Bailey & Love is the world famous textbook of surgery. Its comprehensive coverage includes the scientific basis of surgical practice, investigation, diagnosis, and pre-operative care. Trauma and Orthopaedics are included, as are the subspecialties of plastic and reconstructive, head and neck, cardiothoracic and vascular, abdominal and genitourinary surgery. The user-friendly format includes photographs, line diagrams, learning objectives, summary boxes, biographical footnotes, memorable anecdotes and full-colour page design. This book's reputation for unambiguous advice make it the first point of reference for student and practising surgeons worldwide.

part 1|1 pages


chapter 1|10 pages

Metabolic response to injury

chapter 2|12 pages

Shock and blood transfusion

chapter 3|9 pages

Wounds, healing and tissue repair

chapter 4|9 pages

Tissue engineering and regeneration

chapter 5|15 pages

Surgical infection

chapter 6|27 pages

Tropical infections and infestations

chapter 7|21 pages

Basic surgical skills and anastomoses

chapter 9|20 pages

Principles of paediatric surgery

chapter 10|22 pages

Principles of oncology

chapter 11|9 pages

Surgical audit and research

chapter 12|6 pages

Surgical ethics and law

part 2|1 pages

Part 2: Investigation and Diagnosis

chapter 14|26 pages

Diagnostic imaging

chapter 15|18 pages

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

chapter 16|19 pages

Tissue and Molecular Diagnosis

part 3|1 pages

Part 3: Perioperative Care

chapter 18|9 pages

Anaesthesia and pain relief

chapter 19|12 pages

Nutrition and fluid therapy

chapter 20|11 pages

Postoperative care

chapter 21|8 pages

Day case surgery

part 4|1 pages

Part 4: Trauma

chapter 22|12 pages

Introduction to trauma

chapter 24|10 pages

Traumatic brain injury

chapter 25|17 pages

Neck and Spine

chapter 26|9 pages

Maxillofacial Trauma

chapter 27|17 pages

Torso trauma

chapter 28|28 pages

Extremity trauma

chapter 29|15 pages

Disaster surgery

chapter 30|11 pages

Conflict surgery

part 5|1 pages

Part 5: Elective Orthopaedics

chapter 32|8 pages

Sports medicine and sports injuries

chapter 33|17 pages

The spine

chapter 34|23 pages

Upper limb

chapter 35|13 pages

Hip and knee

chapter 36|10 pages

Foot and ankle

chapter 37|15 pages

Musculoskeletal tumours

chapter 38|12 pages

Infection of the bones and joints

chapter 39|30 pages

Paediatric orthopaedics

part 6|1 pages

Part 6: Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue

chapter 40|25 pages

Skin and subcutaneous tissue

chapter 41|16 pages


chapter 42|18 pages

Plastic and reconstructive surgery

part 7|1 pages

Part 7 Head and Neck

chapter 43|20 pages

Cranial Neurosurgery

chapter 44|14 pages

The eye and orbit

chapter 46|22 pages

The ear, nose and sinuses

chapter 47|35 pages

Pharynx, Larynx and Neck

chapter 48|16 pages

Oral cavity malignancy

chapter 49|23 pages

Disorders of the salivary glands

part 8|1 pages

Part 8 Breast and endocrine

chapter 50|23 pages

The thyroid gland

chapter 51|15 pages

The parathyroid glands

chapter 53|23 pages

The breast

part 9|1 pages

Part 9 Cardiothoracic

chapter 54|30 pages

Cardiac surgery

chapter 55|27 pages

The thorax

part 10|1 pages

Part 10 Vascular

chapter 56|27 pages

Arterial disorders

chapter 57|26 pages

Venous disorders

chapter 58|20 pages

Lymphatic disorders

part 11|1 pages

Part 11 Abdominal

chapter 59|6 pages

History and Examination of the Abdomen

chapter 60|25 pages

Abdominal wall, hernia and umbilicus

chapter 62|39 pages

The oesophagus

chapter 63|38 pages

Stomach and duodenum

chapter 64|9 pages

Bariatric and metabolic surgery

chapter 65|23 pages

The liver

chapter 66|12 pages

The spleen

chapter 67|24 pages

The Gallbladder and Bile Ducts

chapter 68|28 pages

The pancreas

chapter 69|18 pages

The Small Intestine

chapter 70|22 pages

The large intestine

chapter 71|19 pages

Intestinal obstruction

chapter 72|19 pages

The vermiform appendix

chapter 73|21 pages

The rectum

chapter 74|34 pages

The anus and anal canal

part 12|1 pages

Part 12 Genitourinary

chapter 75|24 pages

Urinary Symptoms and Investigations

chapter 76|25 pages

Kidneys and ureters

chapter 77|33 pages

The urinary bladder

chapter 78|21 pages

The prostate and seminal vesicles

chapter 79|20 pages

Urethra and Penis

chapter 80|16 pages

Testis and scrotum

chapter 81|18 pages


part 13|1 pages

Part 13: Transplantation

chapter 82|27 pages