USMLE Step 3 Secrets, 1e
By Theodore X. O'Connell MD, Thomas E. Blair MD, Ryan A. Pedigo MD

Book description

Following the popular, time-tested Secrets Series® format, this enjoyable, easy-to-read book is extremely effective for ensuring success on one of the most important exams you’ll take in your medical career.

  • Get the most out of your study time with a concise, integrated, clinical overview of Step 3 content, perfect for a refresher and practical preparation for this high-stakes, vignette-style exam.
  • Benefit from the highly engaging Q&A format that interactively reviews your knowledge of diagnosis, treatment, and management of common disorders.
  • Carry it with you and study at your convenience – anytime, anywhere.
  • Tap into the knowledge and experience of co-authors who have all scored extremely well on all steps of the USMLE.
  • Zero in on key information with figures, tables, and summary boxes that provide a concise visual overview of important board-relevant content.
  • Apply tips, memory aids, and "secrets" gathered by Dr. O’Connell and used by students to pass the boards.


book description

Over 100 high-yield figures illustrate important concepts, conditions, and imaging modalities. Get tips, insights, and guidance on how best to prepare and what to expect with the reader-friendly, succinct, and engaging writing style of best-selling author Adam Brochert, MD.

  • Features tips on the computer-based case simulations to prepare you for essential elements of the exam.
  • Draws upon the personal experience of the best-selling author of USMLE reviews, Adam Brochert, MD, for trustworthy tips on how to study for the exam.
  • Organizes material logically and allows quick spot review using bulleted and numbered lists, as well as many tables throughout the text.
  • Presents updated case scenarios mirroring those on the Step 3 exam to keep you abreast of changes to the exam.
  • Includes additional high-yield figures to be more relevant to recent administrations of the exam.
  • Addresses current practice with updated diagnosis and treatment guidelines.