Hunt & Marshall's Clinical Problems in SurgeryEdited by
- Julian Smith, MBBS, MS(Melb), FRACS, FACS, FCSANZ, Head, Department of Surgery, Monash University; Head, Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit, Monash Medical Centre; Medical Director, Specialty Program, Southern Health
- Jane Fox, MBBS, FRACS, Breast and General Surgeon, Southern Health; Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Monash University
- Alan Saunder, MBBS, FRACS, Head, Vascular Surgery Unit, Monash Medical Centre; Medical Director Surgery Program, Southern Health. Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Monash University
- Ming Kon Yii, MBBS, FRACS, Vascular and Transplant Surgeon, Southern Health; Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Monash University
Hunt & Marshalls Clinical Problems in Surgery discusses common problems encountered in the clinical practice of surgery and how to solve and treat them. The approach of the text will be to encourage diagnostic economy, and to this end students will be assisted to develop skills in pattern recognition, appreciation of the natural history and prognosis of individual problems and their causative diseases, and an ability to come to the core of the patients presenting problem, while maintaining an holistic approach to the unique requirements of the individual patient. The text is designed to help the student understand the questions raised at each level of the of the diagnostic, therapeutic and overall decision making tree and thereby to construct an appropriate pathway of management for each clinical problem.
Undergraduate medical students undertaking clinical experience in surgery throughout the duration of the medical course in a post graduate medical course this will begin in years 2/3.
Paperback, 608 Pages
Published: June 2010
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Preface Intoduction to the problem orientated clinical approach Section A - Regional clinical problems Chapter 1 Integument Chapter 2 Head and neck Chapter 3 Breast Chapter 4 Chest and chest wall Chapter 5 Back Chapter 6 limbs Chapter 7 Abdomen and gut Chapter 8 Groin, scrotum and abdominal wall Chapter 9 Urogenital problems Section B - General problems in surgical patients Chapter 10 Pre-operative medical problems in surgical patients Chapter 11 Post-operative problems Chapter 12 Problems in surgical intensive care or high dependency unit Section C - The injured patient Chapter 13 Problems in the injured patient