Hutton J (Ed.) Pen and Sword RRP £19.99 ISBN-13 978-1781593066
This is the diary of Henry Owens, an RAMC medical officer during the Great War. His first posting in 1914 was to the 3rd Cavalry Field Ambulance. Over the next four years Owens would be in the forward area, either as a regimental medical officer or attached to a field ambulance.
MacKay G, Molloy R and O’Dwyer P (Eds.) ISBN-13 978-0199644254 RRP £55.00
In this latest addition to OUP’s Landmark Papers series, the editors have produced a well-structured and easy-to-read book that will be useful to consultants and trainees. It is divided by general surgery subspecialty, with different themes in each chapter.
Walter Scott Out of print Edinburgh, 1827
Walter Scott’s 1827 story tells of medical practice in the latter part of the 18th century.
Dugald L Gardner, RSM Press, 2012, ISBN: 9781853159725, RRP: £30.00
Professor Gardner’s autobiography not only provides us with a fascinating and exhaustive insight into the evolution and development of medicine over the last 65 years but also a detailed picture of his family’s history from the late 19th century.
Alisdair Wilson, Wendy Craig and Lynn Stevenson, Editors: Julie Brittenden and David Smith, JP Medical, 2013, ISBN-13: 978-1907816383, RRP: £24.95
This book represents a much needed and valuable resource for those preparing for the FRCS in General Surgery. Its timing is particularly valuable for those preparing for the newly introduced International FRCS.