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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: After Your Surgery
15Anesthesia: Before You Receive Anesthesia
16Anesthesia: General Anesthesia
17Anesthesia: Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC)
18Anesthesia: Regional Anesthesia
20Bariatric Surgery: Laparoscopic Adjustable Banding
21Bariatric Surgery: Possible Risks and Complications
22Bariatric Surgery: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
23Bariatric Surgery: Your Surgical Experience
24Bathroom Safety After Surgery
25Biliopancreatic Diversion Surgery with Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS)
26Blood Management
27Breast Biopsy, Percutaneous
28Breast Reconstruction with Flap Procedures
29Breast Reconstruction with Implants
30Caring for Yourself After Hysterectomy
32Choosing an Agent
33Cleaning Your Tracheostomy
34Colorectal Surgery: Recovering in the Hospital and at Home
35Colostomy: Caring for Your Stoma
36Colostomy: Changing Your Pouch
37Colostomy: Irrigating Your Colostomy
38Colostomy: Nutritional Management
39Colostomy: Selecting Your Pouch
40Common Thyroid Problems
41Deciding on Bariatric Surgery
42Diagnosing Hemorrhoids
44Evaluating Thyroid Problems
45Exercises After Breast Surgery: Ball Squeeze, Arm Cross, Broom Stretch
46Exercises After Breast Surgery: Wall Climb, Chicken Wing
47Getting Your Breast Biopsy Results
48Having Bowel Surgery: Continent Ileostomy
49Having Bowel Surgery: Ileoanal Pouch
50Having Bowel Surgery: Limited Bowel Resection
51Having Bowel Surgery: Proctocolectomy with Permanent Ileostomy
52Having Carotid Endarterectomy
53Having Hernia Surgery: Patch Repair
54Having Hernia Surgery: Traditional Repair
55Having Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
56Having Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
57Having Laparoscopic Hernia Repair: TAPP
58Having Laparoscopic Hernia Repair: TEP
59Having Open Colon Surgery
60Having Rectal Surgery
61Hernia Repair Surgery
62How a Hernia Develops
63Hysterectomy: Surgical Procedures
64Hysterectomy: Your Experience
65Ileostomy: Caring For Your Stoma
66Ileostomy: Changing Your Pouch
67Ileostomy: Dealing with a Food Blockage
68Ileostomy: Emptying Your Pouch
69Ileostomy: Nutritional Management
70Ileostomy: Selecting Your Pouch
71Incision Care: Abdomen
72Incision Care: Chest
73Inflammatory Breast Cancer
74IV Care: Clean Setup
75IV Care: TPN (Total Parenteral Nutrition) Therapy
76IV Care: Using IV Antibiotics
77Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Your Experience
78Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Your Home Recovery
79Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Your Hospital Recovery
80Life Support (Treatment Choices)
81Liver Biopsy
83Making Bariatric Surgery Work for You
85Mastectomy: After Surgery
86Mastectomy: Follow-Up Care
87Mastectomy: Healing at Home
88Ostomy Care: Emptying Your Pouch
89Parathyroid Surgery
90Parathyroid Surgery: Diagnostic Tests
91Pelvic Laparoscopy
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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