First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2009: 2009

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 14, 2009 - Medical - 600 pages
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"When I was preparing to take the USMLE Step 1 exam two years ago, I used this book as my primary review source and found it extremely helpful. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

This annually updated collection of the most frequently tested high-yield facts and mnemonics delivers everything you need to pass the most anxiety-provoking exam of your career. Written by students who just passed the boards, this is the undisputed “bible” of USMLE Step 1 preparation -- used by more than half-a-million students.

  • 1100+ must-know facts and mnemonics organized by organ systems and general principles
  • Hundreds of high-yield clinical images you need to know before the exam -- including 24 pages of full-color photos
  • Rapid review section for last minute cramming
  • Ratings of 300+ top products based on the authors' annual survey of US Medical students
  • Updated test-taking advice from USMLE veterans
  • Strategies that maximize your study time and deliver real results

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Comprehensive. Daunting. Intimidating. Worthwhile. This was the second most important book during my Step 1 studying (behind Pathoma). Read full review

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Very helpful for my preparation for end of year exams. Best to get a hard copy so you can annotate. Read full review


Guide to Efficient Exam Preparation
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About the author (2009)

Tao Le, MD, MHS, is Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and Chief, Section of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Louisville.

Vikas Bhushan, M.D. is a practicing diagnostic radiologist.

Lars Grimm is a fifth-year medical student at the Yale School of Medicine.

Neil Vasan is a fourth-year MD-PhD student at the Yale University School of Medicine.

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