Celebrated by medical students for over a decade, Kaplan’s pocket-sized Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes is the highest-yield surgery review for the the shelf and USMLE Step 2 CK exams.
Designed for portable prep, Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes fits perfectly in your lab coat so you can refresh your knowledge in between cases.
The Best Review
Concise high-yield review of core surgery material
180 up-to-date vignettes for self-testing
15 brief essays examining selected diagnostic and therapeutic tools from a surgical perspective
NEW essay topics: intravenous fluid therapy, surgical infections, and fluid needs in children
NEW illustrated chapter on bariatric surgery
NEW introduction with guidance for addressing regional variations in medical practice on National Board questions
Revised and fully up-to-date content from distinguished surgery instructor Dr. Carlos Pestana
For over a decade, Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes has helped med students excel on the surgery shelf exam and USMLE Step 2 CK