Practical, concise, and easy to read, Medicine Morning Report Case Review covers essential material you'll find on USMLE and shelf exams and sharpens your clinical decision-making skills. Using an in-depth case format, it prepares you to correctly analyze a clinical vignette in the style of a morning report conference, helping you formulate a clinically sound, evidence-based approach to realistic patient scenarios.
Covers key content found on the USMLE, with pearls for the Step1, Step 2 and Step 3 exams - ideal for exam preparation and clinical rotations.
Each case presents a high-yield topic in a morning report/grand rounds format, and includes must-know "pearls," an in-depth discussion of differentials and treatment, and assessment questions that support USMLE and shelf preparation.
"Beyond the Pearls" tips and secrets (evidence based, with references) make this text unique.
Key basic science concepts reinforce important information in a clinical context.
Written and edited by experienced teachers of review courses and medical students. Each case has been reviewed by board certified attending/practicing physicians.
Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience includes access -- on a variety of devices -- to the complete text, images, and references from the book.
1 A 63-Year-Old Female With Change in Mental Status and Slurred Speech 2 A 61-Year-Old Male With Constipation 3 A 37-Year-Old Female With a Palpable Breast Mass 4 A 65-Year-Old Male With Acute Chest Pain 5 A 31-Year-Old Male With Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Cough, and Shortness of Breath 6 A 54-Year-Old Male With Worsening Weakness 7 A 56-Year-Old Male With 3 Weeks of Fever 8 A 25-Year-Old Female With Polyuria and Polydipsia 9 A 22-Year-Old Female With Joint Pain 10 A 62-Year-Old Female With Epigastric Pain and Nausea 11 A 69-Year-Old Male With "Congestive Heart Failure" 12 A 68-Year-Old Male With Weakness and Fatigue 13 A 65-Year-Old Male With Dysphagia 14 A 60-Year-Old Male With Acute Headache and Fever 15 A 66-Year-Old Male With Progressive Dyspnea on Exertion 16 A 26-Year-Old Female With Joint Pain 17 A 57-Year-Old Male With Blurred Vision 18 A 52-Year-Old Male With Radiating Leg Pain 19 A 78-Year-Old Male With Palpitations and Lightheadedness 20 A 56-Year-Old Male With Acute Cough and Fever 21 A 34-Year-Old Female With Left Lower Extremity Edema 22 A 25-Year-Old Male With Seizures 23 A 58-Year-Old Female With Dyspnea on Exertion and Renal Failure 24 A 46-Year-Old Male Referred for Hyperglycemia 25 A 23-Year-Old Female With Dysuria 26 A 40-Year-Old Female With Headaches 27 A 35-Year-Old Male With Substernal Chest Pain 28 A 62-Year-Old Male With Dyspnea at Rest and Lower Extremity Edema 29 A 34-Year-Old Male With Chronic Bilateral Gluteal Pains 30 A 20-Year-Old Female With Polyuria and Polydipsia 31 A 76-Year-Old Female With Eye Pain and Decreased Vision 32 A 43-Year-Old Male With Left Leg Erythema and Pain 33 A 25-Year-Old Female With Excessive Daytime Sleepiness 34 A 31-Year-Old Female With a Systolic Heart Murmur 35 A 57-Year-Old Male With Shortness of Breath 36 A 68-Year-Old Male With Right Knee Pain 37 A 20-Year-Old Female With Chronic Fatigue 38 A 32-Year-Old Female With Bilateral Hand Numbness 39 A 22-Year-Old Male With Hematuria 40 A 54-Year-Old Male With Chronic Cough and Weight Loss 41 A 57-Year-Old Male With Exertional Chest Pain 42 A 45-Year-Old Female With Fatigue and Headache 43 A 55-Year-Old Male With Fever and Abdominal Pain 44 A 28-Year-Old Female With Difficult-to-Control Hypertension 45 A 35-Year-Old Female With Subacute Progressive Bilateral Lower Extremity Edema 46 A 40-Year-Old Female With Facial Rash and Persistent Cough 47 A 63-Year-Old Male With Acute PolyarticularArthritis 48 A 67-Year-Old Male With Syncope 49 A 63-Year-Old Male With a Unilateral Pleural Effusion 50 A 55-Year-Old Male With Hand Tremors 51 A 35-Year-Old Male With Fatigue and Rash 52 A 45-Year-Old Female With Nausea, Vomiting, and Abdominal Pain 53 A 57-Year-Old Female With Cavitary Lung Lesions 54 A 40-Year-Old Female With Weight Gain and Amenorrhea 55 A 58-Year-Old Male With Chest Pain 56 A 70-Year-Old Male With Iron Deficiency Anemia 57 A 56-Year-Old Male With Cough and Shortness of Breath 58 A 55-Year-Old Male With Diabetes on an Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor 59 A 34-Year-Old Male With Generalized Weakness 60 A 65-Year-Old Male With Muscle Weakness 61 A 43-Year-Old Female With Fevers 62 A 54-Year-Old Male Who "Stops Breathing at Night" Index