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Kaplan USMLE Step 1: Calculate the frequency of this diseasePrep with help from Kaplan Medical. An autosomal recessive disease has a carrier frequency of 1/25. What is the frequency of individuals expressing the disease?
Kaplan USMLE Step 3 prep: Patient has tonic-clonic seizurePrep with help from Kaplan Medical. Woman with history of bipolar disorder has been maintained on a stable dose of lithium carbonate for five years.
In war, medical ethics becomes immediate and vitalAs the nature of modern warfare has evolved, so has the quick thinking required to practice ethically minded medicine in conflict zones. Learn more.
Kaplan USMLE Step 2 prep: Next step for patient with groin painPrep with help from Kaplan Medical. Urgent-care examination shows mild right-sided erythema. Learn more about this commonly missed question.
What it’s like in allergy & immunology: Shadowing Dr. MalickFor AMA member Alnoor Malick, MD, the most rewarding aspect of being an allergist is helping patients retake control of their allergic disease.
Medical School Life
Poster presentation 101: Make your work stand out at a conferenceWhat does it take for a medical student or resident to make a standout poster presentation? These four tips are a good starting point.
Kaplan USMLE Step 1: Woman treated with linear doses of a hormonePrep with help from Kaplan Medical. In this double-blind study of fertility-enhancing drugs, which hormone is the patient most likely being treated with?