The UPDATED OFFICIAL errata for the 2nd editions of First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles and First Aid for the Basic Sciences: Organ Systems are now posted on our Errata Page.
This update reflects content errors and typos that may create confusion that were submitted before April 12, 2012.
Please visit the page or click below to download the new errata.
The surge in apps for anatomy has given medical students a choice in how they choose to learn anatomy. While most apps include excellent anatomical detail about the human body, only some apps combine these visuals with great software features, resulting in a systems-based approach that allows students to learn effectively.
Every year, doctors in training are challenged with significant changes to our healthcare system. While this increasingly complex system is stressed by the business and politics of medicine, future and current physicians are expected to deliver cost-effective care. Today’s physician training model enforces shorter duty hours, demands effective synthesis of enormous amounts of data, and expects the resident physician to thoroughly learn his/her craft.
The right diagnosis requires first sorting and organizing differentials of a patient’s condition based on clues obtained from the patient history and physical exam.
Most score reporting of Step 1 results occurs within four weeks of testing. However, because of necessary modifications to the test item pool, there will be a delay in reporting for some examinees testing beginning in mid-May 2012. The target date for reporting Step 1 scores for most examinees testing from mid-May through late June will be Wednesday, July 11, 2012.
Medical procedures e-Learning is evolving due mostly to the combination of the digital presentation of procedures using videos, mobile application platforms, and quality content.