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 ServiceYou need exposure to high-yield cases to excel on the surgery clerkship and the shelf-exam. Case Files: Surgery presents 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