Step-Up to Surgery

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Step-Up to Surgery is an effective high-yield review of general and subspecialty surgery, written specifically for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students in their surgery clerkship/rotation. Step-Up to Surgery packs clinical pearls, illustrations, and “Quick Hits” in a single, ingenious tool, tailoring each element for immediate content absorption and faster, more efficient review. This review book gives you exactly what...
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Overview


Step-Up to Surgery is an effective high-yield review of general and subspecialty surgery, written specifically for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students in their surgery clerkship/rotation. Step-Up to Surgery packs clinical pearls, illustrations, and “Quick Hits” in a single, ingenious tool, tailoring each element for immediate content absorption and faster, more efficient review. This review book gives you exactly what you need to prepare for the surgery clerkship, accompanying shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2!
 
NEW Features for this edition:
• Full-color, updated interior design brings the content to you in a memorable style.
• Full-color, updated figures illustrate concepts when a picture says it best.
 
CLASSIC Student approved features:
• Complete coverage of key surgery topics ensures that you are test-ready and prepared on the wards!
• Quick Hits in the margins highlight highly testable topics—just see how the sparks fly at test time!
• Clinical Pearls help you “file away” clinical medicine connections for handy retrieval at test time!
• Bold terms highlight key terminology for added emphasis!
 
BONUS Material and study resources:
• NEW! 100 USMLE-style questions in the book and online, so you can study anytime, anywhere!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451187632
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 4/18/2014
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 408
  • Sales rank: 425,583
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Surgical Physiology 1

Ch. 2 Trauma and Burns 17

Ch. 3 Hernias 35

Ch. 4 Esophagus and Stomach 46

Ch. 5 Small Bowel 66

Ch. 6 Colon, Rectum, and Appendix 80

Ch. 7 Hepatobiliary System 100

Ch. 8 Pancreas and Spleen 117

Ch. 9 Endocrine Surgery 140

Ch. 10 Breast 156

Ch. 11 Skin and Soft Tissue 172

Ch. 12 Vascular Surgery 184

Ch. 13 Pediatric Surgery 201

Ch. 14 Orthopedic Surgery 226

Ch. 15 Neurosurgery 242

Ch. 16 Urology 247

Ch. 17 Otolaryngology 267

Ch. 18 Cardiothoracic Surgery 280

Ch. 19 Transplantation 297

Ch. 20 Acute Abdomen 312

App. A Next Step Questions 325

App. B Shelf Questions 337

Answers 351

Index 359

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