Author: Yasuharu Okuda
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2015-05-21
Fully up to date with recent research and practice, including the most recent AHA guidelines, this model resource for the practising emergency medicine resident allows for a case-based interactive approach to studying for the Oral Boards examination, while also providing an excellent introduction to the field. Featuring 126 cases derived from the Model of Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine, with an emphasis on EKGs, CT scans, X-rays and ultrasounds, it now includes diagnoses such as nursemaid's elbow, multiple sepsis cases, the suicidal patient, and Cushing's syndrome, as well as a chapter on the scoring of Oral Boards. Practising alone or with a partner, the reader can review critical actions and key clinical pearls for each case. The appendices contain high-yield information on subjects emphasised in the Oral Boards examination, such as pediatric, cardiovascular, traumatic, and toxicological disorders. This book truly allows the reader to feel actively immersed in the case.
Author: Scott Plantz
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Release Date: 2015-09-30
The best last-minute review for the emergency medicine certification exam Designed to reinforce essential information in minimal time, Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom helps readers prepare for the exam with quick-hit questions and answers and a convenient outline format. Covering only the subject matter most likely to be seen on the test, this quick-review guide breaks down each topic by disease or disorder, providing concise information about the patient's evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. This comprehensive test review contains the most current information, so readers won't be taken by surprise on exam day. To facilitate the quickest preparation possible, the table of contents is arranged alphabetically, and the outline section is followed by 800 rapid-fire review questions. Only the correct answers are provided, so readers won't accidentally memorize inaccurate information. The final section includes test cases that can reviewed alone or with a partner. Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom is your solution to preparing for the EM Oral Boards. 50 test cases with Q&As Performance-improving pearls and other potent learning aids
Author: David Howes
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Release Date: 2017-01-26
Everything exam takers must know to ace the exam PLUS what to say and do! First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Oral Boards, Second Edition uses the acclaimed First Aid format to help physicians review for the oral board examination in emergency medicine. The book opens with four sections that span all of emergency medicine, focusing on the facts, processes, and procedures that will be tested on the oral boards. Fifty cases follow this section, along with the actual dialog that could and should occur during patient simulation – plus images and lab results test-takers need to be familiar with. · ALL NEW cases A detailed description of the exam, including format, scoring, what to expect on exam day, content, recommended study plan, preparation advice, and additional resources A complete review of basic management skills, including airway management, shock, trauma, common procedures, and more Tips and pearls on what to say, order, and do Diagnostic and management algorithms by chief complaint (including pediatric) -- everything from abdominal pain to weakness
Author: Dwight Collman
Publisher: Boston Medical Pub Incorporated
Release Date: 2000-01-01
The primary intent of this book is to serve as a study aid to improve performance on the EM Written Boards/Recertification or EM Inservice Exam. To achieve this goal the text is written in rapid-fire question/answer format. Misleading or confusing 'foils' are not provided. This eliminates the risk of erroneously assimilating an incorrect piece of information that made a big impression. Questions themselves often contain a pearl intended to be reinforced in association with the question/answer. Additional hooks are often attached to the answer in various forms including mnemonics, evoked visual imagery, repetition and humour. Additional information not requested in the question may be included in the answer. The structure and content of this new edition has been enhanced significantly. The first half of the text is presented in descending order of relative importance on the EM board exam. Information presented in the Pearls Topics sections is mostly limited to straightforward and more basic facts. The second section of the book consists of random pearls -- questions grouped into small clusters by topic presented in no particular order.
Author: Richard A. Harrigan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2010
Richard Harrigan, Matthew Tripp, and Jacob Ufberg, uniquely combines a comprehensive, bulleted review of all required subjects with a thorough practice exam of board-style questions, giving you all the tools you need to be prepared and confident during the American Board of Emergency Medicine's qualifying exam and beyond! A comprehensive, bulleted review section allows you to efficiently brush up on every area tested on the exam. Board-style practice questions - in print and online - let you assess your mastery of all topics you need to know. Over 200 illustrations challenge you to correctly identify images, read ECGs, and interpret other visual elements crucial to successful completion of the exam. Answers and detailed explanations for every question enable you to fill any gaps in your knowledge. Content based on The Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine, from which the boards and ConCert exams are also derived, lets you focus on the most essential information in the field. High yield board prep information to help the busy emergency physician's certification/recertification needs.
Author: Amer Z. Aldeen
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2008
This review book contains 1,000 questions that mimic the in-service residency exam and board exam in emergency medicine. Questions are divided into 10 tests of 100 questions each, and each test covers all areas of emergency medicine: internal medicine and surgery specialty areas, dentistry, trauma, obstetrics, pediatrics, toxicology, environmental medicine, radiology, dermatology, EMS, and bioterrorism. Questions are case-based and 10% involve interpreting an image. Answers are included, along with concise explanations of the correct and incorrect answer choices. A companion Website presents cases, images, and questions that mimic the emergency medicine board exam and the in-service exam. Answers are included, along with concise explanations of the correct and incorrect answer choices, to help readers identify their strengths and weaknesses.
Author: Traci L. Thoureen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-12-21
Medical simulation training involves simulated human patients, educational documents or computer models with detailed simulated animations and/or interactive functionality. This book is written and designed to provide medical educators in emergency medicine with resource for integrating medical simulation into their teaching practices and includes cases drawn from a diverse group of faculty authors across a wide range of medical teaching centers. Valuable “tips or tricks” accompany case images and other patient data and a companion website includes imaging and laboratory results pertinent to each case study.
Author: Bimal Ashar
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-10-26
Genre: Internal medicine
Don't gamble on the most important exam of your career... ace the boards with The Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review! Brought to you from the birthplace of Internal Medicine and regarded as the most effective review tool in the specialty, it will ensure you're as equipped as possible on your way to certification or recertification. From internists to primary care physicians, this no-nonsense book is a must-have companion for everyone in the field. Respected experts summarize just the imperative information you need to know for certification or recertification. Comprehensive review text, bolded key information, and helpful tables and algorithms equip you with all the core knowledge you need. Exam-taking tips and tricks allow you to go into the exam with confidence. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to test your skills and simulate the exam experience with over 1,000 additional exam questions in study and test modes. Features full-color clinical images covering all the image types you'll see on the boards, including x-rays, common skin findings, peripheral blood smears, ophthalmology findings, and CT and MR images.
Author: Asma Zakaria, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Release Date: 2013-07-19
Neurocritical Care Board Review: Questions and Answers provides clinicians with a thorough review of the complex subspecialty of Neurocritical Care, using a question-and-answer (Q&A) format. The Q&A format is easily readable, high yield, and serves as good practice for test takers or anyone looking to improve or reinforce essential knowledge. The book covers the key topics pertinent to (and found on) neurocritical care boards, and is organized according to the exam core curriculum outline.. A total of 649 questions address both neuroscience critical care (general neurology, neurotrauma, neurovascular and neurosurgical problems) and general critical care topics (systems trauma, cardiovascular, infectious disease, pulmonary and renal issues, and hemodynamic monitoring). Detailed explanations follow in the answer section of each chapter, along with references for further study. Where relevant, neuroimaging, EEG and monitoring waveforms, and other images are included in case questions to allow candidates to familiarize themselves with these tools that form a significant part of the exam. Features of Neurocritical Care Board Review include: Comprehensive, high-yield review that covers all areas tested on the neurocritical care certifying exam Applicability to a wide range of physicians in multiple specialties reviewing for boards or looking to test skills and clinical acumen in this challenging area Question and answer format with detailed explanations and references to facilitate recall of must-know information and help identify knowledge gaps for further attention Material aggregated from multiple specialties into a singular resource for exam study
Author: Barbara K. Blok
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2012-05-28
The insider's guide to emergency medicine board success First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Boards, 2e is a concise review of every topic found on the emergency medicine written board examination. The book is a collection of hundreds of frequently tested, high-yield facts and visual aids based on the most recently administered in-service and board exams. Features Full-color insert with must-know clinical images Written by residents and ER doctors who passed the exam A chapter on how to prepare for the exam provides valuable test-taking advice
Author: Phuong-Chi T. Pham
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2016-08-16
Prepare for the nephrology boards with confidence! This comprehensive review book proportionally covers all topics listed in the American Board of Internal Medicine blueprint for the Nephrology Board, preparing you for success on the certification and recertification exam. The only review book of its kind, Nephrology and Hypertension Board Review features a concise outline format, line drawings, and tables that promote high-yield studying and effective retention of complex material. It’s a must-have resource for mastering the wide knowledge base needed for nephrology board prep and clinical practice.
Author: Sara Cuccurullo
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Release Date: 2014-11-25
" Doody's Core Title 2013! ""This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination."" --Doodys Reviews This third edition of the incomparable review bible for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Examination has been completely updated to reflect current practice and the core knowledge tested on the exam. Known for its organization, consistency, and clarity, the book distills the essentials and provides focused reviews of all major topics. Coverage is expanded in the third edition to include dedicated sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound that reflect new board requirements. Written in outline format for readability and easy access to information, content is modeled after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide. To aid in information retention, ìPearlsî are designated with an open-book icon to highlight key concepts and stress clinical and board-eligible aspects of each topic. The text is divided into major subspecialty areas written by authors with clinical expertise in each subject area, and content is reviewed by senior specialists to ensure the utmost accuracy. More than 500 high-quality illustrations clarify and reinforce concepts. The book also provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout and includes a section on biostatistics in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to its proven value as a resource for exam preparation, the book is also a must-have for practicing physiatrists seeking recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping trainees to prepare for the exam. New to the Third Edition: Thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on Boards Improved organization, clarity, and consistency Presents new chapters/sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound Key Features: Board""Pearlsî are highlighted with an open-book icon throughout the text to flag key concepts and stress high-yield aspects of each topic Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide Authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed by senior specialists in those areas Organizes information in outline format and by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Praise for the First Edition: ì... there is no other comparable text in PM&R. The key resource for facts needed to pass boards and useful for those in clinical practice for day to day use as well. - -Doody's Reviews ""I congratulate the editors and authors for coming up with such incredible and concise work...I think that this book is a must for all residents undergoing training in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation."" -Saudi Medical Journal ""Over the years many residents have confronted the problem of what to study for the boards...This elegant volume will finally fulfill this critical void"" - From the foreword by Ernest W. Johnson, M.D. "