By (author): Andrew Baldwin, Nina Hjelde, Charlotte Goumalatsou, Gil Myers
Covering each of the fourteen core medical specialties, the tenth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties is the must-have reference guide to each of the specialties you will encounter through your medical school and Foundation Programme rotations. Now updated with the latest guidelines, and developed by a new and trusted author team who have contemporary experience of life on the wards, this unique resource presents the content in a concise and logical way, giving clear advice on clinical management and offering insight into holistic care.
Packed full of high-quality illustrations, boxes, tables, and classifications, this handbook is ideal for use at direct point of care, whether on the ward or in the community, and for study and revision. Each chapter is easy to read and filled with digestible information, with features including ribbons to mark your most-used pages and mnemonics to help you memorize and retain key facts, while quotes from patients help the reader understand each problem better, enhancing the doctor/patient relationship. With reassuring and friendly advice throughout, this is the ultimate guide for every medical student and junior doctor for each clinical placement, and as a revision tool. This tenth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties remains the perfect companion to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, together encompassing the entire spectrum of clinical medicine and helping you to become the doctor you want to be.
Features: Used Book in Good Condition By (author): Muhunthan Thillai, Kaji Sritharan
Doctors often lack the skills needed to give them a competitive edge over their colleagues. Despite being academically gifted they leave medical school after six years ill equipped to attain their own career goals. Management skills that are often the most basic to those working for private companies are left out of their undergraduate training. Some simple tips, strategies and well researched advice will empower doctors to develop their own unique career pathway and help them achieve success in their professional life.
This book is for all newly qualified doctors. It systematically and logically examines the entire hospital doctor and GP career process from start to finish, dispelling common myths and advising doctors on how to break down their career into sections and tackle them one at a time. Planning a career should be like sitting an exam. Each chapter is devoted to one aspect of the career pathway from how to choose the right job for you through to FY1, FY2 and ST jobs, and covering application forms, exams, the interview process, audit and finally publications.
This book helps to answer specific questions such as:
Should I apply for jobs in multiple deaneries to increase my chances of success?
What do those questions on the application form really mean?
Exactly what type of questions will come up in my interview?
Which postgraduate exam should I choose, how will I get through it and when should I sit it?
How can I excel in an audit and make a difference to my department?
How do I get published and which journals should I choose?
Brimming with sound practical advice, hints, tips with its readily accessible style and approach, this text is an essential purchase for all doctors embarking on their career.
A new way to excel on the Internal Medicine Clerkship from Conrad Fischer!
Top Shelf: Essential Learning for the Internal Medicine Clerkship uses Conrad Fischer’s unique method of distilling complex concepts into accessible, high-yield narrative to maximize your retention and boost your performance on the clerkship and shelf exam.Fischer doesn’t just give you what you need to “get by” — he helps you really understand the practice of internal medicine — so you can provide outstanding patient care and ace the shelf exam. This unique work encapsulates Conrad Fischer’s more than twenty years’ board review classroom experience into one score-boosting, memory-enhancing text.
·Numerous clinical images and tables aid retention
·Sidebars summarize key points for easy review
·Tips provide focused learning and highlight incorrect answer choices to prevent them from being repeated on exams or during rounds
Pancreatitis: medical and surgical management provides gastroenterologists and GI surgeons, both fully qualified and in training, with a focused, evidence-based approach to the most exciting developments in the diagnosis and clinical management of pancreatitis.
Focusing mainly on the rapidly changing and innovative medical and surgical strategies to manage the disease, new surgical procedures such as endoscopic biliary intervention and minimally invasive necrosectomy to exciting new medical therapies like Antiprotease, Lexipafant, probiotics and enzyme treatment are all discussed.
Full colour throughout, with over 250 colour illustrations and with reference to the latest clinical guidelines from the AGA, ACG and UEGW at all times, it is an essential consultation tool for all those managing patients with this increasingly common condition.
By (author): Edward T. Bope MD, Rick D. Kellerman MD
Covering more than 300 clinically relevant topics, Conn’s Current Therapy 2017 by Drs. Edward T. Bope and Rick D. Kellerman offers an in-depth, personal approach to treatment from international experts, ideally suited for today’s busy medical practitioners. Trustworthy and easy to use, this annually updated resource focuses solely on the most current treatment protocols for common complaints, acute diseases, and chronic illnesses you’re likely to see. New chapters and numerous new authors in this edition bring you fully up to date on the topics you need to know about for effective patient care.
Reliable, in-depth, systems-based content suitable for all first-line-of-defense providers.
Thorough PharmD review of recently approved and soon-to-be approved drugs.
Easy access to the latest evidence-based treatment practices for the most effective results.
More than 400 easy-to-understand tables make referencing complex data quick and easy.
Nearly 300 images, including algorithms, anatomical illustrations, and photographs, provide useful information for diagnosis.
Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase.
This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Easy access to the latest evidence-based treatment practices
for the most effective results.
Seven new chapters cover palliative care, pancreatic cancer, babesiosis, Zika virus, sexual dysfunction, bronchiolitis, and failure to thrive.
New authors provide a fresh perspective and their personal approach to scores of conditions and topics, including arboviruses and other emerging viruses.
By (author): Charles Wiener, Dennis L. Kasper, Anthony S. Fauci, Stephen Hauser, Dan Longo, J. Larry Jameson, Joseph Loscalzo, Cynthia Brown, Brain Houston
Nothing prepares you for exam success like Harrison’s!
VIBRANT FULL-COLOR PRESENTATION INCLUDES COLOR ATLAS — 500 ALL-NEW QUESTIONS!
Now you can add the unmatched authority of Harrison’s to your board review or test preparation. Based on the content of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition, this rigorous study aid is essential for Internal Medicine Board certification or recertification/maintenance of certification, or as a refresher for any internal medicine examination.
Reflecting the accuracy, currency, and wide scope of Harrison’s, this complete review of internal medicine delivers more than 1,000 extremely challenging review questions, many of which utilize realistic patient scenarios, including radiographic and pathologic images. Each question is accompanied by explanations for correct and incorrect answers. These explanations — which are derived from and cross-referenced to Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition– are one of the most effective ways to learn and teach internal medicine. They are designed to bolster your understanding of pathophysiology, epidemiology, differential diagnosis, clinical decision making, and therapeutics.
The format of the book has also been enhanced, allowing for a more effective use of color images throughout. Readers will appreciate the convenience of having color images next to their citations in the text.
A GREAT WAY TO LEARN INTERNAL MEDICINE: • Coverage spans the entire spectrum of internal medicine • Each topic is covered in proportion to its level of importance on the Internal Medicine Examination Blueprint • Approximately 500 NEW, never-before-published Q&As (more than 60% of the questions are NEW!) • Includes full-color atlas • Content follows the organization of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition– making it perfect for side-by-side study • Beautiful full-color presentation
REAL-LIFE CASES FOR THE PEDIATRICS CLERKSHIP AND THE SHELF EXAM
You need exposure to high-yield cases to excel in the internal medicine clerkship and on the shelf exam. Case Files: Internal Medicine presents 60 real-life cases that illustrated essential concepts in this area of medicine. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, definitions of key terms, and USMLE-style review questions. With this system, you’ll learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts.
60 cases with USMLE-style questions help you master core competencies to excel in the clerkship and ace the shelf exam
Clinical pearls highlight key points
Primer teaches you how to approach clinical problems
Proven learning system maximizes your shelf exam scores
Make quick and accurate diagnoses and treatment decisions at the point of care with this bestselling guide! The5-Minute Clinical Consult Standard 2017 is a practical and useful resource for primary care clinicians, as well as those in family medicine, emergency medicine, nursing, and pediatrics. Using a three-column, bulleted format, the print edition provides rapid access to diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and associated factors for more than 570 diseases and conditions, plus over 110 diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms.
The 5-Minute Clinical Consult Standard 2017, 25th Edition, includes:
Succinct information on more than 570 commonly encountered diseases and disorders and 110 treatment and diagnostic algorithms (20 are new!)
Evidence-based medicine content, fully updated and easily accessible for quick reference.
Accurate drug dosing information carefully reviewed by a PharmD
Written by esteemed internal medicine and family medicine practitioners and published by the leading publisher in medical content, The 5-Minute Clinical Consult Standard 2017, 25th Edition includes a Free Trial to 5MinuteConsult.com
5MinuteConsult.com is a quicker, more valuable, evidence-based, online workflow tool easily integrated at the point of care. 5MinuteConsult.com provides online-exclusive content, including:
Differential diagnosis support from an expanded collection of algorithms
Current evidence-based designations highlighted in each topic
570+ commonly encountered diseases in print, with an additional 1,400 online topics, including content from The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult and Rosen & Barkin’s 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult
Thousands of images to help support visual diagnosis of all conditions
Video library of procedures, treatment, and physical therapy
A-to-Z Drug Database from Facts & Comparisons®
Laboratory test interpretation from Wallach’s Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests
More than 3,000 patient handouts in English and Spanish
ICD-10 codes, DSM-5 criteria, and SNOMED codes
Quick-access link to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force calculator
Point-of-care CME/CE: .5 credits while you search the site to find the best treatment for your patients. This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20 prescribed credits by the AAFP and the ANCC
Consider a subscription to 5MinuteConsult.com, available for 1 year with the purchase of The 5-Minute Clinical Consult Premium 2017: 1-Year Enhanced Online Access + Print, 25th Edition or an online-only subscription, available at www.5MinuteConsult.com.
How prepared are you for the new USMLE Step 3? Are you worried about answering questions on basic science concepts? Uncertain about managing the clock in CCS cases? Unprepared to answer questions on general internal medicine topics? This book is the balm.
Created by bestselling author and lecturer Dr. Conrad Fischer, Internal Medicine Correlations & Clinical Scenarios provides an entertaining and comprehensive review of internal medicine topics on the USMLE Step 3. Progressive clinical cases–embedded with meaningful foundational science correlations and CCS exam tips–ensure that you’re prepared for the new USMLE Step 3.
100 medicine cases with Q&A provide practice for the multiple-choice exam component of the USMLE Step 3
Embedded basic science correlations prepare you to answer foundational science questions
Integrated CCS navigation tips prepare you to handle Computer-based Case Simulations
High-yield coverage of cardiology, hematology, endocrinology, neurology, gastroenterology, nephrology, pulmonary, rheumatology, oncology, infectious diseases, and emergency medicine topics