Top Knife

The Art and Craft of Trauma Surgery

Ranked #19 in Emergency Medicine, Ranked #29 in Surgery

A practical guide to operative trauma surgery written by two exceptional surgeons and educators whose combined experience approaches half a century. Full of advice on how surgeons should use their heads as well as their hands - how to think, plan, and improvise - when, for example, operating on a massively bleeding trauma patient. Starts with general principles, continues with specific injuries to abdomen, chest, neck, and peripheral vessels. Generously illustrated throughout, with drawings produced specifically for this book. For residents, general surgeons with an interest in trauma, and... more

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