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This book is an attempt on the part of the author and other contributors to recapitulate those things which they have found to be helpful in the care of the thoracic surgical patient. In it is emphasized the complete care of the thoracic surgical patient from the varied points of view of the intern, resident surgeon, physician, surgeon, anesthesiologist, and physiatrist. Included are discussions of physiology and pathologic physiology, endoscopy, anesthesia, chest injuries, empyema, collapse therapy, pulmonary resection, surgery of the esophagus, diseases of the mediastinum, diaphragmatic hernia, cardiovascular surgery, and rehabilitation.
Particularly good are the chapters on anesthesia and
The Thoracic Surgical Patient—Preoperative, Anesthetic and Postoperative Care.. Ann Intern Med. ;37:626–627. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-3-626_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(3):626-627.
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