Behavioral Science and Biostatistics

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Hanley & Belfus, 2003 - Medical - 106 pages
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Each volume of the Platinum Vignettes presents 50 classic, ultra-high-yield case scenarios of frequently tested topics to give you a clear advantage on the vignette-based Step 1 exam. Plus, the case discussions provide a wealth of tips, insights, buzzwords, advice on handling distractors, and guidance on just what the boards will ask and how to answer.

  • Dr. Brochert has now written 11 books for USMLE prep and is well-recognized name in the board preparation literature

  • Biostatistics cases challenge the reader to, for example, review a pharmaceutical firm's findings, or evaluate the effectiveness of a new chemotherapy drug

  • Behavioral science cases present complex scenarios involving, for example, sexual behavior, drug addiction, rape/violence, and aging

  • Each case includes the valuable feature "More High-Yield Facts"

  • The format allows the reader to guess the diagnosis and postulate on which test to order, what therapy to give, and what to "watch out for" in the patient's condition

  • Hundreds of important buzzwords for the boards are highlighted

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