The ABSITE Review

Author: Steven Fiser
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496336996
Release Date: 2016-06-20
Genre: Medical

The first outline-style ABSITE review book – and still the best! For years, general surgery residents have relied on The ABSITE Review for a comprehensive, memory-prompting approach to exam preparation. The Fifth Edition continues to use a streamlined outline and list format to effectively prepare you for certification or recertification with the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination. The proven, time-saving format allows you to spend more time studying important facts and less time searching for them. Thoroughly revised, comprehensive content ensures that you’ll be up to date on every topic found on the exam – from basic science to clinical knowledge in general surgery as well as surgical subspecialties.

The Johns Hopkins ABSITE Review Manual

Author: Robert A. Meguid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469831671
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Genre: Medical

Written by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine faculty and surgical residents, the second edition of The Johns Hopkins ABSITE Review Manual delivers comprehensive coverage of the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination through two full-length practice tests. Both tests are based on actual key words from recent ABSITEs, and are accompanied by test review sections, which go over every practice test question and answer, providing rationales behind surgical decision-making. ABSITE-style question format familiarizes readers with the test’s presentation and content. This edition features twice the number of questions as in the previous edition, offering even more opportunities for self-paced review. Rationales for correct and incorrect responses help to identify the test-taker’s strengths and weaknesses. A convenient companion website offers a complete online test bank to facilitate studying on the go and simulate the actual examination. This book is ideal not only for those preparing for the ABSITE, but also for surgeons and residents studying for the general surgery qualifying exam and for all surgical residents seeking to review key topics during rotations.

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.

The Comprehensive ABSIT Review

Author: Steven M. Fiser
Publisher: Hancock Surgical Consultants Llc
ISBN: 142763923X
Release Date: 2009-03-01
Genre: Medical

The Comprehensive ABSITE Review is arguably the best single review source for the ABSITE. This review is completely updated, with detailed information reflecting recent exams.


Author: Dale A. Dangleben
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071804172
Release Date: 2013-07-07
Genre: Medical

The ultimate preparation tool for the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination ABSITE Slayer is a rigorous, high-yield review that focuses specifically on the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination. Designed to reduce pre-test anxiety and help you achieve the highest score possible, this powerful study aid provides a complete framework for your exam preparation and is also the most efficient last-minute review available. You will find everything you need to ace the exam in one comprehensive package--from Q&A and full-color illustrations to "make or break" tips--from expert authors who know exactly what it takes to excel. Here's why this is the best ABSITE review: More than 300 multiple-choice questions and more than 1,000 quick-hit single answer questions Test-taking tips that may spell the difference between success and failure on the exam Numerous full-color illustrations of must-know anatomy Valuable clinical pearls Easy-to-retain concise text Logical organ-based organization, that also includes chapters on pharmacology, anesthesia, cell biology, and fluids/electrolytes/nutrition

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, 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, 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.

Crush Step 1

Author: Theodore X. O'Connell
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455776214
Release Date: 2013-11-28
Genre: Medical

If you know all of the concepts in Crush Step 1: The Ultimate USMLE Step 1 Review, you should do much better than pass USMLE Step 1: You should Crush it! Led by Theodore X. O'Connell, MD, the author of the best-selling USMLE Step 2 Secrets and Brochert’s Crush Step 2, this focused, high-yield review of core content and test prep strategies is the most effective USMLE Step 1preparation available for this high-stakes exam. Written and reviewed by students, residents, and experts, Crush Step 1 is the resource you need to score high! Focus on essential concepts and master them efficiently with up-to-date, easy-to-read, high-yield coverage of all of the material tested on the exam. Ensure your comprehension with USMLE Step 1 practice questions following key sections as well as rapid-review high-yield boxes. Learn how to study for USMLE Step 1 with a more strategic approach through a unique focus on identifying and understanding question stems instead of memorizing buzz words. Spend more time studying and less time searching thanks to a well-written, easily accessible approach, with plenty of helpful lists and tables to highlight high-yield data. Depend on the relevance and accuracy of the content thanks to oversight by authors who scored within the 99th percentile on the USMLE Step 1 exam and Review Boards comprised of students, residents, and faculty.

Greenfield s Surgery

Author: Michael W. Mulholland
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469890029
Release Date: 2016-11-15
Genre: Medical

Revised, updated, and enhanced from cover to cover, the Sixth Edition of Greenfield’s Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice remains the gold standard text in the field of surgery. It reflects surgery’s rapid changes, new technologies, and innovative techniques, integrating new scientific knowledge with evolving changes in surgical care. Updates to this edition include new editors and contributors, and a greatly enhanced visual presentation. Balancing scientific advances with clinical practice, Greenfield’s Surgery is an invaluable resource for today’s residents and practicing surgeons.

Schwartz s Principles of Surgery ABSITE and Board Review 10 e

Author: F. Brunicardi
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071838924
Release Date: 2016-04-22
Genre: Medical

The only review based on the field’s cornerstone text: Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery, Tenth Edition "It will be particularly helpful to those in general surgery training programs, to general surgeons facing their board exams or recertification exams, and to all those subspecialty trained surgeons who must first qualify in general surgery and maintain their certification....This is a really high-quality review book."--Doody's Review Service (reviewing earlier edition) The premiere Q&A book in surgery returns for a tenth edition, featuring updated chapters corresponding directly to the classic Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery, Tenth Edition. This powerful review gives you more than 1,000 board-style questions likely to appear on the American Board of Surgery in-training exam and the surgery board exam. Developed by some of the top minds in modern surgery, Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery ABSITE and Board Review, 10th edition, provides the most current, authoritative perspectives on surgical practice. Each question is accompanied by answers and comprehension-building rationales, ensuring your complete understanding of the material. This beautifully illustrated text is truly the ultimate resource to assist in your certification and recertification exam review. Here’s why this the single-best ABSITE and board review: · Chapters keyed to Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery, Tenth Edition so you know you’re studying only relevant, applicable material from the most authoritative source possible 1000+ board-style questions with answers and rationales Questions were carefully selected for their likelihood of appearing on the exams Content aligns with the current ABSITE format There no better way to add the authority, timeliness, reliability of Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery than this powerful, high-yield study guide.

Surgery Review Illustrated 2 e

Author: Lisa McElroy
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 0071663290
Release Date: 2016-12-23
Genre: Medical

THE ONE-STOP STUDY GUIDE FOR BOTH THE ORAL AND WRITTEN SURGICAL EXAMS – ENHANCED BY A NEW FULL-COLOR PRESENTATION A true essential when preparing for certification, recertification/maintenance of certification, the ABSITE, or as a clinical refresher, this all-inclusive review is a powerful combination of top-quality illustrations and board-style Q&A not found in any other text. Now presented in full color, Surgery Review Illustrated delivers more than 1,200 exam-style questions that reflect the content and structure of the written boards. Comprehensive answer explanations to all questions are linked to pathophysiology and evidence-based clinical studies. You will also find more than 600 illustrations and photographs depicting radiology, gross pathology, surgical procedures, and clinical examples – making it ideal for identification-based questions Here’s why this is the single-best review for surgery examinations and board: · NEW full-color presentation · Complete coverage of the full spectrum of general surgery topics usually found on the ABSITE and licensure examinations · Extensive visual representation of current techniques, including the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques · Reviews the molecular and scientific basis of disease, reflecting the current outline of the certification exam · Emphasizes the clinical science, but also includes physiology, anatomy, and pathology

Passing the General Surgery Oral Board Exam

Author: Marc A. Neff
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461476634
Release Date: 2013-08-20
Genre: Medical

Edited by Dr. Marc Neff, Passing the General Surgery Oral Board Exam, Second Edition helps candidates prepare for the General Surgery Oral Board Exam in a different way than other review books. In addition to covering concepts frequently addressed on the test, the review also alerts you to "common curveballs" and "strikeouts"– the unexpected problems or seemingly benign actions (or inactions) that could result in a missed diagnosis or misdiagnosis, and thus result in failure to pass the exam. Fully updated and expanded to reflect the many changes in standards of care, this unique study guide is the first to expose the potential traps and pitfalls of the exam by providing examples of how the questions may be asked and what not to say in response. Designed to be used in conjunction with medical textbooks and other study guides, Passing the General Surgery Oral Board Exam, Second Edition prepares candidates to think on their feet and answer exam questions confidently and accurately. It is an essential guide for surgical residents, fellows across the surgical subspecialties, and practicing surgeons who are board eligible.

MCQs and EMQs in Surgery

Author: Pradip Datta
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781482248630
Release Date: 2015-02-02
Genre: Medical

With over 1000 essential questions, MCQs and EMQs in Surgery is the ideal self-assessment companion guide to Bailey & Love’s Short Practice in Surgery, 26th edition. The book assists trainee surgeons as they prepare for examinations and enables them to test their knowledge of the principles and practice of surgery as outlined in Bailey & Love. Divided into 13 subject-specific sections and written by expert contributors, the MCQs and EMQs provide comprehensive coverage of the current surgical curriculum as well as the core learning points as set out in Bailey & Love. The book is ideally suited for the MRCS exam as well as for the first part of the FRCS (General Surgery) and the new Intercollegiate FRCS (International) exams. The book emphasises the importance of self-assessment within effective clinical examination and soundly based surgical principles while taking into account the latest developments in practice. This new edition includes many new contributors and enhanced chapters with answers provided in much greater detail. While the book is closely aligned with the content of the celebrated Bailey & Love, it also performs well as a standalone self-test guide and may be used independently. MCQs and EMQs in Surgery provides an invaluable revision tool for all candidates studying for the MRCS and FRCS exams.

FRCS General Surgery

Author: Alasdair Wilson
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9781907816383
Release Date: 2013-03-31
Genre: Medical

FRCS General Surgery: 500 SBAs and EMIs offers the most comprehensive coverage of practice questions for trainees preparing for the FRCS General Surgery exam. Presented in a clear layout, chapters are mapped to the syllabus to deliver structured revision in all the key topics. Featuring a wealth of practice questions and fully descriptive answers, this book provides the essential revision tool to maximise chances of exam success. 500 Single Best Answers and Extended Matching Items, reflecting topics encountered in the exam Answers feature concise, case-based descriptions to consolidate knowledge Highly illustrated to improve understanding of key concepts Extensive evidence-based references to relate theory to clinical practice

The Washington Manual of Surgery

Author: Mary E. Klingensmith
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496310798
Release Date: 2015-10-28
Genre: Medical

Concise, portable, and user-friendly, The Washington Manual of Surgery, 7th Edition, focuses on the essential information you need to know for successful care of patients with surgical disease. This bestselling reference presents brief, logical approaches to the management of patients with comprehensive surgical problems. Throughout the manual, content has been completely updated, including new review questions, new chapters, and new treatment algorithms. This 7th Edition provides a clear view of the challenges surgical residents face, practical solutions, and expert guidance – all in one convenient and easily accessible source.