Microbiology and Immunology

Author: Arthur G. Johnson
Publisher:
ISBN: 0781789125
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

BRS Microbiology and Immunology is designed specifically for medical and graduate students for successful preparation for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). This newest edition features a full-color design and illustrations throughout. The book is divided into 12 chapters and presents both a "bug" approach followed by an organ systems approach. It remains a succinct description of the most important microbiological and immunological concepts and critical details needed to understand important human infections and the immune system function and malfunction. End-of-chapter review tests feature updated USMLE-style questions with rationales and four USMLE comprehensive examinations (in 50 question blocks like Step 1) help test memorization and mastery of the subject. A companion website offers the fully searchable text and an online question bank.

Microbiology and Immunology

Author: Arthur G. Johnson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781727707
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Medical

BRS Microbiology and Immunology is a popular volume in the Board Review Series for medical students. Written in a concise, flexible, outline format, this book is intended to cover topics most commonly tested on USMLE. Included are 300 to 500 review questions in the USMLE-style format, and a comprehensive examination. New to the revised Fourth Edition are completely updated content; questions written in vignette format; a page of color plates depicting staining methods; and more information on immunology, parasitology, and fungi.

Pharmacology

Author: Gary C. Rosenfeld
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781780748
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

This concise review of medical pharmacology is designed for medical students, dental students, and others in the health care professions. It is intended primarily to help students prepare for licensing examinations such as the USMLE Step 1 or similar examinations. Each chapter presents specific drugs and discusses their general properties, mechanism of action, pharmacologic effects, therapeutic uses, and adverse effects. Drug lists and two-color tables and figures summarize essential drug information in all chapters. Clinically oriented USMLE-style review questions and answers with explanations follow each chapter. A comprehensive examination consisting of USMLE-style questions appears at the end of the book.

Embryology

Author: Ronald W. Dudek
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781605479019
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Genre: Medical

"BRS Embryology" is a succinct outline-format review for USMLE and course exams, with review questions at the end of each chapter and a comprehensive USMLE-style examination at the end of the book. This edition includes new, additional USMLE-style questions.

Microbiology and Immunology

Author: Louise Hawley
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451175345
Release Date: 2013-08-12
Genre: Medical

BRS Microbiology and Immunology is a popular volume in the Board Review Series for medical students. Written in a concise, readable outline format, this book is intended to cover topics most commonly tested on USMLE. Included are 300 to 500 review questions in the USMLE-style format, and a comprehensive examination.

Neuroanatomy

Author: James D. Fix
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781772451
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Designed primarily for medical and dental students preparing for the USMLE Step 1 and other examinations, this book presents the essentials of human neuroanatomy in a succinct outline format with abundant illustrations. Over 600 USMLE-style questions with complete answers and explanations are included, some at the end of each chapter and some in an end-of-book Comprehensive Examination. This edition uses color to delineate neuroanatomical pathways and highlight clinical correlations. New clinical MRI and MRA images have been added. Questions follow the clinical vignette-based format of the current USMLE. A companion Website on thePoint offers instant access to the complete, fully searchable text and all questions from the book.

Pathology

Author: Arthur S. Schneider
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 0781779413
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

BRS Pathology, one of the flagship titles in the best-selling Board Review Series, is the best pathology review resource available for the USMLE Step 1 exam. The concise and well-organized text helps students identify major pathological concepts deserving special emphasis. The book's more than 450 USMLE-style review questions appear as chapter reviews and an end-of-book comprehensive exam. All questions include answers and full explanation sections for students' easy use and review. The Fourth Edition features full-color text and 75 additional full-color photographs to guide students to visual mastery of pathologic diagnosis. A companion Website provides the fully searchable text and all the questions in the text through an interactive question bank.

Physiology

Author: Linda S. Costanzo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437722246
Release Date: 2009-12-04
Genre: Medical

Physiology is a comprehensive presentation of core physiologic concepts with a focus on mechanisms. Renowned physiology instructor Linda S. Costanzo covers important concepts in the field, both at the organ system and cellular levels. Easy to read and user-friendly, the revised fourth edition stresses essential and relevant content with absolute clarity and includes concise step-by-step explanations complemented by numerous tables and abundant illustrations. It provides information on the underlying principles of cellular physiology, the autonomic nervous system, and neurophysiology, as well as the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, acid-base, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive organ systems. This book is ideal as both a textbook and as a review guide for the boards. Provides step-by-step explanations and easy-to-follow diagrams clearly depicting physiologic principles. Integrates equations and sample problems throughout the text. Presents chapter summaries for quick overviews of important points. Contains boxed Clinical Physiology Cases to provide you with more clinical examples and a more thorough understanding of application. Provides questions at the end of each chapter for an extensive review of the material and to reinforce your understanding and retention. Offers a full-color design and all full-color illustrations throughout. Features increased coverage of pathophysiology in the neurophysiology, gastrointestinal, renal, acid-base, and endocrine chapters to emphasize this important component of the USMLE exam. Incorporates further practice in solving physiology equations through the inclusion of additional problem-solving questions throughout the text.

BRS Gross Anatomy

Author: Kyung Won Chung
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451110463
Release Date: 2011-05-27
Genre: Medical

BRS Gross Anatomy presents a concise review of human anatomy for students in medical, dental, graduate, and physician assistant, physical therapy, and other health science programs. This title in the Board Review Series helps students prepare for the USMLE and the National Board Dental Examination, as well as other board examinations in health-related professions. Condensed descriptions, full-color illustrations, and the concise outline format combine with board-style questions and a comprehensive exam at the end of the book for a comprehensive, clinically relevant review. Although in summary form, the book is equivalent to a standard textbook for human anatomy courses.

Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology 14E

Author: Warren Levinson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071845755
Release Date: 2016-04-22
Genre: Medical

The most concise, easy-to-use, and frequently updated review of the medically important aspects of microbiology and immunology. 654 USMLE-style practice questions test your knowledge and understanding 50 clinical cases illustrate the importance of basic science in clinical diagnosis A complete USMLE-style practice exam consisting of 80 questions Pearls for the USMLE impart important basic science information Essential for USMLE and medical microbiology course exam preparation, the Fourteenth Edition of Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology helps you understand the clinical relevance of microbiology like no other resource. The book presents a succinct, high-yield review of the medically important aspects of microbiology and immunology, covering both the basic and clinical aspects of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, and immunology. It also discusses important infectious diseases using a logical organ system approach. Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Fourteenth Edition emphasizes the real-world clinical application of microbiology and immunology to infectious diseases and offers a unique mix of narrative text, color images, tables and figures, chapter-ending self-assessment questions with answers, and clinical cases. To further reinforce learning, the book includes concise summaries of medically important microorganisms; a color art program that depict clinically important findings; gram stains of bacteria; electron micrographs of viruses; and microscopic images highlighting fungi, protozoa, and worms.

Cell Biology and Histology

Author: Leslie P. Gartner
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781785774
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

This Fifth Edition continues the BRS tradition of an outline-format review for USMLE and course exams, with review questions at the end of each chapter and a comprehensive USMLE-format examination at the end of the book. Each chapter also features a high-yield section on clinical correlations. The book is concise and well illustrated, with line drawings and electron micrographs. This edition features updated content, additional electron micrographs, new conceptual line drawings, and review questions in current USMLE format. Additional multiple-choice questions, photomicrographs, and electron micrographs for further review will be available online at http://thepoint.lww.com.

Biochemistry

Author: Dawn B. Marks
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0683304917
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Science

BRS Biochemistry embodies the popular BRS format of succinct outline review of content followed by approximately 500 USMLE-style questions with explanations. This current edition has numerous illustrations and contains notable review features such as summary boxes. The overall content and questions have been updated to reflect the evolving nature of USMLE.

Behavioral Science

Author: Barbara Fadem
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781782570
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

The Board Review Series (BRS) is aimed at providing basic knowledge as it relates to clinical situations and is used primarily by medical students studying for the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE). BRS Behavioral Science, Fifth Edition covers material on this subject that is addressed on USMLE Step 1, written in outline format to provide an efficient method of studying behavioral science for USMLE. The book includes at least 500 USMLE-style questions with accompanying annotated answers. An exam follows each chapter and a Comprehensive Exam is included at the end of the book. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an interactive question bank.