Neuroscience Pretest Self-Assessment and Review / Edition 7

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Overview

PreTest is the closest you can get to seeing the USMLE Step 1 without actually taking it!

Great for course review and the USMLE Step 1, PreTest asks the right questions so you’ll know the right answers. You’ll find 500 clinical-vignette style questions and answers along with complete explanations of correct and incorrect answers. The content has been reviewed by students who recently passed their exams, so you know you are studying the most relevant and up-to-date material possible. No other study guide targets what you really need to know in order to pass like PreTest!

  • 500 clinical-vignette style questions and robust answers
  • "High Yield Facts" section pinpoints must know content for the shelf exam
  • Anatomical illustrations test your knowledge on neuroanatomy
  • MRIs and CTs incorporate clinical knowledge of the nervous system.

Content that covers all the must-know topics:

High Yield Facts,

Gross Anatomy of the Brain,

Development,

The Neuron,

The Synapse,

Neurochemistry/Neurotransmitters,

The Spinal Cord,

The Autonomic Nervous System,

The Brainstem and Cranial Nerves,

Sensory Systems,

Anatomy of the Forebrain,

Motor Systems,

Higher Functions

Here's what students are saying about PreTest Neuroscience:

"PreTest Neuroscience provides an outstanding Q&A review of the neuroscience topics most frequently tested by the USMLE Step 1. The explanations of correct and incorrect answers are unparalleled by any other review I’ve used." — J. Eva Selfridge, Fourth Year MD/PhD Candidate, University of Kansas School of Medicine

"This is a useful study aid for students preparing for exams. With a broad collection of questions offered, students can integrate their basic science knowledge in clinical scenarios." — Daniel Eskenazi, Fourth Year MD/PhD Candidate, University of Washington School of Medicine

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071623476
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
  • Publication date: 2/18/2010
  • Series: Pretest Basic Science Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 399
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Allan Siegel, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Neurology & Neurosciences, with a joint appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School (Newark, NJ). His areas of research interest include neurobiology of aggression and rage; behavioral neuropharmacology; neuroanatomy; limbic system and behavior.

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Table of Contents

Preface Introduction High-Yield Facts Gross Anatomy of the Brain Development Anatomical and Functional Properties of Neurons and Muscle The Synapse Neurochemistry / Neurotransmitters The Spinal Cord The Autonomic Nervous System The Brainstem and Cranial Nerves Sensory Systems Anatomy of the Forebrain Motor Systems Higher Functions Bibliography Index

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