Author: Mark Kauffman
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2010-10-25
COMLEX Level 2-PE Review Guide is a comprehensive overview for osteopathic medical students preparing for the COMLEX Level 2-PE (Performance Evaluation) examination. COMLEX Level 2-PE Review Guide covers the components of History and Physical Examination found on the COMLEX Level 2-PE The components of history taking, expected problem specific physical exam based on the chief complaint, incorporation of osteopathic manipulation, instruction on how to develop a differential diagnosis, components of the therapeutic plan, components of the expected humanistic evaluation and documentation guidelines. The final chapter includes case examples providing practice scenarios that allow the students to practice the cases typically encountered on the COMLEX Level 2-PE These practice cases reduce the stress of the student by allowing them to experience the time constraints encountered during the COMLEX Level 2-PE. This text is a one-of-a-kind resource as the leading COMLEX Level 2-PE board review book. • Offers practical suggestions and mnemonics to trigger student memory allowing for completeness of historical data collection. • Provides a method of approach that reduces memorization but allows fluidity of the interview and exam process. • Organizes the approach to patient interview and examination and provides structure to plan development. Describes the humanistic domain for student understanding of the areas being evaluated.
Created through a student-tested, faculty-approved review process, COMM2 is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Donna Latella
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2003-02-26
This occupational therapy manual instructs students in the use of assessment tools when evaluating the range of motion and strength of clients, yet emphasizes the time efficiency required in today’s healthcare environment. Students learn to screen clients for strength and motion deficits using functional observation and to formulate appropriate intervention plans through gross manual muscle assessment. Students also receive instruction in methods of isolated manual muscle testing and when it is appropriate to progress to this specific assessment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Johanna Budwig
Publisher: Apple Publishing
Release Date: 1996-01-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
A must-read! Dr. Budwig is considered to be the foremost authority on the role of fats in healing. Translated for the first time in English these lectures by Dr. Budwig, have brought about scientific revolution. Dr. Budwig shows the relationship between cancer and fat metabolism.
Author: Steven Penny
Release Date: 2017-11-03
This updated 2nd Edition of Examination Review for Ultrasound: Abdomen & Obstetrics and Gynecology helps students prepare for--and excel on--the ARDMS and ARRT certification exams. Focusing on only the information needed for exam success, this proven resource includes a concise, narrative approach, content based on the current exam, and an online exam simulator with registry-style questions. eBook available. Fast, smart, and convenient, today's eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and much more. NEW! MORE EXTENSIVE REVIEW: 40 review questions for each chapter--almost 1,300 total--help students identify strengths and overcome weaknesses so they are fully prepared on exam day. NEW! Full alignment with ARDMS and ARRT revised content outlines: To achieve alignment, additional pathology coverage appears in each chapter and new topics have been added (breast, organ transplant, facial glands, male pelvis, pediatric hips, fetal presentation, and maternal complications). FREE ONLINE EXAM SIMULATOR: Sophisticated mock exams customizable for both the ARDMS and ARRT exams familiarize students with registry testing format and style. NEW PEDAGOGY! Sound Off boxes and Hot Spot questions prepare students for questions and question formats likely to be on the exams. ENHANCED! HIGH-QUALITY IMAGES: More than 230 sonographic images and diagrams--many new to this edition--increase student understanding of anatomy and the physiologic principles crucial to good sonographic practice. REVISED! Stronger abdomen coverage and more images and illustrations enhance the OB/GYN section. VALUABLE CLINICAL COVERAGE: Clinical history and clinical findings paired with sonographic findings allow students to see the progression from presentation to using imaging as a diagnostic tool. Professional Resource: Certified Sonographers can use this text as an exam resource for ARDMS recertification assessment in both Abdomen and Obstetrics and Gynecology. IN-TEXT LEARNING AIDS: Charts for lab values, pathology findings, and sonographic findings clarify important information, and key terms with definitions help students retain key information.
Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2009-08-24
Trust the #1 selling USMLE Step 2 CS review book for the most thorough, score-boosting exam preparation possible! A Doody's Core Title for 2011! The best USMLE Step 2 CS review got just got even better! The third edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS has been updated based on feedback from US and international medical student test takers. This student-to-student guide thoroughly prepares you for frequently tested cases, including telephone exams, to ensure CS success. 41 full-length practice cases that simulate the real exam – including all new pediatric and telephone interviews as well as suggested closing statements for each case A revised and expanded set of minicases representing common complaints designed to help you rapidly develop a set of differential diagnoses Time management advice to maximize your clinical encounters Step-by-step strategies for interacting with standardized patients, including “difficult patients” Detailed descriptions of high-yield physical exam maneuvers that will win you points without costing time Proven study and exam strategies from students who passed
Author: Mark Kauffman
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2013-02-14
History and Physical Examination: A Common Sense Approach provides a comprehensive, accessible foundation to the crucial patient care skill of clinical history taking and ‘head-to-toe’ clinical examination. Through full color illustrations, patient photographs, and video examples, this valuable resource highlights a logical, step-by-step approach to gain clinical competency. The authoritative content is divided into three sections to build and develop students’ practical skills: History Flows, which provide context and practice through clinical scenario work, to logically develop differential diagnoses; Physical Examination Flows, which focus on comprehensive and consistent exams by using the human body as a map; and finally, Comprehensive Flows, which enable the student to apply their history taking and examination tools together to develop a differential diagnosis and a treatment plan—all under the real-world pressure of a time-sensitive office visit. Each section features “Clinical Case Practice” for students to interact and apply the clinical concepts and to prepare for actual practice. By moving beyond discrete symptoms, History and Physical Examination: A Common Sense Approach prepares students not only for practical boards, but for delivering humanistic care in real-world patient encounters.
Author: Zachary Nye
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2009-03-03
Zero-in on exactly what you must know to pass the OMM section of the COMLEX with this unique student-to-student guide "As a test preparation book, this is a distillation of the OMM concepts and techniques that are considered pertinent to the examination. This is a very worthy idea primarily because of the limited number of comprehensive textbooks in OMM....This is an important book for schools of osteopathic medicine. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service Written by an exceptional team of former teaching fellows at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, First Aid for the® COMLEX presents high-yield bulleted information on OMM techniques with corresponding mnemonics, illustrations, and tables to reinforce must-know information. This is the only review book to include frequently-tested cases for the new COMLEX and is the perfect companion to First Aid for the® USMLE Step 1, insuring the most complete exam preparation possible. Features: Completely revised based on the latest student feedback so you know you're studying the most up-to-date and relevant material possible High-yield bulleted coverage of the latest OMM techniques and treatments and osteopathic considerations for each core clerkship Corresponding illustrations, mnemonics, and tables to reinforce must-know concepts and bring manipulations to life Frequently-tested cases prepare you for the new COMLEX Comprehensive guide to effective exam preparation includes valuable test-taking strategies Questions and answers at the end of most chapters prepare you for exam day
Author: John E. Upledger
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Health & Fitness
The "inner physician" is that part of the psyche that can heal--when one becomes aware of the psycho-emotional issues that come with pain. Dr. Upledger describes his methods through personal accounts such as that from Mary Ellen Clark, the Olympic diver, whom he cured of dizziness.
Author: Bruce Wingerd
Release Date: 2015-09-29
The book may be used as a text to support lectures or as an independent student workbook. Today’s visual, learn-at-your-own-pace guide to medical terminology Concise and conversational, Medical Terminology Complete! teaches the most current language of healthcare, using a self-guided, programmed learning approach that has helped thousands of students prepare for health careers. It emphasizes the key medical terms used in hospitals and clinics, while providing only the most essential A&P information. With its interactive format and its wealth of clear definitions, vivid images, practical examples, and challenging exercises, it provides everything students need to become proficient in speaking and understanding the language of medicine. Also available with MyMedicalTerminologyLab This title is also available with MyMedicalTerminologyLab—an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. No matter their learning style, students will build a solid foundation of medical language through MyMedicalTerminologyLab’s interactive games, Dynamic Study Modules, and narrated lectures. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyMedicalTerminologyLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MedicalTerminologyLab search for ISBN-10: 0134045645/ISBN-13: 9780134045641. That package includes ISBN-10: 0134042387/ISBN-13: 9780134042381 and ISBN-10: 0134088069/ISBN-13: 9780134088068. MyMedicalTerminologyLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Ensure that you’re thoroughly prepared for the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification exam with more than 1,500 questions! Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review, 3rd Edition reflects the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols. This comprehensive resource features more than 1,500 high-quality multiple-choice questions with detailed rationales for correct answers. Questions related to patient safety are highlighted with a QSEN safety icon to highlight the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative. It also includes a companion Evolve website with virtually unlimited, randomly generated practice exams that match the length and question distribution of the actual AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams. More than 1,500 multiple-choice questions with by detailed rationales help students understand the reasoning behind each answer. Division of clinical chapters into Physical Examination and Diagnostic Tests, Disorders, and Pharmacology makes it easy for students to locate specific information within each system. Chapters on Research and Theory and Professional Issues provide information on professional competencies important to the FNP role. Multiple-choice questions that mirror FNP certification exam formats give you realistic exam practice. NEW! Updated questions throughout review the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols to prepare students for the AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams and clinical practice. NEW! Questions emphasizing patient safety are highlighted to reinforce the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative.
Author: Alexander S. Nicholas
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2008
Atlas of Osteopathic Techniques is the only comprehensive full-color atlas of osteopathic manipulative techniques currently available. Richly illustrated with over 1,300 full-color photographs professionally shot for this atlas, this comprehensive, practical reference provides step-by-step instructions for 368 osteopathic manipulative techniques. Primary and secondary indications, relative and absolute contraindications, and general considerations are also discussed in well-organized textual sections preceding each technique. The fully searchable online text will be available on thePoint.
Author: Steven A. Leduc
Publisher: Princeton Review
Release Date: 2010
Each test-preparation handbook is designed to help students achieve high scores on a particular exam and includes thorough reviews of the subject matter, practice questions with detailed answer explanations and helpful test-taking skills.