ISBN-10:
019969947X
ISBN-13:
9780199699476
Pub. Date:
05/05/2013
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery / Edition 4

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery / Edition 4

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Overview

This bestselling Oxford Handbook has been thoroughly revised for the new edition to include brand new chapters on Paediatric Orthopaedics and Common Surgical Procedures, as well as new presentations, illustrations, and new anatomy and emergency indexes to aid quick reference. It is an invaluable tool for junior surgical trainees, medical students, nursing, paramedical, and rehabilitation staff.

The handbook covers the assessment and preparation of the patient, anaesthesia and critical care, inflammation, wound healing and infection, and the key components of general surgical practice, as well as chapters on other surgical specialties, including plastic, paediatric, and orthopaedic surgery. There are step-by-step descriptions of common operative surgical techniques, practical hints and procedures, and information on signs, symptoms and rarities. Emergency presentations are clearly identified for rapid reference and investigations and management plans are set out in a clear and easy-to-follow way. Surgically relevant anatomy and physiology has been expanded for each area, quick reference symbols ensure the reader is guided to key facts, and there is an increased focus on evidence-based practice with key references throughout.

A cut above the rest, this is the essential guide to clinical surgery and the surgical specialities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199699476
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/05/2013
Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 4.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Mr Neil Borley trained at Guy's Hospital Medical School, Cambridge, Canterbury and Oxford. He is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon with an interest in the education and training of undergraduate and postgraduate students of basic sciences and surgery. He is also an examiner in surgery.

Table of Contents

1. Good surgical practice
2. Principles of surgery
3. Surgical pathology
4. Practical procedures
5. Head and neck surgery
6. Breast and endocrine surgery
7. Upper gastrointestinal surgery
8. Liver, pancreatic, and biliary surgery
9. Abdominal wall
10. Urology
11. Colorectal surgery
12. Paediatric surgery
13. Paediatric orthopaedic surgery
14. Major trauma
15. Orthopaedic surgery
16. Plastic surgery
17. Cardiothoracic surgery
18. Peripheral vascular disease
19. Transplantation
20. Surgery in tropical diseases
21. Common surgical procedures
22. Eponymous terms and rarities

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