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Complications in Surgery and Their Management

Robert M. Kradjian, MD
JAMA. 1967;201(2):145-146. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03130020091042.
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When the first edition of this book appeared in 1960, it filled a definite need, for little had been written about the prevention and treatment of surgical complications. That book is a standard reference and the second edition is a substantial improvement over the first edition.

Fifty-two authorities contributed 39 chapters, discussing complications of nearly every major aspect of surgery, including the head and neck, thyroid and parathyroid, lung, heart and great vessels, spleen, kidney, pancreas, and the intestinal tract. Parenteral fluid therapy, renal failure, cardiac arrest, anesthesia, fractures, and burn therapy are also discussed.

In the new edition, 16 chapters were discarded while the remaining ones were expanded; several chapters were combined and shortened; and one entirely new subject was added ("Common Errors in the Management of Hand Injuries"). Of the book's 39 chapters, 18 are either new or are thoroughly rewritten; the remaining sections are brought up to


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