TSRA is pleased to offer TSRA Clinical Scenarios in Cardiothoracic Surgery. This important resource completes the logical continuum of resident education aimed at the application of decision-making, surgical technique, and knowledge towards different clinical case scenarios. The goal of TSRA Clinical Scenarios in Cardiothoracic Surgery is to review common, high-yield, and important scenarios that may surface during the course of a cardiothoracic surgeon’s practice in congenital, thoracic, or adult cardiac surgery. Like other TSRA projects, TSRA Clinical Scenarios in Cardiothoracic Surgery was written by residents for residents. TSRA strives to maintain a high level of accuracy and clinical relevance, and as such, the Clinical Scenarios included four layers of peer review. Each chapter was meticulously reviewed by an established faculty member, a section editor, and two main editors. The book contains over 75 chapters authored by over 50 residents and faculty from across the U.S.
Contents of the book are organized into three major surgical sections: General Thoracic, Adult Cardiac, and Congenital Cardiac. Each chapter contains 10 sections designed to emulate possible conversation during the workup and treatment of a given patient: concept; chief complaint; differential, history &amp; physical; tests; index scenario; treatment/management; operative steps; potential questions/alternative scenarios; and pearls/pitfalls.
TSRA Clinical Scenarios in Cardiothoracic Surgery is available in the following formats:
1. As a print book on Amazon.com.
2. As an e-book for Kindle on Amazon.com.
3. As an iPad and iPhone app through iTunes. The app has several unique features that transform the book into an interactive document. Users will have the option of posting Notes, Critiques, and Additional Scenarios that will be seen by others with the app. TSRA hopes this feature will promote the active exchange of ideas on managing complex scenarios.
TSRA hopes this resource expands your current knowledge base and enhances your learning experience.