Facing the American Board of Surgery Certifying Exam is not merely taking another exam. Most surgeons are not exposed to the techniques of oral examinations or to the best methods to prepare for them. It is seemingly a game in which you have to ascertain the rules, but in reality it is no game. The stakes are high. Reading from sizeable textbooks, poorly-organized review books, and one-dimensional autobiographic example scenarios undeniably makes studying for this exam more stressful than fruitful. Knowing what is important and what is not is crucial when studying for this particular exam. The authors have learned how the challenges can be overcome; as a result, this book was written to include everything that you will need to successfully pass this critical exam. This guide provides pertinent pearls of wisdom quoted from others who have successfully taken the exam and includes: • One hundred and forty-five subjects of content, • Twenty-six bulleted descriptions of the most commonly probed surgical procedures, and, • Sixty-nine of the most commonly asked subjects over the last ten years stressed with invaluable example scenarios that show how content and technique should be employed synergistically.
Author: Maria Coder
Release Date: 2012-03-02
Genre: Family & Relationships
InvestiDate: How to Investigate Your Date is a fun, tongue-in-cheek, secret weapon-like book that arms men and women with tools to maneuver through this minefield called love. All with the 007-mission to steer clear of physical danger, financial ruin, and emotional harm. Daters of all ages will learn step-by-step how to: -Conduct criminal checks -Verify employment -Gauge marital status -Create a Date-a-Base -Scour property records -And much, much more Created by Maria Coder, a former crime and general assignment reporter, InvestiDate teaches daters how to investigate their dates using modern day scenarios. InvestiDate has been featured on The TODAY Show. UK's Mail Online, Australia's The Morning Show, New York Magazine, The Washington Times, and countless other media. No stranger to a broken heart, Maria has canceled a wedding, dumped a philanderer, and had her heart unrecognizably pulverized a time or two. She's earned her dues in the dating trenches and has decided it's time to set the record straight. A member of Investigative Reporters and Editors, a professional organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting, Maria is committed to empowering men and women to know what they're getting themselves into; and to know when to get out. A self-proclaimed New Yorker, Maria travels frequently, teaching workshops and webinars.
Author: Patricia A. Thomas
Publisher: JHU Press
Release Date: 2016-01-07
Based on a proven six-step model and including examples and questions to guide application of those timeless principles, Curriculum Development for Medical Education is a practical guidebook for all faculty members and administrators responsible for the educational experiences of medical students, residents, fellows, and clinical practitioners. Incorporating revisions driven by calls for reform and innovations in medical education that challenge established teaching models, the third edition includes an awareness of new accreditation standards and regulatory guidelines. The authors have expanded their discussion of survey methodology for needs assessment and stress the importance of writing competency-based goals and objectives that incorporate milestones, entrustable professional activities, and observable practice activities. With updated examples focusing on interprofessional education, collaborative practice, and educational technology, they describe educational strategies that incorporate the new science of learning. A completely new chapter presents the unique challenges of curriculum development for large, long, and integrated curricula.
Author: Ronald P. Grelsamer
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2004-04-15
Genre: Health & Fitness
Readers get the facts they need to make informed decisions about hip and knee replacement surg-eries-the two most common joint replacements in America. Hundreds of thousands of Americans suffer from painful, deteriorating joints-and for many, surgery is their only option for relief. Now, Dr. Ronald P. Grelsamer gives readers all the information they need to decide whether hip or knee replacement is the right choice. From the history and evolution of joint implants to the significant differences between types of implants and surgeries, he arms readers with the need-to-know facts for a lasting recovery, including a step-by-step physical program to recover from surgery in the shortest time possible. Dr. Grelsamer also examines the risks and limitations, informing readers under which conditions surgery would actually be more damaging than beneficial. This complete guide addresses every area of concern that a patient may have and enables them to take control, ask the right questions, and live joint-pain free!
Author: Damon C Scales
Release Date: 2014-06-18
The origin of modern intensive care units (ICUs) has frequently been attributed to the widespread provision of mechanical ventilation within dedicated hospital areas during the 1952 Copenhagen polio epidemic. However, modern ICUs have developed to treat or monitor patients who have any severe, life-threatening disease or injury. These patients receive specialized care and vital organ assistance such as mechanical ventilation, cardiovascular support, or hemodialysis. ICU patients now typically occupy approximately 10% of inpatient acute care beds, yet the structure and organization of these ICUs can be quite different across hospitals. In The Organization of Critical Care: An Evidence-Based Approach to Improving Quality, leaders provide a concise, evidence-based review of ICU organizational factors that have been associated with improved patient (or other) outcomes. The topics covered are grouped according to four broad domains: (1) the organization, structure, and staffing of an ICU; (2) organizational approaches to improving quality of care in an ICU; (3) integrating ICU care with other healthcare provided within the hospital and across the broader healthcare system; and (4) international perspectives on critical care delivery. Each chapter summarizes a different aspect of ICU organization and targets individual clinicians and healthcare decision makers. A long overdue contribution to the field, The Organization of Critical Care: An Evidence-Based Approach to Improving Quality is an indispensable guide for all clinicians and health administrators concerned with achieving state-of-the-art outcomes for intensive care.
Author: Mustafa Karahan
Release Date: 2017-01-03
This book aims to provide orthopedic surgeons with all the information that they will require in order to set up and run a motor skills course that will meet the needs of junior staff in Orthopedic Sports Medicine and help in training better surgeons for the future. The coverage is wide-ranging, from the fundamentals of what it takes to be a sports surgeon through to validation methods that measure teaching effectiveness and the certification of surgical skills at the end of the course. Clear guidance is provided on how to teach concepts of surgical skill and the strategy and practical details of designing a training program, with inclusion of a helpful checklist of do’s and don’ts. Different basic training modalities are described, with a particular focus on the FAST system adopted by the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the role of simulators in surgical skills training is discussed. The book has been produced in cooperation with ISAKOS and the authors are leading professionals from around the world who offer a truly global and multidisciplinary perspective on the subject.
Author: Jonathan Stuart Citow
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Praise for the previous edition:An excellent review for the written neurosurgical boards...recommended to all neurosurgery residents.--Journal of NeurosurgeryThe second edition of Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Review contains all the information you need to prepare for the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) written examination. Authored by a team of expert clinicians and neurosurgery trainees who earned top scores on their exams, this edition distills the current knowledge of the neurosciences and essential information for clinical practice. Six chapters provide comprehensive coverage of core concepts in anatomy, physiology, pathology, radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, and critical care. Features of the second edition: Concise descriptions aid rapid review of key concepts Bullet-point format enhances ease of use and facilitates comprehension Up-to-date coverage of classic symptoms and signs of common neurosurgical diseases Current information related to the genetic basis of neurosurgical conditions 450 high-quality illustrations and images typical of those appearing on exams This superb review is an indispensable resource for neurosurgical residents preparing for the ABNS certification exam. It is also ideal for clinicians seeking a refresher or for those preparing for recertification exams.
Author: Kevin C. Chung
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-11-26
This volume on athletic injury is timely because it addresses many types of sports injuries and focuses not only on the treatments of these injuries, but also their prevention. The first paper was written after an extensive interview with the coaches of one of the most recognized football programs in the country. Dr. Kevin Chung's interviews with the Head and Assistant Coaches at the University of Michigan, Jim Harbaugh and Jedd Fisch, provided thoughtful insight on preventing sports injuries in the professional and college athletics.
Author: Mark S. Vass
Release Date: 2002-02-05
Genre: Health & Fitness
It's finally here--crucial self-help for the medical consumer about to experience a hospital stay. Don't be caught without essential information that provides patients with the power to transform a possibly bad experience into a positive one.
Author: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS),
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2011-12-21
The EMT-Basic Review Manual for National Certification is designed to prepare students to sit for the National Certification Exam by including the same type of skill-based and multiple-choice questions found on the exam. The Review Manual will also evaluate mastery of the material presented in your EMT-Basic training program. The manual includes practice questions with answers and model exam; step-by-step walkthrough of skills, including helpful tips, commonly made errors, and sample scenarios; and self-scoring guide and winning test-taking tips.
Author: Steve Krug
Publisher: MITP-Verlags GmbH & Co. KG
Release Date: 2014-11-19
Usability ist eine der wichtigsten Herausforderungen bei der Webseitenerstellung – und wird häufig nur allzu leichtfertig vernachlässigt. Lernen Sie mit dieser überarbeiteten Neuauflage des Klassikers, wie Websites wirklich benutzt werden – mit aktualisierten Beispielen und einem neuen Kapitel über Mobile Usability. Steve Krug verdankt seine Erkenntnisse einer eigentlich nahe liegenden Methode: Er beobachtet, wie User mit einer Website umgehen und welche Hindernisse sich ihnen bei der Informationssuche in den Weg stellen. Anhand aussagekräftiger Beispiele, vieler Grafiken und einer Prise Humor erhalten Sie eine ganz neue Perspektive auf Ihr Websitekonzept. Krugs Usability-Prinzipien dienen als Leitfaden für die eigene Arbeit. Mit einfachen Tests kann jeder seine Website ohne viel Aufwand so optimieren, dass sie den Usability-Kriterien entspricht und sich intuitiv anwenden lässt. Wenn Sie diesen Klassiker schon einmal gelesen haben, werden Sie wieder entdecken, was DON’T MAKE ME THINK! so unverzichtbar für Webdesigner und -entwickler auf der ganzen Welt gemacht hat. Wenn Sie es noch nicht gelesen haben, werden Sie sehen, warum so viele Leute es als Pflichtlektüre empfehlen.