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General surgery 

General surgery
General surgery

Graham J. MacKay

, Richard G. Molloy

, and Patrick J. O’Dwyer

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date: 27 November 2020

2.1 Surgical skin preparation 26

2.2 Venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis 28

2.3 Intravenous fluid therapy after major abdominal surgery 30

2.4 Abdominal wall closure 32

2.5 Symptomatic groin hernias 34

2.6 Asymptomatic groin hernias 36

2.7 Laparoscopic versus open groin hernia repair 39

2.8 Local or general anaesthesia for groin hernia repair ...

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