Kirk’s Basic Surgical Techniques 7th Edition
The Seventh Edition of this highly regarded title for surgical trainees gives clear, concise guidance on all aspects of acquiring surgical techniques to ensure operative success. The full range of surgical skills is comprehensively reviewed in a clear ‘how-to-do-it’ style, which consolidates those learnt both in theatre and on training courses. This new edition has been thoroughly revised by a new author based on the much praised editions by its original author Mr R M Kirk. Key Points boxes throughout the text summarise the important aspects of each technique.
Provides guidance on the full range of surgical techniques required by all trainee surgeons.
Concentrates on the main principles behind the use of the surgical techniques
Key Points boxes provide hints and tips to reinforce the main aspects of each technique
About the Author
Ms Fiona Myint qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1987 and trained in Surgery in London. She was appointed jointly to The North Middlesex University Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital as a substantive Consultant Vascular & General Surgeon commencing December 2000. From May 2013, herservices were centralized with vascular reconfiguration to the Royal Free. Her practice covers the full range of general Vascular Surgery and in both elective and emergency settings. She has an established track record in the training of surgeons.
1 Handling yourself
2 Handling instruments
3 Handling threads
4 Handling ducts and cavities
5 Handling blood vessels
6 Handling skin
7 Handling connective and soft tissues
8 Handling bone and joints
9 Handling dissection
10 Handling bleeding
11 Handling drains
12 Handling infection
13 Handling minimal access surgery
14 Handling the patient
15 Handling craft skills