Cracking the Boards: USMLE Step 2

Cracking the Boards: USMLE Step 2

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375761645
Publisher: Random House Information Group
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.98(h) x 1.35(d)

About the Author

John J. Mariani, M.D., a graduate of the New York University School of Medicine, is the Director of Research and Development for Medical Licensing Programs at The Princeton Review.  He has worked closely with USMLE students teaching Princeton Review USMLE courses and is responsible for guiding the work of dozens of MD's and PhD's who contribute to the Princeton Review's course material.

Table of Contents

Prefacexiii
Introduction1
Clinical Vignettes21
Family Medicine23
Alcoholic Liver Disease23
Asthma26
Dental Caries30
Family Planning32
Hypercholesterolemia36
Impotence39
Lyme Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)44
Obesity46
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever49
Tuberculosis52
Internal Medicine55
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome55
Acute Bacterial Meningitis58
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia60
Acute Myeloid Leukemia62
Acute Myocardial Infarction64
Acute Nephritic Syndrome and Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis67
Acute Nephrotic Syndrome70
Alzheimer's Disease72
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis74
Breast Disorders76
Cardiomyopathy80
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia83
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia85
Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease87
Community-Acquired Pneumonia90
Diabetes Mellitus92
Hodgkin's Disease95
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection98
Huntington's Disease101
Multiple Sclerosis103
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma105
Parkinson's Disease107
Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia109
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus111
Viral Encephalitis115
Ob/Gyn118
Antepartum Testing -- Biophysical Profile118
Antepartum Testing -- Late Decelerations120
Antepartum Testing -- Nonstress Test122
Antepartum Testing -- Fetal Heart Rate Patterns (Variable Decelerations)124
Cervical Carcinoma126
Endometrial Cancer129
Endometriosis132
HELLP Syndrome134
Infertility and Assisted Reproduction135
Menstrual Dysfunction138
Placental Abruption142
Placenta Previa144
Preeclampsia--Term Pregnancy147
Preterm Labor149
Preterm Rupture of Membranes151
Rape Victim153
Rupture of the Membranes--Term Pregnancy154
Sexually Transmitted Disease Screening156
Pediatrics160
Acute Bronchiolitis160
Acute Epiglottiditis162
Attempted Suicide164
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder166
Cerebral Palsy168
Child Abuse and Neglect170
Croup173
Cystic Fibrosis175
Immunization178
Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis182
Parvovirus B19 Infection184
Scoliosis187
Psychiatry190
Alcoholism190
Antisocial Personality Disorder192
Bipolar Disorders194
Borderline Personality Disorder197
Cocaine Dependence199
Eating Disorders (Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa)202
Extrapyramidal Side Effects of Antipsychotic Drug Therapy204
Factitious Disorder206
Generalized Anxiety Disorder208
Histrionic Personality Disorder210
Major Depressive Disorder212
Narcissistic Personality Disorder215
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder217
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder219
Opioid Dependence221
Panic Disorder/Agoraphobia223
Paranoid Personality Disorder226
Paraphilias228
Schizoaffective Disorder230
Schizoid Personality Disorder232
Schizophrenia234
Schizotypal Personality Disorder237
Sleep Disorders239
Suicide242
Surgery244
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm244
Acute Appendicitis246
Burns249
Cholecystitis252
Cholelithiasis and Choledocholithiasis256
Diverticular Disease259
Intestinal Obstruction262
Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage266
Malignant Melanoma269
Pancreatitis271
Pneumothorax275
Trauma279

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