Graber and Wilbur s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review Fourth Edition

Author: Mark Graber
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259589775
Release Date: 2016-09-22
Genre: Medical

The #1 review book for the Family Medicine Board Examination – updated with a new full-color design! The renowned Family Practice Examination and Board Review is now Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination & Board Review, the perfect way to prepare for the primary and recertification exam in family medicine and for licensure exams. This engagingly written study guide has been completely updated with a new full-color design and is enhanced by powerful new learning aids, including 50 additional questions to the already comprehensive final exam, and chapter-ending clinical pearls that consolidate high-yield information. You will also, of course, find the humor, wit, and approachable tone that have brought the book legions of enthusiastic – and appreciative – fans. New to this edition! Full color layout Clinical pearls at the end of each chapter to highlight key takeaways 50 brand new final exam questions Numbered cases for easy reference Outstanding features from the previous edition: More than 350 progressive case studies that reflect the realities of clinical practice and prepare you for your exams 29 chapters based on body system and elements of patient care A comprehensive final exam (nearly 200 questions) with answers referenced to pages in the book Detailed answer explanations that describe not only why an answer is correct, but why the other answers are wrong Comprehensive coverage of ALL topics on the boards and recertifying exam Super-effective learning aids such as Quick Quizzes, Helpful Tips, learning objectives, clinical pearls, and more Color photographs of conditions most easily diagnosed by appearance An outstanding refresher for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners

Family Practice Examination and Board Review Third Edition

Author: Mark Graber
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071781862
Release Date: 2012-11-23
Genre: Medical

An engagingly written case-based review for the Family Medicine Board Examination and the USMLE Step 3 Family Practice Examination and Board Review, Third Edition is the ideal study guide for the primary and recertification exam in family medicine and for licensure exams. The third edition has been completely updated with new cases, new questions, and new study results--and you'll also find new bits of humor that make the book fun to read and your study more enjoyable. This trusted review has been applauded by residents and students for its "building-block approach" to teaching that assures you understand one subject before moving on to the next. FEATURES More than 360 progressive case studies that reflect the realities of clinical practice and prepare you for your exams A 149-question final exam with answers referenced to pages in the book Detailed answer explanations for most questions that explain not only why an answer is right, but why the other answers are wrong Comprehensive coverage of ALL topics on the boards and recertifying exam Super-effective learning aids such as Quick Quizzes, learning objectives, clinical pearls, and more Color photographs of conditions most easily diagnosed by appearance Written not only to help you pass your exams, but to also update your knowledge of family medicine with state-of-the-art information An outstanding refresher for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners

Bratton s Family Medicine Board Review

Author: Robert L. Bratton
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451148138
Release Date: 2012-03-28
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this book is a comprehensive review for the American Board of Family Medicine certification and recertification exams. It contains over 1,800 board-format questions, including over 1,000 multiple-choice questions from the major subject areas of family medicine and over 700 questions drawn from 60 clinical problem sets. The book includes a pictorial atlas of clinical photographs, radiographs, and lab smears, with questions regarding these images. Detailed answers and explanations follow the questions. This book includes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM sponsored by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. A companion website includes four practice exams. The website also offers an iPod downloadable audio companion with 120 facts from Bratton's 1000 Facts to Help You Pass the Family Medicine Boards book, with an option to buy more.

The Mental Health Professional and the New Technologies

Author: Marlene M. Maheu
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781135642976
Release Date: 2004-09-22
Genre: MEDICAL

In the last two decades, new communication technologies have dramatically changed the world in which mental health professionals and their patients live. Developments such as e-mail, online chat groups, Web pages, search engines, and electronic databases are directly or indirectly affecting most people's routines and expectations. Other developments are poised to do so in the near future. Already, for example, patients are acquiring both good and bad advice and information on the Web; many expect to be able to reach their therapists by e-mail. And already there is pressure from third party payers for providers to submit claims electronically. These technological breakthroughs have the potential to make mental health care more widely available and accessible, affordable, acceptable to patients, and adaptable to special needs. But many mental health professionals, as well as those who train them, are skeptical about integrating the new capabilities into their services and question the ethical and legal appropriateness of doing so. Those unfamiliar with the technologies tend to be particularly doubtful. How much e-mail contact with patients should I encourage or permit, and for what purposes? Why should I set up a Web site and how do I do so and what should I put on it? Should I refer patients to chat groups or Web-based discussion forums? Could video-conferencing be a helpful tool in some cases and what is involved? How do I avoid trouble if I dare to experiment with innovations? And last but not least, will the results of my experimentation be cost-effective? The book includes: an extensive overview of legal and regulatory issues, such as those raised by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); concrete technical, ethical, and managerial suggestions summarized in a seven-step Online Consultation Risk Management model; and how to" resource lists and sample documents of use to beginners and experienced professionals alike. For better or worse, no mental health professional today can avoid confronting the issues presented by the new technologies. The Mental Health Professional and the New Technologies: A Handbook for Practice Today will enormously simplify the job of thinking through the issues and making clinically, ethically, and legally prudent decisions.

Step Up to Medicine

Author: Steven S. Agabegi
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781609133603
Release Date: 2012-08-23
Genre: Medical

"The questions serve as a self-assessment tool, allowing students to think through clinical scenarios without answer choices influencing their thought process. Most questions end in "what are the appropriate next steps in managing this patient?" Imagine yourself as the clinician taking care of these patients: What test(s), if any, would you order next?"--Provided by publisher.

Family Medicine Board Review Pearls of Wisdom Fourth Edition

Author: Cynthia Waickus
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071629157
Release Date: 2010-03-08
Genre: Medical

An intense Q&A review for the Family Medicine Board Exams Market: Family Medicine residents (3,500 per year), Family practitioners preparing for recertification (10,000 every seven years) 4,700+ Q&As with only the correct answer provided Certification and recertification exams are given in late July/end of August; written exam in early December William A. Schwer, M.D. and Cynthia M. Waickus, M.D., Ph.D. (Chicago, IL) are both affiliated with Rush Medical College. Scott Plantz, M.D. (Chicago, IL) is affiliated with Chicago Medical School, Mt. Sinai Medical Center.

Case Files Family Medicine Fourth Edition

Author: Eugene Toy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259583025
Release Date: 2016-02-22
Genre: Medical

This must-have fourth edition of top-selling Case Files: Family Medicine is reorganized by topic for easier learning during the clerkship, and is updated to reflect the latest guidelines on management of common conditions. 60 high-yield cases feature complete discussions, pearls, and USMLE-style review questions to help you excel in the clerkship and earn honors on the shelf-exam. Features Updated to reflect new guidelines for common conditions, including HTN and cholesterol management 60 realistic family medicine cases with high-yield discussions aligned with the national family medicine clerkship curriculum USMLE-style review questions and clinical pearls accompany each case Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like an experienced doctor

The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication

Author: Wolfgang Donsbach
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118789315
Release Date: 2015-02-03
Genre: Social Science

This concise volume presents key concepts and entries from the twelve-volume ICA International Encyclopedia of Communication (2008), condensing leading scholarship into a practical and valuable single volume. Based on the definitive twelve-volume IEC, this new concise edition presents key concepts and the most relevant headwords of communication science in an A-Z format in an up-to-date manner Jointly published with the International Communication Association (ICA), the leading academic association of the discipline in the world Represents the best and most up-to-date international research in this dynamic and interdisciplinary field Contributions come from hundreds of authors who represent excellence in their respective fields An affordable volume available in print or online

Reducing Adolescent Risk

Author: Daniel Romer
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781452264462
Release Date: 2003-04-01
Genre: Psychology

Reducing Adolescent Risk: Toward an Integrated Approach focuses on common influences that result in a number of interrelated risk behaviors in order to design more unified, comprehensive prevention strategies. Edited by Daniel Romer, this book summarizes presentations and discussions held at the Adolescent Risk Communication Institute of the University of Pennsylvania Annenberg Public Policy Center. Concentrating on common causes for varied risk behaviors, a group of leading researchers and intervention specialists from different health traditions synthesize current knowledge about risks to adolescent health in several areas, including drugs and alcohol, tobacco, unprotected sex, suicide and depression, and gambling. Primarily intended for graduate students, scholars, and researchers in psychology, sociology, social work, and public health, Reducing Adolescent Risk is also an extraordinary resource for policy makers in government organizations and foundations.

Aging Health and Longevity in the Mexican Origin Population

Author: Jacqueline L. Angel
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461418672
Release Date: 2012-02-08
Genre: Family & Relationships

Aging, Health, and Longevity in the Mexican-Origin Population creates a foundation for an interdisciplinary discussion of the trajectory of disability and long-term care for older people of Mexican-origin from a bi-national perspective. Although the literature on Latino elders in the United States is growing, few of these studies or publications offer the breadth and depth contained in this book.

Textbook of Clinical Neuroanatomy

Author: Vishram Singh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9788131229811
Release Date: 2014-08-14
Genre: Medical

This book is primarily designed for undergraduate medical and dental students. Also, it is an authoritative reference source for postgraduates and practicing neurologists and neurosurgeons. All chapters revised and updated, including details on cranial nerves and their lesions, blood supply and cerebrovascular accidents, motor and sensory disorders. new line diagrams, and real life photographs and MRI scans. Simple, to-the-point, easy-to-understand exam-oriented text Numerous, four coloured, large sized, and easy-to-draw diagrams Text provides unique problem based clinical and functional perspective

Drug Discovery

Author: Walter Sneader
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470015520
Release Date: 2005-10-31
Genre: Science

Written by a leading authority with an excellent reputation and ability for writing a good narrative, Drug Discovery: A History is a far cry from simply a list of chemical structures. This lively new text considers the origins, development and history of medicines that generate high media interest and have a huge social and economic impact on society. Set within a wide historical, social and cultural context, it provides expanded coverage of pre-twentieth century drugs, the huge advances made in the twentieth century and the latest developments in drug research. Hallmark features: Up-to-the-minute information in drug research Vignettes of special and unusual information, and anecdotes Discusses drug prototypes from all sources More comprehensive than other volumes on history of drug discovery From the reviews: "...an excellent bibliographic resource for those interested in the background papers that serve as the foundation for discovery of specific drug entities." JOURNAL OF MEDICAL CHEMISTRY, June 2006 "...a very comprehensive overview of drug development. It should be on the shelf on any aspiring pharmacist, medicinal chemist, or person interested in the history of therapeutic agents." JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL EDUCATION, February 2006 "...a very readable and closely researched book..." CHEMISTRY & INDUSTRY, October 2005

Guide to the Canadian Family Medicine Examination

Author: Megan Dash
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071803434
Release Date: 2013-02-22
Genre: Medical

A comprehensive review for the Canadian Family Medicine Licensing Examination This unique review provides everything needed to pass the Canadian Family Medicine Licensing Examination. You will find thorough coverage of all of the 99 priority topics included on the examination. Everything you need to pass the exam: Questions and answers are provided for every topic Call-outs to help remember important information include "Red Flags" (indicative symptoms) and "Remember" icons References, including relevant studies, data, and guidelines, are provided for each topic

Forensic Pathology Reviews 5

Author: Michael Tsokos
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 159745110X
Release Date: 2008-10-21
Genre: Medical

In this new volume of the globally recognized Forensic Pathology Reviews, Dr. Michael Tsokos has gathered chapters from the top experts in the field to reveal both the applied and scientific areas of expertise along the broad spectrum of forensics studies. Volume 5 piques the mind as leading forensic pathologists from the United States and around the world offer advanced insight into death caused environmental conditions, trauma, neuropathology, natural causes, and ballistics. The authors of this volume further their exploration as they impart research related to identification, serial murder, histopathology, and age estimation. While unveiling unsurpassed and cutting-edge knowledge, Forensic Pathology Reviews, Volume 5 will also inspire emerging forensic scientists to immerse themselves in innovative research.

Swanson s Family Medicine Review

Author: Alfred F. Tallia
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323444040
Release Date: 2016-06-15
Genre: Medical

Includes nearly 2,500 case-based questions and answer rationales, newly updated to reflect the most current developments in practice. Chapter Summaries offer a quick review of the concepts-great for last-minute exam preparation. Open-ended Clinical Case Management Problems in each chapter provide additional opportunities for articulating your understanding of key topics. Features the most current information on concussion management, palliative care, pain management, and more. Allows you to earn up to 75 CME Credits online through Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.