Pocketbook of Surgery

Pocketbook of Surgery - Churchill Pocketbooks

6th edition

Paperback (01 Aug 2024)

  • $43.08

Includes delivery to the United States

Publisher's Synopsis

This quick reference guide for medical students and junior doctors is essential during surgery rotations.

Churchill's Pocketbook of Surgery covers the fundamental principles of all the major surgical specialties including aetiology, diagnosis and management, pre-operative and post-operative care. It includes an overview of important considerations such as consent, clinical audit, common operations, and provides a checklist of emergency situations.

Fully updated, succinct and clearly structured, this is a must-have book that you will return to time and again.

  • New chapter on the heart and thoracic great vessels
  • Updated content on new surgical approaches and minimally invasive surgery
  • Shock chapter has been updated to reflect the tenth edition of ATLS
  • Introductory chapter on consent, medicolegal issues, statistics and clinical audit
  • New colour illustrations throughout
  • Small, portable format - refer to it during your surgical rounds
  • Succinct text and clearly structured - easy to navigate for doctors on the go
  • Covers all the major surgical specialties
  • Provides an overview of history-taking, relevant physical signs, differential diagnosis, investigations and practical treatment
  • Outlines common operations such as appendicectomy and thyroidectomy
  • Checklist of emergency situations for quick reference
  • Hints and tips throughout
  • An enhanced eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.

Book information

ISBN: 9780323935791
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Pub date:
Edition: 6th edition
Language: English
Number of pages: 592
Weight: -1g