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Real-life cases for the surgery clerkship and shelf-exam"Overall, this is a useful book for anyone preparing for the surgical clerkship exam or needing review prior to the USMLE. The information is presented concisely and clearly and the questions at the end of each section reinforce the most important information. The addition of new cases and revision of previous cases make it a worthwhile update. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service You need exposure to high-yield cases to excel on the surgery clerkship and the shelf-exam.Case Files: Surgerypresents 55 real-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in surgery. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, definitions of key terms, and USMLE-style review questions. With this system, you'll learn in the context of real patients, rather then merely memorize facts. 55 high-yield general surgery cases, each with USMLE-style questions Clinical pearls highlight key concepts Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like a doctor Proven learning system maximes your shelf-exam scores
Eugene C. Toy, MD (series editor) is a dual certified family physician and obstetrician-gynecologist and is Academic Chief and Program Director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Methodist Hospital/University of Texasn++Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas. He oversees the ob/gyn clerkship and is actively involved in teaching medical students.. .Terrence H. Liu, MD is Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at UCSF School of Medicine. He is also Program Director for the UCSF-East Bay Surgery Residency Program in Oakland, California.. .Andre R. Campbell, MD is Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery and Endowed Chair of Surgical Education at the UCSF School of Medicine in San Francisco, California..
Table of Contents
Section 1: How to Approach Clinical Problems Section 2: 60 Clinical Cases Section 3: Listing of Cases by Topic and Alphabetically Index