ISBN-10: 1416037470

ISBN-13: 9781416037477

Edition: 2009

Authors: Barry D. Mann

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Designed to teach you to think like an experienced clinician, this unique resource places as much value on process as it does on content. A case-based organization hones in on the must-know differential diagnoses of the common surgical presentations. Its convenient pocket-sized format enables you to review the material on the go, and online access via Student Consult enhances your study of the material and exponentially boosts your reference power. Provides high-yield core information essential to surgical rotations in a portable, pocket-sized format. Uses a color-coded system that places the core surgical information in a framework of the ACGME Core Competencies. Offers self-assessment activities throughout to promote retention and application of knowledge, including access on line to your own competency-based portfolio tools and competency-specific learning modules (Vertical Reads). Features ACGME Core Competencies enabling you to integrate evidence based medicine, continual self-assessment, and cognizance of interpersonal skills into your daily routine. Includes features such as Speaking Intelligently and Clinical Thinking in each chapter to help you see the big picture. Organizes the most common and must-know surgical signs/symptoms and disorders by presentation, making reference simple. Presents Teaching Visualsan interactive teaching device designed to reinforce visual concepts. Equips you to perform a more in-depth review of surgical topics with Clinical Entities that are referenced to top surgical references. Includes access to Student Consult at, where you'll find the complete text and illustrations of the book online, fully searchable "Integration Links" to bonus content in other Student Consult titles M&M form Self-Assessment Competency Log Professors Pearls that provide cases with questions and annotated answers Vertical Reads and much more!
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List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 5/5/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 808
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Introduction to the Competencies
How to Study This Book
Medical Knowledge: The Foundation of Patient Care
Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Professionalism in Surgery
Systems-Based Practice
How to Succeed on the Surgical Clerkship: Thoughts on Expectations, Feedback, and Stress
The Resident as Teacher: Facilitating Student Success: Thoughts on Expectations, Feedback, and Stress
The Art of Oral Presentation
ACGME General Competencies
Competency Assessment Forms
Cases in Abdominal Pain
Radiology Tools for Abdominal Diagnosis
Right Lower Quadrant Pain in a 28-Year-Old Female (Case 1)
Right Upper Quadrant Pain in a 44-Year-Old Female (Case 2)
Epigastric Pain in a 47-Year-Old Male (Case 3)
Lower Left Quadrant Pain in a 67-Year-Old Male (Case 4)
Groin Mass in a 68-Year-Old Male (Case 5)
Abdominal Pain and Diarrhea in a 43-Year-Old Female (Case 6)
"Free Air" in a 72-Year-Old Female (Case 7)
Abdominal Pain and Distention in a 63-Year-Old Man (Case 8)
Abdominal Pain and Hypotension in a 79-Year-Old Female (Case 9)
Professor's Pearls: Abdominal Pain
Cases in Surgical Oncology
Abnormal Screening Mammogram in a 48-Year-Old Female (Case 10)
Breast Mass in a 44-Year-Old Female (Case 11)
Teaching Visual: Breast Pathology
Pigmented Skin Lesion in a 58-Year-Old Female (Case 12)
Dysphagia in a 62-Year-Old Male (Case 13)
Thyroid Nodule in a 48-Year-Old Woman (Case 14)
Hypercalcemia in a 56-Year-Old Female (Case 15)
Lateral Neck Mass in a 67-Year-Old Male (Case 16)
35-Year-Old Male with an Expanding Lump in the Thigh (Case 17)
63-Year-Old Female with Jaundice (Case 18)
Teaching Visual: Anatomic Relationships of the Pancreatic Head
Splenomegaly in a 40-Year-Old Female (Case 19)
Professor's Pearls: Surgical Oncology
Cases in Vascular Surgery
Vascular Tools
Teaching Visual: Peripheral Vascular Reconstruction
Peripheral Arterial Disease (Case 20)
Arterial Aneurysms (Case 21)
Cerebrovascular Disease (Case 22)
Leg Swelling (Case 23)
Professor's Pearls: Vascular Surgery
Cases in GI Bleeding
Radiology Tools in the Diagnosis of GI Hemorrhage
Upper GI Bleeding in a 58-Year-Old Male (Case 24)
Lower GI Bleeding in a 71-Year-Old Male (Case 25)
Anorectal Pain in a 45-Year-Old Male (Case 26)
Professor's Pearls: GI Bleeding
Cases in Postoperative Care
Chest Pain (Case 27)
Shortness of Breath (Case 28)
Postoperative Fever (Case 29)
Low Urine Output (Case 30)
Postoperative Wound Complications (Case 31)
Professor's Pearls: Postoperative Care
Cases in Trauma
Introduction to the Trauma Patient: Using the Primary and Secondary Surveys
Trauma Radiology Tools
Head Trauma (Case 32)
Penetrating Neck Injury (Case 33)
Penetrating Chest Injury (Case 34)
Blunt Chest Trauma (Case 35)
Penetrating Abdominal Injury (Case 36)
Blunt Abdominal Trauma (Case 37)
Pelvic Fracture (Case 38)
Professor's Pearls: Trauma
Bariatric Surgery
Teaching Visual: The Roux-en-Y Limb
Gastric Bypass (Case 39)
Cases in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Coronary Revascularization (Case 40)
Teaching Visual: Coronary Bypass
Mediastinal Mass in a 61-Year-Old Male (Case 41)
Solitary Pulmonary Nodule in a 58-Year-Old Male (Case 42)
Professor's Pearls: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cases in Pediatric Surgery
Persistent Jaundice in a 1-Month-Old Infant (Case 43)
Newborn Baby with a Large Abdominal Wall Defect (Case 44)
Newborn Infant with Labored Breathing and Hypoxemia (Case 45)
Vomiting in an Infant (Case 46)
A 3-Year Old Female with a 12-Hour Onset of Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, and Fever of 38.5[degree]C (Case 47)
4-Year-Old Boy with a Groin Mass (Case 48)
2-Year-Old Boy with Gastrointestinal Bleeding (Case 49)
Abdominal Mass in a 4-Month Old Infant (Case 50)
Professor's Pearls: Pediatric Surgery
Cases in Transplantation
Liver Transplant Evaluation (Case 51)
Kidney Transplant Evaluation (Case 52)
Cardiac Transplant Evaluation (Case 53)
Professor's Pearls: Transplantation
Critical Care
Introduction to Surgical Critical Care
Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders
Add-Base Balance
Mechanical Ventilation
Shock: Principles of Management
Coagulation and Transfusion
Infections in the Critically Ill: Principles and Management
Nutrition Support in the ICU
Multiple System Organ Failure
Critical Care Exercises: Integrating the Management of the Critical Care Patient
The Competencies: Challenges and Patient Perspectives
The Iraq Experiences: Do Competencies Apply in the War Zone?
Potential Conflict between Patient Care and Systems-Based Practice Competencies
Bloodless Care Medicine: The Intersection of Religion and the Competencies
A Patient's Perspective
On CABGs and Competencies
Business Challenges to Our Professionalism
Surgical Procedures
Breast Biopsy
Partial Mastectomy (Lumpectomy)
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Axillary Node Dissection
Total (Simple) Mastectomy
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
Laparoscopic Fundoplication
Graham Patch for Perforated Ulcer
Oversew of Bleeding Duodenal Ulcer (Vagotomy and Pyloroplasty)
Small Bowel Resection
Right Colectomy
Left Colectomy and Low Anterior Resection
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Colostomy and Ileostomy
Open Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Common Bile Duct Exploration
Hepatic Lobectomy
Whipple Procedure (Pancreaticoduodenectomy)
Distal Pancreatectomy
Pulmonary Lobectomy
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)
Carotid Endarterectomy
Femoral-Popliteal Bypass Grafting
Dialysis Access Procedures
Insertion of Portacath
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