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USMLE STEP 2 CK REVIEW QUESTIONS.
USMLE STEP 2 CS REVIEW QUESTIONS :
USMLE STEP 3 REVIEW QUESTIONS::

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

CLINICAL CASES

GENERAL SUBJECTS
Advanced Trauma Life Support (The ATLS Guide).
Antibiotics Guide to Treating Medical and Surgical Diseases:
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: (1)

Diagnosis of Medical and Surgical diseases:

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, and Calculations: (2)
Genetics of Medical and Surgical Disease:

Head and Neck .

Most Commons in Medicine and Surgery.
Most Commons: Medical and Surgical Statistics .
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:
Preoperative Antibiotics:

Plastic Surgery, Skin and Soft Tissues .
Percentages in Medicine and Surgery:
Preoperative Decision Making:

Surgical Indications:
Sports Medicine :
Statistics and Epidemiology in Medicine and Surgery.

Treatment of Medical and Surgical Diseases:

SPECIFIC TOPICS
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm .
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome:
ABO Blood Groups :
Achalasia :
Air embolism:
Angina: Stable Angina and Unstable Angina:
Anticoagulation:
Aortic Bypass Grafts .
Acute Appendicitis:
Acute Pancreatitis .
Acute Renal Failure:
Adrenal Gland .
Anal Cancer : (1)
Anesthesia .
Antibiotics .
Antibodies:
Anticoagulation:
Aortic Bypass Grafts .
Aortic Dissection .
Appendicitis .
Appendectomy (Laparoscopic, Open):
Arterial bypass :
Arterial thrombosis:
Atherosclerosis .
Adrenal Gland .
Aspirin:
ATLS: Primary Survey.

B
Back Pain :
Barrett’s Esophagus:
Bile:
Biotechnology:
Bladder Injuries and Bladder Rupture:
Blood Products.
Blood Products and Transfusion Reactions .
Blood Transfusion .
Brain Death:
Breast .
Breast Anatomy .
Breast Cancer .
Biochemistry .
Burn Management .
Calcium .

C
Cancer .
Cancer Risk Factors:
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:
Carcinogens:
Cardiac Contusion:
Cardiac Surgery .
Cardiogenic Shock:
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) .
Cell Biology:
Cellular Metabolism .
Cervical Cancer: (1)
Charcoal Use in Drug Overdose:
Chest Pain :
Cholangitis:
Cholecystitis .
Chronic Pancreatitis:
Chronic Renal Failure:
Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Venous Stasis Ulcers, Chronic Foot Ulcers .
Cirrhosis: (1)
Coagulation factors :
Coagulation pathways: Intrinsic pathway and Extrinsic pathway:
Colectomy:
Colon cancer (colorectal cancer):
Colorectal Surgery .
Colostomies:
Common Bile Duct:
Compartment Syndrome:
Condyloma Acuminata (Anal Warts):
Contrast Nephropathy:
Coumadin (Warfarin):
Creatinine:
Crohn’s Disease:
– Living with Crohn’s Disease.
Cryoprecipitate:
Cryptorchidism and Undescended Testicles* .

D
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) :
Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP).
Diaphragmatic Injuries:
Diet:
Diverticulitis:
Diverticulosis:
DNA .
Dumping Syndrome:
Duodenal Injuries, Duodenal Perforation, Duodenal Hematoma .

E
End Tidal CO2:
Enterocutaneous Fistulas (Small Bowel Fistulas):
Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) (2)
Esophageal Leiomyomas: (2)
Estrogen :
Ewing’s Sarcoma:

F
Factor V Leiden:
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP):
Family History :
Fasciotomy:
Femur fractures:
Fluid resuscitation:
Fluids: (3)
Fluids and Electrolytes .
Fibromuscular dysplasia :
Fluid Resuscitation:
Focal Nodular Hyperplasia (FNH):

G
Gallbladder:
Gallstone Ileus:
Gastric Cancer (Gastric Adenocarcinoma) :
Gastric Lymphoma: (2)
Gastritis :
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD):
Gastrointestinal Bleeding:
Gastrointestinal Hormones .
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST):
Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS score):
Gleevec (Imitanib): (2)
Glucose

H
Heart Disease :
Hematology .
Hemorrhage :
Hemorrhoids :
Hemothorax :
Heparin:
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia:
Hepatic Adenoma (Liver Adenoma):(1)
Hepatic Artery Thrombisis:
Hepatic Vein Thrombosis:
Hepatitis: (2)
Hepatocellular Carcinoma: (2)
Hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer (HNPCC):
Hernias:
Hiatal Hernias:
Hirschsprung’s Disease .
Hypercalcemia:
Hyperkalemia:
Hypernatremia :
Hyperparathyroidism:
Hypertension .
Hyperthyroidism:
Hypocalcemia:
Hypokalemia:
Hyponatremia:
Hypophosphatemia:
Hypotension:
Hypovolemia:

I
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura)(ITP) .
Ileus:
Ileostomies:
Immunology .
Immunology, Absite Review .
Infections .
Inguinal Hernias .
Inguinal Hernia Repair .
Intraabdominal Abscess and Intraabdominal Infections:
Intraoperative Complications:
Intussusception

K
Kaposi’s Sarcoma: (1)
Keloids and hypertrophic scars:

L
Laparoscopic Appendectomy:
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy :
Leukemia: (1)
Liver .
Liver Trauma, Liver Injury, Liver Laceration .
Liver Abscess: (2)
Liver failure:
Liver Transplantation.
Lung Transplantation:
Lymphatic system and Lymph nodes :
Lymphedema :
Lymph node dissection:
Lymphocytes : (3)
Lymphoma: (3)

M
Macrophages:
Melanoma.
Malrotation and Midgut Volvulus .
MELD score :
Mesenteric Ischemia :
Metabolic Acidosis:
Metabolism .
Metastasis and Metastatic Cancer:
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias (MENI, MENIIa, MENIIb):
Myocardial Infarction:

N
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma: (1)
Numbers in Medicine and Surgery :
Nutrition and Metabolism .

O
Oncogenes :
Oncology .
Orthopedic Surgery .
Osteosarcoma:

P
Parastomal Hernias:
Parathyroid gland:
Pediatric Trauma :
Pelvic Fracture:
Pericardial Tamponade:
Peripheral Vascular Disease .
Pheochromocytoma:
Physiology:
Platelets:
Pneumothorax .
Pneumothorax (Open pneumothorax) .
Pneumothorax (Tension pneumothorax) .
Post Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder (PTLD): (2)
Potassium:
Preoperative Antibiotics:
Proteins and Enzymes .
Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)
PTFE and Dacron Prosthetic Grafts :
Pulmonary Embolism .
Pulmonary Hypertension :

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

S
Sarcomas:
Short gut syndrome (Short bowel syndrome):
Small Intestines (Duodenum, Jejunum, Ileum)
Splenic Trauma, Splenic Injury, and Splenic Rupture .
Small Bowel Obstruction:
Small Bowel Resection:
Small Bowel Tumors and Carcinoid Tumors:
Sphincters:
Splenectomy:
Splenic Vein Thrombosis:
Statistics and Epidemiology in Medicine and Surgery.
Streptococcus:
Stomach.
Succinycholine:
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome (SVC Syndrome):
Surgical Infections .
Surgical Site Infections:
Syncope:

T
T cells : (4)
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) .
Thoracic Surgery .
Thoracotomy :
Thrombocytopenia:
Thromboelastogram (TEG) :
Thrombolytics and Thrombolysis:
Transplant Immunology:
Transplant Rejection:
Transplantation .

U
Unresectable Cancer:
Urology .
Ulcerative colitis:

V
Vagus Nerve:
Varicose veins:
VIPoma .
Vitamins :

W
Wound Healing .
Wuchereria bancrofti and Filariasis :

Z
Zenker’s diverticulum:

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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 .
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
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EXAM STATISTICS
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USMLE QUESTIONS
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BOOKS
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