Free (Giving away) New (free) open access textbook: Textbook of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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I hope you don't mind us posting this, but it's very relevant to people on this forum. UCL Press have just released an open access textbook, Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, that can be downloaded for free in both PDF and app format (print is also available for sale). It can be found here:


Written by experts from London’s renowned Royal Free hospital (who also run UCL's respected MSc in Plastic, Burns and Reconstructive Surgery), Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery offers a comprehensive overview of the vast topic of reconstructive plastic surgery and its various subspecialties for introductory plastic surgery and surgical science courses.

The book comprises five sections covering the fundamental principles of plastic surgery, cancer, burns and trauma, paediatric plastic surgery and aesthetic surgery, and covers the breadth of knowledge that students need to further their career in this exciting field. Additional coverage of areas in which reconstructive surgery techniques are called upon includes abdominal wall reconstruction, ear reconstruction and genital reconstruction. A chapter on aesthetic surgery includes facial aesthetic surgery and blepharoplasty, aesthetic breast surgery, body contouring and the evolution of hair transplantation.

The broad scope of this volume and attention to often neglected specialisms such as military plastic surgery make this a unique contribution to the field. Heavily illustrated throughout, Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is essential reading for anyone interested in furthering their knowledge of this exciting field.

Free to download from: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-press/browse-books/textbook-of-plastic-and-reconstructive-surgery