The Atlas of General Surgery is a highly practical, how-to reference for the most frequently performed operations. For precise and quick orientation, each surgical chapter presents a brief introduction to surgical preparation, anesthesia, positioning, relevant anatomy, risks, complications, and postoperative care, and then illustrates the operative technique through excellent drawings and detailed legends.
Covers all common surgeries any general surgeon needs to know
Step-by-step guide to each operative procedure
More than 1,200 high-quality drawings demonstrate surgical anatomy and technique, with each illustration showing one operative step
Didactic page layout allows for easy comprehension of the material
Practical tips, tricks, and pitfalls highlight crucial information
Ideal for all surgeons in training the Atlas of General Surgery is a handy, one-volume text that provides an overview of this broad field. It also serves as a valuable reference for the bookshelf of practicing surgeons who would like to consult a rapid review before surgery.