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General concepts



Communication

Infection

Critical illness

Universal precautions

Fluid and electrolyte balance

Wound healing

Venous access

Nutrition

Haemorrhage

Patient safety

Thrombo-embolism


Surgical technique



Equipment

Positioning patients

Endoscopy

Incisions

Tissue dissection

Haemostasis

Surgical instruments

Drains

Suturing



Peri-operative care



Pre-operative assessment

Pre-operative resuscitation

Anaesthesia

Comorbidities

Drains and catheters

Post-operative care

Paralytic Ileus

Pain

Nausea and vomiting

Pyrexia

Gut function

Pulmonary complications

Confusion




Specialty interests



Abdominal surgery

Small bowel

Breast surgery

Cardiothoracic surgery

Colo-rectal surgery

Endocrine surgery

Gastro-duodenal surgery

Hepatobiliary surgery

Head and neck surgery

Neurosurgery

Oesophageal surgery

Orthopaedic surgery

Otolaryngology

Pancreatic surgery

Plastic and reconstructive surgery

Surgical oncology

Transplantation

Trauma surgery

Urology

Vascular surgery



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