Clinical Manual of Surgery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131237953, 9788131238714

Clinical Manual of Surgery

1st Edition

Authors: S Rao
eBook ISBN: 9788131238714
Paperback ISBN: 9788131237953
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 29th September 2014
Page Count: 962

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With the intension that the students enter the clinical side with a clear concept, this clinical surgery manual is presented with a step-by-step approach. The chapters are designed in such a way that the students come to a diagnosis with an orderly approach. The value addition to this manual is the analysis of symptoms done individually in every chapter for making the understanding very clear. This manual has been evolved to rekindle the interest in students, the desire to improve the art of clinical diagnosis, and will be useful to any surgery student at any level, more importantly the undergraduates.

Key Features

• More than 1800 colour photographs are used to enhance clarity
• Clear drawings complement the chapters where photographs cannot be used
• Covers all branches of surgery, including Gynaecology, Orthopaedics and ENT with the equal importance as the other chapters.
• Chapters written by meticulously chosen recognized and experienced teachers 
• First multi-author clinical surgery manual from India

Table of Contents

Part I General

1. Introduction

S. Devaji Rao

2. Patient and the Surgeon

N. Mohan

3. Eliciting History

S. Devaji Rao, A. Chandrasekhar Rao

4. General Physical Examination

S. Devaji Rao

Part II Symptoms and Signs

5. Dysphagia

S. Devaji Rao

6. Constipation

S. Devaji Rao

7. Obstructive Jaundice

S. Devaji Rao

8. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage

S. Devaji Rao

9. Lumps and Swellings

S. Devaji Rao

10. Ulcers

S. Devaji Rao

11. Sinuses and Fistulae

S. Devaji Rao

Part III System and Region Based Diseases

A. Circulatory Systems

12. Lymphatic System

S. Devaji Rao

13. Arterial System

N. Sekar

14. Venous System

N. Sekar

B. Burns

15. Burns

R. Ravi, V. Jayaraman

C. Head and Neck

16. Brain

K. R. Suresh Bapu

17. Head Injuries

K. R. Suresh Bapu

18. Face and Oral Cavity

S. M. Balaji

19. Injuries of Face

S. M. Balaji

20. Nose, Nasal Cavities and Paranasal Sinuses

Jacinth Cornelius

21. Ears

Jacinth Cornelius

22. Pharynx and Larynx

Jacinth Cornelius

23. Salivary Glands

G. Sivakumar

24. Thyroid

P. S. Venkatesh Rao

25. Neck

S. Devaji Rao

D. Thorax and Trunk

26. Thorax (Excepting Heart, Great Vessels and Oesophagus)

M. Harish

27. Thoracic Injuries

Sripriya Rajan, S. Devaji Rao

28. Breasts

S. Devaji Rao, V. Srinivasan

29. Spine and Spinal Cord

K. R. Suresh Bapu, S. Devaji Rao

E. Abdomen and Genitalia

30. Acute Abdomen

N. Mohan

31. Chronic Abdominal Illnesses

N. Mohan

32. Abdominal Injuries

N. Mohan

33. Abdominal Lumps

N. Mohan

34. Rectum and Anal Canal

N. Mohan, S. Devaji Rao

35. Herniae

K. S. Ravishankar

36. Male Genitalia

N. Anandan

37. Urinary System

M. G. Rajamanickam

38. Female Genital System

Chithra Subramanian, Lakshmi Nagarajan

F. Bones and Extremities

39. General Orthopaedics

V. Thulasiraman

40. Shoulder and Arm

V. Thulasiraman

41. Elbow and Forearm

V. Thulasiraman

42. Wrist, Hand and Fingers

V. Thulasiraman

43. Hands (Soft Tissues)

K. Sridhar

44. Pelvis, Hip and Thigh

V. Thulasiraman

45. Knee and Leg

V. Thulasiraman

46. Ankle, Foot and Toes

V. Thulasiraman

47. Feet (Soft Tissues)

G. Sivakumar

48. Muscles, Tendons and Fasciae

S. Devaji Rao

49. Peripheral Nerves

R. Priya, A. V. Srinivasan

Part IV Polytrauma

50. Polytrauma

S. Devaji Rao



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About the Author

S Rao

S Devaji Rao is a meritorious student of Stanley Medical College, Chennai and a postgraduate of the prestigious AIIMS, Delhi. He has keen interest in Gastroenterology. His special interests are Surgical Nutrition, Surgical Oncology especially related to Gastroenterology. He has received special training in Liver Surgery from Prof Naofumi, a renowned Liver Transplant Surgeon of Shimane Medical University, Izumo, Japan. He is member of the national Academy of medical Sciences, India and a fellow of the International College of Surgeons.

His work on 'Benign Somatostatinoma of Pancreas' was greatly appreciated in the 'First World Congress of HPB Surgery' at Lund, Sweden.

He has devised an ostomy appliance using an adult diaper called 'Diaper Ileostomy Appliance', a good innovation in the field of gastroenterology

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Consultant Surgeon, St. Issabel hospital, Mylapore,Chennai.