Medical students and trainee surgeons must understand both essential surgical principles and new developments in science and technology to perform basic procedures as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.Textbook of Surgery is a comprehensive review of general and specialty surgery, including cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, orthopaedic surgery, and vascular surgery. Emphasizing practical and problem-solving skills, this core textbook of surgical curricula outlines surgical assessment and treatment, examines a variety of surgical disorders, and presents an applied approach to the diagnosis and management of common surgical conditions. Specialist chapters covering topics such as transplantation surgery, surgical oncology, anaesthesia and pain medication, bariatric surgery, and post-operative management are written by leading experts in their respective fields.
Now in its fourth edition, this indispensable textbook includes new and revised coverage of surgical risk assessment, surgical wound management, emergency general surgery, lower gastrointestinal surgery, endovascular therapies, and an introduction to the operating theatre. All chapters are fully updated to reflect current best practices and surgical guidelines, making this volume perfect for medical students and junior doctors on surgical attachments, as well as an ideal reference for RACS and MRCS candidates.