Author: Melissa A. Scholes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-06-30
Stay up to date on the broad specialty of otolaryngology with, ENT Secrets, the revised volume in the popular Secrets Series®. This medical reference book reviews the overall field of otolaryngology, with each chapter covering basic and in-depth subjects, important topics for a wide-range of practitioners, and practical management issues. The user-friendly Secrets style makes this resource a valuable addition to your library! Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with content thoroughly updated by leaders in the field. Quickly review key concepts through a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, "Exam Pearls," "Key Points" summaries, and practical tips from the authors. Enhance your reference power with a full range of well-organized essential topics in ear, nose and throat disorders. Improve content knowledge with a special chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets," providing an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment.
Author: Bruce W. Jafek
Release Date: 2001
This new edition of one of the most popular books in otolaryngology is now completely updated and expanded. In 89 chapters, the authors cover every virtually every ENT disorder in the clear and engaging "textbook in question and answer" format of The Secrets Series®. Ideal for rounds, clinical discussions, examinations, and a great refresher for practitioners.
Author: Abir Bhattacharyya
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
Release Date: 2011-12-31
Titles in the Pocket Tutor series give practical guidance on subjects that medical students and foundation doctors need help with “on the go”. Their highly affordable price represents great value for those rotating through modular courses or working on attachment. Topics reflect information needs stemming from today’s integrated undergraduate & foundation courses: Common investigations (ECG, Chest X-Ray, etc) Clinical skills (procedures, patient examination, etc) Important and/or complex specialties in which students receive comparatively little dedicated training (psychiatry, renal medicine) Key Points Highly affordable price and convenient pocket size format – fits in back pocket! Ear, nose & throat disorders account for a high proportion of the problems that students and junior doctors see during GP, A&E, paediatric & surgical rotations, but they receive little formal ENT training Descriptions of common disorders enhanced by clinical scenarios (Patient presents with...) which help students and trainees recognise and manage common presenting problems Highly Commended at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2012
The now classic "Pasha" pocket guide -- Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: Clinical Reference Guide -- returns for its fifth edition. This universally known guidebook concisely reviews rhinology, laryngology, otology, plastic surgery, general otolaryngology, and more. All chapters focus on key pathologies, diagnostic methods, and updated treatment recommendations. Spanning the breadth of the entire field, this "high-yield" book retains a "by residents, for residents" feel while also including expert content useful to accomplished physicians. Medical students, allied health professionals, and otolaryngologists alike will find the fifth edition a valuable resource. The concise, outline format is useful for rapid reading during urgent clinical situations as well as a last-minute refresher before rounds. The guide has proven essential for board review and maintenance of certification exams as well as a quick source for primary care providers. The fifth edition of this bestselling reference features numerous improvements, including: Updates of all chapters featuring the latest diagnostic and treatment informationA host of new contributing authorsCoediting by residents and fellows to ensure high-yield, relevant contentA brand-new radiology appendixMnemonics to aid memorizationUpdated cancer staging23 new and updated professional illustrations
Author: Anil Lalwani
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2011-07-27
A concise, one-stop clinician’s guide for treating all major diseases of the ear, nose, throat, and neck CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Otolaryngology spans the entire breadth of ENT topics, including the latest developments in basic science, facial plastic surgery, head and neck surgery, laryngology, rhinology, pediatric otolaryngology, otology, and neurotology. This find-it-now clinician's guide includes commonly encountered as well as unusual diseases of the head and neck and is essential for board review and recertification. Features and Highlights Conveniently organized by anatomic region Consistent presentation includes General Considerations, Pathogenesis, Prevention, Clinical Findings, Differential Diagnosis, and Treatment Must-know medical and surgical management of each disorder Thorough discussion of pathophysiology and relevant basic and clinical science More than 400 state-of-the-art clinical photographs and line drawings Comprehensive radiology chapter with more than 150 images “Essentials of Diagnosis” section for each disease and disorder delivers key points at a glance
Author: K. J. Lee
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2015-10-22
The leading guide to otolaryngology — Invaluable for board review or as a clinical refresher Since 1973, Essential Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery has remained the benchmark guide to otolaryngology. The eleventh edition of this classic reference has been thoroughly updated to bring you up to speed with today's practice of otolaryngology. In a single, compact volume, the book delivers the very latest critical information to help you treat the wide range of conditions involving the head and neck. This concise, easy-to- follow book is organized to allow for quick clinical recall and high yield review. Key features of the book include: The perfect otolaryngology primer and the ideal board review resource – in one compact volume Top-to-bottom coverage that spans the entire discipline, yet provides an easy, at-a-glance review and summary of key information in otolaryngology Quick-access bulleted text Board review questions at the end of each chapter to help review concepts and retain critical information NEW to this edition: More illustrations and tables on key clinical topics
Author: Kim Scott, MSN, FNP, AE-C
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2014-04-14
"This quick reference guide to ear, nose, and throat questions is easy to navigate to search for specific diseases. The book breaks down each branch of the specialty of otolaryngology and enables readers to easily find the body system they are interested in. The outline style also allows readers to quickly search a page for the information they need... This is a very useful book. I plan to use it regularly and I would recommend it to colleagues."--Doodyís Medical Reviews The only text of its kind for practicing clinicians, Quick Reference Guide: Otolaryngology is a comprehensive, quick-access reference written specifically for nurses, physicianís assistants, and medical students. Not only is it useful as a pithy reference guide for clinicians, it is a learning system designed to foster retention and comprehension, and an in-depth review for written boards and ENT certification. The book is authored by a nurse practitioner with two practicing otolaryngologists, who are among the most highly respected professionals in their fields, as consultants. The guide is consistently organized by anatomical region and contains, for each topic, easy-to-follow tables, charts, diagrams, and algorithms to guide in the work-up, differential diagnosis, diagnostic methods, medical therapy, and treatment alternatives. The text includes procedure protocols used in clinical settings and staging criteria for common cancer diagnoses. Another important feature is the guideís overview of surgical management for specific conditions. Topics are covered on a ìneed-to-knowî basis for written boards and certification review. Key Features: Provides key differential diagnosis guidelines Includes fifteen ëhow-toí Procedure Protocols used in clinical settings and Staging Criteria for eight of the more common cancer diagnoses Presents Overview of Surgical Management for specific conditions Serves as a concise reference guide and review for written boards and ENT certification Designed for clinicians in general practice, those entering the ENT field, and for use as a diagnosis guide for referral purposes Includes six videos illustrating actual procedures, including nasal endoscopy, flexible laryngoscopy, and others
Author: Vincent J. Markovchick
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-01-12
Genre: Emergency medicine
For 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series? has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. The 6th Edition of Emergency Medicine Secrets, by Drs. Vincent J. Markovchick, Peter T. Pons, Katherine M. Bakes, and Jennie A. Buchanan, features the Secrets' popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, mnemonics, tables, and an informal tone - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable. Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice. The proven Secrets? format gives you the most return for your study time - concise, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective. Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime. NEW: Expert Consult access features online, interactive multiple choice questions for every chapter, perfect for self-assessment. Thorough updates keep you current with what's new in emergency medicine.
Author: Marilyn Winterton Edmunds
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2013-04-17
Written by and for nurse practitioners, and also suitable for physician’s assistants, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider, 4th Edition focuses on what you need to know to safely and effectively prescribe drugs for primary care. An emphasis on patient teaching helps you gain patient adherence to prescribed drug regimens, and guidelines for health promotion help in maintaining and improving your patients’ health. Now in full color, this edition expands the book's emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice, and adds coverage of new drugs, new drug classes, and new therapeutic drug uses. Written by leading nurse practitioner authorities Marilyn Winterton Edmunds and Maren Stewart Mayhew, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider teaches principles of pharmacotherapeutics using today’s most commonly used drugs. A Key Drugs focus highlights the most commonly used and most representative drugs of each major drug class — with particular emphasis on the top 100 most commonly prescribed drugs. Emphasis on patient teaching helps you communicate with patients and family caregivers to promote adherence to the drug regimen. Emphasis on health promotion describes how to help patients stay well and improve their health, including coverage of immunizations and biologicals, vitamins, weight management, and smoking cessation. Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Treatment Guidelines chapter (11) provides practical guidelines for using the best current research evidence to make decisions about the care of individual patients. Extensive coverage of drug therapy for special populations such as geriatric and pediatric patients includes considerations related to age, pregnancy, race, and other factors. UNIQUE! Coverage of prescriptive practice includes topics such as prescriptive authority, role implementation, and the role of nurses (NPs, CNMs, CRNAs, and CNSs) and physician assistants in writing prescriptions. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations highlight the most important content. DRUG UPDATES reflect the latest FDA-approved drugs, drug classes, and therapeutic uses. Expanded emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice helps you eliminate drug prescribing errors with color-highlighted Safety Alerts! and NEW Clinical Practice Alerts! NEW section on male hormone replacement therapies adds coverage of men to that for women. Updated evidence-based prescribing information reflects the latest national clinical practice guidelines and evidence-based treatment guidelines, including the latest clinical treatment guidelines for diabetes. NEW! Complementary and Alternative Products tables highlight interactions with drugs, and are emphasized with a distinctive icon. Updated Drug Overview tables are enhanced with color as well as Top 100 icons that highlight the most commonly prescribed drugs.
Author: Fred Lin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2013-12-11
ENT Board Prep is a high-yield review that is an ideal study guide for the ENT in-service and board exams. While other review guides are low yield or more of a textbook, this is quick, concise, and easy-to-use, providing everything you need to know in a easy to digest format. ENT Board Prep offers review on sections such as cancer, ear, sinus, plastics, sleep, and laryngology, as well as case studies useful for studying for the oral board exams. Written and edited by leaders in the field, this book aims to serve future residents and fellows in those crucial weeks leading up to the ENT board exam.
Author: Matthew L Carlson
Release Date: 2014-12-31
This well-organized text for rapid clinical and board review contains high-yield facts using a question and answer format that covers all subspecialty topics in otolaryngology. It combines clinically relevant facts with hard-to-remember, commonly tested details and presents them in an easy-to-follow layout that allows clinicians to quickly review large amounts of information. Key Features: More than 9,000 high-yield questions and answers, half provided in the book and the other half online Portable for quick reference during downtimes such as in between rounds or while traveling Clinical pearls on patient evaluation and management This review book is a must-have for residents preparing for in-service exams or initial board certification exams as well as seasoned clinicians studying for their MOC Part III re-certification exams.
Praise for the second edition: The book is beautifully and clearly illustrated, providing a comprehensive and clear approach of value to both the novice and experienced surgeon and would be of great interest to anyone working in this area. Valerie J. Lund, Rhinology, 46, 250, 2008 This updated and expanded third edition of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery provides detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to perform state-of-the-art surgical techniques on the paranasal sinuses and skull base. It extensively describes the anatomy of all regions within the sinuses and adjacent intracranial cavities and includes unique, practical guidance on using CT scans to reconstruct 3D images of surgical anatomy. Access to more than 40 videos, available on Thiemes MediaCenter and illustrating the anatomy and surgical steps for all procedures, is provided via a scratch-off page in the book. Features of the third edition: Three entirely new chapters on anatomy of the sphenoid, surgery of the craniocervical junction, and management of carotid artery and other major vessel injury More than 150 new high-quality dissection photos help clarify complex techniques throughout the book Online access to more than 40 operative videos demonstrating surgical techniques This operative manual is an essential reference for otolaryngologists and skull base surgeons who need a refresher on a surgical procedure as well as residents and fellows seeking guidance on the latest endoscopic techniques for the sinuses and skull base.
Author: E. Scott Pretorius
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2010-07-01
Radiology Secrets Plus—a Secrets Series title in the new PLUS format—offers an easy-to-read, information-at-your-fingertips approach to radiology. Drs. E. Scott Pretorius and Jeffrey A. Solomon provide the expert perspective you need to grasp the nuances of this specialty. This new edition offers more information and expanded full color visual elements to provide an overall enhanced learning experience. All this, along with the popular question-and answer approach, makes it a perfect concise board review tool and a handy clinical reference. Maintains the popular and trusted Secrets Series® format, using questions and short answers for effective and enjoyable learning. Provides the most current overview and authoritative coverage of all topics thanks to contributions from an impressive list of experts in the field of radiology. Introduces the new PLUS format, with an expanded size and layout and full color for easier review, more information, and more visual elements for an overall enhanced experience. Provides the current standards of radiology practice through thorough updates to every chapter that reflect the most up-to-date information. Contains more, larger images (including new full color PET and CT images), to offer a clearer picture of what is seen is practice.
Author: Tony R. Bull
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Praise for the previous edition: Should be found in every otolaryngology clinic or office affiliated with a teaching institution.-Otology & Neurotology Recommend[ed]...without hesitation.-The Journal of Laryngology & Otology You do not have to be specifically interested in ENT to appreciate or fine this book of usemany other medical disciplines...will find this book an invaluable resource and reference guide. --Annals of the Royal College of Surgery March 2011Expanded discussion of such topics as facial plastic surgery, care for the pediatric patient, and head and neck disorders More than 660 high-quality full-color photographs and illustrations that demonstrate key concepts Ideal for medical students and residents in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, this atlas is also a valuable reference for physicians in related specialties. Tony R Bull, FRCS, is Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Royal National Throat, Nose, and Ear Hospital; Honorary Senior Lecturer to the Institute of Laryngology and Otology; Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Charing Cross Hospital; and Consultant Surgeon, King Edward VII Hospital; London, United Kingdom. John S Almeyda, FRCS, is Consultant ENT Surgeon, West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth, Middlesex, United Kingdom.