Not merely a stock distillation of its parent text, Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery Companion Handbook will represent the most concise and clinically oriented resource...
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Schwartz's Manual of Surgery

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Not merely a stock distillation of its parent text, Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery Companion Handbook will represent the most concise and clinically oriented resource for the area of general surgery

The new edition will be supplemented with many more tables and preview boxes that synoptically convey to the reader the pearls and pitfalls of diagnosis, treatment, and pre- and postoperative management of the surgical patient.

Key features

  • Perfect resource for course and board review for surgical residents

  • Each chapter now supplemented with table (staging, differential diagnosis) and pearls and pitfalls boxes detailing operative technique and pr-and post-operative

  • New radiologic and key clinical and surgical illustrations

  • Key information on anesthesia and pre- and post-operative care of patient

  • Just the right scope and depth to be the core text for medical students on surgical rotation
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071487207
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 3/17/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1008
  • Sales rank: 1,099,674
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

F. Charles Brunicardi, MD - Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine

Dana K. Anderson, MD - Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical School

Timothy R. Billiar, MD - Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

David L. Dunn, MD, PhD - University of Minnesota Medical School

John G. Hunter, MD, FACS - Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University

Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD, FACS - The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Table of Contents

Schwartz's Principles of Surgery Self-Assessment and Board Review PART I: Basic Considerations 1 The Systemic Response to Injury 2 Fluid and Electrolyte Management of the Surgical Patient 3 Hemostasis, Surgical Bleeding, and Transfusion 4 Shock 5 Surgical Infections 6 Trauma 7 Burns 8 Wound Care and Wound Healing 9 Oncology 10 Immunology of Transplantation 11 Surgical Complications 12 Physiologic Monitoring and Anesthesia of the Surgical Patient 13 Principles of Minimally Invasive Surgery 14 Genomics, Proteomics, and Molecular Therapies Part II: Specific Considerations 15 Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue 16 Breast 18 Chest Wall, Pleura, Lung and Mediastinum 19 Congenital Heart Disease Acquired Heart Disease 21 Thoracic Aneurysms and Aortic Dissection 22 Arterial Disease 23 Venous and Lymphatic Disease 24 Esophagus and Diaphragmatic Hernia 25 Stomach 26 Morbid Obesity 27 Small Intestine 28 Colon, Rectum, and Anus 29 Appendix 30 Liver 31 Gallbladder and Extrahepatic Biliary System 32 Pancreas 33 Spleen 34 Abdominal Wall, Omentum, Mesentery, and Retroperitoneum 35 Sarcomas 36 Inguinal Hernias 37 Thyroid and Parathyroid and Adrenal 38 Pediatric Surgery 39 Urology 40 Gynecology 41 Neurosurgery 42 Orthopedics 43 Surgery of the Hand 44 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 45 Geriatrics 46 Ethical Issues in Surgery
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