First Aid for the Basic Sciences, General Principles, Second Edition: Edition 2

McGraw Hill Professional
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The essential companion for your first two years of medical school

First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles, 2e provides you with a solid understanding of the basic science principles with which all medical students must be familiar. The second edition has been completely revised to feature a more student-friendly and approachable text, an updated high-yield rapid review section, new images, and more.

  • Delivers comprehensive single-source coverage of the entire first year of medical school
  • Includes important background material most other reviews leave out
  • Covers the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE
  • Offers full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE
  • Provides a framework for understanding anatomy and histology, embryology, behavioral science, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, pathology, and pharmacology
  • Mirrors the table of content of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate study
  • Written by students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty
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About the author

Tao Le, MD, MHS
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Allergy and Immunology
University of Louisville

Division of Allergy and Immunology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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Publisher
McGraw Hill Professional
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Published on
Oct 28, 2011
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Pages
608
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ISBN
9780071745949
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Clinical Medicine
Medical / Internal Medicine
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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

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