Step-Up to Medicine
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"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.
Here is the first single, primary review tool to prepare students for both the internal medicine clerkship and the corresponding end-rotation NBME shelf examination. This logical alternative to several, limited-focus books blends a bullet-outline format students prefer in a review book with comprehensive paragraphs, as needed, for optimal preparation. A wealth of illustrations, charts, tables, graphs, and mnemonics speed and supplement learning. Ample content without superfluous detail enables students to readily evaluate and expand their knowledge of cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, hematology, neurology, endocrinology, rheumatology, nephrology, genitourinary disorders, fluids and electrolytes, dermatology, and musculoskeletal problems.
This bestselling volume in the popular Step-Up series provides a high-yield review of medicine, ideal for preparing for clerkships or clinical rotations, shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2. Clinical pearls, full-color illustrations, and “Quick Hits” provide essential information in an efficient, easy-to-remember manner, perfect for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students. Now enhanced with integrated instructor support,?Step-Up to Medicine, Fifth Edition?delivers exactly what students need to know—both for exam preparation and for practical use in the evaluation and treatment of patients.
This book is a primary review tool to prepare students for both the internal medicine clerkship and the end-rotation NBME shelf examination. This logical alternative to several limited-focus books blends a bullet-outline format students prefer in a review book with comprehensive paragraphs, as needed, for optimal preparation. Illustrations, charts, tables, graphs, mnemonics, and "Quick Hits" pearls for the clerkship speed and supplement learning. Ample content without superfluous detail enables students to readily evaluate and expand their knowledge of cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, hematology, neurology, endocrinology, rheumatology, nephrology, genitourinary disorders, fluids and electrolytes, dermatology, and musculoskeletal problems. A new section in this Second Edition presents 100 USMLE-style clinical vignette-based questions with answers. A color insert contains over thirty full-color images. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and color photographs.
Efficiently prepare for your family medicine rotation and exams! This high-yield review book gives you exactly the help you need to succeed on your family medicine clerkship, the NBME Family Medicine Shelf Exam, and the ambulatory component of the USMLE Step 2 CK. -Focus on what you really need to know with chapters and topics based on the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine National Clerkship Curriculum, as well as content areas of the NBME Family Medicine Shelf Exam. -Succinct outline approach keeps "extra" material to a minimum, focusing on the core content you need to know -Quick Hits" in the margins highlight highly testable topics. -Easy-to-follow algorithms show examples of effective clinical reasoning, particularly for similar complaints. -Includes must-know information on causes, risk factors, history and physical exam, lab studies and radiology, treatment, and complications for the most common diseases and disorders. -Review questions with full explanations at the end of each chapter test your knowledge.
An important addition to the popular Step-Up series, Step-Up to Emergency Medicine uses the proven series format to provide a high-yield review of emergency medicine, ideal for preparing for clerkships/clinical rotations, end of rotation/shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2. Clinical pearls, full-color illustrations, and "Quick Hits" provide essential information in an efficient, easy-to-remember manner, perfect for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students. Step-Up to Emergency Medicine delivers exactly what you need to know%both for exam preparation and for practical use in the evaluation and treatment of patients in the emergency department. - Succinct, outline approach focuses on the core content you need to know. - "Quick Hits" in the margins highlight highly testable topics. - Clinical pearls help you identify clinical connections for handy retrieval at test time, and aid in the transition from basic science to clinical medicine. - More than 100 full-color photographs and line drawings illustrate key concepts throughout. - Easy-to-follow algorithms show examples of effective clinical reasoning, particularly for similar complaints. - Numerous charts, tables, graphs, and mnemonics facilitate easy retention of essential material. - 100 online questions with complete rationale for correct and incorrect answers, help prepare you for exams and clinical practice. - Coverage includes every essential area of emergency medicine, including psychiatric, pediatric, and environmental emergencies; trauma, wounds, toxicology, and medicolegal considerations as well as must-know information on relevant pathophysiology, clinical features, differential diagnoses, patient evaluation, therapy
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. 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!
The third edition packs illustrations, Next Steps, Mnemonics, and Quick Hits in a single, ingenious tool. Each element is tailored for immediate content absorption, and an all-new full-color interior differentiates elements for faster, more efficient review.
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.
Outline format, high-yield-yet-comprehensive review of pediatric pathophysiology and clinical information, written specifically as a guide for third year medical, PA, or NP students during their pediatrics rotation. Key features include Quick Hits margin notes to highlight key points and a set of 100 "end-of-book” exam questions offered in both print and as a free iPhone app to accompany the text. A website on thePoint offers full text online, plus an image bank, and possible online or mobile video clips or audio clips (ie, heart sounds).
Now includes Step 2 practice Questions and Answers, with explanations, for each chapter! Current, concise, and easy to use, the updated fifth edition of Step-Up to USMLE Step 2 CK makes essential information engaging and retainable, delivering the perfect exam prep for today’s busy medical student. Access just what you need to ace the USMLE Step 2 CK and make a confident transition to clinical practice with this high-yield, system-based review. This updated fifth edition of Step-Up to USMLE Step 2 CK helps you quickly memorize essential information and gives you the realistic test-taking practice to succeed. Full-color illustrations, “Quick Hits,” and mnemonics clarify must-know information on causes, risk factors, history and physical exam, lab studies and radiology, treatment, and complications for the most common diseases and disorders. USMLE-style study questions for each chapter mimic those found on the Step 2 exams, accompanied by complete explanations for maximum comprehension and test preparation.
Celebrated by medical students for over a decade, Kaplan's pocket-sized Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes is the highest-yield surgery review for the shelf and USMLE Step 2 CK exams. The Best Review Concise high-yield review of core surgery material 180 up-to-date vignettes for self-testing 16 brief essays examining selected diagnostic and therapeutic tools from a surgical perspective NEW essay topic: nutritional support of the surgical patient EXPANDED and enhanced bariatric surgery chapter Revised content review throughout, including: therapies for childhood leukemia, ARDS, non-small cell lung cancer, aortoenteric fistula, gout, BPH, prolapsed hemorrhoids, rectal prolapse, and anal fissures, and trends in whole blood availability and use Expert Guidance Revised and fully up-to-date content from distinguished surgery instructor Dr. Carlos Pestana For over a decade, Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes has helped med students excel on the surgery shelf exam and USMLE Step 2 CK
Featuring exclusive tips and targeted review from USMLE expert Conrad Fischer, MD, Master the Boards USMLE Step 2 CK has the information you need 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 edition features exam-style questions and 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. The Best Review New design with hundreds of full-color diagnostic images, algorithms, and tables New biostatistics chapter and expanded disease coverage, with dozens of new topics including Zika and Ebola Logical, step-by-step approach to patient care Disease topics are presented in exam-style format for realistic review: What is the most likely diagnosis? What is the best initial test? What is the most accurate diagnostic test? What is the treatment? Expert Guidance Avoid surprises on Test Day with exclusive tips and targeted review from USMLE expert Conrad Fischer, MD. Expert test-taking advice, including tips for recognizing incorrect answers and guidance on the order in which steps should be taken. We invented test prep—Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for almost 80 years. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams.
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.
Preceded by USMLE step 2 secrets / Theodore X. O'Connell, Adam Brochert. 3rd edition. 2010.
One of the best selling and most highly regarded volumes in the Blueprints series, Blueprints Medicine provides a concise review of what students need to know in their rotations or the Boards. Each chapter is brief and includes pedagogical features such as bolded key words, tables, figures, and key points boxes. This edition has been reorganized to follow the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine guidelines and includes thoroughly updated content and additional tables and figures. A question-and-answer section at the end of the book includes 100 board-format questions with complete rationales for each answer choice. A companion website includes a question bank with 50 additional questions and answers and fully searchable text.
Step-Up to Obstetrics and Gynecology is an effective high-yield review of obstetrics and gynecology. Written in partnership with The Foundation for Exxcellence in Women's Health Care and developed specifically for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students in their obstetrics and gynecology clerkship/rotation, Step-Up to Obstetrics and Gynecology 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 your clerkship, accompanying shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2! Features in this book include: • Full-color figures illustrate concepts when a picture says it best. • Complete coverage of key topics ensures that you are test-ready and prepared on the wards. • Dynamic interior design brings the content to you in a memorable style. • Quick Hits in the margins highlight highly testable topics. • Clinical Pearls help you “file away” clinical connections for handy retrieval at test time. • Bold terms highlight key terminology for added emphasis! BONUS Study Resources: • Online quiz bank of USMLE-style questions so you can study anytime, anywhere!
Concise and easy to use, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, by prolific author Theodore X. O’Connell, MD, is an effective, high-yield review for achieving success on this high-stakes exam. Presented in the popular, time-tested Secrets® Q&A format, this bestselling USMLE review book prepares you for the broad-based diagnosis, treatment, and management questions you’ll face on the vignette-style USMLE exam. The proven Secrets® format gives you the most return for your time – concise, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective. Essential questions and answers cover the key conditions you will be expected to recognize, all specialty and subspecialty topics, and necessary clinical concepts. Top 100 Secrets, tips, and memory aids provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams. Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime. Thoroughly updated to ensure that content reflects the current USMLE exam. New color images added throughout, plus numerous figures, tables, and summary boxes for visual overview of essential, board-relevant content.
Step-Up to the Bedside, Second Edition is a comprehensive case-based review book for the USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CS. It presents 100 clinical cases following the USMLE format and focuses on the basic science underlying each clinical scenario. The case-based presentation helps students assimilate and synthesize basic science information and provides excellent preparation for USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 CS, and clinical clerkships. This edition contains thirty completely new cases, and all existing cases have been extensively updated. Each case now opens with learning objectives and ends with USMLE-style questions. Quick Hits bullets, mnemonics, figures, and tables help readers retain information. Fifty of the cases will be available online.