Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes of Surgical Diseases (Kaplan Test Prep) Fifth Edition

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Sep 102021

Celebrated by medical students for over a decade, Kaplan’s pocket-sized Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes is the highest-yield surgery review for the shelf and USMLE Step 2 CK exams.
The Best Review

  • Concise high-yield review of core surgery material
  • 180 up-to-date vignettes for self-testing
  • 16 brief essays examining selected diagnostic and therapeutic tools from a surgical perspective
  • NEW essay topic: nutritional support of the surgical patient
  • EXPANDED and enhanced bariatric surgery chapter
  • Revised content review throughout, including: therapies for childhood leukemia, ARDS, non-small cell lung cancer, aortoenteric fistula, gout, BPH, prolapsed hemorrhoids, rectal prolapse, and anal fissures, and trends in whole blood availability and use

Expert Guidance

  • Revised and fully up-to-date content from distinguished surgery instructor Dr. Carlos Pestana
  • For over a decade, Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes has helped med students excel on the surgery shelf exam and USMLE Step 2 CK





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Dermatologic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures in Primary Care Practice 1st Edition

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Sep 092021

The complete guide to skin surgery and cosmetic procedures―from surgery fundamentals to cosmetic procedures 

Written for non-specialists in dermatology―from family and emergency physicians to physician assistants and nurse practitioners―Dermatologic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures in Primary Care Practice includes state-of-the-art procedures that will benefit any clinical practice. With practical tips and tricks used by leading dermatologic surgeons, this peerless resource covers a broad range of the techniques, skills, and issues you need to know, including:

  • Excisions and repairs, from basic to advanced techniques
  • Surgical instrument selection
  • Wound dressing
  • Local anesthesia
  • Incision and drainage
  • Nail surgery
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Neurotoxin injections and fillers
  • Anatomy
  • Suturing techniques
  • Ethics
  • Billing and financial considerations


Dermatologic Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures in Primary Care Practice is organized into three thematic sections―the fundamentals of dermatologic surgery; procedures for diagnosis, therapy, and reconstruction; and cosmetic procedures―to make finding what you need quick and easy. Each chapter kicks off with an infographic summarizing key points, including beginner tips, expert clinical pearls, and words of warning.


Indispensable for any primary care practice, this one-of-a-kind resource provides the knowledge and insight you need to perform virtually any dermatologic procedure safely and effectively.





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Thyroid Surgery: Principles and Practice 1st Edition

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Sep 092021

This book will bridge a gap between the huge platform of literature available about thyroid surgery and the practical working reality. The pearls in techniques and surgical procedures will be exhaustively detailed with authors’ individual experience enriched with quality photographs. It covers management of large/massive multinodular goiters which are the hall mark of Indian Thyroids. However, the emphasis will be more on applying this knowledge to a given patient and would largely revolve around this theme. It aims to provide a take home message in controversial areas and is a ready reference to all interested in learning science and craftsmanship of thyroid surgery.


Key Features


    • Covers all topics comprehensively with a practical approach




    • Inclusion of guidelines adds value to the content




    • Discusses all investigatory modalities




    • Consists of useful surgical tips with exhaustive operating photography




  • Features large anatomical illustrations with cadaveric dissections





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Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery ABSITE and Board Review, 10/e 10th Edition

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Sep 082021

The only review based on the field’s cornerstone text: Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery, Tenth Edition

“It will be particularly helpful to those in general surgery training programs, to general surgeons facing their board exams or recertification exams, and to all those subspecialty trained surgeons who must first qualify in general surgery and maintain their certification….This is a really high-quality review book.”–Doody’s Review Service (reviewing earlier edition)


The premiere Q&A book in surgery returns for a tenth edition, featuring updated chapters corresponding directly to the classic Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery, Tenth Edition. This powerful review gives you more than 1,000 board-style questions likely to appear on the American Board of Surgery in-training exam and the surgery board exam.


Developed by some of the top minds in modern surgery, Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery ABSITE and Board Review, 10th edition, provides the most current, authoritative perspectives on surgical practice. Each quest





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Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme (Oxford Medical Handbooks) 5th Edition

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Sep 022021

The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme returns in a new edition to keep junior doctors, as well as their supervisors and senior medical students, up-to-date and give them the information and confidence they need to excel during and beyond the Foundation Programme.

This new edition has been fully revised to take in the latest guidelines, the new junior doctors’ contract, and the most recent Foundation Programme curriculum. It has new sections to demystify the NHS structure and explore key changes in social care and the interface with the NHS, and revised key
information on the medical certificate of the cause of death, the role of the medical examiner, and changes to interactions with the coroner, as well as a new standalone chapter on Psychiatry.

The junior doctor’s pocket mentor, this handbook distils the knowledge of four authors across multiple NHS environments in an easy access format, covering everything from practical guidance at the patient’s bedside to aspects of adapting to day-to-day life as a junior doctor that are rarely covered
in medical school.

With this indispensable survival guide to the Foundation Programme, you need never be alone on the wards again.





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Hospital for Special Surgery’s Illustrated Tips and Tricks in Foot and Ankle Surgery 1st Edition

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Aug 312021

Looking for real-world surgical advice traditional textbooks often leave out? This heavily illustrated first volume of a brand-new series is a compendium of surgical wisdom from veteran attending surgeons passed on to fellows, residents, and students. Guidance is contextualized to the contributor’s surgical field and facility or hospital, and chapters cover injuries (including sports injuries), deformities, chronic conditions, and more. A concise package of hints for surgical success!





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Illustrated Tips and Tricks in Sports Medicine Surgery First Edition

 Sports Medicine, Surgery  Comments Off on Illustrated Tips and Tricks in Sports Medicine Surgery First Edition
Aug 312021

?This new quick-reference is the latest volume in the Illustrated Tips and Tricks series. You’ll find succinct, precise information from a wide range of experts and prestigious institutions on tackling technical problems in sports medicine surgery. Drawings, operative photos, and videos are used liberally throughout the book to illustrate surgical techniques and provide a handy visual complement to the text.

  • Features the latest surgical techniques, presented in a crisp, step-by-step style, and provides brief overviews of equipment, anesthesia, patient positioning, and other procedural elements.
  • Designed for residents, fellows, and practicing orthopaedists—those in training or anyone who needs to brush up on the latest techniques.
  • Covers common treatments for addressing bone and tendon injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, foot, and ankle.
  • Numerous figures, precisely drawn to minute detail, pack each chapter.
  • Concise, bulleted format makes for easy reading and quick absorption of material.

Enhance Your eBook Reading Experience

  • Read directly on your preferred device(s), such as computer, tablet, or smartphone.
  • Easily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speech.





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Atlas of Orthopaedic Surgical Exposures 1st Edition

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Aug 302021

The problem with most orthopedic surgery books is that they don’t accurately portray what you see in a surgical setting. This outstanding atlas, featuring nearly 400 beautifully executed color photographs, provides the first visual guide to surgical anatomy as you see it.

Special features of the atlas include:

  • Nearly 400 high-quality color photographs that vividly depict surgical anatomy
  • Fresh cadaver specimens portray the true colors of the anatomy involved
  • Step-by-step coverage of more than 60 approaches to the foot, hand, thigh, knee, spine, and more!
  • Clear identification of all structures revealed during each step of the exposure
  • Each approach is accompanied by practical advice on its uses, advantages, disadvantages, structures at risk, technique, helpful tricks, and what will become visible if you get off track

Ideal for residents, Atlas of Orthopaedic Surgical Exposures offers a practical and vivid introduction to surgical anatomy, providing them with the essential orientation they need. Seasoned orthopedic surgeons will turn to this book to refresh their knowledge of the surgical anatomy and ensure a smooth operation.





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Surgery Essence with DVD-ROM

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Aug 272021





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Oesophagogastric Surgery A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice 5th Edition

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Aug 252021

Oesophagogastric Surgery meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The text is thoroughly referenced and supported by evidence-based recommendations wherever possible, distinguishing between strong evidence to support a conclusion, and evidence suggesting that a recommendation can be reached on the balance of probabilities.

This is a title in the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series whose eight volumes are an established and highly regarded source of information for the specialist general surgeon.

    • The Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series provides a current and concise summary of the key topics within each major surgical sub-specialty.


    • Each volume highlights evidence-based practice both in the text and within the extensive list of references at the end of every chapter.


  • Purchase of a print book also includes a downloadable version of the eBook.
    • An expanded authorship team across the series includes additional European and World experts with an increased emphasis on global practice.


  • The contents of the series have been extensively revised in line with recently published evidence.
  • This revised edition takes full account of the advances in the roles of endoscopic and laparoscopic investigation, management and the treatment of benign and malignant oesophagogastric disease.
  • Key areas of evolving oesophagogastric practice are reflected in state of the art chapters from authors in the United States, Japan and Australia.
  • Over half of the chapters have been updated to reflect the latest opinions on complicated and rapidly changing disciplines in endoscopic and open surgery.





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