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Crash Course: Surgery

Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course offers students a fast way to recap on what they need to know to get through the exams with ease. Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, each book is prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors - under faculty supervision - to give them the correct level of information perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements. The series now includes improved pedagogic features and a fully revised self-assessment section, updated to meet current examination needs.

Audience
Undergraduate medical students – revision aid

Paperback, 358 Pages

Published: July 2008

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-7234-3475-7

Contents

  • I. The Patient Presents With

    Acute Abdominal Pain

    Dyspepsia

    Vomiting, Haematemesis and Melaena

    Change in Bowel Habit

    Abdominal Mass and Distension

    Rectal Bleeding

    Anorectal Pain

    Jaundice

    Dysphagia

    Breast Lump

    Neck Lump

    Ischaemic Limb

    Leg Ulcer

    Groin Swelling

    Scrotal Swelling

    Haematuria

    Urinary Difficulty

    Skin Lesion

    Anaemia

    Abdominal Pain in Children


    II. Diseases and Disorders

    Oesophageal Disorders

    Gastric and Duodenal Disorders

    Disorders of the Small Intestine

    Colonic Disorders

    Anorectal Disorders

    Hepatobiliary Disorders

    Gynaecological Disorders

    Abdominal Hernias

    Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders

    Neck Swellings

    Breast Disorders

    Vascular Disorders

    Urological Disorders

    Skin Lesions

    Soft Tissue Disorders

    Trauma

    Postoperative Care and Complications

    Principles of Cancer Management


    III. History, Examination and Common Investigations

    Clerking a Surgical Patient

    Examination of a Surgical Patient

    Writing up a Surgical Clerking

    Investigation of a Surgical Patient

    Introduction to the operating theatre


    IV. Self-assessment

    MCQs, EMQs, SAQs


    Index

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