Landmark Papers in General Surgery

Hardcover | March 1, 2013

EditorGraham Mackay, Richard Molloy, Patrick ODwyer

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Landmark Papers in General Surgery will give surgeons, surgical trainees and other healthcare professionals an expert appraisal of key papers, and fast access to the evidence base behind current clinical practice in General Surgery. Each chapter draws together a fascinating selection of themost important clinical trials across every subspecialty within General Surgery, as selected and appraised by a panel of experts. Organised according to a common format, each discussion offers a clear structure by which to appraise the medical literature. Following a background summary of each trial, experts discuss the impact of the research and critique the methods used, giving the reader rapid understanding of the paper'splace within the wider field of research. This emphasis on the tools of critical appraisal is enhanced by an introductory chapter equipping the reader with the skills required to knowledgeably appraise a research paper.For clinicians needing to keep abreast of the vast scope of medical research, this book will prove an interesting and timesaving resource, but it will also appeal to allied health professionals keen to improve the depth of their understanding of surgery. By bringing together the evidence base withexpert guidance on critical appraisal, higher surgical trainees preparing for the academic and specialty sections of the FRCS exit examination will also find the text invaluable as a means of consolidating and nuancing their knowledge.

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Landmark Papers in General Surgery will give surgeons, surgical trainees and other healthcare professionals an expert appraisal of key papers, and fast access to the evidence base behind current clinical practice in General Surgery. Each chapter draws together a fascinating selection of themost important clinical trials across every su...

Graham MacKay is a consultant colorectal surgeon at Glasgow Royal Infirmary with an interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques. He qualified from Glasgow University where he also undertook a postgraduate MD degree in the field of perioperative care. During his training he carried out an Ethicon laparoscopic fellowship in advanc...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:376 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:March 1, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Prof. John Norrie: Methodological consideration in surgical trials2. Prof. Patrick O'Dwyer, Kathryn McCarthy: General surgery3. Graham MacKay Joey Crozier Lucia Chung: Emergency surgery4. Robert Stuart Simon Gibson Andrew Crumley: Oesophagogastric surgery5. Euan Dickson Gavin Bryce: Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery6. Richard Molloy Susan Moug: Colorectal surgery7. Paul Rogers Ron Eifell Tamim Siddiqui: Vascular surgery8. Marc Clancy Karen Stevenson: Transplant surgery9. Sheila Stallard Christopher Wilson Julie Doughty Elizabeth Mallon: Breast surgery10. Christopher Wilson Julie Doughty: Endocrine surgery11. Euan Dickson: Trauma