For nearly 25 years, medical students and faculty alike have chosen Essentials of General Surgery and its companion textbook, Essentials of Surgical Specialties, for authoritative coverage of surgical information that every physician in training should know. The Fifth Edition incorporates current research from the field; new sample questions, answers, and rationales; and new tables and algorithms. A new art program presents concepts and images—including an Appendix with 50 burn images—in full color for optimal learning and retention. Why is this textbook so popular? - With its overview of anatomy, physiology, and coverage of pertinent complications for each case, the text prepares students for the NBME shelf exam for surgery, as well as residency training.- The authors—all of whom are practicing surgeons—carefully manage the depth and breadth of content so that each section can be reasonably read and thoroughly understood by third- and fourth-year students.- Organized by systems, the text features a closing section on surgical procedures to orient students to some of the most common cases seen on a general surgery rotation. With your purchase of the text, you’ll receive access to:Interactive question bank with answer explanations· Fully searchable eBook· Bonus chapters on ethics and surgical procedures· Image Bank
ARE YOU READY? GET RESIDENT READY. Resident Readiness: General Surgery prepares you for success during your surgical internship. Inside is a full range of scenarios you may experience during your residency, supported by comprehension questions with detailed answer explanations and tips to help you remember. You will also learn the clinical problem-solving process so you can think quickly on your feet, especially when time is critical. With the book's step-by-step guidance, you will gain the confidence you need to perform at your best on Day One of your residency. BEYOND TREATING YOUR PATIENT, RESIDENT READINESS PREPARES YOU TO Handle inpatient problems on the floor Manage patients in the ED, including trauma Follow up with patients in the outpatient clinics post-surgery Triage multiple simultaneous admissions and/or consults
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.
Now in its thoroughly updated Fourth Edition, General Surgery Board Review is indispensable for surgical residents and general surgeons preparing for the American Board of Surgery’s certification and recertification examinations. This study guide maintains the core features that have made it one of the most popular board review books in the field, including questions and answers after each chapter and succinct but detailed reviews of all topic areas found on the ABSITE and certification exam. There’s a new chapter on bariatric surgery and minimally invasive procedures.
Operative Techniques in Surgery is a new comprehensive, 2-volume surgical atlas that helps you master a full range of general surgical procedures. Ideal for residents as well as experienced surgeons, it guides you step-by-step through each technique using concise, bulleted text, full-color illustrations, and intraoperative photographs to clarify exactly what to look for and how to proceed.Key FeaturesCoverage includes open as well as laparoscopic, endoscopic, and endovascular procedures in gastrointestinal, thoracic, esophageal, colorectal, hepatobiliary, breast, endocrine, dermatologic, and vascular surgery.Discussion of each procedure follows the same format: differential diagnosis, patient history and physical findings, imaging and other diagnostic studies, surgical management, techniques, pearls and pitfalls, postoperative care, outcomes, and complications.A focus on the steps of each technique rapidly directs you to the information you need to choose the right approach for each patient, perform it successfully, and achieve the best possible results.Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:Complete content with enhanced navigation that can be accessed anywhere, even without a data connectionA powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links to find information instantlyHighlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the textThe ability to take and share notes with friends and colleaguesQuick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
Pocket Surgery is the surgical consult that goes with you anywhere! Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Pocket Surgery follows the style of the best-selling Pocket Medicine, popular among medical students, interns, and residents. The book’s convenient size and loose-leaf format makes it perfect for use on the wards or as a review for Board exams. Pocket Surgery was developed to maximize the efficiency of the student and trainee—to maximize the yield of reading and reference, to be better prepared for time in the operating room or on the ward. Get all the fundamentals of surgery in one pocket reference!• Bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms make essential facts easy to find and retain.• Concise and focused content reviews the entire field of surgery—including breast, critical care, cardiothoracic, gastrointestinal, colorectal, vascular, pediatric, plastic, transplant, and endocrine.• Specialty and organ-based chapters allow for a quick review before starting a new surgical service.
THE WORLD'S #1 SURGERY TEXT--UPDATED TO INCLUDE STATE-OF-THE-ART EVIDENCE-BASED SURGICAL CARE AND LEADERSHIP GUIDANCE FOR TRAINEES AND PRACTICING SURGEONSA Doody's Core Title for 2015!The Tenth Edition of Schwartz's Principles of Surgery maintains the book's unmatched coverageof the foundations of surgery while bringing into sharper focus new and emerging technologies. We have entered a new era of surgery in which minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, and the use of computers and genomic information have improved the outcomes and quality of life for patients. With these advances in mind, all chapters have been updated with an emphasis on evidence-based, state-of-the-art surgical care. An exciting new chapter, "Fundamental Principles of Leadership Training in Surgery," expands the scope of the book beyond the operating room to encompass the actual development of surgeons. This edition is also enriched by an increased number of international chapter authors and a new chapter on Global Surgery. More than ever, Schwartz's Principles of Surgery is international in scope--a compendium of the knowledge and technique of the world's leading surgeons.FeaturesMore clinically relevant than ever, with emphasis on high-yield discussion of diagnosis and treatment of surgical disease, arranged by organ system and surgical specialtyContent is supported by boxed key points, detailed anatomical figures, diagnostic and management algorithms, and key referencesBeautiful full-color design
The best cases, the best questions, the best review for the General Surgery boards and ABSITEGeneral 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; medical students aiming for high honors will also find the content invaluable during their surgery rotation• 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