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Other resources for use during clinical clerkship or to explore general surgery as a career. Updated 7/5/2013.


Surgical Recall (Blackwell)Great Review for OR Cases

Case Files Surgery (Lange Case Files Series)- Great Oral Exam Prep

First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship (First Aid Series)- Shelf Exam Prep

Blueprints Surgery (Blueprints Series)- Shelf Exam Prep

Pestana Review- Free 72-page outline of major surgical concepts in short cases format. While not comprehensive, it is high-yield Shelf Exam review, especially shortly before the exam. 

Essentials of General Surgery (Lawrence)Long and very detailed, but may be preferred for its "wordy" format vs. the outline format (i.e. First Aid)

Review of Surgery (Appleton and Lange)- Q&A Book for Shelf Exam Prep

Websites to Review before Cases

Some are accessible through the Eskind Digital Library.

Operative Surgical Manual (Khatri)

Sabiston Textbook of Surgery

Anatomy TV (login "vanderbilt", password "primal")

WEBSURG (requires you to create username and password)

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