Simulation in Surgical Training and Practice is reviewed extensively in this important Surgical Clinics of North America issue. Articles include: Applying Educational Theory to Simulation Based Training and Assessment in Surgery; Figuring out Team Simulation Training; Faculty Development for Simulation Training; The Evolving Role of Simulation in Teaching Surgery in Undergraduate Medical Education; Using Simulation in Inter-Professional Education; Current Status of Simulation Based Training in Graduate Medical Education; National Simulation-based Training of Fellows: The Vascular Surgery Example; Paying For it: Funding Models for Simulation Centers; Surgical Simulation Centers as Educational Homes for Practicing Surgeons; Better Assessment: Advanced Engineering Technology for Measuring Performance In and Out of the Simulation Lab; Moving the Needle – Simulation’s Impact on Patient Outcomes; Human Factors Engineering and Effective Simulation – Partners for Improved Patient Safety; Simulation for the Assessment and Improvement of Teamwork and Communication in the Operating Room; Using Simulation to Improve Systems; Simulation for Maintenance of Certification; and more!
This issue of Surgical Clinics focuses on Esophageal Surgery and is edited by Drs. Thomas Fabian and John A. Federico. Articles will include: Epidemiology of premalignant and malignant tumors of the esophagus; Medical and endoluminal treatments of pre-malignant lesions and their outcomes; Staging of esophageal malignancies; Surveillance for, and management of, recurrent esophageal malignancy after endoscopic treatment; Surgical treatment for early cancers as style modality; Chemoradiation therapy as definitive treatment for esophageal cancer; Tri-modality approach for esophageal malignancies; Salvage esophagectomy; Consolidation therapy and adjuvant therapy after surgical resection: Immunotherapy or Targeted Therapy?; Palliation of esophageal cancer; Surveillance following treatment of esophageal cancer; Esophageal anastomotic techniques; Management of postoperative complications after esophageal resection; The biologic characteristics and clinical presentation of esophageal cancer; and more!
This issue of Surgical Clinics of North America focuses on Rural Surgery and is edited by Dr. Tyler G. Hughes. Articles will include: Status of the rural workplace: Hospital survival and economics; Rural standards and the quality equation; Scope of practice of the rural surgeon; Advanced technology and the rural surgeon; Qualitative research in rural surgery; Perioperative support in the rural surgery world; Initial and ongoing training of the rural surgeon; Demographics in rural populations; Dealing with the sick rural surgery patient in need of transfer; National quality projects and patient selection decisions; Status of the rural surgical workforce; Regionalization of rural surgery; and more!
In this issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics, guest editor Dr. Gita Mody brings her considerable expertise to the topic of Global Thoracic Surgery. An all-new topic to Thoracic Surgery Clinics, global thoracic surgery is an essential component of public and global health. In this issue, top experts provide timely insights on training, anesthesia, pathology, radiology, techniques, and surgical management of common thoracic surgeries throughout low-middle income countries (LMICs). Contains 14 relevant, practice-oriented topics including esophageal cancer treatment globally; lung cancer management in LMICs; endoscopy and bronchoscopy in low-resource settings; surgical capacity building for low-resource settings; training general thoracic surgeons in LMICs; and more. Provides in-depth clinical reviews on global thoracic surgery, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews.
This issue of Otolaryngologic Clinics, Guest Edited by Drs. Manuela Fina, Justin S. Golub, and Daniel Lee, is devoted to Endoscopic Ear Surgery. This issue is one of six selected each year by our series Consulting Editor, Sujana S. Chandrasekhar. Articles in this important issue include: History of Endoscopic Ear Surgery; Endoscopes and Exoscopes for Otology and Neurotology; Redefining middle ear anatomy and physiology; Getting started with Endoscopic Ear Surgery; Otoendoscopy in the Office and Operating Room; Teaching Tools for Endoscopic Ear Surgery; Endoscopic Myringoplasty and Tympanoplasty; Novel Radiologic Approaches for Cholesteatoma Detection; Endoscopic Ear Surgery for Congenital Cholesteatoma; Endoscopic Management of Pediatric Chronic Ear Disease; Endoscopic Management of Acquired Cholesteatoma; Endoscopic Stapes Surgery; Endoscopic-assisted Lateral Skull Base Surgery; New Navigation Approaches for Endoscopic Lateral Skull Base Surgery; Endoscopic-assisted Drug Delivery for Inner Ear Regeneration; Pearls and pitfall in Endoscopic Ear Surgery; Future of Endoscopic Ear Surgery; and The Role for Microsurgery of the Ear.
This issue of the Surgical Clinics of North America will include articles devoted to the following topics: the growth of simulators in surgery, the science of proficiency and competency, running a skills lab, high intensity preparatory simulation training, assessment and feedback in the skills lab and OR, FLS & FES: comprehensive models of training and assessment, verification of proficiency: a prerequisite for clinical experience, team training: non-traditional surgical competencies, human factors and simulation training, virtual reality devices and environments, simulation in certification, and the future of surgical simulation.
This issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Vincenzo Ambrogi and Tommaso Mineo, is devoted to Nonintubated Thoracic Surgery. Drs. Ambrogi and Mineo have assembled expert authors to review the following topics: Technical issues and patient safety in nonintubated thoracic anesthesia; Management of primary and secondary pneumothorax in nonintubated VATS; Treatment of pleural effusions with nonintubated VATS; Nonintubated VATS for chest infections; Nonintubated VATS lung biopsy for interstitial lung disease; Nonintubated VATS wedge resection of peripheral early lung cancer; Anatomical segmentectomy in nonintubated VATS; VATS lobectomy for lung cancer in nonintubated anesthesia; Nonintubated VATS tracheal and bronchial sleeve resection for lung cancer; Nonintubated tracheal surgery; Management of intraoperative crisis during nonintubated thoracic surgery; Team training for nonintubated thoracic surgery; and more!
This volume of Orthopedic Clinics will focus on Education and Professional Development in Orthopedics. Edited by members of a distinguished board from the Campbell Clinic, including Dr. Frederick Azar as editor-in-chief, each issue features several articles from the key subspecialty areas of knee and hip, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, foot and ankle, pediatrics, and trauma. Topics discussed in the issue will include but are not limited to: Surgical skills training using simulation for basic and complex hip and knee arthroplasty, Augmented Reality in Orthopedic Practice and Education, Development and implementation of an international curriculum for hip and knee arthroplasty, Orthopaedic Surgeon Wellness, Lifelong learning: the attending and educator in Orthopaedic trauma, Importance of Advocacy from the Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Role of Mentoring in the Professional Identity Formation of Medical Students, and Current State of the Residency Match.
Ophthalmic Surgery, edited by Drs. George Spaeth, Helen Danesh-Meyer, Ivan Goldberg, and Anselm Kampik, provides the detailed, full-color, step-by-step guidance you need to master essential ophthalmic surgery procedures. The international team of expert editors and contributors present coverage of the latest surgical developments and video demonstrations of key techniques across subspecialties, including cataract, cornea, refractive, glaucoma, oculoplastic, extra-ocular muscle, vitreoretinal, and ocular tumor procedures. What’s more, the fully searchable text, procedural videos, and a downloadable image gallery are all online at www.expertconsult.com, making this multimedia resource the key to performing confidently in the operating room. Refer to the most important steps in each procedure quickly and easily with an appendix of step-by-step hand notes. Perform a wide variety of procedures with confidence using the focused coverage that pinpoints essential information and avoids extraneous details. Get comprehensive coverage across key subspecialties—oculoplastic, strabismus, cornea, refractive, cataract, glaucoma, ocular tumors, and vitreoretinal—and master the basics for every common procedure. Access the fully searchable contents online at www.expertconsult.com, along with procedural videos and a downloadable image gallery. Apply the latest advances in laser surgery that have become standard practice with the new section on refractive surgery. Master key techniques thanks to more than four hours of narrated online videos that demonstrate procedures across eight subspecialties. Gain a more nuanced visual understanding through a new full-color art program with over 800 illustrations, updated and revised drawings, color images, and step-by-step illustrated procedures. Tap into the expertise of leading authorities in the field with a brand new editorial team from North America, Europe, and Australasia, as well as international contributors who provide global perspectives across all subspecialties in ophthalmic surgery.
In this issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics, guest editor Farid Shamji brings considerable expertise to the topic of Lung Cancer. Provides in-depth, clinical reviews on Lung Cancer, providing actionable insights for clinical practice. Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field; Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create these timely topic-based reviews.