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9781506281254

Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes, Seventh Edition: Pocket-Sized Review for the Surgical Clerkship and Shelf Exams

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    9781506281254

  • ISBN10:

    1506281257

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2023-04-04
  • Publisher: Kaplan Test Prep

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Summary

Celebrated by medical students for over a decade, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes is the highest-yield surgery review for the shelf and USMLE Step 2 CK exams.

Designed for portable prep, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes reinforces the most important surgery information in a practical, easy-to-read review followed by 180 vignette-based practice questions. It fits perfectly in your lab coat so you can refresh your knowledge in between cases.

The Best Review
  • Concise high-yield review of core surgery material
  • 180 up-to-date vignettes for self-testing
  • 16 brief essays examining selected diagnostic and therapeutic tools from a surgical perspective
  • Revised content review throughout, including: corneal foreign bodies, retinal detachment, organ donors, and organ rejection

Expert Guidance
  • Revised and fully up-to-date content from distinguished surgery instructor Dr. Carlos Pestana
  • For over a decade, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes has helped med students excel on the surgery shelf exam and USMLE Step 2 CK

 

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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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