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Book Review
October 2001

Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence

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by Jeffrey A. Norton, MD, R. Randal Bollinger, MD, PhD, Alfred E. Chang, MD, Stephen F. Lowry, MD, Sean J. Mulvihill, MD, Harvey I. Pass, MD, Robert W. Thompson, MD, 2100 pp, with 966 illus and 200 tables, $119, ISBN 0-387-98447-X, Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, 2001.


Copyright 2001 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2001

Arch Surg. 2001;136(10):1208. doi:

Jeffrey Norton, MD, and his editorial board (Drs Bollinger, Chang, Lowry, Mulvihill, Pass, and Thompson) have ushered in a new and significant era of currently available surgery textbooks. During a period of numerous adventures into the textbook arena, this is different in focus and quality. The 130 contributors constitute an excellent group of current young surgeons, who, along with the editors, have stayed the course with this interesting format. There are 966 figures in this massive undertaking of 2100 pages.

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