cover image - Crash Course: Surgery,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780723434757
Page Count: 358
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $38.99

Crash Course: Surgery, 3rd Edition

by Angeliki Kontoyannis, MBChB, BSc, MRCS and Helen Sweetland, MBChB, MD, FRCS(Ed)
cover image - Crash Course: Surgery,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780723434757
Page Count: 358
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $38.99
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Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course offers students a fast way to recap on what they need to know to get through the exams with ease. Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, each book is prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors - under faculty supervision - to give them the correct level of information perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements. The series now includes improved pedagogic features and a fully revised self-assessment section, updated to meet current examination needs.
  • I. The Patient Presents With

    Acute Abdominal Pain


    Vomiting, Haematemesis and Melaena

    Change in Bowel Habit

    Abdominal Mass and Distension

    Rectal Bleeding

    Anorectal Pain



    Breast Lump

    Neck Lump

    Ischaemic Limb

    Leg Ulcer

    Groin Swelling

    Scrotal Swelling


    Urinary Difficulty

    Skin Lesion


    Abdominal Pain in Children

    II. Diseases and Disorders

    Oesophageal Disorders

    Gastric and Duodenal Disorders

    Disorders of the Small Intestine

    Colonic Disorders

    Anorectal Disorders

    Hepatobiliary Disorders

    Gynaecological Disorders

    Abdominal Hernias

    Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders

    Neck Swellings

    Breast Disorders

    Vascular Disorders

    Urological Disorders

    Skin Lesions

    Soft Tissue Disorders


    Postoperative Care and Complications

    Principles of Cancer Management

    III. History, Examination and Common Investigations

    Clerking a Surgical Patient

    Examination of a Surgical Patient

    Writing up a Surgical Clerking

    Investigation of a Surgical Patient

    Introduction to the operating theatre

    IV. Self-assessment

    MCQs, EMQs, SAQs

  • Angeliki Kontoyannis, MBChB, BSc, MRCS, Specialty Registrar in General Surgery, Queen Mary's Hospital, London, UK and Helen Sweetland, MBChB, MD, FRCS(Ed), Reader in Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Cardiff University and Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust, Cardiff, UK
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