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Essential Examination

Author : Alasdair K. B. Ruthven
ISBN : 1907904107
Genre : Physical diagnosis
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Now in full colour throughout! Over 25,000 copies sold! From reviews: "This is about the best OSCE preparation book available." Doody's, summer 2016 Essential Examinationhas been comprehensively revised and new sections added: Neonatal - the 'baby check' Female genitalia Digital rectal examination GALS screening Foot and ankle Elbow Critically ill patient Confirming death The new edition, now in full colour, retains the unique format and approach of the original. Clear, step-by-step guides to each examination, including useful things to say to the patient (or an examiner), detailed descriptions of special tests, etc. In a separate column is a collection of key information: potential findings, differential diagnoses of clinical signs and practical tips. On the following pages there are facts relating to that particular examination and, in many sections, there are also tips on how to present your findings succinctly - a skill which is crucial to master for exam success. If you are learning how to examine patients, or preparing for an OSCE, then you need Essential Examination! Amazon5-star reviews: "I rarely write a rave review butthis one is warranted. This textbook is AMAZING. It helped me do really well inmy third year OSCE." "This book is by far the bestpurchase I have made at medical school." "I love the fact that this book isreally condensed - has everything that you need to know about each examinationin a couple of pages. Highly recommended to all medical students out there!" "Must-have book for medical student.It describes the examinations in a clear systematic manner which is easy toremember. It includes aide memoires and tips for getting extra marks in OSCEs.Each examination is also concluded with notes on commonly asked questions byexaminers. I have found this book to be a great help for OSCE revision."
Category: Physical diagnosis

Essential Geriatrics Third Edition

Author : Woodford Henry
ISBN : 9781785230844
Genre : Medical
File Size : 60.55 MB
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This third edition of Essential Geriatrics has been comprehensively updated and expanded, and now includes over 200 questions and answers throughout the text in the 'best of five' format. This text specifically focuses on the key aspects of elderly care, spanning both general medicine and the particular problems encountered in geriatrics as a
Category: Medical

The School Psychologist S Guide For The Praxis Exam Third Edition

Author : Peter D. Thompson, PhD
ISBN : 9780826164391
Genre : Education
File Size : 64.3 MB
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Written by an award-winning practicing school psychologist, this thoroughly updated edition reflects the 2015 version of the Praxis Exam in School Psychology. Noted for its concise and efficient outline style with visual keys that indicate what is most important and what needs extra study time, this guide has already helped thousands pass the exam. The bulleted key concepts and lists versus long, drawn-out paragraphs present information in easily digestible segments without sacrificing key information needed to pass the exam. Invaluable study suggestions better prepare readers and build their confidence prior to exam time. Highlights of the new edition include: Reorganized to conform to the four major content areas of the updated 2015 exam Two new practice exams with 280 reworked sample questions and detailed answers that are similar in style and content to the actual items found in the Praxis exam to maximize success Covers school neuropsychology and traumatic brain injury, two topics that are not major domains on the current test, but which provide critical information to help strengthen success rate New Concepts to Remember lists at the end of each content chapter summarize the key points and review additional concepts that are especially helpful to review 2 weeks prior to exam time New Study and Test-Tasking Strategies and Insider Tips boxes based on feedback from recent test takers provide tips for studying for and passing the exam from all levels of test-takers Updated information on threat and risk assessment, pediatric brain injury and school supports, the DSM-5, school neuropsychological practices and policies New key at the beginning of the answer section that links the categories referenced in the answer to the appropriate content chapter for ease of use Aligns with "best practices" and recommendations from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) With a proven track record of success that has already helped thousands pass the exam, Dr. Thompson was named Colorado School Psychologist of the Year in 2013 Anyone planning to take the Praxis exam including master’s or doctoral school psychology students and practicing professionals will benefit by studying for this critical exam using this book.
Category: Education

Essential Skills In Family Therapy Third Edition

Author : JoEllen Patterson
ISBN : 9781462533435
Genre : Medical
File Size : 60.72 MB
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"This book focuses on students, a pragmatic approach to treatment, regard for multidisciplinary perspectives, and respect for the influence of families on clients. Chapter 1 identifies concerns that new therapists frequently have, such as building confidence in their clinical work. Chapters 2-6 follow the usual time sequence of therapy--from initial contact with clients, to comprehensive assessment, to treatment planning and intervention. Chapters 7-10 deal with specific clinical situations based on presenting problems and the nature of client families. We examine major issues and approaches for working with children and adolescents, older adults, couples, and families that are struggling with serious mental illness. Chapter 11 highlights some common obstacles all therapists encounter, and provides concrete ideas on how to get unstuck when treatment is not progressing. Chapter 12 focuses on an often overlooked part of therapy--termination. In Chapter 13, we conclude the book by looking at emerging issues within family therapy"--
Category: Medical

First Aid For The Usmle Step 3 Third Edition

Author : Tao Le
ISBN : 9780071736039
Genre : Medical
File Size : 80.11 MB
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The best, most trusted review for the USMLE Step 3 is now in full color First Aid for the USMLE Step 3 provides busy residents with thousands of high-yield facts, mnemonics, and visual aids to help them pass the USMLE Step 3. More than 100 mini-cases provide practice for the CCS portion of the exam. The third edition features full color throughout the book, 35 pages of new material, and a complete revision to eliminate redundancy and over-information and highlight the most essential material for the exam. It is written by residents who recently passed Step 3 and reviewed by faculty for accuracy. Features Thousands of high-yield facts, mnemonics, and visual aids for board success NEW: full color throughout with many new color images NEW: Classic and frequently-tested scenarios integrated throughout the text clue you in for exam questions 100+ mini-cases provide invaluable preparation for the CCS portion of the exam Completely revised throughout and including 35 pages of new material and more clinical images Written by residents with recent experience taking the Step 3 examination The content you need to ace the USMLE Step 3 Section I: Guide to the USMLE Step 3 and the CCS; Section II: Database of High-Yield Facts; Chapter 1. Ambulatory Medicine; Chapter 2. Cardiovascular; Chapter 3. EM; Chapter 4. Ethics and Statistics; Chapter 5. GI; Chapter 6. Hematology; Chapter 7. Oncology; Chapter 8. Infectious Disease; Chapter 9. Musculoskeletal; Chapter 10. Nephrology; Chapter 11. Neurology; Chapter 12. Obstetrics; Chapter 13. Gynecology; Chapter 14. Pediatrics; Chapter 15. Psychiatry; Chapter 16. Pulmonary; Section III: High-Yield CCS Cases; Appendix; Index
Category: Medical

Pgmp Exam Practice Test And Study Guide Third Edition

Author : Ginger Levin
ISBN : 9781466513624
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 24.84 MB
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Are you prepared to pass the Program Management Professional (PgMP®) exam the first time around? With the help of the PgMP® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide, Third Edition, you can be! Based on recent revisions to PMI®'s examination content outline, which serves as the basis for the exam along with PMI®’s Standard for Program Management (2008), this book is the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource available to help you prepare for the exam. Updated with new and changed terminology, this edition incorporates the concepts from the five performance domains. It has also refashioned the questions from some being definition-based to all being scenario-based. The book features practical study hints, a list of major topics covered on the exam, and a bibliographic reference for further study. The two challenging, 170-question practice tests included in the book and on the book’s Web site simulate the PMI® exam and will allow you to retake the practice tests as many times as you would like. Supplying an insider's look at the questions, phrases, terminology, and sentence construction you will encounter on the actual exam, this indispensable study tool was created to help you pass the exam and become PgMP® certified. Watch co-author Ginger Levin discuss how the PgMP® Exam Practice Test and Study Guide, Third Edition can help you pass the PgMP® exam, the first time around. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONJCKM1hKAg&feature=youtu.be
Category: Business & Economics

Advanced Health Assessment Of Women Third Edition

Author : Helen Carcio, MS, MEd, ANP-BC
ISBN : 9780826123091
Genre : Medical
File Size : 47.92 MB
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This is the only truly comprehensive advanced text for the assessment of women's health, written for such primary care providers as nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified nurses;midwives. It encompasses both foundational and cutting-edge physical and psychosocial information in a clear and concise outline format, and is unique in its presentation of more advanced techniques and procedures not addressed in standard graduate assessment texts. Keeping pace with the expanding scope of advanced practice, the third edition provides several completely new chapters authored by renowned specialists, expanded chapters, and updates. This includes new information on contraception, domestic violence, health history of special populations, lesbian health, evaluation of the pelvic floor, aging and menopause, bleeding irregularities, infertility, skin aesthetics, pelvic pain, and health guidelines. With an integrated approach to treatment, the authors delineate the expanded roles of advanced health care providers, including guidance for situations when a practitioner must decide whether to act independently, co-manage, consult, or refer. The authors provide in-depth descriptions enhanced by plentiful tables and figures of each assessment skill and technique along with its underlying rationale. Basic techniques are augmented by the inclusion of possible alterations for a particular procedure. On a continuum from simple to complex, the text is divided into 11 units that cover basic women's health assessment down to the cellular level, health history, prenatal assessment, investigative procedures including sonohysteroscopy and simple cystometrogram, and several chapters on specific women's health concerns. A special chapter on urinary incontinence includes diagnosis of bladder dysfunction. Sample assessment forms are integrated throughout, as are comprehensive lists of equipment required for each procedure along with information on patient preparation and follow-up. New to the Third Edition: Updated assessment guidelines New chapters on lesbian health, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, polycystic ovarian syndrome, skin aesthetics, and pelvic pain Information on new contraception devices New information on domestic violence, health history of special populations, and vaginal microscopy Cervical cancer screening, menopause assessment, and osteoporosis screening Expanded information on evaluation of the pelvic floor Expanded information on aging and menopause Updates on infertility and information on BRCA gene testing Key Features: Provides detailed descriptions of advanced assessment techniques enhanced with plentiful tables and figures Presents the rationale for all assessments and procedures Delineates clinical procedures on the leading edge of the expanded role of the advanced practice clinician Includes unique chapters about selection and insertion of the vaginal pessary, intrauterine insemination procedure, and donor insemination Covers such advanced skills as vulvar exam and biopsy, endometrial biopsy, acrochordonectomy, polypectomy, and colposcopy
Category: Medical

Clinical Procedures For Ocular Examination Third Edition

Author : Nancy B. Carlson
ISBN : 0071370781
Genre : Medical
File Size : 90.97 MB
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Clinical Procedures for Ocular Examination, Third Edition, is a must-have resource for students and practitioners involved in eye care. This concise handbook provides detailed, step-by-step procedures for performing each examination technique. Each technique is then described by purpose, indication, equipment, set-up, recording, and examples—all accompanied by updated graphics and photographs. The latest technologies and techniques in the field of vision care are covered in this comprehensive guide. Features of the Third Edition *Step-by-step procedures for each exam procedure *Convenient summaries of practical how’s and why’s, without distracting theory *New procedures include corneal topography, pharmacological pupil testing, photostress test, and more *Expanded tables, such as cranial nerve screening and refraction flow chart *Updated references and norms
Category: Medical