Essentials of General Surgery / Edition 5

Essentials of General Surgery / Edition 5

by Peter F. Lawrence, Richard M. Bell, Merril T. Dayton, James C. Hebert
     
 


For nearly 25 years, medical students and faculty alike have chosen Essentials of General Surgery and its companion textbook, Essentials of Surgical Specialties, for authoritative coverage of surgical information that every physician in training should know. The Fifth Edition incorporates current research from the field; new sample questions, answersSee more details below

Overview


For nearly 25 years, medical students and faculty alike have chosen Essentials of General Surgery and its companion textbook, Essentials of Surgical Specialties, for authoritative coverage of surgical information that every physician in training should know. The Fifth Edition incorporates current research from the field; new sample questions, answers, and rationales; and new tables and algorithms. A new art program presents concepts and images—including an Appendix with 50 burn images—in full color for optimal learning and retention.  


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781784955
Publisher:
LWW
Publication date:
10/05/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
189,784
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 3.50(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1How to survive (and excel!) in a surgery clerkship1
Ch. 2Perioperative management of surgical patients11
Ch. 3Fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base balance43
Ch. 4Nutrition67
Ch. 5Surgical bleeding and blood replacement91
Ch. 6Shock103
Ch. 7Surgical critical care121
Ch. 8Wounds and wound healing147
Ch. 9Surgical infections163
Ch. 10Trauma181
Ch. 11Burns209
Ch. 12Abdominal wall, including hernia225
Ch. 13Esophagus239
Ch. 14Stomach and duodenum255
Ch. 15Small intestine and appendix283
Ch. 16Colon, rectum, and anus305
Ch. 17Biliary tract335
Ch. 18Pancreas353
Ch. 19Liver367
Ch. 20Breast385
Ch. 21Surgical endocrinology399
Thyroid gland
Parathyroid glands
Adrenal glands
Multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome
Ch. 22Spleen427
Ch. 23Diseases of the vascular system441
Ch. 24Transplantation471
Ch. 25Surgical oncology : malignant diseases of the skin, the lymphatics, and soft tissue491
Ch. 26Surgical procedures, techniques, and skills519

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