Crash Course: Surgery

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jul 24, 2008 - Medical - 358 pages
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Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course offers students a fast way to recap on what they need to know to get through the exams with ease. Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, each book is prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors - under faculty supervision - to give them the correct level of information perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements. The series now includes improved pedagogic features and a fully revised self-assessment section, updated to meet current examination needs.

Welcome to Crash Course – THE revision aid to get you the results you need!!

Crash Course is a complete revision guide designed specifically to save you time by providing everything you could be asked in the exam in one place!

Each book in the series has been specially written either by senior medical students or junior doctors – carefully supervised by faculty advisors – to ensure that it exactly matches your needs by having been prepared by someone who has just been in the exam situation!

Fully updated with improved layout, the first part of each volume covers a comprehensive series of common presentations while the second part addresses specific diseases and disorders. The third part of the book is given to a detailed exploration of the role of history, examination, and common investigations in the relevant speciality providing all of the facts you need to get things right!

New features include ‘Learning Objectives’ at the start of each chapter, improved ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, ‘Communication’ boxes and a completely revised self-assessment section tailored to the current exam formats!

Crash Course – an easier way to get through the exam!

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Abdominal mass anddistension Rectal bleeding Anorectal pain
Oesophageal disorders
Gastric and duodenal disorders
Disordersofthesmall intestine Colonic disorders
Hepatobiliary disorders Gynaecological disorders Abdominal hernias Thyroid and parathyroid disorders
Historyexamination and common investigations
Examination ofasurgical patient Writingupasurgical clerking
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