Don't panic! "Crash Course" is here-that perfect set of lecture notes which no student ever really has the time to compile. These books deliver all of the information needed to get through a course or prepare for exams. Clear text covers the essential concepts of each discipline or specialty; learning features expedite mastery of the material; and review questions let readers assess their knowledge. With basic science books written by current medical students under faculty supervision, and clinical titles that pair senior specialists with doctors who have only recently begun training in the relevant field, Crash Course titles are designed to ideally meet the needs of today's medical students.Clear, concise, narrative-style text covers exactly what students need to know-no more, no less.Abundant two-color diagrams explain key concepts in an interesting visual way.Learning features such as "hints and tips" and "comprehension check" boxes simplify study.Multiple-choice and short-answer questions at the back of the books facilitate self assessment.