Mental Conditioning to Perform Common Operations in General Surgery Training
A Systematic Approach to Expediting Skill Acquisition and Maintaining Dexterity in Performance
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This book is intended for medical students and surgical trainees such as surgical residents and fellows. It provides a practical preparation guide for common surgical procedures. Operations are divided into twelve sections that cover commonly performed general surgery operations such as bariatric, breast, cardiothoracic, colorectal, minimally invasive, and more. The chapters included in these sections aim to assist residents and fellows in facilitating memorization of the operation sequence and movements required to perform a given task. It will also help enhance skill development in the operating room.
Written by residents and highly experienced attending surgeons, Mental Conditioning to Perform Common Operations in General Surgery Training: A Systematic Approach to Expediting Skill Acquisition and Maintaining Dexterity in Performance provides a comprehensive systematic approach to performing surgical procedures.
“The book is written for trainees, primarily residents and fellows. It might be of use to practitioners who wish to review the steps of an infrequently performed operation. The book meets the needs of the intended audience.” (Carol Scott-Conner, Doody's Book Reviews, June 19, 2020)