In the ER, the OR, and in the waiting room where the doctors deliver heart stopping news to the families of their patients, a neurosurgeon's apprenticeship is arduous. This memoir of the day-to-day experiences of a resident in neurosurgery at one of the nation's busiest trauma centers provides a rare window into the training of the doctors who open patients' skulls and operate on their brains and spinal cords.
An indispensible study guide to help surgical trainees prepare and perform for their fellowship exam. Examination Surgery offers invaluable insight into the format and content of the Fellowship Examination in General Surgery. This study guide addresses the most frequently encountered topics from the last 10 years of examinations. It helps surgical trainees organise their studies and optimise their performance in what is reputedly one of the most rigorous postgraduate exams. The general surgery fellowship tests clinical wisdom, judgement, insight and safe practice, and Examination Surgery's preparation material accurately reflects what you will encounter in the exam. Arranged to mirror the exam's individual components, Examination Surgery is divided into the following sections:
Cardiology Essentials offers practical advice from a seasoned cardiology physician assistant on how to be an efficient, competent member of the cardiology team. This handbook will provide the basics of how to care for the most common cardiac conditions encountered in clinical practice. Oftentimes, the supervising physician is inaccessible during a medical crisis.