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General Surgery


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1Advance Medical Directive
2After an Appendectomy
3After Bariatric Surgery: The First 6 Weeks
4After Bowel Surgery: Recovering in the Hospital and at Home
5After Gallbladder Surgery
6After Hernia Surgery
7After Peripheral Artery Bypass Surgery: At Home
8After Peripheral Artery Bypass Surgery: In the Hospital
9After Thoracoscopy
10After Thyroid Surgery
11After Thyroid Surgery (Thyroidectomy)
12After Tonsillectomy/Adenoidectomy
13An Agent's Role for Durable Power of Attorney
14Anesthesia: Before You Receive Anesthesia
15Anesthesia: General Anesthesia
16Anesthesia: Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC)
17Anesthesia: Regional Anesthesia
19Bariatric Surgery: Laparoscopic Adjustable Banding
20Bariatric Surgery: Possible Risks and Complications
21Bariatric Surgery: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
22Bariatric Surgery: Your Surgical Experience
23Bathroom Safety After Surgery
24Biliopancreatic Diversion Surgery with Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS)
25Blood Management
26Breast Reconstruction with Flap Procedures
27Breast Reconstruction with Implants
28Caring for Yourself After Hysterectomy
30Choosing an Agent
31Cleaning Your Tracheostomy
32Colorectal Surgery: Recovering in the Hospital and at Home
33Colostomy: Caring for Your Stoma
34Colostomy: Changing Your Pouch
35Colostomy: Irrigating Your Colostomy
36Colostomy: Managing Your Nutrition
37Colostomy: Selecting Your Pouch
38Common Thyroid Problems
39Deciding on Bariatric Surgery
40Diagnosing Hemorrhoids
41Discharge Instructions: After Your Surgery
43Evaluating Thyroid Problems
44Exercises After Breast Surgery: Ball Squeeze, Arm Cross, Broom Stretch
45Exercises After Breast Surgery: Wall Climb, Chicken Wing
46Getting Your Breast Biopsy Results
47Having Bowel Surgery: Continent Ileostomy
48Having Bowel Surgery: Ileoanal Pouch
49Having Bowel Surgery: Limited Bowel Resection
50Having Bowel Surgery: Proctocolectomy with Permanent Ileostomy
51Having Carotid Endarterectomy
52Having Hernia Surgery: Patch Repair
53Having Hernia Surgery: Traditional Repair
54Having Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
55Having Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
56Having Laparoscopic Hernia Repair: TAPP
57Having Laparoscopic Hernia Repair: TEP
58Having Open Colon Surgery
59Having Rectal Surgery
60Hernia Repair Surgery
61How a Hernia Develops
62Hysterectomy: Surgical Procedures
63Hysterectomy: Your Experience
64Ileostomy: Caring For Your Stoma
65Ileostomy: Changing Your Pouch
66Ileostomy: Dealing with a Food Blockage
67Ileostomy: Emptying Your Pouch
68Ileostomy: Nutritional Management
69Ileostomy: Selecting Your Pouch
70Incision Care: Abdomen
71Incision Care: Chest
72Inflammatory Breast Cancer
73IV Care: Clean Setup
74IV Care: Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Therapy
75IV Care: Using IV Antibiotics
76Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Your Experience
77Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Your Home Recovery
78Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Your Hospital Recovery
79Life Support
80Liver Biopsy
82Making Bariatric Surgery Work for You
84Mastectomy: After Surgery
85Mastectomy: Follow-Up Care
86Mastectomy: Healing at Home
87Ostomy Care: Emptying Your Pouch
88Parathyroid Surgery
89Parathyroid Surgery: Diagnostic Tests
90Pelvic Laparoscopy
91Percutaneous Breast Biopsy
92Peripheral Artery Bypass Surgery
93Problems Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Can Treat
94Problems That Hysterectomy Can Treat
95Recovering from Colorectal Surgery
96Recovering from Hysterectomy
97Reducing Your Risk for Lymphedema After Breast Surgery
98Removing Life Support
99Role of the Thyroid
100Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
101Suctioning Your Tracheostomy
102Surgery for Appendicitis
103Surgery for GERD (Fundoplication)
104Surgery for Lung Cancer
105Surgical Breast Biopsy: Types of Biopsies
106Surgical Breast Biopsy: Your Experience
107Thinking About Hysterectomy
110Thoracotomy: Your Home Recovery
111Thoracotomy: Your Hospital Recovery
112Thrombosed Hemorrhoids
113Thyroid Surgery
115Tracheostomy Care
116Treating Gallstones
117Treating Hemorrhoids: Removal
118Treating Hemorrhoids: Self-Care
119Treating Hemorrhoids: Surgery
120Treating Thyroid Problems
121Types of Colon Resections
122Types of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
123Types of Surgery for Breast Cancer
124Understanding DNR Orders
125Understanding Hemorrhoids
126Understanding Hyperparathyroidism
127Understanding Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
128Understanding Lung Surgery
129Understanding Peripheral Artery Disease
130Understanding the Liver Biopsy Procedure
131Understanding the Parathyroid Glands
132What are Gallstones?
133What Is a Colostomy?
134What Is a Hernia?
135What Is a Hiatal Hernia?
136What is a Sentinel Lymph Node Breast Biopsy?
137What Is an Ileostomy?
138What Is Appendicitis?
139What Is a Tracheostomy?

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