There are countless Surgery courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review (2015)
- Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards (Kaplan Test Prep) (2018)
- Surgical Recall (2017)
- Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery (2018)
- The Surgery Book: For Kids (2010)
- Essentials of General Surgery (2012)
- Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing (2019)
- Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery (2011)
- Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care (2 Volume Set) (2015)
- Quick Reference Handbook for Surgical Pathologists (2019)
- Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts & Practice (2016)
- Lippincott Certification Review: Medical-Surgical Nursing (2018)
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Review: A Study Guide (2015)
- Essentials of Plastic Surgery: Q&A Companion (2015)
- Surgical Pathology Dissection: An Illustrated Guide (2003)
Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review (2015)
Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of surgical diseases in one easy to use reference that combines multiple teaching formats. The book begins using a case based approach. The cases presented cover the diseases most commonly encountered on a surgical rotation. The cases are designed to provide the reader with the classic findings on history and physical exam…
Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards (Kaplan Test Prep) (2018)
Designed for portable prep, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes fits perfectly in your lab coat so you can refresh your knowledge in between cases.The Best Review Expert Guidance
Surgical Recall (2017)
Written in a rapid-fire question-and-answer format, is a best-selling, high-yield reference for clerkship students. Covering both general surgery and surgical subspecialties, this portable resource provides accurate, on-the-spot answers to the questions you’re most likely to encounter during your rotations and on the .
Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery (2018)
Prepare for success on certification exams and in perioperative nursing! is the definitive text for nurses and surgical technologists training for a career in the operating room. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions cover patient care in more than 400 surgical interventions, including positioning, instrumentation, and postoperative care.
The Surgery Book: For Kids (2010)
Iggy finds out that his snoring and sore throats are caused by his marshmallow-like tonsils. Surgery is unavoidable. His journey through the surgical process is full of inquiry & fear. His fears are alleviated by learning about the realities of having surgery. His experience, literally, becomes an eye-opening adventure!
Essentials of General Surgery (2012)
For nearly 25 years, medical students and faculty alike have chosen E ssentials of General Surgery and its companion textbook, Essentials of Surgical Specialties, for authoritative coverage of surgical information that every physician in training should know. The Fifth Edition incorporates current research from the field; new sample questions, answers, and rationales; and new tables and algorithms.
Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing (2019)
Patients who undergo cardiac surgery require specialized care. Critical care nurses are crucial to their postoperative recovery and health.
Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery (2011)
The fifth edition of Bojar’s Manual of Perioperative Care inAdult Cardiac Surgery remains the gold standard for managementof adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care (2 Volume Set) (2015)
Using a unique collaborative care approach to adult health nursing, covers the essential knowledge you need to succeed at the RN level of practice. Easy-to-read content includes evidence-based treatment guidelines, an enhanced focus on QSEN competencies, and an emphasis on developing clinical judgment skills.
Quick Reference Handbook for Surgical Pathologists (2019)
This book contains a compilation of high-yield, at-a-glance summaries in quick reference format for various topics that are frequently encountered by pathologists in the daily practice or on the boards. The focus is not organ-based histologic criteria, but rather everything else that goes into pathologic diagnoses but is difficult to keep committed to memory.
Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts & Practice (2016)
Providing a solid foundation in medical-surgical nursing, Susan deWit’s ensures you have the information you need to pass the NCLEX-PN® Examination and succeed in practice. Part of the popular LPN/LVN Threads series, this uniquely understandable, concise text builds on the fundamentals of nursing, covering roles, settings, and health care trends; all body systems and their disorders; emergency and disaster management; and mental health nursing.
Lippincott Certification Review: Medical-Surgical Nursing (2018)
Pass your certification exam with the thoroughly updated , offering the most current content found on the Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) and Registered Nurse-Board Certified (RN-BC) exams.This popular study guide covers the full range of exam content, from disorders, signs and symptoms, tests, and assessments to t…
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Review: A Study Guide (2015)
This comprehensive text, prepared by experts in their field, provides a quick and effective way for both residents and busy clinicians to review important information and published literature in dentoalveolar surgery and implantology, anesthesiology, medicine, pathology, orthognathic surgery, craniofacial and reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery, and TMJ disorders and facial pain, as well as to gain new knowledge in these areas.
Essentials of Plastic Surgery: Q&A Companion (2015)
Essentials of Plastic Surgery: A Companion is the companion to Essentials of Plastic Surgery, Second Edition, which covers a wide variety of topics in aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery.
Surgical Pathology Dissection: An Illustrated Guide (2003)
FROM REVIEWS OF 1E: “Hruban, Westra and Isacson, working with a superb medical illustrator did an admirable job in taking the Johns Hopkins’ gross room manual and translating it into a practical, concise, and easily accessible guide to contemporary practice in the surgical pathology laboratory.” -Modern Path
Best Surgery Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some surgery books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
An Essential Exam Revision Guide to Diploma in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery DOHNS
Author(s): Tobias Moorhouse, hian Rhys, Lucy Satherley, Ellie De Rosa
ID: 2396291, Publisher: Doctors Academy, Year: September 2012, Size: 18 Mb, Format: pdf
Integrated Procedures in Facial Cosmetic Surgery
Author(s): Seied Omid Keyhan, Tirbod Fattahi, Shahrokh Bagheri, Behnam Bohluli, Mohammad Hosein Amirzade-Iranaq DDS
ID: 2992265, Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2121, Size: 145 Mb, Format: pdf
Essentials of Plastic Surgery: Q&A Companion
Author(s): Alex P. Jones, Jeffrey E. Janis
ID: 3354343, Publisher: Thieme, Year: 2023, Size: 33 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really chart-busters according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.