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Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes

Pocket-Sized Review for the Surgical Clerkship and Shelf Exams

Published by Kaplan Test Prep
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

Celebrated by medical students for over a decade, 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 reinforces the most important surgery information in a practical, easy-to-read review followed by 180 vignette-based practice questions. It 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
  • Revised content review throughout, including: corneal foreign bodies, retinal detachment, organ donors, and organ rejection

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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