Surgery PreTest Self-Assessment and Review, Thirteenth Edition

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March 23, 2012


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Main description

The closest you can get to seeing the USMLE Step 2 CK without actually taking it

Surgery: PreTest Self-Assessment & Review is the perfect way to assess your knowledge of surgery for the USMLE Step 2 CK and shelf exams. You'll find 500 USMLE-style questions and answers that address the clerkship's core competencies along with detailed explanations of both correct and incorrect answers. All questions have been reviewed by students who recently passed the boards and completed their clerkship to ensure they match the style and difficulty level of the exam.

  • 500 USMLE-style questions and answers
  • Detailed explanations for right and wrong answers
  • Targets what you really need to know for exam success
  • Student tested and reviewed

Table of contents

1. Pre- and Postoperative Care
2. Critical Care: Anesthesiology, Blood Gases, and Respiratoy Care
3. Skin: Wounds, Infections, and Burns; Hands; Plastic Surgery
4. Trauma and Shock
5. Transplants, Immunology, and Oncology
6. Endocrine Problems and the Breast
7. Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver, and Pancreas
8. Cardiothoracic Problems
9. Peripheral Vascular Problems
10. Urology
11. Orthopedics
12. Neurosurgery
13. Otolaryngology
14. Pediatric Surgery

Author comments

Lillian Kao, MD is Assistant Professor and Co-Director the Surgery Clerkship at University of Texas-Houston Medical School?s LBJ Hospital site in downtown Houston, Texas.

Tammy Lee, MD is on the teaching faculty in the Surgery Clerkship at University of Texas-Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas.

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