Clinical Scenarios in Surgery PDF: 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.
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Description of Clinical Scenarios in Surgery PDF
This book for the subject of surgery is one of the best medical books available for students to look upto for their future studies in the surgery ward as it contains all the essential scenarios that a doctor comes upto in the surgery ward regarding their patient. This book covers all the basic and specific cases in the surgery ward. A must download for every student and resident.
Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr., MD, is the Edward M. Copeland III and Ann & Ira Horowitz Department Chair of the University of Florida Department of Surgery. He joined UF in 2017 with an international reputation as an acclaimed clinician, researcher and educator in the study and treatment of aortic and vascular disease. He is an exemplary teacher, having received many teaching awards over the course of his career.
Prior to joining UF, Dr. Upchurch served as the chief of vascular and endovascular surgery in the department of surgery and the medical director of the Heart and Vascular Center at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was also the William H. Muller Jr. professor of surgery as well as a professor in the department of molecular physiology and biological physics.
Earning his medical degree at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and training at Harvard University, Boston University and the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Upchurch maintains active roles on numerous peer-reviewed journals and professional organizations. He serves on the editorial boards of many prestigious publications, including the Annals of Surgery, Surgery, the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, JAMA Surgery, and the Journal of Vascular Surgery. He has also served as editor or associate editor on 13 books, including “Greenfield’s Surgery: Scientific Principles & Practice,” “Fischer’s Mastery of Surgery” and “Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery.”
User Reviews For Clinical Scenarios in Surgery PDF
- My only regret is that I did not find out about this textbook sooner in my career (ie. medical school or intern year of general surgery residency). It is an excellent adjunct and an excellent textbook in it’s own right. A must read for every general surgeon in addition to textbooks like Schwartz, Greenfield, or Cameron.
The cases are broad based and thorough, detailed workup and thought processes behind treatments are described as well as common must know procedures.
Just an excellent book, cannot wait for the next addition. I hope they keep adding more and more cases with the same depth.
This book will cover about 70-80% of what you need to know. Some chapters, like redo parathyroidectomy seem excessive, especially in an age where a graduating general surgeon will almost certainly not do a redo by themselves or without endocrine fellowship. I used it as the basis of a series of ABSITE lectures for junior residents, like it alot
I used this for preparing for my oral boards, in addition to taking the Osler course. I found this WAY more helpful, and at one tenth the price of Osler! I read a lot of other books for the boards, and this is by far the best (I passed my boards, btw). Highly recommended!
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