Surgery

Author: Christian de Virgilio
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781493917266
Release Date: 2015-01-10
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Christian de Virgilio
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1493917250
Release Date: 2015-01-11
Genre: Medical

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.

NMS Surgery Casebook

Author: Bruce E. Jarrell
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781732190
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

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.

Clinical Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: Shahrokh C. Bagheri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323087612
Release Date: 2007-10-11
Genre: Medical

With cases reflecting the classic presentation format of each disease process, this book prepares students for patient encounters during their oral and maxillofacial surgery rotations. It also helps residents learn and review "high yield" material that is commonly found in oral and maxillofacial training and on board examinations. It highlights clinical information that is commonly asked during rounds, in the operating room, and during examinations. For each case, it includes an overview of the most common clinical presentation, physical exam findings, diagnostic tools, complications, treatment, and a discussion of any controversial issues that may surround the case. The authors describe Clinical Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as "A little reach for the dental student, right on target for the OMS resident, and a strong refresher for OMS board certification." This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Case-based format prepares students and residents to pass the OMSSAT, with the Table of Contents corresponding to the exam's categories and questions. 95 clinical cases focus on essential information regarding each disease process. Detailed illustrations -- including radiographs and clinical photographs or drawings -- provide a visual guide to conditions, techniques, diagnoses, and key concepts. Contributing authors include recent graduates or senior residents in oral and maxillofacial surgery, so they are fully cognizant of students' and residents' needs as they prepare for cases, exams, and surgical procedures. Complements other Elsevier books such as Peterson: Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Fonseca: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Ward Booth: Maxillofacial Surgery.

Surgical Recall

Author: Lorne H. Blackbourne
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451176414
Release Date: 2011-11-11
Genre: Medical

Now in its Sixth Edition, Surgical Recall allows for rapid-fire review of surgical clerkship material for third- or fourth-year medical students preparing for the USMLE and shelf exams. Written in a concise question-and-answer format—double-column, question on the left, answer on the right—Surgical Recall addresses both general surgery and surgical subspecialties. Students on rotation or being PIMPed can quickly refer to Surgical Recall for accurate and on-the-spot answers. The book includes survival tactics and tips for success on the boards and wards as well as key information for those new to the surgical suite.

Dr Pestana s Surgery Notes

Author: Carlos Pestana
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781506218731
Release Date: 2017-04-04
Genre: Medical

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.

Clinical Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Pageburst E Book on Kno Retail Access Card

Author: Shahrokh C. Bagheri
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0323225314
Release Date: 2013-11-01
Genre: Medical

Organized around real patient scenarios, Clinical Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: A Case-based Approach, 2nd Edition, covers all the material you need to know for the board, in-service, and certification exams, while also preparing you to handle common patient situations in professional practice. Over 100 teaching cases are brought to life with an overview of the most common clinical presentations, physical examination findings, diagnostic tools, complications, treatments, and discussions of possible issues. This text covers the full scope of modern oral and maxillofacial surgery, while helping you focus on the conditions and disorders which are the most common, or have significant implications for modern clinical practice.

Essentials of General Surgery

Author: Peter F. Lawrence
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469837291
Release Date: 2013-08-08
Genre: Medical

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.

Neurology Image Based Clinical Review

Author: Jonathan Howard, MD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781617052804
Release Date: 2016-08-28
Genre: Medical

Neuroimaging has become an integral part of clinical neurology practice in tandem with good history taking and physical examination. This is the firstall-in-one guide, presenting illustrative examples of signature neuroimaging findings in clinical context specifically for neurologists. With more than1,500 images, the authors have assembled an accessible resource and review that presents over 170 core topics using the imaging findings as a platform to discuss pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and disease management. Written with the practitioner or student of neurology in mind, Neurology Image-based Clinical Review profiles each condition in an easy-to-read format, alongside a wealth of images designed to help developproficiency in recognizing and treating both common and rare neurologic conditions. This unique book is organized into fifteen chapters covering all major areas of neurology including stroke, hemorrhage, neoplasms, epilepsy, trauma,neurodegenerative conditions, infectious diseases, pediatric syndromes, and much more. Each topic is introduced with a brief case scenario and image-baseddiagnosis, followed by bulleted introduction, clinical presentation, radiographic appearance and diagnostic hallmarks, differential diagnosis, andtreatment. Numerous examples throughout foster familiarity with key imaging findings and confidence interpreting MRI, CT, MRA, angiography, EEG, gross, andmicroscopic neuropathology images. Selected references for further study follow each topic. Neurology Image-Based Clinical Reviewis an essential reference for medical students, practicing neurologists, residents looking to hone their knowledge, or anyone sharpening clinical andinterpretive skills for board or MOC review. Key Features: Comes with free access to the fully-searchable downloadable e-book, including an image gallery Covers the full spectrum of neurologic disease with over 170 topics and more than 1500 images Includes chapters on commonly encountered problems and rare syndromes that may be missed in the clinic Presents the latest information on clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and differential diagnoses of various neurological disorders Consistent format for easy readability and targeted review

Review of Surgery for ABSITE and Boards E Book

Author: Christian DeVirgilio
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323416801
Release Date: 2017-04-01
Genre: Medical

For surgery residents studying for their yearly in-service exam, recent graduates preparing for Surgery written boards, or those recertifying, there’s no better review tool than Dr. Christian DeVirgilio’s Review of Surgery for ABSITE and Boards, 2nd Edition. Content has been tested for a number of years on Harbor-UCLA surgical residents and has proven to significantly improve exam scores. Now thoroughly up to date with new topics, new questions, and new contributors, it fully prepares you for success on surgery exams. 957 multiple-choice, single best answer questions that closely follow the new ABSITE and board style. Proven content has been tested and shown to help you get the score you want. Correct answers and rationales are based on information found in major reference works in the field of surgery. NEW topic areas (gynecology, urology, and orthopaedics) reflect the format of the new exam. NEW section on Medical Knowledge. NEW contributors (general surgery residents) ensure that the content is relevant to the needs of general surgery trainees. NEW! Aligned with the SCORE (Surgical Council on Residency Education) Curriculum Outline for General Surgery Residents.

Step Up to Surgery

Author: Stanley Zaslau
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451187632
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Medical

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!

Learning Strabismus Surgery

Author: Dean M. Cestari
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451171501
Release Date: 2012-12-27
Genre: Medical

Ideal for both the student seeking a firmer understanding of strabismus surgery and the experienced surgeon looking to improve clinical decision-making, this practical resource uses a case-based approach to help readers conceptualize, plan, and perform complex strabismus procedures at every difficulty level. With this handy reference, you’ll examine complex cases—each with a unique set of clinical findings—then analyze the information, choose a surgical approach, and make a detailed plan for the procedure, all the while being guided by the steady hands of experienced strabismus surgeons. At the end of each case you’ll review the findings and think about what worked – and what could have been done better. Then you’ll take a short-answer quiz to lock in the key concepts.

Rush University Medical Center Review of Surgery

Author: Jose M. Velasco
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437717914
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

Rush University Medical Center Review of Surgery, edited by Drs. Velasco, Bines, Deziel, Millikan, McCarthy, Prinz, and Saclarides, gives you a concise yet comprehensive review of both general surgery and surgical subspecialties in a user-friendly question-and-answer format that mimics actual exams. Thoroughly revised, this 5th edition adds new chapters and updates existing chapters with the latest surgical techniques and practices, plus an increased emphasis on ethics, while maintaining its broad review of surgical topics to provide wide-ranging and complete coverage of the information most important to you. More than 1,500 peer-reviewed questions mirror standardized test blueprints provide a realistic simulation of the actual test-taking experience so you can become accustomed to the exam interface. In print and online at www.expertconsult.com, the Rush University Review is perfect for residents in training,surgeons preparing for certification or recertification exams, and experienced clinicians wishing to keep abreast of current practices and recent advances. Challenge your knowledge with more than 1,500 review questions, with answers and rationales, that cover the full range of topics in general and subspecialty surgery - all the information you need to prepare for certification and recertification or stay current with new advances. Get a realistic simulation of the actual exam with questions that mimic standardized tests and prepare you for board and ABSITE exams. Understand the rationale behind the answers to each question with clear, illustrated explanations from Elsevier's trusted surgical references including Cameron's Current Surgical Therapy. Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with hyperlinked references, illustrations, self-assessment tools, and more. Master the latest need-to-know information in your field with abundant new chapters and updates throughout reflecting the latest surgical techniques and practices, as well as an increased emphasis on ethics to help you prepare for this increasingly important aspect of the boards. The perfect review for preparing for the boards, certification and recertification.

Shelf Life Surgery

Author: Stanley Zaslau
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451191479
Release Date: 2014-04-25
Genre: Medical

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.

Aesthetic Surgery Techniques E Book

Author: James D. Frame
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323430173
Release Date: 2017-12-13
Genre: Medical

Changing trends, ethnic and regional preferences, and a hands-on teaching method make cosmetic surgery uniquely challenging for novice and experienced surgeons alike. Aesthetic Surgery Techniques: A Case-Based Approach offers expert, real-world instruction by presenting chapters and patients in a classical fashion, providing a clinical perspective as you work through case after case, honing your knowledge and skills. A diverse, international group of highly reputable faculty takes you step by step through each case. Covers a wide range of the most common cosmetic procedures in a templated, atlas-style format, highlighting case presentations with superb illustrations and clinical photographs. Presents each case using easy-to-understand text that highlights potential risks and tips and tricks to avoid them. Conveys the real-world knowledge and expertise of a multidisciplinary team of editors including oral and maxillofacial surgeons and plastic surgeons. Uses a chapter format based on the 14 Cosmetic Surgery Competencies used to train Consultant Plastic Surgeons at the Anglia Ruskin University, UK. Offers global coverage of specific techniques to help you refine your skills and expand your surgical repertoire: Abdominoplasty (Modified Brazilian Technique in the UK and Middle East) Open Rhinoplasty (European approach) Surgical correction of the Neck (New Zealand and U.S.) Advanced Medical Aesthetics (UK and Dubai) Facelift Made Easy (U.S.) Asian Blepharolasty Ethics in Aesthetic Surgery (UK and U.S.) Breasts, Buttocks, and Thighs (Brazil)