This revised variation within the well known keep in mind sequence is a superb coaching device for either the medical wisdom (CK) and medical talents (CS) components of the USMLE Step 2. The ebook offers sufferer situations through rapid-fire USMLE-style questions. Questions look within the left-hand column and solutions seem within the right-hand column.
Coverage encompasses all medical parts demonstrated at the USMLE Step 2. circumstances and questions train trend popularity for illnesses established within the CK's multiple-choice questions and the CS's reside sufferer shows. This variation encompasses a new bankruptcy on ethics and facts in addition to an improved cardiology bankruptcy.
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344 desk A–2. progress and improvement Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351 LWBK541-FM_i-xvi. qxd 02/27/2010 9:28 AM web page xi Aptara universal Abbreviations AAA stomach aortic aneurysm, “triple A” ABG Arterial blood fuel ABI Ankle to brachial index ACE Angiotensin-converting enzyme Ach Acetylcholine ACTH Adrenocorticotropic hormone AF Atrial traumatic inflammation a. ok. a. sometimes called AMI Acute myocardial infarction AML Acute myelogenous leukemia ALL Acute lymphoblastic leukemia ALT Alanine aminotransference AR Aortic regurgitation ARDS Acute breathing misery syndrome AS Aortic stenosis ASA Aspirin AST Aspartate transaminase AVM Arteriovenous malformation AXR stomach x-ray BCC Basal telephone carcinoma BE Barium enema BPH Benign prostatic hypertrophy BRBPR shiny crimson blood in step with rectum BS Bowel sounds, breath sounds, blood sugar CA melanoma CABG Coronary artery skip graft (“CABBAGE”) CAD Coronary artery affliction xi LWBK541-FM_i-xvi. qxd 02/27/2010 9:28 AM web page xii Aptara xii universal Abbreviations CAP Community-acquired pneumonia CBC whole blood mobile count number CBD universal bile duct CHF Congestive center failure CML continual myelogenous leukemia COPD persistent obstructive pulmonary sickness CRC Colorectal melanoma CTA transparent to auscultation CVA Cerebral vascular twist of fate, costovertebral attitude CVP vital venous strain CXR Chest x-ray DDx Differential analysis DI Diabetes insipidus DJD Degenerative joint ailment DOE Dyspnea on exertion DVT Deep venous thrombosis ECT Electroconvulsive remedy EKG Electrocardiogram ERCP Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography EtOH Alcohol speedy targeted belly sonogram for trauma FEN Fluids, electrolytes, foodstuff FNA effective needle aspiration GBS Guillain-Barré syndrome GERD Gastroesophageal reflux disorder GU Genitourinary HCM Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy HCT Hematocrit HG Hemorrhagic gastritis HTN high blood pressure IABP Intra-aortic balloon pump LWBK541-FM_i-xvi. qxd 02/27/2010 9:28 AM web page xiii Aptara universal Abbreviations xiii IBD Inflammatory bowel affliction ICU in depth care unit IDU Injection drug person IE Infective endocarditis ILD Interstitial lung affliction IPF Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis IVC Inferior vena cava IVF Intravenous fluids IVP Intravenous pyelography IVPB Intravenous piggyback JVD Jugular venous distention LAP CHOLE Laparoscopic cholecystectomy LDH Lactate dehydrogenase LE decrease extremity LES decrease esophageal sphincter LLQ Left reduce quadrant LR Lactated Ringer’s LVH Left ventricular hypertrophy males a number of endocrine neoplasia MI Myocardial infarction MIBG 131I-metaiodobenzylguanidine NGT Nasogastric tube NPO not anything in step with os NS basic saline PCa Prostate melanoma PE Pulmonary embolism, actual exam PEEP confident end-expiratory strain PFT Pulmonary functionality exams PID Pelvic inflammatory illness PMI Posterior myocardial infarction PML revolutionary multifocal leukoencephalopathy LWBK541-FM_i-xvi.