Textbook of Surgery
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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Preface to the Second Edition
Burns and grafts
Haemorrhage haemostasis and blood
Fluid and electrolyte management
8 Preoperative assessment and preparation
Urethra and penis
Surgery and diabetes
Investigative procedures in surgery
Stomach and duodenum
Pancreas peritoneum and mesentery
Vertebral column spinal cord and nerves
Face and mouth
Parathyroids and adrenals
Answers to photoquiz
abdominal abscess acid acute anaesthesia antibiotics artery bacteria bile biopsy bladder bleeding blood bone bowel breast cancer carcinoma cardiac cardiac output carried catheter cause cavity cells chemotherapy chest chronic Clinical features colon common commonly complications condition congenital CT scan cyst develop diagnosis dilated disease distal dose drainage drugs duct excision fistula fluid fracture function gallbladder gangrene gastric goitre haemorrhage healing hepatic hernia hypothyroidism incision increased infection injury intestinal intravenous joint kidney lesion ligament limb liver loss lung lymph nodes malignant mastectomy metastases muscle neck nerve normal obstruction occurs oedema oesophagus operation organ pain pancreatitis patient pelvis perforation peritoneal present pressure produce prostate pulmonary radiotherapy rectum reduced removed renal resection rupture serum severe skin stone surgery surgical suture symptoms syndrome therapy thyroid tion tissue trauma treatment tube tumour ulcer ultrasound ureter urethra urinary urine usually vein venous vessels wall wound x,ray