USMLE Step 2 CK Deja Review 2nd edition
USMLE Step 2 CK Deja Review 2nd edition has been scrutinized and edited to produce a higher yield and easier to use than the first. Outstanding medical students, who have recently taken Step 2, revised the original text to ensure the material covered herein is complete and current. The authors, now with a combined 30 years of experience in the medical field, have also edited the manuscript to emphasize the clinical relevance of the core concepts covered in Step 2.
Authors are confident that our efforts have produced one of the most useful guides for Step 2 review available today.
Step 2 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) tests the senior medical student’s ability to apply the basic principles of clinical medicine. However, before you can use those laws, you must be able to recall a core body of essential facts rapidly. This is why the USMLE Step 2 CK Deja Review 2nd edition series is the most efficient, well-organized, portable, and above all, a high-yield resource to prepare students for the USMLE. As recent graduates who have taken
Step 2, authors are confident that we have compiled a novel review guide that promotes rapid recall of all of the essential facts necessary for success on this examination. The author also realizes that a solid foundation in these principles will allow you to make a smooth transition into your residency.
USMLE Step 2 CK Deja Review 2nd edition content :
All concepts are presented in a question and answer format that covers the essential facts on hundreds of common and uncommon diseases. The material is divided into chapters covering the six major divisions of clinical medicine: internal medicine, surgery, neuroscience, psychiatry, OB/GYN, and pediatrics. Author has also included a brief emergency medicine chapter that addresses topics not covered under new conditions in each of the other sections.
This question and answer format have several significant advantages:
• It provides a rapid, straightforward way for you to assess your strengths and weaknesses.
• It allows you to efficiently review and commit to memory a large body of information.
• It will prepare you for getting “pimped” by residents and attendings on the wards.
• It offers you a break from tedious, convoluted multiple-choice questions.
• The clinical vignettes will expose you to the prototypic presentation of diseases classically tested on the USMLE
• It serves as a quick, last-minute review of high-yield facts. The compact, condensed design of the book is conducive to studying on the go, especially during any downtime on the wards.
HOW TO USE THIS USMLE Step 2 CK Deja Review 2nd edition?
Remember, this text is not intended to replace textbooks, course packs, or lectures. It is, however, designed to serve as a supplement to your studies during the third and fourth years of medical school. This USMLE Step 2 CK Deja Review 2nd edition text has been sampled and refined by a number of medical students who found it to be an essential part of their preparation for the USMLE shelf examinations, in addition to Step 2 itself. We recommend having the text spiral bound to make it more portable and easier to use.
Begin using this book early in your third year by carrying it with you during your clinical clerkships. You may cover up the answers with the included bookmark and quiz yourself or even your classmates. For a more significant challenge, try covering up the questions!
However you choose to study, we hope you find this resource helpful during your preparation for the USMLE Step 2 and throughout your clinical rotations. Best of luck!