Med School In A Box

Author : Mental Floss
ISBN : 1594741476
Genre : Humor
File Size : 24.26 MB
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So you're thinking about med school but you're not ready to devote the next ten years to grad school. Or perhaps you're already a medical doctor and just want a quick refresher course. Either way, the brilliant minds at Mental_Floss magazine are happy to help. Med School in a Box offers instruction in anatomy, physiology, neurosurgery, and other impressive-sounding subjects for the wildly low price of $14.95. Your program includes: Med School in 96 Pages: Your Comprehensive Textbook 10 Heroes of Medicine Trading Cards 10 Extra-Credit Study Cards A devilishly complicated medical trivia board exam A rolled diploma with real Latin words It's the perfect gift for doctors and would-be doctors of all ages, from the highest-ranked boxed medical school in the country!
Category: Humor

The 2007 Pfizer Medical School Manual

Author : Mike Magee
ISBN : 1889793213
Genre : Medical
File Size : 34.62 MB
Format : PDF
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This annually updated manual is a step-by-step guide to the admissions process. Clearly and concisely written, it provides an overview of the process as well as contact information and statistics for U.S. medical schools, and listings of other informational resources.
Category: Medical

Get Into Medical School

Author : Kenneth V. Iserson
ISBN : 1883620317
Genre : Medical colleges
File Size : 61.27 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
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This comprehensive "must-have" for every pre-med student details every step from high school through MCATs, interviews, and acceptance into medical school.
Category: Medical colleges

Making The Most Of Medical School

Author : Ashton Barnett-Vanes
ISBN : 9781351595650
Genre : Medical
File Size : 67.8 MB
Format : PDF
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This concise guide to medical school offers an alternative path to developing a diverse set of academic and professional skills for a successful career in medicine. Written for current and prospective medical students, chapters are structured around eight key themes relevant to the active ‘all-rounder’ medic, including learning and leading high-quality research, opportunities in global health, further academic degrees and the complementary career options available to today’s medical graduate. This book serves as essential reading for anyone considering and embarked upon an exciting career in medicine.
Category: Medical

Let Me Heal

Author : Kenneth M. Ludmerer
ISBN : 9780199392179
Genre : Medical
File Size : 54.9 MB
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In Let Me Heal, prize-winning author Kenneth M. Ludmerer provides the first-ever account of the residency system for training doctors in the United States. He traces its development from its nineteenth-century roots through its present-day struggles to cope with new, bureaucratic work-hour regulations for house officers and, more important, to preserve excellence in medical training amid a highly commercialized health care system. Let Me Heal provides a highly engaging, richly contextualized account of the residency system in all its dimensions. It also brilliantly analyzes the mutual relationship between residency education and patient care in America. The book shows that the quality of residency training ultimately depends on the quality of patient care that residents observe, but that there is much that residency training can do to produce doctors who practice in a better, more affordable fashion. Let Me Heal is both a stunning work of scholarship and a highly engaging account of how one becomes a doctor in the United States. It is indispensable reading for those who wish to understand what it means to learn and practice medicine and what is needed to make medical education and patient care in America better. The definitive work on the subject, it is destined to become a classic that will be consulted by readers far into the future.
Category: Medical

Learn To Live Through Cancer

Author : Stewart B. Fleishman, MD
ISBN : 9781617050626
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 79.88 MB
Format : PDF
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A roadmap to help you recover better and faster following a cancer diagnosisófrom the moment of diagnosis through remission and life after cancer. For more than 25 years, Dr. Fleishman has helped thousands of patients and families navigate the hopes, fears, and realities of cancer. In Learn to Live through Cancer, he provides a supportive and empowering guide so that you and your family know what to expect and how to proceed at every stage of your journey with cancer. Using the tools and suggestions of his step-by-step system, youíll learn how to: Evaluate your condition Improve communication with your health care providers Participate in care decisions more easily Research your illness and treatment options Assess complementary therapy options improve overall health habits Tend to your emotional well-being Adjust to the physical and emotional changes posttreatment Packed with practical tools and evidence-based advice, Learn to Live through Cancer is an essential companion for every cancer survivor and his or her loved ones.
Category: Health & Fitness

Not Just Any Medical School

Author : Horace Willard Davenport
ISBN : 0472110764
Genre : Medical
File Size : 23.92 MB
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Presents a fascinating view of medical education at the University of Michigan supplemented with rare photographs
Category: Medical

Copeland S Cure

Author : Natalie Robins
ISBN : 9780307555373
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 64.74 MB
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Today, one out of every three Americans uses some form of alternative medicine, either along with their conventional (“standard,” “traditional”) medications or in place of them. One of the most controversial–as well as one of the most popular–alternatives is homeopathy, a wholly Western invention brought to America from Germany in 1827, nearly forty years before the discovery that germs cause disease. Homeopathy is a therapy that uses minute doses of natural substances–minerals, such as mercury or phosphorus; various plants, mushrooms, or bark; and insect, shellfish, and other animal products, such as Oscillococcinum. These remedies mimic the symptoms of the sick person and are said to bring about relief by “entering” the body’s “vital force.” Many homeopaths believe that the greater the dilution, the greater the medical benefit, even though often not a single molecule of the original substance remains in the solution. In Copeland’s Cure, Natalie Robins tells the fascinating story of homeopathy in this country; how it came to be accepted because of the gentleness of its approach–Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow were outspoken advocates, as were Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Daniel Webster. We find out about the unusual war between alternative and conventional medicine that began in 1847, after the AMA banned homeopaths from membership even though their medical training was identical to that of doctors practicing traditional medicine. We learn how homeopaths were increasingly considered not to be “real” doctors, and how “real” doctors risked expulsion from the AMA if they even consulted with a homeopath. At the center of Copeland's Cure is Royal Samuel Copeland, the now-forgotten maverick senator from New York who served from 1923 to 1938. Copeland was a student of both conventional and homeopathic medicine, an eye surgeon who became president of the American Institute of Homeopathy, dean of the New York Homeopathic Medical College, and health commissioner of New York City from 1918 to 1923 (he instituted unique approaches to the deadly flu pandemic). We see how Copeland straddled the worlds of politics (he befriended Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, and Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, among others) and medicine (as senator, he helped get rid of medical “diploma mills”). His crowning achievement was to give homeopathy lasting legitimacy by including all its remedies in the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938. Finally, the author brings the story of clashing medical beliefs into the present, and describes the role of homeopathy today and how some of its practitioners are now adhering to the strictest standards of scientific research–controlled, randomized, double-blind clinical studies. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Med School Confidential

Author : Robert H. Miller
ISBN : 9781429907187
Genre : Medical
File Size : 58.23 MB
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Med School Confidential from Robert H. Miller and Daniel M. Bissell uses the same chronological format and mentor-based system that have made Law School Confidential and Business School Confidential such treasured and popular guides. It takes the reader step-by-step through the entire med school process--from thinking about, applying to, and choosing a medical school and program, through the four-year curriculum, internships, residencies, and fellowships, to choosing a specialty and finding the perfect job. With a foreword by Chair of the Admissions Committee at Dartmouth Medical School Harold M. Friedman, M.D., Med School Confidential provides what no other book currently does: a comprehensive, chronological account of the full medical school experience.
Category: Medical

Mba Degree In A Box

Author : Mental_floss Presents
ISBN : 159474310X
Genre : Humor
File Size : 25.81 MB
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With Law School in a Box and Med School in a Box, Quirk Books and mental_floss magazine brought affordable postgraduate education to some 50,000 eager students. Now the world's #1 boxed university is expanding its curriculum to include MBA Degree in a Box, an advanced course in business education for the low price of $14.95. Your study materials include: • Business School in 96 Pages: Your Comprehensive Textbook • 10 Heroes of the Boardroom Trading Cards • 10 CEO Case Study Cards • A fiendishly complicated business-trivia final exam • A rolled diploma with real Latin words Packed with entertaining trivia about Henry Ford, Donald Trump, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and more, MBA Degree in a Box is the perfect gift for businesspeople of all ages from the highest-ranked boxed business school in the world!
Category: Humor