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General surgery

Graham J. MacKay, Richard G. Molloy and Patrick J. O’Dwyer

in Landmark Papers in General Surgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2013 | ISBN: 9780199644254
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191755637 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199644254.003.0002

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General surgery

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Surgical skin preparation - Venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis - Intravenous fluid therapy after major abdominal surgery - Abdominal wall closure - Symptomatic groin hernias - Asymptomatic groin hernias - Laparoscopic versus open groin hernia repair - Local or general anaesthesia for groin hernia repair - Chronic groin pain after groin hernia surgery - The Lichtenstein repair - Open versus laparoscopic incisional hernia repair - Antibiotic prophylaxis in inguinal hernia repair - Surgery for ingrown toenails - Surgical volume and patient outcome

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Subjects: Surgery

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