Neurosurgery Board Review: Questions and Answers for by Cargill H. Alleyne, M. Neil Woodall, Jonathan Stuart Citow

By Cargill H. Alleyne, M. Neil Woodall, Jonathan Stuart Citow

Designed to judge applicants' services and supply path for persevered studying, the yankee Board of Neurological surgical procedure (ABNS) fundamental (written) exam is a required step to reaching board certification within the U.S. The rigorous examination calls for giant training. each one writer brings particular skills to this e-book, from writing prior variants, to reaching the second one optimum examination ranking within the united states, to the insights of a present leader resident. Their project is to aid readers understand the cloth and preserve this information, instead of exclusively striving for the top score.

This crucial board prep assessment mirrors the exam's multiple-choice layout and 7 sections: neurosurgery, scientific neurology, neuroanatomy, neurobiology, neuropathology, neuroradiology, and medical skills/critical care. awarded in a brand new and more advantageous structure, the 3rd variation encompasses the varied advances in neurosurgery because the 2004 variation was once published.

New Key Features:

  • Expanded assurance of endovascular thoughts for the therapy of cerebral aneurysms, the newest complicated imaging applied sciences, and remedy paradigm updates for acute ischemic stroke.
  • More than 1,000 questions with solutions that come with targeted, insightful explanations.
  • High-quality illustrations and great anatomical dissections by way of Albert L. Rhoton Jr., MD, and different masters.

This priceless board assessment may also help neurosurgical citizens arrange completely for the first ABNS examination. it's also priceless for neuroscience citizens focusing on neurology and neuropathology.

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