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Surgery Book

4.08 of 5 stars 4.08  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  1 review
In a clear, easy-to-follow format, this dependable, comprehensive sourcebook answers questions about and gives information on a wealth of operations, including mastecomy, vasectomy, prostatectomy, cesarean section, hernia repair, hip replacement, heart bypass, and dozens more. Thoroughly illustrated with more than 350 step-by-step illustrations.
Hardcover, 448 pages
Published October 15th 1993 by St. Martin's Press
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This book was written at the correct level for my understanding and was enlightening, but I had some beefs.

First, the book expresses the author's personality in a way that is by turns enlightening and irksome. For example, he often digresses on nutrition, where he presents his ideas as facts despite not having citations for his claims or an obvious qualification to make such unqualified assertions. Other digressions, such as in talking about the observed psychological effects of some surgeries,
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