1 Surgical aspects of breast diseases for clinical board exams
2 Surgical aspects of thyroid diseases for clinical board exams
3 Surgical aspects of parathyroid diseases for clinical board exams
4 Surgical aspects of adrenal diseases for clinical board exams
5 Surgical aspects of liver diseases for clinical board exams
6 Surgical aspects of biliary diseases for clinical board exams
7 Surgical aspects of pancreatic and splenic diseases for clinical board exams
8 Surgical aspects of esophageal diseases for clinical board exams
9 Surgical aspects of gastric and duodenal diseases for clinical board exams
10 Surgical aspects of small bowel diseases for clinical board exams
11 Surgical aspects of colon and rectal diseases for clinical board exams
12 Surgical aspects of anal diseases for clinical board exams
13 Surgical aspects of trauma for clinical board exams
14 Surgical aspects of skin and soft tissue diseases for clinical board exams
15 Surgical aspects of Vascular diseases for clinical board exams
16 Surgical aspects of Urological diseases for clinical board exams
17 Communication skills for clinical board exams.
The book provides A-Z information of surgical disorders in a concise and engaging format and serves as a complete reference for surgical trainees to prepare for the annual promotion and final clinical board exam specially the oral exam. It enhances the subject knowledge and provides distilled information required for clinical exams. The book teaches the resident how to approach a patient with a particular complaint, covering all the possible diagnoses, the operative techniques, and the post-operative follow up.
The book provides evidenced based up-to-date information on the examination references in a very simple way. It includes algorithms and illustrations that provide better understanding and eliminate common areas of confusion that result in misdiagnosis and mismanagement; it focuses on the areas in which candidates commonly fail during the exams.
Every chapter includes a practice section that provides the opportunity to practice learning outcomes in the form of multiple case scenarios and questions for discussion, along with ideal answers against which readers can test their knowledge using the provided checklist. These case scenarios are very interesting and unique asset of this book.
The book is useful for surgical trainees and graduate students, who are preparing for their surgery board clinical exam. It may also be beneficial to the surgeons who have just qualified and passed their board, particularly who are in the early part of their professional career.
• Serves as a complete single reference for surgery board clinical exam
• Covers the latest evidence based approach in diagnosis and management of common surgical disorders
• Provides clear and point-wise exam oriented text to easily understand and memorize the subject
• Each chapter includes a practice section having multiple case scenarios and performance check lists, unique to this book
• Supplemented by illustrations of surgical anatomy, operative steps of common surgical procedures, tables and flowcharts