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Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer in Non-technical Skills

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Rhona Flin, George G. Youngson, Steven Yule
July 28, 2015

Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer in Non-Technical Skills explains why non-technical skills are vital for safe and effective performance in the operating theatre. The book provides a full account, with supporting empirical evidence, of the Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons (NOTSS) system and ...

Human Sectional Anatomy: Pocket atlas of body sections, CT and MRI images, Fourth edition

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Adrian Kendal Dixon, David J. Bowden, Bari M. Logan, Harold Ellis
June 29, 2017

First published in 1991, Human Sectional Anatomy set new standards for the quality of cadaver sections and accompanying radiological images. Now in its fourth edition, this unsurpassed quality remains and is further enhanced by the addition of new material. The superb full-colour cadaver...

Endocrine Surgery, Second Edition

Demetrius Pertsemlidis, William B. Inabnet III, Michel Gagner
June 26, 2017

The second edition of Endocrine Surgery is a comprehensive update of the previous edition published in 2003. Edited by three leading authorities in the field of surgical endocrinology, the book encompasses the clinical, imaging, nuclear, molecular, technological and evidence-based principles that...

Pediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition

David E. Wesson, Bindi Naik-Mathuria
May 15, 2017

Injuries cause more than half of all childhood deaths and a large proportion of pediatric trauma care is provided by non-pediatric specialists. This book provides an update of current practice, backed by evidence-based recommendations, in four sections: 1) Trauma systems for children, including...

Surgeon, Heal Thyself: Optimising Surgical Performance by Managing Stress

Uttam Shiralkar
March 13, 2017

Surgeons start their career in the expectation that it will bring personal satisfaction through an unparalleled sense of achievement and professional growth. Nonetheless, a career in surgery carries with it serious challenges: surgical training is rigorous, both emotionally and physically, and...

Medical Tourism and Wellness: Hospitality Bridging Healthcare (H2H)

Frederick J. DeMicco
March 13, 2017

Medical Tourism and Wellness: Hospitality Bridging Healthcare (H2H) takes a systems approach to examining the growing field of medical tourism, one of the field’s hottest niches, with billions of dollars spent each year. This important book fills the need for a modern management book that looks at...

Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: The Lapco Manual

Mark Coleman, Tom Cecil
March 06, 2017

This unique reference in laparoscopic colorectal surgery starts by looking at the establishment of the Lapco training programme in the UK. It then goes on to provide a comprehensive technical manual of operative and patient care for laparoscopic colorectal surgery, offers insight into training and...

Mesenteric Principles of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Basic and Applied Science

John Calvin Coffey, Rishabh Sehgal, Dara Walsh
February 15, 2017

Mesenteric-based gastrointestinal and colorectal surgery has been practiced internationally for over a century. However, it is not yet universally adopted, and considerable variations exist. Such variations are explained by the historical disparity that has persisted between anatomic and surgical...

Vascular Surgery: Principles and Practice, Fourth Edition

Samuel Eric Wilson, Juan Carlos Jimenez, Frank J. Veith, A. Ross Naylor, John A. C. Buckels
December 02, 2016

Vascular surgery has seen a remarkable evolution. A discipline focused on the natural history and treatment of vascular disease by open operation is now primarily a minimally invasive specialty. Mastery of the basic pathophysiology has been retained while the transformation by improved imaging and...

Gamma Cameras for Interventional and Intraoperative Imaging

Alan C. Perkins, John E. Lees
November 03, 2016

Gamma cameras are traditionally large devices that are situated in nuclear medicine departments, but recent advances in detector design have enabled the production of compact gamma cameras that allow nuclear imaging at the patient bedside and in the operating theatre. Gamma Cameras for...

Visual Tracking in Conventional Minimally Invasive Surgery

Shahram Payandeh
October 14, 2016

Visual Tracking in Conventional Minimally Invasive Surgery introduces the various tools and methodologies that can be used to enhance a conventional surgical setup with some degree of automation. The main focus of this book is on methods for tracking surgical tools and how they can be used to...

Surgical Oncology: Theory and Multidisciplinary Practice, Second Edition

Graeme J. Poston, Lynda Wyld, Riccardo A. Audisio
October 03, 2016

Surgical oncology is now a recognized specialty in the US and several European countries, and cancer surgery takes up a significant part of any general surgeon’s workload. This thoroughly updated second edition of this bestseller is officially endorsed as a textbook for the syllabus and curriculum...

Get Through MRCS Part A: SBAs

Nikhil Pawa, Paul Cathcart, Howard Tribe
June 14, 2016

Success in any exam requires careful preparation, background reading and, importantly, prior self-assessment. Containing 1000 Single Best Answer (SBA) questions for the MRCS Part A, this book offers surgical trainees a wealth of exam practice, written and edited by expert authors with recent...

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