Introduction to Surgical Instruments and Procedures

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Elsevier India, 2008 - 280 pages
This book has been designed for undergraduates preparing for the final year MBBS examination in surgery. The book begins with a detailed classification of instruments according to their use, followed by the points for identification. It, then provides an elaborate description of different operative procedures used as well as sterilization methods of instruments. Finally, a separate chapter X-rays Commonly Asked during Examination , has also been added to help students face viva-voce. The question-answer format of the book including the frequently asked questions would greatly help students in preparing for their exams.

About the Author : - MM Kapur, Professor (formerly) of Surgery, AIIMS, New Delhi, obtained his MBBS and FRCS degrees from Calcutta University and Royal College of Surgeons, London in 1955 and 1961, respectively. From 1964 to 1986, he imparted teaching and training to undergraduate and postgraduate students at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Due to his distinguished service to the speciality of surgery he was conferred Commonwealth Fellowship in 1968-69 and was awarded WHO Visiting Scientist Award in 1978. For a brief period (1989-92), he was Regional Advisor, Medical Research, WHO South East Asia Regional Office, New Delhi.

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simplified, straight to point. Good book!!


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