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Fundamentals of General Surgery

Editors: Palazzo, Francesco (Ed.)

  • Provides a rationale and utilization range for each technique 
  • Features descriptions of specific skills suitable for direct practical application 
  • Contains information on surgical instruments: their importance, proper utilization, nomenclature and possible alternatives
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About this Textbook

This book provides a comprehensive guide to the surgical skills required during general surgery. General Concepts are covered with descriptions of basic terminology, the logic behind specific approaches, limitations of specific skills, technical and practical considerations, and safety of using specific approaches and skills. 

More advanced topics including gastro-intestinal anastomosis, exploring a patient after a major trauma, and managing crisis situations are also discussed, as well as current controversies and future directions within general surgery.

Fundamentals of General Surgery is relevant to trainees in general surgery and its subspecialties, and aims to give them an easy to access resource that contains real life examples, iconography, and recommended further reading. 


About the authors

Francesco Palazzo, MD FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery

Chief of Surgery - Methodist Hospital Division

Associate Residency Program Director

Department of Surgery

Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Reviews

“This is a compact introductory book intended for trainees in general surgery and related specialties. … The book is written for medical students, PA and ARNP students, residents, fellows, and other trainees. It amply meets the needs of this audience. … This is a carefully written and edited, well-illustrated book that covers a wide range of important topics in surgery.” (Carol Scott-Conner, Doody's Book Reviews, October, 2018)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

  • Fundamentals of Patient Preparation for the Operating Room in the Twenty-First Century

    Pearsall, Emily A. (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

  • Fundamentals of Operating Room Setup and Surgical Instrumentation

    Dukleska, Katerina (et al.)

    Pages 17-38

  • Fundamentals of Sutures, Needles, Knot Tying, and Suturing Technique

    Latona, Jessica A. (et al.)

    Pages 39-64

  • Fundamentals of Patient Positioning and Skin Prep

    Giambartolomei, Giulio (et al.)

    Pages 65-82

  • Fundamentals of Incisions and Skin Closures

    Imeokparia, Folasade O. (et al.)

    Pages 83-94

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-75656-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-75655-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Fundamentals of General Surgery
Editors
  • Francesco Palazzo
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-75656-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-75656-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-75655-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 350
Number of Illustrations
32 b/w illustrations, 168 illustrations in colour
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