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Essential surgery

Author: H George Burkitt; Clive R G Quick; Dennis T Gatt
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Designed for clinical students and for junior hospital doctors up to level SHO or junior surgical resident, this covers the whole field of general surgery and urology. It explains the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H George Burkitt; Clive R G Quick; Dennis T Gatt
ISBN: 0443035938 9780443035937
OCLC Number: 19457752
Description: 771 pages
Contents: Part 1 Basic surgical principles: pathophysiological processes of surgical importance; introduction to investigative procedures; principles of operative surgery; principles of cancer management. Part 2 Principles of accident surgery: trauma, head injuries and burns. Part 3 Symptoms, diagnosis and management: non-acute abdominal pain and other abdominal symptoms; the acute abdominal and acute gastrointestinal haemorrhage; gall stone disease and related disorders; peptic ulceration and related disorders; disorders of the oesophagus; tumours of the stomach and small intestine; tumours of the pancreas and hepatobiliary system; pancreatitis; appendicitis; tumours of the colon and rectum; the inflammatory bowel diseases; disorders of large bowel dynamics; anal and perianal disorders; disorders of the groin and male genitalia; symptoms and signs of urinary tract disease; disorders of the prostate; tumours of the kidney and urinary tract; urinary tract stone disease; urinary tract infections; congenital and secondary urinary tract disorders; vascular disorders; breast disorders; surgical disorders of the skin; discorders of the head, neck and mouth; thyroid and parathyroid disorders; paediatric surgical disorders. Part 4 Management problems of surgical inpatients: medical problems in surgical patients; complications of surgery and their prevention; preoperative assessment and preparation; post-operative problems and their management; fluid, electrolyte, acidebase and nutritional problems and their management.
Responsibility: H. George Burkitt, Clive R.G. Quick, Dennis Gatt.


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