The student tested-and-reviewed way to prep for the Surgery shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 CK "This is a great pocket-sized book that most students can use to study even on busy services. Each question does a great job of covering a major topic in a short time. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service "...a comprehensive compilation of questions both in general surgery and surgical sub-specialties which will be extremely useful for both the medical students and the residents studying for their boards." -- Ranjith Ramasamy, MD, Resident, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College. "The explanations for each question was clear and filled with enough detail to reinforce something that I had already known, or it helped me to remember and understand things that I hadn't quite grasped before." -- Judy Vu, Medical Student, University of Utah School of Medicine ...highly relevant to the material/concepts tested on the USMLE Step 2." -- Kevyn To, Medical Student, SUNY Upstate College of Medicine. Surgery: PreTesta Self-Assessment & Review is the perfect way to assess your knowledge of surgery for the USMLE Step 2 CK and shelf exams.
You'll find 500 USMLE-style questions and answers that address the clerkship's core competencies along with detailed explanations of both correct and incorrect answers. All questions have been reviewed by students who recently passed the boards and completed their clerkship to ensure they match the style and difficulty level of the exam. 500 USMLE-style questions and answers Detailed explanations for right and wrong answers Targets what you really need to know for exam success Student tested and reviewed Surgery: PreTesta Self-Assessment & Review is the closest you can get to seeing the test before you take it. Great for clerkship and the USMLE Step 2 CK! Surgery: PreTest asks the right questions so you'll know the right answers. Open it and start learning what's on the test.
Table of Contents
Surgery: PreTest Self-Assessment & Review, 12th Ed. 1. Pre- and Postoperative care 2. Critical Care: Anesthesiology, Blood Gases, and Respiratoy Care 3. Skin: Wounds, Infections, and Burns; Hands; Plastic Surgery 4. Trauma and Shock 5. Transplants, Immunology, and Oncology 6. Endocrine Problems and the Breast 7. Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver, and Pancreas 8. Cardiothoracic Problems 9. Peripheral Vascular Problems 10. Urology 11. Orthopedics 12. Neurosurgery 13. Otolaryngology 14. Pediatric Surgery Bibliography Index
Lillian S. Kao, MD, MS, FACS , is Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Surgery Clerkship at University of Texas--Houston Medical School's LBJ Hospital in downtown Houston, Texas. Tammy Lee, MD, is Assistant Professor of Surgery at University of Texas--Houston Medical School's LBJ Hospital in downtown Houston, Texas.