This distinguished reference carries on a 70-year legacy as the world's most thorough, useful, readable, and understandable text on the principles and techniques of surgery. Its peerless contributors deliver all the well-rounded, state-of-the-art knowledge you need to richly grasp the pathophysiology and optimal management of every surgical condition - so you can make the best clinical decisions, avoid complications, manage unusual situations, and achieve the best possible outcomes. It is an absolute requisite for the American Board of Surgery exam, and an indispensable source of guidance on overcoming the challenges that arise in everyday practice. This premium edition comes with access to the complete contents online, fully searchable, plus timely clinical updates, links to MEDLINE, downloadable illustrations, bonus journal articles, review questions, and much more. Also available: "Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, 18th Edition", "Expert Consult: Online and Print", ISBN 9781416036753.