By Michele Wylen
Thoroughly revised and sufficiently small to slot in a lab coat pocket, this overview of "Obstetrics & Gynecology" positive factors 500 questions with solutions and reasons, together with two hundred new questions in medical vignette structure. All questions are reviewed through contemporary USMLE Step 2 test-takers.
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