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The New Aird's Companion in Surgical Studies By Ian Aird

The New Aird's Companion in Surgical Studies
by Ian Aird

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This text is designed for the trainee surgeon studying postgraduate qualifications (FRCS), but it also serves as a reference for the qualified surgeon. This edition has been rewritten and updated to reflect the science and practice of surgery in the 1990s, including minimally-invasive techniques.
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The New Aird's Companion in Surgical Studies by Ian Aird

This is a comprehensive textbook of surgery for the trainee studying for the postgraduate MRCS/FRCS qualifications. It has now established itself as a core text for this market, recommended on almost all reading lists, and is the only major text linked to the Royal College of Surgeons distance learning (STEP) course. It also serves as an excellent reference text for practising qualified general surgeons. Features: * Editors and contributors represent the best and brightest of British surgeons * Fully updated text, structured closely around the MRCS/FRCS examinations * Is recommended for the STEP distance learning course, and is on the reading list of most of the independent MRCS/FRCS exam courses * Has been adopted as recommended reading by the RCS of Edinburgh * Very well illustrated and comprehensively referenced throughout * Comprehensive Orthopaedic Surgery section New to this edition: * The editors have reduced some areas of the first edition that were not as relevant to the current examinations, and have added a section on orthopaedics. * Around 100 new line illustrations have been drawn up to better illustrate key surgical procedures * All chapters are revised and fully updated to include new techniques such as minimally invasive surgery and the recent advances in imaging * A comprehensive Orthopaedic surgery section has been added, enabling the trainee to learn the required orthopaedics material for the examinations without purchasing a separate textbook

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Table of Contents

Section 1: TRAUMA. Aetiology and Changing Patterns of Maxillofacial Trauma. Immediate Care of Maxillofacial Trauma Patients. Establishing a Clinical Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment Plan. Methods of Reduction and Stabilisation. Surgical Management of Mandibular Fractures. Surgical Management of Malar Fractures. Surgical Management of Craniofacial Fractures. Problem Areas Nasoethmoid. Problem Areas Grossly Comminuted Mid Face. Problem Areas Peri & Intra Orbital Trauma. Problem Areas Atrophic Mandible. Problem Areas Condylar Neck. Paediatric Maxillofacial Trauma. The Primary Management of Soft Tissue Trauma. Secondary Skin Procedures After Trauma. Neurosurgical Considerations in Maxillofacial Trauma. Radiology for Maxillofacial Trauma. Section 2: ONCOLOGY. Epidemiology. Prognostic Factors. Biology of Malignant Tumours. The Team Approach in the Management of Maxillofacial Oncology. Radiotherapy in the Management of Orofacial Cancer. Principles of Surgical Management. The Role of Diagnostic Radiology & Other Modalities in Surgery. Principles of Ablative Surgery. Surgical Ablation of Intra Oral Tumours. Anesthesia and Airway Management for Oral Cancer and Microvascular Surgery. Surgical Management of the Neck in Oral Cancer. Nasal and Paranasal Sinus Tumours. Primary Tumours of the Neck. Base of Skull Tumours. Primary Tumours of the Facial Bones. Principles of Reconstructive Surgery. Principles of Reconstruction. Principles of Microvascular Surgery. Common Free Vascularised Flaps: Radial Forearm. Common Free Vascularised Flaps: The Fibula. Common Free Vascularised Flaps: Rectus Abdominus. Common Free Vascularised Flaps: Scapula & Iliac Crest. Common Free Vascularised Flaps: Lattisimus Dorsi. Free Vascularised Groin Flaps. Non-Vascularised & Local Flaps. Surgical Management of Salivary Disease. Principles of Management of Salivary Disease. Facial Nerve Injuries: Reconstruction, Reanimation and Masking Procedures. Surgical Techniques for Parotid, Submandibular Glands and Branchial Cyst Surgery. Sur

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The New Aird's Companion in Surgical Studies by Ian Aird
Ian Aird
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