A timely practical textbook encompassing the full range of clinical conditions within paediatric surgery. Surgeons-in-training will be delighted to discover that the book offers them a concise outline of paediatric surgical practice, thus ensuring that they are wholly familiar with a wide range of clinical scenarios.
Key topics are included within sections on neonatal surgical conditions, surgical disorders of infancy, surgical conditions in childhood and adolescence, head and neck, hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders, preparation of the child for surgery, malignant disorders, urology, neurosurgery, and trauma. Short chapters complemented by clinical photography, schematic figures and tables splendidly enables the reader to understand key concepts with confidence.
World author experts have generously contributed to this textbook ensuring that the contents reflect ‘real world’ practice. A wide range of readers notably surgeons-in-training, members of the paediatric surgery care team including nursing staff, postgraduates seeking core knowledge of paediatric surgery for board examinations, and surgeons planning to specialise in paediatric surgery will benefit greatly from this practical guide.