Brochert's Crush Step 2

Brochert's Crush Step 2

The Ultimate USMLE Step 2 Review

4th Edition - January 28, 2012
  • Authors: Theodore O'Connell, Mayur Movalia
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781455703111
  • eBook ISBN: 9781455733507

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Crush Step 2: The Ultimate USMLE Step 2 Review—the name and reputation speak for themselves! Drs. Theodore X. O’Connell and Mayur Movalia bring a fresh perspective to this trusted classic that offers you the most high-yield coverage of all of the specialty and subspecialty knowledge tested on the most recent administrations of the USMLE Step 2 exam. A well-written, easily accessible approach, with plenty of helpful lists and tables, makes studying stress-free. You'll also find numerous tips, insights, and guidance on maximizing your score and on getting the most benefit from computer-based simulations. If you know all of the concepts in this book, you should do much better than pass USMLE Step 2: You should CRUSH STEP 2!

Key Features

  • Confidently prepare for the boards with the text that is trusted and recommended by thousands of medical students.
  • Focus on essential information and master it efficiently with thoroughly updated, high-yield coverage of all of the specialty and subspecialty knowledge tested on the most recent USMLE Step 2 exam, so you can be sure you're studying the material you really need to know.
  • Spend more time studying and less time searching thanks to a well-written, easily accessible approach, with plenty of helpful lists and tables to highlight high-yield data.
  • Review the full gamut of essential subjects with coverage of epidemiology and biostatistics, pharmacology and microbiology, cardiac physiology, and basic EKG pathology, as well as common and life-threatening diseases encountered in orthopedics, urology, ophthalmology, neurosurgery, pediatrics, vascular surgery, and other subspecialties.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction

    Using the QR Codes

    1. Cardiovascular Medicine

    2. Dermatology

    3. Ear, Nose, and Throat

    4. Emergency Medicine

    5. Endocrinology

    6. Ethics and Patient Encounters

    7. Gastroenterology

    8. General Surgery

    9. Genetics

    10. Geriatrics

    11. Gynecology

    12. Hematology

    13. Immunology

    14. Infectious Disease

    15. Internal Medicine

    16. Laboratory Medicine

    17. Nephrology

    18. Neurology

    19. Neurosurgery

    20. Obstetrics

    21. Oncology

    22. Ophthalmology

    23. Orthopedic Surgery

    24. Pediatrics

    25. Pharmacology

    26. Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics

    27. Psychiatry

    28. Pulmonology

    29. Radiology

    30. Rheumatology

    31. Urology

    32. Vascular Surgery

    33. Photos, Images, and Multimedia

    34. Signs, Symptoms, and Syndromes

    Appendix: Abbreviations

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 352
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2012
  • Published: January 28, 2012
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781455703111
  • eBook ISBN: 9781455733507

About the Authors

Theodore O'Connell

Dr. Ted O'Connell is a family physician, educator, author, innovator, and speaker. He served as the founding director of Kaiser Permanente’s Napa-Solano family medicine residency program and serves as a clinical professor for UC San Francisco, UC Davis, and Drexel University’s schools of medicine. He also founded Kaiser’s community medicine and global health fellowship. has authored or edited over a dozen textbooks, written numerous textbook chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. Among his most notable are USMLE Step 2 Secrets, USMLE Step 3 Secrets, Crush Step 1, and the Instant Workups series of books. He is the Editor-In-Chief for Elsevier’s Clinical Key Meded education platform.

Affiliations and Expertise

Founding Director, Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano, Napa; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California

Mayur Movalia

Affiliations and Expertise

Hematopathologist, Dahl-Chase Pathology Associates; Medical Director, Flow Cytometry Laboratory, Dahl-Chase Diagnostic Services; Medical Director, Affiliated Laboratories, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, Maine; Medical Director, Cancer Care of Maine Laboratory, Brewer, Maine; Medical Director, Mount Desert Island Hospital Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine; Faculty, University of Maine, Orono, Maine