Crush the Boards: The Ultimate USMLE Step 2 Review by Adam Brochert MD

By Adam Brochert MD

Jap Virginia scientific university, Norfolk. offers info at the USMLE Step 2 examination. good points contain high-yield details, insurance with no being overwhelming, details on subspecialty subject matters coated in Step 2, and extra. Tables and illustrations all through. For scientific scholars. Softcover. DNLM: medical Medicine--Examination Questions.

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