Churchill's Pocketbook of Surgery - International Edition

 
9780443070433: Churchill's Pocketbook of Surgery - International Edition

The third edition of this highly-praised pocketbook provides a concise and didactic account of the essential features of the more common surgical disorders, at both a size and price to suit the pocket. The book covers basic principles, as well as providing essential information on aetiology, diagnosis and management, including pre-operative and postoperative care. The text covers the field of general surgery but aims also to cover the basic needs of the undergraduate as far as the surgical specialities are concerned. The book is intended to fit easily in the white coat pocket and to be used on the wards. It gives students some idea of history-taking, what physical signs to elicit, the differential diagnosis, what investigations to order and how to treat the patient.

  • Attractively presented in two colours.
  • Covers all the major surgical specialities such as orthopaedics, urology, neurosurgery, etc.
  • The comprehensive text outlines the basic principles together with key information on aetiology, diagnosis and management, as well as pre-and post-operative care.
  • Practical treatment descriptions are clearly highlighted.
  • Important points outlined.
  • Checklist of emergency situations for quick reference.
  • Comprehensively updated throughout.
  • A new second author, Mr Mike Delbridge, joins Mr Raftery.

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"The book is not merely another pocket textbook with long lists to learn; instead topics are laid out in a simple and effective format with enough detail to remember main points...I will be using this book for finals and in my career and honestly recommend it to others."
Medical Student, Cambridge University
"Churchill's Pocketbook of Surgery offers a concise and comprehensive guide to surgery which is well aimed at the clinical undergraduate. The topics covered by this book enable the reader to obtain a real understanding of this aspect of medicine and delivers it in a highly digestible manner."

Medical Student, Nottingham University
"I like this book. It is small and compact and thus suitable to carry onto the wards and refer to. It presents information in a systematic way and gives detailed information in a very digestible manner."
Medical Student, University College London, UK
"When you start to look around for a book to revise for your exams, or something to take into the hospital with you during your surgical rotations, I can highly recommend this book...the level of detail is perfect when you need the pertinent facts fast."

Brighton and Sussex Medical School Surgical Society review
"This book fits perfectly into the surgical-shaped hole in my knowledge! Perfect for medical students and junior doctors on every rung of the ladder...meet your new best friend!
Fitting well in the pocket or hand-bag, allowing on-the-spot reference in theatre or commuter-revision, this book makes learning surgery easy."
Medical Student, Imperial College London, UK
"The layout is good, with boxes in the text to highlight important points and useful, simple diagrams. There is also a quick reference index for finding the sections dealing with a common surgical emergencies. The text gives pointers on how to reach a differential diagnosis, which is very useful in today’s era of specialisation.
One of the best pieces of advice I ever had as a trainee was that it was better to know a little book well than a big book badly: this is a little book that is worth knowing well."
John Winstanley, Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons 2008; 90:269

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