A Guide to Understanding Your Operation
by Paul Ruggieri, M.D.
Text, for consumers, on what to expect if you are scheduled for surgery. Includes what questions to ask the surgeon, what doctors learn from preoperative lab tests, how to ensure your pain is adequately managed, common complications of surgery, how to prepare for recovery at home, types of anesthesia and their effects, and more. Trim size: 8 x 7 inches. Softcover.