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

By Adam Brochert

Japanese Virginia clinical university, Norfolk. presents details at the USMLE Step 2 examination. positive aspects contain high-yield info, insurance with no being overwhelming, info on subspecialty themes lined in Step 2, and extra. Tables and illustrations all through. For scientific scholars. Softcover. DNLM: scientific Medicine--Examination Questions.

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