Lecture Notes on General Surgery

Author: Ellis, Harold


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  • ISBN: 9780632063710
  • Author: Ellis, Harold
  • Publ Date: 2002-06-17
  • Edition: 10
  • Pages: 398
  • Imprint: BLACKWELL *#
  • Status: O/P
  • ID - 69869

Table of Contents :

Fluid & Electrolyte Management; Shock; Post-operative Complications; Acute Infections; Tumours; Burns; The Skin and its Adnexae; The Chest and Lungs; The Heart and Thoracic Aorta; Arterial Disease; Venous Disorders of the Lower Limb; The Brain and Meninges; Head Injury; The Spine; Peripheral Nerve Injuries; The Oral Cavity; The Salivary Glands; The Oesophagus; The Diaphragm; The Stomach and Duodenum; Mechanical Intestinal Obstruction; Specific and Special Forms of Obstruction; The Small Intestine; Acute Appendicitis; The Colon; The Rectum and Anal Canal; Peritonitis; Paralytic Ileus; Hernia; The Liver; The Gall Bladder and Bile Ducts; The Pancreas; The Spleen; The Lymph Nodes and Lymphatics; The Breast; The Neck; The Thyroid; The Parathyroids; The Thymus; The Suprarenal Gland; The Kidney and Ureter; The Bladder; The Prostate; The Male Urethra; The Penis; The Testis and Scrotum; Transplantation Surgery.


The tenth edition of Lecture Notes on General Surgery continues to be a concise, best-selling textbook of surgery, which has helped hundreds of thousands of students pass finals. In addition, many MRCS candidates now use the book as a rapid revision aid on the principles of surgery. This edition has been completely revised and updated. basic practical procedures included new section on pre-operative work-up concentrates on essential core information increased pedagogy and visual content


Published Reviews of the 8th edition."a short but clear overview of all general surgical and urological topics in fifty chapters." Barts, Queen Mary and Westfield College"[The book] covers the fundamentals of general surgery, but also encompasses thoracic surgery, neurosurgery, urology and transplantation. Chapters are set out in a logical manner and frequently include notes on embryological development when appropriate. A strength of this volume is that information is provided by a mixture of lists and text; the book frequently uses the surgical "sieve aproach" which students find helpful for revision purposes." British Journal of Surgery Published Reviews of the 10th edition"Each subject is covered in ample detail and in an excellent format for consolidating knowledge that may have been acquired from broader reading and clinical experience..this is one of those books that every medical student should refer to when they begin their surgical attachment.""Cambridge Medicine, Volume 18 No 1, Autumn 2003"Published Reviews of the 10th Edition"The key to its sucess is the objective of its authors- to set out briefly the important facts and fundamentals in a logical manner..This edition has succeeded in achieving these aims without the need for a signficant increase in number of pages or the introduction of colour, and is complemented with some excellent and simple line diagrams..I am sure this 10th edition will emain popular with its targeted audience- medical students- and will provide them a very handy revision text.""British Journal of Surgery 2003"Published Reviews of the 10th Edition"It covers core knowledge very well and is particularly good for helping students to organize their fund of knowledge in a useful form in preparation for application of that knowledge in treating a disease..This is a well-assembled book that would be excellent for medical students learning t


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