First Aid for the Family Medicine Boards, Second Edition: Edition 2

McGraw Hill Professional
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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

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About the author

Tao Le, MD, MHS, is Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Allergy and Immunology at the University of Louisville. He is also affiliated with the Division of Allergy and Immunology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Publisher
McGraw Hill Professional
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Published on
May 6, 2012
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Pages
800
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ISBN
9780071739542
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Clinical Medicine
Medical / Internal Medicine
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