Deja Review Histology & Cell Biology, Second Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 17, 2010 - Medical - 304 pages
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This high-yield, rapid-fire Q&A book simulates flashcards in a book to help first and second year medical students review histology and medical cell biology for their course exams as well as prepare for the USMLE Step 1.

About the Book The Deja Review series helps you Remember what you already know; the flashcard format helps medical students recall the most important, must-know facts and concepts covered in their course work for histology and medical cell biology. This rapid-fire question & answer review book allows students to quickly navigate through the information needed for their course exams and USMLE Step 1. Active recall questions reinforce correct answers to enhance learning - not just passive memorization. This book will publish with seven other basic science books in the Deja Review series, along with USMLE Step1 and USMLE Step 2 review books for a total of 10 new editions of Deja Review in 2010.

Features

  • Active recall Q&A format simulates flashcards in a book.
  • Keywords and mnemonics highlighted throughout the text.
  • High-Yield diagrams.
  • NEW: Histological images
  • Numerous correlations with pathology and pahtophysiology to help students tie together basic facts with clinical medicine.
  • Expanded clinical vignette review questions at the end of each chapter.
  • Contributions by med students who just aced the USMLE Step 1.
  • Written by top students who just took the Step 1 exam.
  • Two column format allows for ?flashcard? use of Q&A
  • USMLE-format vignettes at the end of each chapter provide review of material covered in a clinical presentation.
  • Clinical correlations of basic science throughout the text help students prepare for course work and board exams.
  • Content complements other review material and works in conjunction with other larger course books.
  • Portable size for use on the go
  • Chapters written by med students ensures the most up-to-date coverage of content actually covered on course exam and USMLE

Market/Audience
Primary Market: First and second year US and Canadian medical students preparing for USMLE Step 1: 17,000
Secondary Market: International MD USMLE Step 1 test-takers: 16,000

DO Students USMLE Step 1 test-takers: 1,500 Author Profiles
Ricky Darnell Grisson, II, MD, (Boston, MA) Pathology resident at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Graduated from Harvard Medical School magna cum laude NPP.

Jae W. Song, MD, (Ann Arbor, MI) Surgery resident at University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI. Graduated from New York University School of Medicine, New York City with Honors in Cell Biology as part of a 6-year Research Program.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Connective Tissue
1
Bone and Cartilage
11
Chapter 3 Blood
17
Chapter 4 Muscle
33
Chapter 5 Nervous System
45
Chapter 6 Cardiovascular and Lymphatics
57
Chapter 7 Respiratory System
71
Chapter 8 Endocrine
77
Chapter 15 Cell Membrane
151
Chapter 16 Cell Nucleus
161
Chapter 17 Genes to Proteins
175
Chapter 18 Molecular Biology Techniques
189
Chapter 19 Organelles
199
Chapter 20 Vesicle Transport
215
Chapter 21 Cell Cycle Division
223
Chapter 22 Extracellular Matrix and CelltoCell Interactions
239

Chapter 9 Skin and Glands
89
Chapter 10 Digestive System
95
Chapter 11 Hepatobiliary System
109
Chapter 12 Urinary System
115
Chapter 13 Reproductive Systems
125
Chapter 14 Special Senses
141
Chapter 23 Cell Receptors and Signaling Pathways
251
Suggested Readings
261
Abbreviations
263
Index
265
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Jae W. Song, M.D., resident University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, Michigan Department of Surgery graduated from New York University School of Medicine, New York City, New York with Honors in Cell Biology as part of a 6-year Research Program

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