIVE CARDIAC TESTING: There are a variety of cardiac stress tests available to help identify patients who might have clinically silent CAD. These include standard exercise tolerance tests, and pharmacologic stress tests (persantinethalium scan and dobutamine stress echocardiography).
Case Files Surgery by Eugene Toy, Terrence Liu, Andre Campbell, Barnard Palmer