“Case Files: Microbiology is easy and fun to read. The case discussions are very clinically relevant. The clinical correlations will prepare students well for making the transition from basic science to clinical rotations. Overall, the level of detail is perfect.”--Anne Valaas, 4th year medical student, Oregon Health Sciences University
This free application includes 1 sample case study from the 50 that are available through an in-app purchase of $29.99 of Case Files Microbiology. The 50 high-yield cases in Microbiology will help you excel on the clerkship and improve your shelf-exam score.
Each case has been designed for the iPad and iPhone/iPod with interactive features. With this system, you will learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts.
•50 clinical cases, each with USMLE-style questions
•Clinical pearls that highlight key concepts
•Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like a doctor
•Proven learning system that improves shelf-exam scores
iPhone, iPod, and iPad App Features:
•Study/Exam/Bookmark modes are available for USMLE-style review questions.
•In the Study mode, check the answers as you tackle the questions.
•In the Exam mode, time yourself and review the answers after the time is up.
•In the Bookmark mode, review only the questions you have flagged for further study.
•File away correctly answered questions after each practice quiz.
•Choose the number of questions in each practice quiz: 25, 50, 100, 150, 200, or all.
•Opt to include questions from previous quizzes.
•Learn further from interactive questions at the end of each case, with explanations.
•Sort cases by name or by case number.
•Take down notes using the Notes section for each case.
•Study in horizontal or vertical mode on the iPhone and the iPad.
•Store quiz scores to track your progress.
Section I: Applying Basic Sciences to Clinical Situations
•Part 1. Approach to Learning
•Part 2. Approach to Disease
•Part 3. Approach to Reading
Section II: Clinical Cases: 50 Case Scenarios
Section III: Listing of Cases
•By Alphabetical Order
Each case includes the following sections:
•Case Questions and Answers
About the Authors
Eugene C. Toy, MD is a dual certified family physician and ob/gyn and is Academic Chief and Program Director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. He also oversees the ob/gyn clerkship at Christus St. Joseph Hospital and is actively involved in teaching medical students.
Cynthia R. Skinner DeBord, PhD is a member of the Adjunct Faculty in Biology at Tomball College in Tomball, Texas. She was formerly the microbiology course director at UT–Houston School of Medicine.
Audrey Wanger, PhD is Associate Professor at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at The University of Texas–Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas.
Gilbert A. Castro, PhD is Vice President for Health Affairs and Vice President for Academic Affairs at The University of Texas at El Paso in El Paso, Texas.
Donald Briscoe, MD is the Program Director of Family Practice Residency at The Methodist Hospital–Houston in Houston, Texas.
James D. Kettering, PhD is Emeritus Professor of Microbiology at Loma Linda University Schools of Medicine and Dentistry in Loma Linda, California.
Amazing interface and very well executed. Hats off and thumbs up !!!!
This app is very helpful for graduate level learning. If you are in a undergrad "memorize this....." program, this is not for you. For medical school, PA school, or medically related microbiology where they are trying to teach patient presentation and likely pathogens, this is peefect. I would like to see alternate presentations for some pathogens like strep: i.e. scarlet fever, rheum fever, food poisioning, toxic shock, intoxication vs infection etc.
I bought this hoping it would help me with my Microbiology class, as this is the text book we use. It doesn't help at all, it was very expensive to buy and would love a refund. School is expensive enough, if these companies can't make a product that helps students then the least they could do is be happy with the two hundred bucks we already spent on their text. Sheenanagans as Cartman would say.
It will only let you view the first case study and then you have to buy the app. It wouldn't let me do the study guides or the exams without paying, no thanks!
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