NMS Surgery Casebook

Author: Bruce E. Jarrell
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781732190
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

Designed as a companion volume to the popular NMS Surgery, this newly conceptualized casebook presents a series format of surgical cases that begin with a clinical scenario and go through the decision-making process of patient management step-by-step. Chapter contents are parallel to other surgical texts, yet are organized and closely cross-referenced to NMS Surgery. The book visually corresponds to the NMS text, too, and contains 205 line drawings and 115 tables. This new complementary casebook offers medical students a structured subject review, practice questions, and an opportunity to work through clinical cases.

NMS Surgery

Author: Bruce E. Jarrell
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781759013
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Now in its Fifth Edition, NMS Surgery is a concise, outlined review of surgery. The succinct coverage of surgical subjects and the USMLE-format questions enable students to successfully complete their clerkship, prepare for the shelf/end-of-rotation exam, and study for USMLE. This edition has been thoroughly updated and streamlined to focus on essential material. Questions have been revised to better reflect the level of difficulty of shelf/end-of-rotation exams. The book has a new two-color design with more illustrations and wider margins for notes. Online access to the fully searchable text plus a comprehensive examination is available on thePoint.

NMS Medicine Casebook

Author: Tilak Shah
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781784689
Release Date: 2008-11-01
Genre: Medical

Organized by subspecialty, this case-based review covers all the information students are expected to learn during their internal medicine clerkship. Each topic begins with a brief patient history and a question about the most likely diagnosis or next step in management followed by a discussion of alternative diagnoses and management strategies. The user-friendly approach includes numerous algorithms, images, mnemonics, and tables. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text.

Physiology

Author: John Bullock
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0683306030
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Medical

The fourth edition of NMS Physiology, a well respected and heavily used text, is written in an outline format useful to medical students who require a physiology course review and a comprehensive study tool for USMLE preparation. This one-volume, portable text contains 300 USMLE-style questions with answers and explanations. New to the edition are more questions, updated case studies in clinical decision making, concise outlines, and expanded diagrams. Sections devoted to endocrinology, acid-base, and pathophysiology also are especially helpful to students.

NMS Medicine

Author: Susan Wolfsthal
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781608315819
Release Date: 2011-11-03
Genre: Medical

"Through this comprehensive review of internal medicine, we sought to capture the essential concepts and key elements of our specialty by focusing on general internal medicine and the numerous medical subspecialties. Although internal medicine is constantly evolving, there are basic principles and thought processes that remain the essence of our specialty. Learning the facts is only the beginning. Medical students must develop their skills in deductive reasoning and synthesize these facts, weighing the pros and cons of the evaluation and management choices for their patients"--Provided by publisher.

Surgery

Author: Christian de Virgilio
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781493917266
Release Date: 2015-01-10
Genre: Medical

Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of surgical diseases in one easy to use reference that combines multiple teaching formats. The book begins using a case based approach. The cases presented cover the diseases most commonly encountered on a surgical rotation. The cases are designed to provide the reader with the classic findings on history and physical examination. The case presentation is followed by a series of short questions and answers, designed to provide further understanding of the important aspects of the history, physical examination, differential diagnosis, diagnostic work-up and management, as well as questions that may arise on surgical rounds. Key figures and tables visually reinforce the important elements of the disease process. A brief algorithmic flow chart is provided so the reader can quickly understand the optimal management approach. Two additional special sections further strengthen the student’s comprehension. The first section covers areas of controversy in the diagnosis or management of each disease, and another section discusses pitfalls to avoid, where the inexperienced clinician might get in trouble. The text concludes with a series of multiple choice questions in a surgery shelf/USMLE format with robust explanations. Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review is based on 20 years of Socratic medical student teaching by a nine-time Golden Apple teaching awardee from the UCLA School of Medicine and will be of great utility for medical students when they rotate on surgery, interns, physician assistant students, nursing students and nurse practitioner students.

Surgical Recall

Author: Lorne H. Blackbourne
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451176414
Release Date: 2011-11-11
Genre: Medical

Now in its Sixth Edition, Surgical Recall allows for rapid-fire review of surgical clerkship material for third- or fourth-year medical students preparing for the USMLE and shelf exams. Written in a concise question-and-answer format—double-column, question on the left, answer on the right—Surgical Recall addresses both general surgery and surgical subspecialties. Students on rotation or being PIMPed can quickly refer to Surgical Recall for accurate and on-the-spot answers. The book includes survival tactics and tips for success on the boards and wards as well as key information for those new to the surgical suite.

Step Up to Surgery

Author: Stanley Zaslau
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451187632
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Medical

Step-Up to Surgery is an effective high-yield review of general and subspecialty surgery, written specifically for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students in their surgery clerkship/rotation. Step-Up to Surgery packs clinical pearls, illustrations, and “Quick Hits” in a single, ingenious tool, tailoring each element for immediate content absorption and faster, more efficient review. This review book gives you exactly what you need to prepare for the surgery clerkship, accompanying shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2! NEW Features for this edition: • Full-color, updated interior design brings the content to you in a memorable style. • Full-color, updated figures illustrate concepts when a picture says it best. CLASSIC Student approved features: • Complete coverage of key surgery topics ensures that you are test-ready and prepared on the wards! • Quick Hits in the margins highlight highly testable topics—just see how the sparks fly at test time! • Clinical Pearls help you “file away” clinical medicine connections for handy retrieval at test time! • Bold terms highlight key terminology for added emphasis! BONUS Material and study resources: • NEW! 100 USMLE-style questions in the book and online, so you can study anytime, anywhere!

Shelf Life Surgery

Author: Stanley Zaslau
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451191479
Release Date: 2014-04-25
Genre: Medical

Succeed on the NBME shelf exam and your surgery rotation with Shelf-Life Surgery, a brand new pocket-sized question book packed with 500 high-quality questions and answers that align with current NBME content outlines. Shelf-Life Surgery is a volume in the new Shelf-Life Series, developed with the needs of third- and fourth-year medical students in mind.

Blueprints Surgery

Author: Seth J. Karp
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781788684
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Part of the Blueprints series, Blueprints Surgery provides a concise review of what students need to know in their surgery rotations or the Boards. Each chapter is brief and includes pedagogical features such as bolded key words, tables, figures, and key points boxes. This edition has been thoroughly updated and significantly expanded, with more detail and depth of coverage, additional tables and figures, and case studies. A question-and-answer section at the end of the book includes 100 board-format questions with complete rationales for each answer choice. A companion website includes a question bank containing an additional 50 questions and fully searchable text.

NMS Q A Review for USMLE Step 2 CK

Author: Kenneth Ibsen
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781787390
Release Date: 2011-11-03
Genre: Medical

"During the past decade, the first, second and 3rd editions of the NMS Review for USMLE Step 2 have served as important adjuncts for students preparing to take the USMLE Step 2 Examination. This the 4th edition of NMS Review for USMLE Step 2 CK reflects the fact that it only relates to the CK (clinical knowledge) component of the current two-part Step 2 Examination. In providing this knowledge, it continues the traditions of relevance and excellence established by the previous editions"--Provided by publisher.

Dr Pestana s Surgery Notes

Author: Carlos Pestana
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781506218731
Release Date: 2017-04-04
Genre: Medical

Celebrated by medical students for over a decade and meticulously updated, Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes is the highest-yield surgery review for the shelf and USMLE Step 2 CK exams. Surgical clerkship allows senior medical students to develop clinical skills and gain a better understanding of surgical disease while caring for patients. But time in the wards is limited, and clerkship covers only a tiny sample of the surgical universe. Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes: Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards, by distinguished surgery instructor Dr. Carlos Pestana, contains the surgery knowledge you need to excel on the surgery shelf exam and USMLE Step 2 CK. * Concise high-yield review of core surgery material * 180 vignettes for self-testing, now even more challenging and exam-like * 10 brief essays providing a surgical perspective on selected tools from the diagnostic and therapeutic armamentarium * Used and trusted by med students for over a decade * Revised and fully up-to-date * Portable: Carry it with you in the wards Kaplan regularly reviews and revises content to ensure that we are providing the most up-to-date prep, realistic practice materials, and the most current test information.

Psychiatry

Author: Joshua T. Thornhill
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781765145
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

NMS Psychiatry, Fifth Edition offers medical students a quick review of psychiatry in an outline format that allows rapid study and retention. Each chapter is followed by USMLE-style questions and answers. A comprehensive Board simulation examination is offered online. This updated edition includes the latest medications, treatment protocols, and evidence-based practice guidelines. The substance-related disorders chapter now includes "club drugs". Eating disorders have been given a separate chapter to distinguish them from impulse disorders. Questions have been revised to better reflect the level of difficulty of shelf exams. The book has a new two-color design with wider margins for notes.

Histology

Author: Ray C. Henrikson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0683062255
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Science

The purpose of this book is twofold: The concise presentation in outline format enables the student initially to gain an overview of histology and later to review the discipline. This is particularly important in today's biomedical curriculum because of the reduction in time devoted to basic sciences and the dispersal of specific disciplinary materials into evolving, nontraditional curricula. Second, the inclusion of approximately 300 study questions, and integration of their answers with the text, enables the student to review histology, in a timely and efficient manner, in the context of licensing and other comprehensive examinations.

Appleton and Lange Review of Surgery

Author: Simon Wapnick
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071378146
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

The new edition of this popular guide provides students with a solid review of surgery for the USMLE Step 2 and residency training exams. The Fourth Edition includes over 1,000 exam-type questions and answers, a paragraph-length explanation of each answer, and a 100-question practice test for self-assessment.