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Step-Up to Surgery / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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!
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Surgical Physiology
Chapter 2. Trauma and Burns
Chapter 3. Hernias
Chapter 4. Esophagus and Stomach.
Chapter 5. Small Bowel
Chapter 6. Colon, Rectum, and Appendix
Chapter 7. Hepatobiliary System
Chapter 8. Pancreas and Spleen
Chapter 9. Endocrine Surgery
Chapter 10. Breast
Chapter 11. Skin and Soft Tissue
Chapter 12. Vascular Surgery
Chapter 13. Pediatric Surgery
Chapter 14. Orthopedic Surgery
Chapter 15. Neurosurgery
Chapter 16. Urology
Chapter 17. Otolaryngology
Chapter 18. Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chapter 19. Transplantation
Chapter 20. Acute Abdomen
Appendix A: Next Step Questions
Appendix B: Shelf Questions