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Eureka: General Surgery & Urology

Stephen Parker

275 pages
Jp Medical

Eureka – an innovative series for students that fully integrates core science, clinical medicine and surgery. With its engaging and authoritative text, featuring insightful clinical cases, graphic narratives, SBAs and a wealth of other learning tools, Eureka has everything students need to succeed in medicine and pass their exams.


Eureka – content that reflects today’s medical degree courses with their emphasis on:

  • relevance and application of core science to clinical practice
  • skills required to examine and communicate with patients
  • integrated care across primary and acute care settings


Eureka – 15 clinical titles, 5 science titles:

  • Clinical titles – disease-based, clinical cases, system-specific core science
  • Science titles – bedrock biomedical principles, clinical cases

Series features across titles:

  • Engaging clinical cases show how skilled clinician would work through a presentation, and put diseases and biomedical principles into patient context
  • Innovative graphic narratives bring clinical cases to life, show how to approach difficult scenarios and convey the experience of being a patient
  • Starter questions - stimulating answers to intriguing questions make learning fun 
  • Boxes highlight tips, tricks and key learning points


General Surgery & Urology

  • First principles chapter clearly explains key concepts such as assessment of the patient fitness for surgery, patient consent and pain management
  • Clinical essentials chapter provides an overview of the symptoms and signs of surgical disease, investigations and management options
  • Disease-based chapters briefly describe, by system, relevant structure and function,  history and examination and main surgical presentations, each chapter introduced by engaging clinical cases that feature unique graphic narratives
  • Emergencies chapter covers the principles of immediate care in situations such as acute appendicitis
  • Self-Assessment – 80 multiple choice questions in clinical SBA format, in line with current exam format



Author Bio

Stephen Parker

Warwick Medical School, UK