General Suergery is a primliminary surgery. In later stages of initial diagnosis by general medicine doctor, the patient may be suggested for surgery that is, operating and dissecting human body in process of treatment. This could be confirmed by specialists after performing further tests specifically as suggested by general physician.
Anatomy, physiology, metabolism, immunology, nutrition, pathology, wound healing, shock and resuscitation, intensive care, and neoplasia are concepts of general surgery. Combination of these subjects all together will include knowledge of general surgery. Thus general surgery includes diagnosis, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management and its complications will ultimately make a general surgeon. Most advanced techniques such as laparoscopic techniques are now included in general surgery.
Related Journals of General Surgery
General Medicine: Open Access, Internal Medicine: Open Access, Journal of General Practice, Journal of General Physiology