Dr Pestana s Surgery Notes

  • Filename: dr-pestana-s-surgery-notes.
  • ISBN: 9781506202013
  • Release Date: 2015-07-07
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Carlos Pestana
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



Celebrated by medical students for over a decade, Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes is the highest-yield surgery review for the shelf and USMLE Step 2 CK exams. Surgical clerkship allows senior medical students to develop clinical skills and gain a better understanding of surgical disease while caring for patients. But time in the wards is limited, and clerkship covers only a tiny sample of the surgical universe. Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards, by distinguished surgery instructor Dr. Carlos Pestana, contains the surgery knowledge you need to excel on the Surgery shelf exam and USMLE Step 2 CK. — Concise high-yield review of core surgery material — 180 vignettes for self-testing — Used by med students for over a decade — NEW: 7 feature boxes illuminating tricky surgical topics — Revised and fully up-to-date — Amazon's #1 Best Seller in Emergency Medicine

NMS Surgery Casebook

  • Filename: nms-surgery-casebook.
  • ISBN: 0781732190
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 420
  • Author: Bruce E. Jarrell
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Designed as a companion volume to the popular NMS Surgery, this newly conceptualized casebook presents a series format of surgical cases that begin with a clinical scenario and go through the decision-making process of patient management step-by-step. Chapter contents are parallel to other surgical texts, yet are organized and closely cross-referenced to NMS Surgery. The book visually corresponds to the NMS text, too, and contains 205 line drawings and 115 tables. This new complementary casebook offers medical students a structured subject review, practice questions, and an opportunity to work through clinical cases.

Fluids and Electrolytes in the Surgical Patient

  • Filename: fluids-and-electrolytes-in-the-surgical-patient.
  • ISBN: 0781724252
  • Release Date: 2000
  • Number of pages: 172
  • Author: Carlos Pestana
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Fifth Edition, this handbook is the only volume on fluids and electrolytes that is geared specifically to surgical residents and surgeons. It explains, in practical terms, how to assess and manage problems of fluid-electrolyte and acid-base balance in surgical patients. This edition's chapters have all been rewritten for easier readability. New charts and figures have been added and tables have been revised to reflect recent modifications in therapy. The text precisely describes the specific characteristics and uses of all currently available fluids. This edition also provides more information on the interpretation and therapeutic implications of laboratory results.

Step Up to Medicine

  • Filename: step-up-to-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9781609133603
  • Release Date: 2012-08-23
  • Number of pages: 576
  • Author: Steven S. Agabegi
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



"The questions serve as a self-assessment tool, allowing students to think through clinical scenarios without answer choices influencing their thought process. Most questions end in "what are the appropriate next steps in managing this patient?" Imagine yourself as the clinician taking care of these patients: What test(s), if any, would you order next?"--Provided by publisher.

Surgery

  • Filename: surgery.
  • ISBN: 9781493917266
  • Release Date: 2015-01-10
  • Number of pages: 723
  • Author: Christian de Virgilio
  • Publisher: Springer



Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of surgical diseases in one easy to use reference that combines multiple teaching formats. The book begins using a case based approach. The cases presented cover the diseases most commonly encountered on a surgical rotation. The cases are designed to provide the reader with the classic findings on history and physical examination. The case presentation is followed by a series of short questions and answers, designed to provide further understanding of the important aspects of the history, physical examination, differential diagnosis, diagnostic work-up and management, as well as questions that may arise on surgical rounds. Key figures and tables visually reinforce the important elements of the disease process. A brief algorithmic flow chart is provided so the reader can quickly understand the optimal management approach. Two additional special sections further strengthen the student’s comprehension. The first section covers areas of controversy in the diagnosis or management of each disease, and another section discusses pitfalls to avoid, where the inexperienced clinician might get in trouble. The text concludes with a series of multiple choice questions in a surgery shelf/USMLE format with robust explanations. Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review is based on 20 years of Socratic medical student teaching by a nine-time Golden Apple teaching awardee from the UCLA School of Medicine and will be of great utility for medical students when they rotate on surgery, interns, physician assistant students, nursing students and nurse practitioner students.

Surgery PreTest Self Assessment and Review Thirteenth Edition

  • Filename: surgery-pretest-self-assessment-and-review-thirteenth-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780071762687
  • Release Date: 2012-03-23
  • Number of pages: 374
  • Author: Lillian Kao
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



The closest you can get to seeing the USMLE Step 2 CK without actually taking it Surgery: PreTest Self-Assessment & Review is the perfect way to assess your knowledge of surgery for the USMLE Step 2 CK and shelf exams. You'll find 500 USMLE-style questions and answers that address the clerkship's core competencies along with detailed explanations of both correct and incorrect answers. All questions have been reviewed by students who recently passed the boards and completed their clerkship to ensure they match the style and difficulty level of the exam. 500 USMLE-style questions and answers Detailed explanations for right and wrong answers Targets what you really need to know for exam success Student tested and reviewed

Surgical Recall

  • Filename: surgical-recall.
  • ISBN: 0781770769
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 816
  • Author: Lorne H. Blackbourne
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Thoroughly updated for its Fifth Edition, this reference for third and fourth year medical students on surgical clerkships enables quick study in a rapid-fire Q&A format. A perfect fit for a lab coat pocket, this book is commonly used as a quick review prior to surgical rounds as well as for board review. Purchasers of this edition will get both the print book and access to MP3 audio files of the entire text. All Q&A material will also be posted online in the form of electronic flashcards for self-quizzing.

First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship

  • Filename: first-aid-for-the-surgery-clerkship.
  • ISBN: 0071643087
  • Release Date: 2009-03-30
  • Number of pages: 490
  • Author: Matthew S. Kaufman
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Market: Osteopathic medical students (25,000), IMGs (20,000/yr), foreign medical students in required surgery clerkships, PA students Contains more vignettes, ward tips, and exam tips than previous edition Accessible format targets just the information need to know to excel Tear-out cards with key information add an extra dimension to student preparation

Shelf Life Surgery

  • Filename: shelf-life-surgery.
  • ISBN: 9781451191479
  • Release Date: 2014-04-25
  • Number of pages: 502
  • Author: Stanley Zaslau
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Succeed on the NBME shelf exam and your surgery rotation with Shelf-Life Surgery, a brand new pocket-sized question book packed with 500 high-quality questions and answers that align with current NBME content outlines. Shelf-Life Surgery is a volume in the new Shelf-Life Series, developed with the needs of third- and fourth-year medical students in mind.

Boards and Wards

  • Filename: boards-and-wards.
  • ISBN: 9780781787437
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 578
  • Author: Brad Spellberg
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This Fourth Edition of Boards and Wards offers an essential review for medical students preparing for clinical rotations and for the USMLE Steps 2 and 3. Written in a succinct, high-yield outline format, the book features new board-formatted questions and answers with detailed explanations, and covers each discipline of medicine appearing on the USMLE Steps 2 and 3, including dermatology, radiology, and ophthalmology. Numerous tables, full-color illustrations, and "buzzwords" aid in retention of facts. This edition also features increased level of content in ophthalmology, dermatology, and otolaryngology, as well as increased illustrations. A companion Website offers over 200 USMLE-style questions and answers: 75 (all new!) from the book and an additional 130 online-only.

Essentials of Surgical Specialties

  • Filename: essentials-of-surgical-specialties.
  • ISBN: 0781750040
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 467
  • Author: Peter F. Lawrence
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Essentials of Surgical Specialties, Third Edition provides students with exactly what they need to learn and retain the clinical foundations in surgical specialties. Organized by specialty, the book explains the basic skills needed in nine core rotations and prepares students for their clerkship. More than 200 illustrations demonstrate relevant anatomy and common surgical approaches. This edition provides updated information on treatment options, imaging modalities, operative techniques, laparoscopic and robotic surgery, surgical devices and products, and postoperative care. Multiple-choice questions have been expanded and rewritten to NMBE format. A multiple-choice question bank will be available online at thePoint.

Essentials of General Surgery

  • Filename: essentials-of-general-surgery.
  • ISBN: 9780781784955
  • Release Date: 2012-10-31
  • Number of pages: 586
  • Author: Peter F. Lawrence
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



For nearly 25 years, medical students and faculty alike have chosen Essentials of General Surgery and its companion textbook, Essentials of Surgical Specialties, for authoritative coverage of surgical information that every physician in training should know. The Fifth Edition incorporates current research from the field; new sample questions, answers, and rationales; and new tables and algorithms. A new art program presents concepts and images—including an Appendix with 50 burn images—in full color for optimal learning and retention.

Kochar s Clinical Medicine for Students

  • Filename: kochar-s-clinical-medicine-for-students.
  • ISBN: 0781766990
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 876
  • Author: Dario M. Torre
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Thoroughly revised for its Fifth Edition, this concise textbook is ideal for medical students in internal medicine clinical clerkships. This edition's content reflects current guidelines from the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine and the National Board of Medical Examiners on topics necessary for this rotation. The book is a collaboration between clinical faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin and clerkship students who have reviewed all chapters for relevance to the clerkship experience. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text; 39 additional chapters; 300 multiple-choice questions with detailed explanations, organized to mimic end-of-rotation exam settings; ECG and CXR images with explanations; narrated physical examination videos; and "Medicine Rounds," a quick review of questions frequently asked on rounds. The online chapters include: Congenital Heart Diseases Electrocardiography Pulmonary Function Testing Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonary Hypertension Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Mycoses Thyroid Cancer Benign and Malignant Liver Tumors Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Pancreatic Cancer Leukopenia Reactive Leukocytosis Eosinophilia Blood Transfusion Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia Renal Tubular Acidosis Acid-based Abnormalities Somatization Substance Abuse and Dependence General Approach to Dermatologic Disorders Dermatitis and Eczema Vitiligo Herpes (HSV and HZV) Common Warts Eryspipelas Scabies Anaphylaxis Drug Allergy Chronic Pain Red Eye Benign Breast Problems Preconception Care and Issues in Pregnancy Functional Decline in the Elderly

NMS Medicine Casebook

  • Filename: nms-medicine-casebook.
  • ISBN: 0781784689
  • Release Date: 2008-11-01
  • Number of pages: 632
  • Author: Tilak Shah
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Organized by subspecialty, this case-based review covers all the information students are expected to learn during their internal medicine clerkship. Each topic begins with a brief patient history and a question about the most likely diagnosis or next step in management followed by a discussion of alternative diagnoses and management strategies. The user-friendly approach includes numerous algorithms, images, mnemonics, and tables. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text.

Case Files Surgery Fourth Edition

  • Filename: case-files-surgery-fourth-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780071769372
  • Release Date: 2012-04-22
  • Number of pages: 522
  • Author: Eugene Toy
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



REAL-LIFE CASES FOR THE SURGERY CLERKSHIP You need exposure to high-yield cases to excel in the surgery clerkship and on the shelf exam. Case Files: Surgery presents 56 real-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in surgery. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, definitions of key terms, and USMLE-style review questions. With this system, you'll learn in the context of real patients, rather then merely memorize facts. 56 high-yield cases, each with USMLE-style questions, help you master core competencies to excel on the clerkship and ace the shelf exam Clinical pearls highlight key concepts Primer teaches you how to approach clinical problems Proven learning system maximizes your shelf exam scores HERE'S WHAT STUDENTS HAVE TO SAY ... " ...an extremely useful resource. It is a quick read and it serves to cover all the important topics pertaining to surgery at a level appropriate for a third-year medical student or surgical intern. It serves as a good introduction to the basic surgical diseases and their management." -- Jeffrey Feiner, Medical Student, Buffalo Medical School (reviewing previous edition)

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