Case Files Obstetrics and Gynecology Fifth Edition

Author: Eugene Toy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071843799
Release Date: 2016-07-06
Genre: Medical

SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND IMPROVE PATIENT CARE Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files®: Obstetrics & Gynecology provides 60 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in obstetrics and gynecology. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and USMLE®-style review questions to reinforce your learning. With Case Files®, you’ll learn instead of memorize. · Learn from 60 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions · Master key concepts with clinical pearls · Cement your knowledge with 25 new integrated challenge questions · Polish your approach to clinical problem solving and to patient care · Perfect for medical students, physician assistant students, nurse midwife and nurse practitioner students

Case Files Psychiatry Fifth Edition

Author: Eugene C. Toy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071835336
Release Date: 2015-08-22
Genre: Medical

Sixty high-yield psychiatry cases helps students sharpen their diagnostic and problem-solving skills The Case Files series is an award-winning learning system proven to improve shelf-exam scores and clerkship performance. Unlike other books on the market, this series helps students learn in the context of real patients instead of simply memorizing. Case Files Psychiatry teaches students how to improve their diagnostic and problem-solving skills as they work through sixty high-yield clinical cases. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, and USMLE-style review questions with answers. The fifth edition has been updated to include a new Case Correlations feature which highlights differential diagnosis and related cases in the book, and NEW CASES highlighting DSM-V diagnostic entities.

Case Files Internal Medicine Fifth Edition

Author: Eugene C. Toy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071843362
Release Date: 2016-10-06
Genre: Medical

This must-have fifth edition of top-selling Case Files: Internal Medicine is reorganized by topic for easier learning during the clerkship, and is updated to reflect the latest guidelines on diagnosis and treatment of must-know conditions. 60 high-yield cases feature complete discussions, pearls, and USMLE-style review questions to help you excel in the clerkship and earn honors on the shelf-exam. A new Case Correlations feature connects related cases, and 25 challenge questions at the end of the book assess your ability to integrate and apply what you've learned. Features Updated to reflect the guidelines on diagnosis, treatment, and management common conditions you must know for the clerkship 60 realistic internal medicine cases with high-yield discussions aligned clerkship guidelines USMLE-style review questions and clinical pearls accompany each case New Case Correlation boxes connect related cases Challenge Questions assess your ability to integrate and apply your knowledge Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like an experienced doctor

Case Files Surgery Fifth Edition

Author: Terrence Liu
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 1259585220
Release Date: 2016-08-04
Genre: Medical

SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND IMPROVE PATIENT CARE Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files®: Surgery provides 60 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in surgery. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and USMLE®-style review questions to reinforce your learning. With Case Files®, you’ll learn instead of memorize. · Learn from 60 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions · Master key concepts with clinical pearls · Cement your knowledge with 25 new integrated challenge questions · Polish your approach to clinical problem solving and to patient care · Perfect for medical students and physician assistant students

Case Files Surgery Fifth Edition

Author: Eugene C. Toy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259585234
Release Date: 2016-07-22
Genre: Medical

SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND IMPROVE PATIENT CARE Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files®: Surgery provides 60 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in surgery. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and USMLE®-style review questions to reinforce your learning. With Case Files®, you’ll learn instead of memorize. · Learn from 60 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions · Master key concepts with clinical pearls · Cement your knowledge with 25 new integrated challenge questions · Polish your approach to clinical problem solving and to patient care · Perfect for medical students and physician assistant students

Mrs Stone Dr Smellie

Author: Robert Woods
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9781781387528
Release Date: 2015-06-01
Genre: Medical

How did midwives deliver women in the past? What was their understanding of anatomy and physiology? How did they cope with unnatural presentations, haemorrhage, miscarriage and stillbirths, constipation? Were lives being prolonged and risks diminished? Midwifery case notes offer a considerable source of evidence, which, when used with care and imagination, help to tackle these questions. Mrs Stone & Dr Smellie demonstrates this in a fascinating way by analysing the work of two well-known midwives. Sarah Stone's A Complete Practice of Midwifery was published in London in 1737. Mrs Stone had been a midwife in Bridgwater, Taunton and Bristol before moving to London in the late 1730s. Her book collects 43 case notes mainly from her Somerset practice. It is probably unique in providing a female midwife's perspective on childbirth in provincial England in the eighteenth century. Although often mentioned by medical historians, literary scholars have given it most attention by reading it as a feminist text. But A Complete Practice reproduced in full within this book, is a detailed, albeit selective, account of the problems faced by midwifes, what they could do for their women, and how likely they were to succeed. William Smellie (1697-1763) occupies a pivotal position in the history of midwifery, not only in Britain, but also in the wider international community. He published a textbook in 1751 and two collections of case notes in 1754 and 1764. an analysis of the 278 London cases. Woods and Galley offer a 'thick description' of Smellie's practice, the problems he faced, the people he dealt with, how he combined domiciliary clinical practice with advanced instruction, and the way in which he presented his work to a wider community for their enlightenment. Compulsory reading for those working on the history of medicine and midwifery, demography and social history, Mrs Stone and Dr Smellie is an engaging final study by the late internationally-renowned scholar Professor Robert Woods, FBA.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Author: Charles R. B. Beckmann
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781758068
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Established as a standard core textbook for the OB/GYN clerkship, Beckmann's Obstetrics and Gynecology is now in its thoroughly updated Fifth Edition. This edition follows the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics' newest Educational Objectives, which are listed at the front of the book and correlated specifically to each chapter. Over 2,200 up-to-date study questions and answers are included both in the book and on a free bound-in CD-ROM. A new two-color art program makes the illustrations more vivid and effective. Updated coverage includes new material on healthcare for women and medical and surgical conditions of pregnancy.

Essentials of Fetal and Uterine Monitoring Fifth Edition

Author: Michelle Murray, PhD, RNC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826172310
Release Date: 2018-12-21
Genre: Medical

Written for labor and delivery nurses, nurse midwives, and maternal–child and family birth nurses, Essentials of Fetal and Uterine Monitoring, Fifth Edition, expertly presents how to identify fetal well-being and the signs of potential fetal and uterine compromise. An accurate interpretation of fetal heart rate patterns and uterine activity helps to ensure the safest labor and delivery process for mother and baby. Chapters present the best practices for distinguishing normal from abnormal fetal heart rate patterns and uterine activity. Designed in an engaging workbook-style format with step-by-step instruction, this evidence-based resource is for the beginning learner as well as the seasoned professional. Key Features Covers systematic assessment of the pregnant patient Addresses external and internal fetal and maternal monitoring Includes a step-by-step guide to fetal monitoring equipment and procedures Based on peer-reviewed clinically applicable research Contains detailed reproductions of actual fetal monitor tracings Clarifies differences between maternal and fetal heart rate patterns Contains a dedicated section on chronic hypoxia, acute asphyxia, and the nursing role Identifies ineffective actions that can delay timely interventions Sets forth legal issues Provides skill-testing exercises What’s NEW Includes a NEW evidence-based section on normal vs. excessive uterine activity discussing prevention of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy Increased focus on the uterus and the effect of contractions on fetal health. All relevant sections updated to include latest evidence, research, equipment, clinical practice considerations, and interventions.

Human Simulation for Nursing and Health Professions

Author: Linda Wilson, RN, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826106704
Release Date: 2011-10-21
Genre: Medical

"This book could easily become the "go to" text for standardized patient utilization and the backbone for implementation strategies in learning programs...It is a must-have for all disciplines interested in adding the human simulation experience to their programs."--Nursing Education Perspectives "Today there is an explosion in the use of simulation in nursing and health professions education. The contributors to this text are experts in this format of teaching. They are the designers of the learning spaces, the authors of simulation cases and evaluation methods, the experts who program the human patient simulators and who teach the patient actors to enact the clinical scenariosÖI consider this a "handbook" on the design, evaluation and practice of simulation for clinical education. If you are a faculty member with concerns about how your students will make the transition from student to professional, use simulation in your curriculum and learn for yourself that pretending is simulation for life but simulation is pretending for the delivery of exquisite clinical care." Gloria F. Donnelly, PhD, RN, FAAN Dean and Professor Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions Human simulation is changing the face of clinical education in the health professions. Its use has expanded beyond medical school to encompass nursing and mental health clinical education. This comprehensive guide to establishing and managing a human simulation lab has been written by nationally acclaimed simulation experts and is geared for undergraduate, graduate, and professional settings. The text takes the reader step-by-step through the process of planning, organizing, implementing, and maintaining a simulation lab. It describes the required technology, how to train standardized patients, how to implement a simulation, evaluation and analysis of the simulation experience, and how to develop a business plan. The guide details simulation in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs, physician's assistant programs, and mental health education, as well as the use of simulation with critically ill patients, and in perioperative, perianasthesia, women's health, and rehabilitation science settings. Key Features: Offers a blueprint for developing, implementing, and managing a human simulation lab Details use of simulation in numerous nursing and mental health settings along with case studies Provides tools for evaluation and analysis of the simulation experience Presents undergraduate and graduate nursing simulation scenarios and pedagogical strategies Discusses simulation training and required technology Includes templates for writing cases for BSN and MSN levels