First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship

First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship Author Matthew S. Kaufman
ISBN-10 0071643087
Release 2009-03-30
Pages 490
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Market: Osteopathic medical students (25,000), IMGs (20,000/yr), foreign medical students in required surgery clerkships, PA students Contains more vignettes, ward tips, and exam tips than previous edition Accessible format targets just the information need to know to excel Tear-out cards with key information add an extra dimension to student preparation



First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship  Third Edition Author Latha Ganti
ISBN-10 9780071842105
Release 2016-10-22
Pages 560
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The student-to-student, step-by-step guide to surgery clerkship success – now in full color! There is no better way for medical students to ace the surgery clerkship exam and impress on the wards than First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship. Completely updated throughout with a new full-color presentation, the Third Edition includes a guide to excelling in the clerkship, a high-yield review of core material, common exam and "pimp" questions, a section of "classifieds" including scholarship opportunities, and integrated flashcards. · Market: Medical students in required surgery rotations (18,500/year), physician assistant students in surgery rotations · Detailed what-to-study and what you must-know advice from clerkship veterans helps you ace the surgery clerkship exam and impress on the wards · Frequently-tested high-yield facts and mnemonics maximize your study time · “Exam Tips” reinforce concepts you need to know on exam day · “Ward Tips” prepare you for common “pimp” questions · “Classifieds” highlight extracurricular opportunities and scholarships



First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship

First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship Author Latha G. Stead
ISBN-10 0071364226
Release 2003
Pages 529
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The best student-to-student, high-yield books for the clerkships and shelf exams. A must-have for the USMLE Step 2. This series follows the successful First Aid format to present information relevant to particular clerkships. Each book will be divided into three sections following the "First Aid for the Clinical Clerkship" series format. Section 1, "How to Succeed in the Clerkship and Impress on the Wards," gives medical students tips on how to survive the clerkship and do well on the shelf exam. Section 2, "High-Yield Topics," covers each core topic students need to know. The third and final section, "Classified," offers overviews of appropriate web sites accessible to medical students and notes opportunities (such as scholarships) for students interested in pursuing careers in the particular topic of that book. The last page of each book includes two tear-out pocket cards, which highlight important concepts in a pocket-ready format.



First Aid for the Medicine Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Medicine Clerkship  Third Edition Author Matthew S. Kaufman
ISBN-10 0071635572
Release 2010-08-02
Pages 420
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The internal medicine clerkship survival guide, from the publishers of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 Written by students who excelled on their clerkship First Aid for the Medicine Clerkship is a high-yield review of the clerkship's core competencies presented in the trusted First Aid format. You will find hundreds of recently-tested topics from shelf exams and the USMLE Step 2 CK along with mnemonics, typical scenario boxes, insider tips, margin notes to enhance exam and wards performance, a "classifieds" section with scholarship and award opportunities, and NEW mini-cases. Features High-yield yet comprehensive review of the most essential topics focuses study. NEW: integrated mini-cases add clinical relevance and prepare students for questions they will see on the exam Exam tips and wards tips help you shine on the shelf exam and impress attendings Written by students who aced the clerkship and based on the clerkship's core competencies Edited and reviewed by internal medicine faculty High-yield review of the clerkship's core competencies in the relied-upon First Aid series format The content you need to excel on the clerkship: Section I: How to Succeed in the Medicine Clerkship; Section II: Database of High-Yield Facts: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Hematology-Oncology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology and Acid-Base Disorders, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Neurology, Dermatology, Health Maintenance and Evidence-Based Medicine, Section III: Classified, Index



First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship  Third Edition Author Latha Ganti
ISBN-10 0071741305
Release 2011-04-08
Pages 537
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The emergency medicine clerkship survival guide in the super-effective First Aid format Written by students who just completed their clerkship First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship is a comprehensive high-yield review based on the clerkship's core competencies. Written by students who just completed their clerkship and reviewed by faculty to ensure relevance and accuracy, the book covers everything students must know to do well in the ED and ace the emergency medicine shelf exam. New features include mini-cases integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions and 8 pages of full color images. Features Hundreds of frequently tested high-yield facts from emergency medicine in-service exams, shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2 give you the edge on exam day Mnemonics, diagrams, and illustrations help you recall must-know concepts Insider tips for outstanding performance from students who excelled Ward Tips arm you with answers to common "pimp" questions Classifieds direct you to high-yield websites, scholarships, and extracurricular activities and publishing opportunities Typical Scenario and Exam Tip study boxes prepare you for exam questions NEW mini-cases highlight classic patient presentations and frequently tested cases The content you need to excel on the clerkship: Section I: How to Succeed in the EM Clerkship; Section II: High-Yield Facts; Resuscitation; Diagnostics; Trauma; Neurologic Emergencies; Head and Neck Emergencies; Respiratory Emergencies; Cardiovascular Emergencies; GI Emergencies; Renal and GU Emergencies; Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies; Gynecologic Emergencies; OB Emergencies; Musculoskeletal Emergencies; Endocrine Emergencies; Dermatologic Emergencies; Procedures; Emergency Toxicology; Environmental Emergencies; Ethics, Medico-legal Issues, and EBM; Section III: Classified



First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship Second Edition

First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship  Second Edition Author Latha Stead
ISBN-10 0071448721
Release 2005-03-14
Pages 184
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4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW "This is probably the best overall review book for medical students doing a psychiatry rotation. Its organization and thoroughness are unsurpassed, putting it above similar review books. Students who thoroughly read this book should have no trouble successfully completing their psychiatry clerkship and passing the shelf exam. As course director for the core psychiatry clerkship at my institution, I will recommend this book to students."--Doody's Review Service STUDENT-TO-STUDENT GUIDE • Discover med students’ “secret weapon” for the clerkship • Impress on the wards and succeed in the clerkship • Get answers to shelf-exam questions from students who passed • Remember the essentials with high-yield topics, mnemonics, and pocket-sized reminders • Apply the First Aid formula for clerkship success! INSIDER’S GUIDE TO PSYCHIATRY CLERKSHIP SUCCESS • The only student-to-student, step-by-step guide to clerkship success • Hundreds of recently tested high-yield topics from shelf exams and the USMLE Step 2 • Exam, Wards, and Typical Scenario boxes for last-minute review • Insider tips for outstanding performance on the wards and exams • "Classifieds" section does the research for you, featuring high-yield websites and top extracurricular opportunities and scholarships • Bonus: Pocket-sized tear-out cards with essential wards information!



First Aid for the Medicine Clerkship Second Edition

First Aid for the   Medicine Clerkship  Second Edition Author Latha Stead
ISBN-10 0071448756
Release 2005-09-15
Pages 416
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An Insider's Guide that Provides the Information You Need to Impress on the Wards and Succeed in the Clerkship! The only student-to-student, step-by-step guide to clerkship success Hundreds of recently tested high-yield topics from shelf exams and the USMLE Step 2 Exam, Wards, and Typical Scenario boxes for last-minute review Insider tips for outstanding performance on the wards and exams "Classifieds" do the research for you, featuring high-yield websites and top extracurricular opportunities and scholarships Bonus: Pocket-sized tear-out cards with essential wards information! Online Reviews of the First Edition: ***** [five stars] "All my attendings and residents during my medicine clerkship commented that my fund of knowledge was excellent. Everyone gave me honors, and it was literally all because of this book ... GET THIS BOOK!" **** [four stars] "... Highly distilled, has quick easy-to-read facts/pearls, and leaves out the crud. I lost mine but I am constantly wanting to go back and review it. I may just buy it again, even though I am done with my Medicine rotation and I am pursuing Surgery." ***** [five stars] "Gives you the key facts about many diseases ... information that will help you answer questions during rounds and on exams ... It's easy to get through, which is important since there's so much to learn during the Internal Medicine rotation (and not enough time!)" ***** [five stars] "Perfect for MSIIIs starting their IM Clerkship; it is also great for Step 2 review and the Medicine Shelf."



First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship  Third Edition Author Latha Ganti
ISBN-10 0071712992
Release 2010-10-22
Pages 607
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The pediatrics clerkship survival guide written by students who aced the clerkship. This powerful review for the pediatrics clerkship provides medical students taking required rotations with a single, concise, high-yield resource for excelling on the boards and wards. Hundreds of high-yield facts--written by students and based on the clerkship's core competencies--review everything students need to know for the clerkship. Margin notes highlight common exam and "pimp" questions to really help students shine. New to this edition, mini-cases are integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions. A section of "classifieds" include scholarship and award opportunities. A new color insert contains 4 pages of full color images to amplify the text. Features High-yield yet comprehensive review for the pediatrics clerkship based on the clerkship's core competencies Written by students who just completed the clerkship NEW: Integrated mini-cases add clinical relevance and prepare students for questions they will see on the shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 CK Exam tips and wards tips in the margins help students shine Edited by a pediatrician and reviewed by top faculty to ensure relevance and accuracy The content you need to excel on the pediatric clerkship: Section I: How to Succeed in the Pediatrics Clerkship; Section II: High-Yield Facts, Gestation and Birth, Prematurity, Growth and Development, Nutrition, Health Supervision and Prevention of Injury and Illness in the Well Child, Congenital Malformations and Chromosomal, Anomalies, Metabolic Disease, Immunologic Disease, ID, GI Disease, Respiratory Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Renal, Gynecologic, and Urinary Disease, Hematologic Disease, Endocrine Disease, Neurologic Disease, ENT, Musculoskeletal Disease, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Section III: Awards and Opportunities, Color Image Section



First Aid for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship  Third Edition Author Matthew S. Kaufman
ISBN-10 9780071664097
Release 2010-12-22
Pages 320
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The obstetrics and gynecology clerkship survival guide from the publishers of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 This powerful review for the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship provides medical students taking required rotations with a single, concise, high-yield resource for excelling on the boards and wards. Hundreds of high-yield facts based on the clerkship's core competencies review everything students need to know for the clerkship. Margin notes highlight common exam and "pimp" questions to really help students shine. New to this edition, mini-cases are integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions. Four new chapters cover twinning, cervical dysplasia/HPV vaccine, breast disease, and women's health maintenance. A section of "classifieds" include scholarship and award opportunities. Features High-yield yet comprehensive review of the most essential topics focuses study NEW integrated mini-cases add clinical relevance and prepare students for questions they will see on the exam Includes 4 NEW chapters Exam tips and wards tips help students shine on the shelf exam and impress attendings Written by students who aced the clerkship and based on the clerkship's core competencies Edited and reviewed by ob/gyn faculty Content you need to excel on the clerkship: Section I. Tips for the Ob/Gyn Clerkship; Section II. High-Yield Facts in Obstetrics; Normal Anatomy, Diagnosis of Pregnancy, Physiology of Pregnancy, Antepartum, Intrapartum, Postpartum, Medical Conditions in Pregnancy, Complications of Pregnancy, Infections in Pregnancy, Twins, Abortions and Fetal Demise, Ectopic Pregnancy, Section III. High-Yield Facts in Gynecology; Contraception, Menstruation, Premenstrual Syndrome/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Infertility, Amenorrhea, Hyperandrogenism, Hyperprolactemia/Galactorrhea, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Pelvic Pain, Endometriosis/Adenomyosis, Cervical Dysplasia/HPV Vaccine, Cervical Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Vulvar Dysplasia and Cancer, Vulvar Dystrophies, Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia, Sexually Transmitted Infections/Vaginitis, Breast Disease, Womens’ Health Maintenance, Menopause, Pelvic Relaxation, Urinary Incontinence, Section IV. Classified, Opportunities for Medical Students, Web sites of Interest



First Aid for the Wards Fifth Edition

First Aid for the Wards  Fifth Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071772648
Release 2012-11-22
Pages 524
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THE ULTIMATE PRIMER FOR THE CORE CLERKSHIPS, NOW IN FULL COLOR! Everything you need to know to score strong clerkship evaluations Preparation for every core rotation: medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, neurology, psychiatry, and emergency medicine Answers to commonly asked "pimp" questions Hundreds of full-color illustrations clarify essential concepts and improve retention Advice on presenting cases to attendings How-to guides for common procedures High-yield facts on the diagnosis and treatment of common diseases Sample patient notes, clipboard and note-card patient templates Updated student ratings of popular clinical handbooks, review books, reference texts, and electronic products A STUDENT-TO-STUDENT GUIDE TO THE FUNDAMENTALS OF SURVIVING THE WARDS--DON'T START THE CLINICAL YEARS WITHOUT READING THIS BOOK! APPLY THE PROVEN FIRST AID FORMULA FOR CLERKSHIP SUCCESS!



First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship  Third Edition Author Latha Stead
ISBN-10 0071664033
Release 2010-10-05
Pages 607
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The pediatrics clerkship survival guide written by students who aced the clerkship. This powerful review for the pediatrics clerkship provides medical students taking required rotations with a single, concise, high-yield resource for excelling on the boards and wards. Hundreds of high-yield facts--written by students and based on the clerkship's core competencies--review everything students need to know for the clerkship. Margin notes highlight common exam and "pimp" questions to really help students shine. New to this edition, mini-cases are integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions. A section of "classifieds" include scholarship and award opportunities. A new color insert contains 4 pages of full color images to amplify the text. Features High-yield yet comprehensive review for the pediatrics clerkship based on the clerkship's core competencies Written by students who just completed the clerkship NEW: Integrated mini-cases add clinical relevance and prepare students for questions they will see on the shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 CK Exam tips and wards tips in the margins help students shine Edited by a pediatrician and reviewed by top faculty to ensure relevance and accuracy The content you need to excel on the pediatric clerkship: Section I: How to Succeed in the Pediatrics Clerkship; Section II: High-Yield Facts, Gestation and Birth, Prematurity, Growth and Development, Nutrition, Health Supervision and Prevention of Injury and Illness in the Well Child, Congenital Malformations and Chromosomal, Anomalies, Metabolic Disease, Immunologic Disease, ID, GI Disease, Respiratory Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Renal, Gynecologic, and Urinary Disease, Hematologic Disease, Endocrine Disease, Neurologic Disease, ENT, Musculoskeletal Disease, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Section III: Awards and Opportunities, Color Image Section



Step Up to Surgery

Step Up to Surgery Author Stanley Zaslau
ISBN-10 9781451187632
Release 2014
Pages 426
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Step-Up to Surgery is an effective high-yield review of general and subspecialty surgery, written specifically for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students in their surgery clerkship/rotation. Step-Up to Surgery packs clinical pearls, illustrations, and “Quick Hits” in a single, ingenious tool, tailoring each element for immediate content absorption and faster, more efficient review. This review book gives you exactly what you need to prepare for the surgery clerkship, accompanying shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2! NEW Features for this edition: • Full-color, updated interior design brings the content to you in a memorable style. • Full-color, updated figures illustrate concepts when a picture says it best. CLASSIC Student approved features: • Complete coverage of key surgery topics ensures that you are test-ready and prepared on the wards! • Quick Hits in the margins highlight highly testable topics—just see how the sparks fly at test time! • Clinical Pearls help you “file away” clinical medicine connections for handy retrieval at test time! • Bold terms highlight key terminology for added emphasis! BONUS Material and study resources: • NEW! 100 USMLE-style questions in the book and online, so you can study anytime, anywhere!



Abernathy s Surgical Secrets

Abernathy s Surgical Secrets Author Alden H. Harken
ISBN-10 9780323074759
Release 2008-12-22
Pages 534
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The new edition of this leading volume in the Secrets Series® offers the very latest overview of surgical practice. A two-color page layout, question-and-answer approach, and a list of the “Top 100 Secrets in surgery gives you the perfect concise board review or handy clinical reference, while updated coverage throughout equips you with all of the most current and essential knowledge in the field. Valuable pearls, tips, and memory aids make this the perfect resource for a fast surgical review or reference. Uses bulleted lists, tables, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference. Includes pearls, tips, and memory aids, making it perfect as a handy surgical review for board exams or clinical reference. Covers all of today’s most common surgical procedures and techniques. Presents a “Controversies section in many chapters that highlights the pros and cons of selected procedures and approaches. Features a compact trim size for enhanced portability. Features revisions throughout to provide you with an up-to-date overview of today’s surgical care and practice. Includes new chapters on mechanical ventilation, bariatric surgery, adrenal incidentaloma, mechanical circulatory support, and professionalism, to keep you current.



Surgery

Surgery Author Christian de Virgilio
ISBN-10 9781493917266
Release 2015-01-10
Pages 723
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Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of surgical diseases in one easy to use reference that combines multiple teaching formats. The book begins using a case based approach. The cases presented cover the diseases most commonly encountered on a surgical rotation. The cases are designed to provide the reader with the classic findings on history and physical examination. The case presentation is followed by a series of short questions and answers, designed to provide further understanding of the important aspects of the history, physical examination, differential diagnosis, diagnostic work-up and management, as well as questions that may arise on surgical rounds. Key figures and tables visually reinforce the important elements of the disease process. A brief algorithmic flow chart is provided so the reader can quickly understand the optimal management approach. Two additional special sections further strengthen the student’s comprehension. The first section covers areas of controversy in the diagnosis or management of each disease, and another section discusses pitfalls to avoid, where the inexperienced clinician might get in trouble. The text concludes with a series of multiple choice questions in a surgery shelf/USMLE format with robust explanations. Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review is based on 20 years of Socratic medical student teaching by a nine-time Golden Apple teaching awardee from the UCLA School of Medicine and will be of great utility for medical students when they rotate on surgery, interns, physician assistant students, nursing students and nurse practitioner students.



First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS Third Edition

First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS  Third Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071629133
Release 2009-08-24
Pages 416
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Trust the #1 selling USMLE Step 2 CS review book for the most thorough, score-boosting exam preparation possible! A Doody's Core Title for 2011! The best USMLE Step 2 CS review got just got even better! The third edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS has been updated based on feedback from US and international medical student test takers. This student-to-student guide thoroughly prepares you for frequently tested cases, including telephone exams, to ensure CS success. 41 full-length practice cases that simulate the real exam – including all new pediatric and telephone interviews as well as suggested closing statements for each case A revised and expanded set of minicases representing common complaints designed to help you rapidly develop a set of differential diagnoses Time management advice to maximize your clinical encounters Step-by-step strategies for interacting with standardized patients, including “difficult patients” Detailed descriptions of high-yield physical exam maneuvers that will win you points without costing time Proven study and exam strategies from students who passed



Dr Pestana s Surgery Notes

Dr  Pestana s Surgery Notes Author Carlos Pestana
ISBN-10 9781506208541
Release 2017-04-04
Pages 256
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Celebrated by medical students for over a decade and meticulously updated, Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes is the highest-yield surgery review for the shelf and USMLE Step 2 CK exams. Surgical clerkship allows senior medical students to develop clinical skills and gain a better understanding of surgical disease while caring for patients. But time in the wards is limited, and clerkship covers only a tiny sample of the surgical universe. Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards, by distinguished surgery instructor Dr. Carlos Pestana, contains the surgery knowledge you need to excel on the surgery shelf exam and USMLE Step 2 CK. * Concise high-yield review of core surgery material * 180 vignettes for self-testing, now even more challenging and exam-like * 10 brief essays providing a surgical perspective on selected tools from the diagnostic and therapeutic armamentarium * Used and trusted by med students for over a decade * Revised and fully up-to-date * Pocket-sized to carry with you in the wards Kaplan regularly reviews and revises content to ensure that we are providing the most up-to-date prep, realistic practice materials, and the most current test information.



Surgical Recall

Surgical Recall Author Lorne H. Blackbourne
ISBN-10 9781451176414
Release 2011-11-11
Pages 824
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Now in its Sixth Edition, Surgical Recall allows for rapid-fire review of surgical clerkship material for third- or fourth-year medical students preparing for the USMLE and shelf exams. Written in a concise question-and-answer format—double-column, question on the left, answer on the right—Surgical Recall addresses both general surgery and surgical subspecialties. Students on rotation or being PIMPed can quickly refer to Surgical Recall for accurate and on-the-spot answers. The book includes survival tactics and tips for success on the boards and wards as well as key information for those new to the surgical suite.