OverviewEssentials of General Surgery, Fifth Edition is extensively revised to provide the most current, up-to-date information on general surgery. New to this edition is an updated 4-color art program, new tables, illustrations, and an increased focus on patient management. The book covers the most need-to-know information about specific diseases and areas of surgery and meets all the guidelines of the Association of Surgical Educators (ASE). A companion website includes helpful resources for students (question bank, book outline, fully searchable text) as well as for faculty (chapter outlines, PowerPoint slides for use in class, etc.), plus two bonus chapters! Videos showing surgical techniques and procedures will be included along with selected clips from the Acland Video Atlas.