May 202015
 

Neurological Clinical Examination: A Concise Guide (Paperback)

By (author): John Morris, Joseph Jankovic

This book and extensive video library provide a practical guide to the clinical neurological examination, an essential tool in the diagnosis of common and unusual neurological conditions encountered in the outpatient clinic and hospital ward.

  • Each chapter covers a different condition and uses a step-by-step approach selecting those aspects of the clinical examination that are most likely to lead you to the correct diagnosis
  • Over 100 video clips accessible via QR codes in the book illustrate a wide range of neurological signs
  • The text is heavily illustrated with clear diagrams
  • Tables are used to list the various causes of particular signs
  • Key features of the neurological examination which help in reaching the correct conclusion are listed as Tips

Primary care physicians, neurologists, and trainees preparing for certifying examinations will find this book an invaluable learning companion and essential tool for the diagnosis of neurological disorders.

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May 072015
 

Systematic Reviews to Answer Health Care Questions (Paperback)

By (author): Dr. Heidi D. Nelson MD MPH

Systematic Evidence Reviews to Answer Health Care Questions is your most effective, A-to-Z guide to conducting thorough, comprehensive systematic reviews.
By breaking down topics and essential steps, this volume teaches you how to form key questions, select evidence, and perform illuminating review not just in predictable circumstances, but when basic rules don’t apply—honing your ability to think critically and solve problems. You’ll learn how to define a review’s purpose and scope, develop research questions, build a team, and even manage your project to maximize efficacy. If you’re looking to refine your approach to systematic reviews, don’t just catalog and collect; use this powerful text to evaluate, synthesize, and deliver results that will help shape the health care industry.

FEATURES
  • Presented in standard format throughout to allow for more practical, easy to read approach
  • Provides useful instruction on how to conduct a high-quality systematic review that meets the recent standards of the Institute of Medicine
  • Accessible, concise information about the state-of-the-art methods of systematic review, from key question formulation to assessing the quality of included studies and reporting results
  • Illustrated throughout with real-world examples from systematic reviews that have been used to inform practice guidelines and health policy
Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:
  • Complete content with enhanced navigation
  • A powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future

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May 042015
 


SECTION 1: TRAUMATOLOGY, 1. TraumaA Modern International Epidemic, 2. Know Your Skeletal System, 3. General Principles of Fractures and Dislocations, 4. Complications of Fractures, 5. Emergency Care of the Injured, 6. Fracture Treatment Methods: Then, Now and Future, 7. Recent Advances in Fracture Treatment, 8. Fracture Healing Methods 9. Soft Tissue Injuries, 10. Fractures in Special Situations, SECTION 2: REGIONAL TRAUMATOLOGY, 11. Injuries Around the Shoulder, 12. Injuries of the Arm, 13. Injuries Around the Elbow, 14. Injuries of the Forearm, 15. Injuries to the Wrist, 16. Hand Injuries, 17. Dislocations and Fracture Dislocations of the Hip Joint, 18. Fracture Femur, 19. Injuries of the Knee, 20. Fracture of Tibia and Fibula, 21. Injuries of the Ankle, 22. Injuries of the Foot, 23. Pelvic Injuries, Rib and Coccyx Injuries, 24. Injuries of the Spine, 25. Peripheral Nerve Injuries, SECTION 3: NONTRAUMATIC ORTHOPEDIC DISORDERS, 26. Approach to Orthopedic Disorders, 27. Deformities and their Management, 28. Treatment of Orthopedic Disorders, 29. Regional Conditions of the Neck, 30. Regional Conditions of the Upper Limb, 31. Regional Conditions of the Spine, 32. Regional Conditions of the Lower Limb, 33. Disorders of the Hand, SECTION 4: COMMON BACK PROBLEMS, 34. Low Backache and Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI), SECTION 5: GENERAL ORTHOPEDICS, 35. Congenital Disorders, 36. Developmental Disorders, 37. Metabolic Disorders, 38. Osteomyelitis, 39. Skeletal Tuberculosis, 40. Disorders of Joints (Arthritis), 41. Rheumatic Diseases, 42. Neuromuscular Disorders, 43. Bone Neoplasias, SECTION 6: GERIATRIC ORTHOPEDICS, 44. Distal Forearm Fractures, 45. Fracture Neck of Femur, 46. Osteoporosis, 47. Osteoarthritis, 48. Cervical Disk Syndromes, 49. Lumbar Disk Disease and Canal Stenosis, SECTION 7: COMMON SURGICAL TECHNIQUES, 50. Common Surgeries of the Humerus, 51. Common Forearm Surgeries, 52. Common Hip Surgeries, 53. Common Surgery of the Femur, 54. Common Surgery of the Patella, 55. Common Surgery of the Tibia, 56. Turcos One Stage Posteromedial Release for CTEV, 57. Common Surgery of the Spine, 58. Common Finger and Toe Surgery (Percutaneous Fixations), 59. External Fixation, SECTION 8: MISCELLANEOUS, 60. Amputations, 61. Prosthetics and Orthotics, 62. Sports Injuries, 63. Arthroscopy, 64. Standard Arthroscopy Portals, 65. 9-Point Diagnostic Knee Arthroscopy, 66. Arthroplasty, 67. Evidence Based Orthopedics.
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Apr 122015
 

Neurological Examination (Pocket Tutor) (Paperback)

By (author): John A. Goodfellow, Neel Burton

Titles in the Pocket Tutor series give practical guidance on subjects that medical students and foundation doctors need help with "on the go". Their highly affordable price represents great value for those rotating through modular courses or working on attachment. Topics reflect information needs stemming from today's integrated undergraduate & foundation courses: * Common investigations (ECG, Chest X-Ray, etc) * Clinical skills (patient examination, etc) * Important and/or complex specialties in which students receive comparatively little dedicated training (psychiatry, ophthalmology) Key Points * Highly affordable price and convenient pocket size format - fits in back pocket! * An indispensable guide to the neurological examination, which students and junior doctors invariably regard as one of the most complicated and difficult parts of physical examination to master * Logical, sequential content: two introductory chapters focussing on general clinical skills, history taking and examination in neurology; then chapters which explain how best to approach the examination of specific systems or regions (cranial nerves, upper limbs, etc) each one opening with recap of relevant anatomy & physiology and closing with a handy summary; finally, chapters on the examination of stroke and unconscious patients, neurological screening, and how best to synthesise findings.
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Apr 122015
 

Clinical Examination (Pocket Tutor) (Paperback)

By (author): Peter Cartledge, Kathrine Cartledge, Andrew Lockey

Titles in the Pocket Tutor series give practical guidance on subjects that medical students and foundation doctors need help with "on the go", at a highly affordable price that puts them within reach of those rotating through modular courses or working on attachment. * Common investigations (ECG, imaging, etc) * Clinical skills (patient examination, etc.) * Clinical specialties that students perceive as too small to merit a textbook (psychiatry, renal medicine) Key Points * Practical, accessible guide to examining the patient, which remains the bedrock of diagnosis and clinical evaluation * Consistent chapter organisation: each body system chapter starts with relevant basic science, then highlights key signs before summarising examination technique * Lavishly illustrated with clinical photographs, summary tables and tips boxes
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Apr 122015
 

Pocket Tutor Paediatric Clinical Examination (Paperback)

By (author): Rossa Brugha, Matko Marlais, Ed Abrahamson

Titles in the Pocket Tutor series give practical guidance on subjects that medical students and foundation doctors need help with "on the go". Their highly affordable price represents great value for those rotating through modular courses or working on attachment. * Common investigations (ECG, Chest X-Ray, etc) * Clinical skills (procedures, patient examination, etc) * Important and/or complex specialties in which students receive comparatively little dedicated training (psychiatry, renal medicine) Key Features * Highly affordable price and convenient pocket size format - fits in back pocket! * An indispensable guide to the examination of children, one of the most intimidating aspects of clinical practice for medical students and junior doctors, as it involves dealing with newborn babies through to teenagers (often also the child's parents or guardians) and requires different communication skills and knowledge. * Logical, sequential content: introductory chapters on the principles of paediatric history taking and examination, then chapters devoted to each body system and a closing chapter on clinical procedures.
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Mar 182015
 


Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance covers all the practical procedures required of UK medical students, Foundation Doctors, and other medical students worldwide, and provides a vital introduction and quick reference to support clinical skills sessions and ward placements. Providing clear explanations of each skill so that they can be efficiently learned, and ultimately, safely practiced, this guide is the perfect companion to clinical practice.

Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance:
• Provides broad topic coverage based on the GMC guidelines as listed in Tomorrow’s Doctors, with concise and accessible explanation of the reasoning behind the skills
• Includes aide-memoires, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and checklists for self-evaluation
• Uses large, clear photographs and diagrams in a ‘step-by-step’ approach to each procedure and skill
• Features valuable ‘contraindications’ that show when it’s inappropriate to carry out certain procedures
• Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/practicalmedprocedures featuring interactive multiple choice questions and videos demonstrating practical techniques

Beginning with basic procedures and progressing to more complex skills, Practical Medical Procedures at a Glance builds confidence and provides an invaluable overview of the skills needed throughout medical school and beyond, regardless of specialty.

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Dec 182014
 


The best-selling USMLE Step 2 CS review book--now completely updated to reflect the latest exam format!

  • 44 full-length practice cases that simulate the real exam--including pediatric and telephone interviews as well as suggested closing statements for each case
  • A revised and expanded set of minicases representing common complaints, designed to help you rapidly develop a set of differential diagnoses
  • Updated content based on feedback from recent U.S. and international test takers
  • Step-by-step strategies for interacting with standardized patients, including "difficult patients"
  • Detailed descriptions of high-yield physical exam maneuvers that will win you points without costing time
  • Time management advice to maximize your clinical encounters
  • Proven study and exam strategies from students who passed the exam

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Dec 142014
 


Do you want to pass the CSA exam first time and with a high score? Are you looking for a comprehensive CSA revision book? Succeeding in the MRCGP Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) is an essential part of progressing through general practice specialty training. This comprehensive revision guide is the most up-to-date available and contains a variety cases of covering the entire breadth of the RCGP curriculum. Written by doctors who have successfully passed the MRCGP CSA exam, this book is packed with advice and tips, including guidance on topics that candidates consistently struggle with. This comprehensive MRCGP CSA revision guide describes the writers' memories of their recent CSA exams together with general advice on how to best prepare for it in those last few weeks (and hours!) before the exam. It includes a variety of cases spanning across the entire RCGP curriculum. It offers detailed guidance for each case on how to get the most out of each consultation by maximising your consultation skills. It gives both instructions for role-players and candidates for each case. It equips candidates with a structured, generalised approach that can be applied to any CSA scenario that may arise. It provides two full mock CSA circuits (26 cases) which can be completed under timed conditions. This engaging and easy to use guide will provide you with everything you need to know to fully prepare for all aspects of the CSA exam, and is an essential book for anyone serious in excelling in this exam.
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Dec 122014
 

Advanced Assessment: Interpreting Findings and Formulating Differential Diagnoses (Paperback)

By (author): Mary Jo Goolsby EdD MSN ANP-C CAE FAANP, Laurie Grubbs PhD MSN ANP-C

The 3rd Edition of this AJN Book of the Year shows you how to perform a focused history and physical based on presenting complaints and then interpret the findings to arrive at a definitive differential diagnosis.

Its complaint-focused organization makes it the perfect point-of-care resource for the classroom and in the clinical setting.

Look for the Plus Code inside new, printed texts—your key to unlocking the instructor and student resources online at DavisPlus, including your Davis Digital Version and interactive case studies.

 

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