Browse's Introduction to the Symptoms & Signs of Surgical Disease 4th Edition / Edition 4

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Overview

The fourth edition of this essential textbook continues to meet the needs of all those learning the principles of surgical examination.

Together with Sir Norman Browse, the three additional authors bring their specialized knowledge and experience to complement the book's clear, didactic approach and broad insight into the general principles of surgery. The fourth edition includes revised content on muscles, tendons, bones, and joints and further updates in the breast chapter describe benign breast disease and the classification of cancer staging.

This edition includes numerous illustrations, with additional photographs showing the more subtle surgical signs and demonstrating new approaches to surgical examination. The authors also place a greater emphasis on the doctor-patient relationship and patient confidentiality.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780340815717
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/1/2005
  • Series: A Hodder Arnold Publication Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 9.60 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Norman L. Browse Kt MD FRCS FRCP
Professor of Surgery, Emeritus, University of London; Honorary Consulting Surgeon, St Thomas' Hospital, London; Past-President, Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK

John Black MD FRCS
Consultant Surgeon, Worcestershire Royal Hospital; Member of Council, Royal College of Surgeons of England; Examiner, Intercollegiate Board in General Surgery, UK

Kevin G. Burnand MS FRCS MBBS
Professor of Vascular Surgery and Chairman of the Academic Department of Surgery and Anaesthesia of Kings College at the St Thomas' Campus, London; Honorary Consultant Surgeon to Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, UK

William E. G. Thomas BSc, MBBS, MS, FRCS
Consultant Surgeon and Clinical Director, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield;
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Sheffield University, Sheffield; Member of Council, Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK

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Table of Contents

Preface to the first edition
Preface to the third edition
Preface to the fourth edition
Acknowledgements
1 History taking and clinical examination
2 The symptoms, signs and emergency management of major injuries
3 The skin and subcutaneous tissues
4 Muscles, tendons, bones and joints
5 Conditions peculiar to the hands
6 Conditions peculiar to the feet
7 The arteries, veins and lymphatics
8 General and facial appearance
9 The salivary glands
10 The mouth
11 The neck
12 The breast
13 The external genitalia
14 Abdominal wall, herniae, and the umbilicus
15 The abdomen
16 The kidneys, urinary tract and prostate
17 The rectum and anal canal
Index

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