Written by the world's foremost practitioners and instructors, this landmark reference logically progresses from basic science principles, including topics such as cells, genomics, and molecular surgery, to clinical areas such as the pancreas. Importantly, the book is carefully written to ensure that SCORE(R) (Surgical Council on Resident Education) topics are covered in depth and are easy to locate within the text.
Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, Eleventh Edition reflects a distinctly modern approach in the dissemination of surgical knowledge, providing up-to-date coverage of all key surgical areas, from trauma and transplantation, to neurosurgery. In each chapter, the content is supported by learning aids (many new to this edition) that include boxed key points, pearls and decision-making boxes, detailed anatomical figures, diagnostic and management algorithms, an abundance of completely up-to-date tables, and key references.
-Market: General surgeons (40,000 in the USA and 120,000 worldwide), surgery residents (4,000 in the USA), medical students (18,500/year)-New two-volume presentation: Volume 1: Basic Sciences and Subspecialties, Volume 2: General Surgery-Beautiful full-color design-Acclaimed data tables summarize the most current evidence-An increased number of global contributors-New chapters on Outpatient/Ambulatory Surgery, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS), and Skills and Simulation.
For half-a-century, no other text has provided such a solid grounding in basic science, anatomy, operative techniques, and more recently, professional development and leadership training, as Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery. Written by the world’s foremost surgeons, this landmark reference offers distinctly modern and all-encompassing coverage of every important topic in general surgery.
Enhanced by a new two volume presentation, the Eleventh Edition has been completely updated and refreshed with an emphasis on state-of-the-art, evidence-based surgical care. You will find an exciting array of new contributors from around the world, new chapters on cutting-edge topics, plus the acclaimed learning aids that make the material easier to understand and memorize. This outstanding content is bolstered by more than 800 photographs and 1,300 line drawings, most in full color, as well as online videos demonstrating key operations.
Here’s why the Eleventh Edition is the best edition yet:
- Six timely new chapters on important topics such as enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS), ambulatory/outpatient surgery, evidence for surgery practice, skills and simulation, and web-based education and social media
- High-quality full-color design showcases an unsurpassed illustration program
- Emphasis on high-yield discussion of diagnosis and treatment of surgical disease, arranged by organ system and surgical specialty
- Acclaimed learning aids (many new to this edition), including an abundance of completely up-to-date tables that summarize the most current evidence, boxed key points, detailed anatomical figures, diagnostic and management algorithms, and an abundance of completely up-to-date tables, and key references
- More than the field’s cornerstone textbook, Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery is an international compendium of the knowledge and technique of the world’s leading surgeons.
F. Charles Brunicardi, MD, FACS is Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Toledo School of Medicine.
Dana K. Andersen, MD, FACS is Program Director, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, National Institutes of Health.
Timothy R. Billiar, MD, FACS is George Vance Foster Professor and Chair of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; and Vice-President and Chief Academic Officer, University of Pittsburgh Physicians.
David L. Dunn, MD, PhD, FACS is Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, University of Louisville.
John G. Hunter, MD, FACS is Kenneth A.J. Mackenzie Professor, Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University; Executive Vice President, OHSU; and Chief Executive Officer, OHSU Health System.
Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD, FACS is Dallas B. Phemister Professor of Surgery and Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medicine.
Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD, FACS is Professor and Director, Division of Surgical Oncology, The Ohio State University