Step-Up to USMLE Step 2 / Edition 2
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Step-Up to USMLE Step 2 / Edition 2

by Jonathan P. Van Kleunen
     
 

This Step-Up Series volume is a high-yield, systems-based, outline-format review of commonly tested USMLE Step 2 material, including internal medicine subspecialties, required clerkship specialties, and important topics in medical practice. The user-friendly format, with numerous tables, illustrations, and flow charts, allows quick review of a vast body of

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Overview

This Step-Up Series volume is a high-yield, systems-based, outline-format review of commonly tested USMLE Step 2 material, including internal medicine subspecialties, required clerkship specialties, and important topics in medical practice. The user-friendly format, with numerous tables, illustrations, and flow charts, allows quick review of a vast body of facts. "Quick Hit" marginalia highlight facts likely to be tested. "Next Step" marginalia indicate what the clinician must do next after making a diagnosis. A full-color section illustrates classic presentations of dermatologic and other disorders. This edition includes additional Quick Hits, mnemonics, new illustrations, expanded coverage of ARDS, a new table on breast malignancy variants, and updated vaccination schedules.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781771566
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Series:
Step-Up Series
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS: Normal Cardiac Anatomy, Physiology, and Function / Ischemic Heart Disease / Arrhythmias / Heart Failure / Valvular Diseases / Cardiomyopathies / Pericardial Diseases / Myocardial Infections / Hypertension (HTN) / Shock / Vascular Diseases / Pediatric Cardiology

CHAPTER 2: PULMONARY DISORDERS: Measures of Pulmonary Function / Respiratory Infections / Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) / Obstructive Airway Diseases / Respiratory Neoplasms / Interstitial Lung Diseases and Other Lung Diseases / Vascular and Thromboembolic Pulmonary Conditions / Pleural Diseases / Sleep Apnea / Pulmonary Surgical Concerns / Pediatric Pulmonary Concerns

CHAPTER 3: GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS: Gastrointestinal (GI) Infections / Oral and Esophageal Conditions / Gastric Conditions / Intestinal Conditions / Pancreatic Disorders / Hepatobiliary Disorders / Pediatric GI Disorders

CHAPTER 4: GENITOURINARY DISORDERS: Normal Renal Function / Disorders of the Kidney / Glomerular Diseases / Renal Failure / Acid-Base Disorders / Electrolyte Disorders / Bladder and Ureteral Disorders / Male Reproduction / Pediatric Genitourinary Concerns

CHAPTER 5: ENDOCRINE DISORDERS: Disorders of Glucose Metabolism / Thyroid Disorders / Parathyroid Disorders / Pituitary and Hypothalamic Disorders / Adrenal Disorders / Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) / Pediatric Endocrine Concerns

CHAPTER 6: HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY: Anemias / Genetic Disorders of Hemoglobin / Leukocyte Disorders and Hypersensitivity / Clotting Disorders / Hematological Infections / Hematological Neoplastic Conditions / Oncologic Therapy / Other Pediatric Hematological and Oncologic Concerns

CHAPTER 7: SELECTED TOPICS IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE, CRITICAL CARE, AND SURGERY
Emergency Medicine
: Accidents and Injury / Toxicology / Cardiovascular Emergencies / Traumatology / Abuse and Sexual Assault
Basic Critical Care: Issues in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) / Hemodynamic Stability
Basic Surgical Concerns: Preoperative and Postoperative Issues / Surgical Emergencies / Transplantation

CHAPTER 8: NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS: Normal Neurologic and Neurovascular Function / Neurologic Infection / Headache / Cerebrovascular and Hemorrhagic Diseases / Seizure Disorders / Degenerative Neurologic Disorders / Peripheral Neurologic and Neuromuscular Disorders / Neoplasms / Sleep and Loss of Consciousness / Pediatric Neurologic Issues / Ophthalmology / Audiovestibular Disorders

CHAPTER 9: MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS: Common Adult Orthopaedic Conditions / Spine / Metabolic Bone Diseases / Infection / Osteoarthritis / Rheumatologic Diseases / Neoplasms / Pediatric Orthopaedics

CHAPTER 10: DERMATOLOGY: Infections / Inflammatory Skin Conditions / Bullous Diseases / Neoplasms / Plastic Surgery

CHAPTER 11: GYNECOLOGIC AND BREAST DISORDERS: Menstrual Physiology / Contraception / Menstrual Disorders and Issues / Common Gynecologic Infections / Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) / Gynecologic Neoplasms / Disorders of the Breast

CHAPTER 12: OBSTETRICS: Normal Pregnancy Physiology / Prenatal Care / Medical Complications of Pregnancy / Obstetric Complications of Pregnancy / Labor and Delivery / Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasms

CHAPTER 13: PEDIATRICS: Development and Health Supervision / Immune Disorders / Genetic Disorders (Chromosomal Pathology)

CHAPTER 14: PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS: Psychiatric Evaluation / Mood Disorders / Anxiety Disorders / Psychotic Disorders / Personality Disorders / Substance Abuse / Eating Disorders / Somatoform and Factitious Disorders / Delirium and Dementia / Pediatric Psychiatric Disorders

CHAPTER 15: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND ETHICS: Research Studies / Biostatistics / Ethics

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