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Title Surgery sourcebook : basic consumer health information about common surgical techniques and procedures, including appendectomy, breast biopsy, carotid endarterectomy, cataract removal, cesarean section, coronary artery bypass, cosmetic surgery, dilation and curettage, gallbladder surgery, hemorrhoidectomy, hysterectomy, hernia repair, low back surgery, mastectomy, prostatectomy, tonsillectomy, and weight-loss (bariatric) surgery, along with facts about emergency surgery and critical care and tips on preparing for surgery, getting a second opinion, managing pain and surgical complications, and recovering from surgery, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of resources for more information / edited by Amy L. Sutton.

Publication Info. Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Reference    R 617 SUR 2013    Available
Edition Third edition.
Description xx, 655 pages ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Health reference series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Provides basic consumer health information about common surgical procedures, potential risks and complications, pain control options, and recovery issues. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Surgery -- Popular works.
Consumer education -- Popular works.
Added Author Sutton, Amy L., editor.
ISBN 9780780812918 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0780812913 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9780780812925 eISBN
0780812921 eISBN

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