PreTest Surgery USMLE Review by Modality Inc. (iPhone)
Released: Jul 28, 2009
Version: 1.2
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PreTest Surgery USMLE Review

Modality Inc.
** From the only medical developer highlighted by Apple in every WWDC Keynote since 2008 **

Prepare for clerkship exams and the USMLE Step 2 CK with PreTest Surgery USMLE Review. Create personalized quizzes with over 500 USMLE-style questions covering 14 content areas.

Multiple-choice questions include detailed rationales of both correct and incorrect answers, helping students reinforce and supplement information tested by questions.

This application is based on the print product of the same name, PreTest: Surgery, 12th Edition, published in 2009, written by Lillian S. Kao, MD, MS, FACS, and Tammy Lee, MD.

Features include:

● Custom quiz building tools to sort questions by content area, previously answered questions, and quiz length

● Stats tracking to provide overall performance on all 518 questions, and detailed results for each content area to highlight areas requiring further review

● Question timer to help establish pace

● Question browser mode for unscored review of all content sections

● Reference mode to display correct answers immediately for quick review

● Bookmarking to save difficult questions for future study

● Shuffle setting to randomize question order within sections or with all sections

Select questions from 19 content areas, including:

•Pre- and Postoperative Care
•Critical Care: Anesthesiology, Blood Gases, and Respiratory Care
•Skin: Wounds, Infections, and Burns; Hands; Plastic Surgery
•Trauma and Shock
•Transplants, Immunology, and Oncology
•Endocrine Problems and the Breast
•Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver, and Pancreas
•Cardiothoracic Problems
•Peripheral Vascular Problems
•Pediatric Surgery

Create a personalized, convenient USMLE Step 2 CK prep program with PreTest Surgery USMLE Review.

PreTest USMLE Step 2 CK Review series includes:

● PreTest Emergency Medicine USMLE Review
● PreTest Family Medicine USMLE Review
● PreTest Medicine USMLE Review
● PreTest Neurology USMLE Review
● PreTest Pediatrics USMLE Review
● PreTest Psychiatry USMLE Review
● PreTest Obstetrics & Gynecology USMLE Review
● PreTest Surgery USMLE Review


Modality is a premier developer of digital learning, assessment, training and reference applications for Apple iOS devices. In November 2010, Modality was acquired by Epocrates, Inc., (, a leading provider of point-of-care tools and interactive services to healthcare professionals and the healthcare industry.

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Our verdict: Good
  • + PreTest Surgery USMLE Review is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • The app is pricier than similar apps available on the App Store.
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