The Sixth Edition of this highly regarded title for surgical trainees gives clear, concise guidance on all aspects of acquiring surgical skills to ensure operative success. The full range of surgical procedures is comprehensively reviewed in a clear 'how-to-do-it' style, which consolidates the skills learnt both in theatre and on training courses. This new edition has been completely updated throughout, with all the illustrations redrawn in full colour. Each chapter is introduced with a key points box, which briefly summarises the major issues that are covered. International experts from the Middle East, Australia, Asia, North America and Europe have reviewed and added their comments to the text.
Provides guidance on the full range of surgical techniques required by all trainee surgeons.
Concentrates on the main principles behind the use of the surgical techniques
"Key Points" boxes throughout provide hints and tips to reinforce the main aspects of each technique.
New to this Edition
Now presented in full colour with all illustrations redrawn to add detail and clarity and to bring all the information fully up to date.
A comprehensively updated text takes account of new developments in surgical techniques and equipment.
A new final chapter on surgical craftsmanship brings the skills all together for the surgeon in the operating theatre, uniting and applying the relevant factors in the correct sequence and focussing on getting it right first time.
Handling instruments Handling threads Handling ducts and cavities Handling blood vessels Handling skin Handling connective and soft tissues Handling bone and joints Handling dissection Handling bleeding Handling drains Handling infection Handling minimal access surgery
Handling craft skills
By R. M. Kirk, MS, FRCS, Honorary Professor of Surgery, Royal Free and University College London; Honorary Consulting Surgeon, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
246 X 189 (7 11/16 x 9 7/16)
Please allow 3 - 4 weeks for delivery.
"an exceptionally well-written book that appropriately meets the needs of its target audience in a concise manner. I would recommend this book to surgical trainees and it has certainly met the author's aims."