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:
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.
Principles and Methods of Investigation
Principles and Methods of Management
Bacterial and Viral Infections
General and Facial Appearances
The Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues
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 Arteries, Veins and Lymphatics
The Mouth, Tongue and Lips
The Neck and the Salivary Glands
The Thoracic Cage, Lungs and Heart
The Abdominal Wall and Groin
Other Abdominal Symptoms, Masses, the Spleen and Obesity Surgery
The Colon, Rectum and Anus
The Urinary Tract
The External Genitalia