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Lecture Notes: General Surgery, 13th Edition

January 2016, ©2016, Wiley-Blackwell
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THE 'GOLDEN JUBILEE' EDITION OF A CLASSIC TEXTBOOK, FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1965

Highly Commended at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2016

General Surgery Lecture Notes continues to be an invaluable, appealing and approachable resource for thousands of medical students and surgical trainees throughout the world. This comprehensive guide focuses on the fundamentals of general surgery, and systematically covers all the clinical surgical problems that a student may encounter and about which they need to know.

Fully revised and updated to reflect the rapid changes which are taking place in surgical practice, this 50th anniversary edition:

  • Includes principles of treatment written at student level to aid understanding
  • Features full colour illustrations throughout
  • Includes electronic access to a range of extra material including case studies, images and photographs, and biographies
  • Includes free access to the Wiley E-Text
  • Is a perfect review text for medical students as well as junior surgeons taking the MRCS examination and other postgraduate surgical examinations

Trusted by generations of medical students, the clinical emphasis of General Surgery Lecture Notes makes this an essential purchase for all those wishing to learn more about general surgery.

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Table of Contents

Preface, iv

Acknowledgements, v

Abbreviations, vi

The anytime, anywhere textbook, viii

About the companion website, x

1 Surgical strategy, 1

2 Fluid and nutrition management, 5

3 Preoperative assessment, 11

4 Postoperative complications, 16

5 Acute infections, 27

6 Tumours, 32

7 Shock, 38

8 Burns, 43

9 The skin and its adnexae, 49

10 The chest and lungs, 61

11 The heart and thoracic aorta, 70

12 Arterial disease, 79

13 Venous disorders of the lower limb, 97

14 The brain and meninges, 104

15 Head injury, 113

16 The spine, 126

17 Peripheral nerve injuries, 137

18 The oral cavity, 143

19 The salivary glands, 153

20 The oesophagus, 157

21 The stomach and duodenum, 166

22 Mechanical intestinal obstruction, 183

23 Paralytic ileus, 193

24 The small intestine, 196

25 Acute appendicitis, 201

26 The colon, 206

27 The rectum and anal canal, 220

28 Peritonitis, 233

29 Hernia, 239

30 The liver, 250

31 The gallbladder and bile ducts, 266

32 The pancreas, 276

33 The spleen, 289

34 The lymph nodes and lymphatics, 292

35 The breast, 295

36 The neck, 310

37 The thyroid, 313

38 The parathyroids, 325

39 The thymus, 330

40 The adrenal glands, 332

41 The kidney and ureter, 339

42 The bladder, 356

43 The prostate, 361

44 The male urethra, 370

45 The penis, 373

46 The testis and scrotum, 377

47 Transplantation surgery, 387

Index, 394

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Author Information

Harold Ellis, CBE DM MCh FRCS
Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Guy's Hospital, London

Sir Roy Calne, MS FRCS FRS
Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Christopher Watson, MD BChir FRCS
Professor of Transplantation and Honorary Consultant, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

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General Surgery Lecture Notes Companion website featuring featuring MCQs, SAQs, case studies, images, photographs, and biographies
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