Deja Review Obstetrics & Gynecology: Obstetrics & Gynecology

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McGraw Hill Professional, Sep 22, 2007 - Medical - 416 pages

“Flash cards in a book” for the Obstetrics & Gynecology shelf-exam and the USMLE Step 2 CK -- written by students, for students

". . . well organized and an easy read for the medical student looking to get a concise review on relevant content, material, and concepts tested on the USMLE Step 2 CK and the NBME shelf exam in this specialty." -- Kevyn To, M4, SUNY Upstate

". . . hits all the key topics using the most time-efficient question-answer format. I loved using this book for my clerkship because it includes almost every "pimp" question I encountered and was an excellent review for the shelf exam." -- Barrett Little, M4, Temple University School of Medicine

Deja Review: Obstetrics & Gynecology boils down your course work to just the critical concepts. Drawn from the perspectives of top students fresh from acing their shelf exams and the USMLE Step 2 CK, this unbeatable guide features a quick-hit Q&A presentation -- one that helps you efficiently plow through a large amount of information. It also allows you to zero-in on only the correct answers to promote memory retention and maximize your study time.


  • “Flash cards in a book” for maximum retention in the shortest amount of time
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  • Clinical vignettes chapter preps you for cases you'll see on the exam

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Page ix - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY USA - EUR.
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Page 129 - IV Carcinoma extends beyond the true pelvis or clinically involves the mucosa of the bladder or rectum...
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About the author (2007)

Catherine J. Lee, MD
New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY

Emily S. Miller, MD
New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY

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