Cutaneous Cryosurgery, Fourth Edition

Author: Richard P. Usatine,Daniel L. Stulberg,Graham B. Colver

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482214733

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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Cutaneous Cryosurgery is an invaluable practical guide for the management of benign, premalignant, and malignant skin lesions. The book provides practitioners with all the information needed to add cryosurgery to their surgical repertoire. For practitioners already using cryosurgery, many pearls are provided to expand the use of cryosurgery for new indications along with helpful tips for the use of cutting-edge cryosurgical equipment. This new edition of an established reference uses an evidence-based approach, including a chapter reviewing the evidence for using cryosurgery to treat viral warts, actinic keratosis, and basal cell carcinoma. It also discusses patient consent, aftercare, side effects, and complications. In addition, the book reviews other low-temperature systems used for therapeutic tissue destruction. With nearly 300 clinical color photographs, the book is an outstanding resource for dermatologists, family physicians, other primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, podiatrists, plastic surgeons, head and neck surgeons, and oculoplastic surgeons alike.

Cutaneous Cryosurgery, Fourth Edition

Author: Richard P. Usatine,Daniel L. Stulberg,Graham B. Colver

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482214768

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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Cutaneous Cryosurgery is an invaluable practical guide for the management of benign, premalignant, and malignant skin lesions. The book provides practitioners with all the information needed to add cryosurgery to their surgical repertoire. For practitioners already using cryosurgery, many pearls are provided to expand the use of cryosurgery for new indications along with helpful tips for the use of cutting-edge cryosurgical equipment. This new edition of an established reference uses an evidence-based approach, including a chapter reviewing the evidence for using cryosurgery to treat viral warts, actinic keratosis, and basal cell carcinoma. It also discusses patient consent, aftercare, side effects, and complications. In addition, the book reviews other low-temperature systems used for therapeutic tissue destruction. With nearly 300 clinical color photographs, the book is an outstanding resource for dermatologists, family physicians, other primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, podiatrists, plastic surgeons, head and neck surgeons, and oculoplastic surgeons alike.

Clinical Oncology Fourth Edition

Basic Principles and Practice

Author: Anthony J Neal,Peter J Hoskin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0340972939

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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A clear and comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of clinical oncology, for medical undergraduates and clinicians who want to increase their understanding of the challenges of managing patients with cancer. Including questions for self assessment by the same authors, the reader can learn and test themselves on all aspects of cancer medicine, from epidemiology, aetiology, pathogenesis and presentation, through to diagnosis, staging, management and prognosis.

Family Practice Guidelines, Fourth Edition

Author: Jill C. Cash, MSN, APN, FNP-BC,Cheryl A. Glass, MSN, WHNP, RN-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826177123

Category: Medical

Page: 1064

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This bible of family practice for primary care students and clinicians provides current national practice guidelines for professional standards of care across the life span. Concise and clearly organized, the resource features detailed, step-by-step instructions for physical examinations and diagnostic testing in the outpatient setting, information on health promotion, care guidelines, dietary information, information on culturally responsive care, patient resources, and abundant patient education handouts. This fourth edition is updated to include new evidence-based guidelines for rheumatology, public health (featuring updated information on substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, and lesbian health), the sports physical exam and interventions, endocrinology, new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for health maintenance, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) assessment and management, restless legs syndrome, sexual dysfunction treatment, and psychiatric disorders. Several new and updated Patient Teaching Guides--with printable education points--add to the book's outstanding utility as a thorough and reliable clinical resource. Each of the 268 diagnoses includes definition, incidence, pathogenesis, predisposing factors, common complaints, signs/symptoms, subjective data, physical exam and diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, and a care plan. New to the Fourth Edition: New and updated guidelines for: -Rheumatology: polymyalgia rheumatica, Sjogren's syndrome, psoriatic arthropathy, pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate), ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis, Raynaud's syndrome -Public Health: substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, lesbian health -Sports Exam: assessment and treatment -CDC recommendations: vaccine and cancer screening -Endocrinology: diabetes management and new Food and Drug Administration--approved medications -The latest ACC & AHA Guidelines for Hypertension (2017) -Neurology: PTSD and restless legs syndrome management -Sexual dysfunction -Bipolar and other behavioral health disorders New and updated Patient Teaching Guides Key Features: Presents information for 268 disorders in consistent format for ease of use Highlights key considerations with Practice Pointers Provides individual care points for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patients Includes 138 printable Patient Teaching Guides Offers 18 procedure guidelines and routine health maintenance guidelines

Family Practice Guidelines, Fourth Edition

Author: Jill C. Cash, MSN, APN, FNP-BC,Cheryl A. Glass, MSN, WHNP, RN-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826153518

Category: Medical

Page: 1064

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Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. This bible of family practice for primary care students and clinicians provides current national practice guidelines for professional standards of care across the life span. Concise and clearly organized, the resource features detailed, step-by-step instructions for physical examinations and diagnostic testing in the outpatient setting, information on health promotion, care guidelines, dietary information, information on culturally responsive care, patient resources, and abundant patient education handouts. This fourth edition is updated to include new evidence-based guidelines for rheumatology, public health (featuring updated information on substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, and lesbian health), the sports physical exam and interventions, endocrinology, new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for health maintenance, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) assessment and management, restless legs syndrome, sexual dysfunction treatment, and psychiatric disorders. Several new and updated Patient Teaching Guides--with printable education points--add to the book's outstanding utility as a thorough and reliable clinical resource. Each of the 268 diagnoses includes defi nition, incidence, pathogenesis, predisposing factors, common complaints, signs/symptoms, subjective data, physical exam and diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, and a care plan. New to the Fourth Edition: New and updated guidelines for: - Rheumatology: polymyalgia rheumatica, Sjögren’s syndrome, psoriatic arthropathy, pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate), ankylosing spondolitis, reactive arthritis, Raynaud's syndrome - Public Health: substance abuse, violence, obesity, homelessness, lesbian health - Sports Exam: assessment and treatment - CDC recommendations: vaccine and cancer screening - Endocrinology: diabetes management and new Food and Drug Administration-approved medications - JNC 8 guidelines for hypertension - Neurology: PTSD and restless legs syndrome management - Sexual dysfunction - Bipolar and other behavioral health disorders New and updated Patient Teaching Guides Key Features: Presents information for 268 disorders in consistent format for ease of use Highlights key considerations with Practice Pointers Provides individual care points for pediatric, pregnant, and geriatric patients Includes 138 printable Patient Teaching Guides Offers 18 procedure guidelines and routine health maintenance guidelines

Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation, Fourth Edition

Author: William Prentice

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071739306

Category: Medical

Page: 598

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Comprehensive Coverage of Therapeutic Modalities Used in a Clinical Setting A Doody's Core Title for 2011! Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation is a theoretically based but practically oriented guide to the use of therapeutic modalities for practicing clinicians and their students. It clearly presents the basis for use of each different type of modality and allows clinicians to make their own decision as to which will be the most effective in a given situation. Presented in full color, the text describes various concepts, principles, and theories that are supported by scientific research, factual evidence, and experience of the authors in dealing with various conditions. The chapters in this text are divided into six parts: Part I––Foundations of Therapeutic Modalities begins with a chapter that discusses the scientific basis for using therapeutic modalities and classifies the modalities according to the type of energy each uses.. Guidelines for selecting the most appropriate modalities for use in different phases of the healing process are presented. Part II––Electrical Energy Modalities includes detailed discussions of the principles of electricity, and electrical stimulating currents, iontophoresis, and biofeedback. Part III––Thermal Energy Modalities discusses those modalities which produce a change in tissue temperatures through conduction including thermotherapy and cryotherapy. Part IV-Sound Energy Modalities discusses those modalities that utilize acoustic energy to produce a therapeutic effect. These include therapeutic ultrasound and a lesser known modality-extracorporal shockwave therapy. Part V––Electromagnetic Energy Modalities includes chapters on both the diathermies and low-level laser therapy. Part VI––Mechanical Energy Modalities includes chapters on traction, intermittent compression and therapeutic massage. Each chapter ins Parts II-IV discuss: the physiologic basis for use, clinical applications, specific techniques of application through the use of related laboratory activities, and relevant individual case studies for each therapeutic modality.


CURRENT Essentials of Medicine, Fourth Edition

Author: Lawrence Tierney,Sanjay Saint,Mary Whooley

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071766654

Category: Medical

Page: 608

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The perfect quick reference on the wards and in the clinic! The famous "one disease per page" design! CURRENT Essentials of Medicine is a practical, point-of-care pocket handbook that offers "nutshell" information on the diagnosis and treatment of more than 500 medical disorders seen in both primary care and hospital settings. Perfect as a quick reference on the wards or in a busy clinic, this is THE ONLY pocket guide to offer disease essentials in a one-disease-per-page bulleted format. Practical pearls, for which the authors are well known, are offered for almost all conditions. Features To-the-point information on the diagnosis and treatment of more than 500 of the most common diseases seen in clinical practice Convenient one-disease-per page presentation Bulleted data for each disease covering Essentials of Diagnosis, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, Pearl, and Reference Encompasses both ambulatory and inpatient medicine Includes internal medicine, plus specialties such as obstetrics/gynecology, surgery, and pediatrics Updated clinical manifestations, diagnostic tests, and treatment considerations throughout

First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards, Fourth Edition

Author: Tao Le,Tom Baudendistel,Peter Chin-Hong,Cindy Lai

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259835049

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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The insider's guide to acing the internal medicine boards written by physicians who passed The perfect framework for score-boosting, time-efficient review, First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards, Fourth Edition delivers the high-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids necessary to excel on the exam. Following the proven First Aid formula for success, the book is carefully edited to include the content most likely to be included on the exam, allowing readers to focus on what they really need to know and maximize their study time. The Fourth Edition is distinguished by a renewed focus on high-yield content and has been updated to reflect the very latest treatment guidelines in internal medicine. • A complete one-stop review of the most frequently tested topics • Full-color clinical images • Insider tips and study strategies for outstanding performance • Hundreds of high-yield tables, diagrams, and illustrations • Mnemonics make learning and memorization fast, fun, and easy • Clinical vignettes and integrated flashcards with practice questions • Great as a refresher for recertification

First Aid for the USMLE Step 3, Fourth Edition

Author: Tao Le,Vikas Bhushan

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071814558

Category: Medical

Page: 525

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The ultimate preparation for the USMLE Step 3—completely revised and updated! • The resident’s trusted, one-stop guide to acing the Step 3—written by residents and reviewed by faculty for accuracy • Packed with proven test-taking strategies for the newly revised, 2-day exam • Concise, high-yield format highlights board-relevant information • Renewed emphasis on integrated pathophysiology, plus diagnosis and management “next steps” • 100 mini-cases ideally prepare you for the case portion of the exam • More study-enhancing, vignette-style “flash cards” and full-color clinical images • Resident-tested tips and shortcuts for the CCS • And more!

Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, Fourth Edition

Author: Alfred Fishman,Jack Elias,Jay Fishman,Michael Grippi,Robert Senior,Allan Pack

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071457399

Category: Medical

Page: 2948

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A complete guide to the entire field of respiratory medicine--with all-new content and a streamlined new design A Doody's Core Title for 2011! First published in 1980, Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders is the classic reference through which pulmonary physicians have gained a commanding look at the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary diseases and disorders. Edited by the world's foremost authorities, Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders covers exactly what you need to know about lung diseases and their management, including sleep-disordered breathing, COPD, emphysema, and lung cancer, as well as new technological advances and imaging techniques. This unparalleled two-volume resource begins with a compelling overview of up-to-date clinical perspectives, along with the scientific basis of lung function in health and disease. It then provides turnkey information on everything from respiratory disease signs and symptoms, to obstructive lung diseases, occupational and environmental disorders, and specific respiratory conditions such as infectious diseases of the lungs and acute respiratory failure. New to the Fourth Edition: Information on recent advancements in many clinically relevant areas of pulmonary medicine Update to the infectious diseases chapters that reflect current practice guidelines and recent antimicrobial developments Clearer connection between fundamental science concepts and clinical applications, which reflect current scientific research Latest information on sleep disorders Review of recent recommendations of the American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society for the accurate interpretation of pulmonary function tests Appendices that include a respiratory questionnaire, normal values, and commonly used terms & symbols

Family Medicine PreTest Self-Assessment And Review, Fourth Edition

Author: Doug Knutson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260143597

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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The closest you can get to the Family Medicine clerkship shelf exam without actually taking it Family Medicine: PreTest Self-Assessment & Review, Fourth Edition is the perfect way to assess your knowledge of Family Medicine for the USMLE Step 2 CK and clerkship shelf exam. You'll find approximately 500 USMLE-style questions and answers that target the clerkship's core competencies, along with detailed explanations of both correct and incorrect answers. All questions have been reviewed by students who recently passed the boards and completed their clerkship to ensure they match the style and difficulty level of the exam – so you know you are studying the most relevant, high-yield material possible. •Approximately 500 USMLE-style questions – just like you will see on the exam•Detailed explanations for right and wrong answers, that zero-in on must-know information•Targets what you really need to know for exam success•Thoroughly reviewed by students who aced their clerkship

CURRENT Occupational & Environmental Medicine: Fourth Edition

Author: Joseph LaDou

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071443134

Category: Medical

Page: 860

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Up-to-the-minute, thorough, clinical coverage of common and important occupational and environmental diseases, injuries, and exposures Complete, yet concise, this clinically focused guide offers the definitive overview of common occupational and environmental illnesses, covering their diagnosis and treatment-plus preventive and remedial measures in the workplace and community. With its practical format and emphasis on fundamental topics, CURRENT Occupational and Environmental Medicine is just as essential for students and residents as it is for practicing physicians. You can count on the new fourth edition to deliver the bottom-line answers you need to stay on track in this complex, fast-breaking field. Features: The latest OSHA/NIOSH guidelines for occupational exposure standards Detailed diagnostic checklist for major diseases, injuries, and exposure that help expedite diagnosis and treatment The most clinically relevant perspectives on disability prevention-required reading for the occupational physician Skill-building insights on the importance of ergonomics in the workplace A step-by-step review of how to effectively manage an occupational health and safety program Details on substance abuse and employee assistance programs, health risk analysis, and the legal aspects of occupational and environmental medicine Preventive approaches to terrorist attacks on industry Information-packed primer on epidemiology and biostatistics for the occupational and environmental health specialist Up-to-date references with PMID numbers and peer-reviewed websites

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, Fourth Edition

Author: Brian Freeman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260019519

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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THE BOOK ALL MEDICAL STUDENTS SHOULD READ BEFORE THEY CHOOSE A MEDICAL SPECIALTY! A true “must read” for medical students who have not yet selected a specialty, this acclaimed resource delivers a well-researched insider’s look into the complex issues surrounding this important decision. Supported by first-hand knowledge, useful facts and statistics – plus the author’s personal experience and gut-level reports from current students – this unique guide provides everything necessary to compare specialties and make a confident decision. The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, Fourth 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 12 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 the 21 major specialties, and provides important information such as salary, employment data, and match statistics. FEATURES: •An “insider’s look” into different areas of medicine—with specialty chapters written by physicians just out of residency training •Profiles of the major medical specialties, including those to which medical students may receive little exposure, such as radiation oncology •A concise up-to-date guide to the residency application and matching process•A special chapter with explicit advice to help medical students maximize their success in obtaining a residency position in each field•Special inserts—“Vital Signs” and “The Inside Scoop”—provide easy-to-read factoids like salary information and match statistics.

Dutton's Orthopaedic: Examination, Evaluation and Intervention Fourth Edition

Author: Mark Dutton

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259586464

Category: Medical

Page: 1680

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Updated edition of the #1 orthopaedic evidence-based textbook and reference guide A Doody's Core Title for 2017! Dutton’s Orthopaedic: Examination, Evaluation and Intervention provides readers with a systematic logical approach to the evaluation and intervention of the orthopedic patient. In this comprehensive and up-to-date fourth edition, Dutton strikes the perfect balance in its coverage of examination and treatment. The textbook emphasizes the appropriate use of manual techniques and therapeutic exercise while outlining the correct applications of electrotherapeutic and thermal modalities as adjuncts to the rehabilitative process. The content reflects the consistent unified voice of a single author – a prominent practicing therapist who delivers step-by-step guidance on the examination of each joint and region. This in-depth coverage leads you logically through systems review and differential diagnosis aided by decision-making algorithms & features new coverage on balance and concussions. New videos on testing and method techniques are available on AcessPT (if adopted) Also this edition has added 10-15 board review questions per chapter and has updated chapters to reflect the latest research and treatment techniques.

Pfenninger and Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care E-Book

Expert Consult

Author: John L. Pfenninger,Grant C. Fowler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455700924

Category: Medical

Page: 1776

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Pfenninger and Fowler’s Procedures for Primary Care, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive, "how-to" resource offering step-by-step strategies for nearly every medical procedure that can be performed in an office, hospital, or emergency care facility by primary care clinicians. . Designed for everyday practice, the outline format allows speedy reference while the detailed text and clear illustrations guide you through each procedure. The new edition of this best-selling book features full-color illustrations and easy access to the complete contents and illustrations, patient forms, and more online at www.expertconsult.com. Understand how to proceed, step by step, thanks to detailed text and illustrations. Locate critical information at a glance with numerous boxes and tables. Use the book for years with minimal wear and tear thanks to its sturdy cover. Patient education handouts to educate, save time, and reduce liability Coding guidelines included This best selling text now includes full color photos and new sections on Aesthetic and Hospitalist Procedures in addition to an update of all the previous procedures discussed in prior editions! Access the complete contents and illustrations online, download patient education handouts and consent forms, view lists of device manufacturers, and more at www.expertconsult.com. Offer your patients a variety of cosmetic procedures using lasers and pulsed-light devices (including individual chapters on procedures for hair removal, photorejuvenation, , skin tightening and skin resurfacing, and tattoo removal), botulinum toxin, as well as new coverage of cosmeceutical skin care, tissue fillers, and photodynamic therapy. Master new procedures such as maggot treatment for chronic ulcers, endovenous vein closure, stress echo, insertion of the contraceptive capsule (Implanon) and tubal implant (Essure), musculoskeletal ultrasound, no-needle/no-scalpel vasectomy, procedures to treat acute headaches, and more. Don’t worry! All the more basic office procedures are still included...with improved and updated discussions! Pfenninger and Fowler provide the latest and most comprehensive information on medical procedures that allow primary care physicians to more effectively treat their patients.

CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Pediatrics, Twenty-Fourth Edition

Author: William W. Hay,Myron J. Levin,Robin R. Deterding,Mark J. Abzug

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259862917

Category: Medical

Page: 1504

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A concise, yet comprehensive source of current information on the medical problems of children –-- from birth through adolescence •A practical, up-to-date well-referenced guide to the diagnosis and treatment of the most commonly seen medical conditions in children•Excellent coverage of The Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP) curriculum used in pediatric clerkship•46 chapters cover a wide range of topics, including neonatal medicine, child development and behavior, emergency and critical care medicine, and diagnosis and treatment of specific disorders according to major problems, etiologies, and organ systems•A wealth of tables and figures provide quick access to important information, such as acute and critical care procedures in the delivery room, the office, the emergency room, and the critical care unit; anti-infective agents, drug dosages, immunization schedules, differential diagnoses, and developmental disorders•Includes detailed descriptions of diseases as well as diagnostic and therapeutic procedures•Complete with handy guide to normal laboratory values •Presented in the consistent, easy-to-follow CURRENT format•Valuable to medical students, pediatric residents, pediatricians, family practitioners, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare providers who work with infants, children, and adolescents•Authors are practicing pediatricians to ensure that each chapter reflects the needs and realities of day-to-day practice

Graber and Wilbur's Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, Fourth Edition

Author: Mark Graber,Jason K. Wilbur

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259589773

Category: Medical

Page: 960

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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

First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship, Fourth Edition

Author: Latha Ganti,Matthew S. Kaufman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259834328

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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THE PEDIATRICS CLERKSHIP SURVIVAL GUIDE WRITTEN BY STUDENTS WHO ACED THE CLERKSHIP – NOW IN FULL COLOR! •Hundreds of high-yield facts cover everything you need to excel on the boards and wards •Detailed how-to-succeed and what-to-study guidance from students who aced the boards •Integrated minicases highlight frequently tested scenarios and common patient presentations •Mnemonics, tables, and illustrations help you remember key concepts •Exam and Ward tips help you stand out on the wards and ace the shelf exam •Classifieds highlight extra-curricular opportunities and scholarships •Rich new full-color presentation

English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary, Fourth Edition (eBook)

Author: Glenn Rogers

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071829121

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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The single best dictionary for communicating with Spanish-speaking patients! The book that breaks the language barrier between healthcare professionals and Spanish-speaking patients! This pocket-sized book contains virtually all health-related terms likely to occur in a conversation between a health worker and a Spanish-speaking patient, including common colloquialisms and slang terms not found in similar dictionaries. You will have instant access to more than 20,000 words and terms used in medicine, nursing, and dentistry, along with tips, a pronunciation guide, abbreviations, and sample dialogues. The fourth edition includes expanded sample dialogue on history taking and performing a physical examination. Here's why this is the single-best Spanish-English dictionary: The most useful terms - Updated to include the latest terminology as well as medical colloquialisms and hard-to-translate phrases - covers general medicine, psychiatry, nursing, dentistry, physical therapy, social work, and more - lists over 700 drug names The most accurate translations - All technical terms have been verified through word frequency analyses on large databases of medical literature in Spanish and English The most scholarly - Lists parts of speech; indications of gender; and irregular plurals, preterites, and past participles - provides useful example phrases