Ladies and Gentlemen, let us introduce you to the secret weapon of medical students and USMLE test-takers all over the world; Sketchy Medical. This unique tool consists of videos and graphical images which embed knowledge into your mind. Understanding and memorization have never been this easy and engaging. The sketches are illustrative and thus, easy to grasp. Videos consist of illustrated scenarios which allow concept grouping. Recurring symbols make differential diagnosis much easier. In short, when you are done watching the videos and going through the graphics, medical knowledge will have been engraved in your mind for a long time. Sketchy Medical has three featured courses covering the subjects of Pharmacology, Pathology, and Microbiology.
Table of Contents
Here is a list of some of the major topics covered in the Sketchy Medical.
1 – Gram Positive Cocci
2 – Gram Positive Bacilli
3 – Gram-Positive Branching Filamentous Rods
4 – Gram-Negative Cocci
5 – Gram-Negative Bacilli – Enteric tract
6 – Gram-Negative Bacilli – Respiratory tract
7 – Gram-Negative Bacilli – Zoonotics
8 – Mycobacteria
9 – Spirochetes
10 – Gram-Indeterminate Bacteria
· Autonomic Drugs
· Cardiovascular & Renal
· Blood & Inflammation
· Smooth Muscle
· GI & Endocrine
1 – GI
1.1 – Antiemetic agents
1.2 – H2 receptor blockers, PPIs
1.3 – Laxatives & antidiarrheal agents
2 – Diabetes
2.1 – Insulin, sulfonylureas, meglitinides, GLP-1 agonists, DPP-4 inhibitors
2.2 – Metformin, thiazolidinediones, pramlintide, SGLT2 inhibitors
3 – Thyroid, Parathyroid & Adrenal
3.1 – Propylthiouracil, methimazole, levothyroxine
3.2 – Bisphosphonates, raloxifene, denosumab, calcitonin
3.3 – Teriparatide, vitamin D, cinacalcet, sevelamer
3.4 – Glucocorticoids
4 – Hypothalamic & Pituitary
4.1 – Growth hormone, mecasermin, octreotide, pegvisomant
4.2 – ADH, DDAVP, ADH receptor antagonists
1 – Ischemic Heart Disease
2 – Heart Failure
3 – Myocardial & Pericardial Disorders
4 – Valvular Disorders
5 – Congenital Heart Disease
· Reproductive & GU
· Blood & Coagulation
· Myeloid & Lymphoid
· Musculoskeletal & Derm
- Full-color illustrative graphics and videos.
- Cover medical courses of Pathology, Microbiology, and Pharmacology.
- Symbol placement and compartmentalization allow for rapid differential diagnosis and a quick elimination of answer choices.
- Concept grouping allows integration of knowledge making it easier to answer questions which need an association.
- Labeled images allow for quick reviews.
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