1:Good surgical practice
2:Principles of surgery
5:Head and neck surgery
8:Upper gastrointestinal surgery
9:Liver, pancreatic, and biliary surgery
19:Peripheral vascular disease
21:Common surgical procedures
22:Remote and rural surgery
23:Surgery in tropical diseases
24:Eponymous terms and rarities
25:Day case surgery
The fifth edition of this bestselling Oxford Medical Handbook is now even better than ever, with the inclusion of three new chapters on day case surgery, remote and rural surgery, and emergency surgery. It has been thoroughly revised with the latest guidelines, management algorithms, and guidance on decision-making.
Now with the editorial team expanded to include four new associate editors, this new edition provides an accessible pocket reference for surgical trainees, medical students, and all those involved in the care of the surgical patient. It is thoroughly comprehensive, without sacrificing the clear, concise, and quick-reference style the Oxford Medical Handbooks are known for. It provides surgically relevant anatomy and physiology, quick reference symbols, key diagrams, and a focus on evidence-based practice with key references throughout. This essential guide will ensure you have the information you need at your fingertips.
- Comprehensively updated to include latest guidelines, management algorithms, and evidence-based practice
- Concise, quick-reference style to provide essential surgical information and common operative techniques with practical hints and procedures
- Includes brand new chapters on emergency surgery, day case surgery, and surgery in remote and rural environments
- Thoroughly revised throughout by key surgical specialists, to ensure the new edition is up-to-date with latest practice and guidelines
Edited by Anil Agarwal, Consultant Surgeon, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Lecturer, Durham University, UK, Santhini Jeyarajah, Senior Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellow, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK, Rhiannon Harris, Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Swansea Bay University Health Board, UK, and Ruwan Weerakkody, Vascular Surgery Registrar,, The Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
Greg McLatchie, Consultant Surgeon, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK, Neil Borley, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Cheltenham General Hospital, UK, and Edited by
Rhiannon Harris is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon based at Morriston Hospital, Swansea. She qualified from Peninsula Medical School in 2007, completed her surgical training within the Wales Deanery and undertook a post-CCT fellowship in complex abdominal wall reconstruction at Exeter. Her clinical interests lie in colorectal and hernia surgery, and wound healing, and she has published widely with over 50 peer-reviewed papers. She was previously awarded a Royal College of Surgeons Research Fellowship towards her MD awarded by Cardiff University for her research investigated the clinical relevance of Pigment Epithelial Derived Factor in colorectal cancer and wound healing. She is extremely active in collaborative clinical research, currently being a co-investigator for the Hughes Abdominal Repair Trial (HART), a NIHR funded randomised controlled trial comparing suturing techniques for abdominal wall closure in order to prevent incisional hernia formation.
Ruwan Weerakkody studied Medicine at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. He completed foundation training in Cambridge, and worked as a Senior House Officer in Melbourne, Australia. He undertook an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship and Wellcome Trust Clinical Training (PhD) fellowship, based at Imperial College London and the University of Edinburgh, where he studied the genetics of Ehlers Danlos syndrome and Aortic aneurysm. He is currently a Vascular Surgery Registrar in the London Deanery, currently at the Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.
"Review from previous edition I found it friendly and easy to find any source of information in a systematic order. I would recommend it for junior doctors and final year medical students." - BMA Book Awards 2014. Highly Commended
"'[It] perfectly summarises surgery in all its glory - highly recommended for anyone embarking on a surgical rotation.'" - GKT Surgical Society
"'In short, it's a little surgical gem.' " - Glasgow University Medical Journal