Fundamentals of Surgical Practice

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Andrew N. Kingsnorth, Aljafri A. Majid
Cambridge University Press, Apr 27, 2006 - Medical - 556 pages
This is the new, expanded and updated edition of the key text currently available for the first stages of the MRCS examination. Mirroring the exam syllabus, it offers the trainee a clear understanding of the core knowledge required for examination success and incorporates new material reflecting recent developments and the new examination. The chapters have been written by acknowledged experts, many of whom are themselves involved in the training and examining of candidates. Designed to achieve maximum efficiency in learning, the content provides ample detail, key points and suggestions for further reading. In addition to a detailed index, each chapter has its own table of contents to enhance ease of use. It will be indispensable for the new trainee, and will also provide established surgeons and other healthcare professionals working in the surgical environment with a modern, authoritative overview of the key areas of surgical practice.

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About the author (2006)

Professor Andrew Kingsnorth is a Consultant Surgeon at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth and Professor of Surgery at Peninsula Medical School, University of Plymouth. He is currently an associate editor of the International Journal of Surgical Investigation and has been an editorial board member for the British Journal of Surgery (1996-999). Professor Kingsnorth also spent many years as a member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (1994-2000) and has published over 300 articles and invited chapters in 30 books, as well as co-editing six books and co-authoring one book.

Aljafri Majid is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur and Professor in the Department of Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. He is also a member of the Panel of Examiners for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

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