An official American College of Surgeons publication, ACS Surgery: Principles & Practice offers authoritative recommendations on current surgical care from over 200 master surgeons. Organized in a body-system format, ACS Surgery thinks like a surgeon, guiding you quickly to trustworthy recommendations to aid you in surgical decision making
Continually updated with the latest standards of technique and practice.
More than 100 decision-making algorithms diagram the diagnostic and therapeutic
pathways for virtually every condition of interest to general surgeons.
Over 1,500 superb drawings, graphs, and photos, many in four color, highlight
key points and enhance your understanding.
A convenient and economical online self-assessment CME program that enables you
to earn, on your own schedule, up to 60 hours of Category 1 CME credit a
year-enough to satisfy the new Maintenance of Certification requirements of the
ABS! (Nominal processing fee applies.)
What is ACS Surgery?
ACS Surgery is the first reference of general surgery to carry the name of the
American College of Surgeons. Developed to help practicing surgeons make
critical decisions on patient care, it is an evidence-based reference of
surgical best practices from leaders in the field.
How is ACS Surgery unique?
An extraordinary resource, ACS Surgery combines the most current information in
surgery with practical advice and time-saving convenience.
Authoritative - Recommendations by almost 200 renowned master surgeons
Practical - Decision-making focus with practical algorithms, plus BONUS Online
chapters on practice management
Fast - Illustrated operative approach geared to practicing surgeons
Current - Continually updated-over 40% per year-with the latest procedures
Richly illustrated - Extensively illustrated with original line drawings, color
photographs, videos-over 1500 illustrations in all.