Resident Readiness General Surgery

Resident Readiness General Surgery


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071773195
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/29/2013
Series: Resident Readiness
Edition description: List
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 1,266,452
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dr. Debra L. Klamen is Associate Dean of Education and Curriculum as well as Professor and Chair of the Department of Medical Education at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (Springfield, Illinois). She is also a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at SIU.

Table of Contents





2.How to Read this Book

3.General Advice

4.A 28-year-old Female Incoming Surgery Resident

5.How to Write a Note—Fast!

II.Handling Patients in the ED


7.A 56-year-old Female Status Post Motor Vehicle Accident

8.A 40-year-old Female With Abdominal Pain

9.A 42-year-old Man With Severe Right Upper Quadrant Pain

10.A 23-year-old Student With Periumbilical Pain That Has Migrated to Her RLQ

11.A 65-year-old Female in Severe Abdominal Pain

12.A Patient in the ER With a Blood Pressure of 60/– and a Heart Rate of 140

13.A 67-year-old Man With Mental Status Changes and a Suspected Diverticular Abscess

14.A 57-year-old Man With a Chief Complaint of Nausea and Vomiting

15.A 65-
year-old Man Status Post Surgery With a HCT of 24%

16.A 70-year-old Man With “Bad Blood”

17.A 37-year-old Man With a Painful Bulge Over His Left Forearm

18.Three Patients All Present With Issues Related to
Laboratory Tests

19.A 73-year-old Man With Acute Right Lower Extremity Pain

20.A 36-year-old Woman Status Post Motor Vehicle Accident While Intoxicated

21.A 50-year-old Man Presenting With Extensive Burns

22.A 56-year-old Man 6 Days Status Post Colectomy With New Pelvic Discomfort

III.Handling Inpatients

23.A 75-year-old Man With Postoperative Pain

24.A 72-year-old Man With Acute Confusion Postoperatively

25.You (the Intern) Are Asked to Read a Chest X-ray

26.A 65-year-old Woman in Respiratory Distress

27.A Patient Who Is Postoperative Day 2 With New-onset Chest Pain

28.A 65-year-old Woman With a New-onset Cardiac Arrhythmia

29.A 60-year-old Man in the PACU With New-onset PVCs

30.A 65-year-old Man With Bradycardia

31.A 65-year-old Man With a Pacemaker Who Needs Surgery

32.A Patient With Pulseless Electrical Activity

33.A 55-year-old Man Who May Require Perioperative β-blockade

34.A 65-year-old Man Who Is in Respiratory
Distress 3 Days Postoperatively

35.A 68-year-old Man with Postoperative Hypotension

36.A 57-year-old Man Who Is Postoperative With a
Blood Pressure of 210/95

37.A 65-year-old Female Who Is 4 Days Postoperative With Nausea, Vomiting, and a Distended Abdomen

38.A 30-year-old Woman With Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting

39.A 79-year-old Man, Postoperative Day 3,
Who has Not had a Bowel Movement in 4 Days

40.A 70-year-old Postoperative Colectomy Patient Who Is Not Putting Out Much Urine

41.A 55-year-old Male With Postoperative Urinary Retention

42.A 52-year-old Female Who Is Dehydrated Postoperative Day #1

43.A 68-year-old Woman With Electrolyte Abnormalities

44.A 58-year-old Man With a Postoperative Fever

45.A 42-year-old Woman 4 Hours Postoperative With a Fever and Extreme Pain

46.A 35-year-old Man With Crohn Disease
Who Needs Postoperative Orders

47.A 65-year-old Man With Diabetes Needing
Postoperative Orders

48.A 65-year-old Female Presenting for Preoperative Evaluation

49.A 33-year-old Woman Who Needs Postoperative Orders for DVT Prophylaxis

50.A 78-year-old Woman and a 62-year-old Man With Drains

51.A 58-year-old Woman Who had a Drain Pulled by the Resident in Error

52.A Resident Who Is Unsure About How to Remove a Chest Tube

53.A Surgical Intern in a Moral Dilemma

54.A 35-year-old Man Who Is Disruptive on the Floor

IV.Handling Patients in Clinic

55.Ambulatory Care and the Surgery Intern

56.A 55-year-old Man Who Was Struck by a Beer Truck and Needs a CT Scan

57.A 60-year-old Man With Postoperative Wound Complications

58.A 35-year-old Woman Who Needs a Lipoma Removed in Clinic

59.A 52-year-old Woman With a Suspected Congenital Coagulopathy



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