Überblick:Pressestimmen This is written with short punchy chapters making it a very difficult book to put down.' -- R A B Wood Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 'Since Mondors times in the forties of the last century there was no other book in surgery to be written so easy and witty...' -- Boris D Savchuk World Journal of Surgery By the end I was a total enthusiast... this is a text like no other I read... Unreservedly recommended to old and young and alike.' -- M Winslet Royal Free Hospital London Colorectal Disease 'The title describes this book perfectly. This is a no-nonsense approach to the sometimes very difficult situations in general surgery. The authors describe their experiences in tough situations of patient care for residents and young attendings... the historical quotes add a good amount of insight and interest. I have not come across another book like this... Focused on the real situations that surgeons come across the book answers the questions that are not addressed in the major textbooks.' -- Robert A Hanfland Doodys Review Service This book covers emergency abdominal surgery in a useful and interesting way. [It is] a small and handy book yet the coverage is wide. It would be of interest to any general surgeon and should certainly be read by surgical trainees. [It] allows mention of many things which would otherwise be excluded from a more rigidly structured work. I was also glad to be reminded of many things which I had known but forgotten. The writers clearly know what they are talking about. -- David Evans Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Moshe Schein MD FACS General Surgeon Marshfield Clinic Ladysmith Wisconsin USA. Paul N. Rogers MBChB MBA MD FRCS is Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon Western Infirmary Glasgow UK. Ari Leppaniemi MD PhD DMCC is Chief of the Division of Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care at the Meilahti Hospital University of Helsinki Central Hospital Helsinki Finland. Danny Rosin MD is Attending General and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon Sheba Medical Center University of Tel Aviv Israel. Jonathan E. Efron MD is Associate Professor Chief of Ravitch Division Department of Surgery Johns Hopkins University Baltimore Maryland USA.