Is surgery required? Is the patient effectively communicating symptoms to make the correct clinical diagnosis? Clinical Problems in Surgery, 3rd Edition supports medical students in applying clinical reasoning to problems they encounter in a clinical setup.
Individual chapters are dedicated to specific regions of the body where surgeons encounter most of the problems. The content structure follows the logical step-by-step process of introducing a clinical problem; seeking history and conducting physical examination; diagnosing the patient and devising a treatment plan based on this informed diagnosis.
2 Head and neck problems
3 Breast problems
4 Chest and chest wall problems
5 Back and related limb neurological problems
6 Limb problems
7 Abdominal and gastrointestinal problems
8 Groin, scrotum and abdominal wall problems
9 Urogenital problems
10 Preoperative medical problems in surgical patients
11 Postoperative problems
12 Problems in surgical intensive care
13 Problems in injured patients
14 Ophthalmological problems
Head, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Monash Health, Victoria
Councillor and Chairman, Professional Development and Standards Board, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Fox, Jane G. Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery (MMC), Monash University
Head, Breast Services, Monash Health, Victoria.
Saunder, Alan C. Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery (MMC), Monash University
Director of Surgery, Monash Health, Head, Vascular & Transplant Surgery, Monash Health, Victoria.
Yii, Ming Kon Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery (MMC), Monash University
Clinical Head, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Monash Health Dandenong, Victoria.