Physician Assistant Exam Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

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Everything you need to know for the Physician Assistant exam is right here

More than 4,300 Questions & Answers

This powerful, result-oriented study guide delivers everything you need to improve knowledge, confidence, and recall. Featuring a rigorous quick-hit Q&A format consisting of short clinical questions with concise answers, this is truly your most effective weapon when preparing for the physician assistant certification and recertification exam.

The unique question and single-answer format eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the answers you'll need to know on exam day. With content following the NCCPA blueprint, emphasis is placed on distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential for exam success. This high-yield review for is the perfect compliment to larger texts and delivers an intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before your exam.


  • More than 4,300 rapid-fire questions cover all the core competencies on the NCCPA exam blueprint
  • Every chapter thoroughly updated by a nationwide team of PA-Cs
  • The perfect review for the PANCE and PANRE
  • Great for last-minute studying on clinical rotations
  • New chapter on test-taking tips
  • Foreword by AAPA Past President

Pearls of Wisdom: A Proven Study Method for the Highest Score Possible

  • BULLS-EYE HITS on physician assistant exam topics—the meaningful and the frequently tested
  • TOOLS TO IMPRINT YOUR MEMORY—pearls, drills, mnemonics, visual imagery, and other tested learning aids
  • RAPID-FIRE Q&A FORMAT that maximizes your study time
  • NO CONFUSING WRONG ANSWERS to clutter your memory

The content you need to ace the exam:

Exam Preparation and Test-Taking Strategies;




Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat (EENT);





Neurologic System;




Infectious Diseases;

Pediatrics / Geriatrics;

General Surgery;

Trauma Surgery;

Pharmacology and Toxicology;

Health Policy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071627719
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/30/2010
  • Series: Pearls of Wisdom Series
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 492
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author


Daniel Thibodeau, MHP, PA-C

Assistant Professor

Physician Assistant Program

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Norfolk, VA

Associate Editor:

Scott Plantz, MD

Clinical Professor

Chicago Medical School

Mt. Sinai Medical Center

Chicago, IL

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Table of Contents

Foreword, Cynthia Booth Lord
1. Examination Preparation and Test-Taking Strategies
2. Cardiovascular
3. Pulmonary
4. Endocrine
5. Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat (EENT)
6. Gastrointestinal / Nutritional
7. Genitourinary
8. Reproductive
9. Musculoskeletal
10. Neurology
11. Psychiatry / Behavioral Science
12. Dermatology
13. Hematology
14. Infectious Disease
15. Pediatrics / Geriatrics
16. Surgery
17. Trauma
18. Pharmacology / Toxicology
19. Health Policy

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