Basic Surgical Techniques book cover

Basic Surgical Techniques

The Sixth Edition of this highly regarded title for surgical trainees gives clear, concise guidance on all aspects of acquiring surgical skills to ensure operative success. The full range of surgical procedures is comprehensively reviewed in a clear ‘how-to-do-it’ style, which consolidates the skills learnt both in theatre and on training courses. This new edition has been completely updated throughout, with all the illustrations redrawn in full colour. Each chapter is introduced with a key points box, which briefly summarises the major issues that are covered. International experts from the Middle East, Australia, Asia, North America and Europe have reviewed and added their comments to the text.

Basic surgical trainees / MRCS candidates

Paperback, 216 Pages

Published: February 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3390-2


  • Handling yourself

    Handling instruments
    Handling threads
    Handling ducts and cavities
    Handling blood vessels
    Handling skin
    Handling connective and soft tissues
    Handling bone and joints
    Handling dissection
    Handling bleeding
    Handling drains
    Handling infection
    Handling minimal access surgery

    Handling craft skills


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