Basic Surgical Skills and Techniques

Basic Surgical Skills and Techniques

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This second edition brings medical students and trainees fully up to date with the latest skills and techniques in surgery. The contents have been thoroughly revised and include the addition of four new chapters, and the layout improved to offer a logical, step by step format and enhance readability.

Beginning with the basic preparation for surgery, each of the following chapters describes a different technique, providing a brief overview of the surgery, discussion on the instruments and an explanation of the actual procedure. Each chapter is highly illustrated and includes a summary of the key points.

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New edition bringing trainees up to date with the latest skills and techniques in surgeryLogical, step by step layout enhances readabilityThoroughly revised contents with addition of four new chaptersHighly illustrated with nearly 280 full colour images and figuresKey points summary box in each chapter to assist learningInternationally recognised author and editor team from the UK and IndiaPrevious edition published in 2009
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Product details

  • Paperback | 157 pages
  • 174 x 234 x 8mm | 359.99g
  • New Delhi, India
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 76 Halftones, color; 200 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 935090375X
  • 9789350903759
  • 456,385

Table of contents

Scrubbing, Gowning and Gloving Techniques
Knot Tying Techniques
Wound Closure Techniques
Surgery of Common Skin Lesions Under Local Anaesthesia
Sutures in Surgery
Patient Positioning during Surgery
Anastomosis in Surgery
Art of Instrument Handling
Drains in Surgery
Minimal Access Surgery
Biopsy Techniques
Dissection Techniques
Surgical Diathermy: Principles and Precautions
Dressing and Wound Care
Basics of Lasers in Surgery
Basic Surgical Procedures
General Surgical Instruments
Recent Developments of Energy Sources in Surgery
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About Sudhir Kumar Jain

Sudhir Kumar Jain MS FRCS (Edinburgh) FACS FICS
Professor, Department of Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India

David L Stoker MD FRCS (Edinburgh)
Consultant Surgeon, University College of London Hospitals and North Middlesex University Hospital, London, UK

Raman Tanwar MS
Consultant Surgeon, Jyoti Hospital, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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