Author: Samir P. Desai
Release Date: 2011
The book begins as a how-to guide with clerkship-specific templates, along with sample notes and guides, for every aspect of clerkships. The book reviews proven strategies for success in patient care, write-ups, rounds, and other vital areas. Grades in required rotations are the most important academic criteria used to select residents, and this critical year can determine career choices.
Author: Samir P. Desai
Release Date: 2013-12-15
What does it take to match into the subspecialty and fellowship program of your choice? Our detailed advice, based on evidence from research in the field and the perspectives of fellowship program directors, will provide you with the insiders' perspective. What are criteria most important to decision-makers? What can you do to have the best possible letters of recommendation written on your behalf? How can you develop a powerful and compelling personal statement? How can you overcome the obstacles of residency to publish research? What can you do to achieve maximum success during the interview? This book shows fellowship applicants how to develop the optimal strategy for success - an invaluable resource to help applicants gain that extra edge.
Author: Samir P. Desai
Release Date: 2012
Medical school is intense, demanding, and stressful. How can you overcome the challenges to excel? A strong work ethic is important but nowhere near enough. As faculty advisors, we've found that misperceptions about the factors leading to success as a student and in the residency match are shockingly common. Our detailed advice, based on evidence from research in the field and experiences with high-performing students, will provide you a strategy for success. How can you identify if you're at risk for a low USMLE score? How can you boost your performance? What study skills separate the top from the average students? How can you choose a research project and advisor that leads to publication? How can you participate in community service and make meaningful contributions? Why is leadership in medical school important? Utilizing a strong combination of evidence-based advice and insider knowledge, this book will provide you the knowledge and guidance you need to achieve success in medical school.
Author: Samir P. Desai
Release Date: 2007
Every year there are medical students that excel in their clinical clerkships while many others remain average performers. What is it that sets apart these top performers from their colleagues? In this book, formerly known as the 101 Biggest Mistakes 3rd Year Medical Students Make and How to Avoid Them, Dr. Samir Desai identifies the mistakes that prevent students from reaching their full potential. These are the very mistakes that the top performers avoid.
This highly practical guide to modern health care professions includes everything you need to gain valuable real-world experience. Encompassing the entire health care system, this trusted resource includes dedicated chapters on more than 20 clinical rotations. In addition to guidance on assisting and observing health care professionals across a wide variety of specialties and settings, the book includes tools and forms to help you plan, document, and assess your clinical experiences. Thoroughly updated to reflect today’s dynamic health care industry, CLINICAL ROTATIONS, Second Edition, includes new content and photos in every chapter, online resources and electronic forms, and additional learning tools to help you transition from career exploration to professional success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Clinical medicine
"First Aid for the Wards draws on the advice and experiences of medical students who were successful on the wards. These "secrets of success" help ease the transition from the controlled environment of the classroom to the fast-paced and active world of the hospital wards. An indispensable guide for wards students, First Aid for the Wards provides descriptions of daily responsibilities on each core rotation as well as commonly used resources for wards survival."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Author: Brian Freeman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2012-08-24
You owe it to yourself to read this book before you choose a medical specialty! The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, 3rd edition delivers a well-researched, insider’s look at the complex issues medical students face when choosing a medical specialty. Supported by first-hand knowledge, useful facts and statistics – plus the author’s personal experience and gut-level reports from current residents -- this unique guide provides everything necessary to compare specialties and make a confident decision. The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, 3rd edition is divided into two sections: Part 1 Planning Your Medical Career delves into the main issues surrounding the choice of your medical specialty. These twelve chapters provide everything you need to begin making this major decision – from how to research each specialty to how to apply for residency. Part 2 Specialty Profiles features chapters devoted to each of the 20 major specialties. It provides important information such as the latest salary information, employment data, and match statistics. Features: An “insider’s look” at different areas of medicine -- with specialty chapters written by physicians just out of residency training Candid and revealing descriptions of each specialty Profiles of the major specialties, including those to which you may have had little exposure, such as radiation oncology A concise, up-to-date guide to the residency application and matching process A chapter with valuable advice to help you maximize your success in obtaining a residency position in each field Updated to include alternative career paths for MDs, such as laboratory science, the military, MD/MBA, and MD/JD
Author: Samir P. Desai
Release Date: 2009
Previously available only as part of the Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine package, the new 3rd edition of the Clinician's Guide to Laboratory Medicine: Pocket is now available alone. Inside, find practical approaches to the interpretation of abnormal lab tests. Includes differential diagnoses, step-by-step approaches, and algorithms, all designed to answer your lab test questions in a flash. This concise, organized guide fits easily in a coat pocket, providing you with the tools necessary to tackle even the most challenging lab tests. See why so many consider it a "must-have" book.
Author: Justin W. Kung
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-03-30
Tips for the Residency Match is a unique guide for medical students applying for residency positions. Packed with hints, tips, and recommendations from both program directors and current residents, Tips for the Residency Match chronologically covers the key information required to excel during the residency application process – from résumé advice and preparing for the interview and beyond. Both insightful and practical, Tips for the Residency Match features a wide spectrum of medical specialties and an extra section for foreign graduates. Tips for the Residency Match is: Uniquely tailored to the needs of those applying for US residency positions Written by leading Residency Directors and current residents in the major specialties Offers unprecedented access to how departmental decisions about the Match are made Boasting expert advice and a wide scope, Tips for the Residency Match is the ideal companion for those applying for residency positions throughout the United States.
Author: Anita D. Taylor
Publisher: Student Doctor Network
Release Date: 2016-09-30
The sixth edition of the seminal reference for premedical and medical students, this guide specialties and sub-specialties approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties, as well as emerging specialties. It includes personal insights from practitioners and questionnaires to allow students to identify the specialties that will suit them best. Also details the full range of clinical and non-clinical practice options, explains how to apply to medical and osteopathic residency programs, what to do if you don't match, and additional residency options.
Simulation facilities are invaluable for training in medicine and clinical education, biomedical engineering and life sciences. They allow the practice of prevention, containment, treatment, and procedure in a risk-free setting. This book is a practical guide and reference to the latest technology, operations and opportunities presented by clinical simulation. It shows how to develop and make efficient use of resources, and provides hands-on information to those tasked with setting up and delivering simulation facilities for medical, clinical and related purposes, and the development and delivery of simulation-based education programs A step-by-step manual to developing successful simulation programs Shows how to design, construct, outfit and run simulation facilities for clinical education and research. The Residency Review Committee of the US Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education has begun requiring residency programs to have simulation as an integral part of their training programs.
Author: William Herring
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2011-04-14
Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics, 2nd Edition, is an image-filled, practical, and clinical introduction to this integral part of the diagnostic process. William Herring, MD, a skilled radiology teacher, masterfully covers everything you need to know to effectively interpret medical images. Learn the latest on ultrasound, MRI, CT, and more, in a time-friendly format with brief, bulleted text and abundant high-quality images. Then ensure your mastery of the material with additional online content, bonus images, and self-assessment exercises at www.studentconsult.com. Identify a wide range of common and uncommon conditions based upon their imaging findings. Quickly grasp the fundamentals you need to know through easy-access bulleted text and more than 700 images. Arrive at diagnoses by following a pattern recognition approach, and logically overcome difficult diagnostic challenges with the aid of decision trees. Learn from the best, as Dr. Herring is both a skilled radiology teacher and the host of his own specialty website, www.learningradiology.com. Easily master the fundamental principles of MRI, ultrasound, and CT with new chapters that cover principles of each modality and the recognition of normal and abnormal findings. Know the basics and be more confident when interpreting diagnostic imaging studies
Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2012-11-22
THE ULTIMATE PRIMER FOR THE CORE CLERKSHIPS, NOW IN FULL COLOR! Everything you need to know to score strong clerkship evaluations Preparation for every core rotation: medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, neurology, psychiatry, and emergency medicine Answers to commonly asked "pimp" questions Hundreds of full-color illustrations clarify essential concepts and improve retention Advice on presenting cases to attendings How-to guides for common procedures High-yield facts on the diagnosis and treatment of common diseases Sample patient notes, clipboard and note-card patient templates Updated student ratings of popular clinical handbooks, review books, reference texts, and electronic products A STUDENT-TO-STUDENT GUIDE TO THE FUNDAMENTALS OF SURVIVING THE WARDS--DON'T START THE CLINICAL YEARS WITHOUT READING THIS BOOK! APPLY THE PROVEN FIRST AID FORMULA FOR CLERKSHIP SUCCESS!
Author: Bruce E. Jarrell
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2003
Designed as a companion volume to the popular NMS Surgery, this newly conceptualized casebook presents a series format of surgical cases that begin with a clinical scenario and go through the decision-making process of patient management step-by-step. Chapter contents are parallel to other surgical texts, yet are organized and closely cross-referenced to NMS Surgery. The book visually corresponds to the NMS text, too, and contains 205 line drawings and 115 tables. This new complementary casebook offers medical students a structured subject review, practice questions, and an opportunity to work through clinical cases.