USMLE Step 1 Secrets E-Book: Edition 3

Elsevier Health Sciences
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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.
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Elsevier Health Sciences
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Aug 23, 2012
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Medical / Test Preparation & Review
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