Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes

Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards

Author: Carlos Pestana

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1506218733

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 7330

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.

Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes

Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards

Author: Carlos Pestana

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1506235921

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 5363

Celebrated by medical students for over a decade, Kaplan's Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes is the highest-yield surgery review for the the shelf and USMLE Step 2 CK exams. Designed for portable prep, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes is ideal for refreshing your knowledge in between cases. The Best Review Concise high-yield review of core surgery material 180 up-to-date vignettes for self-testing 15 brief essays examining selected diagnostic and therapeutic tools from a surgical perspective NEW essay topics: intravenous fluid therapy, surgical infections, and fluid needs in children NEW illustrated chapter on bariatric surgery NEW introduction with guidance for addressing regional variations in medical practice on National Board questions Expert Guidance Revised and fully up-to-date content from distinguished surgery instructor Dr. Carlos Pestana For over a decade, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes has helped med students excel on the surgery shelf exam and USMLE Step 2 CK

Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes

Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards

Author: Carlos Pestana

Publisher: Kaplan Publishing

ISBN: 1506235913

Category: Study Aids

Page: 264

View: 1572

Celebrated by medical students for over a decade, Kaplan's pocket-sized Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes is the highest-yield surgery review for the the shelf and USMLE Step 2 CK exams. Designed for portable prep, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes fits perfectly in your lab coat so you can refresh your knowledge in between cases. The Best Review Concise high-yield review of core surgery material 180 up-to-date vignettes for self-testing 15 brief essays examining selected diagnostic and therapeutic tools from a surgical perspective NEW essay topics: intravenous fluid therapy, surgical infections, and fluid needs in children NEW illustrated chapter on bariatric surgery NEW introduction with guidance for addressing regional variations in medical practice on National Board questions Expert Guidance Revised and fully up-to-date content from distinguished surgery instructor Dr. Carlos Pestana For over a decade, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes has helped med students excel on the surgery shelf exam and USMLE Step 2 CK

Fluids and Electrolytes in the Surgical Patient

Author: Carlos Pestana

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781724258

Category: Medical

Page: 172

View: 7702

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.

Surgical Recall

Author: Lorne H. Blackbourne

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451176414

Category: Medical

Page: 824

View: 6128

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.

Surgery

A Case Based Clinical Review

Author: Christian de Virgilio,Paul N. Frank,Areg Grigorian

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493917269

Category: Medical

Page: 723

View: 9645

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: 9780781732192

Category: Medical

Page: 420

View: 4251

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.

First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship

Author: Matthew S. Kaufman,Latha Ganti,S. Matthew Stead,Nitin Mishra

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071643085

Category: Medical

Page: 490

View: 7553

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

Surgery PreTest Self-Assessment and Review, Thirteenth Edition

Author: Lillian Kao,Tammy Lee

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071761217

Category: Medical

Page: 374

View: 9835

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

Physiology E-Book

Author: Linda S. Costanzo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323511899

Category: Medical

Page: 540

View: 700

Renowned physiology instructor Dr. Linda Costanzo’s friendly, logical, easy-to-follow writing style makes Physiology, 6th Edition ideal for coursework and USMLE preparation. Well-designed figures and tables provide handy visuals for procedures or physiologic equations, and step-by-step explanations clarify challenging concepts. This full-color, manageably-sized text offers a comprehensive and consistent overview of core physiologic concepts at the organ system and cellular levels, making complex principles easy to understand. Information is presented in a short, simple, and focused manner – the perfect presentation for success in coursework and on exams. Chapter summaries and "Challenge Yourself" questions at the end of each chapter provide an extensive review of the material and reinforce understanding and retention. Equations and sample problems are integrated throughout the text. NEW! More Clinical Physiology Case Boxes relate to pathophysiology for a clinical context

Master the Wards: Internal Medicine Handbook

Author: Conrad Fischer

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259641244

Category: Medical

Page: 369

View: 7565

Master the Wards: Internal Medicine Handbook improves your confidence so you can survive the clerkship and ace the shelf. With this in hand, you can arrive prepared on day 1 of your medicine rotation. Written by a residency director who has been a clerkship director--and once, long ago, a med student just like you!--this handbook presents a core set of diseases and disorders from the point of view of how patients present, and teaches you how to assess patients beginning with their chief complaints. Special features help you look like a rock star and improve patient safety: Organized by chief complaint Round-Saver tips help you delivery quality care How NOT to Kill Your Patient boxes point you to critical "don't miss" diagnoses and things to look out for Things You Will Be Asked On Rounds boxes prep you for attendings' questions

Pocket Surgery

Author: Melanie Goldfarb,Mark A. Gromski,James M. Hurst,Daniel B. Jones

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451180411

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 5357

Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Pocket Surgery, follows the style of Pocket Medicine, one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents. This pocket-sized loose-leaf resource can be used on the wards and by candidates reviewing for board exams. In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Surgery provides key clinical information about common surgical conditions in all areas of surgery, including breast, critical care, cardiothoracic, gastrointestinal, colorectal, vascular, pediatric, plastic, transplant, transplant, and endocrine.

Shelf-Life Surgery

Author: Stanley Zaslau

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451191472

Category: Medical

Page: 502

View: 2008

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.

USMLE Step 2 Secrets

Author: Theodore X. O'Connell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323188141

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 5489

Preceded by USMLE step 2 secrets / Theodore X. O'Connell, Adam Brochert. 3rd edition. 2010.

Step-Up to USMLE Step 2

Author: Jonathan P. Van Kleunen

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451163592

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 8700

This Step-Up Series volume is a high-yield, systems-based, outline-format review of commonly tested USMLE Step 2 material, including internal medicine subspecialties, required clerkship specialties, and important topics in medical practice. The user-friendly format, with numerous tables, illustrations, and flow charts, allows quick review of a vast body of facts. "Quick Hit" marginalia highlight facts likely to be tested. "Next Step" marginalia indicate what the clinician must do next after making a diagnosis. A full-color section illustrates classic presentations of dermatologic and other disorders. This edition includes additional Quick Hits, mnemonics, new illustrations, expanded coverage of ARDS, a new table on breast malignancy variants, and updated vaccination schedules.

Strategy

Process, Content, Context : an International Perspective

Author: Bob de Wit,Ron Meyer

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 1408019027

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 975

View: 6953

Conventional strategic management education is dominated by a standard formula that uses a misleadingly simplistic step-by-step approach, presents few competing perspectives, glosses over key debates, and is typically biased towards a particular national or regional context. De Wit and Meyer's best-selling Strategy takes a strikingly different approach that has helped thousands of students and professionals around the world develop into critical and creative strategic thinkers. By carefully guiding students through diverse perspectives, De Wit and Meyer show how, more than ever, robust strategy requires an open understanding of different ways of looking at strategic issues.

Master the Boards USMLE Step 2 CK

Author: Conrad Fischer

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1506208533

Category: Medical

Page: 752

View: 3171

Featuring exclusive tips and targeted review from USMLE expert Conrad Fischer, MD, Master the Boards USMLE Step 2 CK has the information you need to excel on the exam and match into the residency program you want. Designed to work with Kaplan's Step 2 High Yield course, this edition features exam-style questions and is the highest yield full-color review book for the Clinical Knowledge exam. If it is not likely to appear on the test, it is not in this book. The Best Review New design with hundreds of full-color diagnostic images, algorithms, and tables New biostatistics chapter and expanded disease coverage, with dozens of new topics including Zika and Ebola Logical, step-by-step approach to patient care Disease topics are presented in exam-style format for realistic review: What is the most likely diagnosis? What is the best initial test? What is the most accurate diagnostic test? What is the treatment? Expert Guidance Avoid surprises on Test Day with exclusive tips and targeted review from USMLE expert Conrad Fischer, MD. Expert test-taking advice, including tips for recognizing incorrect answers and guidance on the order in which steps should be taken. We invented test prep—Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for almost 80 years. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams.

Davidson's Self-assessment in Medicine E-Book

Author: Deborah Wake,Patricia Cantley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070207148X

Category: Medical

Page: 416

View: 3364

Davidson’s Assessment in Medicine is a collection of 1250 best-of-five multiple choice questions, arranged to correspond with the chapters of the Twenty-third Edition of Davidson's Principles and Practice. The questions follow the style used in many international undergraduate and early postgraduate exams. For each question the answers are accompanied by a short piece of remediation/ feedback with references back to the main textbook for further information. This book is an excellent broad assessment text and forms a highly useful complement to the main textbook. It will help students increase the efficiency with which they acquire the factual knowledge necessary for both passing examinations and good medical practice. Although written to accompany Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine, this book can be used alongside any clinical medicine textbook. 1250 best-of-five multiple choice questions with detailed answers and remediation feedback. Closely linked to the world-renowned Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine textbook.

First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship, Fourth Edition

Author: Matthew Kaufman,Latha Ganti,Sean Blitzstein

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

ISBN: 9780071841740

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 9494

The #1-selling psychiatry clerkship book provides just what you need to deliver a strong performance on the psychiatry clerkship and earn honors on the shelf exam. Completely revised to reflect new DSM-5 criteria, First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship: Fourth Edition is your high-yield insider's guide to the psychiatry rotation, and gives you the core information you need to impress on the wards and earn honors on the clerkship exam. Peppered with mnemonics, ward tips, exam tips, and integrated mini-cases, the fourth edition of this best-selling book focuses on helping you hone in on, and remember, the most important concepts for the clerkship and the exam.

First Aid for the Wards, Fifth Edition

Author: Tao Le,Vikas Bhushan,James Yeh

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071772642

Category: Medical

Page: 524

View: 9139

THE ULTIMATE PRIMER FOR THE CORE CLERKSHIPS, NOW IN FULL COLOR! Everything you need to know to score strong clerkship evaluations Preparation for every core rotation: medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, neurology, psychiatry, and emergency medicine Answers to commonly asked "pimp" questions Hundreds of full-color illustrations clarify essential concepts and improve retention Advice on presenting cases to attendings How-to guides for common procedures High-yield facts on the diagnosis and treatment of common diseases Sample patient notes, clipboard and note-card patient templates Updated student ratings of popular clinical handbooks, review books, reference texts, and electronic products A STUDENT-TO-STUDENT GUIDE TO THE FUNDAMENTALS OF SURVIVING THE WARDS--DON'T START THE CLINICAL YEARS WITHOUT READING THIS BOOK! APPLY THE PROVEN FIRST AID FORMULA FOR CLERKSHIP SUCCESS!