Hypnosis has been proven to be effective for reducing the pain associated with acute injuries and medical procedures. In this edited volume, written by and for clinicians, ten highly experienced physicians, psychologists, and therapists from around the world describe the hypnotic strategies they have found to be most effective for acute pain management.
Join us for a anesthesia adventure as Nathaniel and his parents learn what to expect on his day of surgery. This interactive story allows children to understand a few essential pieces about the perioperative process which will encourage them to participate and reduce their anxiety on the day of their surgery.
Join us for a anesthesia adventure as Evan and his parents learn what to expect on his day of surgery. This interactive story allows children to understand a few essential pieces about the perioperative process which will encourage them to participate and reduce their anxiety on the day of their surgery.
So, your doctor told you that you need a colonoscopy or an upper endoscopy (EGD). The procedure has been explained to you, but there’s one part that still seems frightening and mysterious: the anesthesia. What should you expect?
CSEA (combined spinal-epidural anesthesia) and CSEGA (combined spinal-epidural-general anesthesia) are new modalities of anesthesia for almost any patient at any age. This book highlights the subject from various points of view. It can be used as an Opioid Free Anesthesia (OFA).
A calm and positive mental state might help natural recovery take place more quickly. "Imagine Healing: Using Guided Imagery to Help You Heal" activates your innate healing capabilities, reduces both pre- and postoperative pain (emotional, mental, and physical), and turns what might have been seen as life-threatening into an opportunity for personal growth and an enhanced sense of well-being.
Here's the first book-length biography of Ernest A. Codman (1869-1940), "father of shoulder surgery" and pioneer in outcomes research. This book vividly recalls Codman's career, including his breakthrough idea that patients' progress should be followed long enough to determine if their treatments are working.
Endometriosis affects more than 9,000,000 women in the U.S. and many more worldwide - what every woman needs to know! How does an outwardly healthy 47-year old woman's "routine hysterectomy" become an 18-day ordeal spanning two hospitals, four surgeries, and more than $400,000 in medical bills? The answer, undiagnosed endometriosis. A patients perspective on morbidity and mortality.
The hours are inhumane.
The people are insane.
But you literally hold someone's life in your hands.
And the one thing that nobody told me before I plunged hands-first into my surgical rotation, the thing I had to discover for myself, was that, compared to anything else in medicine,
every blood-spattered second of surgery is so much fun.