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SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND IMPROVE PATIENT CARE
Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files (R): Surgery provides 60 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in surgery. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and USMLE (R)-style review questions to reinforce your learning. With Case Files (R), you'll learn instead of memorize.
* Learn from 60 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions
* Master key concepts with clinical pearls
Eugene C. Toy, MD is a dual certified family physician and ob/gyn. He is the John S. Dunn Senior Academic Chair and Program Director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program; Vice Chair of Academic Affairs in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Methodist Hospital--Houston; Clerkship Director and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Texas--Houston Medical School (Houston, Texas). Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery Department of Surgery University of California, San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital San Francisco, California Barnard J. A. Palmer, MD, MEd General Surgery Surgical Endocrinology UCSF-East Bay/Alameda Health System, Highland Campus Oakland, California
Section I: How to Approach Clinical Problems Part 1. Approach to the Patient Part 2. Approach to Clincal Problem Solving Part 3. Approach to Reading Section II: Cases General (Cases 1-5) Trauma (Cases 6-10) Breast (Cases 11-13) Esophagus (Cases 14-16) Stomach/Small Bowel (Cases 17-22) Large Bowel (Cases 23-29) Abdominal Wall (Cases 30-31) Liver, Biliary, Pancreas (Cases 32-35) Chest (Cases 36-37) Neurological (Cases 38-39) Musculoskeletal/Soft Tissue (Cases 40-43) Endocrine (Cases 44-49) Vascular (Cases 50-54) Pediatric (Cases 55-56) Genitourinary (Cases 57-59) Hematological (Cases 60) Section III: Review Questions Index