The resident’s trusted, one-stop guide to acing the USMLE® Step 3 – co-written by residents who recently took the exam and know what it takes to pass STRONG FOCUS ON TEST-RELEVANT MATERIAL MAXIMIZES YOUR STUDY TIME! First Aid for the USMLE® Step 3, Fifth Edition provides busy residents with thousands of high-yield facts, mnemonics, and full-color visual aids to help them pass the last of the required USMLE® examinations. Also included are the reader-acclaimed “mini-cases” designed to help residents pass the case portion of the examination. First Aid for the USMLE® Step 3, Fifth Edition is carefully written to focus on high-yield, top-priority information, most likely to be included on the exam. FEATURES: •The resident’s trusted, one-stop guide to acing the Step 3—written by residents and reviewed by faculty for accuracy•Packed with proven test-taking strategies based on the 2-day exam•Concise, high-yield format highlights board-relevant information•100 cases prepare you for the case portion of the exam•Renewed emphasis on integrated pathophysiology, plus diagnosis and management “next steps”•More study-enhancing, vignette-style “flash cards” and full-color clinical images•Resident-tested tips and shortcuts for the CCS•And more!
The best-selling USMLE Step 2 CS review book--now completely updated to reflect the latest exam format! 44 full-length practice cases that simulate the real exam--including 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 Updated content based on feedback from recent U.S. and international test takers 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 Time management advice to maximize your clinical encounters Proven study and exam strategies from students who passed the exam
The best questions from eight PreTest clerkship books! Clinical Vignettes for the USMLE Step 2 CK is a compilation of the best questions from eight McGraw-Hill PreTest clinical review books and provides you with the perfect vehicle for assessing your knowledge before taking the USMLE Step 2 CK exam. The book is a comprised of 368 clinical vignettes divided into eight blocks of 46 questions and provides one complete board exam to simulate the exam-day experience. This is the comprehensive practice exam to take before you take the test.
Trust the world's #1 selling medical review book to help you excel on the USMLE Step 1! "When I was preparing to take the USMLE Step 1 exam two years ago, I used this book as my primary review source and found it extremely helpful. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service This annually updated collection of the most frequently tested high-yield facts and mnemonics delivers everything you need to pass the most anxiety-provoking exam of your career. Written by students who just passed the boards, this is the undisputed “bible” of USMLE Step 1 preparation -- used by more than half-a-million students. 1100+ must-know facts and mnemonics organized by organ systems and general principles Hundreds of high-yield clinical images you need to know before the exam -- including 24 pages of full-color photos Rapid review section for last minute cramming Ratings of 300+ top products based on the authors' annual survey of US Medical students Updated test-taking advice from USMLE veterans Strategies that maximize your study time and deliver real results
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
Following recent changes to the syllabus and MRCPsych exam by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, this book contains 450 multiple choice questions offering exclusive coverage of Paper 3. Supporting these MCQs are detailed explanatory answers and revision notes. Content is closely matched to the exam and includes practice papers.
Following hot on the heels of the launch of the new syllabus and new MRCPsych exam in Spring 2008 by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, this book contains 450 multiple choice questions. Supporting these MCQs are detailed explanatory answers and revision notes, referenced to the key textbooks used by students. Content is closely matched to the exam and includes practice papers for true exam preparation
Concise and easy-to-use, USMLE Step 1 Secrets provides the most effective, high-yield review you need for achieving success on this high-stakes exam. Presented in the popular Secrets Q&A format, this bestselling USMLE review book features questions and short answers along with case scenarios to prepare you for the vignette-style USMLE exam. A case-based approach and abundant clinical context help prepare for the vignette-style of the USMLE exam. Renowned USMLE review author Dr. Thomas Brown and Dr. Sonali Bracken bring together their expertise with a team of medical student reviewers and authors to provide the most current overview of board-tested content. Figures, tables, and summary boxes provide a visual and concise overview of important board-relevant content. New color images added throughout—including those found in a new chapter covering high-yield dermatology and pathology—enhance visual review of important, board-relevant images.
Concise and easy to use, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, by prolific author Theodore X. O’Connell, MD, is an effective, high-yield review for achieving success on this high-stakes exam. Presented in the popular, time-tested Secrets® Q&A format, this bestselling USMLE review book prepares you for the broad-based diagnosis, treatment, and management questions you’ll face on the vignette-style USMLE exam. The proven Secrets® format gives you the most return for your time – concise, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective. Essential questions and answers cover the key conditions you will be expected to recognize, all specialty and subspecialty topics, and necessary clinical concepts. Top 100 Secrets, tips, and memory aids provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams. Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime. Thoroughly updated to ensure that content reflects the current USMLE exam. New color images added throughout, plus numerous figures, tables, and summary boxes for visual overview of essential, board-relevant content.
United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 3
Author: Mitchell H. Rosner
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
The thoroughly updated Third Edition of this popular and widely used review book offers interns and residents excellent preparation for the USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX-USA Level 3. The book presents approximately 900 USMLE-style questions followed by detailed answers and explanations. Questions are organized into clinical encounter contexts, exposing readers to the wide variety of physician tasks and practice settings—office, hospital, emergency department, and satellite clinic—that are tested on the exam. The comprehensive coverage includes internal medicine, surgery, psychiatry, pediatrics, neurology, and obstetrics/gynecology. A companion Website provides all the questions and answers online in an interactive format.