First Aid for the Wards Fifth Edition

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071772648
Release Date: 2012-11-22
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange
ISBN: 0838525784
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071736352
Release Date: 2010-07-28
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Latha Ganti
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071643079
Release Date: 2008-11-03
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071629133
Release Date: 2009-08-24
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Vikas Bhushan
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071418164
Release Date: 2000-12-29
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Samir P. Desai
Publisher: Md2b
ISBN: 0972556192
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Matthew S. Kaufman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071643087
Release Date: 2009-03-30
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Latha Ganti
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 125983431X
Release Date: 2017-12-12
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Latha Stead
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071448721
Release Date: 2005-03-14
Genre: Medical

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 USMLE Step 2 CK

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071594578
Release Date: 2007-06-22
Genre: Medical

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 Medicine Clerkship Third Edition

Author: Matthew Kaufman
Publisher: Mcgraw-hill
ISBN: 0071633820
Release Date: 2010-06-10
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071629262
Release Date: 2009-10-22
Genre: Medical

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

Pathophysiology for the Boards and Wards

Author: Carlos Ayala (MD.)
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1405103426
Release Date: 2003-01
Genre: Medical

This Fourth Edition of Pathophysiology for the Boards and Wards offers the most tested information on the USMLE Step 1 in a systematic, outline manner. This essential guide also works well as a companion on rotations, covering the information you need to master your clerkships in a concise, handy pocket reference. Pathophysiology for the Boards and Wards is perfect for medical students. Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and related health professionals will also find Boards and Wards valuable.

First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards Fourth Edition

Author: Tom Baudendistel
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 1259835030
Release Date: 2017-10-19
Genre: Medical

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