First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship Third Edition

Author: Latha Ganti
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071712992
Release Date: 2010-10-22
Genre: Medical

The pediatrics clerkship survival guide written by students who aced the clerkship. This powerful review for the pediatrics clerkship provides medical students taking required rotations with a single, concise, high-yield resource for excelling on the boards and wards. Hundreds of high-yield facts--written by students and based on the clerkship's core competencies--review everything students need to know for the clerkship. Margin notes highlight common exam and "pimp" questions to really help students shine. New to this edition, mini-cases are integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions. A section of "classifieds" include scholarship and award opportunities. A new color insert contains 4 pages of full color images to amplify the text. Features High-yield yet comprehensive review for the pediatrics clerkship based on the clerkship's core competencies Written by students who just completed the clerkship NEW: Integrated mini-cases add clinical relevance and prepare students for questions they will see on the shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 CK Exam tips and wards tips in the margins help students shine Edited by a pediatrician and reviewed by top faculty to ensure relevance and accuracy The content you need to excel on the pediatric clerkship: Section I: How to Succeed in the Pediatrics Clerkship; Section II: High-Yield Facts, Gestation and Birth, Prematurity, Growth and Development, Nutrition, Health Supervision and Prevention of Injury and Illness in the Well Child, Congenital Malformations and Chromosomal, Anomalies, Metabolic Disease, Immunologic Disease, ID, GI Disease, Respiratory Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Renal, Gynecologic, and Urinary Disease, Hematologic Disease, Endocrine Disease, Neurologic Disease, ENT, Musculoskeletal Disease, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Section III: Awards and Opportunities, Color Image Section

First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship Third Edition

Author: Latha Stead
Publisher: Mcgraw-hill
ISBN: 0071664033
Release Date: 2010-10-05
Genre: Medical

The pediatrics clerkship survival guide written by students who aced the clerkship. This powerful review for the pediatrics clerkship provides medical students taking required rotations with a single, concise, high-yield resource for excelling on the boards and wards. Hundreds of high-yield facts--written by students and based on the clerkship's core competencies--review everything students need to know for the clerkship. Margin notes highlight common exam and "pimp" questions to really help students shine. New to this edition, mini-cases are integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions. A section of "classifieds" include scholarship and award opportunities. A new color insert contains 4 pages of full color images to amplify the text. Features High-yield yet comprehensive review for the pediatrics clerkship based on the clerkship's core competencies Written by students who just completed the clerkship NEW: Integrated mini-cases add clinical relevance and prepare students for questions they will see on the shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 CK Exam tips and wards tips in the margins help students shine Edited by a pediatrician and reviewed by top faculty to ensure relevance and accuracy The content you need to excel on the pediatric clerkship: Section I: How to Succeed in the Pediatrics Clerkship; Section II: High-Yield Facts, Gestation and Birth, Prematurity, Growth and Development, Nutrition, Health Supervision and Prevention of Injury and Illness in the Well Child, Congenital Malformations and Chromosomal, Anomalies, Metabolic Disease, Immunologic Disease, ID, GI Disease, Respiratory Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Renal, Gynecologic, and Urinary Disease, Hematologic Disease, Endocrine Disease, Neurologic Disease, ENT, Musculoskeletal Disease, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Section III: Awards and Opportunities, Color Image Section

First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship Second Edition

Author: Latha Stead
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071448721
Release Date: 2005-03-14
Genre: Medical

4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW "This is probably the best overall review book for medical students doing a psychiatry rotation. Its organization and thoroughness are unsurpassed, putting it above similar review books. Students who thoroughly read this book should have no trouble successfully completing their psychiatry clerkship and passing the shelf exam. As course director for the core psychiatry clerkship at my institution, I will recommend this book to students."--Doody's Review Service STUDENT-TO-STUDENT GUIDE • Discover med students’ “secret weapon” for the clerkship • Impress on the wards and succeed in the clerkship • Get answers to shelf-exam questions from students who passed • Remember the essentials with high-yield topics, mnemonics, and pocket-sized reminders • Apply the First Aid formula for clerkship success! INSIDER’S GUIDE TO PSYCHIATRY CLERKSHIP SUCCESS • The only student-to-student, step-by-step guide to clerkship success • Hundreds of recently tested high-yield topics from shelf exams and the USMLE Step 2 • Exam, Wards, and Typical Scenario boxes for last-minute review • Insider tips for outstanding performance on the wards and exams • "Classifieds" section does the research for you, featuring high-yield websites and top extracurricular opportunities and scholarships • Bonus: Pocket-sized tear-out cards with essential wards information!

First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship

Author: Latha Ganti
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071487382
Release Date: 2006-04-18
Genre: Medical

INSIDER'S GUIDE TO EMERGENCY MEDICINE CLERKSHIP SUCCESS QUICK FIX FOR THE CLERKSHIP REAL ANSWERS TO CLERKSHIP QUESTIONS The only student-to-student, step-by-step guide to clerkship success Insider tips for outstanding performance from students who excelled Hundreds of recently tested high-yield topics from shelf exams and the USMLE Step 2 NEW "Typical Scenario" and “Exam Tip” study boxes prepare you for questions on the exam “Ward tips” arm you with answers to common pimping questions "Classifieds" do the research for you, featuring high-yield websites and top extracurricular opportunities and scholarships Tear-out cards with essential emergency medicine concepts in pocket-ready format

First Aid for the Medicine Clerkship Second Edition

Author: Latha Stead
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
ISBN: 0071448756
Release Date: 2005-09-15
Genre: Medical

An Insider's Guide that Provides the Information You Need to Impress on the Wards and Succeed in the Clerkship! The only student-to-student, step-by-step guide to clerkship success Hundreds of recently tested high-yield topics from shelf exams and the USMLE Step 2 Exam, Wards, and Typical Scenario boxes for last-minute review Insider tips for outstanding performance on the wards and exams "Classifieds" do the research for you, featuring high-yield websites and top extracurricular opportunities and scholarships Bonus: Pocket-sized tear-out cards with essential wards information! Online Reviews of the First Edition: ***** [five stars] "All my attendings and residents during my medicine clerkship commented that my fund of knowledge was excellent. Everyone gave me honors, and it was literally all because of this book ... GET THIS BOOK!" **** [four stars] "... Highly distilled, has quick easy-to-read facts/pearls, and leaves out the crud. I lost mine but I am constantly wanting to go back and review it. I may just buy it again, even though I am done with my Medicine rotation and I am pursuing Surgery." ***** [five stars] "Gives you the key facts about many diseases ... information that will help you answer questions during rounds and on exams ... It's easy to get through, which is important since there's so much to learn during the Internal Medicine rotation (and not enough time!)" ***** [five stars] "Perfect for MSIIIs starting their IM Clerkship; it is also great for Step 2 review and the Medicine Shelf."

First Aid and Emergency Management in Orthopedic Injuries

Author: MS Dhillon
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9789350256459
Release Date: 2012-03-31
Genre: Medical

Concise guide to emergency management of orthopaedic injuries, covering numerous types of injury and cause, both man-made and natural. Also examines differences in roadside first aid versus emergency room tretment.

Pediatric Epilepsy

Author: Blaise F. Bourgeois, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1934559865
Release Date: 2007-12-16
Genre: Medical

The extensively updated third edition of Pediatric Epilepsy: Diagnosis and Therapy continues to be the definitive volume on the diagnosis, treatment, classification, and management of the childhood epilepsies. Written by nearly 100 international leaders in the field, this new edition progresses logically with major sections on the basic mechanisms of the disease, classification, epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and age-related syndromes of epilepsy. The core of the new third edition is its completely updated section on antiepileptic drugs, including an in-depth discussion of dosage considerations, drug toxicity, teratogenicity, and drug interactions, with recommendations for optimal combinations when multiple drug therapy is required. Features unique to the third edition include: Expanded section on the basic science and mechanism of epilepsy Completely updated drug chapters, including newly released drugs and those in development Expanded chapters on vagus nerve stimulation and surgical treatment Expanded section on co-morbidities The third edition includes 21 new chapters, including discussions of: epileptic channelopathies; epileptogenic cerebral cortical malformation; epilepsy genes; etiologies and workup; evidence-based medicine issues related to drug selection; Levetiracetam; Sulthiame; Pregabalin; herbal medications; basic and advanced imaging; immunotherapy issues; vagus nerve stimulation therapy; cognitive and psychiatric co-morbidities and educational placement; and psychosocial aspects of epilepsy.

Anyone Anything Anytime

Author: Brian J. Zink
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781560537106
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

"A wonderful picture of an important period in the practice of medicine in the United States." (from the Foreword by Peter Rosen, MD) Here is the very first book to comprehensively explore the evolution of the field of emergency medicine -- from its origins following World War II, through the sociopolitical changes of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, to the present. First-hand narratives from more than 45 founders and pioneers of emergency medicine provide a vivid portrayal of the important events and viewpoints that have given rise to today's practice. Represents the first comprehensive history of emergency medicine as a specialty. Provides first-hand oral histories from more than 45 of the key figures who witnessed and helped to shape the developments chronicled in the book. Offers keen insights into how the sociopolitical changes of the 1950s through 1970s influenced public health, health care delivery, and emergency medicine. Includes many unique photographs of important leaders in emergency medicine.

Best 162 Medical Schools 2005 Edition

Author: Malaika Stoll
Publisher: The Princeton Review
ISBN: 0375764208
Release Date: 2004-09
Genre: Medical

"Our Best 357 Colleges is the best-selling college guide on the market because it is the voice of the students. Now we let graduate students speak for themselves, too, in these brand-new guides for selecting the ideal business, law, medical, or arts and humanities graduate school. It includes detailed profiles; rankings based on student surveys, like those made popular by our Best 357 Colleges guide; as well as student quotes about classes, professors, the social scene, and more. Plus we cover the ins and outs of admissions and financial aid. Each guide also includes an index of all schools with the most pertinent facts, such as contact information. And we've topped it all off with our school-says section where participating schools can talk back by providing their own profiles. It's a whole new way to find the perfect match in a graduate school."

Pediatric Primary Care E Book

Author: Catherine E. Burns
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455742172
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Medical

Covering the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, Pediatric Primary Care, 5th Edition emphasizes both prevention and management from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner. Written by an expert editor/contributor team, it provides in-depth, evidence-based guidance for assessing and managing health problems in children from infancy through adolescence. Other key topics include developmental theory, the health status of children today, issues of daily living, and cultural considerations. Four-part organization includes an introductory unit, plus units on child development, the health management of children, and diseases and disorders common to childhood. UNIQUE! Functional health patterns framework in Unit Three provides a lens for discussing health promotion through the various components of healthy living. UNIQUE! ICD framework in Unit Four addresses the classification used to code diseases in both hospital and outpatient settings. UNIQUE! Practice management chapter provides need-to-know information on managing a private healthcare practice, including issues of productivity, compliance with applicable laws, quality-of-care indicators, and successful business practices. UNIQUE! Environmental health chapter offers evidence-based content on the effects of environmental toxicants, such as tobacco smoke, heavy metals, and air pollutants. An 8-page color insert presents over 40 photos that visually demonstrate key assessment findings for ear, skin, and other conditions. NEW! Pediatric Pain Management chapter addresses the increased recognition of pain as the "fifth vital sign" with expanded coverage of acute and chronic pain management in children. Extensively revised and updated genetics chapter presents a new paradigm for addressing genetic considerations in clinical practice, including an introduction to epigenetics. Increased emphasis on health disparities explores the growing health disparities among children in the U.S and worldwide and provides strategies to help patients and parents gain accessibility to health care resources. NEW! Content on implementing a "medical home" explores the trend toward family-centered coordinated health care and fosters appropriate treatment for children with chronic disease. NEW! Updated coverage takes a more global approach, exploring the health status of children outside the U.S. Expanded imaging content offers valuable guidance on using various imaging modalities, including how to prepare the child for diagnostics.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review Third Edition

Author: Sara Cuccurullo
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781620700396
Release Date: 2014-11-25
Genre: Medical

" 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. "

Pediatric Imaging Case Review Series E Book

Author: Thierry A. G. M. Huisman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323082716
Release Date: 2010-07-01
Genre: Medical

Pediatric Imaging: Case Review, by Thierry A.G.M. Huisman, MD, tests your ability to interpret a wide range of images seen in practice. The completely revised edition of this title in the popular Case Review series features all-new cases and superb-quality accompanying images that explore the newest imaging modalities, including the newest technology in post processing such as lung reconstruction and tractography of fibers within the brain. This complete study of pediatric imaging has been reorganized anatomically for quick reference and easy board review. This book contains approximately 200 cases—organized by difficulty—and 400 images—with questions and answers, diagnoses, commentary, references, and cross-references to Pediatric Radiology: The Requisites. Study effectively with content that mimics the format of official exams as well as the everyday clinical experience—offering highly effective preparation for certification, recertification, and practice. Distinguish between common and rare diagnoses with 200 case studies organized into ''Opening Round,'' ''Fair Game,'' and ''Challenge'' sections that present varying levels of difficulty and occurrences. Clearly see and interpret 400 high-quality, state-of-the-art images representing a wide range of clinical situations encountered in pediatric imaging. Supplement your Pediatrics board prep and get greater depth of information with easy cross-referencing to companion Get a fresh perspective from 200 new cases reflecting the most recent changes in pediatric imaging, including the newest technology in post processing such as lung reconstruction and tractography of fibers within the brain, and expert guidance from new editor Dr. Thierry Huisman, Director of Pediatric Radiology at Johns Hopkins. Spend less time searching and more time learning with easy-to-navigate chapters focused on visual identification and diagnosis, and reorganized by degree of case difficulty and then by body part within each category.

Pediatric Clinical Skills E Book

Author: Richard B. Goldbloom
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455706372
Release Date: 2010-08-02
Genre: Medical

Pediatric Clinical Skills, 4th Edition, by renowned author Richard B. Goldbloom, is your ideal guide to mastering necessary, often complex and challenging pediatric clinical skills. Written in a clear, informal tone, this book explains the nuances of the child/family interview and history, pediatric physical exam, crucial interpersonal skills, and important issues such as cultural sensitivity, chronic conditions, and athletic participation. An indispensable learning tool for in-training physicians, this book is also a valuable resource for pediatric and family practice physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and all healthcare personnel who work with children. Discover the best approach and demeanor for interviewing patients and their families. Elicit cooperation and gain the maximum value from physical exams of patients of all ages, including preterm and low-birth-weight infants. Enhance cultural sensitivity and capably navigate issues associated with chronic conditions, athletic participation, and more. Perfect the latest approaches for approaching the adolescent, clinical evaluation for possible child abuse, palliative care, examining the head and neck, evaluating gastrointestinal symptoms, surgical assessment of the abdomen, and other rapidly evolving areas. Navigate growing areas of concern including obesity, autism, TV-watching, and video games. Access the complete contents online at studentconsult.com, with Integration Links to related content in other Student Consult resources...videos demonstrating different aspects of the neurological exam, including assessing cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy...additional content and images to complement Ch. 21, Clinical Evaluation for Possible Child Abuse...and full-color inserts that complement Ch. 8, Examining the Visual System, and Ch. 19, Assessing the Skin. Study efficiently with the aid of Case Histories, Key Points, and Recommended Readings.