CHURCHILL’S POCKETBOOKS SURGERY 5th Edition
Churchill’s Pocketbooks Surgery 5th Edition is written by specialist surgeons and, to this end, the author asked specialist registrars and junior consultants to take on this task. Autor also has written the general chapters.
It is now 20 years since the 1st edition; much has changed in that time, and over the versions, most of the chapters have been updated.
The authors of each chapter were given a brief to write material that is medical student friendly as well as suitable for
MRCS candidates. In particular, it was decided to emphasize specific points, and to this end, we have added ‘hints and tips’ placed in boxes throughout the chapters.
The aim of this Churchill’s Pocketbooks Surgery 5th Edition, however, remains the same: namely, to provide a concise and didactic account of the essential features of the more common surgical disorders. The book covers fundamental principles as well as providing essential information on etiology, diagnosis, and management, including preoperative and postoperative care.
It gives the student some idea of history taking, what physical signs to elicit, the differential diagnosis and what investigations to order and how to treat the patient. Churchill’s Pocketbooks Surgery 5th Edition covers the end of general surgery but aims to cover the basic needs of undergraduates and those in the early years of postgraduate training, as far as the surgical specialties are concerned.
Authors are assured that in these days of self-directed, student-centered, problem-based learning led by medical educationalists, there is still a place for a small book offering a didactic approach to the acquisition of medical knowledge.
Read in conjunction with Churchill’s Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis; it will provide almost everything the undergraduate needs to know and also sufficient information for the postgraduate studying for the MRCS. The author hopes Churchill’s Pocketbooks Surgery 5th Edition pdf book will continue to help you on the wards and in the clinics and will provide the necessary information for success in examinations.