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Texts and References

Anesthesiology:  You will be loaned Manual of Clinical Anesthesiology by Chu and Fuller for use during the course. It must be returned at the time of the written exam. Lost books cost $90.

Suggested Readings:  Sections I and XI. Chapters 8, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 30, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41, 43, 45, 48, 49, 87, 89. Appendix B and C. 

Chapters 47 and 51 are helpful, but not required.


Please realize that information in most large textbooks was submitted at least two years prior to publication. You will profit most by reading a smaller text, reviewing lecture notes, and using the larger texts and recent journals for references.

Students are encouraged to read or purchase the paperback copy of the text Current Surgical Diagnosis and Treatment, (Lange Current Series).

Primary Care Otolaryngology is provided free by the Department of Otolaryngology. 

Suggested Textbooks

Current Surgical Diagnosis and Treatment (“Lange Current Series”)
Gerard M. Doherty, M.D., 13th edition, 2009, McGraw (Amazon Price, New, $65)

Essentials of General Surgery
Peter F. Lawrence, M.D. et al, 4th edition, 2005, Lippincott (Amazon Price, New, $51)  5th edition due out October 2012

Surgical Recall
Lorne E. Blackbourne, M.D., 6th edition, 2011, Lippincott (Amazon Price, New, $40)

Advanced Surgical Recall
Lorne E. Blackbourne, M.D., 3rd edition, 2007, Lippincott (Amazon Price, New, $43)

Other Suggested Textbooks

Abernathy’s Surgical Secrets
Alden Harken, M.D., E.E. Moore, M.D., 6th edition, 2009, Elsevier/Mosby (Amazon Price, New, $42)

Fundamentals of Surgery
John E. Niederhuber, M.D. (ed.), 1998, Appleton & Lange (Amazon Price, New, $45)

Understanding Surgical Disease – The Miami Manual of Surgery
Mark G. McKenny, M.D., Patrick C. Mangonon, M.D., 1998, Lippincott-Raven

Current Surgical Therapy
Cameron and Cameron, 10th edition, 2010, Elsevier/Mosby (Amazon Price, New, $156)

Essentials of Surgical Specialties
Peter F. Lawrence, M.D., 3rd edition, 2006, Lippincott (Amazon Price, New, $48)

 Suggested References

Greenfield’s Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice
Mulholland, Lillemoe, et al, 5th edition, 2010, Lippincott (Amazon Price, New, $180)

Sabiston’s Textbook of Surgery
Townsend, et al, 19th edition, 2012, Saunders, (Amazon Price, New, $171)
Available as an e-book from Health Sciences Library

Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery
Brunicardi, et al, 9th edition, 2009 ((Amazon Price, New, $156)