First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2021
First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2021, Thirty First Edition 31st Edition:
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YOU NEED THIS UPDATED EDITION OF FIRST AID TO EXCEL ON THE REVISED USMLE® STEP 1!
First Aid™ remains the most trusted name in USMLE® review―just ask any medical student!
- A complete framework for USMLE Step 1 preparation, annually updated with crowdsourced contributions from thousands of students
- Updated exam preparation advice for USMLE Step 1 pass/fail, Step 1 blueprint changes, and COVID-19 impacts
- New section on communication skills reflects the latest Step 1 content
- New focus on diversity, equity and inclusion incorporates race and ethnic considerations, as well as gender neutral terminology
- Nearly 1,400 must-know topics with mnemonics to focus your study
- 1,200+ color photos and illustration―170+ new or revised―help you visualize processes, disorders, and clinic findings
- Rapid Review section for efficient last-minute preparation
- Bonus material and real-time updates exclusively at FirstAidTeam.com
Table of Contents
- How to use this book
- Selected USMLE laboratory values
- First Aid Checklist for the USMLE Step 1
- Section I. Guide to Efficient Exam Preparation
- USMLE Step 1, The basics
- Defining your goal
- Learning strategies
- Timeline for study
- Study materials
- Test-taking strategies
- Clinical vignette strategies
- If you think you failed
- Testing agencies
- Section I Supplement. Special Situations
- Section II. High-Yield General Principles
- How to use the database
- Public health sciences
- Section III. High-Yield Organ Systems
- Approaching the organ systems
- Hematology and oncology
- Musculoskeletal, skin, and connective tissue
- Neurology and special senses
- Rapid Review
- Section IV. Top-Rated Review Resources
- How to use the database
- Question banks
- Web and mobile apps
- Anatomy, embryology, and neuroscience
- Behavioral science
- Cell biology and histology
- Microbiology and immunology
- Abbreviations and symbols.
Tao Le, MD, MHS, is Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and Chief, Section of Allergy and Immunology, University of Louisville. He is also affiliated with the Division of Allergy and Immunology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Vikas Bhushan, MD, is a former diagnostic radiologist, currently residing in Boracay, Philippines.
Matthew Sochat, MD, is a physician in the Hematology and Medical Oncology Department at Southeastern Medical Oncology Center in Goldsboro, NC.
Vikas Bhushan, MD practices diagnostic radiology from his home-base in Los Angeles, California.