First Aid for the Wards Fifth Edition

  • Filename: first-aid-for-the-wards-fifth-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780071772648
  • Release Date: 2012-11-22
  • Number of pages: 524
  • Author: Tao Le
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



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 Match Fifth Edition

  • Filename: first-aid-for-the-match-fifth-edition.
  • ISBN: 0071736352
  • Release Date: 2010-07-28
  • Number of pages: 329
  • Author: Tao Le
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Make or break advice on getting into the residency program of your choice Written by medical students who recently completed the match process First Aid for the Match is a insider's guide to preparing for and succeeding in the match process. The fifth edition features a new, two-color interior design, the latest statistics and advice on matching in each specialty and major sub-specialty, advice on preparing for the 4th year of medical school, and special considerations for IMGs and residents with young families. A chapter on what to do if you don't match ("the scramble") is also included. Chapters on polishing your CV and writing stellar application essays, plus tips on "wowing" them during the interview, will help you map your career path and plan appropriately for success. Features Statistics and advice on matching in all major specialties and now--NEW!--major sub-specialties Includes perspectives by residents/fellows about each sub-specialty and why/how they chose it, what their thought process was in choosing it, the attractions and challenges of the field, the future of the field, etc. Application and interview tips, including expanded section on interview questions to include more questions for all interviews, as well as for each specialty. Added examples of difficult or unexpected questions and examples of good ways to think about answering certain questions and things to avoid saying Exapnded section of CVs and high-impact personal statements with real examples and advice on what not to do. Advice for international medical graduates and residents with young families Advice on travelling to interviews, with new ideas and tips for travel/lodging, and useful websites Comprehensive guide to the match and planning for match success. Although some information is available on the internet (some not reliable), this book gathers it all in one place and adds valuable insider information and advice. The content you need to get the match you want: The Match, Setting Up The Fourth Year, Choosing and Matching in Your Specialty, Weighing Your Options, What If I Can't Decide?; Your Specialty and the Match, Transitional-Year Program, Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Internal Medicine & Medical Sub-Specialties, Med-Peds, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics & Pediatric Sub-Specialties, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Surgery & Surgical Sub-Specialties, Urology, IMGs and the Match Process, Getting Residency Information and Applications, The Application, The CV, The Personal Statement, Gearing Up For Interviews, Interview Day, The Rank List and Match Day, After The Match, Appendix A: Worksheets for Application Requirements, Appendix B: Program Evaluation Worksheet, Appendix C: Recommended Resources, About the Authors

First Aid for the Wards

  • Filename: first-aid-for-the-wards.
  • ISBN: 0838525954
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 302
  • Author:
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange



"First Aid for the Wards draws on the advice and experiences of medical students who were successful on the wards. These "secrets of success" help ease the transition from the controlled environment of the classroom to the fast-paced and active world of the hospital wards. An indispensable guide for wards students, First Aid for the Wards provides descriptions of daily responsibilities on each core rotation as well as commonly used resources for wards survival."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship Third Edition

  • Filename: first-aid-for-the-psychiatry-clerkship-third-edition.
  • ISBN: 0071741291
  • Release Date: 2011-02-22
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Latha Ganti
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



A high-yield insider's guide to the psychiatry clerkship in the super-effective First Aid format 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW (of previous edition) "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 First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship gives you the core information needed to impress on the wards and pass the psychiatry clerkship exam. Written by students who know what it takes to succeed, and based on the national guidelines for the psychiatry clerkship, the book is filled with mnemonics, ward and exam tips, tables, clinical images, algorithms, and newly added mini-cases. Features Completely revised based on the psychiatry clerkship's core competencies Written by medical students who passed and reviewed by faculty for accuracy NEW integrated mini-cases illustrate classic patient presentations and/or commonly tested scenarios NEW illustrations and management algorithms Updated throughout with enhanced sections on medications, depression/anxiety, and child psychiatry Helps students hone in on the most important concepts for the clerkship and the exam The content you need to ace the clerkship: Section I: How to Succeed in the Psychiatry Clerkship Section II: High-Yield Facts; Examination and Diagnosis; Psychotic Disorders; Mood Disorders; Anxiety and Adjustment Disorders; Personality Disorders; Substance-Related Disorders; Cognitive Disorders; Geriatric Disorders; Psychiatric Disorders in Children; Dissociative Disorders; Somataform and Factitious Disorders; Impulse Control Disorders; Eating Disordes; Disorders; Sleep Disorders; Sexual Disorders; Psychtherapies; Psychopharmacology; Legal Issues; Section III: Awards and Opportunities.

First Aid Radiology for the Wards

  • Filename: first-aid-radiology-for-the-wards.
  • ISBN: 0071643079
  • Release Date: 2008-11-03
  • Number of pages: 271
  • Author: Latha Ganti
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



The Student-to-Student, Step-by-Step Guide to Radiology Clerkship Success This survival guide for the radiology wards teaches you how to read and present normal and abnormal x-rays, CTs, and MRIs for the most commonly seen diseases and disorders. You'll find 150 radiologic images divided by modality, clear guidelines on when to order a specific modality and how to read the results, and illustrations of classic results of important conditions. Detailed advice from radiology clerkship veterans help you: Prepare for and take the test Perform a basic study Determine if a film is adequate Present each study on the ward Spot the strengths and weaknesses of studies Recognize basic anatomical structures Identify abnormal conditions INSIDER’S GUIDE TO HONING RADIOLOGY SKILLS FOR EVERY CLERKSHIP The only student-to-student, step-by-step guide to interpreting and presenting radiology studies Detailed how-to-succeed and what-to-study guidance from clerkship vets 75 radiology images of the most commonly seen disorders illustrate each modality and detail Illustrates normal as well as abnormal results Classic results of important conditions often seen on the wards and tested on the USMLE Step 2CK Clear guidelines on when to order a specific modality and how to read the results “Classifieds” feature high-yield websites, top extracurricular opportunities, and scholarships Tear-out cards with essential radiology concepts in pocket-ready format A STUDENT-TO-STUDENT GUIDE Discover med students’ “secret weapon” Impress on the wards and succeed in the clerkships Save time with high-yield topics, important radiology images, and pocket-ready reminders The first book to describe how to read radiographic films for the most commonly seen disorders Apply the First Aid formula for clerkship success!

First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship Third Edition

  • Filename: first-aid-for-the-pediatrics-clerkship-third-edition.
  • ISBN: 0071712992
  • Release Date: 2010-10-22
  • Number of pages: 607
  • Author: Latha Ganti
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



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 USMLE Step 2 CS Third Edition

  • Filename: first-aid-for-the-usmle-step-2-cs-third-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780071629133
  • Release Date: 2009-08-24
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Tao Le
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



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

First Aid for the Medicine Clerkship Third Edition

  • Filename: first-aid-for-the-medicine-clerkship-third-edition.
  • ISBN: 0071635572
  • Release Date: 2010-08-02
  • Number of pages: 420
  • Author: Matthew S. Kaufman
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



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

Step Up to Medicine

  • Filename: step-up-to-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9781609133603
  • Release Date: 2012-08-23
  • Number of pages: 576
  • Author: Steven S. Agabegi
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



"The questions serve as a self-assessment tool, allowing students to think through clinical scenarios without answer choices influencing their thought process. Most questions end in "what are the appropriate next steps in managing this patient?" Imagine yourself as the clinician taking care of these patients: What test(s), if any, would you order next?"--Provided by publisher.

First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship

  • Filename: first-aid-for-the-surgery-clerkship.
  • ISBN: 0071643087
  • Release Date: 2009-03-30
  • Number of pages: 490
  • Author: Matthew S. Kaufman
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



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

Success on the Wards

  • Filename: success-on-the-wards.
  • ISBN: 0972556192
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 403
  • Author: Samir P. Desai
  • Publisher: Md2b



The book begins as a how-to guide with clerkship-specific templates, along with sample notes and guides, for every aspect of clerkships. The book reviews proven strategies for success in patient care, write-ups, rounds, and other vital areas. Grades in required rotations are the most important academic criteria used to select residents, and this critical year can determine career choices.

First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK Eighth Edition

  • Filename: first-aid-for-the-usmle-step-2-ck-eighth-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780071767491
  • Release Date: 2012-04-02
  • Number of pages: 566
  • Author: Tao Le
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



An indispensable high-yield review for the USMLE Step 2 CK! The eighth edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK is written by medical students who successfully passed the exam and reviewed by top faculty. The result is proven information and strategies that maximize your study time and deliver the results you want! Features: Thousands of must-know facts that summarize frequently tested topics Completely updated based on feedback from students who passed 120+ photographs similar to those on the exam Full-color design includes numerous clinical images Rapid Review section for last-minute cramming Updated ratings of Step 2 CK review resources

Case Files Pediatrics Fifth Edition

  • Filename: case-files-pediatrics-fifth-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780071839969
  • Release Date: 2015-12-06
  • Number of pages: 550
  • Author: Eugene Toy
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Sixty high-yield pediatrics cases helps students sharpen their diagnostic and problem-solving skills The Case Files series is an award-winning learning system proven to improve shelf-exam scores and clerkship performance. Unlike other books on the market, this series helps students learn in the context of real patients instead of simply memorizing. Case Files Pediatrics teaches students how to improve their diagnostic and problem-solving skills as they work through sixty high-yield clinical cases. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, and USMLE-style review questions with answers. The fifth edition has been updated to include a new Case Correlations feature which highlights differential diagnosis and related cases in the book. Updated to reflect the most current high-yield clerkship topics and the latest in medical management and treatment

First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship Third Edition

  • Filename: first-aid-for-the-emergency-medicine-clerkship-third-edition.
  • ISBN: 0071739068
  • Release Date: 2011-05-03
  • Number of pages: 537
  • Author: Latha Stead
  • Publisher: Mcgraw-hill



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

Case Files Psychiatry

  • Filename: case-files-psychiatry.
  • ISBN: 9780071457293
  • Release Date: 2004-04-09
  • Number of pages: 500
  • Author: Eugene Toy
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



The closest a student can get to the wards without seeing patients! Designed to teach through clinical cases, this text offers 60 of the most common clinical problems in psychiatry along with case discussion questions, clinical pearls, key terms and concepts, and USMLE-style questions and answers to reinforce learning. This is an excellent study guide for the psychiatry shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2.

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