First Aid Clinical Pattern Recognition for the USMLE Step 1 New PDF

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First Aid Clinical Pattern Recognition for the USMLE Step 1 1st Edition New PDF 2022 – Review

This groundbreaking new guide helps you logically associate and link symptoms to likely diagnoses/conditions―a critical skill for passing the USMLE Step 1   

Despite the recent changes to the USMLE Step 1, it remains a very important exam for medical students. In order to navigate the vignette-based questions, students must be able to determine a diagnosis based on the vignette, then understand the science behind the diagnosis―a process called pattern recognition.

This innovative guide will help you master  pattern recognition―a crucial skill to develop in order to thrive throughout the medical school curriculum. 

Organized by symptom to reflect exactly what you’ll see on test day, First Aid Clinical Pattern Recognition for the USMLE Step 1 pdf provides overviews for more than 50 symptoms, discussing differential diagnosis and the principles that should inform your thinking about each symptom.

Overviews are followed by Step 1-style vignettes for every potential diagnosis that may be included in the Step 1 exam. Then, each vignette is followed by the diagnosis―and competing diagnoses―along with explanations of why the patterns fit for the correct diagnosis. 

Guiding principles provide important information (such as which diagnoses are common, which are rare, which are acute, which are chronic, etc.) to enhance the way you think about each symptom.

Each vignette contains classic history/physical exam and lab/test findings that would be observed in a typical presentation of the disease.

Book Authors

Asra R. Khan
Asra R. Khan

About the Author

Asra R. Khan, MD, is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Course Director, Essentials of Clinical Medicine, M3/M4 Clerkship Director, Internal Medicine, at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago.

Joseph R. Geraghty is an MD/PhD Candidate in the Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, and AAMC OSR Liaison to the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME).

First Aid Clinical Pattern Recognition for the USMLE Step 1 1st Edition New PDF 2022 – Details

Book Details

FormatPDF – Kindle Edition
Pages482 pages
Size443.72 MB
PublisherMcGraw Hill / Medical
DateOctober 29, 2021
LanguageEnglish
Price$34.19
Amazon Linkhttps://amzn.to/3t2t1jC
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