Surgical Same-Day Emergency Care 2nd Edition
This booklet offers guidance to
hospitals endeavouring to increase their day surgery rates for
emergency surgical care. It covers issues surrounding procedure and
patient selection, the principles of pathway planning for operative
and non-operative management of general surgery and orthopaedic
Authors: Doug McWhinnie, Ian Jackson, Arin
Saha, Deborah Thompson, Kim Russon. Edited by Jo Marsden.
Paperback: 24 pages.
Published: May 2020.
1. Surgical Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC)
2. Surgical assessment
3. The operative SDEC pathway
i. Procedure selection
ii. Patient selection iii. Admission
4. The non-operative SDEC pathway
5. Management of conditions suitable for SDEC
i. Abscess management
ii. Management of right iliac fossa pain
iii. Management of biliary conditions
iv. Management of orthopaedic & trauma SDEC patients, including choice of anaesthetic