Step Up to Medicine

Step Up to Medicine Author Steven S. Agabegi
ISBN-10 9781609133603
Release 2012-08-23
Pages 576
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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.



Step Up to Usmle Step 2 Ck

Step Up to Usmle Step 2 Ck Author Michael Mcinnis
ISBN-10 149630974X
Release 2015-10
Pages 352
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Preceded by Step-up to USMLE step 2 CK / Jonathan P. Van Kleunen, Michael McInnis, Brian Jenkins. 3rd ed. 2014.



Step Up to USMLE Step 3

Step Up to USMLE Step 3 Author Jonathan P. Van Kleunen
ISBN-10 0781779634
Release 2008-10-01
Pages 372
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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.



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!



Step Up to Pediatrics

Step Up to Pediatrics Author Samir S. Shah
ISBN-10 9781469830377
Release 2013-11-07
Pages 544
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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).



Step Up to Obstetrics and Gynecology

Step Up to Obstetrics and Gynecology Author Russell Snyder
ISBN-10 1451112440
Release 2014-07-07
Pages 373
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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!



Step Up to Emergency Medicine

Step Up to Emergency Medicine Author Plantz
ISBN-10 1451195141
Release 2015-10
Pages 496
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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



Pocket Medicine

Pocket Medicine Author Marc S Sabatine
ISBN-10 9781451193787
Release 2013-10-07
Pages 280
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Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized looseleaf is one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents on the wards and candidates reviewing for internal medicine board exams. In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Medicine provides key clinical information about common problems in internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, and rheumatology. This Fifth Edition is fully updated and includes a sixteen-page color insert with key and classic abnormal images. If you purchased a copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e, ISBN 978-1-4511-8237-8, please make note of the following important correction on page 1-36: Oral anticoagulation (Chest 2012;141:e531S; EHJ 2012;33:2719; Circ 2013;127:1916) All valvular AF as stroke risk very high Nonvalv. AF: stroke risk ~4.5%/y; anticoag ® 68% ¯ stroke; use a risk score to guide Rx: CHADS2: CHF (1 point), HTN (1), Age =75 y (1), DM (1), prior Stroke/TIA (2) CHA2DS2-VASc: adds 65+74 y (1) =75 y (2), vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1) score ³2 ® anticoag; score 1 ® consider anticoag or ASA (? latter reasonable if risk factor age 65-74 y, vasc dis. or ?); antithrombotic Rx even if rhythm control [SCORE CORRECTED] Rx options: factor Xa or direct thrombin inhib (non-valv only; no monitoring required) or warfarin (INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if high risk of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, consider ASA + clopi or, even less effective, ASA alone (NEJM 2009;360:2066) Please make note of this correction in your copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e immediately and contact LWW,,s Customer Service Department at 1.800.638.3030 or 1.301.223.2300 so that you may be issued a corrected page 1-36. You may also download a PDF of page 1-36 by clicking HERE. All copies of Pocket Medicine, 5e with the ISBN: 978-1-4511-9378-7 include this correction.



Master the Boards USMLE Step 2 CK

Master the Boards USMLE Step 2 CK Author Conrad Fischer
ISBN-10 9781506207285
Release 2015-08-21
Pages 672
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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)



First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK

First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071594578
Release 2007-06-22
Pages 618
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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



NMS Surgery Casebook

NMS Surgery Casebook Author Bruce E. Jarrell
ISBN-10 0781732190
Release 2003
Pages 420
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Designed as a companion volume to the popular NMS Surgery, this newly conceptualized casebook presents a series format of surgical cases that begin with a clinical scenario and go through the decision-making process of patient management step-by-step. Chapter contents are parallel to other surgical texts, yet are organized and closely cross-referenced to NMS Surgery. The book visually corresponds to the NMS text, too, and contains 205 line drawings and 115 tables. This new complementary casebook offers medical students a structured subject review, practice questions, and an opportunity to work through clinical cases.



USMLE Step 2 Secrets E Book

USMLE Step 2 Secrets E Book Author Theodore X. O'Connell
ISBN-10 9780323225021
Release 2013-11-28
Pages 368
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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.



Step up to USMLE Step 2

Step up to USMLE Step 2 Author Jonathan P. Van Kleunen
ISBN-10 0781771560
Release 2007-09-01
Pages 322
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A systems-based review that offers numerous tables, illustrations, and flow charts helping the reader to focus on the most relevant facts for test day. Based on student feedback, this edition includes "Quick Hits" and "Next Steps" and "Mnemonics" marginalia to speed and supplement learning in addition to illustrations, and coverage of ARDS.



Antibiotics in Laboratory Medicine

Antibiotics in Laboratory Medicine Author Victor Lorian
ISBN-10 0781749832
Release 2005
Pages 889
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Implement the most current science and practice in antimicrobial research. Now, find the newest approaches for evaluating the activity, mechanisms of action, and bacterial resistance to antibiotics with this completely updated, landmark reference. Turn to this comprehensive reference for groundbreaking evidence on the molecular link between chemical disinfectants, sterilants, and antibiotics. On the latest methods for detecting antibacterial resistance genes in the clinical laboratory, and antivirogram use to select the most active antiviral components against your patient's HIV.



Master the Wards Internal Medicine Handbook

Master the Wards  Internal Medicine Handbook Author Conrad Fischer
ISBN-10 9781259641244
Release 2016-06-22
Pages 369
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Master the Wards: Internal Medicine Handbook improves your confidence so you can survive the clerkship and ace the shelf. With this in hand, you can arrive prepared on day 1 of your medicine rotation. Written by a residency director who has been a clerkship director--and once, long ago, a med student just like you!--this handbook presents a core set of diseases and disorders from the point of view of how patients present, and teaches you how to assess patients beginning with their chief complaints. Special features help you look like a rock star and improve patient safety: Organized by chief complaint Round-Saver tips help you delivery quality care How NOT to Kill Your Patient boxes point you to critical "don't miss" diagnoses and things to look out for Things You Will Be Asked On Rounds boxes prep you for attendings' questions



USMLE Step 1 Secrets

USMLE Step 1 Secrets Author Thomas A. Brown
ISBN-10 9780323091268
Release 2012-08-23
Pages 880
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Use the proven format of the best-selling Secrets SeriesTM to prepare for the USMLE Step 1. Presented as questions and answers based on clinical vignettes, USMLE Step 1 Secrets will aid you in not only retaining but understanding key information for the boards. Co-authored by Dr.Tom Brown, author of Rapid Review in Physiology, and Dr.Dave Brown, the second edition has been updated to be even more concise and ultra high-yield, while still offering a complete overview of the key topics and the top “secrets and personal insights from the authors. Utilizes a case-based approach to prepare you for the Step 1 exam. Implements systems-based organization for an integrated approach. Uses the Secrets Q&A format to make learning interesting and effective. Uses a new Top 100 Secrets chapter as a recap of the most important information in the book to help you review quickly. Incorporates 7 new chapters, including Clinical Anatomy and Pharmacology, and Toxicology to expand coverage of high-yield areas and keep you current. Provides maximum information in minimal time to help fit a concise review into your busy schedule. Includes a color pathology and dermatology section to enhance the clarity and understanding of key images.



Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine

Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine Author John A. Flynn
ISBN-10 9780199748259
Release 2007-09-07
Pages 784
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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The most popular medical handbook in the world, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, is a dependable manual geared for ultra-quick reference any time. At almost 900 pages, it is comprehensive enough to serve as a mini-text in clinical medicine, yet it is thin and light and uses concise, bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. Written by a team of authors from the acclaimed Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, this new Handbook presents the basics of clinical medicine for students, residents, nurses, and anyone wanting a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook Series. Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine? The design.... The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket! Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers. The iPhone App.... An intuitive iPhone application has been designed for the Handbook with the objective of allowing professional users to access the precise information they need or reference content with a three-click action. Available at http://itunes.com/apps/oxfordamericanhandbookofclinicalmedicine The interior layout.... The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference. The information.... The Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively. The history.... Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world. The price.... You get an extremely useful tool at a great value!