Chapter 33: Pulmonology

05.06.2019 - By USMLE Step 2 Secrets (An InsideTheBoards Podcast)

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This is the Pulmonology chapter from USMLE Step 2 Secrets. Content covered in this episode includes:  [0:30] Question Dissection: A 24-year-old women sees her family physician for a non-productive cough which has been present for 3 days...  [4:04] Pulmonology chapter of S2S including questions like: - What is COPD? - What is the concern with the use of long-acting beta-antagonists (LABAs) in the treatment of asthma? - What classic cues on the Step 2 exam point to the cause of a solitary pulmonary nodule? - What are the classic clinical cues on Step 2 for the different causative bugs in pneumonia? - How is cystic fibrosis diagnosed and treated? Get a discount on best selling study resources from Elsevier ITB listeners can get 30% off of books like Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, USMLE Step 2 Secrets, Crush Step 1, and many more. Head over to and use the discount code ITB30 at checkout! ITB Audio Qbank and iOS Beta App The Audio Qbank by InsideTheBoards mobile app has both free and premium features and is available on both Android and iOS. To get started, first, create a Boardsinsider Account on our website Free Features All of our podcasts in one place organized into playlists for easy studying (also with less ads and exclusive content) Mindfulness meditations designed specifically for medical students A monthly offering of high yield content (questions dissections, audio qbank samples) available only on our mobile app. Premium Features Subscribe to an ITB premium account and get additional features Access to 500+ audio optimized board style practice questions in our Audio Qbank. The Step 1 version is powered by Exam Circle and the Step 2 Version is powered by OnlineMedEd. New questions added each month. High Yield Pharmacology (powered by Lecturio) with 100 of the top pharm questions you need to know for both Step 1 and Step 2 Audio Flashcards (coming soon) Our audio qbank is THE PERFECT companion for studying for the boards on the go. And we're adding content and improving it all the time.  Learn more about the Audio Qbank by InsideTheBoards mobile app here InsideTheBoards' Other Podcasts InsideTheBoards: The Original Podcast The flagship podcast from InsideTheBoards' mission is to teach you to "think like a question writer" so you can study smarter, not harder and succeed on the boards. It features high-yield question dissections and interviews with leaders in the medical education world. More than that, its mission is to help students lead better lives inside and outside of medical school, be more confident on their exams, and to encourage balance between their studies and lives. Check it out wherever you listen to podcasts. Or just head over to   InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Podcast Check out the ITB Study Smarter Series Podcast channel. Go to or just click here to listen on Apple Podcasts. We're running a USMLE Step 2 Study Smarter Series in the coming months, covering each of the required clerkships and how to study for the shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 and COMLEX Level 2. Check out all of ITB's Podcasts on our BRAND NEW Website InsideTheBoards is not affiliated with the NBME, USMLE, COMLEX, NBOME or any professional licensing body. InsideTheBoards and its partners, collaborators, and guests fully adhere to the policies on irregular conduct outlined by the aforementioned credentialing bodies.
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