Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence

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Jeffrey A. Norton, Philip S. Barie, Ralph R. Bollinger, Alfred E. Chang, Stephen Lowry, Sean J. Mulvihill, Harvey I. Pass, Robert W. Thompson
Springer, Aug 26, 2008 - Medical - 2442 pages
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A new edition of an instant classic Features fully revised and updated information on the evidence-based practice of surgery Includes significant new sections on trauma and critical care on the often challenging surgical care of unique populations "the ambitious undertaking of creating an evidence-based textbook of surgery has largely succeeded and I heartily recommend it. Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence have something for everyone, from the newest surgical resident to the established surgeon in practice." JAMA on the First Edition "During a period of numerous adventures in the textbook arena, this is different in focus and quality reader friendly with excellent illustrations and 200 evidence-based tables" Archives of Surgery on the First Edition "The text is clearly written, and the chapters are well illustrated...Chief residents in surgery preparing for their board examinations will find this book especially helpful, because the chapters deal in a comprehensive way with the nine major areas of general surgery identified by the American Board of Surgery." New England Journal of Medicine on the First Edition ."a strong text for the general surgeon, regardless of training status, academic affiliation, or practice venue. There is much here for everyone. The work is current, fairly complete, objective, and very readable compared with other general surgical textbooks." Surgical Infections on the First Edition. The second edition of Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence features fully revised and updated information on the evidence-based practice of surgery, significant new sections on trauma and critical care on the often challenging surgical care of unique populations; (elderly, pediatric, immunocompromised, and obese patients). The internationally recognized editors and authors have maintained their evidence-based approach throughout the text with thoughtful and timely new chapters on the pre- and post-operat

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About the author (2008)

Pass is Professor of Surgery and Oncology at Wayne State University, Head of Thoracic Oncology at the Karmanos Cancer Institute, and Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the John A. Dingell VA Hospital in Detroit.

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