Internal Medicine Correlations and Clinical Scenarios (CCS) USMLE Step 3 / Edition 1 by Conrad Fischer | 9780071826983 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Internal Medicine Correlations and Clinical Scenarios (CCS) USMLE Step 3 / Edition 1

Internal Medicine Correlations and Clinical Scenarios (CCS) USMLE Step 3 / Edition 1

by Conrad Fischer
     
 

ISBN-10: 007182698X

ISBN-13: 9780071826983

Pub. Date: 05/30/2014

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Your Secret Weapon for Mastering the USMLE Step 3

How prepared are you for the new USMLE Step 3? Are you worried about answering questions on basic science concepts? Uncertain about managing the clock in CCS cases? Unprepared to answer questions on general internal medicine topics? This book is the balm.

Created by bestselling author and lecturer Dr.

Overview

Your Secret Weapon for Mastering the USMLE Step 3

How prepared are you for the new USMLE Step 3? Are you worried about answering questions on basic science concepts? Uncertain about managing the clock in CCS cases? Unprepared to answer questions on general internal medicine topics? This book is the balm.

Created by bestselling author and lecturer Dr. Conrad Fischer, Internal Medicine Correlations & Clinical Scenarios provides an entertaining and comprehensive review of internal medicine topics on the USMLE Step 3.
Progressive clinical cases--embedded with meaningful foundational science correlations and CCS exam tips--ensure that you're prepared for the new USMLE Step 3.

Features:

  • 100 medicine cases with Q&A provide practice for the multiple-choice exam component of the USMLE Step 3
  • Embedded basic science correlations prepare you to answer foundational science questions
  • Integrated CCS navigation tips prepare you to handle
    Computer-based Case Simulations
  • High-yield coverage of cardiology, hematology, endocrinology, neurology, gastroenterology, nephrology, pulmonary, rheumatology, oncology, infectious diseases, and emergency medicine topics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071826983
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/30/2014
Edition description:
List
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
529,595
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface xiii

Introduction and How to Use This Book xv

List of Abbreviations and Acronyms xvii

Chapter 1 Cardiology 1

Case 1 Pulmonary Edema 1

Case 2 Congestive Heart Failure 6

Case 3 Acute Coronary Syndrome 10

Case 4 Aortic Stenosis 14

Case 5 Mitral Stenosis 18

Case 6 Atrial Fibrillation 23

Case 7 Supraventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Tachycardia, and Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome 26

Case 8 Pericardial Tamponade 33

Case 9 Complete Heart Block 39

Case 10 Mitral Regurgitation 44

Case 11 Peripheral Arterial Disease 48

Case 12 Syncope 53

Chapter 2 Hematology 57

Case 1 Iron Deficiency Anemia 57

Case 2 Thalassemia 62

Case 3 Vitamin B12 Deficiency (Alcoholism, Peripheral Neuropathy) 66

Case 4 Sickle Cell 71

Case 5 Autoimmune Hemolysis 77

Case 6 Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency 82

Case 7 Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria 85

Case 8 Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome and Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura 92

Case 9 Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura 96

Case 10 Von Willebrand Disease 100

Case 11 Clotting Factor Deficiency 104

Case 12 Thrombophilia (Hypercoagulable States): Deep Venous Thrombosis and Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia 106

Chapter 3 Endocrinology 113

Case 1 Diabetes-Initial Diagnosis and Treatment 113

Case 2 Diabetes-Prevention of Complications 120

Case 3 Diabetic Ketoacidosis 125

Case 4 Hypothyroidism 130

Case 5 Hyperparathyroidism 135

Case 6 Hypercortisolism 141

Case 7 Acromegaly 148

Case 8 Hyperaldosteronism 153

Case 9 Prolactinoma 162

Chapter 4 Neurology 167

Case 1 Stroke 167

Case 2 Parkinson Disease 173

Case 3 Myasthenia Gravis 177

Case 4 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage 182

Case 5 Guillain-Barré Syndrome 187

Case 6 Dementia 192

Case 7 Meningitis 194

Case 8 Head Trauma-Subdural 200

Chapter 5 Gastroenterology 205

Case 1 Gastrointestinal Bleeding 205

Case 2 Achalasia 212

Case 3 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 217

Case 4 Peptic Ulcer Disease 221

Case 5 Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome 224

Case 6 Inflammatory Bowel Disease 229

Case 7 Celiac Disease 235

Case 8 Hemochromatosis 239

Case 9 Pancreatitis 243

Chapter 6 Nephrology 247

Case 1 Acute Kidney Injury, Prerenal Azotemia (Dehydration) 247

Case 2 Acute Renal Failure (Rhabdomyolysis) 254

Case 3 Glomerulonephritis (Immunoglobulin A) 258

Case 4 Nephrotic Syndrome (Membranous) 263

Case 5 End Stage Renal Failure and Dialysis 269

Case 6 Syndrome of Inappropriate Secretion of Antiduretic Hormone 273

Case 7 Hypernatremia (Central Diabetes Insipidus) 278

Case 8 Hyperkalemia (Tumor Lysis Syndrome) 284

Case 9 Renal Tubular Acidosis 288

Case 10 Hypertension and Preventive Medicine 294

Chapter 7 Pulmonary 299

Case 1 Asthma 299

Case 2 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 305

Case 3 Pneumonia 312

Case 4 Pneumocystis Pneumonia 316

Case 5 Tuberculosis 322

Case 6 Pulmonary Embolus 327

Case 7 Sarcoidosis 332

Case 8 Pulmonary Hypertension 338

Chapter 8 Rheumtology 343

Case 1 Rheumatoid Arthritis 343

Case 2 Ankylosing Spondylitis 350

Case 3 Sjögren Syndrome 354

Case 4 Gout 358

Case 5 Osteoarthritis 364

Case 6 Scleroderma 369

Case 7 Polymyositis-Dermatomyositis 373

Case 8 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 379

Chapter 9 Oncology 385

Case 1 Breadst Cancer 385

Case 2 Prostate Cancer 390

Case 3 Myeloma 398

Case 4 Polycythemia Vera 406

Chapter 10 Infectious Diseases 409

Case 1 Osteomyelitis 409

Case 2 Endocarditis 415

Case 3 Pyelonephritis 422

Case 4 Cellulitis 426

Case 5 Urethritis 431

Case 6 Syphilis 434

Case 7 Herpes Zoster: Shingles 437

Case 8 Infections Diarrhea 441

Case 9 Malaria and Travel Medicine 446

Case 10 Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 452

Chapter 11 Emergency Medicine 457

Case 1 Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose 457

Case 2 Acetaminophen Overdose 462

Case 3 Aspirin Overdose 465

Case 4 Carbon Monoxide 471

Case 5 Ethylene Glycol and Methanol 476

Case 6 Organophosphates 482

Case 7 Spider Bite 486

Case 8 Digoxin Toxicity 489

Case 9 Drowning and Hypothermia 495

Case 10 Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome 499

Index 505

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