Skills in Medicine – Minor Surgery

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This book is written for general practitioners, physicians in training to become general practitioners, medical students, and other interested individuals (medical receptionists, nurses, midwives, etc.). It is intended to be a handbook for those who wish to become competent at surgical techniques that may be applied in general practice.

A general practitioner may be expected to be competent at wound cleansing. Practitioners who wish to go beyond this level and, for example, excise small skin lesions, must have a thorough command of certain skills and must set up their practice in a way that minor surgery can be performed responsibly.

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ISBN: 978-90-77201-29-9

authors: Prof. J. Stapert & Drs M. G. Kunz

  • Set-up and equipment
    • The treatment room
    • Instruments
    • Disinfection and disinfectants
    • Material for local anaesthesia
    • Emergency fluids
    • Collection material
    • Suture material
    • Bandaging equipment
    • Sterilisation
  • Dealing with the patient
    • Adults, Children
  • Theoretical background
    • Anatomy of the skin
    • The wound-healing procedure
    • Local anaesthesia
    • The wound
    • Tetanus prophylaxis
    • Intracutaneous and subcutaneous tumours
    • Purulent infections
    • Traumatic infections
    • Ingrown toenail
    • Anatomical-pathological examination
  • Skills
    • Local anaesthesia
    • Wound cleansing
    • Wound closure
    • Suture knotting techniques
  • Excision of benign intracutaneous tumours
    • Excision of fibroma and naevi
    • Excision of a keratinous cyst
    • Excision van benign subcutaneous tumours
    • Surgical treatment of purulent infections

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