Principles and Practice of Surgery is the surgical companion textbook to the international medical bestseller Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine. It is a comprehensive textbook for both the surgical student and trainee, guiding the reader through key core surgical topics which are encountered throughout an integrated medical curriculum as well as in subsequent clinical practice. Although sharing the same format and style as Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine, this text is complete in itself, thus enabling the student to appreciate both the medical and surgical implications of diseases encountered in surgical wards.
- A three-section textbook of surgical principles and regional clinical surgery.
- Superbly presented with line drawings, high quality radiographic images and colour photographs.
- Presented in similar form to its sister textbook Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine.
- Full online text version as part of Student Consult
Section 1 Principles of perioperative care.
1 Metabolic response to injury, fluid and electrolyte balance and shock
2 Transfusion of blood components and plasma product
3 Nutritional support in surgical patients
4 Infections and antibiotics
5 Ethics, pre-operative considerations, anaesthesia and analgesia
6 Principles of the surgical management of cancer
7 Trauma and multiple injury
8 Practical procedures and patient investigation
9 Post-operative care and complications
10 Day surgery
Section 2 Gastrointestinal surgery.
11 The abdominal wall and hernia
12 The acute abdomen and intestinal obstruction
13 The oesophagus, stomach and duodenum
14 The liver and biliary tract
15 The pancreas and spleen
16 The small and large intestine
17 The anorectum
Section 3 Surgical specialties.
18 Plastic and reconstructive surgery
19 The breast
20 Endocrine surgery
21 Vascular and endovascular surgery
22 Cardiothoracic surgery
23 Urological surgery
25 Transplantation surgery
26 Ear, nose and throat surgery
27 Orthopaedic surgery
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- 28th May 2012
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Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery, Clinical Surgery, University of Edinburgh; Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK.
Sampson Gamgee Professor of Vascular Surgery and Director of Quality Assurance and Enhancement, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham; Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
Consultant Transplant and Endocrine Surgeon, Transplant Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh; Honorary Professor, Clinical Surgery, University of Edinburgh, UK.
Professor of Surgical Sciences, Clinical Surgery, University of Edinburgh; Honorary Consultant Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK.