Preparing yourself for your first year in medical school starts with the basics; your textbooks. Presumably, your university shared a list of recommended and/or mandatory text books with you. In case you are free to choose, or you want to go the extra mile and get the top notch titles, this list is for you. These are the titles that come highly recommended by former students, covering all the fundamentals you need: Anatomy, Pathology, Immunology and Microbiology. Always make sure to get the latest edition, as these books are continously updated and upgraded by world class experts and illustrators.
This masterful work of art and academia allows you to learn anatomy by visualizing the human body. Netter’s Atlas is a vivid rendering of the human anatomy which is not only detailed and accurate, but also beautiful. Considered by students and professionals alike as a necessary resource and lifelong medical reference, this text is a must have.
Robbins Basic Pathology provides a readable overview of the principles of human pathology. This well-illustrated and concise text is perfect for busy students. The latest edition puts an extra focus on pathogenesis and the clinical features of disease, along with new artwork and more schematic diagrams to help summarize key concepts.
Basic Immunology is a concise and focused text. This easy-to-understand volume uses full-color illustrations, clinical images, and other practical tools such as Summary Point boxes, end-of-chapter review questions, glossary terms and clinical cases—all designed to help students master this complex topic in the most efficient and effective manner possible.
For a thorough clinically relevant understanding of microbes and their diseases, med students turn to Medical Microbiology. This succinct easy-to-use text presents the fundamentals of microbiology and immunology clearly and succinctly—effectively preparing you for your courses, your exams and your career.
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. Numerous color images, quick-reference tables, and high-yield prep strategies are included to help you retain and recall information quickly and accurately.
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