Specially designed to slip easily into the lab coat pocket for quick reference, this practical, problem oriented manual focuses on the effective management of the hand disorders (both traumatic and nontraumatic) clinicians are most frequently called upon to manage.
Special Features Include:
1.) A straightforward overview of the anatomy of the hand and the principles of hand function
2.) Expert guidance on initial examination, diagnostic evaluation, and surgical and nonsurgical management
3.) A concise review of the principles of microsurgical replantation, including guidelines for the handling, evaluation, and preparation of amputated parts for surgery
4.) Sound advice on wound care, incision and drainage of infectious lesions, recommended antimicrobial therapies, splinting, and perioperative care
5.) Traumatic injuries, degenerative disorders, and infectious and neoplastic diseases are covered succinctly but in sufficient detail.
For house officers, emergency physicians, residents, and medical students, THE HAND BOOK offers ready assistance in the systematic evaluation of patients as well as practical guidance on diagnosis and treatment. And for those surgeons involved in the repair and reconstruction of the hand, THE HAND BOOK comprises a valuable update on currently available procedures and emerging new treatment strategies, including rapidly evolving surgical procedures and techniques.
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Dr. Stephan Ariyan is Clinical Professor of Surgery, Plastic Surgery, and Otolaryngology at Yale University School of Medicine. He was Professor and Chairman of Plastic Surgery at Yale from 1979 to 1991. An internationally known surgeon, Dr. Ariyan specializes in the surgery of the hand, head and neck, breast, and malignant melanoma. He has been recognized for the origination and development of several myocutaneous flaps for reconstructions of the head and neck - most notably the pectoralis major flap, which has become the most commonly used flap for head and neck reconstruction worldwide.
Dr. Ariyan has served as an officer of a number of national and regional professional organizations, including: Vice-Chairman of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Founding President of the Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery, President of the Society of Head and Neck Surgeons, President of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, and Founding Chairman of the National Residency Match in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Ariyan has authored or co-authored more than 200 scientific papers and four surgical books (Note: The Handbook, has been published in three editions in English, Spanish, and Japanese).
He has served on the editorial boards of two surgical journals, and as a reviewer of five additional surgical journals. Having been recognized as one of the "Best Breast Cancer Doctors" by Good Housekeeping Magazine and one of the "Best Doctors in America", we at HealthInfo invite you to take advantage of Dr. Ariyan's tremendous expertise in the field of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and encourage you to ask a question or browse the archive to find answers to questions he has previously addressed.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0070025223
Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070025223
Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3rd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070025223