n South African Journal of Surgery - Learning Surgery : The Surgery Clerkship Manual, ed. by Stephen F. Lowry : book review

Volume 44, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



Extracted from text ... Learning Surgery: The Surgery Clerkship Manual. Ed. by Stephen F. Lowry. Pp. 798. 180 figs. US$54.95. New York: Springer, 2005. ISBN 0-387-22583-8. The hearts of many previously secure teachers are sinking under the threat of new curricula and new methods of learning and teaching. Lowry's masterful Learning Surgery should go a long way to alleviating the panic. The book is ostensibly aimed at senior undergraduates during their surgical clerkship (there is even a chapter on how to survive your surgical block as a medical student!), but could profitably be used by registrars as well. It has been meticulously designed, ..

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