"Minor Surgery" is a well illustrated small manual on the essentials and elementary principles of surgery. It is divided into thirteen chapters, which include discussions on examination of the patient, antisepsis and asepsis, cellulitis, hernia and minor surgical operations.
The book is written in clear simple language. Facts are accurate and convey present day teaching and opinion. Illustrations, excellent pen and ink sketches and retouched photographs, enhance the text.
The book fulfils the purpose of a guide for hospital residents and general practitioners who encounter surgical conditions only occasionally.