A substantial and transforming revision of the classic text. This edition features nearly 50% new material written by the next generation of leaders in the field of surgery. Highlight include the latest advances and techniques in transplantation, expanded coverage of surgical oncology, a completely new chapter on trauma written by the leading figure on the subject, and a state-of-the-art review of recent findings concerning systemic and metabolic response to injury. Furthermore, in keeping with the implications of managed care, the latest minimally invasive techniques for the surgical treatment and management of disease have been integrated throughout the text. Lastly, the scientific principles underlying pathophysiology and surgical intervention accompany discussion of surgical diagnosis and management.
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This work contains the full text tables and illustrations of the new seventh edition of "Schwartz' Principles of Surgery" plus over 500 self-assessment questions and new video segments of surgical procedures. Extensive cross referencing within the text makes seamless movement across the "Schwartz" database easy and fast. Also, the self-assessment component on the disc will feature answers linked into the "Schwartz" text for more expanded review.From the Back Cover:
Now, all 2,100 pages and 1,725 illustrations of the standard-setting Principles of Surgery are always right at your finger-tips - with this versatile, easy-to-navigate CD-ROM. Whether you're a resident gearing up for board exams or a practitioner who needs at-at-glance answers to surgical questions, this rapid-access electronic teaching tool is absolutely ideal. Reflected here are all the updates of the text's seventh edition; leading-edge insights on the science and practice of surgery from a host of new contributors; and new chapters on transplantation, surgical oncology, trauma, and more.
You'll also discover:
More than 700 PreTest self-assessment questions and answers with detailed explanations; Videos of 27 surgical procedures including the latest laparoscopic techniques;
Quick-access, hyperlinked text for easy and extensive cross-referencing; Bookmarks and "sticky note" features that customize the database to your needs.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070557357