Deja Review Internal Medicine boils down your coursework to just the critical concepts you need to know for exam success
The principles learned in internal medicine are the fundamental core principles applied in clinical medicine as well as the largest proportion of questions posed on the USMLE Step 2CK exam. In order to do well both on the wards and on the Step 2CK exam, you must have a solid foundation in these principles. This guide has been written as a high-yield resource to endorse the rapid recall of the essential facts in a well-organized and efficient manner.
All concepts are presented in a question and answer format that covers the key facts on hundreds of commonly tested internal medicine topics that may appear on the USMLE Step 2CK exam. The material is divided into chapters organized by internal medicine subcategories, along with vignettes at the end of each chapter that incorporate the material with their clinical presentation and relevance.
This question and answer format has several advantages:
- It provides a rapid, straightforward way for you to assess your strengths and weaknesses.
- It allows you to efficiently review and commit to memory a large body of information.
- The clinical vignettes incorporated expose you to the prototypical presentation of diseases classically
- tested on USMLE Step 2CK.
- It serves as a quick, last-minute review of high-yield facts.
- Compact, condensed design of the book is conducive to studying on the go.
HOW TO USE Deja Review Internal Medicine
This text is intended to be used not only to study for the USMLE Step 2CK exam but is also an essential tool while on the internal medicine and medicine subspecialty rotations, and during medical school. Remember, this text is not intended to replace comprehensive textbooks, course packets, or lectures. It is simply intended to serve as a supplement to your studies during your internal medicine clinical rotation and throughout your preparation for Step 2CK. We encourage you to begin using Deja Review Internal Medicine early in your third year to reinforce topics you encounter while on the wards. Also, it is recommended that you cover up the answers (rather than just reading both the questions and the answers) and quiz yourself or even your classmates. Carry the book in your white coat pocket so that you can easily access study material during down time. However you choose to study, we hope you find this resource helpful throughout your clinical years and during your preparation for USMLE Step 2CK. Best of Luck!