Surgical Handicraft: Manual for Surgical Residents and Surgeons

Editor: R Dayananda Babu

The second edition is completely revised and updated with addition of 13 more chapters. The book is illustrated with flowcharts and algorithms. The salient features are:

  • Sterile handwashing and gloving techniques
  • Resuscitation of patient and trauma victim
  • Insertion of IV cannula, Ryles tube and Foleys catheter
  • Local anesthetic and nerve blocks
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Intestinal anastomosis and vascular anastomosis
  • IV fluids and fluid management
  • Energy sources in surgery
  • Surgical nutrition
  • Ethics, informed consent and negligence
  • Head injury and orthopedics.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Model Conduct for House Surgeons/Residents
Chapter 2: Duties and Responsibilities of House Surgeons/Interns (Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship—CRRI)
Chapter 3: 9 Tips for House Surgeons/Residents
Chapter 4: Handwashing Practice
Chapter 5: Gloving Techniques
Chapter 6: Ethics and Consent
Chapter 7: The Operation Theater Etiquette, the Surgical Team, and Assisting at Operations
Chapter 8: Classification of Surgical Procedures and ASI Classification of Physical Fitness
Chapter 9: Energy Sources in Surgery
Chapter 10: Intravenous Cannulation
Chapter 11: Central Venous Catheter
Chapter 12: Venous Cutdown
Chapter 13: Local Anesthetics Used for Minor Surgery
Chapter 14: Digital Nerve Blocks (Finger and Toe Blocks)
Chapter 15: Surgical Blades, Skin Incisions, and Acute Wound Closure
Chapter 16: Surgical Incisions
Chapter 17: Sutures
Chapter 18: Surgical Knots: Different Types
Chapter 19: Minor Surgical Procedures of Subcutaneous Swellings
Chapter 20: Incision and Drainage of Abscess
Chapter 21: Preoperative Preparation in General for Elective Surgery
Chapter 22: Preoperative Preparation of Common Operations
Chapter 23: "Safe Surgery Saves Lives"—A WHO Initiative
Chapter 24: Prophylactic Antibiotics in Surgery
Chapter 25: Surgical Site Infection
Chapter 26: Intravenous Fluids and Postoperative Fluid Management
Chapter 27: Intestinal Anastomosis
Chapter 28: Vascular Anastomosis
Chapter 29: Nutrition in Surgical Practice
Chapter 30: Feeding Jejunostomy
Chapter 31: Respiratory Complications after Surgery
Chapter 32: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
Chapter 33: Burst Abdomen (Wound Dehiscence) and Tension Sutures
Chapter 34: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Chapter 35: Ingrowing Toe Nail
Chapter 36: Nasogastric Intubation (Ryle's Tube)
Chapter 37: Urethral Catheterization
Chapter 38: Resuscitation in Trauma
Chapter 39: Intercostal Drainage Tube
Chapter 40: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Chapter 41: Head Injury
Chapter 42: Use of Antiseptics and Ointments for Wound Management
Chapter 43: Bandaging Techniques
Chapter 44: Medical Negligence (Professional Negligence/Malpractice)
Chapter 45: Breaking the Bad News
Chapter 46: Orthopedics
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