Author: Christian de Virgilio
Release Date: 2015-01-10
Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of surgical diseases in one easy to use reference that combines multiple teaching formats. The book begins using a case based approach. The cases presented cover the diseases most commonly encountered on a surgical rotation. The cases are designed to provide the reader with the classic findings on history and physical examination. The case presentation is followed by a series of short questions and answers, designed to provide further understanding of the important aspects of the history, physical examination, differential diagnosis, diagnostic work-up and management, as well as questions that may arise on surgical rounds. Key figures and tables visually reinforce the important elements of the disease process. A brief algorithmic flow chart is provided so the reader can quickly understand the optimal management approach. Two additional special sections further strengthen the student’s comprehension. The first section covers areas of controversy in the diagnosis or management of each disease, and another section discusses pitfalls to avoid, where the inexperienced clinician might get in trouble. The text concludes with a series of multiple choice questions in a surgery shelf/USMLE format with robust explanations. Surgery: A Case Based Clinical Review is based on 20 years of Socratic medical student teaching by a nine-time Golden Apple teaching awardee from the UCLA School of Medicine and will be of great utility for medical students when they rotate on surgery, interns, physician assistant students, nursing students and nurse practitioner students.
Author: Shahrokh C. Bagheri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2013-12-02
With cases reflecting the classic presentation format of each disease process, this book prepares students for patient encounters during their oral and maxillofacial surgery rotations. It also helps residents learn and review "high yield" material that is commonly found in oral and maxillofacial training and on board examinations. It highlights clinical information that is commonly asked during rounds, in the operating room, and during examinations. For each case, it includes an overview of the most common clinical presentation, physical exam findings, diagnostic tools, complications, treatment, and a discussion of any controversial issues that may surround the case. The authors describe Clinical Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as "A little reach for the dental student, right on target for the OMS resident, and a strong refresher for OMS board certification." This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Case-based format prepares students and residents to pass the OMSSAT, with the Table of Contents corresponding to the exam's categories and questions. 95 clinical cases focus on essential information regarding each disease process. Detailed illustrations -- including radiographs and clinical photographs or drawings -- provide a visual guide to conditions, techniques, diagnoses, and key concepts. Contributing authors include recent graduates or senior residents in oral and maxillofacial surgery, so they are fully cognizant of students' and residents' needs as they prepare for cases, exams, and surgical procedures. Complements other Elsevier books such as Peterson: Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Fonseca: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Ward Booth: Maxillofacial Surgery.
Author: Kenneth Goldschneider
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2012-04-26
Through 71 case presentations, Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia covers the field of pediatric anesthesiology with a practical, point-of-care approach. Each concisely written case is organized by introduction, learning objectives, case presentation, discussion, summary, annotated references, and further reading. In a style akin to the oral board examinations, discussions are framed as questions and answers to encourage thorough analysis and understanding by the reader. Key words are highlighted to emphasize important points, and annotated references allow for further exploration of topics. Multiple approaches often exist for the care of children in any given situation, so various options are discussed when appropriate with advantages and disadvantages closely examined. Since questions posed by real-life clinical situations call for active thinking, this case-based book promotes the same evaluation and decision-making skills required of the pediatric anesthesia clinician.
Author: Thomas Andrew Brown
Release Date: 2013
Medicine is still largely taught as an apprenticeship. Not until recently have medical students and physicians been taught to critically examine the evidence base behind medical management decisions. This book is perfect for students, not only because it will help them care for patients during their medicine subinternship rotation, but also because it will provide a valuable resource as they prepare for their end-of-rotation NBME shelf examination. The standard of care is constantly evolving, and the pace of its progress is increasing. A busy clinician has difficulty keeping up with the literature as it reports on the results of clinical trials and current "expert consensus". Evidence-Based Clinical Reasoning in Medicine dissects many of the most controversial medical issues and landmark clinical trials that have and will continue to influence the practice of medicine.
Author: R Dayananda Babu
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
Release Date: 2013-04-30
The second edition of Clinical Surgery Pearls is a question and answer book for postgraduate and undergraduate students. Each chapter focuses on a typical case, beginning with an overview, followed by a checklist for history and physical examination, and diagnostic points for that case. A number of questions with answers reviewing the anatomy, physiology, investigation, differential diagnosis and updated staging and evidence-based management for that case, are then presented. The book is highlighted by numerous flow charts, tables, photographs and illustrations. A separate chapter provides definitions for various clinical terminologies. Key points New edition, question and answer book for students Presents 50 clinical cases with questions and answers Easy to read, understandable format Includes numerous flow charts, tables, photographs and illustrations Separate chapter dedicated to definitions of clinical terminologies Previous edition published in 2010
Author: Phoebe Syme
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2014-01
A case-based guide to challenging cases in anaesthesia and pain management, this book covers the major sub-specialty areas in both fields. It explores selects specific challenging scenarios that are encountered in everyday clinical practice but do not have simple answers.
Author: Manoj Ramachandran
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2011-11-18
This book of over 140 cases is designed for candidates preparing for all surgical examinations, whether at undergraduate, postgraduate or exit examination level. It will demystify and simplify the clinical assessment of surgical cases and provides invaluable advice on how to achieve success. The text includes top tips, acronyms and up-to-date summaries of current practice based on the authors’ personal experience of surgical examinations. Cases are graded in terms of likely appearance in the examinations. Top tips emphasize specific subjects which cause confusion. The text provides advice on the most appropriate time to finish an examination. Examples of the common procedures and props that come up in the skill-based examination format are included. This fully revised Second Edition is now in colour and includes photographs of key manoeuvres performed during specific surgical examination routines Includes a new section on communication skills A new co-author in academic surgery joins the project.
Author: R. Lawrence Moss
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Release Date: 2000
The Only current, problem-based, top-to-bottom overview of pediatric s urgery presented in twenty years. 65 clinical cases, each outlined and illustrated with photographs, x-rays and questions that focuses on th e essentials of appropriate dianostic evaluation, differential diagnos is and surgical or medical management. Four strong authors give a stro ng consistent style to the text and offers CME credits through Standor d's Lucille Salter Packard's Children's Hospital.
Author: Timothy L. Smith
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2012-10-08
The concept of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) has flourished in recent years and it seems that clinicians, more than ever, crave evidence from the medical literature to inform their clinical care decision making. While it is heartening that great volumes of evidence may exist, it is a daunting task to assimilate, critically review, prioritize, grade, and operationalize this crucial information. This volume of Otolaryngologic Clinics attempts to do just that. This book examines Evidence Based Practices on topics of critical importance to otolaryngologists-head and neck surgeons. The evidence has been gathered and is presented by leaders in their respective fields. Topics cover evidence-based practice of: Management of Vertigo, Management of Adult Sensory Neural Hearing Loss, Cochlear Implantation, Reflux in Sinusitus, Balloon Dilation in Otolaryngology, Postoperative Care in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Functional Rhinoplasty, Sublingual Immunotherapy for Allergic Rhinitis, Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Pediatric Tonsillectomy, Management of Vocal Cord Paralysis, Management of Hoarseness, Endoscopic Skull Base Resection for Malignancy, Management of Glottic Cancer, Management of Thyroid Cancer, and Management of N0 Neck.
Author: Judith E. Ritchie
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2018-02
Aligned to the topics within the Intercollegiate Surgical Programme (ISCP) curriculum, this case-based volume covers the common clinical presentations encountered across general surgery. With its clear 'elective' and 'emergency' structure and its question-and-answer format, it offers both a comprehensive overview of general surgical training and evidence-based discussions of specific subspecialties. Oxford Case Histories in General Surgery covers upper gastrointestinal/HPB, colorectal, breast, endocrine and emergency surgery. Each section includes clinically relevant images and detailed descriptions of the radiological and pathological features. The individual case histories outline the key essentials for investigation, diagnosis and management in a wide variety of clinical scenarios. As a part of the Oxford Case Histories series, this book is an important educational tool for those embarking on surgical rotations at final year undergraduate and postgraduate foundation level. It is also an essential reference for the surgical care practitioner and early years core surgical trainee.
Author: Dr. Zu-Hua Gao
Publisher: Brush Education
Release Date: 2013-09-30
More cases = more success on your exam When you take your clinical skills exam, every case you know counts. Prepare quickly and efficiently for your clinical exam with the updated third edition of this bestselling OSCE study guide. Written by Canadian doctors, Clinical Skills Review presents 134 cases based on scenarios you’ll encounter on the MCCQE II and CFPC certification exams. An essential resource for Canadian medical students and international medical graduates seeking a licence to practise medicine in Canada, Clinical Skills Review is also a valuable supplemental guide for the USMLE Step 2 CS. Features of the new edition include: Comprehensive coverage of typical clinical situations. A systematic approach to clinical skills. Indexes of cases and medical abbreviations for easy reference. Time-tested mnemonics to help you excel on the exam. Aids for group study, since practice is the best way to prepare. Cases organized by categories found on the MCCQE II: Medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, preventive medicine and community health, psychiatry and neurology, and surgery.
Author: Philip F. Stahel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2017-10-06
Put patient safety at the center of your surgical protocol—with this essential case-based guide Despite many advances in the practice of surgery, surgical complications continue to cause significant patient morbidity and mortality. Now more than ever, it is the responsibility of every surgeon to take the lead in understanding and mitigating complications and adverse events. Surgical Patient Safety: A Case-based Approach is your blueprint for putting this goal within reach. This timely resource gives you all the insights needed to effectively manage patient safety, covering everything from sharpening communication skills to establishing shared decision-making with patients and their families. Supplementing this important content are numerous case-based examples and exercises, supported by color illustrations, tables, figures, radiographs, and algorithms. Taken as a whole, this new textbook represents a one-stop, hands-on patient safety primer that no other sourcebook can match. Surgical Patient Safety represents a vital call to action—one designed to inspire a physician-driven initiative fostering a global culture of patient safety. Features • The latest practical patient safety tools for surgeons in training, including surgical safety checklists, intraoperative “rescue” strategies, and the global implementation of new regulatory compliance guidelines • Case-based scenarios examining technical challenges and bail-out options in the operating room • Bulleted “pearls and pitfalls” that take you through the decision-making process for diagnostic work up and revision of specific complications • Insights from renowned experts that explain how to handle malpractice lawsuits; navigate the modern dangers of electronic health records; apply the pragmatic “IKEA approach” for patient advocacy; and much more • A must-read for all practicing surgeons, independent of the surgical subspecialty
Author: Nadeem Karimbux
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-09-23
Wiley-Blackwell's "Clinical Cases" series is designed to recognize the centrality of clinical cases to the profession by providing actual cases with an academic backbone. Clinical Cases in Periodontics describes the core principles of periodontics and demonstrates their practical, every-day application through a range of representative cases building from the simple to the complex and from the common to the rare. This unique approach supports the new trend in case-based and problem-based learning, thoroughly covering topics ranging from infant oral health to complex pulp therapy. Highly illustrated in full color, Clinical Cases in Periodontics utilizes a format that fosters independent learning and prepares the reader for case-based examinations. The book presents actual clinical cases, accompanied by academic commentary, that question and educate the reader about essential topics in periodontics. The book begins with a set of cases illustrating the most common diagnoses and the key decisions and evaluations leading up to them. Subsequent chapters continue in this style, presenting exemplary cases as the basis of discussing various treatment options including surgical and non-surgical treatment, regenerative therapy, mucogingival therapy, and interdisciplinary treatments. Concluding chapters cover implant site development and general prevention of such periodontal diseases. Clinical Cases in Periodontics's case-based format is particularly useful for pre-doctoral dental students, post-graduate residents and practitioners, both as a textbook from which to learn about the challenging and absorbing nature of periodontology, and also as a reference tool to help with treatment planning when complex cases present in the dental office.