Dr Pestana s Surgery Notes

Dr  Pestana s Surgery Notes Author Carlos Pestana
ISBN-10 9781506218731
Release 2017-04-04
Pages 256
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Celebrated by medical students for over a decade and meticulously updated, 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, now even more challenging and exam-like * 10 brief essays providing a surgical perspective on selected tools from the diagnostic and therapeutic armamentarium * Used and trusted by med students for over a decade * Revised and fully up-to-date * Portable: Carry it with you in the wards Kaplan regularly reviews and revises content to ensure that we are providing the most up-to-date prep, realistic practice materials, and the most current test information.



Fluids and Electrolytes in the Surgical Patient

Fluids and Electrolytes in the Surgical Patient Author Carlos Pestana
ISBN-10 0781724252
Release 2000
Pages 172
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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.



NMS Surgery Casebook

NMS Surgery Casebook Author Bruce E. Jarrell
ISBN-10 0781732190
Release 2003
Pages 420
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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.



Shelf Life Surgery

Shelf Life Surgery Author Stanley Zaslau
ISBN-10 9781451191479
Release 2014-04-25
Pages 502
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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.



Surgery

Surgery Author Christian de Virgilio
ISBN-10 9781493917266
Release 2015-01-10
Pages 723
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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.



Step Up to Surgery

Step Up to Surgery Author Stanley Zaslau
ISBN-10 9781451187632
Release 2014
Pages 426
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Step-Up to Surgery is an effective high-yield review of general and subspecialty surgery, written specifically for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students in their surgery clerkship/rotation. Step-Up to Surgery packs clinical pearls, illustrations, and “Quick Hits” in a single, ingenious tool, tailoring each element for immediate content absorption and faster, more efficient review. This review book gives you exactly what you need to prepare for the surgery clerkship, accompanying shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2! NEW Features for this edition: • Full-color, updated interior design brings the content to you in a memorable style. • Full-color, updated figures illustrate concepts when a picture says it best. CLASSIC Student approved features: • Complete coverage of key surgery topics ensures that you are test-ready and prepared on the wards! • Quick Hits in the margins highlight highly testable topics—just see how the sparks fly at test time! • Clinical Pearls help you “file away” clinical medicine connections for handy retrieval at test time! • Bold terms highlight key terminology for added emphasis! BONUS Material and study resources: • NEW! 100 USMLE-style questions in the book and online, so you can study anytime, anywhere!



Surgery PreTest Self Assessment and Review Thirteenth Edition

Surgery PreTest Self Assessment and Review  Thirteenth Edition Author Lillian Kao
ISBN-10 9780071762687
Release 2012-03-23
Pages 374
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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



COMLEX Level 2 PE Review Guide

COMLEX Level 2 PE Review Guide Author Mark Kauffman (DO.)
ISBN-10 9781449619183
Release 2010-10-25
Pages 290
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COMLEX Level 2-PE Review Guide is a comprehensive overview for osteopathic medical students preparing for the COMLEX Level 2-PE (Performance Evaluation) examination. COMLEX Level 2-PE Review Guide covers the components of History and Physical Examination found on the COMLEX Level 2-PE The components of history taking, expected problem specific physical exam based on the chief complaint, incorporation of osteopathic manipulation, instruction on how to develop a differential diagnosis, components of the therapeutic plan, components of the expected humanistic evaluation and documentation guidelines. The final chapter includes case examples providing practice scenarios that allow the students to practice the cases typically encountered on the COMLEX Level 2-PE These practice cases reduce the stress of the student by allowing them to experience the time constraints encountered during the COMLEX Level 2-PE. This text is a one-of-a-kind resource as the leading COMLEX Level 2-PE board review book. Offers practical suggestions and mnemonics to trigger student memory allowing for completeness of historical data collection. Provides a method of approach that reduces memorization but allows fluidity of the interview and exam process. Organizes the approach to patient interview and examination and provides structure to plan development. Describes the humanistic domain for student understanding of the areas being evaluated."



Step Up to Medicine

Step Up to Medicine Author Steven S. Agabegi
ISBN-10 9781609133603
Release 2012-08-23
Pages 576
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"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.



First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship

First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship Author Matthew S. Kaufman
ISBN-10 0071643087
Release 2009-03-30
Pages 490
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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



NMS Medicine Casebook

NMS Medicine Casebook Author Tilak Shah
ISBN-10 0781784689
Release 2008-11-01
Pages 632
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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.



Advanced Surgical Recall

Advanced Surgical Recall Author Lorne H. Blackbourne
ISBN-10 0781770688
Release 2007-08-01
Pages 944
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Advanced Surgical Recall, Third Edition is a quick review for the ABSITE and oral board exams in surgery. The book is written in rapid-fire question-and-answer format and contains detailed illustrations of anatomic landmarks and surgical techniques. This edition has seven new Microvignettes chapters that test recall via sample cases. These Microvignettes chapters include Clinical, Surgical Pathognomonic, Complications, Blood, Surgical Laboratory, Medical Treatment of Surgical Diagnoses, and Eponyms. Other new chapters include Advanced Procedures, Cell Biology and Cytokines, Wounds, Drains and Tubes, Surgical Respiratory Care, Renal Facts, Surgery by the Numbers and Surgical Formulae, Hand Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diagnostic Surgical Stimulation and Radiographic Tests, and Power Review of Surgical Physiology.



High yield Internal Medicine

High yield Internal Medicine Author Raminder Nirula
ISBN-10 0781781698
Release 2007
Pages 219
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As part of the popular High-Yield™ Series, this updated Third Edition provides a concise review of internal medicine for students during their rotation and while preparing for the USMLE Step 2. High-Yield™ Internal Medicine, Third Edition is presented in a concise, uncluttered outline format with ample illustrations and tables. The book enables students to get the maximum relevance and performance from intensely focused study.



Blueprints Obstetrics and Gynecology

Blueprints Obstetrics and Gynecology Author Tamara Callahan
ISBN-10 9781451117028
Release 2013-01-28
Pages 432
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Blueprints Obstetrics and Gynecology provides students with a concise review of content for their ob/gyn rotations and the Boards. Each chapter is brief and includes pedagogical features such as bolded key words, tables, figures, and Key Points. New features in this edition include an image bank and a For The Boards section, which presents 4 clinical vignettes with 3-5 sequential item set-style questions at the end of each chapter. Additionally, 100 bonus board-format questions with answers and rationales appear at the end of the book; another 50 bonus questions are provided online and on a free mobile applicable available with purchase (mobile app also new to this edition). The mobile application will include all 150 questions plus -- if possible -- the clinical vignette questions at the end of each chapter.



Netter s Surgical Anatomy Review P R N

Netter s Surgical Anatomy Review P R N Author Robert Bernard Trelease
ISBN-10 9781437717921
Release 2010-08
Pages 420
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Netter's Surgical Anatomy Review P.R.N., by Robert B. Trelease, makes it easy to visualize the anatomy that underlies the procedures and clinical conditions you see during a surgical residency or clerkship. Vibrant, detailed artwork by preeminent medical illustrator Frank H. Netter, MD illuminates each structure and its clinical relevance. A compact, portable format enables you to carry and consult the content anywhere "as needed." Customers have been asking for a "baby Netter" or "little Netter".and here it is! Netter. It's how you know. Visualize anatomical structures clearly with the aid of detailed artwork by preeminent medical illustrator Frank H. Netter, MD. Understand the clinical implications quickly by scanning concise, bulleted explanations. Carry and consult the book anywhere "as needed" thanks to the book's compact, portable format.



Surgical Attending Rounds

Surgical Attending Rounds Author K. Francis Lee
ISBN-10 0812114701
Release 1992
Pages 393
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This book provides fundamental knowledge and a conceptual framework in general, thoracic and vascular surgery. Unique features include a case-oriented approach, patterned after surgical attending rounds, a self-guided Socratic methods of teaching, closely resembling teaching as it occurs on the wards and at the bedside, a compendium of practical treatises on common management problems, concise chapter summaries to allow quick reviews and pertinent up-to-date bibliographies. Selected topics are short focused treatises discussing one particular topic, including surgical drains, sutures and post-operative fever.



Emergency Medicine Recall

Emergency Medicine Recall Author William A. Woods
ISBN-10 0683306103
Release 2000
Pages 529
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Emergency Medicine Recall is an important addition to the successful RECALL series, which uses a double-column, rapid-fire, question and answer format to help medical students, residents, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals to recall important information presented on wards. This information also is critical for USMLE test preparation. The text contains many patient management questions that are written in the emergency room setting, thus preparing students for questions that address EM-specific issues.