First Aid for the Basic Sciences, General Principles


Author: Tao Le,Kendall Krause
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071545468
Category: Medical
Page: 608
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From the author of the blockbuster First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 (0-07-147531-1) Table of Contents follows the same order as First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate study Provides the background information other review books lack in a succinct, readable format Focuses on the most important concepts students need to know to excel in medical school and on the USMLE Step 1 Market: first and second year medical students

First Aid for the Basic Sciences, Organ Systems


Author: Tao Le,Kendall Krause
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071545441
Category: Medical
Page: 912
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An Essential New Study Tool From the Author of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 When used in combination with First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles, this full-color study tool provides a complete review of the first two years of medical school. The author provides the background information other review books lack in a succinct, readable format. Table of contents follows the same order as the blockbuster First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate study when preparing for the boards. This resource focuses on the most important concepts students need to know to perform well in medical school and on the USMLE Step 1. Contains “rapid review” section and full-color photos.

First Aid for the Basic Sciences: Organ Systems, Third Edition


Author: Tao Le,Hwang MD PhD,Muralidhar MD,White MD
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1259587045
Category: Medical
Page: 912
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Comprehensive, single-source coverage of the entire second year of medical school! First Aid for the Basic Sciences: Organ Systems, Third Edition is a unique single-source review of the entire second year medical school curriculum. This full-color, richly illustrated, and engagingly written resource provides readers with a solid understanding of basic sciences relative to human organ systems which all medical students must be familiar. When used with the companion review First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles, Third Edition, this powerful combination distills must-know course information to help students survive their first two years of medical school and provides an in-depth review for the USMLE Step 1. • An essential companion during your first two years of medical school • Includes important foundational content most other reviews leave out • Focuses on the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE Step 1 • Enhanced by full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE Step 1 • Provides a complete framework for understanding anatomy, embryology, pathology, and pharmacology by organ systems • Mirrors the table of contents of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate side-by-side study • Written by students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty

First Aid Basic Sciences 2/E (VALUE PACK)


Author: Tao Le,Kendall Krause
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 9780071785747
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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SAVE 25% when you buy these essential companions for your first two years of medical school From Tao Le, author of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 THE PACKAGE INCLUDES THESE TWO GREAT REVIEW BOOKS: First Aid for the Basic Sciences, General Principles, 2e Delivers comprehensive single-source coverage of the entire first year of medical school Includes important background material most other reviews leave out Covers the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE Offers full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE Provides a framework for understanding anatomy and histology, embryology, behavioral science, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, pathology, and pharmacology Mirrors the table of content of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate study Written BY students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty PLUS... First Aid for the Basic Sciences Organ Systems, 2e Delivers comprehensive single-source coverage of the entire second year of medical school Includes important background material most other reviews leave out Covers the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE Offers full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE Provides a practical framework for understanding the anatomy, physiology, pathohysiology, and pharmacology of each human organ system Mirrors the table of content of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate study Written by students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty

Hormones, Brain and Behavior Online


Author: N.A
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 008088783X
Category: Medical
Page: 4393
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Hormones, Brain, and Behavior Second Edition is a comprehensive work discussing the effect of hormones on the brain and, subsequently, behavior. This major reference work has 109 chapters covering a broad range of topics with an extensive discussion of the effects of hormones on insects, fish, amphibians, birds, rodents, and humans. To truly understand all aspects of our behavior, we must take every influence (including the hormonal influences) into consideration. Donald Pfaff and a number of well-qualified editors examine and discuss how we are influenced by hormonal factors, offering insight, and information on the lives of a variety of species. Hormones, Brain, and Behavior offers the reader comprehensive coverage of growing field of research, with a state-of-the-art overview of hormonally-mediated behaviors. This reference provides unique treatment of all major vertebrate and invertebrate model systems with excellent opportunities for relating behavior to molecular genetics. The topics cover an unusual breadth (from molecules to ecophysiology), ranging from basic science to clinical research, making this reference of interest to a broad range of scientists in a variety of fields. Available online exclusively via ScienceDirect. A limited edition print version is also available. * Comprehensive coverage of a growing field of research * Unique treatment of all major vertebrate and invertebrate model systems with excellent opportunites for relating behavior to molecular genetics * Covers an unusual breadth ranging from molecules to ecophysiology, and from basic science to clinical research

Gray's Anatomy Review


Author: Marios Loukas,R. Shane Tubbs,Peter H. Abrahams,Stephen W. Carmichael
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323286461
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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Now in its second edition, Gray’s Anatomy Review continues to be an easy-to-use resource that helps you relate anatomy to clinical practice and pass your exams. Designed as a companion to Gray’s Anatomy for Students, this medical textbook is your indispensable resource for both in-course examinations and the USMLE Step 1. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Enhance your understanding of the subject and access more detailed information with specific page references to Gray’s Anatomy for Students, plus key answers and explanations to Gray’s Basic Anatomy and Gray’s Atlas of Anatomy. Challenge your grasp of anatomical knowledge and the anatomical basis of disease with more than 500 high-quality, USMLE-style questions, complete with answers and rationales, that mirror the actual USMLE Step 1. Visualize key concepts with updated radiologic images and extensive use of photographs. Understand the latest imaging techniques as seen in clinical practice with the most current knowledge available on today’s anatomical imaging modalities.

First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 1, Third Edition


Author: Tao Le,James Feinstein
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071744029
Category: Medical
Page: 765
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1,000 questions and answers prepare you for the USMLE Step 1! The only comprehensive Q&A review for the USMLE Step directly linked to high-yield facts from Dr. Le's First Aid for the USMLE Step 1, this essential study guide offers 1000 board-style questions and answers, easy-to-navigate, high yield explanations for correct and incorrect answers, and more than 350 accompanying images. Features: 1000 board-style questions and answers -- reviewed and approved -- by students who just aced the exam Detailed explanations for both right and wrong answers - with letter options in boldface for at-a-glance review Chapters keyed to Dr. Le's First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 so you can simultaneously review questions and high-yield facts 130+ high-yield images, diagrams, and tables One complete practice exam consisting of 7 blocks of 50 questions simulates the exam experience

First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2018, 28th Edition


Author: Vikas Bhushan,Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 9781260116120
Category: Medical
Page: 816
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SCORE YOUR HIGHEST ON THE USMLE® STEP 1 WITH HELP FROM THE WORLD’S MOST POPULAR MEDICAL REVIEW BOOK An unmatched collection of more than 1,300 must-know facts and mnemonics provide a complete framework for your USMLE® preparation and coursework! This annually updated review delivers a comprehensive collection of high-yield facts and mnemonics that pinpoint exactly what you need to know to pass the exam. Co-authored by medical students who recently took the boards, it provides a complete framework to help you prepare for the most stressful exam of your career. Here's why this is the ultimate USMLE Step 1 review:•A complete framework for USMLE® Step 1 preparation, annually updated with crowdsourced contributions from thousands of students •Written by students who excelled on their Step 1 exam and reviewed by top faculty for accuracy•1,300 must-know topics with mnemonics to focus your study•1,000+ color photos and illustrations – 100 new or revised -- help you visualize processes, disorders, and clinical findings•Student-proven study and exam prep tips backed by learning science•Reorganized Rapid Review section for efficient, last-minute preparation•Revised and expanded recommendations for high-yield print and digital study resources s•Bonus material and real-time updates exclusively at FirstAidTeam.com

Step-Up to USMLE Step 2


Author: Jonathan P. Van Kleunen
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451163592
Category: Medical
Page: 352
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This Step-Up Series volume is a high-yield, systems-based, outline-format review of commonly tested USMLE Step 2 material, including internal medicine subspecialties, required clerkship specialties, and important topics in medical practice. The user-friendly format, with numerous tables, illustrations, and flow charts, allows quick review of a vast body of facts. "Quick Hit" marginalia highlight facts likely to be tested. "Next Step" marginalia indicate what the clinician must do next after making a diagnosis. A full-color section illustrates classic presentations of dermatologic and other disorders. This edition includes additional Quick Hits, mnemonics, new illustrations, expanded coverage of ARDS, a new table on breast malignancy variants, and updated vaccination schedules.

High-YieldTM Gross Anatomy


Author: Ronald W. Dudek,Thomas Louis
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451190239
Category: Medical
Page: 320
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"High-Yield Gross Anatomy addresses many of the recurring clinical themes of the USMLE Step 1. The information presented in this text prepares you to handle not only the clinical vignettes found on the USMLE Step 1, but also the questions concerning basic gross anatomy concepts"--Provided by publisher.

The Fungi


Author: Michael John Carlile,Sarah C. Watkinson,G. W. Gooday
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 0127384464
Category: Science
Page: 588
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The fungi are one of the great groups of living organisms, comparable in numbers of species, diversity and ecological significance with animals, plants, protists and bacteria. This textbook deals with all fundamental and applied aspects of mycology, illustrated by reference to well studied species from major fungal groups. Since the publication of the first edition of The Fungi, there have been many important advances in the field of mycology. This second up-to-date edition has been revised and substantially expanded, and incorporates the application of methods of molecular biology, especially DNA technology to mycology. Question and answer section at the end of each chapter Modern classification based on Molecular phylogeny Detail of the recent increased understanding of the organelles and processes involved in hyphal growth New molecular understanding of mating type genes The latest on molecular recognition in the infection process The use of DNA technology in engineering plant resistance to fungal diseases New section on medical mycology Fungal mycology in animals The latest on the use of genetically manipulated fungi to produce products earlier obtained from mammals

Basic Science Methods for Clinical Researchers


Author: Morteza Jalali,Francesca Yvonne Louise Saldanha,Mehdi Jalali
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 012803078X
Category: Science
Page: 382
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Basic Science Methods for Clinical Researchers addresses the specific challenges faced by clinicians without a conventional science background. The aim of the book is to introduce the reader to core experimental methods commonly used to answer questions in basic science research and to outline their relative strengths and limitations in generating conclusive data. This book will be a vital companion for clinicians undertaking laboratory-based science. It will support clinicians in the pursuit of their academic interests and in making an original contribution to their chosen field. In doing so, it will facilitate the development of tomorrow’s clinician scientists and future leaders in discovery science. Serves as a helpful guide for clinical researchers who lack a conventional science background Organized around research themes pertaining to key biological molecules, from genes, to proteins, cells, and model organisms Features protocols, techniques for troubleshooting common problems, and an explanation of the advantages and limitations of a technique in generating conclusive data Appendices provide resources for practical research methodology, including legal frameworks for using stem cells and animals in the laboratory, ethical considerations, and good laboratory practice (GLP)

The Selfish Gene


Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192860927
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 352
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An ethologist shows man to be a gene machine whose world is one of savage competition and deceit

Basic Sciences for Core Medical Training and the MRCP


Author: Neil Herring,Robert Wilkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191068128
Category: Medical
Page: 336
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Providing a clear explanation of the relevant medical science behind the individual medical specialties, Basic Science for Core Medical Training and the MRCP, is an indispensable part of a candidate's MRCP preparation. Directly linked to the Royal College exam, the book follows the same systems-based approach as the syllabus for accurate and effective revision. With full coverage of basic science for the medical specialities, the book features material on genetics, cellular, molecular and membrane biology, and biochemistry. Content is presented in an illustrated and easy-to-read format, ensuring that the basic science for each medical specialty is more approachable and accessible. A focus on how the basic sciences aid understanding of clinical practice is reinforced through key tables of differential diagnoses and pharmacology. Ten multiple choice questions at the end of each chapter consolidate learning and enable candidates to test their knowledge. The book also covers common examination errors and areas of misunderstanding to aid learning and help candidates avoid common pitfalls.

Time Series Analysis and Its Applications

With R Examples
Author: Robert H. Shumway,David S. Stoffer
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319524526
Category: Mathematics
Page: 562
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The fourth edition of this popular graduate textbook, like its predecessors, presents a balanced and comprehensive treatment of both time and frequency domain methods with accompanying theory. Numerous examples using nontrivial data illustrate solutions to problems such as discovering natural and anthropogenic climate change, evaluating pain perception experiments using functional magnetic resonance imaging, and monitoring a nuclear test ban treaty. The book is designed as a textbook for graduate level students in the physical, biological, and social sciences and as a graduate level text in statistics. Some parts may also serve as an undergraduate introductory course. Theory and methodology are separated to allow presentations on different levels. In addition to coverage of classical methods of time series regression, ARIMA models, spectral analysis and state-space models, the text includes modern developments including categorical time series analysis, multivariate spectral methods, long memory series, nonlinear models, resampling techniques, GARCH models, ARMAX models, stochastic volatility, wavelets, and Markov chain Monte Carlo integration methods. This edition includes R code for each numerical example in addition to Appendix R, which provides a reference for the data sets and R scripts used in the text in addition to a tutorial on basic R commands and R time series. An additional file is available on the book’s website for download, making all the data sets and scripts easy to load into R.

Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease


Author: Ann M. Coulston,Carol J. Boushey,Mario Ferruzzi,Linda Delahanty
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128029471
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 1072
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Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease, Fourth Edition, is a compilation of current knowledge in clinical nutrition and an overview of the rationale and science base of its application to practice in the prevention and treatment of disease. In its fourth edition, this text continues the tradition of incorporating new discoveries and methods related to this important area of research Generating and analyzing data that summarize dietary intake and its association with disease are valuable tasks in treating disease and developing disease prevention strategies. Well-founded medical nutrition therapies can minimize disease development and related complications. Providing scientifically sound, creative, and effective nutrition interventions is both challenging and rewarding. Two new chapters on metabolomics and translational research, which have come to be used in nutrition research in recent years. The new areas of study are discussed with the perspective that the application of the scientific method is by definition an evolutionary process. A new chapter on Genetics and Diabetes which reviews the latest research on causal genetic variants and biological mechanisms responsible for the disease, and explores potential interactions with environmental factors such as diet and lifestyle. Includes all major "omics" – the exposome, metabolomics, genomics, and the gut microbiome. Expands the microbiota portions to reflect complexity of diet on gut microbial ecology, metabolism and health

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences


Author: Gregory J. Privitera
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506386237
Category: Psychology
Page: 816
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The engaging Third Edition of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences shows students that statistics can be understandable, interesting, and relevant to their daily lives. Using a conversational tone, award-winning teacher and author Gregory J. Privitera speaks to the reader as researcher when covering statistical theory, computation, and application. Robust pedagogy allows students to continually check their comprehension and hone their skills when working through carefully developed problems and exercises that include current research and seamless integration of SPSS. This edition will not only prepare students to be lab-ready, but also give them the confidence to use statistics to summarize data and make decisions about behavior.

The Concise Book of Muscles


Author: Chris Jarmey
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 1556437196
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 189
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A clear, simple guide for students of anatomy as well as an excellent resource for athletes, massage therapists, and anyone interested in the workings of the human body, this user-friendly book is organized around six muscle groups. They include muscles of the face head, and neck; the trunk; the shoulder and upper arm; the forearm and hand; the hip and thigh; and the leg and foot. Each of the groups is given a distinctive color to make it easy to identify, and each muscle is shown in its relationship to the skeleton. Each gets a complete profile, including origin/insertion, action of the muscle, which nerve controls it, movements that use it, and exercises and stretches that strengthen it. The Concise Book of Muscles shows students exactly how to locate and identify specific muscles, highlighting those that are heavily used and therefore subject to injury in a variety of sports and activities. This expanded edition of a leading anatomy reference book includes 20 muscles not previously covered, adding greater depth to the original edition while remaining accessible and affordable.

USMLE Step 1


Author: Edward F. Goljan
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323008419
Category: Medical
Page: 314
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"Each book in the ... series offers a visually-integrated approach to review and is packaged with a CD-ROM, which serves as practice for the USMLE Step 1." -p.vii Preface.

Atlas of Anatomy


Author: Anne M. Gilroy,Brian R. MacPherson,Michael Schuenke
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1626232539
Category: Medical
Page: 760
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With unmatched accuracy, quality, and clarity, the Atlas of Anatomy is now fully revised and updated. Atlas of Anatomy, Third Edition, is the highest quality anatomy atlas available today. With over 1,900 exquisitely detailed and accurate illustrations, the Atlas helps you master the details of human anatomy. Key Features: NEW! Sectional and Radiographic Anatomy chapter for each body region NEW! Radiologic images help you connect the anatomy lab to clinical knowledge and practice NEW! Pelvis and Perineum section enhanced and improved making it easier to comprehend one of the most complex anatomic regions NEW! Section on Brain and Nervous System focuses on gross anatomy of the peripheral and autonomic nervous systems as well as the brain and central nervous system Also included in this new edition: More than 170 tables summarize key details making them easier to reference and retain Muscle Fact spreads provide essential information, including origin, insertion, innervation, and action An innovative, user-friendly format: every topic covered in two side by side pages Access to WinkingSkull.com PLUS, with all images from the book for labels–on and labels–off review and timed self-tests for exam preparation What students say about the Atlas of Anatomy: "Thieme is the best anatomy atlas by far, hands down. Clearer pictures, more pictures, more realistic pictures, structures broken up in ways that make sense and shown from every angle...includes clinical correlations.... That's about all there is to it. Just buy it. Thank you Thieme!" ...this book surpasses them all. It's the artwork. The artist has found the perfect balance of detail and clarity. Some of these illustrations have to be seen to be believed.... The pearls of clinical information are very good and these add significance to the information and make it easier to remember."