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January 1995

Essentials of Surgery

Author Affiliations

Oakland, Calif

 

2nd ed, edited by David C. Sabiston, Jr, and H. Kim Lyerly, 789 pp, $34.95, Philadelphia, Pa, WB Saunders Co, 1994.

Arch Surg. 1995;130(1):109. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1995.01430010111024

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Abstract

In the preface of Essentials of Surgery, Sabiston and Lyerly state that they have updated and revised this edition to serve medical students and residents as a condensed resource during their surgical rotations. New topics have been added as well as new sections covering surgical specialties. Concise, clear, and replete with good-quality illustrations, this book provides extensive coverage of important topics in surgery. The diversity of authors, representing many regions of North America, contributes to the richness of this book.

Seventeen chapters are devoted to the subject of patient care in the surgical ward or intensive care unit; they explain all facets of nonsurgical topics ranging from preoperative preparations to common postoperative complications. Realizing its close relation to surgery, the authors have included a chapter dedicated to anesthesiology. Presentations of the natural history, diagnosis, and surgical treatment philosophy of diseases related to the breasts, malignant neoplasms, and the gastrointestinal, endocrine,

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