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ISBN-10 0071736034ISBN-13 9780071736039
ISBN-10 0071712976ISBN-13 9780071712972
Author(s): Le, Tao; Bhushan, Vikas; Bagga, Herman
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 486

The best, most trusted review for the USMLE Step 3 is now in full color

First Aid for the USMLE Step 3 provides busy residents with thousands of high-yield facts, mnemonics, and visual aids to help them pass the USMLE Step 3. More than 100 mini-cases provide practice for the CCS portion of the exam. The third edition features full color throughout the book, 35 pages of new material, and a complete revision to eliminate redundancy and over-information and highlight the most essential material for the exam. It is written by residents who recently passed Step 3 and reviewed by faculty for accuracy.


  • Thousands of high-yield facts, mnemonics, and visual aids for board success
  • NEW: full color throughout with many new color images
  • NEW: Classic and frequently-tested scenarios integrated throughout the text clue you in for exam questions
  • 100+ mini-cases provide invaluable preparation for the CCS portion of the exam
  • Completely revised throughout and including 35 pages of new material and more clinical images
  • Written by residents with recent experience taking the Step 3 examination

The content you need to ace the USMLE Step 3
Section I: Guide to the USMLE Step 3 and the CCS;Section II: Database of High-Yield Facts;Chapter 1. Ambulatory Medicine;Chapter 2. Cardiovascular;Chapter 3. EM;Chapter 4. Ethics and Statistics;Chapter 5. GI;Chapter 6. Hematology;Chapter 7. Oncology;Chapter 8. Infectious Disease;Chapter 9. Musculoskeletal;Chapter 10. Nephrology;Chapter 11. Neurology;Chapter 12. Obstetrics;Chapter 13. Gynecology;Chapter 14. Pediatrics;Chapter 15. Psychiatry;Chapter 16. Pulmonary;Section III: High-Yield CCS Cases;Appendix;Index

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