Review of Surgery for ABSITE and Boards E Book

Review of Surgery for ABSITE and Boards E Book Author Christian DeVirgilio
ISBN-10 9780323416801
Release 2017-04-01
Pages 275
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For surgery residents studying for their yearly in-service exam, recent graduates preparing for Surgery written boards, or those recertifying, there’s no better review tool than Dr. Christian DeVirgilio’s Review of Surgery for ABSITE and Boards, 2nd Edition. Content has been tested for a number of years on Harbor-UCLA surgical residents and has proven to significantly improve exam scores. Now thoroughly up to date with new topics, new questions, and new contributors, it fully prepares you for success on surgery exams. 957 multiple-choice, single best answer questions that closely follow the new ABSITE and board style. Proven content has been tested and shown to help you get the score you want. Correct answers and rationales are based on information found in major reference works in the field of surgery. NEW topic areas (gynecology, urology, and orthopaedics) reflect the format of the new exam. NEW section on Medical Knowledge. NEW contributors (general surgery residents) ensure that the content is relevant to the needs of general surgery trainees. NEW! Aligned with the SCORE (Surgical Council on Residency Education) Curriculum Outline for General Surgery Residents.



The ABSITE Review

The ABSITE Review Author Steven M. Fiser
ISBN-10 9781451186901
Release 2013-07-22
Pages 318
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This 4th edition of The ABSITE Review is the perfect study guide for surgery residents preparing for the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE). Unlike ordinary textbooks that force the reader to wade through paragraph after paragraph of extraneous material, this review manual uses a streamlined outline and list format. By making it easier to find the essential points on each topic, this study guide allows the reader to spend more time studying the important facts and less time searching for them. Even though the information is presented in a simple manner, it still includes all topics found on the exam -- from basic science to clinical knowledge in general surgery as well as surgical subspecialties. Each year, thousands of general surgery residents express anxiety over preparation for the ABSITE. With this book as their guide, they can feel a lot more confident. FEATURES: * Tables and algorithms are condensed to relevant outlines, improving efficiency of reading time * Most recent ABSITE exam material * Covers all topics on ABSITE and can be used independently of other study materials * Bold type that highlights important information



The Johns Hopkins ABSITE Review Manual

The Johns Hopkins ABSITE Review Manual Author Susanna M. Nazarian
ISBN-10 0781791782
Release 2008-07-01
Pages 249
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Written by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine faculty and surgical residents, this comprehensive manual covers all aspects of the ABSITE. This innovative text is divided into two sections. The first section features a full-length practice test based on actual key words from recent ABSITE exams, with perforated answer sheets to simulate the real exam. The second section reviews all practice test questions and answers, providing rationales behind surgical decision-making. This text is also helpful for senior residents studying for the general surgery qualifying exam and for all surgical residents seeking to review key topics while on specific surgical rotations. A companion Website will offer an online test bank.



Review of Surgery for ABSITE and Boards

Review of Surgery for ABSITE and Boards Author Christian DeVirgilio
ISBN-10 1416046909
Release 2010
Pages 275
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Here's a review tool proven to be effective for ABSITE and board exam preparation. Modeled strictly on the style of the exams, these 819 multiple choice questions have been tested over a number of years on UCLA surgical students and significantly improved their scores. It's the perfect method to get the results you want. Improve your exam scores using questions tested on surgical students over a number of years and proven to be effective. Get the single best answer to each of the 819 multiple choice questions that closely follow the ABSITE and board style. Test yourself and score your responses using the electronic component. Consult additional key resources thanks to references to major reading materials in the field.



General Surgery Examination and Board Review

General Surgery Examination and Board Review Author Robert B. Lim
ISBN-10 9780071839945
Release 2016-06-22
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The best cases, the best questions, the best review for the General Surgery boards and ABSITE General Surgery Examination and Board Review is the perfect way to prepare for General Surgery certification exams. Covering the full range of exam topics, this high-yield review features an effective case-based approach that sharpens clinical decision-making skills and gives the content real-world relevancy. Each of the more than 100 chapters opens with a clinical case and is followed by Q&A related to that particular case. You also get detailed evidenced-based answer explanations and references to facilitate more in-depth study. Features: • Topics mirror the exam blueprint to ensure you are studying the most relevant material possible • Enables you to incorporate the proven benefits of case-based review into general surgery board review • An essential resource for general surgery residents as well as practicing surgeons preparing for recertification – and invaluable for ABSITE review • More than 700 questions – all with detailed answer explanations • Includes chapters on timely topics such as ethical/legal issue, robotic-assisted surgery, end of life care, and surgical nutrition • Coverage reflects the very latest clinical advances so you can incorporate this information into your exam preparation or daily practice



Schwartz s Principles of Surgery ABSITE and Board Review 10 e

Schwartz s Principles of Surgery ABSITE and Board Review  10 e Author F. Brunicardi
ISBN-10 9780071838924
Release 2016-04-22
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The only review based on the field’s cornerstone text: Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery, Tenth Edition "It will be particularly helpful to those in general surgery training programs, to general surgeons facing their board exams or recertification exams, and to all those subspecialty trained surgeons who must first qualify in general surgery and maintain their certification....This is a really high-quality review book."--Doody's Review Service (reviewing earlier edition) The premiere Q&A book in surgery returns for a tenth edition, featuring updated chapters corresponding directly to the classic Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery, Tenth Edition. This powerful review gives you more than 1,000 board-style questions likely to appear on the American Board of Surgery in-training exam and the surgery board exam. Developed by some of the top minds in modern surgery, Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery ABSITE and Board Review, 10th edition, provides the most current, authoritative perspectives on surgical practice. Each question is accompanied by answers and comprehension-building rationales, ensuring your complete understanding of the material. This beautifully illustrated text is truly the ultimate resource to assist in your certification and recertification exam review. Here’s why this the single-best ABSITE and board review: · Chapters keyed to Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery, Tenth Edition so you know you’re studying only relevant, applicable material from the most authoritative source possible 1000+ board-style questions with answers and rationales Questions were carefully selected for their likelihood of appearing on the exams Content aligns with the current ABSITE format There no better way to add the authority, timeliness, reliability of Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery than this powerful, high-yield study guide.



Sabiston Textbook of Surgery Board Review

Sabiston Textbook of Surgery   Board Review Author Courtney M. Townsend
ISBN-10 0721604838
Release 2004
Pages 300
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A study tool offering preparation for in-service and national qualifying exams. Readers can assess and expand their knowledge with more than 1000 review questions, including answers and complete rationales. Page references to Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, 17th Edition make it easy to consult the definitive resource for additional information on any subject.



Sabiston review of surgery

Sabiston review of surgery Author Courtney M. Townsend
ISBN-10 0721692583
Release 2001-02-01
Pages 167
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This excellent surgical study tool offers superb preparation for in-service and national qualifying exams. Readers can assess and expand their knowledge with hundreds of challenging review questions, including answers and complete rationales. Page references to Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, 16th Edition make it easy to consult the definitive resource for additional information on any subject. This Review reflects all of the updates and developments that make the Textbook a leader in the field: completely new questions on molecular and cellular biology, surgical critical care, respiratory failure, pain management and conscious sedation, surgery in geriatric patients, principles of minimally invasive surgery, and much more.



Clinical Scenarios in Surgery

Clinical Scenarios in Surgery Author Justin B. Dimick
ISBN-10 9781451178456
Release 2012-09-26
Pages 672
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Clinical Scenarios in Surgery: Decision Making and Operative Technique presents 125 cases in all areas of general surgery: GI, breast, hepatobiliary, colorectal, cardiothoracic, endocrine, vascular, trauma, pediatric, critical care, and transplant. Each full-color case begins with a patient presentation and proceeds through differential diagnosis, diagnosis and treatment, surgical procedures, postoperative management, and a case conclusion. Each case includes key technical steps, potential pitfalls, take-home points, and suggested readings. The patient stories in these clinical scenarios provide context to faciliate learning the principles of safe surgical care. This book will be particularly useful for senior surgical residents and recent graduates as they prepare for the American Board of Surgery oral examination.



Current Surgical Therapy

Current Surgical Therapy Author John L. Cameron
ISBN-10 9780323461177
Release 2016-11-29
Pages 1536
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For more than 30 years, Current Surgical Therapy has been the go-to resource for both residents and practitioners for expert advice on today’s best treatment and management options for general surgery. The 12th Edition, by Drs. John L. Cameron and Andrew M. Cameron, remains the ideal reference for written, oral, and recertifying board study, as well as for everyday clinical practice. Twelve brand-new chapters and many new contributing authors keep you up to date with recent changes in this fast-moving field, helping you achieve better outcomes and ensure faster recovery times for your patients. Presents practical, hands-on advice on selecting and implementing the latest surgical approaches from today’s preeminent general surgeons. Approaches each topic using the same easy-to-follow format: disease presentation, pathophysiology, and diagnostics, followed by surgical therapy. Discusses which approach to take, how to avoid or minimize complications, and what outcomes to expect. Helps you visualize how to proceed with full color images throughout. Trusted by generations of general surgeons as the definitive source on the most current surgical approaches, providing a quick, efficient review prior to surgery and when preparing for surgical boards and ABSITEs. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Features nearly 300 succinct, well-illustrated chapters that summarize today’s best treatment and management advice for a wide variety of diseases and associated surgeries. Includes twelve brand-new chapters covering islet allotransplantation; lower extremity amputations; prehospital management of the trauma patient; ERAS: colon surgery; minimally invasive pancreatic surgery; five new chapters on the breast, and more.



Passing the General Surgery Oral Board Exam

Passing the General Surgery Oral Board Exam Author Marc A. Neff
ISBN-10 9781461476634
Release 2013-08-20
Pages 153
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Edited by Dr. Marc Neff, Passing the General Surgery Oral Board Exam, Second Edition helps candidates prepare for the General Surgery Oral Board Exam in a different way than other review books. In addition to covering concepts frequently addressed on the test, the review also alerts you to "common curveballs" and "strikeouts"– the unexpected problems or seemingly benign actions (or inactions) that could result in a missed diagnosis or misdiagnosis, and thus result in failure to pass the exam. Fully updated and expanded to reflect the many changes in standards of care, this unique study guide is the first to expose the potential traps and pitfalls of the exam by providing examples of how the questions may be asked and what not to say in response. Designed to be used in conjunction with medical textbooks and other study guides, Passing the General Surgery Oral Board Exam, Second Edition prepares candidates to think on their feet and answer exam questions confidently and accurately. It is an essential guide for surgical residents, fellows across the surgical subspecialties, and practicing surgeons who are board eligible.



Greenfield s Surgery

Greenfield s Surgery Author Michael W. Mulholland
ISBN-10 9781451152920
Release 2012-09-11
Pages 2112
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The Fifth Edition of Greenfield's Surgery has been thoroughly revised, updated, and refocused to conform to changes in surgical education and practice. Reflecting the increasingly clinical emphasis of residency programs, this edition features expanded coverage of clinical material and increased use of clinical algorithms. Key Points open each chapter, and icons in the text indicate where Key Points are fully discussed. Many of the black-and-white images from the previous edition have been replaced by full-color images. This edition has new chapters on quality assessment, surgical education, and surgical processes in the hospital. Coverage of surgical subspecialty areas is more sharply focused on topics that are encountered by general surgeons and included in the current general surgery curriculum and ABSITE exam. The vascular section has been further consolidated. A new editor, Diane M. Simeone, MD, PhD, has joined the editorial team. This edition is available either in one hardbound volume or in a four-volume softbound set. The lightweight four-volume option offers easy portability and quick access. Each volume is organized by organ system so you can find the facts you need within seconds. The companion website presents the fully searchable text, an instant-feedback test bank featuring over 800 questions and answers, and a comprehensive image bank. Unique to this new edition's website are 100 "Morbidity and Mortality" case discussions. Each case reviews a specific surgical complication, how the complication was addressed, and reviews the literature on approaches and outcomes.



Rush University Medical Center Review of Surgery

Rush University Medical Center Review of Surgery Author Jose M. Velasco
ISBN-10 9781437717914
Release 2011
Pages 608
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Rush University Medical Center Review of Surgery, edited by Drs. Velasco, Bines, Deziel, Millikan, McCarthy, Prinz, and Saclarides, gives you a concise yet comprehensive review of both general surgery and surgical subspecialties in a user-friendly question-and-answer format that mimics actual exams. Thoroughly revised, this 5th edition adds new chapters and updates existing chapters with the latest surgical techniques and practices, plus an increased emphasis on ethics, while maintaining its broad review of surgical topics to provide wide-ranging and complete coverage of the information most important to you. More than 1,500 peer-reviewed questions mirror standardized test blueprints provide a realistic simulation of the actual test-taking experience so you can become accustomed to the exam interface. In print and online at www.expertconsult.com, the Rush University Review is perfect for residents in training,surgeons preparing for certification or recertification exams, and experienced clinicians wishing to keep abreast of current practices and recent advances. Challenge your knowledge with more than 1,500 review questions, with answers and rationales, that cover the full range of topics in general and subspecialty surgery - all the information you need to prepare for certification and recertification or stay current with new advances. Get a realistic simulation of the actual exam with questions that mimic standardized tests and prepare you for board and ABSITE exams. Understand the rationale behind the answers to each question with clear, illustrated explanations from Elsevier's trusted surgical references including Cameron's Current Surgical Therapy. Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with hyperlinked references, illustrations, self-assessment tools, and more. Master the latest need-to-know information in your field with abundant new chapters and updates throughout reflecting the latest surgical techniques and practices, as well as an increased emphasis on ethics to help you prepare for this increasingly important aspect of the boards. The perfect review for preparing for the boards, certification and recertification.



The General Surgery Recertification Exam Review

The General Surgery Recertification Exam Review Author Steven M. Fiser
ISBN-10 1495103331
Release 2014-02-14
Pages 232
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The general surgery re-certification exam is not like the ABSITE or the first certification exam. Transplantation, physiology, immunology, cellular and molecular biology, pharmacology, and other basic science material are not tested. The re-certification exam tests clinical knowledge. This book focuses on the clinical aspects of general surgery and current standard of care recommendations. All aspects of surgery are covered including new recommendations for morbid obesity surgery, breast cancer management, hemostatic resuscitation, management of anti-platelet and anticoagulation agents, damage control surgery, surgery in pregnancy, angiography in trauma, and other pertinent issues. As the only dedicated book for the re-certification exam, the reader will avoid having to wade through the extraneous material found in other study guides. All aspects of general surgery are covered and this book can be used as a sole resource for the exam.



Chassin s Operative Strategy in General Surgery

Chassin s Operative Strategy in General Surgery Author Carol E.H. Scott-Conner
ISBN-10 9781461413936
Release 2013-11-19
Pages 1130
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The Fourth Edition of Chassin’s Operative Strategy in General Surgery: An Expositive Atlas is designed to expand this comprehensive and unique general surgery reference while remaining true to the special character of the work. This unique text continues to provide an emphasis on surgical strategy that is unmatched by other textbooks of surgical technique. It continues to comprehensively cover all non-vascular operations commonly performed by general surgeons. As always, Chassin’s explains the conceptual basis of each operation, outlines strategies to avoid common pitfalls, and carefully describes and beautifully illustrates the technical steps of each operation. The Fourth Edition has been expanded and updated by adding both new procedures and new features. A significant new feature, “Documentation Basics” has been added to each chapter, providing a bulleted list of key features that need to be listed in the operative note to accurately describe extent of procedure and enhance accuracy of coding. General surgery continues to evolve. Procedures are added and many operations are done through new minimal access approaches. However, as a surgeon may be called upon to perform an operation that has become rare, Chassin’s unique “legacy” material has been retained for reference. In addition, 17 new chapters have been added, including 4 new chapters on colorectal surgery. Over 1100 elegant illustrations and new radiographs accompany detailed textual explanations. Mo re than ever, Chassin’s Operative Strategy in General Surgery: An Expositive Atlas, Fourth Edition is an indispensable reference for all surgical residents and practicing surgeons.



Mosby s Review for the NBDE

Mosby s Review for the NBDE Author Mosby
ISBN-10 9780323225687
Release 2014-06-09
Pages 472
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Perfect for those who have passed Part I of the National Dental Board Exam and are preparing for Part II, the new second edition of Mosby's Review for the NBDE, Part II includes all the review and testing practice you need to pass Part II. Edited by Frank Dowd, a recognized authority in the dental field, and authored by experts in each of the 4 subject areas, this complete exam review utilizes an easy-to-use outline format that mirrors the topic progression of the NBDE. Content review includes the most up-to-date information on all the basic biomedical and dental sciences that are covered in Part II of the NBDE - including Endodontics, Operative Dentistry, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery and Pain Control, Oral Diagnosis, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Patient Management, Periodontics, Pharmacology, and Prosthodontics. This review companion also comes loaded with endless practice questions reflecting the latest question types, customizable testing modes, and hundreds informative examples and illustrations. Easy-to-use outline format organizes essential data and key points in a clean, streamlined fashion. Exam-based progression of topics presents sections and topics in the same order as they appear on the actual exam. Practice exams with approximately 450 questions appear at the end of the book along with the correct answers and rationales. Approximately 400 diagrams and photographs provide visual evidence to support key biomedical and dental topics. Tables and text boxes provide supplementary information and emphasize important data from the text. NEW! Online resources on the companion Evolve website include: Database of exam questions Timed practice exams Custom test generator to mimic the NBDE II Sample cases Answers and rationales Downloadable apps NEW! Practice and testing modes for NBDE II review allow you to test yourself via category or in a testing format that allows you to create an unlimited number of unique practice tests with instant feedback. UPDATED! New test items types in practice exams include multiple correct answer, extended matching, and answer ordering question types that are found on the latest NBDE exam from the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations (JCNDE).



Elsevier s Medical Laboratory Science Examination Review E Book

Elsevier s Medical Laboratory Science Examination Review   E Book Author Linda Graeter
ISBN-10 9780323292412
Release 2014-08-28
Pages 400
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Elsevier's Medical Laboratory Science Examination Review is a brand-new resource that offers all the review, practice, and support you need to prepare for the either the MLS or MLT certification examination. Each chapter in the book offers a thorough review on one of the core areas of Medical Laboratory Science as outlined by the ASCP Board of Certification. Practice questions are also featured at the end of each chapter and explanations and rationales for each correct answer appear at the end of the text. Plus, an eight-page full-color insert displays photomicrographs of hematological and microbiological specimens exactly as they appear under the microscope and on the MLS and MLT certification exams. A mock certifications exam is included in the print book as well as online at the companion Evolve website – which also houses additional practice questions – totaling 1,000 questions in all. Inclusion of both MLS and MLT level content and questions enables the book to be used for both certification exams Print mock exam at the end of the book contains 100 certification examination preparation questions. Content reviews in outline form enables each topic to be easily reviewed but covered in an appropriate depth. Online mock exams on the companion Evolve website include all the practice questions from the book plus additional unique questions that can be used to create mock exams for extra practice. Eight-page full-color insert within the book features 50 illustrations that show hematological and microbiological photomicrographs. Test-taking tips and suggestions discuss the exam, how it’s set up and scored, when to answer, guess and not answers questions, how to identify distracters, and more.