Emergency Medicine PreTest Self-Assessment and Review, Third Edition

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Date

March 22, 2012

Format

Mixed media product, 560 pages

ISBN

0071773096 / 9780071773096

$

Your Price

37.00



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Main description

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Emergency Medicine: PreTest gives you 500 USMLE-format questions, answers, and concise but comprehensive explanations of correct and incorrect answer options to boost exam-day performance.

Market / Audience Primary Market: 3rd and 4th year US medical students in required rotations (18,000.yr.) Secondary Market: Foreign medical graduates preparing for the USMLE Step 2 CK

About the Book The PreTest Clinical Science Series prepares medical students for USMLE Step 2 CK, which assesses students' medical knowledge of core clinical topics with multiple-choice and matching questions. Useful as reviews for clerkship exams following core clinical rotations, each PreTest book contains 500 questions with complete but concise answers referenced to leading textbooks and journal articles.

Discussions review correct and incorrect answer options to reinforce learning. The Third Edition of Emergency Medicine: PreTest simulates the USMLE Step 2 CK test-taking experience by including 100% vignette-style questions and updates on the latest guidelines and procedures in emergency medicine. To ensure that questions are representative of the style and level of difficulty of the exam, each PreTest book is reviewed by students who either recently passed the Step 2CK of the boards or completed their EM rotation.

Key Selling Features

  • 500 USMLE Step 2 CK-format questions, answers, and explanations address the clerkship's core competencies
  • Complete explanations discuss right and wrong answer options
  • Includes multiple-choice and matching questions
  • Referenced to authoritative texts and seminal articles for further reading
  • Student-tested and reviewed
  • USMLE-format Q&A provides self-assessment and needed practice before exam day
  • Written by clerkship educators that understand what students need to learn.
  • References to current textbooks provide context for answer explanations
  • Student-tested and reviewed to ensure questions are relevant to exams

About the Author Adam Rosh, MD is Assistant Professor at Wayne State University/Detroit Receiving Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.


Table of contents

Introduction Acknowledgment Chest Pain and Cardiac Dysrhythmias Questions Answers Shortness of Breath Questions Answers Abdominal and Pelvic Pain Questions Answers Trauma Questions Answers Fever Questions Answers Shock and Resuscitation Questions Answers Poisoning and Overdose Questions Answers Altered Mental Status Questions Answers Gastrointestinal Bleeding Questions Answers Musculoskeletal Injuries Questions Answers Headache Questions Answers Weakness and Dizziness Questions Answers Pediatrics Questions Answers Vaginal Bleeding Questions Answers Environmental Exposures Questions Answers Eye Pain and Visual Change Questions Answers Wound Care Questions Answers Endocrine Emergencies Questions Answers Psychosocial Disorders Questions Answers Bibliography Index


Author comments

Adam Rosh, MD is Assistant Professor at Wayne State University/Detroit Receiving Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.





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