Every point of entry in required surgical procedures is described, and every procedure is illustrated with a sequence of drawings, displayed as the surgeon would see them, together with anatomical cross-sections.
Chapters: Reconstructive surgery -- Hand and peripheral nerve surgery -- Gynaecological surgery -- Urological surgery -- Abdominal surgery -- Surgery of the vertebral column -- Upper limb surgery -- Lower limb surgery.
Classic surgery clerkship text. Appropriate depth of knowledge for a third or fourth year medical student. Contains multiple-choice questions, oral examination questions, clinical skills training and testing. Two-tone format with halftone illustrations.
Covers endoscopic and non-endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures currently used for procedures on adult and pediatric patients. Includes indications, contraindications, patient preparation, equipment, technique, post-procedure care, and complications.