Synopses & Reviews
Real Life Clinical Cases for the Basic Sciences and USMLE Step 1
You need exposure to clinical cases to pass course exams and ace the USMLE Step 1. Case Files: Pharmacology presents 53 real-life clinical cases that illustrate essential concepts in pharmacology. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key basic science concepts, definitions of key terms, pharmacology pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. With this interactive system, you'll learn instead of memorize. This second edition gives you:
- 53 clinical cases, each with USMLE-style questions
- Clinical pearls that highlight key concepts
- Primer on how to approach clinical problems
- Proven learning system that improves your shelf exam scores<>
Here's what students have to say:
"The Case Files books have continued to help me in preparation for my case-based exames tremendously! I can honestly sasy they played a major role in my success this year and are becoming a great resource in the beginning of my board preparation."--Joshua Lynch, Class of 2008, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
"Case Files: Pharmacology focuses on rapid understanding of the whys and hows of drug use and prescription. This format allows for development of a knowledge base that will last long past the boards. Every medical student should use this book."--Suzanne Crandall, Class of 2005, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine
More than 50 high-yield pharmacology cases, each with USMLE-format review questions, help medical students excel in pharmacology coursework and ace the USMLE Step 1.
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More than 50 clinical cases help you excel in pharmacology courses and the USMLE Step 1
The Case Files series is an award-winning learning system proven to improve exam scores. This series helps you to learn in the context of real patients instead of simply memorizing. Case Files: Pharmacology: Second Edition presents 55 clinical cases with open-ended questions which weave basic science concepts into the clinical scenario. Each case includes an extended discussion (including definitions and a pathophysiology discussion), key points, and 3-5 USMLE-style comprehension questions. The authors are experienced teachers from the University of Texas-Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas.
Table of Contents
Section I: Applying the Basic Sciences to Clinical Medicine
Part 1: Approach to Learning Pharmacology
Part 2: Approach to Disease
Part 3: Approach to Reading
Section II: Clinical Cases
Fifty-One Case Scenarios
Section III: Listing of Cases
Listing by Case Number
Listing by Disorder (Alphabetical)