Principles and Practice of Surgery

6th Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access


  • Andrew Bradbury
  • John Forsythe
  • Table of Contents

    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

    24 Neurosurgery

    25 Transplantation surgery

    26 Ear, nose and throat surgery

    27 Orthopaedic surgery


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    Churchill Livingstone
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    About the authors

    Andrew Bradbury

    Affiliations and Expertise

    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

    John Forsythe

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant Transplant and Endocrine Surgeon, Transplant Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh; Honorary Professor, Clinical Surgery, University of Edinburgh, UK.