The Basic Sciences: Organ Systems / Edition 2

The Basic Sciences: Organ Systems / Edition 2

by Tao Le, Kendall Krause
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071743952

ISBN-13: 9780071743952

Pub. Date: 09/16/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The essential companion for your first two years of medical school

From Tao Le, author of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1

First Aid for the Basic Sciences: Organ Systems, 2e provides you with a solid understanding of the basic sciences relative to human organ systems with which all medical students must be familiar. The

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The essential companion for your first two years of medical school

From Tao Le, author of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1

First Aid for the Basic Sciences: Organ Systems, 2e provides you with a solid understanding of the basic sciences relative to human organ systems with which all medical students must be familiar. The second edition has been completely revised to feature a more student-friendly and approachable text, an updated high-yield rapid review section, new images, and more.

  • Delivers comprehensive single-source coverage of the entire second year of medical school
  • Includes important background material most other reviews leave out
  • Covers the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE
  • Offers full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE
  • Provides a practical framework for understanding the anatomy, physiology, pathohysiology, and pharmacology of each human organ system
  • Mirrors the table of content of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate study
  • Written by students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071743952
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/16/2011
Series:
First Aid Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
880
Sales rank:
232,819
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.86(h) x 1.22(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors

Faculty Reviewers

Preface

How to Use This Book

Acknowledgments

How to Contribute

Chapter 1: Cardiovascular

Embryology

Anatomy

Physiology

Pathology

Imaging

Pharmacology

Chapter 2: Endocrine

Hypothalamus and Pituitary

Thyroid and Parathyroid

Adrenal Gland

Pancreas

Chapter 3: Gastrointestinal

Embryology

Anatomy

Physiology

Pathology

Pharmacology

Chapter 4: Hematology and Oncology

Embryology

Anatomy

Pathology

Pharmacology

Chapter 5: Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue

Embryology

Anatomy

Physiology

Pathology

Pharmacology

Chapter 6: Neurology

Embryology

Histology

Pathology

Pharmacology

Chapter 7: Psychiatry

Basic Definitions and Concepts

Pathology

Chapter 8: Renal

Embryology

Anatomy

Histology

Physiology

Pathology

Pharmacology

Chapter 9: Reproductive

Embryology

Anatomy

Physiology

Pathology--Male

Pathology--Female

Pharmacology

Chapter 10: Respiratory

Embryology

Anatomy

Histology

Physiology

Pathology

Index

About the Editors

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