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WHSL Surgery: Home

LibGuide written for students and staff studying or teaching surgery, including orthopaedic surgery

Welcome to the Surgery LibGuide

Welcome. This guide will help you find resources which will help you succeed in your studies and research. We hope this will help you find your way to specialised anesthesiology information. There are links to core books, journals, databases, and websites. 

Please refer to other medical guides for additional help.

Click on the tabs at the top of the page to navigate around the guide, or click on one of the links below.

Surgery News

Latest Surgery and Surgery Procedures Systematic Reviews

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Latest Surgery Practice Guidelines

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Ask for help

The link below opens a form. Fill in as much detail as possible, fully describing your problem, or asking your question. Please include as much detail as possible about yourself, including your Wits staff or student number, your field of study, and your affiliation to Wits.

Wits Surgical Society

To find out more about the Wits Students Surgical Society

Social Media Use

Here is some practical and ethical guidance for doctors and medical students.

Keeping up to date on changes

Remember that the Guide will change regularly  as more and more resources are added, and outdated resources are removed. Be prepared for changes every time you open the LibGuide as improvements are made.

To keep up to date on the changes you can subscribe to an RSS feed. See link above "RSS Updates" Alternatively, sign up for email alerts about any changes

Hot off the press: News about e-resources

Keep up to date with changes to WHSL's electronic resources by using the links below. The newest information is at the top of the list

Essential Resources for New Staff and Students

Although it is aimed at new undergraduate students, the WHSL New Students' Guide contains much that is useful for current staff members too. All new staff should take a look at the WHSL Guide for New Academic Staff at the Faculty of Health Sciences .

Please keep checking for new LibGuides which will appear shortly.

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