By Richard A. Giovane, MD “D”, I said to myself, the answer was clearly D. Hypoglycin A, the patient clearly had Jamaican Vomiting Sickness due to eating unripened ackee fruit. That last question sealed the deal with my biochemistry final and ended a long stretch of studying in […]
Greetings First Aid and USMLE-Rx fans! Each year more than 150,000 students and physicians trust First Aid for the USMLE, USMLE-Rx Qmax, First Aid Flash Facts, and First Aid Express videos for critical exam prep and curricular coursework. We hope that you have also benefited from these resources, […]
By Richard A. Giovane, M.D. Whether it is today or months down the road, everyone preparing to take the Step 1 board exam will one day wake up and realize that the test is only 2 weeks away! And, trust me, you need to be ready to handle the […]
Each year more than 150,000 students and physicians trust First Aid for the USMLE, USMLE-Rx Qmax, First Aid Flash Facts, and First Aid Express videos for critical exam prep and curricular coursework. We hope that you have also benefited from these resources, and we invite you to consider joining our […]
Sarina Bang leads you through an exploration of enzyme kinetics, including ways to differentiate reversible competitive inhibitors, irreversible competitive inhibitors, and noncompetitive inhibitors. She also helps you understand Michaelis-Menten kinetics and Lineweaver-Burk plots, as discussed in First Aid for the USMLE Step 1. Learn more about the USMLE-Rx […]
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ScholarRx is once again proud to be sponsoring and participating in several events at the upcoming IAMSE Annual Conference, June 9-12, at the Green Valley Ranch in Las Vegas. ScholarRx is a leading provider of medical education and assessment solutions and recently launched a low cost, modular global […]
Announcing the Rx Challenge.
A 33-year-old man presents for a follow-up visit after his pre-employment health screen revealed a concerning finding. He has lost 25 pounds over the last 4 months but claims that he has not altered his usual exercise or dietary habits. He reports having a productive cough during the […]
By Michael Spinner Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common problem among hospitalized patients with numerous etiologies. Common causes include volume depletion or renal hypoperfusion (prerenal), ATN from ischemia or nephrotoxins (intrinsic), and urinary obstruction (postrenal). For all of these etiologies, the final common pathway is an acute […]