Students need exposure to cases to pass the USMLE Step 2 examination, which is entirely case-based questions
Case Files: Emergency Medicine is the closest you can get to the wards without seeing patients.
Includes 45 clinical cases with discussions cover common emergency medicine situations.Also includes USMLE-style comprehension questions for exam practice.
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The closest you can get to seeing patients without being on the wards!
Students need exposure to cases to pass the USMLE Step 2 and the emergency medicine shelf exam. This book presents 47 clinical cases illustrating essential concepts in emergency medicine. Perfect for the clerkship and the USMLE Step 2, each case includes an extended discussion, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. This interactive learning system helps you to learn instead of memorize.
*47 emergency medicine cases with complete discussions
*Clinical pearls highlight key points
*USMLE-style comprehension questions with each case
*Primer on how to approach the patient
*Proven learning system improves shelf exam scores
“Superior to other case file books.”
-Chang-Kun Choi, Medical Student, Midwestern University School of Medicine
“Using clinical scenarios not only makes the reading fun and interesting, but it is far more engaging than sitting down with a bulleted text and reviewing detail after detail. This is a much better way to learn clinical information. I have not read a book like this before, and I certainly have enjoyed it.”
–Eric Hossler, Medical Student, James H. Quillen College of Medicine
“I LOVED this book! I would recommend this book to all third-year students… The book uses a clinical approach and does not lose sight of the pathophysiology behind the disease -- GREAT preparation for being on the wards! The subject matter is also deceptively detailed, with much more information than one normally finds in a text of case files. The reader can use this book as either a rigorous self-test or a read-through introduction to the subject. Once again - a GREAT text!”
–Elizabeth Johnston, Medical Student, Emory University
Eugene C. Toy, MD Assistant Course Director & Clerkship Director Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology University of Texas—Houston Medical School Director of Ultrasound Christus St. Joseph Ob/Gyn Residency Program Houston, TX
Barry Simon, MD Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine University of California, San Francisco Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine Alameda County Medical Center Oakland, California San Francisco, CA
Terrence H. Liu, MD, University of California, School of Medicine
Jorge Trujillo, MD Director, Emergency Medical Services, University of Texas Houston, Houston, TX
Kay Takenaka, MD Emergency Medicine Clerkship Director University of Texas Houston, School of Medicine, Houston, TX
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