Authors: Matthew Kaufman, Latha Stead, Latha Ganti Stead, S. Matthew Stead, Nitin Mishra
The student-to-student, step-by-step guide to surgery clerkship success
There is no better way to ace the surgery clerkship exam and impress on the wards than First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship. Completely updated throughout, the Second Edition includes a guide to excelling in the clerkship, a high-yield review of core material, common exam and "pimp" questions, and a section of "classifieds" including scholarship opportunities.
Detailed what-to-study and what you must-know advice from clerkship veterans helps you ace the surgery clerkship exam and impress on the wards
Frequently-tested high-yield facts and mnemonics maximize your study time
“Exam Tips” reinforce concepts you need to know on exam day
“Ward Tips” prepare you for common “pimp” questions
“Classifieds” highlight extracurricular opportunities and scholarships
Table of contents
Section I: How to Succeed in the Surgery Clerkship
Section II: High-Yield Facts for the Surgery Clerkship
The Surgical Patient
Fluids, Electrolytes, and Nutrition
Colon, Rectum, and Anal Canal
Hernia and Abdominal Wall Problems
The Hepatobiliary System
The Endocrine System
Section III: High-Yield Facts for Surgical Electives
Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery
The Genitourinary System
Section IV: Classified: Awards and Opportunities
Matthew S. Kaufman, MD, is an attending hematologist-oncologist at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY.
Latha G. Stead, MD, FACEP, is Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine (Rochester, NY).
S. Matthew Stead, MD, PhD, is a pediatric neurologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
Nitin Mishra, MD, is a general surgical resident at the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System in New York.