Crash Course: Surgery , 3rd Edition

By Angeliki Kontoyannis, MBChB, BSc, MRCS and Helen Sweetland, MBChB, MD, FRCS(Ed)
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Provides the exam syllabus in one place!
Written by senior medical students or junior doctors - authors WHO REALLY UNDERSTAND today's exam situation!
Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text!
Full artwork programme, improved 'Hints and Tips' boxes, and 'Communication' boxes help you remember the key points!
Self-Assessment section - fully updated to reflect new curriculum requirements - helps you maximise your grade!
Solid, accurate, user-friendly coverage provides enough detail even for those aiming at distinction!
Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course offers students a fast way to recap on what they need to know to get through the exams with ease. Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, each book is prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors - under faculty supervision - to give them the correct level of information perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements. The series now includes improved pedagogic features and a fully revised self-assessment section, updated to meet current examination needs.
ISBN 9780723434757
Author Informaiton By Angeliki Kontoyannis, MBChB, BSc, MRCS, Specialty Registrar in General Surgery, Queen Mary's Hospital, London, UK and Helen Sweetland, MBChB, MD, FRCS(Ed), Reader in Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Cardiff University and Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust, Cardiff, UK
Table of Content I. The Patient Presents With

Acute Abdominal Pain


Vomiting, Haematemesis and Melaena

Change in Bowel Habit

Abdominal Mass and Distension

Rectal Bleeding

Anorectal Pain



Breast Lump

Neck Lump

Ischaemic Limb

Leg Ulcer

Groin Swelling

Scrotal Swelling


Urinary Difficulty

Skin Lesion


Abdominal Pain in Children

II. Diseases and Disorders

Oesophageal Disorders

Gastric and Duodenal Disorders

Disorders of the Small Intestine

Colonic Disorders

Anorectal Disorders

Hepatobiliary Disorders

Gynaecological Disorders

Abdominal Hernias

Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders

Neck Swellings

Breast Disorders

Vascular Disorders

Urological Disorders

Skin Lesions

Soft Tissue Disorders


Postoperative Care and Complications

Principles of Cancer Management

III. History, Examination and Common Investigations

Clerking a Surgical Patient

Examination of a Surgical Patient

Writing up a Surgical Clerking

Investigation of a Surgical Patient

Introduction to the operating theatre

IV. Self-assessment


Publication Date 24-07-2008
Pages 358
Trim 176x254
Stock Status In Stock
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