First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

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by Tao Le, Vikas Bhushan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071804269

ISBN-13: 9780071804264

Pub. Date: 08/01/2014

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The best-selling USMLE Step 2 CS review book--now completely updated to reflect the latest exam format!


  • 44 full-length practice cases that simulate the real exam--including 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

Overview

The best-selling USMLE Step 2 CS review book--now completely updated to reflect the latest exam format!


  • 44 full-length practice cases that simulate the real exam--including 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
  • Updated content based on feedback from recent U.S. and international test takers
  • 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
  • Time management advice to maximize your clinical encounters
  • Proven study and exam strategies from students who passed the exam

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071804264
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2014
Series:
First Aid USMLE Series
Edition description:
List
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
65,081
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

I. Guide to the USMLE Step 2 CS

Introduction

USMLE Step 2 CS-The Basics

Preparing for the Step 2 CS

Test-Day Tips

First Aid for the IMG

Suppleent-The USMLE Step 2 CS Travel Guide

II. The Patient Encounter

Introduction

Doorway Information

Taking the History

The Physical Exam

Closure

How to Interact with Special Patients

Challenging Questins and Situations

Counseling

The Patient Note

III. Minicases

IV. Practice Cases

V. Top-Rated Review Resources

Appendix

Index

About the Authors

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First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS, Fifth Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ArtemisB More than 1 year ago
A good first pass review for Step 2. May not be sufficient but necessary.