Required and recommended books, media, and Library resources for the SOM 1st year students for the 2013 - 2014 academic year.
Copies of all books and media required or recommended by faculty are available in the Reserve Collection in the Library. Some supplemental resources are also available on Reserve.
If available a link to the online version of the book is provided.
For complete book and journals holdings (print and electronic) please check the Rowan Catalog
Basic Medical Biochemistry (Required)
Call Number: QU4 M346b 2013
Publication Date: 2012-03-29
Marks' Basic Medical Biochemistry takes a patient-oriented approach that links biochemistry to physiology and pathophysiology, allowing students to apply fundamental concepts to the practice of medicine--from diagnosing patients to recommending effective treatments. Intuitively organized chapters center on hypothetical patient vignettes and helpful icons allow for smooth navigation, making complex concepts easier to grasp! Access additional resources online with purchase of text! Instructors receive access to a dedicated Image Bank as well as all student features, which include fully searchable eBook; animations depicting 9 key biochemical concepts; interactive question bank with more than 450 USMLE questions and complete rationales; full patient summaries for each patient discussed in the text; comprehensive list of disorders covered in the text, with relevant web links; and suggested readings for further exploration.
Publication Date: 2010-07-12
Thoroughly updated for its Fifth Edition, Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry enables students to quickly review and assimilate large amounts of complex information through powerful visual resources essential to mastery of difficult biochemical concepts. Its signature outline format, full-color illustrations, end-of-chapter summaries, and USMLE-style review questions make it one of the most user-friendly books in the field. New features include expanded coverage of molecular biology. A companion website offers fully searchable online text and additional USMLE-style questions for students and an image bank for faculty.
Textbook of Biochemistry with Clinical Correlations (Recommended)
Publication Date: 2010-01-19
This book presents a clear and precise discussion of the biochemistry of eukaryotic cells, particularly those of mammalian tissues, relates biochemical events at a cellular level to the subsequent physiological processes in the whole animal, and cites examples of abnormal biochemical processes in human disease. The organization and content are tied together to provide students with the complete picture of biochemistry and how it relates to human diseases.
Publication Date: 2006-09-07
Step-Up to the Bedside, Second Editionis a comprehensive case-based review book for the USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CS. It presents 100 clinical cases following the USMLE format and focuses on the basic science underlying each clinical scenario. The case-based presentation helps students assimilate and synthesize basic science information and provides excellent preparation for USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 CS, and clinical clerkships. This edition contains thirty completely new cases, and all existing cases have been extensively updated. Each case now opens with learning objectives and ends with USMLE-style questions. Quick Hits bullets, mnemonics, figures, and tables help readers retain information. Fifty of the cases will be available online.
The Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease (Recommended)
Publication Date: 2000-12-15
First published in 1960, MMBID continues as the most comprehensive reference for all clinicians and investigators in human genetics. According to Dr. Scriver, The 8th edition heralds the opening of the era of functional genomics and those forms of genetic disease, with metabolic and known molecular explanations. The growth in the physical size and scope of this text is a reflection of the expansion in the knowledge base. This edition features 255 chapters, an increase of 101 chapters from the last edition, and 6000 pages written by the leading experts for each condition
Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry (Recommended)
Publication Date: 2008-02-01
Authors Dave Nelson and Mike Cox combine the best of the laboratory and best of the classroom, introducing exciting new developments while communicating basic principles of biochemistry.