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The ABSITE Review is the last Saturday of January 2013

SOURCES
Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery .
Rush Review of Surgery .
The Practice ABSITE Question Book  .
Surgery PreTest Self-Assessment and Review .
The Absite Review
USMLE Step 2 Secrets
BRS Pathology
BRS Physiology
Pocket notebook EM
Hospitalist Handbook
SOAP Internal Medicine
First aid for the wards
CCS history and physical
Mont reid surgical handbook
Surgical Recall
Operative dictations
Passing the General Surgery Oral Board Exam

SURGERY RESIDENTS
ABSITE KILLER Q&A .
ABSITE KILLER ORGANIZED BY TOPIC .

ACLS
Advance Cardiac Life Support (The ACLS Guide).
ACLS Bradycardia.

ATLS
Advanced Trauma Life Support (The ATLS Guide).
ATLS: HEAD TRAUMA .
ATLS: NECK INJURY:
ATLS: BURNS

REFERENCES
MEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS:

ADMISSION ORDERS
Admission orders: Acute pancreatitis:

ROUNDING ON PATIENTS
Guide to rounding on patients with acute pancreatitis:

GENERAL TOPICS
Anatomic Relationships:
Applied Physics in Medicine and Surgery:

Best Initial Treatments for Common Diseases in Medicine and Surgery:
Burn Management .

Commonly confused diagnoses and how to differentiate them :
Comparative Disease Statistics:
Complications in Medicine and Surgery:

Diagnosis of Medical and Surgical diseases:
Differential Diagnosis in Medicine and Surgery

Drug Dosing:

Drug Mechanism of Action and Side Effects:

Drug Mechanism of Action: Organized by Drug Name .
Drug Mechanism of Action: Organized by Mechanism .

Drug Side Effects: Organized by Drug Name:
Drug Side Effects: Organized by Side Effect:

Formulas, Equations, Calculations, and Scores in Medicine and Surgery:
Genetics of Medical and Surgical Disease:

Head and Neck .

Most Commons in Medicine and Surgery.

Laboratory Interpretation:

Multiple Choice Questions: The Answer is A.
Multiple Choice Questions: The Answer is B:
Multiple Choice Questions: The answer is C:
Multiple Choice Questions: The answer is D:

Numbers in Medicine and Surgery .

Pathophysiology of Medical and Surgical Disease:
Physical Exam Findings in Medical and Surgical Disease:
Preoperative Antibiotics:
Plastic Surgery, Skin and Soft Tissues .
Percentages in Medicine and Surgery:
Preoperative Decision Making:

Risk Factors in Medicine and Surgery:

Surgical Decision Making:
Surgical Eponyms:
Surgical Indications:
Sports Medicine :
Statistics and Epidemiology in Medicine and Surgery.
Surgical Indications:

Treatment of Medical and Surgical Diseases:

SPECIFIC TOPICS
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm .
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome:
Abdominoperineal Resection:
ABO Blood Groups :
Achalasia :
Action Potentials.
Acute Appendicitis:
Acute Pancreatitis .
– Guide to rounding on patients with acute pancreatitis:
Acute Renal Failure:
Adrenal Gland .
Adrenal Insufficiency:
Air embolism:
Alcoholism:
Amputations:
Amylase:
Anal Cancer :
Anastomosis and Anastomotic Leak:
Angina: Stable Angina and Unstable Angina:
Angiogenesis:
Anticoagulation:
Anesthesia  .
Antibiotics .
Antibodies:
Anticoagulation:
Aortic Bypass Grafts .
Aortic Dissection .
Appendicitis .
Appendectomy (Laparoscopic appendectomy and open appendectomy):
Arterial bypass :
Arterial bypass grafts:
Arterial embolus:
Arterial thrombosis:
Atherosclerosis .
Aspirin:
ATLS: Primary Survey.
Autonomic Nervous System (Sympathetics and Parasympathetics):

B
Back Pain :
Bactrim (Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole):
Barrett’s Esophagus:
Basal Energy Expenditure (BEE):
Bile:
Biliary Atresia and Kasai Procedure:
Biostatistics:
Biotechnology:
Bladder Injuries and Bladder Rupture:
Blood Products.
Blood Products and Transfusion Reactions .
Blood Transfusion .
Bowel Obstruction (Pediatric Surgery):
Brain Death:
Breast .
Breast Anatomy .
Breast Cancer .
Biochemistry .
Bupivicaine:
Burn Management .

C
Calcium .
Cancer .
Cancer Risk Factors:
Cancer Staging:
Carbapenems (Imipenem and Meropenem):
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:
Carcinogens:
Cardiac Contusion:
Cardiac Surgery .
Cardiogenic Shock:
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) .
Cefazolin:
Cell Biology:
Cellular Metabolism:
Cervical Cancer:
Charcoal Use in Drug Overdose:
Chemical Burns:
Chest Pain :
Cholangitis:
Cholecystitis .
Chronic Pancreatitis and Familial Pancreatitis:
Chronic Renal Failure:
Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Venous Stasis Ulcers, Chronic Foot Ulcers .
Cirrhosis:
Clindamycin:
Clostridium Difficile (Pseudomembranous Colitis):
Coagulation factors :
Coagulation pathways: Intrinsic pathway and Extrinsic pathway:
Colectomy:
Colon anatomy:
Colorectal Cancer (Colon cancer):
Colorectal Cancer (Rectal Cancer):
Colorectal Surgery .
Colostomies:
Common Bile Duct:
Compartment Syndrome:
Complement System:
Condyloma Acuminata (Anal Warts):
Contrast Nephropathy:
Coumadin (Warfarin):
Creatinine:
Crohn’s Disease:
– Living with Crohn’s Disease.
Cryoprecipitate:
Cryptorchidism and Undescended Testicles* .
Cyanide Poisoning:
Cytokines:
Cytomegalovirus (CMV):

D
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) :
Dementia:
Depression:
Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP).
Diaphragmatic Injuries:
Diet:
Diet and Health:
Diverticulitis:
Diverticulosis:
DNA .
Drug dosing:
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DICS) of the breast:
Dumping Syndrome:
Duodenal Injuries, Duodenal Perforation, Duodenal Hematoma .

E
Electrolyte Abnormalities:
Empyema:
End Tidal CO2 (ETCO2):
Enteral Nutrition:
Enterocutaneous Fistulas (Small Bowel Fistulas):
Epidural Anesthesia and Spinal Anesthesia:
Epstein Barr Virus (EBV):
Erythromycin:
Esophageal Leiomyomas:
Estrogen :
Ethics:
Ewing’s Sarcoma:

F
Factor V Leiden:
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP):
Family History :
Fasciotomy:
Fatigue:
Fatty acids:
Femur fractures:
Fibromuscular dysplasia :
Flagyl (Metronidazole):
Fluid resuscitation:
Fluid Management in Medicine and Surgery:
Fluids and Electrolytes .
Fluid Resuscitation:
Fluoroquinolones:
Focal Nodular Hyperplasia (FNH):

G
Gallbladder:
Gallstone Ileus:
Gastrectomy:
Gastric Cancer, Gastric Adenocarcinoma, and Stomach Cancer:
Gastric Lymphoma:
Gastritis :
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD):
Gastrointestinal Bleeding:
Gastrointestinal Hormones .
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST):
Gastroschisis:
Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS score):
Gleevec (Imitanib):
Glucagon:
Glucose

H
H2 Receptor Antagonists (H2 Blockers):
Heart Disease :
Hematology .
Hemorrhage :
Hemorrhoids :
Hemostasis and Bleeding:
Hemothorax :
Heparin:
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia:
Hepatic Adenoma (Liver Adenoma):(1)
Hepatic Artery Thrombosis:
Hepatic Vein Thrombosis:
Hepatitis: (2)
Hepatocellular Carcinoma: (2)
Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (HNPCC):
Hernias:
Hiatal Hernias:
Hirschsprung’s Disease .
HIV and AIDS Patients:
Hormones:
Hypercalcemia:
Hyperkalemia:
Hypernatremia :
Hyperparathyroidism:
Hypertension .
Hyperthyroidism:
Hypocalcemia:
Hypokalemia:
Hyponatremia:
Hypophosphatemia:
Hypotension:
Hypovolemia:

I
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura)(ITP) .
Ileus:
Ileostomies:
Immune Cells:
Immunocompromised Patients:
Immunology .
Immunology, Absite Review .
Infections .
Infectious Diseases:
Inflammation:
Informed consent:
Inguinal Hernias .
Inguinal Hernia Repair .
Innate Immunity:
Invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast:
Intraabdominal Abscess and Intraabdominal Infections:
Intraoperative Complications:
Intussusception

K
Kaposi’s Sarcoma:
Keloids and hypertrophic scars:

L
Laboratory Interpretation:
Lactated Ringers:
Laparoscopic Appendectomy:
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy :
Large Bowel Obstruction:
Leukemia:
Lidocaine:
Liver .
Liver Trauma, Liver Injury, Liver Laceration .
Liver Abscess: (2)
Liver failure:
Liver Transplantation.
Low Anterior Resection:
Lung Cancer:
Lung Transplantation:
Lymphatic system and Lymph nodes :
Lymphedema :
Lymph node dissection (Lymph node biopsy):
Lymphadenopathy:
Lymphocytes :
Lymphoma:

M
Macrophages and Monocytes:
Malignant Hyperthermia:
Mechanical Ventilation:
Melanoma.
Malrotation and Midgut Volvulus .
Meconium Ileus:
MELD score :
Mesenteric Ischemia :
Metabolic Acidosis:
Metabolic Cart and Respiratory Quotient:
Metabolism .
Metastasis and Metastatic Cancer:
Metronidazole (Flagyl):
Morphine:
Mortality rates:
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias (MENI, MENIIa, MENIIb):
Myocardial Infarction:

N
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma:
Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC):
Neostigmine:
Neuroblastoma:
Neurogenic Shock:
Neuromuscular Blockers (Muscle Relaxants / Paralytics):
Neurosurgery:
Night Sweats:
Nipple Discharge:
Nitric oxide:
Nitrous oxide:
Numbers in Medicine and Surgery :
Numbness:
Nutrition and Metabolism .

O
Ogilvie’s Syndrome (Colonic pseudo-obstruction):
Omphalocele:
Oncogenes :
Oncology .
Orthopedic Surgery .
Osteosarcoma:

P
Paget’s Disease of the Breast:
Palliative Care:
Pancreatic Pseudocysts:
Pancreas anatomy:
Parastomal Hernias:
Parathyroid gland:
Pediatric Trauma :
Pelvic Fracture:
Pericardial Tamponade:
Peripheral Vascular Disease .
Perirectal abscess:
Pheochromocytoma:
Physiology:
Platelets:
Pneumothorax .
Pneumothorax (Open pneumothorax) .
Pneumothorax (Tension pneumothorax) .
Post Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder (PTLD): (2)
Postoperative Complications:
Postoperative Fever:
Postoperative Hypotension:
Potassium:
Preoperative Antibiotics:
Proteins and Enzymes .
Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)
PTFE and Dacron Prosthetic Grafts :
Pulmonary Embolism .
Pulmonary Hypertension :
Pyloric stenosis:

R
Radiation therapy :
Radiologic signs:
Refeeding Syndrome:
Renal failure
– Acute Renal Failure:
– Chronic Renal Failure):
Renal Transplantation:
Rhabdomyolysis and Myoglobinuria:
Rifampin:
Risk Factors:

S
Sarcomas:
Schizoaffective Disorder:
Shock
– Neurogenic Shock:

Short gut syndrome (Short bowel syndrome):
Shortness of breath (dyspnea):
Small Intestines (Duodenum, Jejunum, Ileum)
Splenic Trauma, Splenic Injury, and Splenic Rupture .
Small Bowel Obstruction:
Small Bowel Resection:
Small Bowel Tumors and Carcinoid Tumors:
Somatostatin:
Sphincters:
Splenectomy:
Splenic Vein Thrombosis:
Starvation:
Statistics and Epidemiology in Medicine and Surgery.
Streptococcus:
Stomach.
Stomach Anatomy:
Succinylcholine :
Suicide:
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome (SVC Syndrome):
Surgical Infections .
Surgical Site Infections:
Syncope:
Systemic Response to Injury and Illness:

T
T cells : (4)
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) .
Thoracic Surgery .
Thoracotomy :
Thrombocytopenia:
Thromboelastogram (TEG) :
Thrombolytics and Thrombolysis:
Thyroglossal duct cyst:
Total Body Water (TBW):
Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN):
Toxicology:
Tracheoesophageal Fistulas (TE Fistulas) and VACTERL syndrome:
Transplant Immunology:
Transplant Rejection:
Transplantation .
Tuberculosis:
Tumor Suppressor Genes:

U
Unresectable Cancer:
Urology .
Ulcerative colitis:
Unasyn (ampicillin/sulbactam):
Urinary tract infections:

V
Vagus Nerve:
Vancomycin:
Varicose veins:
VIPoma .
Vitamin deficiency:
Vitamins :

W
Wilm’s Tumor:
Wound Healing .
Wuchereria bancrofti and Filariasis :

Z
Zenker’s diverticulum:
Zosyn (Piperacillin/tazobactam):

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SOURCE
Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery .
Rush Review of Surgery .
The Practice ABSITE Question Book  .
Surgery PreTest Self-Assessment and Review .
The Absite Review
USMLE Step 2 Secrets
BRS Pathology
BRS Physiology
Pocket notebook EM
Hospitalist Handbook
SOAP Internal Medicine
First aid for the wards
CCS history and physical
Mont reid surgical handbook
Surgical Recall
Operative dictations
Passing the General Surgery Oral Board Exam

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