New Edition
Kirk's Basic Surgical Techniques International Edition,
Edition 7
By Fiona Myint, FRCS

Publication Date: 18 May 2018

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.

Key Features

  • 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.

New Features

  • Now renamed Kirk’s Basic Surgical Techniques a new author has comprehensively revised the text taking full account of new developments in surgical techniques and equipment.
  • A new final chapter on the handling the patient.
About the author
By Fiona Myint, FRCS, Consultant in Vascular and General Surgery and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University College London, Royal Free Hospital
Table of Contents
  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 tissue
  8. Handling bones 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
Book details
ISBN: 9780702073212
Page Count: 256
Illustrations : Approx. 350 illustrations (350 in full color)
Retail Price : £20.99

Basic surgical trainees / MRCS candidates