The ABSITE Review / Edition 3

The ABSITE Review / Edition 3

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by Steven M. Fiser
     
 

Now in its Third Edition, The ABSITE Review is one of the most popular study guides for the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE), which residents in general surgery must take each year and residents going into surgical subspecialties must take during the year of their general surgery training. This easy-to-use book presents concise,

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Now in its Third Edition, The ABSITE Review is one of the most popular study guides for the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE), which residents in general surgery must take each year and residents going into surgical subspecialties must take during the year of their general surgery training. This easy-to-use book presents concise, digestible chunks of information in lists and outlines that facilitate quick memorization. Every component of the exam is covered—basic science and clinical knowledge in all areas tested. This edition incorporates common decision-making algorithms and covers the material that has appeared in the most recent exams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608316076
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/05/2010
Edition description:
Third
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Credits

Preface to the First Edition

Preface to the Second Edition

1 Cell Biology 1

2 Hematology 5

3 Blood Products 10

4 Immunology 11

5 Infection 14

6 Antibiotics 18

7 Medicines and Pharmacology 21

8 Anesthesia 23

9 Fluids and Electrolytes 28

10 Nutrition 32

11 Oncology 37

12 Transplantation 41

13 Inflammation and Cytokines 46

14 Wound Healing 51

15 Trauma 54

16 Critical Care 71

17 Burns 78

18 Plastics, Skin, and Soft Tissues 82

19 Head and Neck 89

20 Pituitary 95

21 Adrenal 97

22 Thyroid 102

23 Parathyroid 108

24 Breast 112

25 Thoracic 124

26 Cardiac 131

27 Vascular 137

28 Gastrointestinal Hormones 157

29 Esophagus 159

30 Stomach 168

31 Liver 181

32 Biliary System 190

33 Pancreas 198

34 Spleen 209

35 Small Bowel 213

36 Colorectal 221

37 Anal and Rectal 238

38 Hernias, Abdomen, and Surgical Technology 245

39 Urology 249

40 Gynecology 253

41 Neurosurgery 258

42 Orthopaedics 263

43 Pediatric Surgery 269

44 Statistics 284

Appendix 287

Index 291

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