General surgeons deal with wide spectrum of surgical disease from basic surgical problems to advanced surgical problems. Usually, they are the first point of contact for many patients with surgical problems coming in out patients as well as emergencies in the hospitals.
The most common general surgicalproblems dealt with surgeons in out patients department are acute andchronic abdominal pains, lumps or swelling in body, breast and thyroid swelling, varicose veins, cancer patients and common minor alignments like corns, skin tags, lipomas, cysts, ingrowing toe nails, callosities, Scrotal swellings, gallbladder and kidney stones, bed sores etc.
The major role surgeons play in acute emergency setting where he deals with acute abdominal pain, Chest and abdominal injuriesand Trauma and accidental cases. As Road traffic accidents being one the major cause of morality and morbidity globally, general and traumasurgeons play major role in managing these patients in acute settings. They examine the patient thoroughly and investigate them with appropriate guidelines to manage the patients further to bring out the best results in the patient.
General surgeons are basis as well as foundation of surgical sciences all across global arena. With there initial assessment and examination, if they generally find the need of any super/ sub specialists in allied surgical specialities they usually coordinate with them for providing care in best interest of patients.
The majority of super specialised specialists like Transplant surgeons, cancer surgeons, minimal access surgeons , urologists, plastic and reconstructive surgeons and neurosurgeonswork with mutual coordination with general surgeons. The allied medical speciality specialists like general physicians, gastroenterologist, neurologists, nephrologist, endocrinologist, cardiologists and oncologists work in close coordination with surgeons to ensure comprehensive care to their patients.
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