9780071743952

First Aid for the Basic Sciences: Organ Systems, Second Edition

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    9780071743952

  • ISBN10:

    0071743952

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/7/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
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Summary

The essential companion for your first two years of medical school From Tao Le, author of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 First Aid for the Basic Sciences: Organ Systems, 2eprovides you with a solid understanding of the basic sciences relative to human organ systems with which all medical students must be familiar. The second edition has been completely revised to feature a more student-friendly and approachable text, an updated high-yield rapid review section, new images, and more. Delivers comprehensive single-source coverage of the entire second year of medical school Includes important background material most other reviews leave out Covers the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE Offers full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE Provides a practical framework for understanding the anatomy, physiology, pathohysiology, and pharmacology of each human organ system Mirrors the table of content of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate study Written by students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors
Faculty Reviewers
Preface
How to Use This Book
Acknowledgments
How to Contribute
Chapter 1: Cardiovascular
Embryology
Anatomy
Physiology
Pathology
Imaging
Pharmacology
Chapter 2: Endocrine
Hypothalamus and Pituitary
Thyroid and Parathyroid
Adrenal Gland
Pancreas
Chapter 3: Gastrointestinal
Embryology
Anatomy
Physiology
Pathology
Pharmacology
Chapter 4: Hematology and Oncology
Embryology
Anatomy
Pathology
Pharmacology
Chapter 5: Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue
Embryology
Anatomy
Physiology
Pathology
Pharmacology
Chapter 6: Neurology
Embryology
Histology
Pathology
Pharmacology
Chapter 7: Psychiatry
Basic Definitions and Concepts
Pathology
Chapter 8: Renal
Embryology
Anatomy
Histology
Physiology
Pathology
Pharmacology
Chapter 9: Reproductive
Embryology
Anatomy
Physiology
Pathology--Male
Pathology--Female
Pharmacology
Chapter 10: Respiratory
Embryology
Anatomy
Histology
Physiology
Pathology
Index
About the Editors

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