Tools of the Trade and Rules of the Road: A Surgical Guide
Edwin A. Deitch
Lippincott-Raven, 1997 - Medical - 367 pages
This ultimate resource reveals step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions - accompanied by superbly illustrated figures and diagrams - on virtually every phase of planning and executing a surgical procedure. You'll benefit from an unprecedented presentation of the "hows" and "whys" of surgery, which can lead to major strides in confidence and surgical care. By using Tools of the Trade and Rules of the Road: A Surgical Guide, you can be sure that the choices you make in the operating room are the right ones.
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