I. The Patient Presents With Acute Abdominal Pain Dyspepsia Vomiting, Haematemesis and Melaena Change in Bowel Habit Abdominal Mass and Distension Rectal Bleeding Anorectal Pain Jaundice Dysphagia Breast Lump Neck Lump Ischaemic Limb Leg Ulcer Groin Swelling Scrotal Swelling Haematuria Urinary Difficulty Skin Lesion Anaemia Abdominal Pain in Children
II. Diseases and Disorders Oesophageal Disorders Gastric and Duodenal Disorders Disorders of the Small Intestine Colonic Disorders Anorectal Disorders Hepatobiliary Disorders Gynaecological Disorders Abdominal Hernias Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders Neck Swellings Breast Disorders Vascular Disorders Urological Disorders Skin Lesions Soft Tissue Disorders Trauma Postoperative Care and Complications Principles of Cancer Management
III. History, Examination and Common Investigations Clerking a Surgical Patient Examination of a Surgical Patient Writing up a Surgical Clerking Investigation of a Surgical Patient Introduction to the operating theatre
IV. Self-assessment MCQs, EMQs, SAQs Index
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