USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Triage: A Guide to Honing Clinical Skills

Paperback | July 6, 2010

byKevin Schwechten

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USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Triage is the indispensable preparation book for the Step 2 Clinical Skills exam, presenting 40 high-yield patient-encounter cases that simulate the examination experience. Cases are organized for straightforward learning: a sample dialogue that mimics actualdoctor-patient communication is followed by guidelines on performing the physical exam, ending the case, writing the patient note, and outlining the differential diagnosis. Comprehensive yet succinct, the cases address almost all possible exam scenarios, including telephone cases and "difficultpatient" encounters. Each case contains detailed and relevant information on presenting complaints and conditions, with pertinent points highlighted and boxed for easy review. Written by the author of the popular USMLE Step 3 Triage, this book is optimal for either individual or group study and forany student interested in reviewing how to practice applying medical knowledge and patient-centered skills.

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USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Triage is the indispensable preparation book for the Step 2 Clinical Skills exam, presenting 40 high-yield patient-encounter cases that simulate the examination experience. Cases are organized for straightforward learning: a sample dialogue that mimics actualdoctor-patient communication is followed by guide...

Kevin Schwechten, MD, is Teaching Faculty and Staff Physician at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in the Magnolia Regional Health Center Residency Program in Corinth, MS.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:July 6, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195398238

ISBN - 13:9780195398236

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Introduction1. Vision Loss2. Red Eye3. Mental Status Change4. Dizziness5. Headache6. Sleep Difficulties7. Headache and Stiff Neck8. Syncope9. Heat Related Injury10. Breast Lump11. Chest Pain12. Chronic Cough13. Shortness of Breath14. Weight Loss and Fatigue15. Respiratory Symptoms16. Male Abdominal Pain17. Nausea and Vomiting in a Diabetic18. Nausea and Vomiting in a Female19. Female Abdominal Pain20. Anterior Knee Pain21. Wrist Pain22. Joint Pain23. Back Pain24. Back Pain in an Elderly patient25. Shoulder Pain26. Lower Leg Pain27. Fatigue and Bruising28. Fever in Pregnancy29. Hematuria30. Testicular Mass31. Irregular Menses32. Fever in a Child33. Difficult Patient: Fibromyalgia34. Difficult Patient: Drug Seeking35. Difficult Patient: Non-English Speaking36. Telephone Case: Abdominal Pain37. Telephone Case: Elderly Fall38. Telephone Case: Labor Check39. Telephone Case: Question of Abuse40. Telephone Case: Toxic IngestionIndex