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Advanced Digestive Endoscopy: Practice and Safety

Advanced Digestive Endoscopy: Practice and Safety

Peter B. Cotton (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-444-30026-0

Feb 2009

384 pages

$208.95

Description

Essential new title in the Advanced Digestive Endoscopy series

Advanced Digestive Endoscopy: Practice & Safety provides a practical manual on how to perform techniques safely and effectively in order to maximise value, and to reduce risks. Clearly structured, it covers training, endoscopy and imaging equipment, infection control, patient preparation and monitoring, complications and how to avoid and deal with them. Expanding on the content of Peter Cotton’s best-selling Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, this instructive volume contains information and guidelines on all aspects of the practice of endoscopy, and is an ideal companion for both the trainee and the experienced endoscopist.

Key features include:



  • Written by the leading international names in endoscopy
  • Text has been expertly edited by Peter Cotton into a succinct and instructive format
  • Presented in short paragraphs structured with headings, subheadings and bullet points
  • Richly illustrated throughout with full-color photographs
List of contributors.

1 Overview: Peter B. Cotton (Medical University of South Carolina).

2 Design and management of gastrointestinal endoscopy units: Bret T. Petersen (Mayo Clinic) and Beverly Ott (Endoscopy Systems Coordinator, Mayo Clinic).

3 Sedation, analgesia, and monitoring for endoscopy: John J. Vargo (Cleveland Clinic Foundation).

4 Endoscopic equipment: Gregory G. Ginsberg (Gastroenterology Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania).

5 Digital documentation in endoscopy: Lars Aabakken (Department of Medicine, Rikshospitalet).

6 Principles of electrosurgery, laser, and argon plasma coagulation with particular regard to endoscopy:.

Guenter Farin (Kapellenweg 9) and Karl E.Grund (Center for Medical Research, Eberhard-Karls University, University Hospital Tuebingen).

7 Infection control in endoscopy: Alistair Cowen (Royal Brisbane Hospital) and Dianne Jones (Logan Hospital).

8 Risks, prevention, and management: Peter B. Cotton (Medical University of South Carolina).

9 Pathology: David N. Lewin (Medical University of South Carolina).

10 Pediatric gastrointestinal endoscopy: Jonathan S. Evans (Nemours Childrens Clinic, Division of Pediatric GI & Nutrition) and Lori Mahajan (Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital).

11 Training and credentialing in gastrointestinal endoscopy: Jonathan Cohen.

12 Towards excellence and accountability: Peter B. Cotton (Medical University of South Carolina) and Roland Valori (Gloucestershire Royal Hospital).

Index

Essential new title in the Advanced Digestive Endoscopy series

  • Provides a practical manual on how to perform techniques safely and effectively in order to maximise value, and to reduce risks
  • Covers training, endoscopy and imaging equipment, infection control, patient preparation and monitoring, complications and how to avoid and deal with them.
  • Contains techniques for screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up from THE leading international names.
  • Includes information and guidelines for all aspects of practice management relating to endoscopy.