USMLE Step 2 Secrets,
Edition 6
By Theodore X. O'Connell, MD

Publication Date: 03 Nov 2021
Succinct, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective—the highly regarded Secrets Series® provides students and practitioners in all areas of health care with focused, engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Written by prolific author Dr. Theodore X. O’Connell, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, 6th Edition, offers practical, up-to-date coverage of the full range of topics on this high-stakes exam. This bestselling resource features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that prepares you for the broad-based diagnosis, treatment, and management questions you’ll face on the vignette-style USMLE exam. 

Key Features

  • Completely revised and updated, now with additional content to reflect high-yield content on the USMLE Step 2. 

  • Coverage includes essential questions and answers on the key conditions you will be expected to recognize, all specialty and subspecialty topics, and necessary clinical concepts. 

  • New full-color images, including more dermatology photos, plus numerous figures, tables, and summary boxes throughout. 

  • Top 100 Secrets, tips, and memory aids offer a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams. 

  • Review board composed of students and residents who performed highly on USMLE Step 2 and have experience with USMLE-style question development. 

  • Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

About the author
By Theodore X. O'Connell, MD, Founding Director, Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano, Napa and Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California
Table of Contents
 100 Top Secrets
1        Acid-Base and Electrolytes
2        Alcohol
3        Biostatistics
4        Cardiology
5        Cholesterol
6        Dermatology
7        Diabetes Mellitus
8        Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery
9        Emergency Medicine
10      Endocrinology
11      Ethics
12      Gastroenterology
13      General Surgery
14      Genetics
15      Geriatrics
16      Gynecology
17      Hematology
18      Hypertension
19      Immunology
20      Infectious Diseases
21      Laboratory Medicine
22      Nephrology
23      Neurology
24      Neurosurgery
25      Obstetrics
26      Oncology
27      Ophthalmology
28      Orthopedic Surgery
29       Pediatrics
30       Pharmacology
31       Preventive Medicine
32       Psychiatry
33       Pulmonology
34       Radiology
35       Rheumatology
36       Shock
37       Smoking
38       Urology
39       Vascular Surgery
40       Vitamins and Minerals
Book details
ISBN: 9780323824330
Page Count: 352
Retail Price : £39.99
Medical Students, Osteopathic Students
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