Chapter 13: General Surgery

11.17.2018 - By USMLE Step 2 Secrets (An InsideTheBoards Podcast)

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This is the General Surgery chapter from USMLE Step 2 Secrets. Content covered in this episode includes:  [0:40]: Question Dissection: A 45 year old female presents with a chief complaint of upper gastric pain 30 minutes following a meal.. [3:44] General surgery chapter of S2S including questions like: - What should you do if you are not sure whether a stable patient has an acute abdomen? - What are the common causes of small bowel obstruction? - List and differentiate the three common types of groin hernias. - What is the most common cause of fever in the first 24 hours after surgery? - How do you recognize and treat an open pneumothorax?  Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Crush Step 1, and many more. Head over to us.elsevierhealth.com/insidetheboards and use the discount code ITB30 at checkout! ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App The Audio Qbank by InsideTheBoards mobile app has both free and premium features and is available on both Android and iOS. To get started, first, create a Boardsinsider Account on our website insidetheboards.com Free Features All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students A monthly offering of high yield content (questions dissections, audio qbank samples) available only on our mobile app. Premium Features Subscribe to an ITB premium account and get additional features Access to 500+ audio optimized board style practice questions in our Audio Qbank. The Step 1 version is powered by Exam Circle and the Step 2 Version is powered by OnlineMedEd. New questions added each month. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 Audio Flashcards (coming soon) Our audio qbank is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time.  Learn more about the Audio Qbank by InsideTheBoards mobile app here InsideTheBoards' Other Podcasts InsideTheBoards: The Original Podcast The flagship podcast from InsideTheBoards' mission is to teach you to "think like a question writer" so you can study smarter, not harder and succeed on the boards. It features high-yield question dissections and interviews with leaders in the medical education world. More than that, its mission is to help students lead better lives inside and outside of medical school, be more confident on their exams, and to encourage balance between their studies and lives. Check it out wherever you listen to podcasts. Or just head over to insidetheboards.com/podcasts.  InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to bit.ly/ITBpodcasts or just click here to listen on Apple Podcasts. We're running a USMLE Step 2 Study Smarter Series in the coming months, covering each of the required clerkships and how to study for the shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 and COMLEX Level 2. The Medical Mnemonist (an InsideTheBoards Podcast) Check out another InsideTheBoards' original podcast on Apple Podcasts or, for cross platform, on Podbean. This one is focused on accelerated learning techniques and study hacks. Check out all of ITB's Podcasts on our BRAND NEW Website InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners, collaborators, and guests fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies.
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