First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship

First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship Author Matthew S. Kaufman
ISBN-10 0071643087
Release 2009-03-30
Pages 490
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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



First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship  Third Edition Author Latha Ganti
ISBN-10 9780071842105
Release 2016-10-22
Pages 560
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The student-to-student, step-by-step guide to surgery clerkship success – now in full color! There is no better way for medical students to ace the surgery clerkship exam and impress on the wards than First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship. Completely updated throughout with a new full-color presentation, the Third Edition includes a guide to excelling in the clerkship, a high-yield review of core material, common exam and "pimp" questions, a section of "classifieds" including scholarship opportunities, and integrated flashcards. · Market: Medical students in required surgery rotations (18,500/year), physician assistant students in surgery rotations · Detailed what-to-study and what you must-know advice from clerkship veterans helps you ace the surgery clerkship exam and impress on the wards · Frequently-tested high-yield facts and mnemonics maximize your study time · “Exam Tips” reinforce concepts you need to know on exam day · “Ward Tips” prepare you for common “pimp” questions · “Classifieds” highlight extracurricular opportunities and scholarships



First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship

First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship Author Latha G. Stead
ISBN-10 0071364226
Release 2003
Pages 529
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The best student-to-student, high-yield books for the clerkships and shelf exams. A must-have for the USMLE Step 2. This series follows the successful First Aid format to present information relevant to particular clerkships. Each book will be divided into three sections following the "First Aid for the Clinical Clerkship" series format. Section 1, "How to Succeed in the Clerkship and Impress on the Wards," gives medical students tips on how to survive the clerkship and do well on the shelf exam. Section 2, "High-Yield Topics," covers each core topic students need to know. The third and final section, "Classified," offers overviews of appropriate web sites accessible to medical students and notes opportunities (such as scholarships) for students interested in pursuing careers in the particular topic of that book. The last page of each book includes two tear-out pocket cards, which highlight important concepts in a pocket-ready format.



First Aid for the Medicine Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Medicine Clerkship  Third Edition Author Matthew S. Kaufman
ISBN-10 0071635572
Release 2010-08-02
Pages 420
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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



First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship  Third Edition Author Latha Ganti
ISBN-10 0071712992
Release 2010-10-22
Pages 607
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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 Psychiatry Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship  Third Edition Author Latha Ganti
ISBN-10 0071741291
Release 2011-02-22
Pages 256
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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 for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship  Third Edition Author Matthew S. Kaufman
ISBN-10 9780071664097
Release 2010-12-22
Pages 320
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The obstetrics and gynecology clerkship survival guide from the publishers of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 This powerful review for the obstetrics and gynecology 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 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. Four new chapters cover twinning, cervical dysplasia/HPV vaccine, breast disease, and women's health maintenance. A section of "classifieds" include scholarship and award opportunities. 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 Includes 4 NEW chapters Exam tips and wards tips help students 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 ob/gyn faculty Content you need to excel on the clerkship: Section I. Tips for the Ob/Gyn Clerkship; Section II. High-Yield Facts in Obstetrics; Normal Anatomy, Diagnosis of Pregnancy, Physiology of Pregnancy, Antepartum, Intrapartum, Postpartum, Medical Conditions in Pregnancy, Complications of Pregnancy, Infections in Pregnancy, Twins, Abortions and Fetal Demise, Ectopic Pregnancy, Section III. High-Yield Facts in Gynecology; Contraception, Menstruation, Premenstrual Syndrome/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Infertility, Amenorrhea, Hyperandrogenism, Hyperprolactemia/Galactorrhea, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Pelvic Pain, Endometriosis/Adenomyosis, Cervical Dysplasia/HPV Vaccine, Cervical Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Vulvar Dysplasia and Cancer, Vulvar Dystrophies, Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia, Sexually Transmitted Infections/Vaginitis, Breast Disease, Womens’ Health Maintenance, Menopause, Pelvic Relaxation, Urinary Incontinence, Section IV. Classified, Opportunities for Medical Students, Web sites of Interest



First Aid for the Wards Fifth Edition

First Aid for the Wards  Fifth Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071772648
Release 2012-11-22
Pages 524
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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 Radiology for the Wards

First Aid Radiology for the Wards Author Latha Ganti
ISBN-10 0071643079
Release 2008-11-03
Pages 271
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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!



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!



First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship  Third Edition Author Latha Ganti
ISBN-10 0071741305
Release 2011-04-08
Pages 537
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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



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.



First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship  Third Edition Author Latha Stead
ISBN-10 0071739068
Release 2011-05-03
Pages 537
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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



First Aid for the Match Fifth Edition

First Aid for the Match  Fifth Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 0071736352
Release 2010-07-28
Pages 329
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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 Family Medicine Boards Second Edition

First Aid for the Family Medicine Boards  Second Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071739542
Release 2012-05-06
Pages 800
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THE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO ACING THE FAMILY MEDICINE BOARDS--WRITTEN BY PHYSICIANS WHO PASSED Apply the proven First Aid formula for exam success! Features: A complete one-stop review of the most frequently tested topics NEW full-color design NEW integrated vignette Q&As prepare you for what you will see on exam day Insider tips and study strategies for outstanding performance Hundreds of high-yield tables, diagrams, and illustrations Key facts in the margins reinforce must-know information Mnemonics make learning and memorization fast, fun, and easy Great as a refresher for recertification



First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS Third Edition

First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS  Third Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071629133
Release 2009-08-24
Pages 416
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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 Anesthesiology Boards

First Aid for the Anesthesiology Boards Author Himani Bhatt
ISBN-10 9780071746007
Release 2010-06-18
Pages 456
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Turn to the proven First Aid formula to help you ace the Anesthesia Boards AN INSIDER'S STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO PASSING THE ANESTHESIA BOARD EXAM Written by a team of residents from St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, this is a high-yield “insider's guide” to success on the anesthesia boards and in-service exams. The books presents quick, frequently-tested, high-yield facts based on the most recently administered exams. You will find this great for initial and last minute exam review and anesthesiologists will find it valuable as a refresher before recertification. Features: A complete one-stop review for in-service, written, and oral boards Quick, high-yield facts review the most frequently tested topics Mnemonics make learning and memorization fast, fun, and easy Margin notes reinforce must-know information Covers all the subspecialties, including pediatric, obstetric, cardiac, and thoracic anesthesiology Reviews the most common oral board topics Great as a refresher for recertification The High-Yield Content You Need to Ace the Anesthesia Boards: Introduction: How to Succeed on the Boards, Section 1: The Fundamentals of Anesthetic Management: Anesthetic Pharmacology, Physiology and Anesthesia, Preoperative Evaluation, Monitoring and Equipment, Techniques for General Anesthesia, Techniques for Regional Anesthesia, PACU, Section 2: Anesthesia for the Subspecialties: Pediatric Anesthesia, Obstetric Anesthesia, Cardiac Anesthesia, Thoracic Anesthesia, Vascular Anesthesia, Neurosurgical Anesthesia, Anesthesia for Trauma, Critical Care, Pain, Anesthesia for Ophthalmic and ENT Surgeries, Anesthesia for GU Surgery, Anesthesia for Patients with Liver Disease, Anesthesia for Patients with Endocrine Disease, Anesthesia for Transplantation, Anesthesia for Laparoscopic Surgery, Anesthesia for Orthopaedic Surgery, Anesthesia Outside of the ER, Special Considerations for Anesthesia Practice, Section 3:Common Oral Board Topics.