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Boards and Wards: A Review for USMLE Step 2

Boards and Wards: A Review for USMLE Step 2

Carlos Ayala (Editor), Brad Spellberg (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-632-04493-1

Apr 2000, Wiley-Blackwell

384 pages

Select type: Paperback


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This popular review book provides high-yield information in a consistent, no-frills, outline format. A chapter is devoted to every discipline of medicine covered on the USMLE Steps 2 and 3, including dermatology, ophthalmology and radiology. Boards and Wards makes information easy to read, easy to find and easy to memorize.

Lists of Tables.

List of Algorithms.

Abbreviations Key.



1 Surgery.

2 Internal medicine.

3 Obstetrics and gynecology.

4 Pediatrics.

5 Psychiatry.

6 Family medicine.

7 Neurology.

8 Dermatology.

9 Ophthalmology.

10 Radiology.


a. Zebras and Syndromes.

b. Toxicology.

c. Vitamins and Nutrition

* written by residents
* clinical scenarios with questions and annotated answers
* systematic outline approach
* numerous tables and photographs