Vinay Kumar, MBBS, MD, FRCPath, Alice Hogge and Arthur A. Baer Distinguished Service Professor of Pathology, Biological Sciences Division and The Pritzker Medical School, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Abul K. Abbas, MBBS, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Jon C. Aster, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School; Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
This book is an excellent broad assessment text and forms a highly useful complement to the main textbook. It will help students increase the efficiency with which they acquire the factual knowledge necessary for both passing examinations and good medical practice. Although written to accompany Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine, this book can be used alongside any clinical medicine textbook.1250 best-of-five multiple choice questions with detailed answers and remediation feedback. Closely linked to the world-renowned Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine textbook.
...I am very impressed ...These answers and explanations waste no time getting right to the point and hit the high-yield points a student must know... for the USMLE® Step 1 exam. - Nicholas T. Gamboa, MS-II (Second-year medical student, University of Utah School of Medicine)
These path questions really tested the concepts succinctly and directly. - Amy Leshner (Fourth-year medical student, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine)
...The major test-prep resources do not focus on these subjects in detail. A question bank...would be beneficial to those who struggle with these as an additional resource for studying ... - Ethan Young (Fourth-year medical student, University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine)
Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Pathology provides medical students studying for boards with a thorough review of pathology concepts. Co-authored by a pathologist and family practice physician, this robust test prep tool combines pathology with strong clinical correlations.
Key HighlightsOver 1,100 USMLE®-style multiple choice questions and detailed explanations, classified by organ system and difficultyQuestions begin with a clinical vignette and approximately 20% are image-based, mirroring the USMLE®-format
This essential resource will help you assess your knowledge and fully prepare for board examinations.
Updated throughout, it offers a superb complement to more comprehensive textbooks and presentations of pathology, including course syllabi. It can also be used as an adjunct for study of gross and microscopic pathology specimens in laboratory exercises, and makes a great review resource for students, medical residents, physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Grasp and retain key pathologic concepts and conditions. Beginning with a concise summary of the various pathological processes and diseases, each chapter consists of illustrations of pathological processes and diseases accompanied by concise text aimed at clarifying and expanding the information presented in the illustrations.Gain a superb visual understanding through more than 380 classic Netter and new Netter-style images, gross and microscopic photographs and tables. Reference information effortlessly with numerous tables throughout including 452 figures and 255 slides.
?? Covers all must know topics in a very simple language and lucid style
?? Helps in rapid revision and self-assessment before examination
?? Enlists contrasting features of clinically and morphologically similar conditions in a tabular format for further clarification of concepts
?? Extensively revised, updated, and strengthened to keep up with the latest changes in the standard reference textbooks of pathology
?? Chapter on haematology has been thoroughly reorganized and the most contemporary concepts have been inserted in the chapters on immunity, genetics and neoplasia as well as systemic pathology
?? Provides an integrated approach to the study of pathology
?? Emphasizes understanding of evolution of disease and the use of laboratory tests to interpret the stage of evolution
?? Provides clinical correlation in all major subject areas to enable understanding of clinical situations and development of clinical decision making ability