Book Description: Pathophysiology for the Boards and Wards, Fifth Edition offers the information most tested on the USMLE Step 1 in a systematic, outline manner. This essential guide eases the transition from classroom to wards and works well as a companion on rotations, covering the information you need to master your clerkships in a concise, handy pocket reference. The book includes clinical cases with board-formatted questions and answers. Numerous tables, illustrations, and "buzzwords" aid in retention of facts. Pathophysiology for the Boards and Wards, Fifth Edition is perfect for medical students. Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and related health professionals will also find Boards and Wards valuable.