ACS Surgery: Principles and Practice, 2 Vol Set (7th ed.)


ACS Surgery: Principles and Practice, 2 Vol Set (7th ed.)



ACS Surgery provides best surgical practices recommended by over 200 leading surgeons, under the sponsorship of the American College of Surgeons. Richly illustrated, with over 1200 full-colour diagrams, photos, and illustrations that clarify complex processes and procedures. Over 100 algorithms offer step-by-step diagnostic and management strategies in a practical manner. New to the seventh edition are: Expanded care in special situations section: New chapters, including urologic considerations for the general surgeon; gynaecologic considerations for the general surgeon; transplantation for the general surgeon; plastic surgery considerations for the general surgeon. New scientific foundations section: New chapters, including evidence-based medicine; technical aspects of laparoscopic surgery; principles of cancer treatment; coagulation disorders; management of chronic wounds. Updated coverage of topics relating to breast, abdominal pain, intestinal obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeding, bariatric procedures, and many others. Contents include: Competency-Based Surgical Care. Basic Surgical and Perioperative Considerations. Head and Neck. Breast, Skin, and Soft Tissue. The Thorax. Gastrointestinal Tract and Abdomen. Vascular System. FREE: Three months' access to ACS Surgery Online with each book purchase. See the inside front cover for instructions regarding free access. ACS Surgery Online is updated monthly with new and revised chapters, and offers quick electronic searches, and a convenient CME program of up to 60 Category 1 credits. The ACS Surgery Online CME programme allows you to easily meet the Maintenance of Certification requirements of the American Board of Surgery.



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ACS Surgery: Principles and Practice, 2 Vol Set (7th ed.)
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