Textbook of Surgery

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CRC Press, Dec 23, 1997 - Medical - 410 pages
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An introduction for undergraduate medical students and physicians, this text covers the general principles of surgical practice. Designed as an entry point into the broad field of surgery, it provides an overall perspective of all the major organ systems, while updating readers with the latest imaging methods and biochemical investigations. Full colour figures accompany the cases discussed and photoquizzes check knowledge on specialist subjects, making this volume ideal for rapid revision.
With unusual and intriguing illustrations, this book can be read easily, providing a fascinating introduction for the young student entering the surgical world.
  

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Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
ix
Introduction 3
xv
Trauma
14
Burns and grafts
22
Shock
33
Haemorrhage haemostasis and blood
40
Fluid and electrolyte management
50
8 Preoperative assessment and preparation
60
Spleen
167
Kidney
211
Urinary bladder
226
Prostate
232
Urethra and penis
238
general principles
251
50
267
68
289

Critical care
68
Surgery and diabetes
76
Surgical infections
83
Neoplasia
95
Transplantation
106
Investigative procedures in surgery
113
Oesophagus
125
Stomach and duodenum
133
Liver
144
Gallbladder
152
Pancreas peritoneum and mesentery
159
76
298
79
311
106
322
116
330
Brain
341
Vertebral column spinal cord and nerves
350
Face and mouth
359
Neck
369
Parathyroids and adrenals
382
Answers to photoquiz
390
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