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USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Triage is the indispensable preparation book for the Step 2 Clinical Skills exam, presenting 40 high-yield patient-encounter cases that simulate the examination experience. Cases are organized for straightforward learning: a sample dialogue that mimics actual doctor-patient communication is followed by guidelines on performing the physical exam, ending the case, writing the patient note, and outlining the differential diagnosis. Comprehensive yet succinct, the cases address almost all possible exam scenarios, including telephone cases and "difficult patient" encounters. Each case contains detailed and relevant information on presenting complaints and conditions, with pertinent points highlighted and boxed for easy review. Written by the author of the popular USMLE Step 3 Triage, this book is optimal for either individual or group study and for any student interested in reviewing how to practice applying medical knowledge and patient-centered skills.
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Guides you through the Step 2 exam. Focusing on the important concepts of the exam, guide also suggest many communication techniques vital in establishing an excellent doctor-patient relationship. It contains thirty practice cases which help you hone your history-taking, physical examination, and communication skills.
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This fully revised Second Edition offers a complete review for the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) exam. It covers all diseases encountered on the exam and prepares students to interact with patients, take a good medical history, perform a focused physical examination, develop a workup plan, and write an organized patient note. Numerous sample cases and patient notes are included. This edition has new chapters on ethics in primary care; Step 2 cases and medical notes; and trauma medical notes. A new chapter format and design highlights essential information: chief complaint, questions to ask, key points, and workup plan.
Trust the #1 selling USMLE Step 2 CS review book for the most thorough, score-boosting exam preparation possible! A Doody's Core Title for 2011! The best USMLE Step 2 CS review got just got even better! The third edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS has been updated based on feedback from US and international medical student test takers. This student-to-student guide thoroughly prepares you for frequently tested cases, including telephone exams, to ensure CS success. 41 full-length practice cases that simulate the real exam – including all new pediatric and telephone interviews as well as suggested closing statements for each case A revised and expanded set of minicases representing common complaints designed to help you rapidly develop a set of differential diagnoses Time management advice to maximize your clinical encounters Step-by-step strategies for interacting with standardized patients, including “difficult patients” Detailed descriptions of high-yield physical exam maneuvers that will win you points without costing time Proven study and exam strategies from students who passed
USMLE Step 2 Secrets is an easy-to-read review perfect for busy students like you. Adam Brochert, MD-who scored in the 99th percentile on the Step 2 USMLE-and Theodore X. O’Connell, MD-author of several review and clinical reference books-present essential questions and answers covering the important concepts you need to know to score well on the USMLE Step 2 exam: key conditions you will be expected to recognize, all specialty and subspecialty topics, and necessary clinical concepts. Learn the most important questions and answers with the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series. Master all specialty and subspecialty topics covered on Step 2. Identify key facts and secrets using the Top 100 Secrets chapter. Review material quickly and easily thanks to bulleted lists, algorithms, and illustrations. Apply the pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" from well-known and highly popular authors, Adam Brochert, MD and Theodore X. O’Connell, MD. Find information quickly with a second color highlighting chapter and section titles, legends, bullets and icons, and key terms. Consult the book wherever you go thanks to the portable size that fits in your lab coat pocket.