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 medicine

Step up to medicine Author Steven S. Agabegi
ISBN-10 0781771536
Release 2008
Pages 537
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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.



Step up to Medicine

Step up to Medicine Author Steven S. Agabegi
ISBN-10 0781747872
Release 2005
Pages 564
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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.



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 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 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 USMLE Step 1

Step up to USMLE Step 1 Author Samir Mehta
ISBN-10 078178090X
Release 2007
Pages 361
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Now in its Third Edition, Step-Up is the most comprehensive systems-based review for the USMLE Step 1. The book has been widely acclaimed for its systems-based organization, which parallels the USMLE Step 1 content outline and helps students synthesize the information from their basic science courses. The popular, user-friendly format features numerous charts and diagrams and Quick Hits notes in the margins that help students integrate concepts across systems. For this edition, the author has added numerous clinical vignettes and new mnemonics to each chapter. Pharmacology has been further integrated into the systems-based format with new illustrations, tables, and references.



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



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 the Bedside

Step up to the Bedside Author Edmund A. Milder
ISBN-10 0781779642
Release 2006
Pages 330
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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.



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.



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)



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.



First Aid for the USMLE Step 3 Fourth Edition

First Aid for the USMLE Step 3  Fourth Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 0071825967
Release 2015-10-08
Pages 525
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The ultimate preparation for the USMLE Step 3—completely revised and updated! • The resident’s trusted, one-stop guide to acing the Step 3—written by residents and reviewed by faculty for accuracy • Packed with proven test-taking strategies for the newly revised, 2-day exam • Concise, high-yield format highlights board-relevant information • Renewed emphasis on integrated pathophysiology, plus diagnosis and management “next steps” • 100 mini-cases ideally prepare you for the case portion of the exam • More study-enhancing, vignette-style “flash cards” and full-color clinical images • Resident-tested tips and shortcuts for the CCS • And more!



Step Up and Lead

Step Up and Lead Author Frank Viscuso
ISBN-10 9781593703080
Release 2013
Pages 271
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In his new book Step Up and Lead, Frank Viscuso--author, speaker, and career deputy chief--shares the secrets of effective fire service leadership, introduces the traits and skills essential for successful fire service leaders, and discusses the importance of customer service. Designed to help you reach the top of your profession, this new book is considered must-read material for anyone who is ready to step up and lead!