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Latest Book Reviews in General including hernia, trauma and critical care

How to Operate: For MRCS Candidates and Other Surgical Trainees

  • Author: Matthew Stephenson
  • An exciting and novel adjunct to modern surgical training, ‘How to Operate’ cleverly combines three DVDs with a study guide to present a comprehensive resource for junior surgeons. The ten hours of footage cover forty index procedures across Continue reading...

  • Reviewed By Mr P A Sutton - University of Liverpool on Mar 28, 2012
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Atlas of General Surgical Techniques

  • Author: Courtney M. Townsend Jr. MD & B. Mark Evers MD
  • I read through the book with great pleasure.

    The authors did an excellent job by including critical remarks on surgical anatomy, preoperative workup, postoperative care and typical surgical pitfalls, thus giving this atlas a Continue reading...

  • Reviewed By Peter Ambe - St. Elisabeth-Kreiskrankenhaus Grevenbroich on Mar 28, 2012
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The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Author: Siddartha Mukherjee
  • Siddartha Mukherjee is an oncologist and assistant professor of medicine at Columbia university.  His first book, The Emperor of all Maladies has won the Pulitzer prize for non-fiction and it is the first ever non-fiction work to receive Continue reading...

  • Reviewed By Dr Nicholas A Faure Walker - Charing Cross Hospital on Mar 16, 2012
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