Case Files Surgery

56 Real Life Cases for the Surgery Clerkship




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You need exposure to high-yield cases to excel in the surgery clerkship and on the shelf exam. Case Files Surgery, Fourth Edition presents 56 real-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in surgery. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, definitions of key terms, and USMLE-style review questions.

With this system, you’ll learn in the context of real patients, rather then merely memorize facts. 

Clinical pearls highlight key concepts

This free application includes 1 sample case study from the 56 that are available through an in-app purchase of $29.99 of Case Files Surgery, Fourth Edition.

 Proven learning system improves your shelf exam scores

With this system, you will learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts.

Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like a doctor

Each case has been designed for the iPad and iPhone/iPod with interactive features.

Reviews

“Overall, this is a useful [app] for anyone preparing for the surgical clerkship exam or needing review prior to the USMLE. The information is presented concisely and clearly and the questions at the end of each section reinforce the most important information.  3 Stars.”

Doody’s Review Service

“Good [app] for residents and practicing surgeons.”

Mahmuad S. Al-Jed

“A good job well done! Amazing interface and very well executed. Hats off and and thumbs up!!”

Kimberly Taylor

App Features:
  • Highlight key concepts
  • Study/Exam/Bookmark modes are available for USMLE-style review questions.
  • In the Study mode, check the answers as you tackle the questions.
  • In the Exam mode, time yourself and review the answers after the time is up.
  • In the Bookmark mode, review only the questions you have flagged for further study.
  • File away correctly answered questions after each practice quiz.
  • Choose the number of questions in each practice quiz: 25, 50, 75, 100, 200, or all.
  • Opt to include questions from previous quizzes.
  • Learn further from interactive questions at the end of each case, with explanations.
  • Sort cases by name or by case number.
  • Take down notes using the Notes section for each case.
  • Study in horizontal or vertical mode on the iPhone and the iPad.
  • Store quiz scores to track your progress.
App Contents:

Section I: Applying Basic Sciences to Clinical Situations

  • Part 1. Approach to Learning
  • Part 2. Approach to Disease
  • Part 3: Approach to Reading

Section II: Clinical Cases – 56 Case Scenarios

Section III: Listing of Cases

  • Listing by Case Number
  • Listing by Disorder

Each case includes the following sections:

Case Description

  • Answers to
  • Approach to
  • Clinical Pearls
  • Case Questions and Answers
About the Authors

Eugene C. Toy, MD (series editor) is a dual certified family physician and obstetrician-gynecologist and is Academic Chief and Program Director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Methodist Hospital/University of Texas–Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas. He oversees the ob/gyn clerkship and is actively involved in teaching medical students.

Terrence H. Liu, MD is Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at UCSF School of Medicine. He is also Program Director for the UCSF-East Bay Surgery Residency Program in Oakland, California.

Andre R. Campbell, MD is Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery and Endowed Chair of Surgical Education at the UCSF School of Medicine in San Francisco, California.

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