9780071443364

First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071443364

  • ISBN10:

    0071443363

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/7/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
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Summary

This high-yield guide is designed to prepare students for part two (of four) of the United Stated Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). Written by medical students and reviewed by top faculty, this unique book provides practical, tested advice for acing the USMLE Step 2 CK.

Author Biography

Tao Le, MD is a Fellow in Allergy & Immunology at Johns Hopkins University.

Vikas Bhushan, MD is a practicing diagnostic radiologist.

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors vii
Faculty Reviewers ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
How to Contribute xv
SECTION I GUIDE TO EFFICIENT EXAM PREPARATION
1(12)
Introduction
2(1)
USMLE Step 2 CK--Computer-Based Testing Basics
2(6)
Defining Your Goal
8(2)
Study Resources
10(2)
Test-Day Checklist
12(1)
Testing Agencies
12(1)
SECTION I SUPPLEMENT SPECIAL SITUATIONS
13(18)
First Aid for the International Medical Graduate
14(15)
First Aid for the Student with a Disability
29(2)
SECTION II DATABASE OF HIGH-YIELD FACTS
31(388)
How to Use the Database
32(1)
Cardiovascular
33(26)
Dermatology
59(32)
Endocrinology
91(12)
Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
103(10)
Ethics and Legal Issues
113(4)
Gastrointestinal
117(30)
Hematology/Oncology
147(20)
Infectious Disease
167(30)
Musculoskeletal
197(20)
Neurology
217(24)
Obstetrics
241(26)
Gynecology
267(28)
Pediatrics
295(28)
Psychiatry
323(18)
Pulmonary
341(16)
Renal/Genitourinary
357(20)
Selected Topics in Emergency Medicine
377(16)
Rapid Review
393(26)
SECTION III TOP-RATED REVIEW RESOURCES
419(34)
How to Use the Database
421(2)
Comprehensive
423(4)
Online Comprehensive Review
427(1)
Internal Medicine
428(5)
Neurology
433(2)
OB/GYN
435(4)
Pediatrics
439(3)
Psychiatry
442(4)
Surgery
446(4)
Miscellaneous
450(1)
Commercial Review Courses
451(2)
Appendix: Abbreviations and Symbols 453(6)
Index 459

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