Emergencies in Clinical Surgery
Oxford University Press
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Due to reduced working hours amongst junior doctors, a quick-reference, practical guide to common emergency surgical problems and trauma is needed more than ever. 'Emergencies in Clinical Surgery' aims to make the life of junior surgeons easier. It is written in an easily accessible, concise style, and in this format enabling readers to refer to it on the ward. The use of icons indicating the degree of urgency for each topic aid in the identification of true emergencies. Algorithms are used extensively throughout the book in order to simplify management decisions.
- A concise guide to the practical management of surgical emergencies
- Covers emergency situations encountered before and after surgery
- Material is grouped by presentation with cross referencing to more detailed disease specific information
- Features icons and algorithms to help the reader gauge the severity of the situation
- An ideal companion for Foundation Programme surgical rotations and for those based in emergency departments