If you know all of the concepts in this book, you should do much better than pass the CCS portion of USMLE™ Step 3: You should Crush Step 3 CCS! With its focused review of common cases, high-yield content, and test prep strategies, Dr. Mayur K. Movalia's new review book offers the most effective preparation available for this high-stakes exam.
- Zero in on the content you need to know, thanks to a concise, consistent presentation for each case that is updated to mirror the 2013 USMLE™ software.
- Find the information you need quickly with a detailed index that organizes cases by symptom, final diagnosis, and specialty.
- Get up-to-date management strategies for CCS cases, thanks to input from a Resident Review Board comprised of high-scoring individuals (90th percentile or more), who evaluated the book to ensure its relevance and accuracy.
- Use it in conjunction with Brochert's Crush Step 3: The Ultimate USMLE Step 3 Review, 4th Edition for a comprehensive and highly effective Step 3 review.
- Get a 24-hour free trial to the USMLE Consult Step 3 CCS Case Bank, with a discount towards its purchase! 100 CCS cases simulate the actual USMLE Step 3 CCS experience.
Table of Contents:
SECTION I Introduction
1 Primum® CCS Software
2 Tips and Strategies
3 Reference Sheet
4 USMLE Primum® CCS Cases
SECTION II CCS Cases by Chief Complaint
5 Abdominal Pain
7 Chest Pain
8 Altered Mental Status
9 Pain in the Extremities
12 Shortness of Breath
13 Back Pain
17 Routine Health Exam
18 Miscellaneous Internal Medicine Cases
19 Vaginal Bleeding
20 Vaginal Discharge
21 Miscellaneous Obstetrics/Gynecology Cases
22 Pediatric Fever
23 Miscellaneous Pediatric Cases
APPENDIX CCS Cases Listed by Case Number and Alphabetically by Final Diagnosis
By Mayur Movalia, MD, Hematopathologist, Dahl-Chase Pathology Associates; Medical Director, Flow Cytometry Laboratory, Dahl-Chase Diagnostic Services; Medical Director, Affiliated Laboratories, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, Maine; Medical Director, Cancer Care of Maine Laboratory, Brewer, Maine; Medical Director, Mount Desert Island Hospital Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine; Faculty, University of Maine, Orono, Maine