Essentials of Clinical Surgery

By

  • Ian Franklin, MS, FRCS(GenSurg), Consultant Surgeon, Charing Cross and Kingston Hospitals, London; Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
  • Peter Dawson, MS, FRCS, Consultant Surgeon, Charing Cross Hospital, London; Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
  • Alex Rodway, MD FRCS(GenSurg), Senior Specialist Registrar, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London

2013 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Surgery!
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Book information

  • Published: May 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-4362-8


Table of Contents

SECTION I Introduction
1.General issues and legal aspects
2.Overview of surgery

SECTION II The general surgical take
3.Care of the critically ill surgical patient
4.Trauma
5.Common surgical emergencies

SECTION III The surgical specialties
6.Surgical oncology
7.Upper gastrointestinal disease and disorders of the small bowel
8.Hepatobiliary disease
9.Colorectal disorders
10.Breast disease
11.Endocrine surgery
12.Transplant surgery
13.Vascular and endovascular surgery
14.Cardiothoracic surgery
15.Hernia
16.Urology
17.Paediatric surgery
18.Plastic surgery
19.Orthopaedics
20.Disorders of the eye
21.Ear, nose and throat
22.Neurosurgery

SECTION IV: Practical skills in surgery
23.General operative principles
24.Simple practical procedures
25.Important steps in common operations

SECTION V Self-assessment
26. True/False questions and answers