Principles and Practice of Surgery - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780702068591, 9780702068560

Principles and Practice of Surgery

7th Edition

Editors: O. James Garden Rowan W Parks
eBook ISBN: 9780702068560
eBook ISBN: 9780702068577
Paperback ISBN: 9780702068591
Paperback ISBN: 9780702068584
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 20th June 2017
Page Count: 580
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Description

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.

Key Features

  • A three-section textbook of surgical principles and regional clinical surgery.
  • The textbook presents a comprehensive account of international surgical practice, taking into account variations in the disease patterns and management approaches throughout the world.
  • 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 and ebook version available as part of Student Consult.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 PRINCIPLES OF PERIOPERATIVE CARE

  • Metabolic response to injury, fluid and electrolyte balance and shock
  • Transfusion of blood components and plasma products
  • Nutritional support in surgical patients
  • Infections and antibiotics
  • Ethics, pre-operative considerations, anaesthesia and analgesia
  • Principles of the surgical management of cancer
  • Trauma and multiple injury
  • Practical procedures and patient investigation
  • Post-operative care and complications
  • Evidence-based practice and professional development

SECTION 2 GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY

  • The abdominal wall and hernia
  • The acute abdomen and intestinal obstruction
  • The oesophagus, stomach and duodenum
  • The liver and biliary tract
  • The pancreas and spleen
  • The small and large intestine
  • The anorectum

SECTION 3 SURGICAL SPECIALTIES

  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • The breast
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Vascular and endovascular surgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Urological surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Transplantation surgery
  • Ear, nose and throat surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery

Details

No. of pages:
580
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780702068560
eBook ISBN:
9780702068577
Paperback ISBN:
9780702068591
Paperback ISBN:
9780702068584

About the Editor

O. James Garden

Affiliations and Expertise

Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery, Clinical Surgery, University of Edinburgh; Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK.

Rowan W Parks

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgical Sciences, Clinical Surgery, University of Edinburgh; Honorary Consultant Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK.