Principles of surgery

PART I Basic Considerations

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Core Competencies

Systemic Response to Injury and Metabolic Support

Fluid and Electrolyte Management of the Surgical Patient

Hemostasis, Surgical Bleeding, and Transfusion

Shock

Surgical Infections

Trauma

Burns

Wound Healing

Oncology

Transplantation

Patient Safety

Physiologic Monitoring of the Surgical Patient

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotics, and Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery

Molecular Biology

PART II Specific Considerations

The Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue

The Breast

Disorders of the Head and Neck

Chest Wall, Lung, Mediastinum, and Pleura

Congenital Heart Disease

Acquired Heart Disease

Thoracic Aneurysms and Aortic Dissection

Arterial Disease

Venous and Lymphatic Disease

Esophagus and Diaphragmatic Hernia

Stomach

The Surgical Management of Obesity

Small Intestine

Colon, Rectum, and Anus

The Appendix

Liver

Gallbladder and the Extrahepatic Biliary System

Pancreas

Spleen

Abdominal Wall, Omentum, Mesentery, and Retroperitoneum

Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Inguinal Hernia

Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal

Pediatric Surgery

Urology

Gynecology

Neurosurgery

Orthopedic Surgery

Surgery of the Hand and Wrist

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Surgical Considerations in the Elderly

Anesthesia of the Surgical Patient

Ethics, Palliative Care, and Care at the End of Life