Resources for General Surgery

Here’s just a small selection of the rich resources we offer to support General Surgery. Explore our full range via our website:

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Evidence searches carried out on General Surgery

We provide evidence to inform patient care, service improvement, research and clinical teaching. Recent searches we’ve provided include:

Literature looking into evidence of validity of different surgical outcome systems

Use and/or benefits of simulation training in surgery

Update: ergonomic interventions in surgery

Safety measures in theatres to reduce the risks of human factors

Open surgical repair versus endovascular repair of popliteal artery aneurysm

Laparoscopic repair of morgagni hernia

Rupture rate of abdominal aortic aneurysm

Validity of the Delphi method for generating a ‘checklist’ of standardised items during a surgical ward round

Hem-o-lok (or plastic lock) versus conventional endoloop for laparoscopic appendectomy

Web and other resources

Royal College of Surgeons

The Royal College of Surgeons of England is committed to enabling surgeons to achieve and maintain the highest standards of surgical practice and patient care. It is a professional membership organisation and registered charity, which exists to advance patient care.

Association of Surgeons in Training

This association is an independent professional body and registered charity which works to promote the highest standards in surgical training.

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

An association representing General Surgery and all its related specialities throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Society of Academic and Research Surgery

The Society located at The Royal College of Surgeons of England, has fostered and enhanced research in various disciplines of surgery under its auspices for more than 50 years.

Women in Surgery

Women in Surgery is a national initiative dedicated to encouraging, enabling and inspiring women to fulfil their surgical career ambitions.

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