Case Files Obstetrics and Gynecology |OB GYN Shelf

60 real life cases for the obstetrics & gynecology shelf exam & clerkship

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You need exposure to cases to pass the USMLE and shelf exams and that’s exactly what this innovative resource offers. 60 high-yield cases in Obstetrics and Gynecology to help you excel on the clerkship and improve your obstetrics and gynecology shelf exam score. Each case includes an extended discussion, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and USMLE-format ob gyn shelf practice questions.

It’s an interactive learning system that helps you learn instead of just memorize.

Clinical pearls highlight key concepts

This free application includes 1 sample case study from the 60 that are available through an in-app purchase of $29.99 of Case Files Obstetrics and Gynecology

 Proven learning system improves your shelf exam scores

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

Each case has been designed for the iPad and iPhone/iPod with interactive features.


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User Review

“A great source to build confidence and expertise in the clinical setting in a truly enjoyable and  easy to understand way!! I mean every word. In fact, words fail me. Thank you with all my gratitude. Having this app helps to take me one step closer to fulfilling my academic dreams! Well written and explained!”

S. Sudhakaran

 “This [app] is extraordinary. The clinical cases are engaging and enjoyable to read, maximizing the absorption of valuable clinical information. I recommend this [app] to all medical students on clinical rotations.” 

Lance E. Davis, medical student, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School

App Features:
  • Highlight key concepts
  • Study/Exam/Bookmark modes are available for USMLE-style ob gyn shelf practice questions 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 – 60 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 (series editor and author), is a dual-certified family physician and obstetrician-gynecologist and is Academic Chief and program Director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Methodist Hospital/University of Texas—Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas. He oversees the ob/gyn clerkship and is actively involved in teaching medical students.

Benton Baker III, MD, is Director of Urogynecology and Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Texas—Houston Medical School and The University of Texas Medical Branch—Galveston in Texas.

Patti Jayne Ross, MD, is Professor and Director, Adolescent Obstetrics and Gynecology and Ob/Gyn Clerkship Director at The University of Texas—Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas.

John C. Jennings, MD is Regional Dean of the Medical School at Texas Tech University at the Permian Basin in Odessa, Texas.

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