Passing the general surgery oral board exam /

Covers the concepts addressed on the test, and also includes the "common curveballs and strikeouts" to look out for the unexpected problem or seemingly benign action (or inaction) that could result in a missed diagnosis or misdiagnosis (and thus in failure to pass the exam).

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Main Author: Neff, Marc.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:New York ; London : Springer, 2005.
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Main Author:Neff, Marc.
Summary:Covers the concepts addressed on the test, and also includes the "common curveballs and strikeouts" to look out for the unexpected problem or seemingly benign action (or inaction) that could result in a missed diagnosis or misdiagnosis (and thus in failure to pass the exam).

This book presents a realistic approach to preparing for the exam.

Provides tips on identifiying the wrong answers.

Dr. Neff provides one proven sucessful strategy to preparing for the entire exam; competition offers a variety of approaches, giving little credibility to any single one.

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Physical Description:1 online resource (xiii, 161 pages)
ISBN:9780387318219
0387318216
0387260773 (Paper)
9780387260778 (Paper)
Author Notes:

After passing the General Surgery Oral Board Exam on his second attempt, Marc A. Neff, M.D. saw a need for a textbook that would assist students in preparing entirely for this exam. He realized that merely completing a few review classes, and memorizing text was not enough. Students needed a source that will enable them the caliber to become successful on the Oral Exam. To do this, a textbook would provide them with an outline of "what the wrong answers are," and an outline of the common curveballs. This book was written based on the experience of Dr. Neff and that of numerous colleagues interviewed for the project. This fact is what makes it such an incomparable resource. Dr. Neff is a general surgeon at the Crozer Regional Cancer Center, Upland, PA, USA and has written extensively on _________________.


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