You need exposure to high-yield cases to excel in the surgery clerkship and on the shelf exam. Case Files: Surgery presents 56 real-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in surgery. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, definitions of key terms, and USMLE-style review questions. With this system, you'll learn in the context of real patients, rather then merely memorize facts.
HERE'S WHAT STUDENTS HAVE TO SAY ...
" ...an extremely useful resource. It is a quick read and it serves to cover all the important topics pertaining to surgery at a level appropriate for a third-year medical student or surgical intern. It serves as a good introduction to the basic surgical diseases and their management."
-- Jeffrey Feiner, Medical Student, Buffalo Medical School (reviewing previous edition)
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: Clinical Cases; Fifty-six Case Scenarios; Section III: Listing of Cases; Listing by Case Number; Listing by Disorder (Alphabetical)