First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS, Fifth Edition: Edition 5

McGraw Hill Professional
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The best-selling USMLE Step 2 CS review book--now completely updated to reflect the latest exam format!
  • 44 full-length practice cases that simulate the real exam--including 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
  • Updated content based on feedback from recent U.S. and international test takers
  • 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
  • Time management advice to maximize your clinical encounters
  • Proven study and exam strategies from students who passed the exam

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About the author

Tao Le, MD, MHS (Louisville, KY) 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.
Vikas Bhushan, MD (Los Angeles, CA) practices diagnostic radiology in Los Angeles, California.

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Publisher
McGraw Hill Professional
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Published on
Aug 22, 2014
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Pages
572
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ISBN
9780071809337
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Clinical Medicine
Medical / Internal Medicine
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Amin Azzam
The Insider's Guide to Acing the Psychiatry Boards Written by Physicians Who Passed!

Apply the proven First Aid formula for Psychiatry Board success!

"A classic review in virtually every sense, this book consists of brief chapters packed with vital psychiatric and neurological information targeting the clinical knowledge criteria outlined by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) for their board-certification examination. Using abbreviated and high yield chapters, this book presents the most up-to-date and useful information on psychiatric and neurologic concepts related to the ABPN examination. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

First Aid for the Psychiatry Boards is an “insider's guide” to passing the Psychiatry Boards, in-training exams, and recertification. Based on feedback from recent test-takers, this review offers high-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids -- along with mini-cases for oral board success.The content is written by recent test-takers so you know you are studying the most current and relevant material possible. Now you can get real answers to real board questions!

Features:

Hundreds of high-yield facts, mnemonics, clinical images, and summary tables help you ace the boards and in-service exams Covers must-know psychiatry and neurology topics in one complete volume Written by recent, successful test-takers and reviewed by top faculty so you know you're studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible Integrated mini-cases review frequently tested scenarios and classic patient presentations Great for in-service and board exams and the perfect refresher before recertification

Insider Coverage of All the Must-Know Topics:
Guide to the ABPN Examination, Psychiatry Topics Disorders of Childhood Onset, Unipolar Depressive Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Primary Psychotic Disorders, Substance Abuse and Dependence, Anxiety Disorders, Personality Disorders, Eating Disorders, Somatoform Disorders, Sleep and Sleep Disorders, Delirium and Dementia, Sexuality and Sexual Disorders, Neurology Topics Neuroanatomy and Clinical Correlates, Stroke and Critical Care, Neurochemistry and Neuropharmacology, Neuroimmunology, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Headache and Pain, Neuro-oncology, Neuro-ophthalomology and Neuro-otology, Neurological Infections, Neuromuscular Disease, Pediatric Neurology and Neurogenetics, Seizures and Epilepsy

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Tao Le
Apply the proven First Aid formula for exam success!

"This review is intended for residents and pediatric practitioners, but it also would be useful for medical students on pediatrics rotations. The book covers all topics in pediatrics. Genetics, nephrology, and neonatology are covered well, as is gastroenterology. It uses charts and tables for high-yield and intense studying. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

This is the new edition of the physician-to-physician, step-by-step guide to passing the pediatrics board exam. Written by veteran First Aid editor Tao Le and a team of former residents from Johns Hopkins University who recently took the exam, this book covers what to expect on the exam, how to register and succeed, and must-know high-yield facts. Features new to this edition include a full-color photo insert and mini-cases that frame clinical discussions for better retention. The summary of high-yield facts make it the ideal last minute review book.

Features:

Easy-to-remember summaries of the most frequently tested topics Hundreds of high-yield algorithms, clinical images, tables, and illustrations Margin notes reinforce must-know information Mnemonics and clinical pearls make learning and memorization fast, fun, and easy Mini-cases highlight commonly tested patient presentations and scenarios 12 pages of full-color images Resident-tested tips on how to register, prepare for, and ace the exam Completely revised based on reader feedback -- so you know you are studying the most up-to-date and relevant material possible A true "insider's guide" for in-service, boards, and recertification!

Complete coverage of all the must know topics:
Introduction to the Pediatric Boards, Adolescent/Gynecology/Genital, Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency/Critical Care, Endocrinology, GI/Nutrition; Growth, Development, and Behavior; Hematology/Oncology, Human Genetics and Development, Infectious Diseases, Muskuloskeletal, Neonatology, Neurology, Preventive Pediatrics and Ethics, Pulmonology, Renal/Urinary Tract

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