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Fast Facts: Minor Surgery, 2nd edn

By Christopher J Price and
Rodney Sinclair

Published 2007

120 pages, 55 illustrations

ISBN 978-1-903734-01-8

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"This concise, up-to-date, well-illustrated text represents excellent value for money... it's unique in being able to pack so much relevant information into such a small volume, which makes it highly readable."

British Medical Association, on Fast Facts: Minor Surgery, 2nd edn. 
First Prize, Primary Health Care, BMA Book Awards 2008.

Dermatological surgery is practised routinely in primary care, and most minor procedures are straightforward and require minimal time. Success is dependent on the practitioner's ability to recognize lesions, choose and plan appropriate treatment and surgical interventions, and perform surgical procedures.

Fast Facts: Minor Surgery, second edition provides an overview of the good practice and operative set-up required for dermatological surgery, the skin lesions commonly encountered in primary care and the various techniques and procedures involved in their treatment.  

Contents
Operative set-up and equipment; Local anesthesia; Lesion identification and management; Treatment planning; Avoiding complications; Suturing techniques and removal; Surgical procedures; Examinng your practice

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'Perfect for surgeons or nurse practitioners learning the basic principles of surgery. Will enhance basic surgical skills and keep you out of trouble! Great little book and great value for money.' C. Pickard, Scotland, on amazon.co.uk (5-star review), 28th June 2010

"Very enlightening book. Will be extremely useful when undertaking minor surgery course at university. Recommended to other members of staff who are contemplating undertaking minor surgery courses." 5-star Amazon review, September 2013

 

The authors

Christopher J Price

MBBCh MRCGP DipMedEd Associate Dean, Postgraduate Education for General Practice, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK


Rodney Sinclair

Professor of Dermatology, University of Melbourne, Director of Dermatology Services, St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Director of Research and Training, Skin and Cancer Foundation, Darlington/Westmead, NSW, Australia


 

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