Blueprints Medicine by
Publication Date: 2015-10-01
Now fully revised and updated, this best-selling Blueprints title is an ideal resource for the internal medicine clerkship, USMLE review, and as a rapid reference in day-to-day patient care. Chapters are consistently organized to provide high-yield content on major disorders, including epidemiology, etiology, risk factors, history, physical examination, differential diagnosis, and treatment. Practical and concise, it includes student-friendly features such as bolded key words, useful tables and figures, and popular Key Points boxes with must-know clinical information. Blueprints Medicine provides a concise review of what students need to know in their rotations or for the boards, and follows the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine guidelines. The 6th Edition has been thoroughly updated to include new clinical guidelines and therapeutic recommendations, as well as new tables and figures. Students can assess their knowledge with a question-and-answer section at the end of the book that includes 100 board-format questions with complete rationales for each answer, as well as 50 additional questions online. Features: - Organized according to CDIM guidelines with updated content, tables, and figures. - Focuses on high-yield information, including clinical manifestations, differential diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment. - Emphasizes "must-know" information throughout, distilling the most important information in the end-of-chapter Key Points boxes. - Includes 100 board-formatted questions and rationales for each choice, as well as 50 additional questions online. - Small size makes it easy to carry and reference "on the go."