Step-Up to USMLE Step 1: The 2013 Edition (Step-Up Series)

Thoroughly revised and up to date for its 5th variation with assistance from medical professionals in Training.com, LLC, Step-Up to USMLE Step 1 is the best complete systems-based evaluation for the USMLE Step 1 examination. The e-book has been generally acclaimed for its high-yield, systems-based association, which parallels the USMLE Step 1 content material define and is helping scholars synthesize the data from their simple technology classes. the preferred, basic layout gains quite a few charts and diagrams and "Quick Hits" notes within the margins that support scholars combine techniques throughout structures. In the Fifth version, medical vignettes were constructed inside of every one bankruptcy, pharmacology has been extra built-in into the systems-based layout, a "Crunch Time overview" has been additional, and a brand new bankruptcy outlines learn guidance and thoughts. A significant other web site positive factors absolutely searchable on-line textual content, a pattern query financial institution, and more.

Show description

Quick preview of Step-Up to USMLE Step 1: The 2013 Edition (Step-Up Series) PDF

Similar Medicine books

Deja Review Pharmacology, Second Edition

Greatest RETENTION--MINIMAL TIME "This is a superb assessment of pharmacology for the scholar who's seeking to determine his/her strengths and weaknesses sooner than the examination. " -- Alexis Dallara, Fourth yr scientific scholar, SUNY Downstate collage of drugs "The great thing about this article is that it comprises crucial pharmacology ideas in a compact publication that may be speedy referenced and skim a number of occasions through the process a student's experiences.

ECG Rounds

Approximately 2 hundred TRACINGS AND a hundred and fifty situations train YOU THE artwork AND technology OF ECG INTERPRETATION Written to be the go-to source for citizens and scholars on cardiology rotation, ECG Rounds replicates the event of getting a grasp clinician rounding with you--skillfully linking ECG abnormalities to a specific case.

Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders

Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Richard Halgin’s irregular Psychology: medical views on mental problems, 7th variation contains assurance of expected adjustments within the DSM-5. offering the Human event of mental problems. In Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Richard Halgin’s irregular Psychology: scientific views on mental problems, scholars are proven the human part of irregular Psychology.

Vitamin D, Third Edition: Volume Two

The 3rd version of this vintage compendium, diet D, is the main entire, authoritative reference to be had within the box. In volumes and over a hundred chapters, the editors and authors have marshaled all at present on hand facts at the uncomplicated mechanisms, general body structure and results on affliction of diet D; they've got laid out for the reader up to date and specialist info at the position of diet D in healthiness and plenty of problems.

Additional info for Step-Up to USMLE Step 1: The 2013 Edition (Step-Up Series)

Show sample text content

Peripheral neuropathy 7. Hematologic findings a. elevated susceptibility to an infection b. Lymphocytopenia and leukopenia c. Normocytic, normochromic anemia scientific Vignette 6-3 143–166_McInnis_CH006_printer_file. indd 161 The Renal procedure medical PRESENTATION: A 55-year-old lady offers to her fundamental care health care professional with the executive grievance of nausea, vomiting, and feeling “out of it” over the last 2 days. She additionally stories urinating much less often and weight achieve, even though she doesn't have a lot of an urge for food. Her prior clinical heritage is important for CHF. actual exam unearths generalized edema and a 10-lb weight achieve on the grounds that her final stopover at 1 month in the past. DIFFERENTIALS: Acute renal failure (ARF), persistent renal failure (CRF), acute tubular necrosis. ARF is outlined as swift, revolutionary lessen in renal functionality characterised through elevation in blood urea nitrogen/creatinine (BUN/Cr) and doubtless oliguria. Renal failure should be prerenal, intrinsic renal, or postrenal. Prerenal failure is attributable to inadequate renal perfusion as in CHF, while postrenal failure is brought on by obstructed renal outflow. Intrinsic renal failure is attributable to parenchymal harm to the glomerulus, tubules, interstitium, or vasculature. there are various explanations for every kind of renal failure (Figure 6-10). during this sufferer, hypovolemia from CHF is the reason for inadequate renal perfusion. Acute tubular necrosis factors eighty five% of intrinsic renal failure, yet we'd count on a few historical past of renal ischemia or toxin publicity (see speedy Hit). CRF has lab findings in universal with ARF, yet we'd count on medical manifestations of uremia and a number of cases of irregular BUN, Cr, and urinalysis. LABORATORY stories: A urinalysis will be received searching for the presence of casts. Presence of muddy brown casts (seen in acute tubular necrosis), pink blood mobile (RBC) casts (glomerular disease), or white blood mobile (WBC) casts (pyelonephritis, acute interstitial nephritis) wouldn't be anticipated in ARF. Urine chemistry such as BUN/Cr, fractional excretion of sodium (FENaϩ), and urine osmolality might even be bought. In prerenal and postrenal failure, the BUN:Cr ratio is sometimes more than 20:1 as a result of elevated urea absorption in comparison to intrinsic renal failure. In prerenal failure, the FENaϩ is lower than 1% as the reduced glomerular filtration expense reasons huge reabsorption of sodium and water, while in intrinsic renal failure, the FENaϩ is bigger than 2% to three% simply because Na is poorly reabsorbed. equally, we think elevated urine osmolality in prerenal failure as the kidney is ready to reabsorb water, while we see diminished urine osmolality in intrinsic renal failure simply because renal water reabsorption is impaired. additionally, renal ultrasound will be received to rule out obstruction. Renal ultrasound displaying small, echogenic kidneys are pathognomonic of CRF. administration: an important a part of remedy is to persist with urinary output: sufferers with ARF first adventure an oliguric part through a diuretic part.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.62 of 5 – based on 12 votes