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 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 for the Medicine Clerkship Second Edition

First Aid for the   Medicine Clerkship  Second Edition Author Latha Stead
ISBN-10 0071448756
Release 2005-09-15
Pages 416
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An Insider's Guide that Provides the Information You Need to Impress on the Wards and Succeed in the Clerkship! The only student-to-student, step-by-step guide to clerkship success Hundreds of recently tested high-yield topics from shelf exams and the USMLE Step 2 Exam, Wards, and Typical Scenario boxes for last-minute review Insider tips for outstanding performance on the wards and exams "Classifieds" do the research for you, featuring high-yield websites and top extracurricular opportunities and scholarships Bonus: Pocket-sized tear-out cards with essential wards information! Online Reviews of the First Edition: ***** [five stars] "All my attendings and residents during my medicine clerkship commented that my fund of knowledge was excellent. Everyone gave me honors, and it was literally all because of this book ... GET THIS BOOK!" **** [four stars] "... Highly distilled, has quick easy-to-read facts/pearls, and leaves out the crud. I lost mine but I am constantly wanting to go back and review it. I may just buy it again, even though I am done with my Medicine rotation and I am pursuing Surgery." ***** [five stars] "Gives you the key facts about many diseases ... information that will help you answer questions during rounds and on exams ... It's easy to get through, which is important since there's so much to learn during the Internal Medicine rotation (and not enough time!)" ***** [five stars] "Perfect for MSIIIs starting their IM Clerkship; it is also great for Step 2 review and the Medicine Shelf."



First Aid for the ABSITE

First Aid for the   ABSITE Author Jennifer LaFemina
ISBN-10 0071643222
Release 2008-08-31
Pages 364
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The resident-to-resident insider's guide to ABSITE success Written by residents from top surgery programs who aced the American Board of Surgery In-Training Exam, and edited by Tao Le, author of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 and numerous other First Aid titles, First Aid for the ABSITE covers all the must-know basic science AND clinical surgery topics in one total study package. Updated to reflect the newly reorganized ABSITE, this unique guide features high-yield information, illustrations, mnemonics, and clinical images great for initial review or last-minute cramming.



First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship Fourth Edition

First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship  Fourth Edition Author Matthew Kaufman
ISBN-10 0071841741
Release 2016-03-04
Pages 240
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The #1-selling psychiatry clerkship book provides just what you need to deliver a strong performance on the psychiatry clerkship and earn honors on the shelf exam. Completely revised to reflect new DSM-5 criteria, First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship: Fourth Edition is your high-yield insider's guide to the psychiatry rotation, and gives you the core information you need to impress on the wards and earn honors on the clerkship exam. Peppered with mnemonics, ward tips, exam tips, and integrated mini-cases, the fourth edition of this best-selling book focuses on helping you hone in on, and remember, the most important concepts for the clerkship and the exam.



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 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 Pediatrics Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship  Third Edition Author Latha Ganti
ISBN-10 125983431X
Release 2017-12-22
Pages 624
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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 who just completed their clerkship 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 help students really standout. • NEW TO THIS EDITION: New chapters on Signs & Symptoms and Emergency Medicine; more succinct content, enhanced by summary tables • 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



Surgery

Surgery Author Christian de Virgilio
ISBN-10 9781493917266
Release 2015-01-10
Pages 723
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Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of surgical diseases in one easy to use reference that combines multiple teaching formats. The book begins using a case based approach. The cases presented cover the diseases most commonly encountered on a surgical rotation. The cases are designed to provide the reader with the classic findings on history and physical examination. The case presentation is followed by a series of short questions and answers, designed to provide further understanding of the important aspects of the history, physical examination, differential diagnosis, diagnostic work-up and management, as well as questions that may arise on surgical rounds. Key figures and tables visually reinforce the important elements of the disease process. A brief algorithmic flow chart is provided so the reader can quickly understand the optimal management approach. Two additional special sections further strengthen the student’s comprehension. The first section covers areas of controversy in the diagnosis or management of each disease, and another section discusses pitfalls to avoid, where the inexperienced clinician might get in trouble. The text concludes with a series of multiple choice questions in a surgery shelf/USMLE format with robust explanations. Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review is based on 20 years of Socratic medical student teaching by a nine-time Golden Apple teaching awardee from the UCLA School of Medicine and will be of great utility for medical students when they rotate on surgery, interns, physician assistant students, nursing students and nurse practitioner students.



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!



Surgical Recall

Surgical Recall Author Lorne H. Blackbourne
ISBN-10 9781451176414
Release 2011-11-11
Pages 824
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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.



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.



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



Dr Pestana s Surgery Notes

Dr  Pestana s Surgery Notes Author Carlos Pestana
ISBN-10 9781506208541
Release 2017-04-04
Pages 256
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Celebrated by medical students for over a decade and meticulously updated, Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes is the highest-yield surgery review for the shelf and USMLE Step 2 CK exams. Surgical clerkship allows senior medical students to develop clinical skills and gain a better understanding of surgical disease while caring for patients. But time in the wards is limited, and clerkship covers only a tiny sample of the surgical universe. Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards, by distinguished surgery instructor Dr. Carlos Pestana, contains the surgery knowledge you need to excel on the surgery shelf exam and USMLE Step 2 CK. * Concise high-yield review of core surgery material * 180 vignettes for self-testing, now even more challenging and exam-like * 10 brief essays providing a surgical perspective on selected tools from the diagnostic and therapeutic armamentarium * Used and trusted by med students for over a decade * Revised and fully up-to-date * Pocket-sized to carry with you in the wards Kaplan regularly reviews and revises content to ensure that we are providing the most up-to-date prep, realistic practice materials, and the most current test information.



First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards 3rd Edition

First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards  3rd Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071713016
Release 2011-05-10
Pages 754
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The insider's guide to acing the internal medicine boards written by physicians who passed Apply the proven First Aid formula for exam success! New FULL-COLOR design! 5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW "I wish I had this book when I was studying for my boards. It is well worth the price for both study for the boards and for a quick reference." -- Doody's Review Service (reviewing a previous edition) Perfect for last minute review as well as recertification, First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards delivers the high-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids need for exam success. The third edition is distinguished by a new full-color presentation, new integrated mini-cases that put clinical information in context, more algorithms and tables comparing and contrasting diseases and disorders with similar presentations, and valuable clinical pearls. All content is based on the most recently adminstered in-service and board exams so you know you are studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible. A complete one-stop review of the most frequently tested topics NEW full-color design NEW integrated mini-cases 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 margin notes reinforce must-know information Mnemonics make learning and memorization fast, fun, and easy Great as a refresher for recertification