Case Files Pharmacology | Review for Board Exams

53 real life clinical cases for the basic sciences and USMLE Step 1




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You need exposure to clinical cases to pass course exams and ace the USMLE Step 1. Case Files: Pharmacology presents 53 real-life clinical cases that illustrate essential concepts in pharmacology. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key basic science concepts, definitions of key terms, pharmacology pearls, and USMLE-style review questions for board exams.

With this interactive system, you’ll learn instead of memorize.

Clinical pearls highlight key concepts

This free application includes 1 sample case study from the 53 that are available through an in-app purchase of $29.99 of Case Files Pharmacology.

 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.

Reviews

“This [app] will be a valuable asset for any students who need to understand drug therapy for their future practice and for those who are involved in teaching students about the therapeutic use of drugs…This is an excellent component of the many Lange products that are available to both teachers and students to foster the understanding of drugs used in clinical practice. 3 Stars.”

Doody’s Review Service

“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

“Very useful. This is a nice and easy application for learning pharmacology cases. It makes it a wonderful experience.”

Anne Sofie-Vibaek Kirchgässner

App Features:
  • Highlight key concepts
  • Study/Exam/Bookmark modes are available for USMLE-style review questions for board exams.
  • 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. Great review tool for board exams.
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 – 53 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 also oversees the ob/gyn clerkship at Christus St. Joseph Hospital.

Gary C. Rosenfeld, PhD is Professor at the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology and is Assistant Dean for Educational Programs at The University of Texas–Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas.

David S. Loose, PhD is Associate Professor at the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at The University of Texas-Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas.

Donald A. Briscoe, MD is Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program sponsored by The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.

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