Intensive Review For The Emergency Medicine Qualifying Examination

Author: Sassan Naderi
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071502818
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A COMPLETE review package for the Emergency Medicine qualifying exam -- based on the popular Manhattan Review Course Based on the acclaimed Manhattan Review Course and drawing on valuable insights from top New York City emergency departments, this review has everything you need to pass the Emergency Medicine written boards on your very first try. Here, you'll, get a concise walk-through of key emergency medicine topics, board-format Q&A, and a full-color image review with cases on CD -- all designed to give you a solid idea of what to expect on exam day. Intensive Review for the Emergency Medicine Qualifying Examination features a succinct outline format, yet it leaves nothing out, covering the full range of emergency medicine specialties. It all adds up to the ultimate board study companion -- one that can help you recall information pertinent to the practice of emergency medicine and approach the exam with confidence. FEATURES: Concise yet comprehensive outline-format review of all areas in the American Board of Emergency Medicine core curriculum, packed with insights emergency physicians and residents must know to succeed on the boards CD-ROM containing more than 250 board-style questions, answers, and rationales to simulate the actual exame 250+ board-style questions and answers More than 250 high-yield clinical images, including a section in full color Practical approach to emergency medicine exam preparation that refreshes your knowledge, instead of re-teaching what you already know Based on the respected Manhattan Review Course, and written by experts from New York City emergency departments

100 Cases In Emergency Medicine And Critical Care First Edition

Author: Eamon Shamil
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351973886
Size: 62.24 MB
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This new addition to the popular 100 cases series explores common clinical scenarios that will be encountered by the medical student and junior doctor during practical training in the emergency department, in the community and in intensive and critical care settings, and which are likely to feature in qualifying examinations. The book covers a broad range of presentations, organized by sub-specialty area for ease of reference. Comprehensive answers highlight key take home points from each case and provide practical advice on how to deal with the challenges that occur when practising emergency and critical care medicine at all levels.

Medicine Patients And The Law

Author: Margaret Brazier
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1526100517
Size: 38.78 MB
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Embryo research, cloning, assisted conception, neonatal care, savior siblings, organ transplants, drug trials modern developments have transformed the field of medicine almost beyond recognition in recent decades and the law struggles to keep up. At the same time legal claims against doctors and the NHS has grown and doctors feel under siege. In this highly acclaimed and very accessible book, Margaret Brazier and Emma Cave provide an incisive survey of the legal situation in areas as diverse as fertility treatment, surrogacy, patient consent, euthanasia and the definition of death, malpractice and medical privacy. The sixth edition of this book has been fully revised and updated to cover; Over 50 new cases, including the latest cases on assisted dying, court-authorised sterilisation, treatment without consent and confidentiality; Full analysis of recent Supreme Court decisions on informed consent (Montgomery v Lanarkshire [2015], assisted dying (R (Nicklinson and Lamb) v Ministry of Justice [2014]), conscientious objection (Doogan v Greater Glasgow Health Board[2014] and deprivation of liberty (Cheshire West [2014]); New national and EU legislation on healthcare research, organ donation and data protection; Recent guidance and reports such as the General Medical Council's Good Medical Practice (2013), the Francis Inquiry report (2013) and Select Committee Reports on mental capacity; Analysis of reforms of the NHS, the duty of candour, legal aid and professional regulation; Technological advances such as assisted conception, cloning and human tissue and the regulatory response; Doomed and ongoing legislative reform proposals including those on assisted dying, NHS redress and medical innovation. Essential reading for healthcare professionals, lecturers, medical and law students, this book is of relevance to all whose perusal of the daily news causes wonder, hope and consternation at the advances and limitations of medicine and the law and the impact on patients.

Concepts Of Athletic Training

Author: Ronald P. Pfeiffer
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763783781
Size: 62.13 MB
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Sports medicine continues to be a rapidly evolving field of study. The Sixth Edition of Concepts of Athletic Training focuses on the care and management of sport and activity related injuries while presenting key concepts in a comprehensive, logically sequential manner that will assist future professionals in making the correct decisions when confronted with an activity-related injury or illness in their scope of practice. Chapters have a good mixture of text, tables, and illustrations to make learning easy and fun and the material is presented in a fashion that is succinct yet provides the student with plenty of direction to get more in depth information as needed. Initial decisions and subsequent actions are critical in determining the outcome of a sports injury. This well established text addresses not only the concepts of athletic training to the student, but provides information that will assist the potential coach or other individuals involved in sports medicine.

Nursing Leadership Management

Author: Patricia Kelly
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111306680
Size: 56.98 MB
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Designed to help students and beginning nurses develop the knowledge and skills needed to lead and manage nursing care delivery, NURSING LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT, 3rd Edition, prepares future nurse leaders to function successfully in the modern health care system. In this newly revised edition, students are provided with the most current information on relevant topics such as quality improvement, patient safety, legal aspects of nursing, delegation, and licensure that are important for preparing for a career in nursing. Through coverage of key topics such as teamwork, population-based health care, evidence-based practice, informatics, ethics, culture, and organizational change, students are given a framework for understanding how they can become leaders and make a difference within the vast healthcare system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Recent Advances In Stroke Therapeutics

Author: Manzoor Ahmad Mir
Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781631177545
Size: 72.18 MB
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Strokes are a leading cause of brain injury that strike approximately 800,000 people per year in the US alone, killing about 150,000 meaning one death in every four minutes. According to World Health Organization, 15 million people suffer strokes worldwide each year and out of these, 5 million die and another 5 million are permanently disabled. Despite advances in stroke research during last decade, current strokes remain a vexing public health problem. Even with the onset of the 21st century, there is still no effective therapy for strokes beyond a limited group of patients who are treated with thrombolytics, which have significant adverse effects. This situation prevails despite intense research efforts and numerous clinical trials that have attempted to develop drugs to reduce morbidity and mortality from strokes. So far, drug development efforts have targeted modulators of ion channels (Ca2+and Na+), scavengers of oxygen radicals, and antagonists of excitotoxic neurotransmitters (primarily glutamate and glycine receptors). Despite tremendous progress in understanding the pathophysiology of a stroke, translation of this knowledge into effective therapies has largely failed, with the exception of thrombolysis, which only benefits a small proportion of patients. Systemic and local immune responses have important roles in causing stroke and are implicated in the primary and secondary progression of ischaemic lesions, as well as in repair, recovery, and overall outcome after a stroke. However, potential therapeutic targets in the immune system and inflammatory responses have not been well characterised. The development of novel and effective therapeutic strategies for strokes will require further investigation of these pathways in terms of their temporal profile (before, during, and after stroke) and risk-to-benefit therapeutic ratio of modulating them.