25. General Surgery

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Wounds that have no gap separating the boundaries (e.g., clean surgical wounds) will undergo “primary healing,” from the apposed edges of the tissue. Wounds that have a large gap (e.g.,…

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24. Biostatistics

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“Lies, damned lies, and statistics with biases.” 24.1 Incidence and Prevalence Incidence Prevalence Definition Number of “new” cases/number of people at risk of acquiring that disease • During a specified…

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17. Ethics

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We hold these truths to be self-evident that all patients are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are autonomy, informed…

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1. Preventive Medicine

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“Treatment without prevention is simply unsustainable.” —Bill Gates 1.1 Types of Prevention 1.2 General Screening Recommendations in Adults Start screening at the following age Patient group Screen for Testing modality…

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