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The ABSITE Review 4e / Edition 4
     

The ABSITE Review 4e / Edition 4

by Steven M. Fiser
 

ISBN-10: 1451186908

ISBN-13: 9781451186901

Pub. Date: 07/08/2013

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


This 4th edition of The ABSITE Review is the perfect study guide for surgery residents preparing for the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE). Unlike ordinary textbooks that force the reader to wade through paragraph after paragraph of extraneous material, this review manual uses a streamlined outline and list format.

Overview


This 4th edition of The ABSITE Review is the perfect study guide for surgery residents preparing for the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE). Unlike ordinary textbooks that force the reader to wade through paragraph after paragraph of extraneous material, this review manual uses a streamlined outline and list format. By making it easier to find the essential points on each topic, this study guide allows the reader to spend more time studying the important facts and less time searching for them. Even though the information is presented in a simple manner, it still includes all topics found on the exam — from basic science to clinical knowledge in general surgery as well as surgical subspecialties. Each year, thousands of general surgery residents express anxiety over preparation for the ABSITE. With this book as their guide, they can feel a lot more confident.
FEATURES:
• Tables and algorithms are condensed to relevant outlines, improving efficiency of reading time
• Most recent ABSITE exam material
• Covers all topics on ABSITE and can be used independently of other study materials
• Bold type that highlights important information

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451186901
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/08/2013
Edition description:
Fourth
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
820,961
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Credits vi

Preface to the first edition viii

Preface to the fourth edition ix

1 Cell Biology 1

2 Hematology 5

3 Blood Products 11

4 Immunology 12

5 Infection 15

6 Antibiotics 20

7 Medicines and Pharmacology 24

8 Anesthesia 27

9 Fluids and Electrolytes 32

10 Nutrition 36

11 Oncology 41

12 Transplantation 45

13 Inflammation and Cytokines 49

14 Wound Healing 53

15 Trauma 56

16 Critical Care 77

17 Burns 87

18 Plastics, Skin, and Soft Tissues 92

19 Head and Neck 99

20 Pituitary 106

21 Adrenal 108

22 Thyroid 113

23 Parathyroid 120

24 Breast 125

25 Thoracic 136

26 Cardiac 143

27 Vascular 147

28 Gastrointestinal Hormones 165

29 Esophagus 167

30 Stomach 176

31 Liver 187

32 Biliary System 195

33 Pancreas 203

34 Spleen 213

35 Small Bowel 217

36 Colorectal 226

37 Anal and Rectal 239

38 Hernias, Abdomen, and Surgical Technology 245

39 Urology 250

40 Gynecology 255

41 Neurosurgery 259

42 Orthopedics 263

43 Pediatric Surgery 269

44 Statistics and Patient Safety 282

Appendix 284

Index 289

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