Case Files Biochemistry, 3/E | Medical Biochemistry

Fifty clinical cases help you excel in biochemistry courses and the USMLE Step 1

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Case Files: Biochemistry presents 50 clinical cases with open-ended questions which weave basic science medical biochemistry concepts into the clinical scenario. Each case includes an extended discussion (including definitions and a pathophysiology discussion), key points, and 3-5 USMLE-style comprehension questions. 

Clinical pearls highlight key concepts

This free application includes 1 sample case study from the 50 that are available through an in-app purchase of $29.99 of Case Files Biochemistry. The 50 high-yield cases in medical biochemistry will help you excel on the clerkship and improve your biochemistry shelf-exam score.

 Proven learning system improves your shelf exam scores

Each case has been designed for the iPad and iPhone/iPod with interactive features. With this system, you will learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts.

Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like a doctor

The authors are experienced teachers from the University of Texas-Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas.


“Great. I teach biochemistry and I love this [app].”

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“Thank you again for the wonderful app. It’s been a great revision tool. My board exam is in 1 month and it has been easy to access the info through my phone in my spare time.”

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“A good job well done! Amazing interface and very well executed. Hats off and and thumbs up!!”

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App Features:
  • Highlight key concepts
  • Study/Exam/Bookmark modes are available for USMLE-style medical biochemistry review questions.
  • In the Study mode, check the answers as you tackle the questions.
  • In the Exam mode, time yourself and review the answers after the time is up.
  • In the Bookmark mode, review only the questions you have flagged for further study.
  • File away correctly answered questions after each practice quiz.
  • Choose the number of questions in each practice quiz: 25, 50, 75, 100, 200, or all.
  • Opt to include questions from previous quizzes.
  • Learn further from interactive questions at the end of each case, with explanations.
  • Sort cases by name or by case number.
  • Take down notes using the Notes section for each case.
  • Study in horizontal or vertical mode on the iPhone and the iPad.
  • Store quiz scores to track your progress.
App Contents:

Section I: Applying Basic Sciences to Clinical Situations

  • Part 1. Approach to Learning
  • Part 2. Approach to Disease
  • Part 3: Approach to Reading

Section II: Clinical Cases – 50 Case Scenarios

Section III: Listing of Cases

  • Listing by Case Number
  • Listing by Disorder

Each case includes the following sections:

Case Description

  • Answers to
  • Approach to
  • Clinical Pearls
  • Case Questions and Answers
About the Authors

Eugene C. Toy, MD is a dual certified family physician and ob/gyn and is Academic Chief and Program Director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, where he is also actively involved in teaching medical students. He oversees the ob/gyn clerkship at Christus St. Joseph Hospital.

William E. Seifert, Jr., PhD is Senior Lecturer and Medical Biochemistry Course Director at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at The University of Texas–Houston Medical School.

Henry W. Strobel, PhD is Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at The University of Texas–Houston Medical School.

Konrad P. Harms, MD is Associate Program Director and Director of Academic Development for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.

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