BRS Pharmacology Flash Cards

  • Filename: brs-pharmacology-flash-cards.
  • ISBN: 0781747961
  • Release Date: 2004-02-01
  • Number of pages: 518
  • Author: Sandra Kim
  • Publisher: International Monetary Fund



Compilation of critical facts designed to direct the user's focus to a notable clinical picture or a characteristic unique to a particular drug or drug class.

Pharmacology

  • Filename: pharmacology.
  • ISBN: 0781780748
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 372
  • Author: Gary C. Rosenfeld
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This concise review of medical pharmacology is designed for medical students, dental students, and others in the health care professions. It is intended primarily to help students prepare for licensing examinations such as the USMLE Step 1 or similar examinations. Each chapter presents specific drugs and discusses their general properties, mechanism of action, pharmacologic effects, therapeutic uses, and adverse effects. Drug lists and two-color tables and figures summarize essential drug information in all chapters. Clinically oriented USMLE-style review questions and answers with explanations follow each chapter. A comprehensive examination consisting of USMLE-style questions appears at the end of the book.

Pharmacology

  • Filename: pharmacology.
  • ISBN: 1451175353
  • Release Date: 2013-08-01
  • Number of pages: 376
  • Author: Gary C. Rosenfeld
  • Publisher:



BRS Pharmacology is designed for medical students, dental students, and other students preparing to enter the health care professions. It is intended primarily to help students prepare for licensing examinations, such as the USMLE, but can be used for course review or as a supplementary text. This book presents succint descriptions of how drugs act on the major body systems, providing readers with vital information without overloading them with extraneous details. Written with a body systems approach, the book begins with a chapter devoted to the general principles of drug mechanisms, and continues with chapters that detail how drugs act on the major body systems. Other chapters discuss numerous popular drugs, like autocoids, ergots, anti-inflammatory drugs, and immunosuppresive agents. Readers will also learn about drugs used to treat anemia, disorders of hemostatis, infectious diseases, and cancer. Additionally, the text covers pharmacological principles associated with toxicology.

Pathology

  • Filename: pathology.
  • ISBN: 1451188897
  • Release Date: 2013-08-01
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Arthur S. Schneider
  • Publisher:



This revised fifth edition is an excellent pathology review for students preparing for the USMLE Step 1 and course examinations. Written in the popular Board Review Series outline format, this text covers general and basic pathology, major concepts of disease processes, and systemic pathology that surveys the principal disorders of each organ system through concise descriptions and full-color illustrations. USMLE-style questions at the end of each chapter emphasize board-relevant information and allow for self-testing to confirm strengths and uncover areas of weakness. Plus, the comprehensive exam at the end of the book is a great prep tool for the actual exam!

Neuroanatomy

  • Filename: neuroanatomy.
  • ISBN: 0781772451
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 383
  • Author: James D. Fix
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Designed primarily for medical and dental students preparing for the USMLE Step 1 and other examinations, this book presents the essentials of human neuroanatomy in a succinct outline format with abundant illustrations. Over 600 USMLE-style questions with complete answers and explanations are included, some at the end of each chapter and some in an end-of-book Comprehensive Examination. This edition uses color to delineate neuroanatomical pathways and highlight clinical correlations. New clinical MRI and MRA images have been added. Questions follow the clinical vignette-based format of the current USMLE. A companion Website on thePoint offers instant access to the complete, fully searchable text and all questions from the book.

Physiology

  • Filename: physiology.
  • ISBN: 9781437722246
  • Release Date: 2009-12-04
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author: Linda S. Costanzo
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Physiology is a comprehensive presentation of core physiologic concepts with a focus on mechanisms. Renowned physiology instructor Linda S. Costanzo covers important concepts in the field, both at the organ system and cellular levels. Easy to read and user-friendly, the revised fourth edition stresses essential and relevant content with absolute clarity and includes concise step-by-step explanations complemented by numerous tables and abundant illustrations. It provides information on the underlying principles of cellular physiology, the autonomic nervous system, and neurophysiology, as well as the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, acid-base, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive organ systems. This book is ideal as both a textbook and as a review guide for the boards. Provides step-by-step explanations and easy-to-follow diagrams clearly depicting physiologic principles. Integrates equations and sample problems throughout the text. Presents chapter summaries for quick overviews of important points. Contains boxed Clinical Physiology Cases to provide you with more clinical examples and a more thorough understanding of application. Provides questions at the end of each chapter for an extensive review of the material and to reinforce your understanding and retention. Offers a full-color design and all full-color illustrations throughout. Features increased coverage of pathophysiology in the neurophysiology, gastrointestinal, renal, acid-base, and endocrine chapters to emphasize this important component of the USMLE exam. Incorporates further practice in solving physiology equations through the inclusion of additional problem-solving questions throughout the text.

Behavioral Science

  • Filename: behavioral-science.
  • ISBN: 0781782570
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 318
  • Author: Barbara Fadem
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



The Board Review Series (BRS) is aimed at providing basic knowledge as it relates to clinical situations and is used primarily by medical students studying for the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE). BRS Behavioral Science, Fifth Edition covers material on this subject that is addressed on USMLE Step 1, written in outline format to provide an efficient method of studying behavioral science for USMLE. The book includes at least 500 USMLE-style questions with accompanying annotated answers. An exam follows each chapter and a Comprehensive Exam is included at the end of the book. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an interactive question bank.

Embryology

  • Filename: embryology.
  • ISBN: 9781605479019
  • Release Date: 2010-04-01
  • Number of pages: 310
  • Author: Ronald W. Dudek
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



"BRS Embryology" is a succinct outline-format review for USMLE and course exams, with review questions at the end of each chapter and a comprehensive USMLE-style examination at the end of the book. This edition includes new, additional USMLE-style questions.

BRS Microbiology Flash Cards

  • Filename: brs-microbiology-flash-cards.
  • ISBN: 078174427X
  • Release Date: 2003-06-01
  • Number of pages: 250
  • Author: Todd Swanson
  • Publisher:



A compilation of critical facts. These cards are designed to cover the salient aspects of microbial pathogens and to accentuate the major clinically significant pathogens.

BRS Pathology Flash Cards

  • Filename: brs-pathology-flash-cards.
  • ISBN: 0781737109
  • Release Date: 2002
  • Number of pages: 506
  • Author: Todd A. Swanson
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Intended to accompany the new edition of BRS Pathology, these 800 blac k and white flash cards serve to assist in active memorization of majo r diseases and conditions for each organ system. Topics covered for ea ch organ system include basics of clinical manifestation, symptoms, as sociations, genetic etiology, and basic science mechanisms of disease. The cards also contain brief explanations of pathological findings wh ere applicable. Design icons identify the different organ systems repr esented in the cards. They are an excellent study tool for course or U SMLE review.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

  • Filename: biochemistry-and-molecular-biology.
  • ISBN: 078178624X
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 484
  • Author: Todd A. Swanson
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



BRS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Fourth Edition is an updated revision of a bestselling review, with an increased clinical focus, expanded molecular biology material, and several completely new chapters. The book outlines the important facts and concepts tested on the USMLE, within the context of physiologic functioning of the human body. Each chapter begins with a summary and ends with a high-yield summary to consolidate the material, so students can cover topics in a shorter time. Clinical vignette USMLE-style review questions, answers, and explanations appear after each chapter and in a comprehensive end-of-book exam. All the question material is also available online for electronic practice.

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Genetics

  • Filename: biochemistry-molecular-biology-and-genetics.
  • ISBN: 1451175361
  • Release Date: 2013-08-22
  • Number of pages: 449
  • Author: Michael Lieberman
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



BRS Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics is an excellent aid for USMLE Step 1 preparation and for coursework in biochemistry, molecular biology, and genetics. Fully updated for its sixth edition, chapters are written in an outline format and include pedagogical features such as bolded key words, figures, tables, algorithms, and highlighted clinical correlates. USMLE-style questions and answers follow each chapter and a comprehensive exam appears at the end of the book.

Pediatrics

  • Filename: pediatrics.
  • ISBN: 0781721296
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 649
  • Author: Lloyd J. Brown
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This volume of the Board Review Series offers students a strong foundation for subsequent learning in both primary care and subspecialty pediatrics. BRS Pediatrics presents a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of pediatrics and detailed information for the pediatric subinternships and pediatric subspecialty rotations. Case-based review tests simulating USMLE Step 2 questions appear at the end of each chapter, with explanations for correct and incorrect responses. A comprehensive 100-question examination appears at the end of the book. BRS Pediatrics is an indispensable resource for the pediatric rotation, the end of rotation exam, and the USMLE Step 2.

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