Step-Up to Surgery 2nd edition pdf is an effective high-yield review of general and subspecialty surgery, written specifically for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students in their surgery clerkship/rotation. Step-Up to Surgery packs clinical pearls, illustrations, and “Quick Hits” in a single, ingenious tool, tailoring each element for immediate content absorption and faster, more efficient review. This review book gives you exactly what you need to prepare for the surgery clerkship, accompanying shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2!
NEW Features for this edition:
• Full-color, updated interior design brings the content to you in a memorable style.
• Full-color, updated figures illustrate concepts when a picture says it best.
CLASSIC Student approved features:
• Complete coverage of key surgery topics ensures that you are test-ready and prepared on the wards!
• Quick Hits in the margins highlight highly testable topics—just see how the sparks fly at test time!
• Clinical Pearls help you “file away” clinical medicine connections for handy retrieval at test time!
• Bold terms highlight key terminology for added emphasis!
BONUS Material and study resources:
• NEW! 100 USMLE-style questions in the book and online, so you can study anytime, anywhere!
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Description of Step-Up to Surgery 2nd Edition PDF
This book is one of the best medical books on the subject of surgery for medical students to gain knowledge and long lasting information. It is written in such a manner that every paragraph you read is like a story and stays in your mind. All the updated knowledge in this updated version along with better image quality. Couple this in your exams along with any long book for better scores. Download now.
Dr. Richard A Vaughan, MD
A Doctor primarily located in Morgantown, WV, with another office in Morgantown, WV. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. He speaks English.
Dr. Stanley Zaslau
Department Chairman and Professor Dr. Stanley Zaslau has a strong record in academics including urologic research and education. Dr. Zaslau is only subspecialist in West Virginia who specializes in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Zaslau served as Urology Resident Program Director from 2005-2017.
- Cancer / Oncology
- Urology, American Board of Urology
- Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, American Board of Urology
Could not have asked for a better book for surgery, managed to review it back to front over first 3 weeks of rotation, by the last week Dr thought I had massively improved. Book is clear, outlines the basics anatomy etc, then delves in deep. Only thing I wish for is an accompanying question series.
The format isn’t user friendly especially if you don’t have my time to study due to rotation. Too many details which are not on exams
This book is excellent for a broad overview of surgery and how to work up and treat surgical presentations. Although it is very wordy at times (especially for such a time consuming rotation) and lacks a lot of important topics that are heavily tested on the shelf exam. For instance, there is hardly any explanation regarding bleeding disorders, which I found to be heavily tested on the shelf. Hardly anything on pre- and post-op evaluation and care; again, topics heavily tested on the shelf. Nothing whatsoever on tubes, drains, or catheters. It was good to get an overall feel for what surgeons do, but as far as test prep goes I think it missed the mark. The best advice I can give anyone who is taking the surgery shelf would be to read the first 150 pages of Essentials of General Surgery by Peter Lawrence, that is what worked best for me. I also used NMS casebook and pestana to make sure I covered all the bases but again, the first few chapters of Lawrence were THE MOST important thing I did to prepare for the shelf, which I wound up doing very well on. Good luck.
Table of Contents
Listed below are all the chapters and units in the Step-Up to Surgery 2nd Edition PDF Ebook.
- Surgical physiology
- Acute abdomen
- Trauma and burns
- Esophagus and stomach
- Small bowel
- Colon, rectum, and appendix
- Hepatobiliary system
- Pancreas and spleen
- Endocrine surgery
- Skin and soft tissue
- Vascular surgery
- Pediatric surgery
- Orthopedic surgery
- Cardiothoracic surgery
Dimensions and Characters
- 408 Pages
- Step-Up Series
- 5-Star Rating
- English Language
- File Size: 70 MBs
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