- Filename: step-up-to-usmle-step-2-ck.
- ISBN: 149630974X
- Release Date: 2015-10
- Number of pages: 352
- Author: Michael Mcinnis
- Publisher: LWW
Preceded by Step-up to USMLE step 2 CK / Jonathan P. Van Kleunen, Michael McInnis, Brian Jenkins. 3rd ed. 2014.
Preceded by Step-up to USMLE step 2 CK / Jonathan P. Van Kleunen, Michael McInnis, Brian Jenkins. 3rd ed. 2014.
This Step-Up Series volume is a high-yield, systems-based, outline-format review of commonly tested USMLE Step 2 material, including internal medicine subspecialties, required clerkship specialties, and important topics in medical practice. The user-friendly format, with numerous tables, illustrations, and flow charts, allows quick review of a vast body of facts. "Quick Hit" marginalia highlight facts likely to be tested. "Next Step" marginalia indicate what the clinician must do next after making a diagnosis. A full-color section illustrates classic presentations of dermatologic and other disorders. This edition includes additional Quick Hits, mnemonics, new illustrations, expanded coverage of ARDS, a new table on breast malignancy variants, and updated vaccination schedules.
"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.
This new addition to the Step-Up series uses a case-based format to parallel the manner in which interns learn and the thought processes interns employ when seeing a patient. Each case presentation includes a work-up, diagnosis, and treatment. Each case presentation also includes a discussion of the multiple medical problems possible and the reason why they are or are not a component of the final diagnosis. The content focuses on subjects most commonly tested on the USMLE Step 3. Quick Hits, buzzwords, mnemonics, acronyms, and lists are used throughout the text. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and color photographs.
With exclusive test-day tips and targeted review from USMLE expert Conrad Fischer, MD, Master the Boards USMLE Step 2 CK gives you the information you need to know to excel on the exam and match into the residency program you want. Designed to work with Kaplan's Step 2 High Yield course, this new edition is the highest yield full-color review book for the Clinical Knowledge exam. If it is not likely to appear on the test, it is not in this book. New in the 3rd edition: ·Revised DSM V classifications ·New JNC 8 guidelines for hypertension ·The latest guidelines for hepatitis C management ·57 new diagnostic/management algorithms and tables ·57 new diagnostic images and illustrations in full color Features: ·Logical, step-by-step approach to patient care ·Guidance on the order in which steps should be taken ·Tips for recognizing incorrect answers ·Exam-like questions for every disease ·Each disease topic presented in question format: What is the most likely diagnosis? What is the best initial test? What is the most accurate diagnostic test? What is the treatment? United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) is a joint program of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)
Student and IMG advice for the new Step 2 CK High-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids 20 pages of full-color clinical images Concise database on all topics that will be tested Student-rated study resources Valuable exam prep and test-taking tips
This new addition to the Step-Up Series is a high-yield study aid for surgery clerkships and USMLE Step 2 and an excellent reference for common questions arising during rotations or in the operating room. The book covers all the major topics on the surgery rotation and additional high-yield topics for USMLE Step 2. The user-friendly, highly visual format features over 150 illustrations and numerous tables. "Quick Hit" margin notes highlight important facts likely to be tested. Over 120 "Next Step Questions" and "Shelf Questions" provide excellent opportunity for review.
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
Crush Step 2: The Ultimate USMLE Step 2 Review—the name and reputation speak for themselves! Drs. Theodore X. O’Connell and Mayur Movalia bring a fresh perspective to this trusted classic that offers you the most high-yield coverage of all of the specialty and subspecialty knowledge tested on the most recent administrations of the USMLE Step 2 exam. A well-written, easily accessible approach, with plenty of helpful lists and tables, makes studying stress-free. You'll also find numerous tips, insights, and guidance on maximizing your score and on getting the most benefit from computer-based simulations. If you know all of the concepts in this book, you should do much better than pass USMLE Step 2: You should CRUSH STEP 2! Confidently prepare for the boards with the text that is trusted and recommended by thousands of medical students. Focus on essential information and master it efficiently with thoroughly updated, high-yield coverage of all of the specialty and subspecialty knowledge tested on the most recent USMLE Step 2 exam, so you can be sure you're studying the material you really need to know. Spend more time studying and less time searching thanks to a well-written, easily accessible approach, with plenty of helpful lists and tables to highlight high-yield data. Review the full gamut of essential subjects with coverage of epidemiology and biostatistics, pharmacology and microbiology, cardiac physiology, and basic EKG pathology, as well as common and life-threatening diseases encountered in orthopedics, urology, ophthalmology, neurosurgery, pediatrics, vascular surgery, and other subspecialties. Get the fresh perspective and insight of new authors, Drs. O’Connell and Movalia, both successful authors of review products. Learn from the experience of the Resident Review Board, comprised of high-scoring individuals, who reviewed the book to ensure relevancy and accuracy. Confidently prepare for the boards with the text that is trusted and recommended by thousands of medical students and has been reviewed by a board of high-performing (99th percentile) students. Enhance your learning and understanding with thoroughly updated images throughout including a chapter dedicated to full-color, high-yield images (with additional images accessible on your smart phone via QR codes). Challenge your knowledge with USMLE style questions at the end of most chapters, additional online review questions, and bonus images and questions accessible on your smart phone via QR codes.
This Fourth Edition of Boards and Wards offers an essential review for medical students preparing for clinical rotations and for the USMLE Steps 2 and 3. Written in a succinct, high-yield outline format, the book features new board-formatted questions and answers with detailed explanations, and covers each discipline of medicine appearing on the USMLE Steps 2 and 3, including dermatology, radiology, and ophthalmology. Numerous tables, full-color illustrations, and "buzzwords" aid in retention of facts. This edition also features increased level of content in ophthalmology, dermatology, and otolaryngology, as well as increased illustrations. A companion Website offers over 200 USMLE-style questions and answers: 75 (all new!) from the book and an additional 130 online-only.
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
Written by Dr. Brochert, who scored in the 99th percentile in Steps1 and 2 of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), this comprehensive, high-yield review book has been completely updated. It is cram packed with clinical information that has appeared on recent administrations of the USMLE Step 2, and will enable medical students to "crush the boards". Step 2 questions are more relevant to the clinical practice of medicine and focus on what a first year resident should know-how to diagnose, manage, and treat common diseases. Coverage includes epidemiology and biostatistics, pharmacology and microbiology, cardiac physiology, and basic EKG pathology. Knowing common and life-threatening diseases in the sub-specialties (orthopedics, urology, ophthalmology, neurosurgery, child psychiatry, vascular surgery, etc.) can increase one's score substantially. Enables medical students to pass the USMLE with greater results and to become better equipped for their first year as a resident Dr. Brochert scored in the 99th percentile in Steps 1 and 2 of the USMLE and includes the comments of over 50 people who have taken one of the last three administrations of Step 2 Information is organized by body system and is presented in a user-friendly format for ease of comprehension
USMLE Step 2 Secrets is an easy-to-read review perfect for busy students like you. Theodore X. O’Connell, MD ― author of several review and clinical reference books ― has thoroughly revised this popular text, which presents essential questions and answers covering the important concepts you need to know to score well on the USMLE Step 2 exam: key conditions you will be expected to recognize, all specialty and subspecialty topics, and necessary clinical concepts. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Learn the most important questions and answers with the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series®. Master all specialty and subspecialty topics covered on Step 2. Identify key facts in the "Top 100 Secrets." Consult the book wherever you go thanks to a portable size that fits in your lab coat pocket. Review material quickly and easily thanks to bulleted lists, algorithms, illustrations, and a new 4-color section featuring key pathologic and clinical images. Apply tips, memory aids, and "secrets" gathered by Theodore X. O’Connell, MD, and used trusted by students to pass the boards. Find information quickly with a second color highlighting chapter and section titles, legends, bullets and icons, and key terms. Benefit from thorough revisions that ensure high-yield focus and most current overview of board-tested content.