Contents list

PART ONE: PRINCIPLES

1. The metabolic response to injury
2. Shock and blood transfusion
3. Wounds, tissue repair and scars
4. Basic surgical skills and anastomoses
5. Surgical Infection
6. Surgery in the tropics
7. Principles of laparoscopic and robotic surgery 8. Principles of paediatric surgery
9. Principles of oncology
10. Surgical audit and research
11. Surgical ethics and law
12. Patient safety

PART TWO: INVESTIGATION AND DIAGNOSIS

13. Diagnostic imaging
14. Gastrointestinal endoscopy
15. Tissue diagnosis

PART THREE: PERIOPERATIVE CARE

16. Preoperative preparation
17. Anaesthesia and pain relief
18. Care in the operating room
19. Perioperative management of the high-risk surgical patient
20. Nutrition and fluid therapy
21. Postoperative care
22. Day Case Surgery

PART FOUR: TRAUMA

23. Introduction to trauma
24. Early assessment and management of trauma
25. Emergency neurosurgery
26. Neck and spine
27. Maxillofacial trauma
28. Torso trauma
29. Extremity trauma
30. Burns
31. Plastic and reconstructive surgery
32. Disaster surgery

PART FIVE: ELECTIVE ORTHOPAEDICS

33. History taking and clinical examination in musculoskeletal disease
34. Sports medicine and sports injuries
35. The spine
36. Upper limb - pathology, assessment and management
37. Hip and knee
38. Foot and ankle
39. Muskuloskeletal tumours
40. Infection of the bones and joints
41. Paediatric orthopaedics

PART SIX: SKIN AND SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE

42. Skin and subcutaneous tissue

PART SEVEN: HEAD AND NECK

43. Elective neurosurgery
44. The eye and orbit
45. Cleft lip and palate: developmental abnormalities of the face, mouth and jaws
46. The nose and sinuses
47. The ear
48. Pharynx, larynx and neck
49. Oropharyngeal cancer
50. Disorders of the salivary glands

PART EIGHT: BREAST AND ENDOCRINE

51. The thyroid and parathyroid glands
52. The adrenal glands and other abdominal endocrine disorders
53. The breast

PART NINE: CARDIOTHORACIC

54. Cardiac surgery
55. The thorax

PART TEN: VASCULAR

56. Arterial disorders
57. Venous disorders
58. Lymphatic disorders

PART ELEVEN: ABDOMINAL

59. History and examination of the abdomen
60. Abdominal wall, hernia and umbilicus
61. The peritoneum, omentum, mesentery and retroperitoneal space
62. The oesophagus
63. Stomach and duodenum
64. Bariatric surgery 65. The liver
66. The spleen
67. The gall bladder and bile ducts
68. The pancreas
69. The small and large intestines
70. Intestinal obstruction
71. The vermiform appendix
72. The rectum
73. The anus and anal canal

PART TWELVE: GENITOURINARY

74. Urinary symptoms and investigations
75. The kidneys and ureters
76. The urinary bladder
77. The prostate and seminal vesicles
78. The urethra and penis
79. Testis and scrotum
80. Gynaecology

PART THIRTEEN: TRANSPLANTATION

81. Transplantation

APPENDIX

Appendix 1 Common instruments used in general surgery


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