Trust your ABSITE and board preparation to the only review based on the field's cornerstone text: "Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, 9e"
4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW "It will be particularly helpful to those in general surgery training programs, to general surgeons facing their board exams or recertification exams, and to all those subspecialty trained surgeons who must first qualify in general surgery and maintain their certification....This is a really high-quality review book."—"Doody's Review Service"
Featuring chapters that correspond directly to the classic "Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, 9e," this powerful review delivers more than 1,100 questions that are likely to appear on the American Board of Surgery in-training exam and the surgery board exam.
Developed by some of the top minds in modern surgery, these board-style questions provide the most current, authoritative perspectives on surgical practice. Each question is accompanied by answers and comprehension-building rationales, ensuring a complete understanding of the material. Featuring more tables and figures than any previous edition, "Schwartz's Principles of Surgery ABSITE and Board Review" is truly the ultimate resource for certification and recertification exam review.
Features Chapters keyed to "Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, 9e" so you know you're studying only relevant, applicable material from the most authoritative source possible 1100+ board-style questions with answers and rationales Questions in each chapter are divided into Basic Science and Clinical categories to facilitate studying for the two-part ABSITE Two new chapters: Molecular Biology and Ethics, Palliative Care, and Care at the End of Life
Editor F. Charles Brunicardi, MD, FACS, DeBakey/Bard Professor and Chairman, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX Associate Editors: Mary L. Brandt, MD, FACS Professor and Vice Chair, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX Dana K. Andersen, MD, FACS Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Surgery Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Surgeon-in-Chief Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Baltimore, MD Timothy R. Billiar, MD, FACS George Vance Foster Professor and Chairman of Surgery Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA David L. Dunn, MD, PhD, FACS Vice President for Health Sciences State University of New York Buffalo, NY John G. Hunter, MD, FACS, Mackenzie Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery Oregon Health & Science University Portland, OR Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD, FACS Dallas B. Phemister Professor and Chairman Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Chicago, IL Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD, FACS, Head, Division of Surgery, Professor and Chairman Department of Surgical Oncology, Senator A.M. Aiken, Jr. Distinguished Chair, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX
Introduction Acknowledgments PART I: BASIC CONSIDERATIONS 1. Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Core Competencies 2. Systemic Response to Injury and Metabolic Support 3. Fluid and Electrolyte Management of the Surgical Patient 4. Hemostatis, Surgical Bleeding, and Transfusion 5. Shock 6. Surgical Infections 7. Trauma 8. Burns 9. Wound Healing 10. Oncology 11. Transplantation 12. Patient Safety 13. Physiologic Monitoring of the Surgical Patient 14. Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotics, and Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery 15. Molecular Biology PART II: SPECIFIC CONSIDERATIONS 16. The Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue 17. The Breast 18. Disorders of the Head and Neck 19. Chest Wall, Lung, Mediastinum, and Pleura 20. Congenital Heart Disease 21. Acquired Heart Disease 22. Thoracic Aneurysms and Aortic Dissection 23. Arterial Disease 24. Venous and Lymphatic Disease 25. Esophagus and Diaphragmatic Hernia 26. Stomach 27. The Surgical Management of Obesity 28. Small Intestine 29. Colon, Rectum, and Anus 30. The Appendix 31. Liver 32. Gallbladder and the Extrahepatic Biliary System 33. Pancreas 34. Spleen 35. Abdominal Wall, Omentum, Mesentery, and Retroperitoneum 36. Soft Tissue Sarcomas 37. Inguinal Hernia 38. Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal 39. Pediatric Surgery 40. Urology 41. Gynecology 42. Neurosurgery 43. Orthopedic Surgery 44. Surgery of the Hand and Wrist 45. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 46. Surgical Considerations in the Elderly 47. Anesthesia of the Surgical Patient 48. Ethics, Palliative Care, and Care at the End of Life Index
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