Step Up to Medicine

Author: Steven S. Agabegi
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781609133603
Release Date: 2012-08-23
Genre: Medical

"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.

Step up to medicine

Author: Steven S. Agabegi
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781771536
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

This book is a primary review tool to prepare students for both the internal medicine clerkship and the end-rotation NBME shelf examination. This logical alternative to several limited-focus books blends a bullet-outline format students prefer in a review book with comprehensive paragraphs, as needed, for optimal preparation. Illustrations, charts, tables, graphs, mnemonics, and "Quick Hits" pearls for the clerkship speed and supplement learning. Ample content without superfluous detail enables students to readily evaluate and expand their knowledge of cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, hematology, neurology, endocrinology, rheumatology, nephrology, genitourinary disorders, fluids and electrolytes, dermatology, and musculoskeletal problems. A new section in this Second Edition presents 100 USMLE-style clinical vignette-based questions with answers. A color insert contains over thirty full-color images. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and color photographs.

Step up to Medicine

Author: Steven S. Agabegi
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781747872
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Here is the first single, primary review tool to prepare students for both the internal medicine clerkship and the corresponding end-rotation NBME shelf examination. This logical alternative to several, limited-focus books blends a bullet-outline format students prefer in a review book with comprehensive paragraphs, as needed, for optimal preparation. A wealth of illustrations, charts, tables, graphs, and mnemonics speed and supplement learning. Ample content without superfluous detail enables students to readily evaluate and expand their knowledge of cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, hematology, neurology, endocrinology, rheumatology, nephrology, genitourinary disorders, fluids and electrolytes, dermatology, and musculoskeletal problems.

Step Up to USMLE Step 3

Author: Jonathan P. Van Kleunen
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781779634
Release Date: 2008-10-01
Genre: Medical

This new addition to the Step-Up series uses a case-based format to parallel the manner in which interns learn and the thought processes interns employ when seeing a patient. Each case presentation includes a work-up, diagnosis, and treatment. Each case presentation also includes a discussion of the multiple medical problems possible and the reason why they are or are not a component of the final diagnosis. The content focuses on subjects most commonly tested on the USMLE Step 3. Quick Hits, buzzwords, mnemonics, acronyms, and lists are used throughout the text. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and color photographs.

Step Up to Usmle Step 2 Ck

Author: Michael Mcinnis
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 149630974X
Release Date: 2015-10
Genre: Study Aids

Preceded by Step-up to USMLE step 2 CK / Jonathan P. Van Kleunen, Michael McInnis, Brian Jenkins. 3rd ed. 2014.

Step Up to Emergency Medicine

Author: Plantz
Publisher:
ISBN: 1451195141
Release Date: 2015-10
Genre:

An important addition to the popular Step-Up series, Step-Up to Emergency Medicine uses the proven series format to provide a high-yield review of emergency medicine, ideal for preparing for clerkships/clinical rotations, end of rotation/shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2. Clinical pearls, full-color illustrations, and "Quick Hits" provide essential information in an efficient, easy-to-remember manner, perfect for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students. Step-Up to Emergency Medicine delivers exactly what you need to know%both for exam preparation and for practical use in the evaluation and treatment of patients in the emergency department. - Succinct, outline approach focuses on the core content you need to know. - "Quick Hits" in the margins highlight highly testable topics. - Clinical pearls help you identify clinical connections for handy retrieval at test time, and aid in the transition from basic science to clinical medicine. - More than 100 full-color photographs and line drawings illustrate key concepts throughout. - Easy-to-follow algorithms show examples of effective clinical reasoning, particularly for similar complaints. - Numerous charts, tables, graphs, and mnemonics facilitate easy retention of essential material. - 100 online questions with complete rationale for correct and incorrect answers, help prepare you for exams and clinical practice. - Coverage includes every essential area of emergency medicine, including psychiatric, pediatric, and environmental emergencies; trauma, wounds, toxicology, and medicolegal considerations as well as must-know information on relevant pathophysiology, clinical features, differential diagnoses, patient evaluation, therapy

Step up to USMLE Step 2

Author: Jonathan P. Van Kleunen
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781771560
Release Date: 2007-09-01
Genre: Medical

A systems-based review that offers numerous tables, illustrations, and flow charts helping the reader to focus on the most relevant facts for test day. Based on student feedback, this edition includes "Quick Hits" and "Next Steps" and "Mnemonics" marginalia to speed and supplement learning in addition to illustrations, and coverage of ARDS.

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!

Step Up to Pediatrics

Author: Samir S. Shah
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469830377
Release Date: 2013-11-07
Genre: Medical

Outline format, high-yield-yet-comprehensive review of pediatric pathophysiology and clinical information, written specifically as a guide for third year medical, PA, or NP students during their pediatrics rotation. Key features include Quick Hits margin notes to highlight key points and a set of 100 "end-of-book” exam questions offered in both print and as a free iPhone app to accompany the text. A website on thePoint offers full text online, plus an image bank, and possible online or mobile video clips or audio clips (ie, heart sounds).

Step Up to Obstetrics and Gynecology

Author: Russell Snyder
Publisher: Lww
ISBN: 1451112440
Release Date: 2014-07-07
Genre: Medical

Step-Up to Obstetrics and Gynecology is an effective high-yield review of obstetrics and gynecology. Written in partnership with The Foundation for Exxcellence in Women's Health Care and developed specifically for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students in their obstetrics and gynecology clerkship/rotation, Step-Up to Obstetrics and Gynecology 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 your clerkship, accompanying shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2! Features in this book include: • Full-color figures illustrate concepts when a picture says it best. • Complete coverage of key topics ensures that you are test-ready and prepared on the wards. • Dynamic interior design brings the content to you in a memorable style. • Quick Hits in the margins highlight highly testable topics. • Clinical Pearls help you “file away” clinical connections for handy retrieval at test time. • Bold terms highlight key terminology for added emphasis! BONUS Study Resources: • Online quiz bank of USMLE-style questions so you can study anytime, anywhere!

Step up to the Bedside

Author: Edmund A. Milder
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781779642
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Step-Up to the Bedside, Second Edition is a comprehensive case-based review book for the USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CS. It presents 100 clinical cases following the USMLE format and focuses on the basic science underlying each clinical scenario. The case-based presentation helps students assimilate and synthesize basic science information and provides excellent preparation for USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 CS, and clinical clerkships. This edition contains thirty completely new cases, and all existing cases have been extensively updated. Each case now opens with learning objectives and ends with USMLE-style questions. Quick Hits bullets, mnemonics, figures, and tables help readers retain information. Fifty of the cases will be available online.

Pocket Medicine

Author: Marc S Sabatine
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451193787
Release Date: 2013-10-07
Genre: Medical

Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized looseleaf is one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents on the wards and candidates reviewing for internal medicine board exams. In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Medicine provides key clinical information about common problems in internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, and rheumatology. This Fifth Edition is fully updated and includes a sixteen-page color insert with key and classic abnormal images. If you purchased a copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e, ISBN 978-1-4511-8237-8, please make note of the following important correction on page 1-36: Oral anticoagulation (Chest 2012;141:e531S; EHJ 2012;33:2719; Circ 2013;127:1916) All valvular AF as stroke risk very high Nonvalv. AF: stroke risk ~4.5%/y; anticoag ® 68% ¯ stroke; use a risk score to guide Rx: CHADS2: CHF (1 point), HTN (1), Age =75 y (1), DM (1), prior Stroke/TIA (2) CHA2DS2-VASc: adds 65+74 y (1) =75 y (2), vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1) score ³2 ® anticoag; score 1 ® consider anticoag or ASA (? latter reasonable if risk factor age 65-74 y, vasc dis. or ?); antithrombotic Rx even if rhythm control [SCORE CORRECTED] Rx options: factor Xa or direct thrombin inhib (non-valv only; no monitoring required) or warfarin (INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if high risk of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, consider ASA + clopi or, even less effective, ASA alone (NEJM 2009;360:2066) Please make note of this correction in your copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e immediately and contact LWW,,s Customer Service Department at 1.800.638.3030 or 1.301.223.2300 so that you may be issued a corrected page 1-36. You may also download a PDF of page 1-36 by clicking HERE. All copies of Pocket Medicine, 5e with the ISBN: 978-1-4511-9378-7 include this correction.

Kochar s Clinical Medicine for Students

Author: Dario M. Torre
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781766990
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly revised for its Fifth Edition, this concise textbook is ideal for medical students in internal medicine clinical clerkships. This edition's content reflects current guidelines from the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine and the National Board of Medical Examiners on topics necessary for this rotation. The book is a collaboration between clinical faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin and clerkship students who have reviewed all chapters for relevance to the clerkship experience. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text; 39 additional chapters; 300 multiple-choice questions with detailed explanations, organized to mimic end-of-rotation exam settings; ECG and CXR images with explanations; narrated physical examination videos; and "Medicine Rounds," a quick review of questions frequently asked on rounds. The online chapters include: Congenital Heart Diseases Electrocardiography Pulmonary Function Testing Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonary Hypertension Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Mycoses Thyroid Cancer Benign and Malignant Liver Tumors Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Pancreatic Cancer Leukopenia Reactive Leukocytosis Eosinophilia Blood Transfusion Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia Renal Tubular Acidosis Acid-based Abnormalities Somatization Substance Abuse and Dependence General Approach to Dermatologic Disorders Dermatitis and Eczema Vitiligo Herpes (HSV and HZV) Common Warts Eryspipelas Scabies Anaphylaxis Drug Allergy Chronic Pain Red Eye Benign Breast Problems Preconception Care and Issues in Pregnancy Functional Decline in the Elderly

Step Up to USMLE Step 1

Author: Samir Mehta
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781605474700
Release Date: 2009-10-01
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly revised and updated for its Fourth Edition, Step-Up to USMLE Step 1 is the most effective comprehensive systems-based review for the USMLE Step 1 exam. The book has been widely acclaimed for its high-yield, systems-based organization, which parallels the USMLE Step 1 content outline and helps students synthesize the information from their basic science courses. The popular, user-friendly format features numerous charts and diagrams and "Quick Hits" notes in the margins that help students integrate concepts across systems. In the Fourth Edition, clinical vignettes have been developed within each chapter, pharmacology has been further integrated into the systems-based format, a "Crunch Time Review" has been added, and a completely new chapter outlines study tips and strategies. All information has been reviewed by faculty to ensure accuracy. A companion Website features fully searchable online text, a sample question bank, and more.

Antibiotics in Laboratory Medicine

Author: Victor Lorian
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781749832
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Implement the most current science and practice in antimicrobial research. Now, find the newest approaches for evaluating the activity, mechanisms of action, and bacterial resistance to antibiotics with this completely updated, landmark reference. Turn to this comprehensive reference for groundbreaking evidence on the molecular link between chemical disinfectants, sterilants, and antibiotics. On the latest methods for detecting antibacterial resistance genes in the clinical laboratory, and antivirogram use to select the most active antiviral components against your patient's HIV.