About this book
Preparing for step one of the USMLE, dedicated to the basic science of medicine, can be a daunting task. Students must demonstrate the ability to recall, understand, and apply a vast number of principles and facts that lie at the cornerstone of a medical education. Passing the USMLE: Basic Science is the single source for need-to-know, high yield information. Concepts are presented in bulleted lists and concise text for quick comprehension and illustrated with tables, diagrams and full color photographs. Covering topics in anatomy, embryology, neuroanatomy, histology, public health, genetics, microbiology, immunology, pharmacology, pathophysiology, biochemistry and behavioral medicine, Passing the USMLE: Basic Science is a comprehensive yet comprehensible guide for the busy medical student.