This authoritative, highly illustrated text and color atlas provides a systematic guide to commonly performed minor surgical and dermatology procedures. Accompanied by video clips, this critical resource on skin and minor surgery is designed for all trainees and practitioners, including experienced surgeons, dermatologists, family doctors, nurses,
Essential Background Information. Facilities. Informed Consent, Record-Keeping, Documentation and Audit. Infection Control. Professional and Legal Issues, and Health and Safety At Work. Patient Assessment. Anatomical Hazards and Pitfalls. Local and Regional Anaesthetic Agents. Postoperative Management. Knowledge: Diagnosis and Management. Skin Lesions. Dermoscopy. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Dupuytren's Contracture, Trigger Finger and Ganglia: Knowledge. Vasectomy: Knowledge. Toenail Problems That May Require Surgery. Essential Generic Skills. Communication. Local Anaesthesia and Minor Surgical Procedures. Resuscitation. Basic Surgical Techniques. Haemostasis. Dermatological Techniques and Tips. Additional Surgical Skills And Procedures. Other Surgical Procedures: Cysts and Lipomas. Minor Casualties. Carpal Tunnel, Dupuytren's Contracture, Trigger Finger and Ganglia: Skills. Vasectomy: Skills. Toenail Surgery. Advanced Surgical Procedures. Electrosurgery. Index.