First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

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

ISBN-10: 0071760504

ISBN-13: 9780071760508

Pub. Date: 02/16/2012

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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

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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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071760508
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
02/16/2012
Series:
First Aid USMLE Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
459
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.74(h) x 0.66(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

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