USMLE Step 1 Secrets [NOOK Book]

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Use the proven format of the best-selling Secrets SeriesTM to prepare for the USMLE Step 1. Presented as questions and answers based on clinical vignettes, USMLE Step 1 Secrets will aid you in not only retaining but understanding key information for the boards. Co-authored by Dr.Tom Brown, author of Rapid Review in Physiology, and Dr.Dave Brown, the second edition has been updated to be even more concise and ultra high-yield, while still offering a complete overview of the key topics and the top ?secrets? and ...
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USMLE Step 1 Secrets

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Overview

Use the proven format of the best-selling Secrets SeriesTM to prepare for the USMLE Step 1. Presented as questions and answers based on clinical vignettes, USMLE Step 1 Secrets will aid you in not only retaining but understanding key information for the boards. Co-authored by Dr.Tom Brown, author of Rapid Review in Physiology, and Dr.Dave Brown, the second edition has been updated to be even more concise and ultra high-yield, while still offering a complete overview of the key topics and the top “secrets? and personal insights from the authors.
  • Utilizes a case-based approach to prepare you for the Step 1 exam.
  • Implements systems-based organization for an integrated approach.
  • Uses the Secrets Q&A format to make learning interesting and effective.
  • Uses a new Top 100 Secrets chapter as a recap of the most important information in the book to help you review quickly.
  • Incorporates 7 new chapters, including Clinical Anatomy and Pharmacology, and Toxicology to expand coverage of high-yield areas and keep you current.
  • Provides maximum information in minimal time to help fit a concise review into your busy schedule.
  • Includes a color pathology and dermatology section to enhance the clarity and understanding of key images.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323078634
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 8/28/2008
  • Series: Secrets
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: 2
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 740
  • Sales rank: 909,345
  • File size: 14 MB
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Meet the Author

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington; Medicine Hospitalist, Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain, CT

Chief Resident, Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA

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Table of Contents

1. Gastrointestinal System 1
2. Neurology 25
3. Ophthalmology 49
4. Endocrine System 53
5. Cardiovascular System 75
6. Female Reproductive System 95
7. Behavioral Sciences 111
8. Musculoskeletal System 131
9. Anemias 151
10. Coagulopathies 163
11. Hematologic Malignancies 171
12. Respiratory System 181
13. Genitourinary System 199
14. Immune System 215
15. Genetic and Metabolic Diseases 237
16. Bacterial Diseases 259
17. Viral, Fungal, and Parasitic Diseases 273
18. Biostatistics 281
Index 291
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  • Posted February 9, 2009

    Step 1 Secrets = Top Notch Compact Review Book

    The Q+A and systems approach to Step 1 Secrets offers is an excellent way to approach Step 1. It by no means replaces First Aid or MedEssentials, but the explanations are often more clear than either of them in some areas (namely Cardio). It's perfect (and compact) for a quick, easy review of the material for class or for the boards, especially to peruse at the gym or a cafe.<BR/><BR/>I've found a couple mistakes, but they're minor, and nothing a typical med student would fret over.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2006

    Enjoyable Studying?

    So, in the process of studying for USMLE Step 1, I came across this book. I had no idea how awesome it was. It's a system-based book that typically presents some essential background information on a topic and then presents cases. It's a question and answer style book. To be honest, the book is not the most holistic in terms of description and facts, but I used it as a review after studying an organ system in depth. It really tied everything together and even simplified some concepts. I actually found myself reading this book when I just couldn't handle normal studying anymore. It's great for a more leisure-type reading/learning. I highly suggest this book. Also, if you're taking COMLEX, consider this book. The two primary authors consist of an allopathic student and an osteopathic student. (Although, it does not integrate OMT.)

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