First Aid for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship, Third Edition

First Aid for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship, Third Edition

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First Aid for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship, Third Edition by Matthew S. Kaufman, Latha Ganti, Jeane Simmons Holmes, Priti Patel Schachel

The obstetrics and gynecology clerkship survival guide from the publishers of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1

This powerful review for the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship provides medical students taking required rotations with a single, concise, high-yield resource for excelling on the boards and wards. Hundreds of high-yield facts based on the clerkship's core competencies review everything students need to know for the clerkship. Margin notes highlight common exam and "pimp" questions to really help students shine. New to this edition, mini-cases are integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions. Four new chapters cover twinning, cervical dysplasia/HPV vaccine, breast disease, and women's health maintenance. A section of "classifieds" include scholarship and award opportunities.


  • High-yield yet comprehensive review of the most essential topics focuses study
  • NEW integrated mini-cases add clinical relevance and prepare students for questions they will see on the exam
  • Includes 4 NEW chapters
  • Exam tips and wards tips help students shine on the shelf exam and impress attendings
  • Written by students who aced the clerkship and based on the clerkship's core competencies
  • Edited and reviewed by ob/gyn faculty

Content you need to excel on the clerkship:
Section I. Tips for the Ob/Gyn Clerkship; Section II. High-Yield Facts in Obstetrics; Normal Anatomy, Diagnosis of Pregnancy, Physiology of Pregnancy, Antepartum, Intrapartum, Postpartum, Medical Conditions in Pregnancy, Complications of Pregnancy, Infections in Pregnancy, Twins, Abortions and Fetal Demise, Ectopic Pregnancy, Section III. High-Yield Facts in Gynecology; Contraception, Menstruation, Premenstrual Syndrome/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Infertility, Amenorrhea, Hyperandrogenism, Hyperprolactemia/Galactorrhea, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Pelvic Pain, Endometriosis/Adenomyosis, Cervical Dysplasia/HPV Vaccine, Cervical Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Vulvar Dysplasia and Cancer, Vulvar Dystrophies, Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia, Sexually Transmitted Infections/Vaginitis, Breast Disease, Womens’ Health Maintenance, Menopause, Pelvic Relaxation, Urinary Incontinence, Section IV. Classified, Opportunities for Medical Students, Web sites of Interest

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071664097
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 12/22/2010
Series: First Aid Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
File size: 20 MB
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About the Author

Matthew S. Kaufman, MD, is a board-certified oncologist at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York, NY. He completed his fellowhip in hematology and his residency in internal medicine at LIJ Medical Center. He is a graduate of SUNY-Downstate College of Medicine.
Latha G. Stead, MD, is Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY.
Jeané Simmons Holmes, MD, FACOG, is Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of the Mentorship Program at the Methodist Hospital-Houston Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program (associated with Weill Cornell Medical College), Houston, TX.
Priti P. Schachel, MD, is an attending physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Methodist Hospital-Houston, Houston, TX.

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