REAL-LIFE CASES SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS FOR YOUR CLERKSHIP AND THE SHELF EXAM
Case Files: Family Medicine presents realistic clinical scenarios to enhance and hone your clinical decision-making skills. Sixty high-yield cases illustrate essential concepts in patient care. Each case begins with a vignette accompanied by relevant open-ended questions designed to teach diagnostic or therapeutic approaches relevant to family medicine. The answers that follow emphasize mechanisms and underlying principles. This sixth edition features a new format with bulleted summaries, shorter paragraphs, and clearer headings.
• Realistic cases are accompanied by questions that encourage you to think through the differential diagnosis and treatment options
• Real-life family medicine cases with high-yield discussions aligned to clerkship guidelines
• USMLE-style review questions and clinical pearls accompany each case
• Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like an experienced doctor