Case Files: Surgery / Edition 3

Case Files: Surgery / Edition 3

by Eugene Toy, Terrence Liu, Andre Campbell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071598979

ISBN-13: 9780071598972

Pub. Date: 07/14/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division

Real-life cases for the surgery clerkship and shelf-exam

"Overall, this is a useful book for anyone preparing for the surgical clerkship exam or needing review prior to the USMLE. The information is presented concisely and clearly and the questions at the end of each section reinforce the most important information. The addition of new cases and revision of

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Real-life cases for the surgery clerkship and shelf-exam

"Overall, this is a useful book for anyone preparing for the surgical clerkship exam or needing review prior to the USMLE. The information is presented concisely and clearly and the questions at the end of each section reinforce the most important information. The addition of new cases and revision of previous cases make it a worthwhile update. 3 Stars."—Doody's Review Service

You need exposure to high-yield cases to excel on the surgery clerkship and the shelf-exam. Case Files: Surgery presents 55 real-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in surgery. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, definitions of key terms, and USMLE-style review questions. With this system, you'll learn in the context of real patients, rather then merely memorize facts.

  • 55 high-yield general surgery cases, each with USMLE-style questions
  • Clinical pearls highlight key concepts
  • Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like a doctor
  • Proven learning system maximes your shelf-exam scores

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071598972
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
Publication date:
07/14/2009
Series:
LANGE Case Files Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
510
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Case Files: Surgery, 3/eSection I: How to Approach Clinical Problems Part 1. Approach to the Patient Part 2. Approach to Clinical Problem Solving Part 3. Approach to Reading

Section II: Clinical Cases Fifty-six Case Scenarios

Section III: Listing of Cases Listing by Case Number Listing by Disorder (Alphabetical)

Index

Eugene C. Toy, MD (series editor) is a dual certified family physician and obstetrician-gynecologist and is Academic Chief and Program Director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Methodist Hospital/University of Texas—Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas. He oversees the ob/gyn clerkship and is actively involved in teaching medical students.

Terrence H. Liu, MD is Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at UCSF School of Medicine. He is also Program Director for the UCSF-East Bay Surgery Residency Program in Oakland, California.

Andre R. Campbell, MD is Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery and Endowed Chair of Surgical Education at the UCSF School of Medicine in San Francisco, California.

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