First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Oral Boards, Second Edition

Author: David S Howes,Tyson Pillow,James Ahn,John Dayton,Nestor Rodriguez,Janis Tupesis

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

ISBN: 9780071839853

Category: Medical

Page: 896

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Comprehensive text and fifty cases provide everything needed to ace the Emergency Medicine Oral Boards! This unique exam prep is the first resource to specifically address every key requirement for emergency medicine oral board success: basic exam preparation, managing information; understanding basic principles of care management; and avoiding specific pitfalls. Readers will find a detailed description of the exam, including format, scoring, what to expect on exam day, content, recommended study plan, preparation advice, and additional resources. The text is enhanced by fifty cases, along with the actual dialog that could and should occur during patient simulation – plus images and lab results test takers must be familiar with. • NEW TO THIS EDITION: All of the fifty cases are completely new • A complete review of basic management skills, including airway management, shock, trauma, common procedures, and more • Tips and pearls on what to say, order, and do • Diagnostic and management algorithms by chief complaint (including pediatric) -- everything from abdominal pain to weakness
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First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Boards 2/E

Author: Barbara K. Blok,Dickson S. Cheung,Timothy F. Platts-Mills

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071769285

Category: Medical

Page: 976

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The insider's guide to emergency medicine board success First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Boards, 2e is a concise review of every topic found on the emergency medicine written board examination. The book is a collection of hundreds of frequently tested, high-yield facts and visual aids based on the most recently administered in-service and board exams. Features Full-color insert with must-know clinical images Written by residents and ER doctors who passed the exam A chapter on how to prepare for the exam provides valuable test-taking advice
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First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship, Third Edition

Author: Latha Ganti,Matthew S. Kaufman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071741309

Category: Medical

Page: 537

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The emergency medicine clerkship survival guide in the super-effective First Aid format Written by students who just completed their clerkship First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship is a comprehensive high-yield review based on the clerkship's core competencies. Written by students who just completed their clerkship and reviewed by faculty to ensure relevance and accuracy, the book covers everything students must know to do well in the ED and ace the emergency medicine shelf exam. New features include mini-cases integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions and 8 pages of full color images. Features Hundreds of frequently tested high-yield facts from emergency medicine in-service exams, shelf exams, and the USMLE Step 2 give you the edge on exam day Mnemonics, diagrams, and illustrations help you recall must-know concepts Insider tips for outstanding performance from students who excelled Ward Tips arm you with answers to common "pimp" questions Classifieds direct you to high-yield websites, scholarships, and extracurricular activities and publishing opportunities Typical Scenario and Exam Tip study boxes prepare you for exam questions NEW mini-cases highlight classic patient presentations and frequently tested cases The content you need to excel on the clerkship: Section I: How to Succeed in the EM Clerkship; Section II: High-Yield Facts; Resuscitation; Diagnostics; Trauma; Neurologic Emergencies; Head and Neck Emergencies; Respiratory Emergencies; Cardiovascular Emergencies; GI Emergencies; Renal and GU Emergencies; Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies; Gynecologic Emergencies; OB Emergencies; Musculoskeletal Emergencies; Endocrine Emergencies; Dermatologic Emergencies; Procedures; Emergency Toxicology; Environmental Emergencies; Ethics, Medico-legal Issues, and EBM; Section III: Classified
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First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship, Third Edition

Author: Latha Ganti,Matthew S. Kaufman,Muhammad Waseem

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071712996

Category: Medical

Page: 607

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The pediatrics clerkship survival guide written by students who aced the clerkship. This powerful review for the pediatrics clerkship provides medical students taking required rotations with a single, concise, high-yield resource for excelling on the boards and wards. Hundreds of high-yield facts--written by students and based on the clerkship's core competencies--review everything students need to know for the clerkship. Margin notes highlight common exam and "pimp" questions to really help students shine. New to this edition, mini-cases are integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions. A section of "classifieds" include scholarship and award opportunities. A new color insert contains 4 pages of full color images to amplify the text. Features High-yield yet comprehensive review for the pediatrics clerkship based on the clerkship's core competencies Written by students who just completed the clerkship NEW: Integrated mini-cases add clinical relevance and prepare students for questions they will see on the shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 CK Exam tips and wards tips in the margins help students shine Edited by a pediatrician and reviewed by top faculty to ensure relevance and accuracy The content you need to excel on the pediatric clerkship: Section I: How to Succeed in the Pediatrics Clerkship; Section II: High-Yield Facts, Gestation and Birth, Prematurity, Growth and Development, Nutrition, Health Supervision and Prevention of Injury and Illness in the Well Child, Congenital Malformations and Chromosomal, Anomalies, Metabolic Disease, Immunologic Disease, ID, GI Disease, Respiratory Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Renal, Gynecologic, and Urinary Disease, Hematologic Disease, Endocrine Disease, Neurologic Disease, ENT, Musculoskeletal Disease, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Section III: Awards and Opportunities, Color Image Section
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Das ICU-Buch

Praktische Intensivmedizin

Author: Paul L. Marino,Götz Geldner,Tilmann Müller-Wolff

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437170325

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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Ob Weiterbildungsassistent auf der Intensivstation oder erfahrener Arzt: das ICU-Buch - Praktische Intensivmedizin macht es Ihnen leicht, die oft sehr komplexen Vorgänge bei z.T. multimorbiden Patienten zu verstehen, die richtigen Prioritäten zu setzen und begründete diagnostische und therapeutische Entscheidungen zu treffen. Das Buch spannt den Bogen von der Physiologie über gebräuchliche Arbeitstechniken bis hin zu konkreten und klinisch begründeten Behandlungskonzepten bei speziellen Erkrankungen. Detaillierte Diagnostik und differenzierte Therapie werden problemorientiert dargestellt Die Interdisziplinäre Herangehensweise wird den oft vielschichtigen Erkrankungen gerecht Neu in der 5. Auflage: Komplett überarbeitet und aktualisiert unter Betonung neu erschienener Übersichtsartikel und klinischer Leitlinien 5 zusätzliche Kapitel: Gefäßkatheter, Berufsbedingte Expositionen, Alternative Beatmungsverfahren, Pankreatitis und Leberinsuffizienz sowie Nichtmedikamentöse Toxidrome Komplett in Farbe - das macht das Buch maximal lesefreundlich „Resümee" für die Praxis am Kapitelende unterstützt Sie bei der Umsetzung im Klinikalltag 246 neue Abbildungen und 199 neue Tabellen visualisieren die Inhalte und zeigen Ihnen alles Wichtige auf einen Blick Inhalte adaptiert entsprechend deutscher und europäischer Leitlinien/Empfehlungen sowie gesetzlicher Vorgaben
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First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Second Edition

Author: Tao Le,Elizabeth Halvorson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071629263

Category: Medical

Page: 543

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344 cases give you the edge you need to ace the USMLE Step 2 CK! This powerful casebook is packed with 344 exam-type clinical cases that teach you how to work through questions on the exam. Completedly updated based on student feedback, it includes active-recall questions and answers that reinforce key concepts. 344 high-yield cases--94 NEW!--written by students who aced the exam Cases emphasize board-relevant diseases and concepts Open-ended active recall questions and answers teach you to work through cases and reinformce must-know facts and concepts Two-column format for easy self-quizzing 100+ images, diagrams, and tables complement the cases Organized the same ways as First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK and First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 2 CK to facilitate parallel study
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Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Illustrated

Author: Yasuharu Okuda,Bret P. Nelson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139481215

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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The accreditation process for emergency medicine in the United States is considered one of the most difficult among all medical specialties, with residents required to pass both a written and oral examination to gain certification. This book allows the reader to apply a case-based interactive approach to studying for the oral board examination, while also providing an excellent introduction to the field. Featuring more than 100 cases derived from the Model of Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine, with an emphasis on EKGs, CT scans, X-rays, and ultrasounds, this book is a model resource for the practising emergency medicine resident. The reader can easily practise cases alone or with a partner and can follow up with key points of critical actions, clinical pearls, and references. The appendix is loaded with high-yield information on subjects emphasized in the oral board examination, such as pediatric, cardiovascular, traumatic, and toxicologic disorders. This book truly allows the reader to feel actively immersed in the case.
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Medicine for the Outdoors

The Essential Guide to Emergency Medical Procedures and First Aid

Author: Paul S. Auerbach

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323078729

Category: Medical

Page: 535

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Named a top 10 medical title in 2009 by the Wall Street Journal. Since 1986, Medicine for the Outdoors has been hailed as the definitive take-along manual on the subject. Packed with step-by-step instructions, how-to explanations, and practical approaches to outdoor and wilderness emergencies, it tells you the best ways to respond to just about any medical problem when help is miles or days away. Author Paul S. Auerbach, MD, MS, FACEP, FAWM, is recognized as one of the world's leading authorities on wilderness medicine. This 5th edition features major updates to bring you the latest on emerging infectious diseases...the most current drug and dosage information...an increased emphasis on making do with the materials at hand...and much more. Logically organized, easy to reference, and simple to understand, Medicine for the Outdoors may literally save your life. When you're venturing into mountains, deserts, forests, jungles, or out to sea, it belongs in your duffel or backpack! Provides the most diverse and comprehensive coverage of medical conditions related to the outdoors. Offers logical and complete explanations of every topic. Includes numerous drawings and instructions to enhance your understanding of the descriptive material. Contains recommendations for injury and illness prevention. Features a comprehensive index that helps you locate answers quickly. Offers an increased emphasis on making do with the materials at hand (like using a fanny pack as a cervical collar). Presents the latest guidance on dangerous infections like methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), avian flu, and West Nile virus. Offers current and accurate drug and dosage information via careful updates throughout. Provides new safety recommendations on avalanches, forest fires, bear attacks, and more. Demonstrates how to apply various bandages and splints with the aid of brand-new drawings.
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Die Zwillingsschwestern

Roman

Author: Judith Michael

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3105613668

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Einmal das Leben einer anderen leben – und wäre es auch nur für ein paar Stunden oder Tage! Welche Frau hätte sich solch ein Spiel mit vertauschten Rollen nicht schon irgendwann gewünscht. Die Zwillingsschwestern Sabrina und Stephanie wagen es, den Wunschtraum in die Wirklichkeit umzusetzen. Denn äußerlich sind sie sich so ähnlich, daß sie glauben, das kleine Intermezzo unerkannt durchhalten zu können. Doch innerlich sind die Schwestern zu verschieden, als daß sich ihr Spiel im voraus genau inszenieren ließe. Was sie sehr bald erkennen müssen, als das Leben selber die Regie übernimmt ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)
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Emergency Medicine

Pearls of Wisdom : Written Board Review

Author: Dwight Collman,Scott H. Plantz,Jonathan Adler

Publisher: Boston Medical Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9781584090229

Category: Medical

Page: 395

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The primary intent of this book is to serve as a study aid to improve performance on the EM Written Boards/Recertification or EM Inservice Exam. To achieve this goal the text is written in rapid-fire question/answer format. Misleading or confusing 'foils' are not provided. This eliminates the risk of erroneously assimilating an incorrect piece of information that made a big impression. Questions themselves often contain a pearl intended to be reinforced in association with the question/answer. Additional hooks are often attached to the answer in various forms including mnemonics, evoked visual imagery, repetition and humour. Additional information not requested in the question may be included in the answer. The structure and content of this new edition has been enhanced significantly. The first half of the text is presented in descending order of relative importance on the EM board exam. Information presented in the Pearls Topics sections is mostly limited to straightforward and more basic facts. The second section of the book consists of random pearls -- questions grouped into small clusters by topic presented in no particular order.
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USMLE Images for the Boards

A Comprehensive Image-Based Review

Author: Amber S. Tully,James S. Studdiford

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733482

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 3380

Stay on top of USMLE steps 1,2,3 preparation with USMLE Images for the Boards: A Comprehensive Image-Based Review, the first comprehensive image-based review aid available! This high-yield medical textbook will help you identify and interpret the images you’re likely to see on the exam, allowing you to approach the boards with confidence and land the best score. Optimize your visual diagnostic skills with the only review tool that focuses on image interpretation in a standardized-testing environment and provides evidence-based data governing the selection of imaging modalities for a particular disease. Prepare for all steps of the USMLE with 300 full-color medical images, including: EKGs, plain film/CT/MRI radiology, pathology slides, gross tissue specimens, and images depicting commonly tested diseases encountered within the fields of ophthalmology, urology, internal medicine, OB/GYN, pediatrics, orthopedics, and ENT. Retain all the necessary information and evaluate your understanding thanks to an easy-to-follow format and challenging board-style review questions with high-yield explanations.
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Tactical Emergency Medicine

Author: Richard B. Schwartz,John G. McManus,Raymond E. Swienton

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781773324

Category: Medical

Page: 319

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This brief, practical text covers all aspects of tactical emergency medicine—the practice of emergency medicine in the field, rather than at the hospital, during disasters, police or military conflicts, mass events, and community incidents. Key topics covered include hostage survival, insertion and extraction techniques, continuum of force, medical support, planning and triage, medical evaluation in the incident zone, care in custody, medical control of incident site, decontamination, community communication, and more. Boxed definitions, case scenarios, and treatment algorithms are included. The concluding chapter presents "real world" scenarios to run tactical teams through and lists recommended training programs and continuing education.
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Mosby's Review Questions for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination - E-Book

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323226310

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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Offering the most realistic NBDHE review and practice available, Mosby's Review Questions for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination includes both a print book and companion website to prepare you for exam success. In the book, you’ll review with more than 1,250 Component A practice questions — with each answer including a rationale for both correct and incorrect answer options. Online, you can review the same questions plus an additional 420 case-based items related to Component B in 1) practice mode or 2) timed, exam-simulation mode with randomized tests that match the number and distribution of questions on the NBDHE. From a team of dental hygiene experts including lead editor Barbara Bennett, this Q&A resource is an excellent supplement to any NBDHE content review book! More than 1,680 multiple-choice questions provide comprehensive practice spanning the entire NBDHE, with 1,250+ items relating to Component A — more than six times the number of questions on the actual exam! — and 420 case-based questions related to Component B. Rationales accompany each question, fully explaining why each answer choice is either correct or incorrect and thus serving as secondary content review. Distribution of questions matches each category on the NBDHE test specifications, ensuring that you have adequate practice for each content area. An Evolve companion website includes all 1,250+ questions from the book plus additional case studies with color images and accompanying questions, available either in practice mode with instant feedback or in exam-simulation format with results and feedback provided at the end of the exam. A test creator and timer on Evolve generates NBDHE-style tests that mimic the number and distribution of questions on the NBDHE and also provides realistic practice with time management during the exam. 16 detailed case studies on Evolve, each of which includes a patient medical/dental history, completed periodontal chart, oral radiographs, clinical photographs, and 20-35 multiple-choice questions for patients in the five main categories covered on the NBDHE (adult periodontitis, pediatric, geriatric, special needs, and medically compromised). References to text sources make it easy to review or find more information on specific topics.
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Rosen's Emergency Medicine - Concepts and Clinical Practice E-Book

Author: John Marx,Ron Walls,Robert Hockberger

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455749877

Category: Medical

Page: 2808

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Rely on Rosen's Emergency Medicine for the latest answers on every facet of emergency medicine practice. For decades, this medical reference book has set the standard in emergency medicine, offering unparalleled comprehensiveness, clarity, and authority - to help you put the latest and best knowledge to work for your patients in the ER. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Practice confidently with easily actionable, dependable guidance on the entire breadth of emergency medicine topics. Get expert guidance on how to approach specific clinical presentations in the ER. The "Cardinal Presentations Section" provides quick and easy reference to differential diagnosis and directed testing for fever in the adult patient; dizziness and vertigo; chest pain; and over 20 other frequently seen presentations in the emergency department. Effectively apply the newest emergency medicine techniques and approaches, including evidence-based therapies for shock; high-cost imaging; evaluation and resuscitation of the trauma patient; cardiovascular emergencies; evaluation and risk stratification for transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients; and much more. Locate the answers you need quickly thanks to a user-friendly, full-color design, complete with more illustrations than ever before. Access the complete contents on the go from your laptop or mobile device at Expert Consult, fully searchable, with links to PubMed.
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First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Second Edition

Author: Tao Le,Kristen Vierregger

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071629300

Category: Medical

Page: 741

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The high-yield questions you need to prepare for the USMLE Step 2 CK! Prepare to ace the USMLE Step 2 CK with First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 2 CK. The new second edition of this student-proven book features 1000 board-style questions along with easy to navigate, high-yield explanations of correct and incorrect answers. You'll also find hundreds of valuable images, diagrams, and tables. The book is correlated with First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK and First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 2 CK for the ultimate review package! Features: 1000 board-style questions and answers from the top-rated USMLERx Qmax Step 2 CK Test Bank Concise, yet complete, explanations for both correct and incorrect answers –- with letter options in boldface for at-a-glance review One complete practice test -- 8 full-length test blocks -- simulate the exam experience Hundreds of high-yield images, diagrams, and tables Organized the same way as First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK so you can simultaneously study from both books
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The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual E-Book

Author: Christopher A. Sanford,Elaine C. Jong

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437710697

Category: Medical

Page: 688

View: 6768

Prevent, evaluate, and manage diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries with The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual. This pragmatic, pocket-sized resource equips medical providers with the knowledge they need to offer effective aid, covering key topics in pre- and post-travel medicine, caring for immigrants and refugees, and working in low-resource settings. It's also the perfect source for travelers seeking quick, easy access to the latest travel medicine information. Dynamic images illustrate key concepts for an enhanced visual understanding. Evidence-based treatment recommendations enable you to manage diseases confidently. Pocket-sized format provides access to need-to-know information quickly and easily. Highlights new evidence and content surrounding mental health and traveling. Covers emerging hot topics such as Ebola virus disease, viral hemorrhagic fevers, the role of point-of-care testing in travel medicine, and antibiotic-resistant bacteria in returning travelers and students traveling abroad. Includes an enhanced drug appendix in the back of the book.
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