Long before “crowdsourcing” became a popular buzzword, the editors at First Aid embraced the concept of tapping into the knowledge of a large group of people to develop the world’s best selling medical review books. After all, the First Aid series has always been by students, for students. With […]
We’ve posted the final First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2012 Edition errata! The OFFICIAL errata for the 2012 version of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 is now posted on our Errata Page. Remember, you can help us update our errata throughout the year. If […]
By Molly Lewis Anatomy has always been one of my favorite subjects, and I love using mnemonics to remember all the details! Here are three mnemonics for the facial nerve that I found really helpful.
By Luke Murray This post is part of a series called “Med School Done Right,” which will look at not just succeeding in medical school in the narrow terms of “getting good grades,” but at shaping the kind of experiences you want to have during these (usually) four […]
We love this video from: University of Maryland School of Medicine 2015 Freshman Follies (5/21/12)
By Sarah Wesley Once you have endured the hassle of arranging a sub-internship, buying plane tickets, and obtaining housing, traveler’s insurance, the works, you may find yourself having a moment of panic as you realize that the only thing you know about the workings of American hospitals is […]
A newborn boy is found to have an increased head circumference, macroglossia, an umbilical hernia, lethargy, and a hoarse cry. The mother has no significant past medical history, takes no medications, and received adequate prenatal care. His serum thyroxine (T4) concentration is ~50% that of normal infants.
Thank you for ‘liking’ us! So far, it’s been an exciting new year for us. The 2013 edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 was released to great reviews, and we’ve reached 10,000 likes on Facebook! If you haven’t already, like us on Facebook to get […]
By Walter Wiggins To 1st years, now is a great time to pick up a copy of the 2013 edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 if you haven’t already (it’s on sale right now at Amazon.com!). The best piece of advice I have for you […]