Overview

The resident-to-resident insider's guide to ABSITE success



Written by residents from top surgery programs who aced the American Board of Surgery In-Training Exam, and edited by Tao Le, author of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 and numerous other First Aid titles, First Aid for the ABSITE covers all the must-know basic science AND clinical surgery topics in one total study package. Updated to reflect the newly...

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First Aid for the ABSITE

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Overview

The resident-to-resident insider's guide to ABSITE success



Written by residents from top surgery programs who aced the American Board of Surgery In-Training Exam, and edited by Tao Le, author of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 and numerous other First Aid titles, First Aid for the ABSITE covers all the must-know basic science AND clinical surgery topics in one total study package. Updated to reflect the newly reorganized ABSITE, this unique guide features high-yield information, illustrations, mnemonics, and clinical images great for initial review or last-minute cramming.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071643221
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 10/13/2008
  • Series: FIRST AID Specialty Boards
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 364
  • File size: 20 MB
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Meet the Author

Jennifer LaFemina, MD, is surgical resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has worked on several First Aid books, most recently serving as chief editor of First Aid for the USMLE Step, 4e.

Robert Todd Lancaster, MD, is pursuing his MPH as a Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Health Policy and Management, at Harvard School of Public Health. He is a surgical resident at Massachusetts General Hospital.


Jennifer LaFemina, MD, graduated from the UCLA School of Medicine in 2003 and is a surgical resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has worked on several First Aid books, most recently serving as chief editor of First Aid for the USMLE Step, 4e.



Robert Todd Lancaster, MD, MPH, graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 2003 and is a surgical resident at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Table of Contents

First Aid for the ABSITE
1. Guide to the ABSITE
2. Surgical Principles
3. Perioperative Care
4. Esophagus
5. Stomach
6. Liver, Biliary System, and Spleen
7. Pancreas
8. Hernias
9. Small Intestine
10. Colorectal
11. Breast
12. Endocrine
13. Skin and Soft Tissue
14. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
15. Cardiac
16. Thoracic
17. Vascular
18. Trauma, Burns, and Critical Care
19. Pediatric Surgery
20. Transplantation
21. Surgical Subspecialties
Index
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