First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS (Google eBook)
A STUDENT TO STUDENT GUIDE
YOUR COMPLETE CS SURVIVAL GUIDE FROM THE AUTHORS OF FIRST AID FOR THE USMLE STEP 1
INSIDER ADVICE FOR STEP 2 CS SUCCESS
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Abdominal exam abdominal pain acute alcohol allergies antibody Auscultation blood cancer CHALLENGING QUESTIONS Checklist/SP Sheet PATIENT chest pain colonoscopy cough diabetes Diagnosis Diagnostic Workup diarrhea Differential Diagnosis Differential Diagnosis Diagnostic discussed initial diagnostic discussed initial management disease DOORWAY INFORMATION Opening electrolytes Exam Vital signs Examination Differential Diagnosis Examinee Examinee discussed initial Examinee identified his/her Examinee introduced selfby Examinee showed compassion Explain your clinical F presents feel fever Gram stain headache hematuria hepatosplenomegaly Hypothyroidism identified his/her role impression and workup infection INFORMATION Opening Scenario introduced selfby name Key History Key Physical Exam Ménière’s disease months ago MRI—brain NOTE History HPI Onset palpation PATIENT NOTE PATIENT NOTE History patient’s name Pelvic exam Peptic ulcer Physical Exam Vital Physical Examination Differential Presentation Differential Workup Question Patient Response Rectal exam Sample Closure Sheet PATIENT DESCRIPTION stool symptoms tests urine USMLE STEP USMLESTEP2CS PATIENT NOTE vaginal Vital signs workup plan
Page 28 - Have you ever felt the need to Cut down on drinking? Have you ever felt Annoyed by criticism of your drinking? Have you ever felt Guilty about your drinking? Have you ever taken a morning Eye opener? INTERPRETATION: Two "yes" answers are considered a positive screen. One "yes" answer should arouse a suspicion of alcohol abuse.
Page 28 - Have people Annoyed you by criticizing your drinking? Have you ever felt bad or Guilty about your drinking?
Page 125 - Abuse" shall mean an act or omission which results in harm or threatened harm to the health or welfare of an elderly person. Abuse includes intentional infliction of physical or mental injury; sexual abuse; or withholding of necessary food, clothing, and medical care to meet the physical and mental health needs of an elderly person...
Page 35 - No, ifs, ands or buts.' One point. 8. Have the patient follow a three-stage command: Take the paper in your right hand, fold the paper in half, put the paper on the floor.
Page 304 - MRA Magnetic resonance angiography MRCP Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography MRI Magnetic resonance imaging...
Page 53 - DOCUMENTATION OF HISTORY The levels of E/M services are based on four types of history (Problem Focused, Expanded Problem Focused, Detailed, and Comprehensive). Each type of history includes some or all of the following elements: • Chief complaint (CC); • History of present illness (HPI); • Review of systems (ROS); and • Past, family and/or social history (PFSH). The extent of history of present illness, review of systems and past, family and/or social history that is obtained and documented...
Page 319 - NIDDM. Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. NKA. No known allergies. NKDA. No known drug allergies.
Page 303 - CEA carcinoembryonic antigen CHF congestive heart failure CMV cytomegalovirus CN cranial nerve CNS central nervous system...
Page 84 - ID/CC A 40-year-old woman is admitted for several hours of crampy abdominal pain, vomiting, abdominal distention, and inability to pass flatus or stool.