Master the answers for your boards and wards! Medical students have no time to waste. Boards and Wards for USMLE Step 2 is the solution! Updated to reflect the current USMLE Step 2 test blueprint, and organized to parallel the clerkships that all 3rd and 4th year medical students are required to take, this bestselling resource makes it easy for you to study only what you truly need to know for the USMLE as well as end-of-rotation exams. -Study on the go thanks to a portable format that's ideal for clinical rotations. -Efficiently master the essentials through focused coverage of frequently tested topics, presented in a succinct, organized manner. -Test your knowledge with 100 USMLE-style questions inside the book - with answers and rationales. -Boost your test-taking skills with a new feature on USMLE "Pearls." -Grasp facts quickly through at-a-glance color graphs, tables, charts, and algorithms. -Easily look up rare diseases in a "Zebras and Syndromes" appendix.
Now packed with new illustrations and more clinically relevant than ever before, this fully updated Eighth Edition of Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide helps readers develop a fundamental knowledge of the medical terminology necessary for a career in any health care setting. To help students learn both medical terms and how they are used in real-world settings, this reader-friendly book demonstrates how medical terms are built from word parts (Part 1), introduces body structures, diseases, and treatments (Part 2), and covers each body system (Part 3). Accessible content, a logical organization, and reinforcing drills in every chapter combine to help readers master the information they need for success in their future careers. - Greater Student Confidence = Success: Use of Barbara Cohen?s Memmlers Anatomy and Physiology along with this Medical Terminology text delivers continuity of writing style, design, and online resources making students more confident and ultimately more successful in their chosen health profession. - A greater emphasis on clinical illustrations brings concepts to life and helps students connect learning to practice. - Updatedcases studies focus on current issues and hot topics to prepare students for the types of challenges they will encounter in practice. - PrepU is featured in the Ancillaries-at-a-Glance section and is identified with an icon throughout the text. - Online Student Resources have been updated and enhanced. - Online Lesson Plans have been updated with tips on using the book in a flipped classroom or in online learning. Features: - Chapter-opening Case Studiesand Learning Objectivesput medical terminology in context and help you identify learning goals. - Pretests give you an opportunity to assess your knowledge before reading each chapter and assess your progress after completing the chapter. - New and enhanced full-color drawings and photographs, including clinical illustrations, tissue micrographs, and figures, clarify the text. - New case studies focus on current issues and hot topics to prepare you for the types of challenges you?ll encounter in practice. - Key Termssections list the terms most commonly used, while Supplementary Terms cover more specialized terms in a later section. - Easy-to-reference Word Part tables in every chapter present roots, prefixes, and suffixes, along with examples of their use in medical terminology. - A greater emphasis on clinical illustrations brings concepts to life and helps you connect learning to practice. - Chapter-opening Ancillaries at a Glance sections identify online learning tools available to assist in concept mastery (including prepU adaptive quizzing). In addition, icons in the margins alert you to specific tools available online. - Clinical Perspectives boxes focus on body processes and techniques used in clinical settings - Health Professions boxes focus on a variety of health careers and demonstrate how medical terminology is used in clinical settings. - Focus on Words boxes provide historical or other interesting information on selected terms within a chapter. - For Your Referenceboxes provide additional information on medical terms. - An extensive chapter review includes case studies that present terminology in the context of a medical report and related questions that test your cumulative knowledge. - Chapter-ending exercises, including matching, word building, and other reinforcement tools, help you master each chapter?s content. - A wide range of interactive learning activities, including flash cards, word-building, and Listen & Label, Look & Label, Pronounce It, Spell It, and exercises, as well as games (including Quiz Show, crossword puzzles, hangman), help you study and review.
The complexity and copious number of details that must be mastered in order to fully understand renal physiology makes this one of the most daunting and intimidating topics covered in the first year of medical school. Although this is often only a 2-4 week module during the general physiology course, it is essential that students understand the foundations of renal physiology, and general physiology texts are often not detailed enough to provide students with what they need to master this difficult subject. The third volume in the Integrated Physiology Series offers students a clear, clinically oriented overview of renal physiology.The lecture-style format and conversational tone offset the difficult and intimidating nature of the subject, and detailed figures and
More than 70 leading consultants from health professions and nursing worked with us to help make this new edition of Stedman?s your one source for health reference. The new edition includes: More than 56,000 entries, updated to cover the current medical terminology. Stedman?s will carry your students into their chosen profession no matter where they are heading An anatomical insert based on images from the Anatomical Chart Company to help bring the terms and illustrations to life. More than 48,000 audio pronunciations available online so students can connect the spelling to the sound of the word and make sure they are accurately using their knowledge Nearly 65 appendices providing more information on crucial topics Stedman?s is the best way to get all the tools you need. Every Stedman?s Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing purchased offers the user FREE bonus resources, including: A FREE one-year subscription to Stedman?s Online so you and your students can access this resource on the go, and customize it to suit specific needs A FREE version of Stedman?s Plus Medical/Pharmaceutical Spellchecker
An engaging and hands-on way to learn the language of health care, Stedmans Medical Terminology, 2e uses a proven work text approach that helps students master the information they need to communicate successfully in the health care world. More than 4,500 questions make this the most comprehensive medical terminology resource on the market. Each chapter begins with enough coverage of anatomy and physiology to provide the context for learning the medical terms, followed by Word Part and Terminology Tables that provide strategies for figuring out the meaning of new words and connecting them to the appropriate body system. Exercises in every chapter progress in a meaningful way from recall and review, to word building, to comprehension, and finally to application and analysis. This approach allows student to a see their vocabulary grow and to connect what they are learning to a real-life context. The Second Edition has been updated to reflect the most current and actively used terms in today?s health care settings, new Study Tips help students develop the study skills they need to be successful in future courses, and new PrepU icons direct students to chapter-by-chapter adaptive quizzing and more. -A new PrepU icon directs students to online chapter-by-chapter adaptive quizzing. -Reorganized chapters now align with the Memmler?s Anatomy and Physiology text table of contents for cross-over consistency. -Chapter Objectives have been changed to Learning Outcomes and rewritten where necessary. -Study Tips in every chapter highlight common errors people make when working with medical terms, and give you tips for success. -An updated design maximizes images and better aligns figures to content -Updated terms and references provide the most current and actively used language in today?s health care settings. -Flashcards were removed from back of the text, but are still available online. -Revised and updated ancillary materials reflect changes made in the text.
Thoroughly revised and updated for its 2015 Edition with the help of the physician educators of Doctors in Training.com, LLC, Step-Up to USMLE Step 1 delivers comprehensive, systems-based review for the USMLE Step 1 exam. The book has been wide?ly acclaimed for its organization, which parallels the USMLE Step 1 content outline and helps students synthesize the information from their basic science courses. The popular, user-friendly format features numerous charts and diagrams, plus Quick Hits notes in the margins that help students integrate concepts across systems. The 2015 Edition includes a dedicated new chapter on Immunology. In addition, each chapter provides clinical vignettes, pharmacology as integrated into the systems-based format, and popular Crunch Time Review sections. CLASSIC Features students swear by: -Full-color interior design delivers content in a rousing, memorable style. -Full-color art program illustrates concepts when a picture says it best. -Complete coverage of high-yield topics ensures that students are test ready. -Clinical Vignettes allow the reader to "file away" clinical medicine connections for handy retrieval at test time. -Quick Hits in the margins highlight testable materials. -Crunch Time Review identifies essential content to facilitate last-minute study. -Drug and Bug Index enables quick reference. BONUS Material: -350 USMLE-style questions online allow for self-assessment and practice for the exam.