First Aid for the Basic Sciences, General Principles, Second Edition

Paperback | October 7, 2011

byTao Le, Kendall Krause

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The essential companion for your first two years of medical school

First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles, 2e provides you with a solid understanding of the basic science principles with which all medical students must be familiar. The second edition has been completely revised to feature a more student-friendly and approachable text, an updated high-yield rapid review section, new images, and more.

  • 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

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The essential companion for your first two years of medical schoolFirst Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles, 2e provides you with a solid understanding of the basic science principles with which all medical students must be familiar. The second edition has been completely revised to feature a more student-friendly and approa...

Tao Le, MD, MHS Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics Division of Allergy and Immunology University of Louisville Division of Allergy and Immunology The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:11 × 8.6 × 0.74 inPublished:October 7, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007174388X

ISBN - 13:9780071743884

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Table of Contents

Contributing Authors
Faculty Reviewers
Preface
Acknowledgments
How to Use This Book
How to Contribute
Chapter 1: Anatomy and Histology
Cellular Anatomy and Histology
Gross Anatomy and Histology
Chapter 2: Behavioral Science
Epidemiology
Statistics
Disease Prevention
Ethics
Life Cycle
Psychology
Chapter 3: Biochemistry
Molecular Biology
Nucleotide Synthesis
Mutations and DNA Repair
Enzymes
The Cell
Connective Tissue
Homeostasis and Metabolism
Amino Acids
Nutrition
Fed Versus Unfed State
Laboratory Tests and Techniques
Genetics
Chapter 4: Embryology
Chapter 5: Microbiology
Bacteriology
Spirochetes
Mycology
Parasitology
Virology
Microbiology: Systems
Antimicrobials
Chapter 6: Immunology
Principles of Immunology
Pathology
Chapter 7: Pathology
Chapter 8: General Pharmacology
Pharmacodynamics
Pharmacokinetics
Toxicology
IndexAbout the Editors