9780838526040

First Aid for the Usmle Step 2

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  • ISBN13:

    9780838526040

  • ISBN10:

    0838526047

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/1/1999
  • Publisher: Appleton & Lange
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Summary

The high yield facts outline the history, physical exam, differential diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of the important and commonly encountered diseases on the USMLE Step 2. Included again are student ratings of over 100 different review resources. The topics and color images are based on student feedback from the March and August 1998 exams. First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 also includes the latest information on the new computer-based testing format.

Table of Contents

First Aid Checklist for the USMLE Step 2 Inside front cover
Preface to the Second Edition xiii
Acknowledgments xv
How to Contribute xvii
Section I: Guide to Efficient Exam Preparation 1(24)
Introduction
2(1)
USMLE Step 2-The CBT Basics
2(13)
Defining Your Goal
15(3)
Study Resources
18(3)
Test-Taking Strategies
21(2)
Testing Agencies
23(2)
Section I Supplement: First Aid for the International Medical Graduate 25(20)
The IMG's Steps to Licensure in the United States
26(2)
USMLE Step 1 and the IMG
28(1)
USMLE Step 2 and the IMG
29(3)
Residencies and the IMG
32(1)
Visa Options for the IMG
33(9)
Resources for the IMG
42(3)
Section II: Preclinical Primer 45(30)
How to Use the Primer
46(1)
Anatomy
47(2)
Behavioral Science
49(1)
Biochemistry
50(4)
Microbiology
54(5)
Pathology
59(8)
Pharmacology
67(5)
Physiology
72(3)
Section II: Database of High-Yield Facts 75(278)
How to Use the Database
76(3)
Cardiovascular
79(18)
Dermatology
97(22)
Endocrine
119(10)
Epidemiology
129(4)
Ethics
133(4)
Gastrointestinal
137(26)
Hematology
163(14)
Oncology
177(20)
Infectious Disease
197(12)
Musculoskeletal
209(14)
Neurology
223(20)
Obstetrics
243(18)
Gynecology
261(12)
Pediatrics
273(24)
Preventive Medicine
297(6)
Psychiatry
303(14)
Pulmonary Medicine
317(14)
Renal
331(10)
Toxicology
341(8)
Trauma
349(4)
Illustration Section (30 pages) between pages 352 and 353
Section III: Database of Clinical Science Review Resources 353(34)
How to Use the Database
355(2)
Comprehensive
357(8)
Internal Medicine
365(3)
Neurology
368(1)
OB/GYN
369(3)
Pediatrics
372(3)
Preventive Medicine
375(1)
Psychiatry
376(3)
Surgery
379(4)
Commercial Review Courses
383(3)
Publisher Contacts
386(1)
Appendix: Abbreviations and Symbols 387(4)
Index 391

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