First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship, Third Edition


3rd Edition
0071739068 · 9780071739061
By Latha Ganti, Matthew S. Kaufman
© 2011 | Published: May 3, 2011

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The emergency medicine clerkship survival guide in the super-effective First Aid format

Written by students who just completed their clerkship

First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship is a comprehensive high-yield review based on the clerkship’s core competencies. Written by students who just completed their clerkship and reviewed by faculty to ensure relevance and accuracy, the book covers everything students must know to do well in the ED and ace the emergency medicine shelf exam. New features include mini-cases integrated throughout to give a clinical “face” to disease discussions and 8 pages of full color images.


Hundreds of frequently tested high-yield facts from emergency medicine in-service exams, shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2 give you the edge on exam dayMnemonics, diagrams, and illustrations help you recall must-know conceptsInsider tips for outstanding performance from students who excelledWard Tips arm you with answers to common “pimp” questionsClassifieds direct you to high-yield websites, scholarships, and extracurricular activities and publishing opportunitiesTypical Scenario and Exam Tip study boxes prepare you for exam questionsNEW mini-cases highlight classic patient presentations and frequently tested cases

The content you need to excel on the clerkship:
Section I: How to Succeed in the EM Clerkship; Section II: High-Yield Facts; Resuscitation; Diagnostics; Trauma; Neurologic Emergencies; Head and Neck Emergencies; Respiratory Emergencies; Cardiovascular Emergencies; GI Emergencies; Renal and GU Emergencies; Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies; Gynecologic Emergencies; OB Emergencies; Musculoskeletal Emergencies; Endocrine Emergencies; Dermatologic Emergencies; Procedures; Emergency Toxicology; Environmental Emergencies; Ethics, Medico-legal Issues, and EBM; Section III: Classified