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500 USMLE-style questions and answers provide an unbeatable way to assess your physical diagnosis skills for the USMLE Step 2 CK4 STAR DOODY''S REVIEW!The audience is by definition American medical students preparing for the examinations, but there is definite benefit for other physician assistant and nurse practitioner students as well. I would add that there is utility for every medical school faculty member to review in designing their teaching goals for the students....For the intended audience, this is a high value preparation book.--Doody''s Review ServicePreTest Physical Diagnosis delivers 500 questions with complete but concise explanations of both correct and incorrect answer options. In order to simulate the USMLE Step 2 CK test-taking experience, the book is composed entirely of clinical vignette style questions and clinical images. The questions are referenced to major texts and seminal articles to assist you in further research. This is the perfect resource for students transitioning from didactice to critical years.FeaturesAddresses the core competencies for understanding physical diagnosisStudent tested and reviewed for maximum simulation of the USMLE and course examsComplements other review material and works in conjunction with larger course books Portable size makes it perfect for study on the goThe content you need to ace the USMLE Step 2CK:Section I - The Systems;Dermatology,HEENT,Respiratory,Cardiovascular,Gastrointestinal,Genitourinary,Endocrinology,Hematology/Oncology,Rheumatology,Musculoskeletal,Neurological,Section II - Miscellaneous Topics:Geriatrics,Infectious Disease,Obstetrics and Gynecology,Pediatrics and Neonatology,Bonus Chapter: Top TEN toughest Physcial Diagnosis Questions;High Yield Facts
Everything the physical therapists needs to know about the documentation process in one clear, concise, easy-to-follow textEffective Documentation for Physical Therapy Professionals is your best choice for gaining a solid understanding of the entire physical therapy documentation process. There is no faster or easier way to learn the when, what, and how of physical therapy documentation than this trusted guide. The second edition has been updated to include the most recent professional guidelines, codes, and methodologies and covers timely subjects such as Medicare, electronic record keeping, legal issues, pediatric documentation, utilization review and management, and much more.With Effective Documentation for Physical Therapy Professionals, you will learn how to incorporate all of the general principles of documentation and health information management in order to effectively maintain and organize records, record appropriate information, and receive proper reimbursement based on the documentation content. Master All Aspects of PT Documentation With:APTA Standards and Guidelines,Medicare,Home Health,Electronic Record Keeping,ICF Model and Application,Pediatrics,Legal Issues,Utilization Review & Management,SNF: RUGS and MDS,Sample Documentation Content,Initial Examination and Evaluation Criteria,Continuum of Care Content and Goal Writing Exercises,Documentation Aspects of Supervising PTAs,Abbreviations,Reimbursement,ICD9 and CPT Codes and Application,Chapter Review Questions,Content Principles.
The insider''s guide to acing the internal medicine boards written by physicians who passedApply the proven First Aid formula for exam success!New FULL-COLOR design!5 STAR DOODY''S REVIEWI wish I had this book when I was studying for my boards. It is well worth the price for both study for the boards and for a quick reference. -- Doody''s Review Service (reviewing a previous edition)Perfect for last minute review as well as recertification, First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards delivers the high-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids need for exam success. The third edition is distinguished by a new full-color presentation, new integrated mini-cases that put clinical information in context, more algorithms and tables comparing and contrasting diseases and disorders with similar presentations, and valuable clinical pearls. All content is based on the most recently adminstered in-service and board exams so you know you are studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible.A complete one-stop review of the most frequently tested topicsNEW full-color designNEW integrated mini-cases prepare you for what you will see on exam dayInsider tips and study strategies for outstanding performance Hundreds of high-yield tables, diagrams, and illustrationsKey Facts in the margin notes reinforce must-know informationMnemonics make learning and memorization fast, fun, and easyGreat as a refresher for recertification
A CREATIVE, FUN, AND EFFECTIVE WAY TO LEARN HUMAN ANATOMYMore than 200 illustrationsIf you''re looking for an interesting and innovative way to learn the various parts and systems of the human body, your search ends here!Anatomy Coloring Book for Health Professions is a fresh, fun way for students to grasp the big picture of human anatomy through a regional approach (head and neck and limbs).Anatomy Coloring Book for Health Professions is designed for the most effective learning possible:The left-hand page features a numerated structure listThe right-hand page has illustrations correlating to the numerated structure listSimply choose a color and shade in a term on the left and the correlated structure on the right. Repeat for each structure in the list. White space is provided to enable you to transfer anatomy and clinical information fromyour lecture notes to the appropriate illustration or term. After an illustration is fully colored and notes have been transferred you will have created your ownpersonalized textbook specific to your anatomy course!You will find that coloring imprints on your mind the shape and location of each body part, making later visualization much easier. The connection between eye and hand when coloring anatomic structures will prove to be an active and effective way to learn human anatomy.
A time-saving, stress-reducing approach to learning the essential concepts of pharmacology Great for USMLE review!This could be a very useful tool for students who struggle with understanding the most basic concepts in pharmacology for course and licensure examinations. 3 Stars.--Doody''s Review ServiceBasic Concepts in Pharmacology provides you with a complete framework for studying -– and understanding -- the fundamental principles of drug actions. With this unique learning system, you’ll be able to identify must-know material, recognize your strengths and weaknesses, minimize memorization, streamline your study, and build your confidence. Basic Concepts in Pharmacology presents drugs by class, details exactly what you need to know about each class, and reinforces key concepts and definitions. With this innovative text you’ll be able to: Recognize the concepts you truly must know before moving on to other material Understand the fundamental principles of drug actions Organize and condense the drug information you must remember Review key information, which is presented in boxes, illustrations, and tables Identify the most important drugs in each drug classSeven sections specifically designed to simplify the learning process and help you gain an understanding of the most important concepts:General PrinciplesDrugs That Affect the Autonomic Nervous System Drugs That Affect the Cardiovascular System Drugs That Act on the Central Nervous System Chemotherapeutic Agents Drugs That Affect the Endocrine SystemMiscellaneous Drugs (Includes Toxicology and Poisoning)
A comprehensive, evidence-based introduction to the principles and practices of patient communication in a clinical settingEndorsed by the American Academy on Communication for HealthcareUpdated and expanded by a multidisciplinary team of medical experts, Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing, Third Edition presents a step-by-step methodology for mastering every aspect of the medical interview. You will learn how to confidently obtain from patients accurate biomedical facts, as well as critical personal, social, and emotional information, allowing you to make precise diagnoses,develop effective treatment plans, and forge strong clinician-patient relationships.The most evidence-based guide available on this topic, Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing applies the proven 5-Step approach, which integrates patient- and clinician-centered skills to improve effectiveness without adding extra time to the interview’s duration. Smith’s Patient-Centered Interviewing covers everything from patient-centered and clinician-centered interviewing skills, such as: Patient education Motivating for behavior change Breaking bad news Managing different personality styles Increasing personal awareness in mindful practice Nonverbal communication Using computers in the exam room Reporting and presenting evaluationsCompanion video and teaching supplement are available online. Read details inside the book.
ACCURATELY DIAGNOSE PEDIATRIC CONDITIONS BY VISIBLE SIGNS AND INTERNAL IMAGING WITH THIS FULL-COLOR ATLASThe Color Atlas of Pediatrics features more than 1,800 full-color photographs to help you visually diagnose a wide variety of common and uncommon conditions anddisorders spanning the entire pediatric spectrum.This superb collection of clinical images is supported by concise, evidence-based treatment recommendations presented in easy-to-apply bulleted text. Each chapter begins with a patient story that ties the photographs to real-life patients.Coverage for conditions includes:EpidemiologyEtiology and PathophysiologyRisk FactorsDiagnosisDifferential DiagnosisManagementPreventionPatient EducationStrength of recommendation ratings are cited throughout, skillfully blending the art and science of medicine for optimal patient care.
One-stop NBDE preparation -- written by students who aced the examFirst Aid for the NBDE Part 1, 3e is a concise review for the exam, containing hundreds of high-yield facts and mnemonics, and more than 200 photos and illustrations.The book offers what-to-study guidance for the most frequently tested topics in anatomic sciences, biochemistry and physiology, microbiology and pathology, and dental anatomy and occlusion. Readers will also find confidence-building, performance-enhancing test-taking strategies.FeaturesWritten by students who have personally experienced the exam,and reviewed by top dental school faculty and practitionersFull-color insert of essential imagesCompletely revised based on the most recent version of the exam
The quick and easy way to master health assessments and use your knowledge in real-world situationsIf you''re looking for a fun, fast review that boils health assessment down to its most essential, must-knowpoints, your search ends here! Health Assessment Demystified is a complete yet concise overview of the basics of performing quality patient assessments. This guide arms you with the knowledge to help your patients asa student and as a nurse once you start your career. You will learn how to document medical history, examine patients, and work with other healthcare personnel to determine the best course of action.Studying is easy and effective with key objectives,important terms, brief overviews, tables and diagrams, and NCLEX-style questions throughout the book. At the end is a comprehensive final exam that covers all the content found in Health Assessment Demystified.This fast and easy guide offers:Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapterCoverage of essential assessment techniquesA final exam at the end of the bookA time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at workSimple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Health Assessment DeMYSTiFieD is your shortcut to mastering this essential nursing topic.
Gain a complete understanding of the functioning of the gastrointestinal system with this concise, engagingly written textGastrointestinal Physiology explains the operation and performance of one of the body''s most crucial systems. Using clear, compelling language, the book''s presentation makes it easy to absorb the content andintegrate it as you learn the physiology of other bodilysystems. Written to help you understand essential conceptsrather than merely memorize facts, this unique textexamines many medically relevant facets of this important body system, including anatomy, pathophysiology, andtherapeutics, in concert with physiological information.FEATURES:Provides a thorough review of core concepts and highlights clinical applicationCovers the physiologic principles needed to understand and treat patients with digestive and liver diseasesIncludes clinical examples that link basic science with the practice of medicineIncorporates new information on emerging topics such as the communication between the intestine and central nervous system that controls food intake, the myriad rolesnewly ascribed to the intestinal microbiota, contemporary approaches to therapy for a number of GI maladies, and the role of the gut in obesityEnhanced by valuable learning aids such as study questions, learning objectives, key concepts, numerous illustrations and charts, and recommended readings
A complete introductory text to musculoskeletal imagingBasic Musculoskeletal Imaging is an engagingly written, comprehensive textbook that addresses the fundamental principles and techniques of general diagnostic and advanced musculoskeletal imaging. In order to be as clinically relevant as possible, the text focuses on the conditions and procedures most often encountered in real-world practice, such as:Upper and lower extremity traumaAxial skeletal traumaArthritis and infectionTumorsMetabolic bone diseasesBone infarct and osteochondrosisShoulder, knee, spine, elbow, wrist, hip, and ankle MRIYou will also find authoritative coverage of:Signs in musculoskeletal imagingThe key concepts of using different modalities in musculoskeletal imagingCurrent advances in musculoskeletal scintigraphyThe book is enhanced by superb figures and illustrations, including a four-page full-color insert; Pearls that summarize must-know information; and an outstanding introduction to musculoskeletal ultrasound by international experts from France and Brazil.
A complete introductory review of global health--updated to reflect the latest issues and challengesThe first edition of Understanding Global Health set a new information standard for this rapidly emerging subject. Written by a remarkable group of authors and contributors, this comprehensive, engagingly written text offers unmatched coverage of every important topic--from infectious disease to economics to war. Created with thenon-specialist in mind, Understanding Global Health explores the current burden of disease in the world, howhealth is determined, and the problems faced by populations and health care workers around the world.The second edition has been thoroughly updated to include the most current information and timely topics. New chapters cover such topics as human trafficking, malaria and neglected tropical diseases, surgical issues in global health, and mental health. Every chapter includes Learning Objectives, Summary, Study Questions, and References and, in many instances, practical case examples.Thorough coverage of every important subject, including:Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and SurveillanceNutritionPrimary Care in Global HealthTuberculosis and HIV/AIDSEducation and Careers in Global HealthAging Populations and Chronic IllnessGlobal Health Ethics
PreTest is the closest you can get to seeing the test before you take itGreat for course review and the USMLE Step 1!Microbiology: PreTest asks the right questions so you’ll know the right answers. Open it and start learning what''s on the test.500 USMLE-style questions and answersWhat you really need to know for exam successDetailed explanations for right and wrong answersTested and reviewed by students who recently passed their examsstudent tested and reviewedI found the questions included in this book extremely well written. They covered the high-yield material of each subject and will help students better prepare for the Step 1 exam. -- Jodie Bachman, Third-Year Medical Student, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic MedicineI liked this book. I feel that I would have benefited from using it during my own Step 1 study time. -- Russel Kahmke, Third-Year Medical Student, SUNY Upstate Medical University
More than 1,500 Q&A and 450 full-color illustrations provide the ultimate review for the Anatomic Pathology Board ExaminationMcGraw-Hill Education Specialty Board Review: Anatomic Pathology is the perfect way for residents to prepare for the Anatomic Pathology Board Examination and for practicing pathologists to prepare for recertification. You will find everything you need in one comprehensive, full-color review…multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations, hundreds of full-color illustrations, suggested readings, and case-based scenarios.FEATURESMore than 1,500 multiple-choice questions and answersAnswers to questions includediscussion of the salient features of the entity,diagnostic pitfalls, and differential diagnosis; and an explanation of the incorrect choiceMore than 450 full-color, high-resolution gross andmicroscopic imagesCovers all areas of anatomic pathology practice, such as pulmonary, bone and soft tissue, immunopathology, and moreValuable review articles and references provided at theend of each chapter
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A full-color, case-based review of the essentials of pathophysiology--covering all major organs and systemsThe goal of this trusted text is to introduce you to clinical medicine by reviewing the pathophysiologic basis of 120 diseases (and associated signs and symptoms) commonly encountered in medical practice. The authors, all experts in their respective fields, have provided a concise review of relevant normal structure and function of each body system, followed by a description of the pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie several common diseases related to that system.Each chapter of Pathophysiology of Disease concludes with a collection of case studies and questionsdesigned to test your understanding of the pathophysiology of each clinical entity discussed. These case studies allow you to apply your knowledge to specific clinical situations. Detailed answers to each case study question are provided at the end of the book. This unique interweaving of physiological and pathological concepts will put you on the path toward thinking about signs and symptoms in terms of their pathophysiologic basis, giving you an understanding of the why behind illness and treatment.Features120 case studies (9 new) provide an opportunity for you to test your understanding of the pathophysiology of each clinical entity discussedCheckpoint questions provide review and appear in every chapterUpdates and revisions throughout this new edition reflect the latest research and developmentsNumerous tables and diagrams encapsulate important informationUpdated references for each chapter topicPathophysiology of Disease is a true must-have resource for medical students preparing for the USMLEStep 1 exam, as well as students engaged in their clerkship studies. House officers, nurses, nursepractitioners, physicians’ assistants, and allied health practitioners will find its concise presentation and broad scope a great help in facilitating their understanding of common disease entities.
The essential illustrated atlas of pediatric radiology--featuring more than 3,700 imagesDiagnostic Imaging of Infants and Children enables you to visualize the full range of pediatricdiseases and injuries using the latest diagnostic imaging techniques. A one-of-a-kind survey of the entire spectrum of disease in neonates, infants, children, and adolescents, Diagnostic Imaging of Infants and Children is filled with 3,794 high-quality images of every modality: X-ray, CT, ultrasound, MRI, nuclear medicine, and more.Diagnostic Imaging of Infants and Children features an organization that reflects how a practicingradiologist approaches a typical case, beginning with the clinical presentation and pathology of a disease and proceeding through the findings for each important imaging technique.FEATURES:Expert coverage of every modality currently available: CT, MRI, ultrasound, x-ray, nuclear medicine, PET, echocardiography, and cardiac MRIPractical emphasis on what radiologists and residentsneed to know in their daily practiceLogical organization by body systemsReview of developmental abnormalities of each organ system provides a solid foundation for understanding diagnostic tools and techniquesClinical Presentations provide symptom-based reviews that clarify key pediatric radiology concepts and enable you to confidently evaluate children with any disease or injurySkill-sharpening differential diagnosis tables—some of which correlate the clinical and radiographic features—aid comprehension by putting the latest protocols at your fingertipsHundreds of Pathology – Radiology tables throughout the text serve as quick reference guides and are great tools for resident study and reviewChapter-ending full references
Introducing the first definitive training guide to point-of-care ultrasound Whether you''re a medical student or other health professional, this complete, one-stop tutorial takes you through everything you need to know about ultrasound scanners and their use across the full range of medical settings. Here, you''ll get an incisive, step-by-step overview of the physical principles of ultrasound with detailed explanations of how each control works and why it''s needed. Point-of-Care Ultrasound Fundamentals is the one clinical resource that will take your familiarity with portable ultrasound to the next level. No other sourcebook goes further to help you master ultrasound tools and techniques--so you can maximize the quality of diagnostic information obtained during the examination while ensuring patient safety and observing ergonomically-sound scanning techniques.FEATURES: Covers the rapid adoption of new point-of-care ultrasound devices, from simple cell phone-size units to highly sophisticated and costly multi-transducer scanners offering 2D real-time, Duplex Doppler, and color flow imagingEmphasis on ensuring ultrasound safety offers insight into ultrasound interactions with tissue and the amount of energy transmitted to the patient, particularly when scanning the fetusDetailed descriptions of universal scanning techniques include diagrams and photographs illustrating correct and incorrect scanning methods to help prevent sonographer injuryExcellent pedagogy includes chapter-opening learning objectives and key termsNumerous tables and figures throughout include precisely reproduced ultrasound images
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