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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery



Autor : McLatchie. Greg

Materia : Cirugía

Editorial : Oxford

Año : 2013

Edición : 4th

Idioma : Inglés

ISBN : 9780199699476

Tamaño : 20cm x 13cm

Paginas : 790

Encuadernación : Rustica

Tipo de Impresión : Bicolor Negro/Azul

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  • Covers the key topics and presentations in clinical surgery that junior doctors and medical students need to know
  • Clearly identifies emergency presentations for rapid reference
  • Sets out investigations and management plans in a clear and easy to follow way
  • Provides a step-by-step guide to common operative surgical techniques with practical hints and procedures

New to this edition



  • Includes brand new chapters on Paediatric Orthopaedics and Surgical Procedures
  • Features new anatomy revision boxes and illustrations throughout with an index for quick reference

This bestselling Oxford Handbook has been thoroughly revised for the new edition to include brand new chapters on Paediatric Orthopaedics and Common Surgical Procedures, as well as new presentations, illustrations, and new anatomy and emergency indexes to aid quick reference. It is an invaluable tool for junior surgical trainees, medical students, nursing, paramedical, and rehabilitation staff. 

The handbook covers the assessment and preparation of the patient, anaesthesia and critical care, inflammation, wound healing and infection, and the key components of general surgical practice, as well as chapters on other surgical specialties, including plastic, paediatric, and orthopaedic surgery. There are step-by-step descriptions of common operative surgical techniques, practical hints and procedures, and information on signs, symptoms and rarities. Emergency presentations are clearly identified for rapid reference and investigations and management plans are set out in a clear and easy-to-follow way. Surgically relevant anatomy and physiology has been expanded for each area, quick reference symbols ensure the reader is guided to key facts, and there is an increased focus on evidence-based practice with key references throughout. 

A cut above the rest, this is the essential guide to clinical surgery and the surgical specialities.Readership: Medical students, junior doctors, junior surgical trainees, nursing, paramedical and rehabilitation staff.


1: Good surgical practice
2: Principles of surgery
3: Surgical pathology
4: Practical procedures
5: Head and neck surgery
6: Breast and endocrine surgery
7: Upper gastrointestinal surgery
8: Liver, pancreatic, and biliary surgery
9: Abdominal wall
10: Urology
11: Colorectal surgery
12: Paediatric surgery
13: Paediatric orthopaedic surgery
14: Major trauma
15: Orthopaedic surgery
16: Plastic surgery
17: Cardiothoracic surgery
18: Peripheral vascular disease
19: Transplantation
20: Surgery in tropical diseases
21: Common surgical procedures
22: Eponymous terms and rarities



Greg McLatchie is Consultant Surgeon at Hartlepool General Hospital in Hartlepool, UK. Mr Neil Borley trained at Guy's Hospital Medical School, Cambridge, Canterbury and Oxford. He is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon with an interest in the education and training of undergraduate and postgraduate students of basic sciences and surgery. He is also an examiner in surgery. Joanna chikwe is Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, USA.