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Browse's Introduction Set

1st Edition

Edited by Norman L. Browse, John Black, Kevin G. Burnand, Steven A. Corbett, William E.G. Thomas

CRC Press

1,200 pages

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Paperback: 9781482242607
pub: 2014-12-18
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This set contains the latest edition of the world-renowned Browse's Introduction to the Symptoms & Signs of Surgical Disease together with its companion Browse's Introduction to the Investigation and Management of Surgical Disease. It provides complete coverage of the surgical curriculum at the undergraduate level and is also an ideal companion for candidates in preparation for MRCS and equivalent postgraduate examinations.

Browse's Introduction to the Symptoms & Signs of Surgical Disease

Written for medical students and junior doctors, the fifth edition of this essential textbook has been fully revised and updated, including additional illustrations and photographs. The text teaches the clinical symptoms and signs of surgical disease, stressing the importance of a thorough history and bedside examination. Presenting the symptoms and signs in a formalized, systematic manner, it describes in detail the techniques of clinical examination, enabling students to elicit key symptoms and make sound clinical decisions.

Browse's Introduction to the Investigation and Management of Surgical Disease

This volumeprovides clear insight into how the pathological features and extent of disease dictate necessary diagnostic investigations and treatment.

The content is highly structured, with each chapter divided into three sections:

    • Relevant Pathologyprovides a brief description of the important pathological features of the disease relevant to the clinical diagnosis, investigations, and treatment
    • Investigationscovers significant clinical findings, including radiological, biochemical, haematological, immunological, pathological, and genetic
    • Treatmentreviews all aspects of management

Other key features include morethan 300 high-quality clinical photographs and 60 color line drawings to enhance textual explanations, as well as learning and review boxes to aid understanding and provide a tool for self-assessment. The bookis essential reading for all medical students undertaking a surgical rotation or preparing for their surgical exams.

Table of Contents

Principles and Methods of Investigation

Principles and Methods of Management

Bacterial and Viral Infections

General and Facial Appearances

The Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues

Major Trauma

Fractures, Joint Injuries and Diseases of Bones

The Bones, Joints and Soft Tissues of the Upper Limb

The Bones, Joints and Soft Tissues of the Lower Limb

The Spine

The Arteries, Veins and Lymphatics

The Mouth, Tongue and Lips

The Neck and the Salivary Glands

The Thoracic Cage, Lungs and Heart

The Breast

The Abdominal Wall and Groin

Abdominal Pain

Other Abdominal Symptoms, Masses, the Spleen and Obesity Surgery

The Colon, Rectum and Anus

The Urinary Tract

The External Genitalia

About the Editors

Norman L. Browse KT MD FRCS FRCP
Professor of Surgery, Emeritus, University of London, UK
Honorary Consulting Surgeon, St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK
Past-President, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK

John Black MD FRCS
Consultant Surgeon, Worcester Royal Hospital, UK
President, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK

Kevin G. Burnand MS FRCS MBBS
Professor of Vascular Surgery, Emeritus, and Former Chairman of the Academic Department of Surgery and Anaesthesia in the Cardiovascular Division of King's College at the St Thomas' Campus, London, UK
Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Steven A. Corbett BSc PhD FRCS FRCS(Tr&Orth)
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

William E. G. Thomas MS FRCS
Consultant Surgeon, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Senior Lecturer in Surgery, University of Sheffield, UK
Vice President and Member of Council, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Surgery / General