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Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards,9781609789169

Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards

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9781609789169

ISBN10:
1609789164
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/5/2013
Publisher(s):
Kaplan Publishing
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Summary

Celebrated by medical students for over a decade, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notesis the highest-yield review for the Surgical clerkship and shelf exams, now available for retail sale for the first time. Surgical clerkship allows senior medical students to develop clinical skills and gain a better understanding of surgical disease while caring for patients. But time in the wards is limited, and clerkship covers only a tiny sample of the surgical universe. Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes, by distinguished surgery instructor Dr. Carlos Pestana, is a proven guide to ensure your surgical knowledge. With a concise, comprehensive review and 180 high-yield surgical vignettes for self-testing, it contains the surgery knowledge you need to excel on the Surgery shelf exam and USMLE Step 2 CK. Features: - Concise high-yield review of core surgery material - 180 vignettes for self-testing - Used by med students for over a decade - Fully up-to-date - Pocket-sized to carry with you in the wards

Author Biography

Carlos Pestana, MD, PhD, is emeritus professor of surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio. Ranked #1 in his medical school class, Dr. Pestana has a doctorate in surgery from the University of Minnesota and did a 5-year surgical residency at the Mayo Clinic. He has received over 40 teaching awards and prizes for teaching excellence. In the early 1990s he was a member of the Comprehensive Part II Committee of the National Board of Medical Examiners that designed what is now the clinical component of the USMLE Step 2 exam. Dr. Pestana is also the author of Fluids and Electrolytes in the Surgical Patient, which has been translated into Spanish, Italian, and Greek.


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