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REAL-LIFE CLINICAL CASES FOR THE BASIC SCIENCES AND USMLE STEP 1 Clinical correlations are increasingly emphasized in the teaching of basic medical science. Students, therefore, need exposure to clinical cases to pass course exams and ace the USMLE Step 1. This book presents 60 real-life clinical cases illustrating essential concepts in family medicine. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key basic science concepts, definitions of key terms, family medicine pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. This interactive learning system helps you to learn instead of memorize. 60 clinical cases correlated to high-yield family medicine concepts Family Medicine Pearls highlight key points USMLE-style comprehension questions with each case Primer on how to approach the basic sciences Proven learning system improves exam scores
Eugene C. Toy, MD (series editor and author) is a dual certified family physician and ob/gyn and is Academic Chief and Program Director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Methodist Hospital/University of Texas—Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas. He also oversees the ob/gyn clerkship there and is actively involved in teaching medical students. Joe A. Bedford, MD is Associate Professor and Director of Pre-doctoral Education in the Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine at The University of Texas-Houston Medical School. Donald A. Briscoe, MD is Associate Program Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program through The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. Carlos A. Dumas, MD is Assistant Professor and Program Director for the Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine at The University of Texas-Houston Medical School. Olasunkanmi W. Adeyinka, MD is Assistant Professor and Medical Director in the Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine at The University of Texas-Houston Medical Center and Medical School.
Table of Contents
Section 1: How to Approach Clinical Problems
Section 2: 60 cases covering:
1. Health Maintenance/Preventive Medicine
5. Adult Medicine
6. Pediatric Medicine
7. Surgical Issues
Section 3: Listing of Cases by Topic and Alphabetically