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Principles and Practice of Surgery. Edition: 7

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Principles and Practice of Surgery is the surgical companion textbook to the international medical bestseller Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine. It is a comprehensive textbook for both the surgical student and trainee, guiding the reader through key core surgical topics which are encountered throughout an integrated medical curriculum as well as in subsequent clinical practice. Although sharing the same format and style as Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine, this text is complete in itself, thus enabling the student to appreciate both the medical and surgical implications of diseases encountered in surgical wards.

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  • Metabolic response to injury, fluid and electrolyte balance and shock
  • Transfusion of blood components and plasma products
  • Nutritional support in surgical patients
  • Infections and antibiotics
  • Ethics, pre-operative considerations, anaesthesia and analgesia
  • Principles of the surgical management of cancer
  • Trauma and multiple injury
  • Practical procedures and patient investigation
  • Post-operative care and complications
  • Evidence-based practice and professional development


  • The abdominal wall and hernia
  • The acute abdomen and intestinal obstruction
  • The oesophagus, stomach and duodenum
  • The liver and biliary tract
  • The pancreas and spleen
  • The small and large intestine
  • The anorectum


  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • The breast
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Vascular and endovascular surgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Urological surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Transplantation surgery
  • Ear, nose and throat surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery
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  • Publication Date
    Jun 20, 2017
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