Established as a standard basic science text for surgeons and for residents preparing for the ABSITE and the board exam, The Physiologic Basis of Surgery is now in its Fourth Edition. Chapters are written by renowned educators with experience preparing surgical residency curricula and present complex physiologic concepts clearly, with numerous illustrations. This thoroughly updated edition features completely rewritten chapters on geriatrics, the breast, the digestive system, and the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas.
Purchase of this Fourth Edition includes online access to the fully searchable text and images, plus a test bank of over 1,200 multiple-choice questions with answers-a perfect tool for exam preparation.
CHAPTER 1 Cell Biology CHAPTER 2 Growth and Development CHAPTER 3 Fluids and Electrolytes CHAPTER 5 Nutrition and Metabolism CHAPTER 6 Wound Healing: Normal and Abnormal Mechanisms CHAPTER 7 Basic Immunology for Surgeons CHAPTER 8 Oncology CHAPTER 9 Surgical Infection CHAPTER 10 Principles of Pharmacology CHAPTER 11 Biostatistics CHAPTER 12 Female Reproductive Biology The Endocrine System CHAPTER 13 The Breast CHAPTER 14 The Endocrine System CHAPTER 15 The Cardiovascular System CHAPTER 16 The Respiratory System CHAPTER 17 The Digestive System CHAPTER 18 Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas CHAPTER 19 Hemostasis, Thrombosis, Anticoagulation, Hematopoiesis, and Blood Transfusion CHAPTER 20 The Musculoskeletal System CHAPTER 21 Basic Neuroscience CHAPTER 22 Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue CHAPTER 23 Urology/Urinary System CHAPTER 24 Anesthesia CHAPTER 25 Physiologic Changes Of Aging CHAPTER 26 Selected Technologies in General Surgery