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DR. Pestana’s Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards 4th Edition 2019

DR. Pestana’s Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards 4th Edition 2019

DR. Pestana’s Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards 4th Edition 2019

DR. Pestana’s Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards 4th Edition 2019  Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards (Kaplan Test Prep) 4th Edition 2019 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 the shelf and USMLE Step 2 CK exams.

Designed for portable prep, Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes fits perfectly in your lab coat so you can refresh your knowledge in between cases.

The Best Review

  • Concise high-yield review of core surgery material
  • 180 up-to-date vignettes for self-testing
  • 15 brief essays examining selected diagnostic and therapeutic tools from a surgical perspective
  • NEW essay topics: intravenous fluid therapy, surgical infections, and fluid needs in children
  • NEW illustrated chapter on bariatric surgery
  • NEW introduction with guidance for addressing regional variations in medical practice on National Board questions

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

Carlos Pestana, MD, PhD, is currently an emeritus professor of surgery at the
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio. A native of the Canary
Islands, Spain, Dr. Pestana graduated from medical school in Mexico City,
ranking #1 in his class, and subsequently received a doctorate in surgery from
the University of Minnesota, in conjunction with a 5-year surgical residency at
the Mayo Clinic. Throughout his career, he has received over 40 teaching
awards and prizes at the local, state, and national levels, including among the
latter the Alpha Omega Alpha Distinguished Professor Award from the
Association of American Medical Colleges, and the National Golden Apple
from the American Medical Student Association.
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Dr. Pestana was a member of the
Comprehensive Part II Committee of the National Board of Medical
Examiners, which designed what is now the clinical component of the
Licensure Examination (Step 2 of the USMLE®), and he also served for 8 years
as a member-at-large of the National Board

DR. Pestana’s Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards 4th E7dition 2019

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