General Surgery: Correlations and Clinical Scenarios

Paperback | May 8, 2015

byNiket Sonpal, Conrad Fischer

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Your Secret Weapon for Mastering the USMLE Step 3

How prepared are you for the new USMLE Step 3? Are you worried about answering questions on basic science concepts? Uncertain about managing the clock in CCS cases? Unprepared to answer questions on general surgery topics? This book is the balm.

Created by bestselling author and lecturer Dr. Conrad Fischer and Dr. Niket Sonpal, General Surgery: Correlations & Clinical Scenarios provides an entertaining and comprehensive review of general surgery topics on the USMLE Step 3. Progressive clinical cases--embedded with meaningful foundational science correlations and CCS exam tips--ensure that you're prepared for the new USMLE Step 3.

Features:

  • 84 general surgery cases with Q&A provide practice for the multiple-choice exam component of the USMLE Step 3
  • Embedded basic science correlations prepare you to answer foundational science questions
  • Integrated CCS navigation tips prepare you to handle Computer-based Case Simulations (CCS cases)
  • High-yield coverage of core surgery topics frequently tested on the USMLE Step 3

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Your Secret Weapon for Mastering the USMLE Step 3How prepared are you for the new USMLE Step 3? Are you worried about answering questions on basic science concepts? Uncertain about managing the clock in CCS cases? Unprepared to answer questions on general surgery topics? This book is the balm.Created by bestselling author and lecturer ...

Niket Sonpal, MD (New York, NY) was the 2013-2014 Chief Resident at Lenox Hill Hospital – Northshore LIJ Health System. He is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine Touro College of Medicine and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine St. Georges University. He teaches USMLE and COMLEX preparation across the country and is curr...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 6.3 × 0.1 inPublished:May 8, 2015Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

How to Use This Book

Chapter 1. Preoperative Evaluation
Case 1. Preoperative Assessment for Low-Risk Patients
Case 2. Preoperative Assessment for High-Risk Patients
Case 3. Malignant Hyperthermia Syndrome

Chapter 2. Hemodynamic Instability
Case 1. Septic Shock
Case 2. Hypovolemic Shock
Case 3. Hemorrhagic Shock
Case 4. Anaphylaxis
Case 5. Cardiogenic Shock

Chapter 3. Neurologic Emergencies and Head Trauma
Case 1. Epidural Hematoma
Case 2. Subdural Hematoma
Case 3. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Case 4. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Case 5. Normal-Pressure Hydrocephalus
Case 6. Syringomyelia
Case 7. Epidural Abscess
Case 8. Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm

Chapter 4. Trauma
Case 1. Pneumothorax
Case 2. Pericardial Tamponade
Case 3. Penetrating Abdominal Trauma

Chapter 5. General Abdominal Surgery
Case 1. Splenic Flexure Syndrome
Case 2. Appendicitis
Case 3. Diverticulitis
Case 4. Small Bowel Obstruction

Chapter 6. Endocrine
Case 1. Pituitary Disease
Case 2. Hyperparathyroidism
Case 3. Pheochromocytoma
Case 4. Gastrinoma
Case 5. Glucagonoma
Case 6. Insulinoma

Chapter 7. Esophageal Disorders
Case 1. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Case 2. Boerhaave's Syndrome
Case 3. Mallory-Weiss Tear
Case 4. Achalasia
Case 5. Esophageal Cancer
Case 6. Zenker's Diverticulum
Case 7. Steakhouse Syndrome

Chapter 8. Stomach
Case 1. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleed
Case 2. Perforated Gastric Ulcer
Case 3. Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma
Case 4. Stomach Cancer

Chapter 9. Colon
Case 1. Colon Cancer
Case 2. Toxic Megacolon
Case 3. Volvulus
Case 4. Acute Mesenteric Ischemia
Case 5. Ischemic Colitis
Case 6. chronic Mesenteric Ischemia

Chapter 10. Biliary Tract
Case 1. Biliary Colic
Case 2. Acute Cholecystitis
Case 3. Cholangitis
Case 4. Pancreatitis

Chapter 11. Urology
Case 1. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Case 2. Kidney Stones
Case 3 Bladder Cancer
Case 4. Prostate Cancer
Case 5. Testicular Cancer

Chapter 12. Cardiovascular SystemCase 1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Case 2. Aortic Dissection
Case 3. Peripheral Vascular Disease
Case 4. Pulmonary Embolism

Chapter 13. Orthopedics
Case 1. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Case 2. Fat Embolism
Case 3. Compartment Syndrome
Case 4. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
Case 5. Achilles Rupture
Case 6. Ruptured Baker's Cyst
Case 7. Hip Fracture
Case 8. Morton's Neuroma

Chapter 14. Ophthalmology
Case 1. Open-Angle Glaucoma
Case 2. Angle-Closure Glaucoma
Case 3. Retinal Vein Occlusion
Case 4. Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
Case 5. Retinal Detachment
Case 6. Macular Degeneration
Case 7. Diabetic Retinopathy
Case 8. Orbital Cellulitis

Chapter 15. Dermatologic DiseasesCase 1. Cellulitis
Case 2. Necrotizing Fasciitis
Case 3. Skin Cancer

Chapter 16. Postoperative Complications
Case 1. Wind
Case 2. Water
Case 3. Walking
Case 4. Wound
Case 5. Deep Wound
Case 6. Wonder

Index