Crush Step 1

Author(s): Dr. Theodore X. O'Connell, Dr. Thomas Blair, Dr. Ryan Pedigo

Written and reviewed by students, residents, and experts, Crush Step 1, 2nd Edition, is the perfect review resource you need to score high on this high-stakes exam. This comprehensive, focused resource is the most effective review tool available for truly understanding the material on which you’ll be tested.

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3: Dermatology 68-69 Layout Images 3.17 and 3.18 should be switched so that they reflect the correct call out in the text. The image in Figure 3.17 is a strawberry hemangioma, and the image in Figure 3.18 is a cherry hemangioma. Author
8: Cardiology 251 Verbage The catheter is introduced into the patient and can measure right atrial pressure, move into the right ventricle to measure right ventricular pressure, move into the pulmonary artery to measure pulmonary arterial pressure, and wedge into the distal pulmonary arteries to get a pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP), which approximates the left ventricular atrial pressure. Author
12: Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology 433 Terminology Ulnar claw (Pope’s blessing) — flexion of fourth and fifth digits Author
12: Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology 436 Verbage Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome (Guyon’s Canal Syndrome): Compression of the radial ulnar nerve at the wrist causes paresthesias of the medial surface of the hand (ring and little finger). Author
12: Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology 438 Terminology The muscles involved can be remembered by the mnemonic SItS—Supraspinatus (abduction), Infraspinatus (external rotation), teres minor (abduction adduction and external rotation) and Subscapularis (internal rotation). Author
12: Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology 452 Terminology Purple highlighted box in the right column
Osteoblastoma: Aspirin relief, radiolucent nest should read Osteoblastoma: not relieved with aspirin; radiolucent nest
12: Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology 454 Typo COX is an enzyme that converts arachidonic acid into prostaglandin G2 (PGI2 PGG2), which is eventually converted into the prostanoids... Author
13: Neurology 470 Terminology In Figure 13.14A, “Posterior cerebral artery” should be labeled “Posterior communicating artery” Author
14: Psychiatry 519 Verbage In the second box in the right column, “Women attempt suicide more often than men, but men are more likely to be successful complete a suicide attempt.” Author

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