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

Introduction Wounds
3
Trauma
4
Burns and grafts Shock Haemorrhage haemostasis and blood transfusion 7 Fluid and electrolyte management
7
Preoperative assessment and preparation
8
Anaesthesia
9
Critical care
10
Surgery and diabetes
11
Ulcers sinuses and fistulae
12
general principles
251
Injuries to the limbs
258
Diseases of bones and joints
271
Thorax
287
Breast
289
Thorax
298
Heart
311
Vascular system
317

Surgical infections
13
Neoplasia
14
Transplantation
15
Investigative procedures in surgery
16
Modern surgical materials
17
Miscellaneous
18
Oesophagus
19
Stomach and duodenum
20
Liver
21
Gallbladder
22
Pancreas peritoneum and mesentery
23
Spleen
24
viii
43
22
47
113
116
125
133
Colon and rectum
182
Anal canal
183
Hernia and abdominal wall
201
Genitourinary tract
209
Kidney
211
Urinary bladder
226
Prostate
232
Urethra and penis
238
Testis and scrotum
243
Musculoskeletal system
249
Arteries
319
Weins
330
Lymphatics and lymph nodes
335
Head and neck endocrines
339
Brain
341
Vertebral column spinal cord and nerves
350
Face and mouth
359
Neck
361
Thyroid
365
Parathyroids and adrenals 50 Skin
366
Answers to photoquiz
390
Index 179
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402
319
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Small intestine 390 392
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