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 Fifth Edition

First Aid for the Wards  Fifth Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071768511
Release 2012-11-30
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 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 Wards

First Aid for the Wards Author
ISBN-10 0838525954
Release 1998
Pages 302
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"First Aid for the Wards draws on the advice and experiences of medical students who were successful on the wards. These "secrets of success" help ease the transition from the controlled environment of the classroom to the fast-paced and active world of the hospital wards. An indispensable guide for wards students, First Aid for the Wards provides descriptions of daily responsibilities on each core rotation as well as commonly used resources for wards survival."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved



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!



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.



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 Pediatrics Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship  Third Edition Author Latha Stead
ISBN-10 0071664033
Release 2010-10-05
Pages 607
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The pediatrics clerkship survival guide written by students who aced the clerkship. This powerful review for the pediatrics clerkship provides medical students taking required rotations with a single, concise, high-yield resource for excelling on the boards and wards. Hundreds of high-yield facts--written by students and based on the clerkship's core competencies--review everything students need to know for the clerkship. Margin notes highlight common exam and "pimp" questions to really help students shine. New to this edition, mini-cases are integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions. A section of "classifieds" include scholarship and award opportunities. A new color insert contains 4 pages of full color images to amplify the text. Features High-yield yet comprehensive review for the pediatrics clerkship based on the clerkship's core competencies Written by students who just completed the clerkship NEW: Integrated mini-cases add clinical relevance and prepare students for questions they will see on the shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 CK Exam tips and wards tips in the margins help students shine Edited by a pediatrician and reviewed by top faculty to ensure relevance and accuracy The content you need to excel on the pediatric clerkship: Section I: How to Succeed in the Pediatrics Clerkship; Section II: High-Yield Facts, Gestation and Birth, Prematurity, Growth and Development, Nutrition, Health Supervision and Prevention of Injury and Illness in the Well Child, Congenital Malformations and Chromosomal, Anomalies, Metabolic Disease, Immunologic Disease, ID, GI Disease, Respiratory Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Renal, Gynecologic, and Urinary Disease, Hematologic Disease, Endocrine Disease, Neurologic Disease, ENT, Musculoskeletal Disease, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Section III: Awards and Opportunities, Color Image Section



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



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.



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.



Case Files Pediatrics Fifth Edition

Case Files Pediatrics  Fifth Edition Author Eugene Toy
ISBN-10 9780071839969
Release 2015-12-06
Pages 550
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Sixty high-yield pediatrics cases helps students sharpen their diagnostic and problem-solving skills The Case Files series is an award-winning learning system proven to improve shelf-exam scores and clerkship performance. Unlike other books on the market, this series helps students learn in the context of real patients instead of simply memorizing. Case Files Pediatrics teaches students how to improve their diagnostic and problem-solving skills as they work through sixty high-yield clinical cases. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, and USMLE-style review questions with answers. The fifth edition has been updated to include a new Case Correlations feature which highlights differential diagnosis and related cases in the book. Updated to reflect the most current high-yield clerkship topics and the latest in medical management and treatment



First Aid for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship Third Edition

First Aid for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship  Third Edition Author Matthew S. Kaufman
ISBN-10 9780071664097
Release 2010-12-22
Pages 320
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The obstetrics and gynecology clerkship survival guide from the publishers of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 This powerful review for the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship provides medical students taking required rotations with a single, concise, high-yield resource for excelling on the boards and wards. Hundreds of high-yield facts based on the clerkship's core competencies review everything students need to know for the clerkship. Margin notes highlight common exam and "pimp" questions to really help students shine. New to this edition, mini-cases are integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions. Four new chapters cover twinning, cervical dysplasia/HPV vaccine, breast disease, and women's health maintenance. A section of "classifieds" include scholarship and award opportunities. 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 Includes 4 NEW chapters Exam tips and wards tips help students 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 ob/gyn faculty Content you need to excel on the clerkship: Section I. Tips for the Ob/Gyn Clerkship; Section II. High-Yield Facts in Obstetrics; Normal Anatomy, Diagnosis of Pregnancy, Physiology of Pregnancy, Antepartum, Intrapartum, Postpartum, Medical Conditions in Pregnancy, Complications of Pregnancy, Infections in Pregnancy, Twins, Abortions and Fetal Demise, Ectopic Pregnancy, Section III. High-Yield Facts in Gynecology; Contraception, Menstruation, Premenstrual Syndrome/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Infertility, Amenorrhea, Hyperandrogenism, Hyperprolactemia/Galactorrhea, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Pelvic Pain, Endometriosis/Adenomyosis, Cervical Dysplasia/HPV Vaccine, Cervical Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Vulvar Dysplasia and Cancer, Vulvar Dystrophies, Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia, Sexually Transmitted Infections/Vaginitis, Breast Disease, Womens’ Health Maintenance, Menopause, Pelvic Relaxation, Urinary Incontinence, Section IV. Classified, Opportunities for Medical Students, Web sites of Interest



First Aid Q A for the USMLE Step 2 CK

First Aid Q A for the USMLE Step 2 CK Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071594080
Release 2007-10-10
Pages 416
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1000 USMLE Step 2-formatted questions Explanations for both correct and incorrect answers 350+ images from First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK Content correlated to First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 for the ultimate study package



First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards 3rd Edition

First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards  3rd Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071713016
Release 2011-05-10
Pages 754
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The insider's guide to acing the internal medicine boards written by physicians who passed Apply the proven First Aid formula for exam success! New FULL-COLOR design! 5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW "I wish I had this book when I was studying for my boards. It is well worth the price for both study for the boards and for a quick reference." -- Doody's Review Service (reviewing a previous edition) Perfect for last minute review as well as recertification, First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards delivers the high-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids need for exam success. The third edition is distinguished by a new full-color presentation, new integrated mini-cases that put clinical information in context, more algorithms and tables comparing and contrasting diseases and disorders with similar presentations, and valuable clinical pearls. All content is based on the most recently adminstered in-service and board exams so you know you are studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible. A complete one-stop review of the most frequently tested topics NEW full-color design NEW integrated mini-cases prepare you for what you will see on exam day Insider tips and study strategies for outstanding performance Hundreds of high-yield tables, diagrams, and illustrations Key Facts in the margin notes reinforce must-know information Mnemonics make learning and memorization fast, fun, and easy Great as a refresher for recertification