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Best Medicine Books Reviewed & Ranked

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Medicine books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Step-Up to Medicine (Step-Up Series) (2019)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedThis bestselling volume in the popular Step-Up series provides a high-yield review of medicine, ideal for preparing for clerkships or clinical rotations, shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2. Clinical pearls, full-color illustrations, and “Quick Hits” provide essential information in an efficient, easy-to-remember manner to help you excel on your exams and succeed in the clinical setting. Also includes a 100-question practice exam to support preparation. …
Author(s): Agabegi MD, Dr. Steven

2. The Language of Medicine (2016)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedBring medical terminology to life with Davi-Ellen Chabner’s bestselling An illustrated, easy-to-understand approach presents medical terms within the context of the body’s anatomy and physiology, and in health and disease. With this proven resource, you’ll learn a working medical vocabulary built on the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Practical exercises and case studies make learning more interesting and demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice. Take advantage of interactive activities, games,…
Author(s): Chabner BA MAT, Davi-Ellen

3. Frameworks for Internal Medicine (2018)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedIntroducing an innovative, systematic approach to understanding differential diagnosis, Frameworks for Internal Medicine helps students and other learners think like clinicians and master the methodology behind diagnosing the most commonly encountered conditions in internal medicine. This highly visual resource uses a case-based, Q&A-style format to build frameworks that guide learners through each step in the differential diagnosis process. These unique frameworks not only equip learners for success during internal medicine clerkships, rotations, and residencies, but also help ensure more confident differential diagnoses in clinical…
Author(s): Andre Mansoor

4. Guide to the Most Common Internal Medicine Workups and Diseases: An evidenced based guide for all healthcare providers regarding common hospital based workups and diseases seen in Internal Medicine (2017)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedThis guide was created to simplify, yet cover in detail, the most COMMON workups and diseases seen in the field of Internal Medicine. It is perfect for any 3rd or 4th year medical student, intern or resident, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, or even attending. It is designed to be small enough to bring with you to work to use as a reference book, but also to be used as a study tool for high yield testing points. It starts with common symptoms and their workups and management, such as shortness of breath and chest pain amongst others. The most common diagnoses seen are then…
Author(s): Edwards D.O., Mitchell

5. Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine Manual, Eighth Edition (2017)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedThe book that belongs in the pocket of every clinician working in an acute care setting This portable manual encapsulates the most clinically relevant content of Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine, Eighth Edition – the world’s bestselling text on the topic — and puts it at your fingertips, or in your pocket or backpack. Covering the full spectrum of emergency medicine in all patient populations – adult and pediatric – this full-color guide is composed of concise chapters that focus on clinical features, diagnosis and differential, and…
Author(s): Rita K. Cydulka, David M. Cline , et al.

6. The Ultimate Emergency Medicine Guide: The only EM book you need to succeed (2014)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedUpdated September 2018 based on feedback from the most recent ABEM Qualifying!Emergency Medicine at your fingertipsWritten by clinicians in day-to-day practice of emergency medicine, this book provides a review of all topics relevant to practicing physicians. Contributions from current and recent emergency medicine residents ensures that it is the most up to date resource available for preparation for the ABEM written boards examination, the annual inservice examination, and the recertification examination. Packing a remarkable amount of information into a…
Author(s): Khan MD, Sajid

7. Peters’ Atlas of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (2019)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedNewly organized and featuring and , Peters’ Atlas of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, Seventh Edition, brings you up to date with today’s greatest challenges in tropical medicine. Increased global travel, climate change, human conflict, short-term/large-scale human assemblies, potent therapeutic agents, drug resistance, and vaccine misinformation have contributed to a greatly changed landscape in this complex field. , making it an authoritative parasitology resource for accurate diagnosis of complex diseases. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a…
Author(s): Nabarro MBBS BSc MRCP DTM&H FRCPath, Laura, Stephen Morris-Jones, et al.

8. Electrocardiography in Emergency, Acute, and Critical Care (2019)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedIn the emergency department-in any acute or critical care setting-when it's on you to direct a patient's care based on an ECG, you have to be the ECG expert.   See what you need to see, recognize what's important, and act accordingly.   with Electrocardiography in Emergency, Acute, and Critical Care, 2nd Ed. The editors-internationally known experts on ECG interpretation and how to teach it-know from experience what should happen at the bedside, and they show it to you in a clear and practical way. They want you to be confident about reading ECGs. They want you to save lives-and they know you will. 18…
Author(s): Amal Mattu, MD, FACEP, Jeffrey A. Tabas, MD, FACEP, et al.

9. Brave New Medicine: A Doctor’s Unconventional Path to Healing Her Autoimmune Illness (2019)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedLi had it all: a successful career in medicine, a loving marriage, children on the horizon. But it all came crashing down when, after developing an autoimmune thyroid condition, mysterious symptoms began consuming her body. Test after test came back "within normal limits," baffling her doctors—and baffling herself. Housebound with two young children, Li began a solo odyssey from her living room couch to find a way to heal.Brave New Medicine details the physical and existential crisis that forces a young doctor to question her own medical…
Author(s): Li MD, Cynthia, Hochschild PhD, Arlie Russell

10. Principles of Pulmonary Medicine (2018)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedWith an emphasis on the pathophysiologic basis of pulmonary disease, Principles of Pulmonary Medicine, 7th Edition, by Drs. Steven E Weinberger, Barbara A Cockrill, and Jess Mandel, provides a superbly illustrated introduction to this fast-changing field. This essential text employs a , critical for medical students, trainees, and those looking for a practical update on both acute and chronic pulmonary diseases , including new CT lung cancer screening guidelines; new concepts in the pathogenesis of asthma, interstitial lung disease, and other pulmonary diseases; and evolving therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis,…
Author(s): Weinberger MD MACP FRCP, Steven E., Cockrill MD, Barbara A., et al.

11. The Survival Medicine Handbook: THE essential guide for when medical help is NOT on the way (2016)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedIf you had to deal with an injury or illness in a disaster, would you know what to do? The Survival Medicine Handbook is a 670 page detailed guide for those who want to be medically prepared for any disaster where help is NOT on the way. This book is written by Joe Alton, M.D. and Amy Alton, A.R.N.P., the premiere medical preparedness professionals from the top ten survival website The expanded third edition of the 3 category Amazon bestseller (Survival Skills, Disaster Relief, Safety/First Aid) is geared to enable the non-medical professional…
Author(s): Alton MD, Joseph, Alton ARNP, Amy

12. Case Files Family Medicine, Fourth Edition (2016)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedREAL-LIFE CASES FOR THE FAMILY MEDICINE CLERKSHIP You need exposure to high-yield cases to excel in the family medicine clerkship and on the shelf exam. Case Files® Family Medicine presents 60 real-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in family medicine. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, definitions of key terms, and USMLE-style review questions. With this system, you’ll learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts. ·        60 cases with USMLE-style questions help you…
Author(s): Eugene C. Toy , Donald Briscoe, et al.

13. The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The Rise of a Sovereign Profession and the Making of a Vast Industry (2017)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedConsidered the definitive history of the American healthcare system, The Social Transformation of American Medicine examines how the roles of doctors, hospitals, health plans, and government programs have evolved over the last two and a half centuries. How did the financially insecure medical profession of the nineteenth century become a most prosperous one in the twentieth century? Why was national health insurance blocked? And why are corporate institutions taking over our medical care system today? Beginning in 1760 and coming up to the present day, renowned…
Author(s): Paul Starr

14. AMSSM Sports Medicine CAQ Study Guide (2019)

 Best Medicine Books Reviewed & RankedThis comprehensive resource from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine provides two complete tests with answers, explanations, and up-to-date references. Each test features 200 questions that were initially used to evaluate recent graduates of primary care sports medicine fellowship programs. The tests can be used by physicians studying for the Certificate of Added Qualifications exam or fellows studying for their In-Training Examinations. The book is also a great tool for pre/post-residency test preparation and for review sessions during sports medicine rotations. Unique features…
Author(s): Stephen R. Paul, MD, et al.

Best Medicine Books Reviewed & Ranked

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some medicine books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The gift of healing herbs : plant medicines and home remedies for a vibrantly healthy life

Author(s): Robin Rose Bennett
ID: 1176064, Publisher: North Atlantic Books, Year: [2014], Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub

Qigong. Chinese Medicine or Pseudoscinece?

Author(s): Zixin Lin
ID: 2332554, Publisher: Prometheus Books, Year: March 2000, Size: 23 Mb, Format: pdf

A Comprehensive Guide to Chinese Medicine

Author(s): Ping-Chung Leung
ID: 2388129, Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Year: 7 Sept 2015, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly best-sellers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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