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Medical Sciences at a Glance: Practice Workbook

February 2014, ©2014, Wiley-Blackwell
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This easy to use workbook covers all the basic sciences in clinical context, and includes the full range of question types used in medical school. It offers comprehensive advice on how to tackle tricky examinations, how to deal with question types from SAQs to essays, and will stimulate abstract skills like critical thinking and the ability to deliver the key facts.

Ideal for the pre-clinical years and USMLE candidates, Medical Sciences at a Glance: Practice Workbook features:

• An introductory section featuring step-by-step guidance on exam technique and papers
• Over 390 questions of varying formats  - and full explanations to the  answers
• A topic-based structure reflecting vital foundation concepts, including anatomy, physiology, pathology and pharmacology

Medical Sciences at a Glance: Practice Workbook meets the needs of medical students with a spectrum of educational approaches in mind. Whatever your course type, working through this book will give you the advantage when it comes to basic science exams.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

Introduction: An approach to answering questions

List of related titles

How to use your textbook

Part 1 Anatomy, histology and embryology

Chapter 1 Anatomy, histology and embryology exam 1

Questions

Answers

Chapter 2 Anatomy, histology and embryology exam 2

Questions

Answers

Part 2 Biochemistry and genetics

Chapter 3 Biochemistry and genetics exam 1

Questions

Answers

Chapter 4 Biochemistry and genetics exam 2

Questions

Answers

Part 3 Physiology

Chapter 5 Physiology exam 1

Questions

Answers

Chapter 6 Physiology exam 1

Questions

Answers

Part 4 Pharmacology

Chapter 7 Pharmacology exam 1

Questions

Answers

Chapter 8 Pharmacology exam 2

Questions

Answers

Part 5 Pathology

Chapter 9 Pathology exam 1

Questions

Answers

Chapter 10 Pathology exam 2

Questions

Answers

Part 6 Neuroscience

Chapter 11 Neuroscience exam 1

Questions

Answers

Chapter 12 Neuroscience exam 2

Questions

Answers

Index

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Author Information

Jakub Scaber is a Motor Neuron Disease Association/MRC Clinical Research Fellow at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford

Faisal Rahman is an Internal Medicine Resident, Boston Medical Center

Peter H. Abrahams is an Emeritus Professor Clinical Anatomy, Warwick Medical School, Professor of Clinical Anatomy, St Georges University, Grenada W.I., National Teaching Fellow 2011, UK, Life Fellow, Girton College, Cambridge, Examiner, MRCS, Royal Colleges of Surgeons (UK), and Family Practitioner, Brent, London
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The Wiley Advantage

? Covers all pre-clinical subjects in one book
? Basic science questions based on clinical vignettes, to promote clinical integration
? Presents a combination of Short Answer Questions (SAQs), Extended Matching Questions (EMQs), Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), True/False Questions and Essay Questions to match the variety and format seen by students in their exams
? Includes detailed explanations with information on wrong answers
? Higher than average difficulty level to promote critical thinking and understanding
? Division of Book into practice papers with a duration of 1-1.5h
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Purchase Options
Paperback   
Medical Sciences at a Glance: Practice Workbook
ISBN : 978-0-470-65449-1
136 pages
February 2014
$37.95   BUY

Wiley E-Text   
Medical Sciences at a Glance: Practice Workbook
ISBN : 978-1-118-80948-8
136 pages
April 2014
$37.95   BUY

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