First Aid for the Wards Fifth Edition

First Aid for the Wards  Fifth Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071772648
Release 2012-11-22
Pages 524
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THE ULTIMATE PRIMER FOR THE CORE CLERKSHIPS, NOW IN FULL COLOR! Everything you need to know to score strong clerkship evaluations Preparation for every core rotation: medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, neurology, psychiatry, and emergency medicine Answers to commonly asked "pimp" questions Hundreds of full-color illustrations clarify essential concepts and improve retention Advice on presenting cases to attendings How-to guides for common procedures High-yield facts on the diagnosis and treatment of common diseases Sample patient notes, clipboard and note-card patient templates Updated student ratings of popular clinical handbooks, review books, reference texts, and electronic products A STUDENT-TO-STUDENT GUIDE TO THE FUNDAMENTALS OF SURVIVING THE WARDS--DON'T START THE CLINICAL YEARS WITHOUT READING THIS BOOK! APPLY THE PROVEN FIRST AID FORMULA FOR CLERKSHIP SUCCESS!



First Aid for the Wards

First Aid for the Wards Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 0838525784
Release 2003
Pages 546
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Written by students and for students, this high-yield guide helps them make the transition from the classroom to the hospital wards. Thoroughly revised and updated, this comprehensive book explains what to expect in each required rotation and provides sample notes and reports, medical facts, formulas, and protocols. Features the latest student ratings of available review resources. 140 illustrations.



First Aid for the Match Fifth Edition

First Aid for the Match  Fifth Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 0071736352
Release 2010-07-28
Pages 329
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Make or break advice on getting into the residency program of your choice Written by medical students who recently completed the match process First Aid for the Match is a insider's guide to preparing for and succeeding in the match process. The fifth edition features a new, two-color interior design, the latest statistics and advice on matching in each specialty and major sub-specialty, advice on preparing for the 4th year of medical school, and special considerations for IMGs and residents with young families. A chapter on what to do if you don't match ("the scramble") is also included. Chapters on polishing your CV and writing stellar application essays, plus tips on "wowing" them during the interview, will help you map your career path and plan appropriately for success. Features Statistics and advice on matching in all major specialties and now--NEW!--major sub-specialties Includes perspectives by residents/fellows about each sub-specialty and why/how they chose it, what their thought process was in choosing it, the attractions and challenges of the field, the future of the field, etc. Application and interview tips, including expanded section on interview questions to include more questions for all interviews, as well as for each specialty. Added examples of difficult or unexpected questions and examples of good ways to think about answering certain questions and things to avoid saying Exapnded section of CVs and high-impact personal statements with real examples and advice on what not to do. Advice for international medical graduates and residents with young families Advice on travelling to interviews, with new ideas and tips for travel/lodging, and useful websites Comprehensive guide to the match and planning for match success. Although some information is available on the internet (some not reliable), this book gathers it all in one place and adds valuable insider information and advice. The content you need to get the match you want: The Match, Setting Up The Fourth Year, Choosing and Matching in Your Specialty, Weighing Your Options, What If I Can't Decide?; Your Specialty and the Match, Transitional-Year Program, Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Internal Medicine & Medical Sub-Specialties, Med-Peds, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics & Pediatric Sub-Specialties, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Surgery & Surgical Sub-Specialties, Urology, IMGs and the Match Process, Getting Residency Information and Applications, The Application, The CV, The Personal Statement, Gearing Up For Interviews, Interview Day, The Rank List and Match Day, After The Match, Appendix A: Worksheets for Application Requirements, Appendix B: Program Evaluation Worksheet, Appendix C: Recommended Resources, About the Authors



First Aid Radiology for the Wards

First Aid Radiology for the Wards Author Latha Ganti
ISBN-10 0071643079
Release 2008-11-03
Pages 271
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The Student-to-Student, Step-by-Step Guide to Radiology Clerkship Success This survival guide for the radiology wards teaches you how to read and present normal and abnormal x-rays, CTs, and MRIs for the most commonly seen diseases and disorders. You'll find 150 radiologic images divided by modality, clear guidelines on when to order a specific modality and how to read the results, and illustrations of classic results of important conditions. Detailed advice from radiology clerkship veterans help you: Prepare for and take the test Perform a basic study Determine if a film is adequate Present each study on the ward Spot the strengths and weaknesses of studies Recognize basic anatomical structures Identify abnormal conditions INSIDER’S GUIDE TO HONING RADIOLOGY SKILLS FOR EVERY CLERKSHIP The only student-to-student, step-by-step guide to interpreting and presenting radiology studies Detailed how-to-succeed and what-to-study guidance from clerkship vets 75 radiology images of the most commonly seen disorders illustrate each modality and detail Illustrates normal as well as abnormal results Classic results of important conditions often seen on the wards and tested on the USMLE Step 2CK Clear guidelines on when to order a specific modality and how to read the results “Classifieds” feature high-yield websites, top extracurricular opportunities, and scholarships Tear-out cards with essential radiology concepts in pocket-ready format A STUDENT-TO-STUDENT GUIDE Discover med students’ “secret weapon” Impress on the wards and succeed in the clerkships Save time with high-yield topics, important radiology images, and pocket-ready reminders The first book to describe how to read radiographic films for the most commonly seen disorders Apply the First Aid formula for clerkship success!



First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS Third Edition

First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS  Third Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071629133
Release 2009-08-24
Pages 416
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Trust the #1 selling USMLE Step 2 CS review book for the most thorough, score-boosting exam preparation possible! A Doody's Core Title for 2011! The best USMLE Step 2 CS review got just got even better! The third edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS has been updated based on feedback from US and international medical student test takers. This student-to-student guide thoroughly prepares you for frequently tested cases, including telephone exams, to ensure CS success. 41 full-length practice cases that simulate the real exam – including all new pediatric and telephone interviews as well as suggested closing statements for each case A revised and expanded set of minicases representing common complaints designed to help you rapidly develop a set of differential diagnoses Time management advice to maximize your clinical encounters Step-by-step strategies for interacting with standardized patients, including “difficult patients” Detailed descriptions of high-yield physical exam maneuvers that will win you points without costing time Proven study and exam strategies from students who passed



First Aid for the Match Insider Advice from Students and Residency Directors

First Aid for the Match  Insider Advice from Students and Residency Directors Author Vikas Bhushan
ISBN-10 9780071418164
Release 2000-12-29
Pages 235
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The purpose of FIRST AID FOR THE MATCH is to help medical students effectively and efficiently navigate the often complex residency application process. It is designed to help students make the most of their limited time, money, and energy. In the spirit of FIRST AID FOR THE USMLE STEP 1, this book is a student-to-student guide that draws on the advice and experiences of medical students who have successfully gone through the Match and are now training in the programs of their choice.



Success on the Wards

Success on the Wards Author Samir P. Desai
ISBN-10 0972556192
Release 2011
Pages 403
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The book begins as a how-to guide with clerkship-specific templates, along with sample notes and guides, for every aspect of clerkships. The book reviews proven strategies for success in patient care, write-ups, rounds, and other vital areas. Grades in required rotations are the most important academic criteria used to select residents, and this critical year can determine career choices.



First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship

First Aid for the Surgery Clerkship Author Matthew S. Kaufman
ISBN-10 0071643087
Release 2009-03-30
Pages 490
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Market: Osteopathic medical students (25,000), IMGs (20,000/yr), foreign medical students in required surgery clerkships, PA students Contains more vignettes, ward tips, and exam tips than previous edition Accessible format targets just the information need to know to excel Tear-out cards with key information add an extra dimension to student preparation



First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship Fourth Edition

First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship  Fourth Edition Author Latha Ganti
ISBN-10 125983431X
Release 2017-12-12
Pages 576
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THE PEDIATRICS CLERKSHIP SURVIVAL GUIDE WRITTEN BY STUDENTS WHO ACED THE CLERKSHIP – NOW IN FULL COLOR! •Hundreds of high-yield facts cover everything you need to excel on the boards and wards •Detailed how-to-succeed and what-to-study guidance from students who aced the boards •Integrated minicases highlight frequently tested scenarios and common patient presentations •Mnemonics, tables, and illustrations help you remember key concepts •Exam and Ward tips help you stand out on the wards and ace the shelf exam •Classifieds highlight extra-curricular opportunities and scholarships •Rich new full-color presentation



First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship Second Edition

First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship  Second Edition Author Latha Stead
ISBN-10 0071448721
Release 2005-03-14
Pages 184
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4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW "This is probably the best overall review book for medical students doing a psychiatry rotation. Its organization and thoroughness are unsurpassed, putting it above similar review books. Students who thoroughly read this book should have no trouble successfully completing their psychiatry clerkship and passing the shelf exam. As course director for the core psychiatry clerkship at my institution, I will recommend this book to students."--Doody's Review Service STUDENT-TO-STUDENT GUIDE • Discover med students’ “secret weapon” for the clerkship • Impress on the wards and succeed in the clerkship • Get answers to shelf-exam questions from students who passed • Remember the essentials with high-yield topics, mnemonics, and pocket-sized reminders • Apply the First Aid formula for clerkship success! INSIDER’S GUIDE TO PSYCHIATRY CLERKSHIP SUCCESS • The only student-to-student, step-by-step guide to clerkship success • Hundreds of recently tested high-yield topics from shelf exams and the USMLE Step 2 • Exam, Wards, and Typical Scenario boxes for last-minute review • Insider tips for outstanding performance on the wards and exams • "Classifieds" section does the research for you, featuring high-yield websites and top extracurricular opportunities and scholarships • Bonus: Pocket-sized tear-out cards with essential wards information!



First Aid for the Medicine Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Medicine Clerkship  Third Edition Author Matthew Kaufman
ISBN-10 0071633820
Release 2010-06-10
Pages 420
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The internal medicine clerkship survival guide, from the publishers of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 Written by students who excelled on their clerkship First Aid for the Medicine Clerkship is a high-yield review of the clerkship's core competencies presented in the trusted First Aid format. You will find hundreds of recently-tested topics from shelf exams and the USMLE Step 2 CK along with mnemonics, typical scenario boxes, insider tips, margin notes to enhance exam and wards performance, a "classifieds" section with scholarship and award opportunities, and NEW mini-cases. Features High-yield yet comprehensive review of the most essential topics focuses study. NEW: integrated mini-cases add clinical relevance and prepare students for questions they will see on the exam Exam tips and wards tips help you shine on the shelf exam and impress attendings Written by students who aced the clerkship and based on the clerkship's core competencies Edited and reviewed by internal medicine faculty High-yield review of the clerkship's core competencies in the relied-upon First Aid series format The content you need to excel on the clerkship: Section I: How to Succeed in the Medicine Clerkship; Section II: Database of High-Yield Facts: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Hematology-Oncology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology and Acid-Base Disorders, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Neurology, Dermatology, Health Maintenance and Evidence-Based Medicine, Section III: Classified, Index



First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 2 CK Second Edition

First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 2 CK  Second Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 0071629262
Release 2009-10-22
Pages 543
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344 cases give you the edge you need to ace the USMLE Step 2 CK! This powerful casebook is packed with 344 exam-type clinical cases that teach you how to work through questions on the exam. Completedly updated based on student feedback, it includes active-recall questions and answers that reinforce key concepts. 344 high-yield cases--94 NEW!--written by students who aced the exam Cases emphasize board-relevant diseases and concepts Open-ended active recall questions and answers teach you to work through cases and reinformce must-know facts and concepts Two-column format for easy self-quizzing 100+ images, diagrams, and tables complement the cases Organized the same ways as First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK and First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 2 CK to facilitate parallel study



First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards Fourth Edition

First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards  Fourth Edition Author Tom Baudendistel
ISBN-10 1259835030
Release 2017-10-19
Pages 624
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The insider's guide to acing the internal medicine boards written by physicians who passed The perfect framework for score-boosting, time-efficient review, First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards, Fourth Edition delivers the high-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids necessary to excel on the exam. Following the proven First Aid formula for success, the book is carefully edited to include the content most likely to be included on the exam, allowing readers to focus on what they really need to know and maximize their study time. The Fourth Edition is distinguished by a renewed focus on high-yield content and has been updated to reflect the very latest treatment guidelines in internal medicine. Everything you need to get the score you want on the internal medicine boards: • A complete one-stop review of the most frequently tested topics • Rich full-color design for easier studying • Hundreds of revised high-yield tables, diagrams, and topics • Integrated vignette questions prepare you for what you will see on the actual exam • Insider tips and study strategies for outstanding performance • Key Facts in the margins reinforce must-know information • Mnemonics make learning and memorization fun, fast, and easy • Great as a refresher for recertification



First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK

First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071594578
Release 2007-06-22
Pages 618
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Student and IMG advice for the new Step 2 CK High-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids 20 pages of full-color clinical images Concise database on all topics that will be tested Student-rated study resources Valuable exam prep and test-taking tips



First Aid for the NBDE Part 1 Third Edition

First Aid for the NBDE Part 1  Third Edition Author Derek Steinbacher
ISBN-10 9780071773591
Release 2012-08-03
Pages 752
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One-stop NBDE preparation -- written by students who aced the exam First Aid for the NBDE Part 1, 3e is a concise review for the exam, containing hundreds of high-yield facts and mnemonics, and more than 200 photos and illustrations. The book offers what-to-study guidance for the most frequently tested topics in anatomic sciences, biochemistry and physiology, microbiology and pathology, and dental anatomy and occlusion. Readers will also find confidence-building, performance-enhancing test-taking strategies. Features Written by students who have personally experienced the exam,and reviewed by top dental school faculty and practitioners Full-color insert of essential images Completely revised based on the most recent version of the exam



Step Up to Medicine

Step Up to Medicine Author Steven S. Agabegi
ISBN-10 9781609133603
Release 2012-08-23
Pages 576
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"The questions serve as a self-assessment tool, allowing students to think through clinical scenarios without answer choices influencing their thought process. Most questions end in "what are the appropriate next steps in managing this patient?" Imagine yourself as the clinician taking care of these patients: What test(s), if any, would you order next?"--Provided by publisher.



Case Files Psychiatry

Case Files Psychiatry Author Eugene Toy
ISBN-10 9780071457293
Release 2004-04-09
Pages 500
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The closest a student can get to the wards without seeing patients! Designed to teach through clinical cases, this text offers 60 of the most common clinical problems in psychiatry along with case discussion questions, clinical pearls, key terms and concepts, and USMLE-style questions and answers to reinforce learning. This is an excellent study guide for the psychiatry shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2.