Principles and Practice of Surgery , 7th Edition

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Edited by O. James Garden, BS MB ChB MD FRCS(Glas) FRCS(Ed) FRCP(Ed) FRACS(Hon) FRCScan(Hon) and Rowan W Parks, MBBCh BAO MD FRCSI FRCS(Ed)
ISBN
9780702068591
Publication Date
28-07-2017
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  • A three-section textbook of surgical principles and regional clinical surgery.
  • The textbook presents a comprehensive account of international surgical practice, taking into account variations in the disease patterns and management approaches throughout the world.
  • Superbly presented with line drawings, high quality radiographic images and colour photographs.
  • Presented in similar form to its sister textbook Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine.
  • Full online and ebook version available as part of Student Consult.

Principles and Practice of Surgery is the surgical companion textbook to the international medical bestseller Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine. It is a comprehensive textbook for both the surgical student and trainee, guiding the reader through key core surgical topics which are encountered throughout an integrated medical curriculum as well as in subsequent clinical practice. Although sharing the same format and style as Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine, this text is complete in itself, thus enabling the student to appreciate both the medical and surgical implications of diseases encountered in surgical wards.


Key Features
  • A three-section textbook of surgical principles and regional clinical surgery.
  • The textbook presents a comprehensive account of international surgical practice, taking into account variations in the disease patterns and management approaches throughout the world.
  • Superbly presented with line drawings, high quality radiographic images and colour photographs.
  • Presented in similar form to its sister textbook Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine.
  • Full online and ebook version available as part of Student Consult.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702068591
Author Informaiton Edited by O. James Garden, BS MB ChB MD FRCS(Glas) FRCS(Ed) FRCP(Ed) FRACS(Hon) FRCScan(Hon), Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery, Clinical Surgery, University of Edinburgh; Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK. and Rowan W Parks, MBBCh BAO MD FRCSI FRCS(Ed) , Professor of Surgical Sciences, Clinical Surgery, The University of Edinburgh; Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Published Reviews

"Although a book for medical students, it is likely that medical students who use this during their clerkship will find it of continuing use during residency and beyond...This is a nice compact textbook that, while designed for the U.K. and an international readership, will be of value to any students in the U.S. who consult it." Reviewed by Carol Scott-Conner, MD, PhD, MBA (University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics)

 

Table of Content

SECTION 1 PRINCIPLES OF PERIOPERATIVE CARE

  • Metabolic response to injury, fluid and electrolyte balance and shock
  • Transfusion of blood components and plasma products
  • Nutritional support in surgical patients
  • Infections and antibiotics
  • Ethics, pre-operative considerations, anaesthesia and analgesia
  • Principles of the surgical management of cancer
  • Trauma and multiple injury
  • Practical procedures and patient investigation
  • Post-operative care and complications
  • Evidence-based practice and professional development

SECTION 2 GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY

  • The abdominal wall and hernia
  • The acute abdomen and intestinal obstruction
  • The oesophagus, stomach and duodenum
  • The liver and biliary tract
  • The pancreas and spleen
  • The small and large intestine
  • The anorectum

SECTION 3 SURGICAL SPECIALTIES

  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • The breast
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Vascular and endovascular surgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Urological surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Transplantation surgery
  • Ear, nose and throat surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery
Publication Date 28-07-2017
Pages 568
Trim 265h x 195w mm
Stock Status In Stock
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