High yield Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Author: Louise Hawley
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781760321
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

This new edition extracts the most important information on microbiology and infectious diseases and presents it in a concise, succinct fashion to prepare students for the USMLE. The book also serves as an excellent course review, with illustrations, review questions, and high-yield case study sections. This edition features 70 new images. High-Yield™ means exactly that...readers reap maximum benefits from very focused study.

Lange Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Flash Cards Second Edition

Author: Kenneth D. Somers
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071794145
Release Date: 2010-07-13
Genre: Medical

The fun, fast, portable way to review microbiology and infectious diseases Market: Medical Students (18,750); Physician Assistant Students (3,000); Nurse Practitioner Programs Great review tool for the boards and course exams Every card includes a board-style clinical vignette Format allows students to compare and contrast diseases 220 High Yield Cards Kenneth D. Somers, Ph.D. Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, and Stephen Morse, Center for Infectious Diseases, Center of Disease Control, Atlanta GA

Microbiology Flashcards

Author: Kenneth D. Somers
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259859830
Release Date: 2017-12-15
Genre: Medical

200 high-yield cards with a clinical vignette on every disease-specific card LANGE Flash Cards: Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Third Edition are a quick, concise, and effective way to review the essential concepts of microbiology. These cards help you learn the medically important aspects of the subject and cover the basic and clinical aspects of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, and infectious diseases.One side of the card features a clinical vignette that is a mini-case study of the disease and the flip side presents the etiology and epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment and prevention of the disorder. Features•A super-effective portable learning tool •Covers major microbial diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites •Teaches medical microbiology in the context of clinical cases •Great for last minute exam preparation

Pathology of Infectious Diseases E Book

Author: Gary W. Procop
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455753840
Release Date: 2014-07-21
Genre: Medical

Pathology of Infectious Diseases, by Gary W. Procop, MD, A Volume in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology Series, packs all of today's most essential information on infectious disease pathology into a compact, high-yield format! Well-organized and segmented by type of infectious organism, the book's pragmatic approach complemented by abundant full-color, high-quality photomicrographs and clinical photos, and at-a-glance tables makes it easy to access the information you need to quickly and accurately detect and identify pathogenic organisms. Chapters on immunohistochemical and molecular techniques as well as artifacts and pitfalls guide you to accurate detection and identifications. Quickly find the information you need thanks to a well-organized, user-friendly format with templated headings, detailed illustrations, at-a-glance tables, and segmentation by type of infectious organism—viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic. Avoid common problems that can lead to an incorrect diagnosis. A special section on artifacts and pitfalls shows you what to look for. Get superb visual guidance from an abundance of full-color, high-quality photomicrographs and clinical photos. Employ the latest diagnostic advancements including immunohistochemical and molecular techniques. Learn from one of the very best. Dr. Gary W. Procop, one of the most outstanding young clinical pathologists in medical microbiology in American medicine, shares his vision about how new technologies may be used to rapidly identify pathogenic organisms and detect resistance to treatment regimens. Recognized for distinguished research contributions to the discipline of clinical microbiology, he was the recipient of the 2007 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) BD Award for Research in Clinical Microbiology and elected to the American Academy of Microbiology in recognition of his scientific achievements. Implement proven diagnostic approaches such as real-time PCR assays and pepticnucleic acid probes with guidance from the pioneer of these techniques!

Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology 14E

Author: Warren Levinson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071845755
Release Date: 2016-04-22
Genre: Medical

The most concise, easy-to-use, and frequently updated review of the medically important aspects of microbiology and immunology. 654 USMLE-style practice questions test your knowledge and understanding 50 clinical cases illustrate the importance of basic science in clinical diagnosis A complete USMLE-style practice exam consisting of 80 questions Pearls for the USMLE impart important basic science information Essential for USMLE and medical microbiology course exam preparation, the Fourteenth Edition of Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology helps you understand the clinical relevance of microbiology like no other resource. The book presents a succinct, high-yield review of the medically important aspects of microbiology and immunology, covering both the basic and clinical aspects of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, and immunology. It also discusses important infectious diseases using a logical organ system approach. Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Fourteenth Edition emphasizes the real-world clinical application of microbiology and immunology to infectious diseases and offers a unique mix of narrative text, color images, tables and figures, chapter-ending self-assessment questions with answers, and clinical cases. To further reinforce learning, the book includes concise summaries of medically important microorganisms; a color art program that depict clinically important findings; gram stains of bacteria; electron micrographs of viruses; and microscopic images highlighting fungi, protozoa, and worms.

USMLE Road Map Microbiology Infectious Disease

Author: Timothy J. Bos
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071435077
Release Date: 2004-09-12
Genre: Medical

Ideal for USMLE preparation and course review, the streamlined, easy-to-follow hierarchical outline format guides students through the most important aspects of microbiology and infectious diseases. The text is extensively illustrated to convey difficult-to-understand concepts. Clinical correlations, numerous tables and charts, and USMLE-style questions in clinical vignette format help students evaluate their strengths and weaknesses.

Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases Board Review

Author: Zelalem Temesgen
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 9780199827626
Release Date: 2011-09-16
Genre: Medical

Launched on Oxford Medicine Online in 2012, with the full-text of eight Mayo Clinic Scientific Press (MCSP) print titles and a bank of multiple-choice questions, Mayo Clinic Toolkit provides a single location for resident, fellow, and practicing clinicians to undertake the self-testing necessary to prepare for, and pass, the Boards. Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases Board Reviewis a comprehensive, state-of-the-art publication. Written by practicing Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialists, the resource covers current and essential clinical aspects of diseases likely to be encountered by the infectious diseases specialist as well as to appear on the subspecialty infectious diseases board examination. Tables, diagrams, algorithms, and images can all be enlarged and downloaded to PowerPoint slides. Highlights of The Mayo Clinic Toolkit include: - Each title is presented in an enhanced format, allowing the enlargement and download of all figures and images, and linking to external sources referenced in the text. - The multiple-choice questions are designed to mirror those in the Board exam for realistic preparation; they also link back to the relevant title, and allow the user to measure their development through the recording of practice-exam success. - It can be accessed on a range of internet enabled devices, giving residents, fellows, and practicing clinicians the choice to study in locations which suit them - Subscription lengths range from 1-month to a full year. Combining two complimentary resource types into a single location, with enhancements to the print works, the flexibility to choose where and when to study, and the ability to monitor revision progress, Mayo Clinic Toolkit is truly the go-to site for Board preparation.

High yield Immunology

Author: Arthur G. Johnson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781774691
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

This book extracts the most important information on immunology and presents it in a concise, uncluttered fashion to prepare students for USMLE. High-Yield™ means exactly that!

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Author: Sarah S. Long
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455739851
Release Date: 2012-08-30
Genre: Medical

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Disease provides the comprehensive and actionable coverage you need to understand, diagnose, and manage the ever-changing, high-risk clinical problems caused by pediatric infectious diseases. With new chapters, expanded and updated coverage, and increased worldwide perspectives, this authoritative medical reference offers the latest need-to-know information in an easily-accessible, high-yield format for quick answers and fast, effective intervention! Spend less time searching thanks to a consistent, easily-accessible format featuring revised high-yield information boxes, highlighted key points, and an abundance of detailed illustrations and at-a-glance tables. Be prepared for the unexpected! A veritable "who's who" of global authorities provides practical knowledge to effectively diagnose and manage almost any infectious disease you may encounter. Quickly look up the answers you need by clinical presentation, pathogen, or type of host. Get expanded coverage for all types of infectious diseases including new chapters on infection related to pets and exotic animals, and tickborne infections. Apply the latest recommendations and treatments for emerging and re-emerging diseases including the H1N1 virus.

Harrison s Infectious Diseases Third Edition

Author: Dennis L. Kasper
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259835988
Release Date: 2016-10-22
Genre: Medical

Infectious Diseases – as only Harrison’s can cover them Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to infectious diseases derived from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition (including content from the acclaimed Harrison’s DVD, now available here in print), this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find 137 chapters from more than 190 renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. Features: • Current, complete coverage of need-to-know topics, including infections in organ systems, bacterial infections, viral infections, prion diseases, fungal infections, and protozoal infections • Addresses underlying epidemiologic, pathophysiologic, and genetic factors • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management • Includes special update on Zika virus etiology, clinical manifestations, and complications • The chapter on HIV infections and AIDS by Anthony Fauci and Dr. H. Clifford Lane is widely considered to be a classic in the field • Two chapters comprise atlases of images that will prove invaluable in clinical assessments • High-yield board review questions make this text ideal for keeping current and preparing for the boards • Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance

Diagnostic Pathology of Infectious Disease

Author: Richard L. Kradin
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455705986
Release Date: 2010-02-02
Genre: Medical

Diagnostic Pathology of Infectious Disease presents a comprehensive, organ-based approach to the effective and accurate diagnosis of infectious diseases. Dr. Richard L. Kradin covers the latest information on H1N1, as well as the use of immunohistochemical stains, PCR, Immunoperoxidase, and other molecular techniques for a current representation of the field. High-quality, full-color illustrations and differential diagnosis tables accompany each lesion so you can quickly identify and diagnose whatever you see. This reference is an invaluable tool for the accurate diagnosis of any infectious disease—from the common to the most challenging. Covers the latest techniques in immunohistochemistry and molecular genetics integrated throughout the text for comprehensive information on all investigative contexts relevant to ensuring diagnostic accuracy. Emphasizes the host responses critical in differential diagnosis to serve as a second opinion when non-infectious diagnoses mimic and confound the diagnosis of infection. Provides a complete visual guide to suspect lesions through superb, high-quality, full-color illustrations of key aspects of various diseases that facilitate the rapid identification of biopsy specimen. Presents contents organized by organ as opposed to pathogen to more effectively address diagnostic and management issues. Features tables that list differential diagnosis for each lesion for quick summaries of key points in problem areas. Highlights morphological characteristics and landmarks of tissue samples throughout the text for easy access to information necessary for signing out specimen. Focuses on clinicopathologic features and correlations so you can deal with the diagnostic problems you face every day.

High yield Pathology

Author: Ivan Damjanov
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 078179899X
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Now in its Second Edition, High-Yield™ Pathology provides a concise, intensely focused review of pathology for course exams and the USMLE Step 1. The most important information is presented in an uncluttered outline format, with numerous line drawings and tables, NB (Nota Bene) boxes highlighting pathology pearls, and hundreds of review questions. This edition has been fully updated and includes a new High-Yield Glossary of Terms at the end of the book.

High yield Cell and Molecular Biology

Author: Ronald W. Dudek
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 078176887X
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

This completely revised and updated review book consolidates the most important clinical issues that medical students need to know to be prepared for questions on USMLE Step 1. The book reviews key cell biology concepts needed to study molecular biology, and reviews the key concepts of molecular biology necessary for clinical medical practice, Flow charts provide a clear overview of molecular biology techniques and how they are applied in medicine. A chapter on understanding the research literature provides a solid background in molecular biology protocol so that students can understand the purpose and thinking behind published research articles.

Microbiology

Author: Adam Brochert
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1560535741
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

Each volume of the Platinum Vignettes presents 50 classic, ultra-high-yield case scenarios of frequently tested topics to give you a clear advantage on the vignette-based Step 1 exam. Plus, the case discussions provide a wealth of tips, insights, buzzwords, advice on handling distractors, and guidance on just what the boards will ask and how to answer. Dr. Brochert has now written 11 books for USMLE prep and is well-recognized name in the board preparation literature High-yield Step 1 case scenarios are well-written in an easily accessible format High-quality images that students will see on boards round out the clinical picture Each case includes the valuable feature "More High-Yield Facts" The format allows the reader to guess the diagnosis and postulate on which test to order, what therapy to give, and what to "watch out for" in the patient's condition Hundreds of important buzzwords for the boards are highlighted