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Essential Surgical Practice

Higher Surgical Training in General Surgery, Fifth Edition, 5th Edition

By Alfred Cuschieri, George Hanna

CRC Press

1,076 pages

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Significant changes in surgical training have occurred over the past decade, with the inevitable progress towards specialization in the various surgical specialties. The current edition of Essential Surgical Practice: Higher Surgical Training in General Surgery reflects these latest developments with a new structure that accurately mirrors current

Table of Contents

General Section. Surgical biology and pathology. Surgical craft approaches and technologies. Risk assessment and prognostic indices in surgery. Care of the patient in the perioperative period. Patient-reported outcomes to evaluate surgery. Intensive and high dependency care. Anaemia, hypovolaemia and oedema. Cardiovascular pathophysiology. Pulmonary insufficiency. Renal insufficiency. Surgical infections and infestations. Surgical nutrition. Interventional radiology in general surgery. Trauma and the injured patient. Head injuries: pathophysiology and management. Specialist General Surgery. Disorders of the skin and soft tissues. Disorders of the breast. Disorders of the thyroid gland. Disorders of the parathyroid gland. Disorders of the adrenal glands. Disorders of the abdominal wall, peritoneal cavity and retroperitoneum. Disorders of the oesophagus. Disorders of the stomach and duodenum. Disorders of the liver. Disorders of the biliary tract. Disorders of the spleen and lymph nodes. Disorders of the pancreas. Bariatric surgery. Disorders of the small intestine and vermiform appendix. Disorders of the colon and rectum. Disorders of the anal canal.

About the Authors

Edited by:

Professor Sir Alfred Cuschieri, Institute of Medical Science and Technology, Universities of Dundee, UK

Professor George B. Hanna, Professor of Surgical Sciences, Department of Surgery & Cancer, Imperial College London, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Surgery / General