First Aid for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship, Third Edition by Matthew Kaufman
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The obstetrics and gynecology clerkship survival guide from the publishers of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1

This powerful review for the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship provides medical students taking required rotations with a single, concise, high-yield resource for excelling on the boards and wards. Hundreds of high-yield facts based on the clerkship's core competencies review everything students need to know for the clerkship. Margin notes highlight common exam and "pimp" questions to really help students shine. New to this edition, mini-cases are integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions. Four new chapters cover twinning, cervical dysplasia/HPV vaccine, breast disease, and women's health maintenance. A section of "classifieds" include scholarship and award opportunities.


High-yield yet comprehensive review of the most essential topics focuses study NEW integrated mini-cases add clinical relevance and prepare students for questions they will see on the exam Includes 4 NEW chapters Exam tips and wards tips help students shine on the shelf exam and impress attendings Written by students who aced the clerkship and based on the clerkship's core competencies Edited and reviewed by ob/gyn faculty

Content you need to excel on the clerkship:

Section I. Tips for the Ob/Gyn Clerkship; Section II. High-Yield Facts in Obstetrics; Normal Anatomy, Diagnosis of Pregnancy, Physiology of Pregnancy, Antepartum, Intrapartum, Postpartum, Medical Conditions in Pregnancy, Complications of Pregnancy, Infections in Pregnancy, Twins, Abortions and Fetal Demise, Ectopic Pregnancy, Section III. High-Yield Facts in Gynecology; Contraception, Menstruation, Premenstrual Syndrome/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Infertility, Amenorrhea, Hyperandrogenism, Hyperprolactemia/Galactorrhea, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Pelvic Pain, Endometriosis/Adenomyosis, Cervical Dysplasia/HPV Vaccine, Cervical Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Vulvar Dysplasia and Cancer, Vulvar Dystrophies, Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia, Sexually Transmitted Infections/Vaginitis, Breast Disease, Womens’ Health Maintenance, Menopause, Pelvic Relaxation, Urinary Incontinence, Section IV. Classified, Opportunities for Medical Students, Web sites of Interest


About Matthew Kaufman

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Matthew S. Kaufman, MD Assistant Professor Albert Einstein College of Medicine Department of Hematology North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center New Hyde Park, NYLatha G. Stead, MD, MS, FACEP Chief, Division of Clinical Research Professor of Emergency Medicine University of Florida College of Medicine at Gainesville Gainesville, FL Adjunct Professor of Emergency Medicine Mayo Clinic, College of Medicine Rochester, MN Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Emergency MedicineArthur Rusovici, MD Cardiology Fellow Division of Cardiology University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Newark, NJ Formerly Chief Medical Resident Department of Internal Medicine North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center New Hyde Park, NY
Published December 10, 2010 by McGraw-Hill Medical. 393 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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