Hardware requirements: for PC: 486 CPU or better, Microsoft Windows 3.1 or Windows 95, 8 MB RAM, 8 MB of free hard disk space, color monitor generating 256 colors (8-bit) at 640 × 480 resolution, 4-speed CD-ROM drive, sound card to hear animations. For Macintosh: 680X0 Macintosh or Power Macintosh, System 7.0 (including QuickTime extension), 8 MB RAM, 10 MB of free hard disk space, color monitor generating 256 colors (8-bit) at 640 × 480 resolution, 4-speed CD-ROM drive.
The combined work of the American College of Surgeons and Scientific American Medicine, Scientific American Surgery on CD-ROM is a fast and reliable source of surgical information. It delivers the same information on surgical protocols, procedures, and recommendations as the Scientific American Surgery printed edition in an easy-to-use CD-ROM format, providing additional advantages of fast data search and retrieval as well as extended possibilities for data management.
Scientific American Surgery on CD-ROM. Arch Surg. 1999;134(7):781. doi:10.1001/archsurg.134.7.781