Family Practice Examination and Board Review, Third Edition / Edition 3

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An engagingly written case-based review for the Family Medicine Board Examination and the USMLE Step 3

Family Practice Examination and Board Review, Third Edition is the ideal study guide for the primary and recertification exam in family medicine and for licensure

exams. The third edition has been completely updated with new cases, new questions, and new study results—and you'll also find new bits of humor that make the book fun to read and your study more enjoyable. This trusted review

has been applauded by residents and students for its "building-block approach" to teaching that assures you understand one subject before moving on to the next.


  • More than 360 progressive case studies that reflect the realities of clinical practice and prepare

    you for your exams

  • A 149-question final exam with answers referenced to pages in the book
  • Detailed answer explanations for most questions that explain not only why an answer is right, but why the other answers are wrong
  • Comprehensive coverage of ALL topics on the boards and

    recertifying exam

  • Super-effective learning aids such as Quick Quizzes, learning objectives, clinical pearls, and more
  • Color photographs of conditions most easily diagnosed

    by appearance

  • Written not only to help you pass your exams, but to also update your knowledge of family medicine with state-of-the-art information
  • An outstanding refresher for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071781855
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/10/2013
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 960
  • Sales rank: 87,571
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.40 (h) x 3.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Graber, MD

Professor of Family and Emergency Medicine

University of Iowa College of Medicine

Iowa City, Iowa

Jason Wilbur, MD

Associate Professor of Family Medicine

University of Iowa College of Medicine

Iowa City, Iowa

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Table of Contents

Contributors ix

Preface xiii

1 Emergency Medicine 1

2 Cardiology 49

3 Pulmonary 128

4 Allergy and Immunology 168

5 Nephrology 178

6 Hematology and Oncology 217

7 Gastroenterology 248

8 Infectious Diseases 292

9 HIV/AIDS 316

10 Endocrinology 330

11 Rheumatology 366

12 Orthopedics and Sports Medicine 403

13 Pediatrics 437

14 Adolescent Medicine 481

15 Obstetrics and Women's Health 496

16 Men's Health 549

17 Dermatology 577

18 Neurology 604

19 Ophthalmology 638

20 Otolaryngology 663

21 Care of the Older Patient 689

22 Care of the Surgical Patient 725

23 Psychiatry 762

24 Nutrition and Herbal Medicine 804

25 Substance use Disorders 819

26 Ethics 839

27 End-of-Life Care 851

28 Evidence-Based Medicine 866

29 Patient-Centered Care 879

30 Final Examination 893

Index 915

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