About The Book

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.

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
  • 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

Product Details

  • Publisher: Kaplan Publishing (April 7, 2020)
  • Length: 276 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781506254340

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