For more than 30 years, Current Surgical Therapy has been the go-to resource for both residents and practitioners for expert advice on today’s best treatment and management options for general surgery. The 12th Edition, by Drs. John L. Cameron and Andrew M. Cameron, remains the ideal reference for written, oral, and recertifying board study, as well as for everyday clinical practice. Twelve brand-new chapters and many new contributing authors keep you up to date with recent changes in this fast-moving field, helping you achieve better outcomes and ensure faster recovery times for your patients.Presents practical, hands-on advice on selecting and implementing the latest surgical approaches from today’s preeminent general surgeons. Approaches each topic using the same easy-to-follow format: disease presentation, pathophysiology, and diagnostics, followed by surgical therapy. Discusses which approach to take, how to avoid or minimize complications, and what outcomes to expect. Helps you visualize how to proceed with full color images throughout. Trusted by generations of general surgeons as the definitive source on the most current surgical approaches, providing a quick, efficient review prior to surgery and when preparing for surgical boards and ABSITEs. Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Features nearly 300 succinct, well-illustrated chapters that summarize today’s best treatment and management advice for a wide variety of diseases and associated surgeries. Includes twelve brand-new chapters covering islet allotransplantation; lower extremity amputations; prehospital management of the trauma patient; ERAS: colon surgery; minimally invasive pancreatic surgery; five new chapters on the breast, and more.
Now in its thoroughly updated Fourth Edition, General Surgery Board Review is indispensable for surgical residents and general surgeons preparing for the American Board of Surgery’s certification and recertification examinations. This study guide maintains the core features that have made it one of the most popular board review books in the field, including questions and answers after each chapter and succinct but detailed reviews of all topic areas found on the ABSITE and certification exam. There’s a new chapter on bariatric surgery and minimally invasive procedures.
Designed for medical students preparing for USMLE Step 2 and course exams. The format is structured to help you recall and review important information. You can drastically reduce the time you spend reviewing and preparing for Surgery clerkship and the USMLE Step 2.
Since its first publication in 1936, Sabiston Textbook of Surgery has been regarded as the preeminent source for definitive guidance in all areas of general surgery. The 20th edition continues the rich tradition of quality that has made this classic text synonymous with the specialty and a part of generations of surgery residents and practitioners. Meticulously updated throughout, this classic text concisely covers the breadth of material needed for certification and practice of general surgery. Detailed, full-color intraoperative illustrations and high-quality video clips capture key teaching moments, allowing you to better understand the basic science of surgery, make the most informed decisions and achieve optimal outcomes for every patient.Understand the underlying science and its clinical application to make informed surgical decisions and achieve optimal outcomes. Overcome tough challenges, manage unusual situations, and avoid complications with the most trusted advice in your field. Get the depth of coverage you need in an easily accessible, single volume organized by organ and along traditional lines beginning with principles common to surgical specialties including fluid and electrolyte management, metabolic support, and wound healing. Subsequent sections review the management of injury, transplantation, oncology, breast, endocrine, and abdominal procedures. Explore topics encountered by general surgery residents in training as well as in-depth coverage of subspecialty areas including head and neck, thoracic, vascular, urology, neurosurgery, pediatrics, and gynecology. Visually grasp and retain difficult concepts thanks to a full-color design featuring an abundance of illustrations, intraoperative photographs, video clips and tables as well as more schematic diagrams that facilitate the comprehension of surgical techniques and procedures. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information about the latest surgical perspectives and approaches to treatment including innovations in minimally invasive surgery and percutaneous devices. Streamline clinical decision making with an increased number of schematic diagrams and key data on surgical outcomes. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
The Manual of Minor Oral Surgery for the General Dentist, Second Edition continues the aim of providing clear and practical guidance to common surgical procedures encountered in general practice. Fully revised and updated with three additional chapters, the book approaches each procedure through detailed, step-by-step description and illustration. Ideal for general dental practitioners and students, the book is an indispensible tool for planning, performing, and evaluating a range of surgical procedures in day-to-day practice. The Manual of Minor Oral Surgery for the General Dentist begins with an expanded chapter on patient evaluation and history taking and a new chapter on managing the patient with medical comorbidities. It also address infections and sedation besides procedural chapters on such topics as third molar extractions, preprosthetic surgery, surgical implantology, crown-lengthening, and biopsy of oral lesions.
Revised, updated, and enhanced from cover to cover, the Sixth Edition of Greenfield’s Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice remains the gold standard text in the field of surgery. It reflects surgery’s rapid changes, new technologies, and innovative techniques, integrating new scientific knowledge with evolving changes in surgical care. Updates to this edition include new editors and contributors, and a greatly enhanced visual presentation. Balancing scientific advances with clinical practice, Greenfield’s Surgery is an invaluable resource for today’s residents and practicing surgeons. Key Features:Features enhanced, full-color illustrations, clinical photographs, key teaching points, and decision-making algorithms for quick reference to key information.Covers general scientific principles such as inflammation, shock, nutrition, pain management, and much more, followed by surgical practice chapters arranged by organ system.Introduces two new editors, Hasan Alam, MD and Timothy Pawlik, MD, who bring a fresh perspective and vision to this classic reference.Showcases the scientific and clinical expertise of more than 200 contributing authors, each an active practitioner in the field of surgery.Includes two new chapters on Obesity and Preoperative Risk Assessment.eBook version features over 40 "Morbidity and Mortality" case discussions and an Interactive Quesiton Bank with nearly 900 questionsNow with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:Complete content with enhanced navigationPowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the webCross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigationHighlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the textAbility to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
Ready Review for the General Surgery Oral Boards is a new, pocket-sized resource for preparation for the ABS General Surgery Certifying Exam, published in 2011. • 20 chapters spanning the breadth of general surgery. • Delivers information in a concise format to maximize studying efficiency. • Features updated information based on the most current cancer treatment guidelines. • Contains summaries of management algorithms for scenarios such as renal failure, hypotension, cardiac arrest, and trauma. • Includes an “operative guide” highlighting the important steps of over 120 procedures, ranging from FNA to Whipples and covering everything in between. • May also serve as a high-yield review for the ABSITE and ABS General Surgery Qualifying Exam.
The Tarascon General Surgery Pocketbook is a concise, organized, portable reference guide containing appropriately referenced basic science and clinical useful for both clinical preoperative and postoperative management and board review. Chapters are divided by anatomic and physiologic topics, including a section for managing surgical ward problems while on call and step-by-step outlines of the most common general and vascular surgery operations and exposures.Easy-to-use and convenient, the Tarascon General Surgery Pocketbook is the ideal resource for general surgeons and senior surgery residents.
Edited by Dr. Marc Neff, Passing the General Surgery Oral Board Exam, Second Edition helps candidates prepare for the General Surgery Oral Board Exam in a different way than other review books. In addition to covering concepts frequently addressed on the test, the review also alerts you to "common curveballs" and "strikeouts"– the unexpected problems or seemingly benign actions (or inactions) that could result in a missed diagnosis or misdiagnosis, and thus result in failure to pass the exam. Fully updated and expanded to reflect the many changes in standards of care, this unique study guide is the first to expose the potential traps and pitfalls of the exam by providing examples of how the questions may be asked and what not to say in response. Designed to be used in conjunction with medical textbooks and other study guides, Passing the General Surgery Oral Board Exam, Second Edition prepares candidates to think on their feet and answer exam questions confidently and accurately. It is an essential guide for surgical residents, fellows across the surgical subspecialties, and practicing surgeons who are board eligible.