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This extremely useful book reinforces the relationship between basic science and clinical medicine for students. It will help them either review or learn basic physiology as it applies to medicine, which should strengthen their diagnostic and therapeutic skills. 3 Stars.--Doody's Review Service This free application includes 1 sample case study from the 51 that are available through an in-app purchase of $29.99 of Case Files Physiology. The 51 high-yield cases in Physiology will help you excel on the clerkship and improve your shelf-exam score. Each case has been designed for the iPad and iPhone/iPod with interactive features. With this system, you will learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts.51 clinical cases, each with USMLE-style questions Clinical pearls that highlight key concepts Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like a doctor Proven learning system that improves shelf-exam scoresiPhone, iPod, and iPad App Features:Study/Exam/Bookmark modes are available for USMLE-style review questions.In the Study mode, check the answers as you tackle the questions.In the Exam mode, time yourself and review the answers after the time is up.In the Bookmark mode, review only the questions you have flagged for further study.File away correctly answered questions after each practice quiz.Choose the number of questions in each practice quiz: 25, 50, 100, 150, 200, or all.Opt to include questions from previous quizzes.Learn further from interactive questions at the end of each case, with explanations.Sort cases by name or by case number.Take down notes using the Notes section for each case.Study in horizontal or vertical mode on the iPhone and the iPad.Store quiz scores to track your progress.App Contents:Section I: Applying the Basic Sciences to Clinical Medicine Part 1. Approach to Learning Physiology Part 2. Approach to Disease Part 3. Approach to Reading Section II: Clinical Cases: 51 Case ScenariosSection III: Listing of CasesListing by Case NumberListing by Disorder Each case includes the following sections:Case DescriptionAnswers toApproach toClinical PearlsCase Questions and Answers About the Authors Eugene C. Toy, MD is a dual certified family physician and ob/gyn and is Academic Chief and Program Director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. He also oversees the ob/gyn clerkship at Christus St. Joseph Hospital and is actively involved in teaching medical students.Norman Weisbrodt, PhD is Professor and Interim Chairman of the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at The University of TexasHouston Medical School in Houston, Texas.William P. Dubinsky, Jr., PhD is a Professor at the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at The University of TexasHouston Medical School in Houston, Texas.Roger G. ONeil, PhD is a Professor at the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at The University of TexasHouston Medical School in Houston, Texas. Edgar T. (Terry) Walters, PhD is a Professor at the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at The University of TexasHouston Medical School in Houston, Texas.Konrad P. Harms, MD is Associate Program Director and Director of Academic Development for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.