First Aid for the Basic Sciences, General Principles, Second Edition / Edition 2

First Aid for the Basic Sciences, General Principles, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Tao Le, Kendall Krause
     
 

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ISBN-10: 007174388X

ISBN-13: 9780071743884

Pub. Date: 09/16/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The essential companion for your first two years of medical school

First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles, 2e provides you with a solid understanding of the basic science principles with which all medical students must be familiar. The second edition has been completely revised to feature a more student-friendly and approachable

Overview

The essential companion for your first two years of medical school

First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles, 2e provides you with a solid understanding of the basic science principles with which all medical students must be familiar. The second edition has been completely revised to feature a more student-friendly and approachable text, an updated high-yield rapid review section, new images, and more.

  • Delivers comprehensive single-source coverage of the entire first year of medical school
  • Includes important background material most other reviews leave out
  • Covers the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE
  • Offers full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE
  • Provides a framework for understanding anatomy and histology, embryology, behavioral science, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, pathology, and pharmacology
  • Mirrors the table of content of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate study
  • Written by students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071743884
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/16/2011
Series:
First Aid Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
283,172
Product dimensions:
10.82(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors

Faculty Reviewers

Preface

Acknowledgments

How to Use This Book

How to Contribute

Chapter 1: Anatomy and Histology

Cellular Anatomy and Histology

Gross Anatomy and Histology

Chapter 2: Behavioral Science

Epidemiology

Statistics

Disease Prevention

Ethics

Life Cycle

Psychology

Chapter 3: Biochemistry

Molecular Biology

Nucleotide Synthesis

Mutations and DNA Repair

Enzymes

The Cell

Connective Tissue

Homeostasis and Metabolism

Amino Acids

Nutrition

Fed Versus Unfed State

Laboratory Tests and Techniques

Genetics

Chapter 4: Embryology

Chapter 5: Microbiology

Bacteriology

Spirochetes

Mycology

Parasitology

Virology

Microbiology: Systems

Antimicrobials

Chapter 6: Immunology

Principles of Immunology

Pathology

Chapter 7: Pathology

Chapter 8: General Pharmacology

Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacokinetics

Toxicology

Index
About the Editors

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