Concepts and Strategies of Surgery

  • Carol E. H. Scott-ConnerEmail author
  • Jameson L. Chassin


This chapter introduces the terms “concept” and “strategy” as used throughout the volume and stresses the importance of planning, advance rehearsal, and familiarity with the literature and with one’s own results.


  1. American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Accessed 8 Oct 2011.
  2. The American Board of Surgery. ABS MOC requirements. Accessed 8 Oct 2011.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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