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Passing the USMLE: clinical knowledge by Ahmad Wagih Abdel-HalimPreparing for the USMLE can be a stressful and time consuming task for any medical student. The key elements of a successful review program are clarity, brevity and memory-assisting consistency. The author of Passing the USMLE: Clinical Knowledge has taken great pains to distill an ocean of knowledge down to the fundamental clinical applications of patient care. Covering internal medicine, dermatology, obstetrics, gynecology, surgery, pediatrics and psychology, a wealth of high yield information is presented so the reader takes away as much as possible from every word, every sentence, and every minute spent studying. Passing the USMLE: Clinical Knowledge is illustrated throughout with full color photographs and illustrations.
USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Triage by Kevin SchwechtenUSMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Triage is the indispensable preparation book for the Step 2 Clinical Skills exam, presenting 40 high-yield patient-encounter cases that simulate the examination experience. Cases are organized for straightforward learning: a sample dialogue that mimics actual doctor-patient communication is followed by guidelines on performing the physical exam, ending the case, writing the patient note, and outlining the differential diagnosis. Comprehensive yet succinct, the cases address almost all possible exam scenarios, including telephone cases and difficult patient encounters. Each case contains detailed and relevant information on presenting complaints and conditions, with pertinent points highlighted and boxed for easy review. Written by the author of the popular USMLE Step 3 Triage, this book is optimal for either individual or group study and for any student interested in reviewing how to practice applying medical knowledge and patient-centered skills.
Publication Date: 2010
USMLE Step 2 Triage : an effective no-nonsense review of clinical knowledge by Kevin SchwechtenStep 2 Clinical Knowledge is one of the hardest exams you'll take in your medical training, and it's very important to do well! Preparation is the key that separates successful candidates from the rest. USMLE Step 2 Triage provides a thorough yet high-yield review for the exam, covering a gamut of frequently tested specialties and subspecialties with emphasis on pertinent principles of clinical science and patient-centered skills. Consistently organized, each topic is structured to provide the material in a manageable format, divided into several sections: "Symptoms," "Diagnosis.
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