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Clinical Surgery in General By Edited by R. M. Kirk

Clinical Surgery in General
by Edited by R. M. Kirk

This edition is a set text for the Clinical Surgery in General part of the FRCS exam and encompasses recent changes to the curriculum. The manual is designed to help the trainee surgeon pass the exam and aids understanding of general surgical principles.
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Clinical Surgery in General: RCS Course Manual by Edited by R. M. Kirk

New edition of this acclaimed title. Published in association with the Royal College of Surgeons of England, this book is a set text for the Clinical Surgery in General part of the MRCS/AFRCS exam and encompasses recent changes to the curriculum. This manual helps the trainee surgeon pass the exam and aids understanding of general surgical principles, helping to build a foundation of knowledge for the reader's future career.The book draws together a collection of basic information which is not available elsewhere. It bridges the gap between the basic sciences and clinical practice for surgeons in practically every specialty. The distinguished editors are heavily involved in surgical education and the RCS.

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Table of Contents


SECTION 1 PATIENT ASSESSMENT and EMERGENCY: Clinical History and Examination. Resuscitation. Trauma. Investigations/ Decision-Making. Influence of Coexisting Disease. Haematological Assessment and Blood Component Therapy. Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance. Nutritional Support. Clinical Pharmacology SECTION 2 PREPARATIONS for SURGERY: Consent for Surgical Treatment. Preoperative Preparation for Surgery. Premedication and Anesthesia. Operating Theatres and Special Equipment. Adjuncts to Surgery. Asepsis and Antisepsis. The Risks to Surgeons of Nosocomial Virus Transmission SECTION 3 OPERATION: Good Surgical Practice. Surgical Access, Incisions and the Management of Wounds. Minimal Access Surgery. Principles of Skin Cover. Transplantation SECTION 4 MALIGNANT DISEASE: Principles of Surgery for Malignant Disease. The Principles of Radiotherapy. Chemotherapy. Principles, Practice, Complications and Value. Tumour Markers SECTION 5 POSTOPERATIVE: Postoperative Care. The Management of Postoperative Pain. The Body's Response to Surgery. Wound Healing SECTION 6 COMPLICATIONS: Complications. Prevention and Management. Intensive Care. Dialysis. Chronic Illness, Rehabilitation and Terminal Care SECTION 7 GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS: Critical Reading of the Literature. Numeracy in Surgical Biology and Surgical Practice. Audit. Screening for Surgical Disease. Genetic Aspects of Surgery. Economic Aspects of Surgery. Revising for the MRCS Examination. The MRCS Examination

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GOR001592180
Clinical Surgery in General: RCS Course Manual by Edited by R. M. Kirk
Edited by R. M. Kirk
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
1996-08-08
416
0443054614
9780443054617
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