First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship

9780071807500: First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship

The emergency medicine clerkship survival guide in the super-effective First Aid format

Written by students who just completed their clerkship

First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship is a comprehensive high-yield review based on the clerkship's core competencies. Written by students who just completed their clerkship and reviewed by faculty to ensure relevance and accuracy, the book covers everything students must know to do well in the ED and ace the emergency medicine shelf exam. New features include mini-cases integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions and 8 pages of full color images.


  • Hundreds of frequently tested high-yield facts from emergency medicine in-service exams, shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2 give you the edge on exam day
  • Mnemonics, diagrams, and illustrations help you recall must-know concepts
  • Insider tips for outstanding performance from students who excelled
  • Ward Tips arm you with answers to common "pimp" questions
  • Classifieds direct you to high-yield websites, scholarships, and extracurricular activities and publishing opportunities
  • Typical Scenario and Exam Tip study boxes prepare you for exam questions
  • NEW mini-cases highlight classic patient presentations and frequently tested cases

    The content you need to excel on the clerkship:
    Section I: How to Succeed in the EM Clerkship; Section II: High-Yield Facts; Resuscitation; Diagnostics; Trauma; Neurologic Emergencies; Head and Neck Emergencies; Respiratory Emergencies; Cardiovascular Emergencies; GI Emergencies; Renal and GU Emergencies; Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies; Gynecologic Emergencies; OB Emergencies; Musculoskeletal Emergencies; Endocrine Emergencies; Dermatologic Emergencies; Procedures; Emergency Toxicology; Environmental Emergencies; Ethics, Medico-legal Issues, and EBM; Section III: Classified

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    Author Profiles
    Latha G. Stead, MD, MS, FACEP is Chief, Division of Clinical Research and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine at Gainesville. She is also Adjunct Professor of Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Rochester, MN) and serves as Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Emergency Medicine.

    Matthew S. Kaufman, MD is a board-certified oncologist in Long Island Jewish Medical Center (New York). He completed his fellowship in hematology and his residency in internal medicine at LIJ Medical Center. He is a graduate of SUNY-Downstate College of Medicine.

    Torrey A. Laack, MD, FACEP is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine Clerkship Director at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Rochester, MN).

    Jonathan Fisher, MD, MPH, FACEP is Director of Undergraduate Education in the Department of Emergency Medicine as well as Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA). Dr. Fisher is President-Elect of the Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine (CDEM).

    Anunaya Jain, MBBS, MRCP and Minal Jain, MBBS are in the Department of Neurosurgery at The University of Rochester Medical Center.

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