Essential Surgery, Problems, Diagnosis and Management: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 4th Edition

Essential Surgery

4th Edition Problems, Diagnosis and Management: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

By H. George Burkitt, BDScHons(Queensland), FRACDS, MMedSci(Nottingham), MB, BChirCambridge), FRACGP, FACPsychMed, General Medical Practitioner and Medical Author, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Clive R. G. Quick, MB, BS(London), FDS, FRCS(England), MS(London), MA(Cambridge), Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon; Associate Lecturer in Surgery, University of Cambridge; Former Examiner in Basic Sciences and Clinical Surgery for FRCS and MRCS(England); Joanna B Reed, BMedSci(Hons), BM BS(Nottingham), FRCS(Eng), Clinical Director for Surgery and Consultant Laparoscopic and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon, UK; and Philip J. Deakin, BSc(Hons), MBChB(Sheffield), General Medical Practitioner, Sheffield, UK


Section 1 ? Disease processes and diagnostic techniques

1. Surgery and the mechanisms of surgical disease

DISEASE PROCESSES

2. Managing physiological change in the surgical patient.
3. Immunology inflammation and infection
4. Shock and resuscitation

DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES

5. Imaging and interventional techniques in surgery
6. Screening for adult disease

Section 2 ? Perioperative Care

7. Preoperative assessment
8. Medical problems
9. Blood transfusion
10. Diagnosis and management of common postoperative problems
11. Principles of operative surgery
12. Complications of surgery and trauma and their prevention.
13. Principles of cancer management
14. Principles of transplantation surgery

Section 3 ? Principles of Accident Surgery

15. Major injuries
16. Head and maxillofacial injuries
17. Soft tissue injuries and burns

Section 4 ? Symptoms diagnosis and management

ABDOMEN ? GENERAL PRINCIPLES

18. Non-acute abdominal pain and other abdominal symptoms and signs
19. The acute abdomen and gastrointestinal haemorrhage

UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL AND HEPATOBILIARY

20. Gallstone diseases and related disorders
21. Peptic ulceration and related disorders
22. Disorders of the oesophagus
23. Tumours of the stomach and small intestine
24. Tumours of the pancreas and hepatobiliary system
25. Pancreatitis

COLOPROCTOLOGY

26. Appendicitis
27. Colorectal polyps and carcinoma
28. Chronic inflammatory bowel disorders
29. Disorders of large bowel motility, structure and perfusion.
30. Anal and perianal disorders

THORACIC SURGERY EXCLUDING CARDIAC

31. Thoracic surgery

GROIN AND MALE GENITALIA

32. Hernias and other groin problems
33. Disorders of the male genitalia

URINARY TRACT

34. Symptoms and signs and investigations of urinary tract disorders
35. Disorders of the prostate
36. Tumours of the kidney and urinary tract
37. Stone disease of the urinary trace
38. Urinary tract infections
39. Congenital disorders and diseases secondarily involving the urinary tract

CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS

40. Pathophysiology, clinical features and diagnosis of vascular disease affecting the limbs
41. Managing lower limb arterial insufficiency, the diabetic foot and major amputations
42. Aneurysms and other peripheral arterial diseases
43. Venous disorders of the lower limb
44. Cardiac surgery

THE BREAST

45. Disorders of the breast

THE SKIN

46. Disorders of the skin

THE HEAD AND NECK

47. Lumps in the head and neck and salivary calculi
48. Disorders of the mouth
49. Disorders of the thyroid and parathyroid glands

NEONATAL AND PAEDIATRIC SURGERY

50. Acute surgical problems in children
51. Non-acute abdominal and urological problems in children

Index