First Aid for the USMLE Step 3, Fourth Edition

Author: Tao Le,Vikas Bhushan

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071814558

Category: Medical

Page: 525

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The ultimate preparation for the USMLE Step 3—completely revised and updated! • The resident’s trusted, one-stop guide to acing the Step 3—written by residents and reviewed by faculty for accuracy • Packed with proven test-taking strategies for the newly revised, 2-day exam • Concise, high-yield format highlights board-relevant information • Renewed emphasis on integrated pathophysiology, plus diagnosis and management “next steps” • 100 mini-cases ideally prepare you for the case portion of the exam • More study-enhancing, vignette-style “flash cards” and full-color clinical images • Resident-tested tips and shortcuts for the CCS • And more!
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First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS, Fourth Edition

Author: Tao Le,Vikas Bhushan,Mae Sheikh-Ali,Fadi Abu Shahin

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071764054

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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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. 40 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
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First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2009

2009

Author: Tao Le,Vikas Bhushan

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071548971

Category: Medical

Page: 600

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Trust the world's #1 selling medical review book to help you excel on the USMLE Step 1! "When I was preparing to take the USMLE Step 1 exam two years ago, I used this book as my primary review source and found it extremely helpful. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service This annually updated collection of the most frequently tested high-yield facts and mnemonics delivers everything you need to pass the most anxiety-provoking exam of your career. Written by students who just passed the boards, this is the undisputed “bible” of USMLE Step 1 preparation -- used by more than half-a-million students. 1100+ must-know facts and mnemonics organized by organ systems and general principles Hundreds of high-yield clinical images you need to know before the exam -- including 24 pages of full-color photos Rapid review section for last minute cramming Ratings of 300+ top products based on the authors' annual survey of US Medical students Updated test-taking advice from USMLE veterans Strategies that maximize your study time and deliver real results
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First Aid for the Match: Insider Advice from Students and Residency Directors

Author: Vikas Bhushan,Tao Le,Chirag Amin

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071418164

Category: Medical

Page: 235

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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.
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First Aid for the Match, Fifth Edition

Author: Tao Le,Vikas Bhushan,Christina Shenvi

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071736350

Category: Medical

Page: 329

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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
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Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 3

Author: Lena Palaniyappan,Rajeev Krishnadas

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199553610

Category: Medical

Page: 253

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Following recent changes to the syllabus and MRCPsych exam by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, this book contains 450 multiple choice questions offering exclusive coverage of Paper 3. Supporting these MCQs are detailed explanatory answers and revision notes. Content is closely matched to the exam and includes practice papers.
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Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 1

Author: Lena Palaniyappan,Rajeev Krishnadas

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199550778

Category: Medical

Page: 207

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Following hot on the heels of the launch of the new syllabus and new MRCPsych exam in Spring 2008 by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, this book contains 450 multiple choice questions. Supporting these MCQs are detailed explanatory answers and revision notes, referenced to the key textbooks used by students. Content is closely matched to the exam and includes practice papers for true exam preparation
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Target USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Handbook

Clinical Skills: History, Physical Exam and Patient Note

Author: Dr. Mary June

Publisher: Notion Press

ISBN: 1947851705

Category: Medical

Page: 118

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A well organized, clear and concise rapid revision guide to prepare for the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills exam. The book is useful for the 3 and 4th year medical students (IMGs & AMGs) during their clinical rotations. The different components of the exam are dealt with in detail: ICE (Data gathering in History, Physical exam check list including special tests and a good Patient note guidelines), CIS(Communication interpersonal skills, tackling challenging situations) and tips for SEP (Spoken English proficiency for non-native English speakers. The e-book has interactive hyperlinks to the popular ‘Online Video Tutorial’ (www.targetusmle.com) – which is a complete coaching program for CS prep from the comfort of your home. It is the first of its kind designed by Dr. Mary June for which the CS handbook is an essential companion guide. Flip through the pages to see how easy Step 2 CS prep can be! Do it once. Do it right. Pass Step 2 CS exam the first time! STUDENT REVIEWS ON AMAZON KINDLE (First Edition) *****5 yellow stars (like amazon you can put in webpage ) “Fantastic study resource for the USMLE Step 2 CS! I wish I had read your book earlier!” “One and only solution for clearing Clinical Skills exam” “A must to pass on the First Attempt...The best CS review book out there. Don't waste your time with anything else.” “Reading this book the first time gave a feeling of having passed the exam before taking it. This gets even better when used in tandem with the 7 easy steps video tutorial on their website @ targetusmle.com.” “Great book to an IMG preparing for the Step 2 CS exam. Gives you a systematic approach and understanding of the process. The book is very concise, has everything you need to know to pass the exam,” “The Best CS textbook”
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Review for USMLE

United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 3

Author: Mitchell H. Rosner

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781789079

Category: Medical

Page: 323

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The thoroughly updated Third Edition of this popular and widely used review book offers interns and residents excellent preparation for the USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX-USA Level 3. The book presents approximately 900 USMLE-style questions followed by detailed answers and explanations. Questions are organized into clinical encounter contexts, exposing readers to the wide variety of physician tasks and practice settings—office, hospital, emergency department, and satellite clinic—that are tested on the exam. The comprehensive coverage includes internal medicine, surgery, psychiatry, pediatrics, neurology, and obstetrics/gynecology. A companion Website provides all the questions and answers online in an interactive format.
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