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Main description:

The resident-to-resident insider's guide to ABSITE success

Written by residents from top surgery programs who aced the American Board of Surgery In-Training Exam, and edited by Tao Le, author of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 and numerous other First Aid titles, First Aid for the ABSITE covers all the must-know basic science AND clinical surgery topics in one total study package. Updated to reflect the newly reorganized ABSITE, this unique guide features high-yield information, illustrations, mnemonics, and clinical images great for initial review or last-minute cramming.


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[LeFima: First Aid for the ABSITE; 0071545476; 978007154571]

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    Written by residents from top surgery programs who aced the ABSITE
  • Coverage of both basic science and clinical/surgery topics
  • Advice on what to expect and how to prepare for exam day
  • Proven high-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids

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[Headline:]

THE RESIDENT-TO-RESIDENT INSIDER'S GUIDE TO ABSITE SUCCESS

    Complete coverage of all the must-know basic science AND clinical surgery topics in one total study package
  • Updated to reflect the newly reorganized ABSITE
  • High-yield information, illustrations, mnemonics, and clinical images for initial review or last minute cramming
  • Important advice on scheduling study time, what to expect on exam day, and what you must know to excel
  • The proven First Aid formula for exam success!

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From authors who know exactly what it takes to pass the ABSITE with flying colors

Tao Le (Series Editor), MD, MHS, is Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Allergy and Immunology at the University of Louisville. He is also the author of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1.

Jennifer LaFemina Fowler, MD, graduated from UCLA School of Medicine in 2003. She completed her general surgery residency a Massachusetts General Hospital and is currently as surgical resident there.

Robert Todd Lancaster, MD, graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 2003. He completed his general surgery residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and is currently working as a research fellow there.


Contents:

First Aid for the ABSITE

1. Guide to the ABSITE
2. Surgical Principles
3. Perioperative Care
4. Esophagus
5. Stomach
6. Liver, Biliary System, and Spleen
7. Pancreas
8. Hernias
9. Small Intestine
10. Colorectal
11. Breast
12. Endocrine
13. Skin and Soft Tissue
14. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
15. Cardiac
16. Thoracic
17. Vascular
18. Trauma, Burns, and Critical Care
19. Pediatric Surgery
20. Transplantation
21. Surgical Subspecialties

Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9780071643221
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
Publication date: November, 2008
Pages: 364

Subcategories: General, Medical Study and Teaching Aids

MEET THE AUTHOR

Jennifer LaFemina, MD, graduated from the UCLA School of Medicine in 2003 and is a surgical resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has worked on several First Aid books, most recently serving as chief editor of First Aid for the USMLE Step, 4e.

Robert Todd Lancaster, MD, MPH, graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 2003 and is a surgical resident at Massachusetts General Hospital.