August 20, 2012 by EmerJencyWEBB
There has been a lot of talk recently about saying goodbye to the traditional textbook. In this light, I was fortunate to stumble across this free PDF textbook a few weeks ago. The author is Nadine Semer M.D., a clinical instructor of plastic surgery out of California, and her goal was to provide a text useful for rural practitioners that may not have access to a plastic surgeon, especially in the third world setting. However, there are lots of things in this book that the emergency physician can use as well. Loads of pearls in here, on topics ranging from suturing, wound care, burns, and hand injury. Have a look yourself. You may learn a thing or two.