Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery

Paperback | March 20, 2013

EditorGreg McLatchie, Neil Borley, Joanna Chikwe

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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 aninvaluable 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 andeasy-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.

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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 aninvaluable tool for junior surgical trainees, medica...

Greg McLatchie is Consultant Surgeon at Hartlepool General Hospital in Hartlepool, UK. 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....

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:832 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.01 inPublished:March 20, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019969947X

ISBN - 13:9780199699476

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Table of Contents

1. Good surgical practice2. Principles of surgery3. Surgical pathology4. Practical procedures5. Head and neck surgery6. Breast and endocrine surgery7. Upper gastrointestinal surgery8. Liver, pancreatic, and biliary surgery9. Abdominal wall10. Urology11. Colorectal surgery12. Paediatric surgery13. Paediatric orthopaedic surgery14. Major trauma15. Orthopaedic surgery16. Plastic surgery17. Cardiothoracic surgery18. Peripheral vascular disease19. Transplantation20. Surgery in tropical diseases21. Common surgical procedures22. Eponymous terms and rarities

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"...provides a succinct surgical guide for junior residents and medical students...the book is a needed addition to the surgical literature." --Doody's Notes March 08