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Drowning in Drainage

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The Liverpool Hospital - Survival Guide to Drains and Tubes


Ngo (Surgical Resident, Liverpool hospital), Lam (Surgical Registrar, Liverpool hospital), and Dean (Professor of Surgery, Liverpool hospital) present the first edition of their surgical textbook thematically organized around the concept of the surgical drains. Dedicated to providing FREE surgical resources to doctors.

The first section discusses general concepts related to surgical drains. The bulk of the material is devoted to understanding commonly used drains and the management of common surgical drains problems, grouped by surgical speciality. Available electornically to be carried around on PDA for ward rounds.

Book Info

Liverpool Hospital, Department of Surgery. Textbook for surgical trainee, medical students and nursing staff in managing for surgical drains. Features new material on variety of drain types and common usages. 

Book Description

This book contains solid, research-based content presented in a concise, readable, and consistent format. Special features highlight the content that is most relevant and challenging for today's surgical training, including understand the role of drains, selcting the right drain, managing drains, and dealing with common problems in handling drains.

Drain management content is discussed in a unique levels-of-care approach, with separate sections for specialty drains. More than just a textbook, it is a comprehensive resource with the essential information that provides clincians with a solid understanding in working with a variety of surgical drains.

To download free PDA versions, click on the link below:

Ngo Q, Lam V, Dean S. Drowning in drainage: survival guide to drains and tubes. 1st edition. Sydney: Surgical Drains Publishing; 2004.

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