Step-Up to Medicine.
Step-Up to Medicine
Publication Date: 2012
Availability: In Stock
ISBN/ISSN: 9781609133603


Step-Up to Medicine is your lifeline for the clinical years of medical school. This book was originally written by third-year medical students searching for the perfect review book—not finding it on the market, they wrote it themselves! Now in its third edition, Step-Up to Medicine boils down the full scope of tested pathology in a single ingenious tool. Each element is tailored for immediate content absorption, and an all-new, full-color interior differentiate elements for even faster, more efficient review. And, Step-Up to Medicine, third edition provides two types of self-assessment—the kinds of questions you will ask yourself as a clinician plus USMLE-style practice questions. This review book gives you just the Step-Up to the medicine clerkship, accompanying shelf exams, and USMLE Step 2 that you need!
NEW Features for this blockbuster edition:
  • Full-color, updated interior design brings the content to you in a rousing, memorable style.
  • Full-color, updated art program illustrates concepts when a picture says it best—plenty of clinical images also supplement topics.
  • New content on evidence-based medicine keeps you current and informed to guide your clinical decision making. 
  • Expanded content on drug dosing is added where relevant. 
CLASSIC Features students swear by:
  • Complete coverage of high-yield medical topics ensures you are test ready
  • Clinical Pearls boxes help you “file away” clinical medicine connections for handy retrieval at test time
  • Quick Hits glimmering in the margins highlight highly testable material—just see how the sparks fly at test time
BONUS Material and study resources:
  • eBook with the fully searchable text is available via thePoint .
  • NEW 300 USMLE-style questions provide another means of self-assessment and practice for those exams
  • NEW Audio clips of breath and heart sounds also available on thePoint
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NEW and Classic Features Praised by Students:

  • New full-color, redesigned and updated interior
  • New full-color, updated art program, including new radiographs and photographs
  • New 300 USMLE-style questions provided on thePoint in an online question bank for self-testing
  • New expanded drug dosage information, as appropriate
  • New Quick Hits focused on Evidence-Based medicine
  • New audio clips of heart sounds available on thePoint
  • Complete coverage of high-yield medical topics in a variety of disciplines
  •  Numerous charts and tables summarize information for quick review
  • Quick Hit margin notes reinforce need to know  facts and mnemonics
  • Clinical Pearls  emphasize clinical medicine connections
  • 100 Next-Step patient management-style question and answer section in the print book serves as a great tool for self-testing
Steven S. Agabegi MD
Resident, Orthopedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Elizabeth Agabegi MD
Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Edition: 3
ISBN/ISSN: 9781609133603
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 10.875 x 8.375
Pages: 576
Pub Date: 2012
Weight: 2.9
Chapter 1.            Diseases of the Cardiovascular System   
Chapter 2.            Diseases of the Pulmonary System
Chapter 3.            Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System 
Chapter 4.            Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases         
Chapter 5.            Diseases of the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems      
Chapter 6.            Connective Tissue and Joint Diseases    
Chapter 7.            Diseases of the Renal and Genitourinary System   
Chapter 8.            Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Disorders
Chapter 9.            Hematologic Diseases and Neoplasms   
Chapter 10.          Infectious Diseases
Chapter 11.          Diseases of the Skin and Hypersensitivity Disorders
Chapter 12.          Ambulatory Medicine            
Radiographic Interpretation    
Electrocardiogram Interpretation            
Physical Examination Pearls  
Workup and Management of Common Problems on the Wards            
Basic Statistics and Evidence-Based Medicine       
Anatomic Abbreviations        
Dosage Abbreviations            
Gas/Compound Abbreviations               
General Abbreviations           
Unit of Measure Abbreviations              
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