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This book does not attempt to rival major surgical textbooks, but draws together a collection of basic information in a convenient format. It provides a transition in knowledge between the basic sciences and clinical practice. Emphasis is placed on the general principles of surgery rather than on management of specific conditions and thus this title complements the standard clinical surgical textbooks.
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Mr (Jerry) Kirk is one of our most well-known and reliable authors. His publications for Churchill Livinstone are:
* General Surgical Operations (4E)
* Essential General Surgical Operations (1E)
* Basic Surgical Techniques (4E)
Mr Bill Ribbans is a convenor of the STEP distance-learning programme run by the College of Surgeons. He is a new editor to the book.
"...anyone who reads this book will be guaranteed a firm grounding in the the general principles of surgery.
...this book is an excellent text and I would recommend it to any surgical trainee." President of GKT Surgical Society, The Journal of Surgery, October 2003
textbook outshines others in its class...highly recommend to any trainee or student wishing to understand the principles and practice of surgery and furthermore it is certainly is a prerequisite for anyone determined to pursue a career in surgery." Surgery Student, The Journal of Surgery, November 2003
must have for anyone wanting a career in surgery."MAD Magazine - Barts and The London Students' Association, November 2003
a textbook worth taking a closer look at.
Unlike other surgical texts, this one manages not only to cover basic sciences and principles, but also topics such as surgical access and instrumentation, which is essential for the budding surgeon.
I highly recommend this book, to not only the trainee surgeons it is intended for but any medical student wishing to understand the principles and practice of surgery before facing their surgical rotations and clinical exams." Nikita Kanani, GKT Gazette, December 2003
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Book Description Elsevier. Condition: New. pp. 512. Seller Inventory # 7611669
Book Description Churchill Livingstone, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0443072620