First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship by Matthew S. KaufmanFirst Aid for the Surgery Clerkship by Matthew S. Kaufman

First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship

byMatthew S. Kaufman, Latha Ganti, S. Matthew Stead

Paperback | June 4, 2009

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The student-to-student, step-by-step guide to surgery clerkship success

There is no better way to ace the surgery clerkship exam and impress on the wards than First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship. Completely updated throughout, the Second Edition includes a guide to excelling in the clerkship, a high-yield review of core material, common exam and "pimp" questions, and a section of "classifieds" including scholarship opportunities.

  • Detailed what-to-study and what you must-know advice from clerkship veterans helps you ace the surgery clerkship exam and impress on the wards
  • Frequently-tested high-yield facts and mnemonics maximize your study time
  • “Exam Tips” reinforce concepts you need to know on exam day
  • “Ward Tips” prepare you for common “pimp” questions
  • “Classifieds” highlight extracurricular opportunities and scholarships
Matthew S. Kaufman, MD, is an attending hematologist-oncologist at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY. Latha G. Stead, MD, FACEP, is Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine (Rochester, NY). S. Matthew Stead, MD, PhD, is a pediatric neurologis...
Title:First Aid for the Surgery ClerkshipFormat:PaperbackDimensions:537 pages, 10.9 × 8.5 × 0.9 inPublished:June 4, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071448713

ISBN - 13:9780071448710

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Table of Contents

Section I: How to Succeed in the Surgery Clerkship

Section II: High-Yield Facts for the Surgery Clerkship

The Surgical Patient


Acute Abdomen


Critical Care

Fluids, Electrolytes, and Nutrition

The Esophagus

The Stomach

Small Bowel

Colon, Rectum, and Anal Canal

The Appendix

Hernia and Abdominal Wall Problems

The Hepatobiliary System

The Pancreas

The Endocrine System

Thermal Injury

The Breast

The Spleen

The Breast<3h>Burns

Section III: High-Yield Facts for Surgical Electives

Anesthesiah3>Vascular Surgery

Pediatric Surgery

Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery


Cardiothoracic Surgery


The Genitourinary System


The Hand

Section IV: Classified: Awards and Opportunities