|Statement||[by] J. C. Angell.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 106 p.|
|Number of Pages||106|
|LC Control Number||76002196|
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Angell, J.C. (James Cyril). Acute abdomen for the man on the spot. London, Pitman Medical, (OCoLC) Get this from a library! The acute abdomen for the man on the spot. [J C Angell]. The "man on the spot" for whom this pithy little book is intended is the house officer facing the patient with a possible acute abdomen. Angell begins by explaining his intent to warn, console, and advise the inexperienced surgeon responsible for management decisions often at times when backup support is : Bernard Sigel. Acute abdomen is occasionally used synonymously with peritonitis. While this is not entirely incorrect, peritonitis is the more specific term, referring to inflammation of the peritoneum. It manifests on physical examination as rebound tenderness, or pain upon removal of pressure more than on application of pressure to the lty: Gastroenterology.
The Acute Abdomen for the Man on the Spot. Please click on the PDF icon to access. Abstract. Based on personal experiences and with many anecdotes, this book consists of pearls strung together in an expert and engaging style; as with pearls of any type the size and beauty vary. Anyone interested in acute abdominal conditions will enjoy. The book was well characterized by a reviewer of an earlier edition for The New England Journal of Medicine: "If only one book about surgery could be made available to physicians from all specialties, it should probably be Silen's recent revision of Cope's Early Diagnosis of the Acute Abdomen. Since the book first appeared more than 30 years. We have all been "on the spot" with an acute abdomen. Even though the author says the book is for the inexperienced surgeon, everyone from student to professor will enjoy and learn from this charming volume. It is written in a pleasing, chatty, discursive style. Although it is only pages long, Author: John Raffensperger. In the fourth edition he is listed as Z.C. on the title page. The first three editions have "ZETA" listed as the author. Of course from the first edition on, everyone knew who was the author. Cope's book The Early Diagnosis of the Acute Abdomen, which was the basis for his book The Diagnosis of the Acute Abdomen in Rhyme, was first published in.
This rare little book was mentioned in Abraham Verghese's medical novel, Cutting for Stone. It describes, in doggerel, how to recognize and diagnose abdominal conditions and diseases. It is Sir Zachary Cope's funny, shortened version of his classic textbook, The Early Diagnosis of the Acute Abdomen/5(11). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The diagnosis of the acute abdomen in rhyme by Cope, Zachary Sir, , H. K. Lewis edition, in English - 5th by: 4. The book was well characterized by a reviewer of an earlier edition for The New England Journal of Medicine: 'If only one book about surgery could be made available to physicians from all specialties, it should probably be Silen's recent revision of Cope's Early Diagnosis of the Acute Abdomen. Since the book first appeared, it has remained the. acute abdomen A relatively nonspecific symptom complex, in which a patient is first seen in a "toxic" state, complaining of incapacitating abdominal pain, variably accompanied by fever, and leukocytosis; AA may also be defined as an acute intra-abdominal inflammatory .