The closest a student can get to the wards without seeing patients! This reference is designed to teach students general surgery through exposure to 60 clinical cases. Each self-contained case asks students to provide diagnosis and the next step in treatment, followed by a concise case discussion, clinical pearls, and USMLE-style questions and answers.
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The closest you can get to seeing patients without being on the wards
Students need exposure to cases to pass the USMLE Step 2 and the surgery shelf exam. This book presents 55 clinical cases illustrating essential concepts in general surgery. Perfect for the clerkship and the USMLE Step 2, each case includes an extended discussion, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. This interactive learning system helps you to learn instead of memorize.
*55 surgical cases with complete discussions
*Clinical pearls highlight key points
*USMLE-style comprehension questions with each case
*Primer on how to approach the surgical patient
*Proven learning system improves shelf exam scores
“Superior to other case file books.”
--Chang-Kun Choi, Medical Student, Midwestern University School of Medicine
“Using clinical scenarios not only makes the reading fun and interesting, but it is far more engaging than sitting down with a bulleted text and reviewing detail after detail. This is a much better way to learn clinical information. I have not read a book like this before, and I certainly have enjoyed it.”
-–Eric Hossler, Medical Student, James H. Quillen College of Medicine
“I LOVED this book! I would recommend this book to all third-year students… The book uses a clinical approach and does not lose sight of the pathophysiology behind the disease -- GREAT preparation for being on the wards! The subject matter is also deceptively detailed, with much more information than one normally finds in a text of case files. The reader can use this book as either a rigorous self-test or a read-through introduction to the subject. Once again - a GREAT text!”
-–Elizabeth Johnston, Medical Student, Emory University
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Medical, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0071402527
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