Undergraduate Surgery Simplified is a highly illustrated guide for undergraduate surgical students, authored by Peter Lee, former Head of the Department of Surgery at Penang Medical College, Malaysia, and General and Colorectal Surgeon at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals, UK.
The book is divided into 39 chapters by case scenario. Each chapter provides information on investigation and diagnosis, postoperative care and underlying principles of surgical practice. The scenarios covered range from indigestion and weight loss to head injuries and motor vehicle accidents, with surgical methods detailed for each case.
Undergraduate Surgery Simplified can be used either as a stand-alone course or in conjunction with established medical school curricula. With over 350 images, illustrations and tables, and a question and answer format, this book is also ideal for revision and Modified Essay Question examination practice.
- Case-based guide to surgery for self-taught course for undergraduate students
- 39 case scenarios with detailed surgical methods
- 357 images, illustrations and tables
Ex-Professor and Head, Department of Surgery, Penang Medical College, Penang, Malaysia, Consultant, General and Colorectal Surgeon, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals, UK
1. Difficulty in Swallowing 2. Heartburn 3. Indigestion 4. Indigestion and Weight Loss 5. Painful Jaundice 6. Jaundice and Weight Loss 7. Jaundice Fever and Rigors 8. Acute Abdominal Pain 9. Chronic Abdominal Pain 10. Acute Abdominal Pain and Collapse 11. Rectal Bleeding and Change in Bowel 12. Rectal Bleeding and Anal Symptoms 13. Vomiting Blood 14. Diarrhea and Rectal Bleeding 15. Diarrhea and Abdominal Pain 16. Lump in Breast 17. Nipple Discharge/Painful Breast 18. Blood in Urine 19. Difficulty in Passing Urine 20. Loin Pain 21. Swelling in Scrotum 22. Painful Scrotum (Child and Adult) 23. Non-Palpable Testis (Child) 24. Tight Foreskin 25. Head Injury 26. Motor Vehicle Accident 27. Postoperative Pyrexia 28. Postoperative: Wound Pain, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Leg Pain, Wound Discharge Vomiting, Constipation, Breathlessness, Low Urine Output 29. Passing Blood with Low Blood Count Postoperative Anemia Reaction to Blood Transfusion 30. Pain in Calf on Walking 31. Acutely Painful Lower Limb 32. Postoperative Pain in Calf (DVT) 33. Ulcer on Leg 34. Swollen Leg 35. Varicose Veins 36. Lump in Neck 37. Lump in Groin 38. Burns 39. Fluid and Electrolytes