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General Surgical Operations, 5th Edition


General Surgical Operations is a highly-praised and comprehensive textbook of operative surgery. It is a practical manual aimed at the surgeon who is about to carry out an operation, rather than just a description of the principles suitable for an examiner.

This book is aimed primarily at a trainee studying for the UK and Ireland Intercollegiate FRCS and equivalent examinations around the world. It is, however, also intended as a vade mecum for a trained surgeon anywhere, who is about to carry out an infrequently performed procedure, perhaps in emergency conditions. It will therefore serve as a useful reference manual for every surgeon.

This is a ‘What to do’ book. Using it the reader can aspire to gain diagnostic, decision making and operative surgical competence with confidence.

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    By R. M. Kirk, MS, FRCS, Honorary Professor of Surgery, Royal Free and University College London; Honorary Consulting Surgeon, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK

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General Surgical Operations, 5th Edition
  • Hardcover
  • Reference
  • 734 Pages
  • Trim Size: 10 7/8 X 8 5/8 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10121-2
  • Copyright: 2006