The Flesh and Bones of Surgery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780723433767, 9780723437154

The Flesh and Bones of Surgery

1st Edition

Authors: Aneel Bhangu Michael Keighley
Print ISBN: 9780723433767
eBook ISBN: 9780723437154
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 25th January 2007
Page Count: 208


This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It presents a concise and accessible account of this key subject in the undergraduate medical curriculum. It covers all the key concepts medical students need with no gaps. It can be used either as an introduction to a topic, or as a revision aid. In Section 1, The Big Picture overview gives a descriptive overview of a subject in 8pp. In the High Return section, 50 fundamental principles underlying a subject are set out. These 50 principles are expanded into double-page spreads in the 'Fleshed Out' section where double-page explanations of the key principles clearly convey what medical students need to know. Difficult concepts are depicted by cartoon-strip style illustrations, which enable rapid understanding and assimilation of information.

Key Features

  • Big Picture Section - enables readers to relate detail to the subject as a whole
  • High Return Facts - prevents students from having large gaps in their knowledge. Can be used as a revision tool. Reinforces the major points
  • Cartoon-strip illustrations - enable students to visualize difficult concepts in a step-by-step format. Allow information to be chunked into student-friendly sizes.
  • Double-page overviews - students can read summary of topic without cross-referencing to other pages. All laid out on one spread.

Table of Contents

Section 1 The Big Picture
Section 2 High Return Facts
Section 3 Fleshed out


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About the Author

Aneel Bhangu

Affiliations and Expertise

ST1 Surgery, West Midlands Deanery, Birmingham, UK

Michael Keighley

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus,Professor of Surgery, University of Birmingham Medical School, Birmingham, UK. Honorary Professor of Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India