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.

Swanson s Family Medicine Review

Author: Alfred F. Tallia
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455723140
Release Date: 2012-08-28
Genre: Medical

Swanson's Family Medicine Review efficiently summarizes all the latest know-how in primary care and family medicine practice, giving you the assistance you need to maximize your preparation for the ABFM exam. The case histories and review questions in this best-selling family medicine review book test your knowledge of the latest diagnostic methods, medications, and management techniques, ensuring you'll be fully prepared to land the best score. Study with Swanson's Family Medicine Review, the most effective review tool available! Confidently prepare for the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) exam with Swanson's Family Medicine Review! Stay up-to-date in the area of treatment and management with enhanced discussions throughout. Be familiar with the most current developments and information in family medicine with this all-around review of the specialty, ideal for nurses and PAs! Assess your mastery of the latest diagnostic methods and management techniques through hundreds of questions and dozens of cases, newly updated to reflect the most current developments in practice. Browse the full text, review questions, images, and tips for passing the exam online at www.expertconsult.com. Earn up to 89 hours of AMA Category 1 Physician's Recognition Award CME Credit online through Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Access the text clearly on any device with a new eReader-compatible design.

Swanson s Family Medicine Review

Author: Alfred F. Tallia
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323076098
Release Date: 2008-12-05
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly revised and updated, the all-time best-selling, most complete family medicine board review guide continues to be the resource of choice for anyone preparing to take the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) examination. This 6th edition features dozens of new cases and hundreds of new questions that assess your knowledge of the latest diagnostic methods, medications, and management techniques, two new authors, two entirely new sections, many new chapters, increased Category 1 CME credits, and more. It's simply the best way to keep absolutely up to date on all concepts relevant to primary care and family medicine practice. It’s also the only ABFM review text that mimics the actual format of the exam, making it the most effective review tool available for passing boards. Features two new editors who provide fresh input on the questions and topics and ensure accuracy. Incorporates dozens of new cases and hundreds of new questions that assess your mastery of the latest diagnostic methods, medications, and management techniques. Includes revised sections: "Family, Community, and Population Health" and "Communications" that test you on the hottest issues in family medicine. Provides enhanced discussions throughout on over-the-counter medications, keeping you current on the latest in that arena. Allows you to earn up to 89 hours of AMA Category 1 Physician’s Recognition Award CME Credit.

Swanson s Family Practice Review

Author: Alfred F. Tallia
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0323030009
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Whether preparing for certification or recertification, users will find the most comprehensive and practical guidance for success in preparation for the American Board of Family Practice (ABFB) or SPEX examination. Features more than 2100 board-style questions, case-based organization and up to 77.5 hours of Category 1 CME credit available from Kaplan Medicine.

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 Medicine Certification Review

Author: Martin S. Lipsky
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1405105054
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

Written by family physicians, this book is a comprehensive question-and-answer review for the American Board of Family Medicine certification and recertification exams. Questions match the content, complexity, and type of questions on the exam, and fifty clinical set problems—a major portion of the exam—are included. This edition's questions and answers have been completely updated, e.g., questions on hypertension and lipids draw on JNC-VII and ATP-III guidelines. Numerous new tables and charts provide relevant information in a concise, convenient manner. This book is also a valuable study aid for USMLE Step 3 and for physician assistant and nurse practitioner licensure exams.

First Aid for the Family Medicine Boards Second Edition

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071739542
Release Date: 2012-05-06
Genre: Medical

THE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO ACING THE FAMILY MEDICINE BOARDS--WRITTEN BY PHYSICIANS WHO PASSED Apply the proven First Aid formula for exam success! Features: A complete one-stop review of the most frequently tested topics NEW full-color design NEW integrated vignette Q&As prepare you for what you will see on exam day Insider tips and study strategies for outstanding performance Hundreds of high-yield tables, diagrams, and illustrations Key facts in the margins reinforce must-know information Mnemonics make learning and memorization fast, fun, and easy Great as a refresher for recertification

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

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

The Green Foods Bible

Author: David Sandoval
Publisher: SCB Distributors
ISBN: 9781893910447
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Cooking

The definitive guide to green superfoods by one of the world's leading green foods authorities. Sandoval studied under the tutelage of the famous wheatgrass pioneer Ann Wigmore, and ever since, it has been his life's passion to help people feel better, live longer, and increase their quality of life with the aid of whole foods. Learn how you can increase your energy, boost your overall health and overcome many illnesses with super green foods like barley grass, wheatgrass, kamut, chlorella, spirulina and others.

Brain Architecture Understanding the Basic Plan

Author: and Director NIBS Neuroscience Program University of Southern California Larry W. Swanson Milo Don and Lucille Appleman Professor of Biological Sciences
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198026464
Release Date: 2002-10-23
Genre: Medical

Depending on your point of view the brain is an organ, a machine, a biological computer, or simply the most important component of the nervous system. How does it work as a whole? What are its major parts and how are they interconnected to generate thinking, feelings, and behavior? This book surveys 2,500 years of scientific thinking about these profoundly important questions from the perspective of fundamental architectural principles, and then proposes a new model for the basic plan of neural systems organization based on an explosion of structural data emerging from the neuroanatomy revolution of the 1970's. The importance of a balance between theoretical and experimental morphology is stressed throughout the book. Great advances in understanding the brain's basic plan have come especially from two traditional lines of biological thought-- evolution and embryology, because each begins with the simple and progresses to the more complex. Understanding the organization of brain circuits, which contain thousands of links or pathways, is much more difficult. It is argued here that a four-system network model can explain the structure-function organization of the brain. Possible relationships between neural networks and gene networks revealed by the human genome project are explored in the final chapter. The book is written in clear and sparkling prose, and it is profusely illustrated. It is designed to be read by anyone with an interest in the basic organization of the brain, from neuroscience to philosophy to computer science to molecular biology. It is suitable for use in neuroscience core courses because it presents basic principles of the structure of the nervous system in a systematic way.

Bratton s Family Medicine Board Review

Author: Robert A. Baldor
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469887296
Release Date: 2014-04-09
Genre: Medical

Prepare for your ABFM boards - find your weak spots and eliminate them now! Handy in print and as an eBook, Bratton’s Family Medicine Board Review is the essential practice test for those facing the ABFM exams. Opening with the basic requirements of the ABFM Board certification process, it provides crucial background information on all three AFBM exams and their formats, describes a typical exam day, and offers excellent test-taking advice—taking the mystery out of the exam process.

Going for the Record

Author: Julie A. Swanson
Publisher: Eerdmans Young Readers
ISBN: 0802852734
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Seventeen-year-old Leah's chance to make the national soccer team does not seem so important when she learns that her father has cancer and may only have months to live.

Banking on the Body

Author: Kara W. Swanson
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674281431
Release Date: 2014-05-12
Genre: History

Each year Americans supply blood, sperm, and breast milk to "banks" that store these products for use by strangers in medical procedures. Who gives, who receives, who profits? Kara Swanson traces body banks from the first experiments that discovered therapeutic uses for body products to current websites that facilitate a thriving global exchange.

The Warmth of Other Suns

Author: Isabel Wilkerson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780679604075
Release Date: 2010-09-07
Genre: History

One of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America. Wilkerson compares this epic migration to the migrations of other peoples in history. She interviewed more than a thousand people, and gained access to new data and official records, to write this definitive and vividly dramatic account of how these American journeys unfolded, altering our cities, our country, and ourselves. With stunning historical detail, Wilkerson tells this story through the lives of three unique individuals: Ida Mae Gladney, who in 1937 left sharecropping and prejudice in Mississippi for Chicago, where she achieved quiet blue-collar success and, in old age, voted for Barack Obama when he ran for an Illinois Senate seat; sharp and quick-tempered George Starling, who in 1945 fled Florida for Harlem, where he endangered his job fighting for civil rights, saw his family fall, and finally found peace in God; and Robert Foster, who left Louisiana in 1953 to pursue a medical career, the personal physician to Ray Charles as part of a glitteringly successful medical career, which allowed him to purchase a grand home where he often threw exuberant parties. Wilkerson brilliantly captures their first treacherous and exhausting cross-country trips by car and train and their new lives in colonies that grew into ghettos, as well as how they changed these cities with southern food, faith, and culture and improved them with discipline, drive, and hard work. Both a riveting microcosm and a major assessment, The Warmth of Other Suns is a bold, remarkable, and riveting work, a superb account of an “unrecognized immigration” within our own land. Through the breadth of its narrative, the beauty of the writing, the depth of its research, and the fullness of the people and lives portrayed herein, this book is destined to become a classic. From the Hardcover edition.