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The third edition of this highly acclaimed review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study by synthesizing the complex knowledge needed to pass the exam into a concise, well-organized format. It is updated with key information about the new FNP certification exam, including new test format questions featuring photos of skin and eye conditions, drag and drop, EKG, and more challenging multiple choice questions. Also new to the third edition is more detailed information about non-clinical topics on the exam including research, ethics, medico-legal issues, advanced practice law, health practices of major religions, and reimbursement guidelines. One hundred new review questions throughout the book and on the practice exam—including answer key and rationale--increase the total number of questions to 740.
Designed to help FNP students boost their confidence through intensive review and high-quality questions, the third edition features a succinct, precisely targeted ‘need-to-know’ detail of diseases commonly seen in primary care. It covers the entire lifespan from pediatrics through geriatrics, and offers extensive test-taking techniques and question dissection and analysis sections that provide strategies on how to identify the best clues during the problem-solving process. Organized by body system, sections are consistently formatted and encompass Danger Signals, Normal Findings, Lab findings, Benign Variants, and individual Disease Review topics for each system. Additional outstanding features include Exam Tips and Clinical Tips that help to focus system study on key information.
New to the Third Edition:Updated information reflecting the new FNP certification exam New test format questions used by AANC including photos of skin and eye conditions, drag and drop, EKG, and more complex multiple choice questions 100 new in-depth review questions for a total of 740 Additional information about non-clinical topics including culture, religion, and health practices; evidence-based medicine; and more
Key Features:Provides a succinct, precisely targeted review of diseases commonly seen in primary careDelineates strategic “question dissection techniques” for study success developed by the authorIncludes Exam Tips and Clinical Tips to help prioritize and interpret test contentOutlines Normal Findings and Benign Variants in physical assessment of each body systemOffers intensive pharmacology review
In 1887, Nellie Bly accepted an assignment from publisher Joseph Pulitzer of the New York World and went undercover at the lunatic asylum on Blackwell Island, America’s first municipal mental hospital. Calling herself “Nellie Brown,” she was able to convince policemen, a judge, and a series of doctors of her madness with a few well-practiced facial expressions of derangement.
At the institution, Bly discovered the stuff of nightmares. Mentally ill patients were fed rotten, inedible food; violently abused by a brutal, uncaring staff; and misdiagnosed, mistreated, or generally ignored by the doctors and so-called mental health experts entrusted with their care. To her horror, Bly encountered sane patients who had been committed on the barest of pretenses and came to the shocking realization that, while the Blackwell Island asylum was remarkably easy to get into, it was nearly impossible to leave.
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Dr Emma K Stokes, President, World Confederation for Physical Therapy
This world-leading title in sport and exercise medicine is an authoritative and practical guide to physiotherapy and musculoskeletal medicine for clinicians and students.
To accommodate the rapid advances in the professions, this fifth edition has been expanded into two volumes. This first volume, Clinical Sports Medicine: Injuries, is the essential guide to all aspects of preventing, diagnosing and treating sports-related injuries. It serves physiotherapists, team clinicians, athletic trainers, sports therapists, sports rehabilitators and trainers, as well as students in the health professions and in Human Movement Studies.
All chapters have been updated and rewritten by an international team of sports physiotherapists and sports physicians at the top of their fields. More than 550 new figures have been added to bring the total number of illustrations to 1300. There are 15 new chapters, including:
• Shoulder pain
• Acute knee injuries
• Posterior thigh pain
• Low back pain
• Return to play
• Sport-specific biomechanics
This ebook is enhanced with 40 video masterclasses showing procedures such as foot examination, hip injections and basic biomechanical assessment.
Note: The second volume, Clinical Sports Medicine: Exercise Medicine, is scheduled for release in 2018 and will focus on the health benefits of exercise and the medical issues in sport. It will serve general practitioners and other clinicians who prescribe exercise to promote health and to treat medical conditions such as heart disease and diabetes.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
OAM, MBBS, FACSEP, FACSM, FFSEM
Peter Brukner is a Sport and Exercise Physician and currently the Australian cricket team doctor. He was previously Head of Sports Medicine and Sports Science at the Liverpool Football Club in the UK. Peter is the founding partner of the Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre, a past president of the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians, and Professor of Sports Medicine at La Trobe University. Peter has been an
Olympic team physician and was the Socceroos team doctor at the 2010 World Cup. In 2005 he was awarded the Order of Australia medal (OAM) for services to sports medicine.
MD, PhD, MBA, FACSEP, FACSM, FFSEM
Karim Khan is a Sport and Exercise Physician and Professor of Sports Medicine at the Department of Family
Practice at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He is Editor in Chief of the British Journal
of Sports Medicine (BJSM) and has published more than 300 peer-reviewed research articles. In 2001, he was awarded the Australian Prime Minister’s Medal for service to sports medicine. Karim was profiled in The Lancet in its 2012 Olympic Games issue.
Written by 21st Century pioneers in the field, this second, cutting-edge edition offers the latest science throughout 1,400 pages and a remarkable video library covering anatomy, diagnosis, epidemiology, history, treatment indications, technical nuances, outcomes, and complications. Internationally renowned experts from across the globe share clinical pearls and best practices,from the research lab to the ER to the OR.
Medical, surgical, endovascular, cerebral revascularization, bypass surgery, radiation therapy, and other procedures are covered in depth. Evidence-based and transdisciplinary, the second edition covers the full spectrum of neurovascular pathologies,preoperatively and postoperatively,including:
Ischemic Stroke and Vascular InsufficiencyCerebral and Spinal AneurysmsCerebral and Spinal Arteriovenous Fistulae and MalformationsVascular TumorsCarotid Artery DiseaseMoya-Moya Disease Moya-Moya DiseaseRevascularization techniques
Organized into 11 primary sections, 99 richly illustrated chapters, and more than 140 videos, this volume is an invaluable, one-stop reference tool. It is a must-have for general, vascular and endovascular neurosurgeons; interventional radiologists; neurologists; critical care practitioners; and neuro-rehabilitation specialists.
Improve your technique and optimize outcomes with pearls and pitfalls from the authors. Get just the information you need thanks to a new, more concise format and a user-friendly presentation.
Watch and learn: 72 video clips show you how Dr. Chung performs key techniques.
Know what to look for, how to proceed, and what results to expect with even more photos and illustrations demonstrating each technique and radiographs showing presenting problems and post-surgical outcomes.
Stay up to date on the latest advances, including a greater focus on tissue-transplantation topics, four new procedures on skin flaps, and additional chapters on tendon transfers.
Bringing together experts from research, industry, surgery and practice, it is structured in four distinct parts for easy navigation by the busy clinician:
Basic Concepts - giving an overview of the physiology pertinent to cosmetic dermatology and the delivery systems by which treatments can take effect;
Hygiene Products - evaluating cleansing and moisturising products;
Adornment - looking at aesthetic techniques such as cosmetics, nail protheses and hair treatment;
Antiaging - ie, injectables, resurfacing and skin contouring techniques, and the rapidly growing area of Cosmeceuticals.
With over 300 high-quality images and key summary boxes throughout, this new edition incorporates the newest procedural innovations in this rapidly developing field. Perfect for all dermatologists, especially those specialising in cosmetic dermatology and whether hospital-based or in private practice, it provides the complete cosmetic regimen for your patients and will be an indispensable tool to consult over and over again.
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Includes all 5 modules (some are optional depending on your school)
- Reading Comprehension
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Extensive (hundreds of pages) review and tutorials on all topics
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The more questions you see, the more likely you are to pass the test. And between our study guide and practice tests, you’ll have over 400 practice questions that cover every category. You can fine-tune your knowledge in areas where you feel comfortable and be more efficient in improving your problem areas.
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Updates to the new edition include:New chapters on the measurement of outcomes resulting from intervention, preventable hearing loss, implementation of newborn hearing screening programs, and the future of implantable devices, among othersReorganization for improved sequencing of content areaSubstantially updated chapters
The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology, Second Edition is intended for use in doctoral-level education programs in audiology or hearing science, as well as to serve as an in-depth reference source for practicing audiologists and other professionals, educators, scientists, and policy makers seeking current and definitive information on evidence-based pediatric audiology practice.
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For decades, one name has been synonymous with the most respected, rigorous perspectives on medical toxicology and the treatment of poisoned and overdosed patients: Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies. Presented in full color, Goldfrank’s delivers essential, patientcenteredcoverage of every aspect of poison management. The editors and authors are recognized as preeminent scholars in their specialties and provide unmatched coverage of all aspects of toxicologic emergencies, from pharmacology and clinical presentation to cutting-edge treatment strategies.
Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies, Tenth Edition begins with an examination of medical toxicology principles and techniques. It then reviews the biochemical, molecular, and pathophysiologic basis of toxicology, followed by an intense focus on toxicologic principles related to special patient populations.
FeaturesCase studies enhance your understanding of the clinical application of the text material Practical focus on the pathophysiologic basis of medical toxicology The Antidotes in Depth sections delivers the expertise of toxicologists across the world as they present treatments for critically ill poisoned and overdosed patients and allow you to easily identify key issues relating to the use of complex and often unfamiliar therapies The principles of risk management, medicolegal decision making, patient safety, post mortem toxicology and the assessment of ethanol induced impairment described in chapters and Special Considerations emphasize the interface between medical toxicology, the law, and quality care
"This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination." --Doodys Reviews
This third edition of the incomparable review bible for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Examination has been completely updated to reflect current practice and the core knowledge tested on the exam. Known for its organization, consistency, and clarity, the book distills the essentials and provides focused reviews of all major topics. Coverage is expanded in the third edition to include dedicated sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound that reflect new board requirements.
Written in outline format for readability and easy access to information, content is modeled after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide. To aid in information retention, ìPearlsî are designated with an open-book icon to highlight key concepts and stress clinical and board-eligible aspects of each topic. The text is divided into major subspecialty areas written by authors with clinical expertise in each subject area, and content is reviewed by senior specialists to ensure the utmost accuracy. More than 500 high-quality illustrations clarify and reinforce concepts. The book also provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout and includes a section on biostatistics in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to its proven value as a resource for exam preparation, the book is also a must-have for practicing physiatrists seeking recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping trainees to prepare for the exam.New to the Third Edition:
Thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on BoardsImproved organization, clarity, and consistencyPresents new chapters/sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasoundKey Features:
Board"Pearlsî are highlighted with an open-book icon throughout the text to flag key concepts and stress high-yield aspects of each topicModels the table of contents after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwideAuthored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed by senior specialists in those areasOrganizes information in outline format and by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitationPraise for the First Edition:
ì... there is no other comparable text in PM&R. The key resource for facts needed to pass boards and useful for those in clinical practice for day to day use as well. - -Doody's Reviews
"I congratulate the editors and authors for coming up with such incredible and concise work...I think that this book is a must for all residents undergoing training in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation." -Saudi Medical Journal
"Over the years many residents have confronted the problem of what to study for the boards...This elegant volume will finally fulfill this critical void" - From the foreword by Ernest W. Johnson, M.D.
Intentional steps to codify and harvest the lessons learned within the militaryâ€™s trauma system are needed to ensure a ready military medical force for future combat and to prevent death from survivable injuries in both military and civilian systems. This will require partnership across military and civilian sectors and a sustained commitment from trauma system leaders at all levels to assure that the necessary knowledge and tools are not lost.
A National Trauma Care System defines the components of a learning health system necessary to enable continued improvement in trauma care in both the civilian and the military sectors. This report provides recommendations to ensure that lessons learned over the past decade from the militaryâ€™s experiences in Afghanistan and Iraq are sustained and built upon for future combat operations and translated into the U.S. civilian system.
The health care system in the United States has been called the best in the world. Yet wide health disparities persist between different social groups, and many Americans suffer from poorer health than people in other developed countries. Donald A. Barr's Health Disparities in the United States explores how socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity interact with socioeconomic inequality to create and perpetuate these health disparities. Examining the significance of this gulf for the medical community, cultural subsets, and society at large, Barr offers potential policy- and physician-based solutions for reducing health inequity in the long term.
This popular course book, which has been fully updated, now incorporates significant new material, including a chapter on the profound effects of inequality on child development, behavioral choices, and adult health status. An essential text for courses in public health, health policy, and sociology, the second edition analyzes the complex web of social forces that influence health outcomes in the United States. This book is a vital teaching tool and a comprehensive reference for social science and medical professionals.
• Provides a complete, equine-specific reference on clinical immunology
• Focuses on clinically relevant information for the diagnosis and treatment of horses with immune disorders
• Illustrates the concepts discussed using drawings, photographs, and tables
• Presents key concepts, clinical assessment information, and treatment approaches in text boxes for ease of use
• Offers a practical, clinically oriented approach ideal for equine specialists
In 2010, Jim established the "Genesis II Church of Health and Healing", a non-religious Church with the goal being, "A world without disease". The Genesis II Church is working to protect people's rights to take control of their own Health by taking personal responsibility for it and not allowing others to do it for them. Genesis II members have the God-given unalienable right to choose products for their health, including but not limited to; foods, plants, vitamins, minerals, herbs and all remedies in any quantities they consider useful or necessary for his or her personal health or the health of his or her family. The only prerequisites for membership being: Do good deeds, heal the sick, always to what is right, enlightening those who sleep and working for the freedom of all mankind. As of 7-24-2011, the Genesis II Church has trained 231 Health ministers in 57 countries to help reach the goal, "A world without disease". ???What this book is about
If you are new to MMS, I hope you do not think that this book tells about just another interesting supplement that can help some people after they take it for several months. Not so. This Master Mineral Supplement (MMS) works in a few hours. The #1 killer of mankind in the world today is malaria, a disease that is typically overcome by this supplement in only four hours. This has been proven through clinical trials in Malawi, a country in eastern Africa. In killing the malaria parasite in the body, there was not a single failure and at this writing, more than 800 HIV/AIDS cases have been successfully treated in Malawi, with all the before-and- after tests and records in place. More than 5 million people have used MMS worldwide.
After taking the Master Mineral Supplement, people are often disease-free in 5 days and other diseases and conditions simply disappear. If patients in the nearest hospital were treated with this Master Mineral, over 50% of them would be back home within a week and 90% would be home before two months were out.
For more than 100 years, clinics and hospitals have used the active ingredient in this supplement to sterilize hospital floors, tables, equipment, and other items. Now this same powerful germ killer can be harnessed by the immune system to safely kill pathogens in the human body.
Amazing as it might seem, when MMS is taken correctly, the immune system can use it to kill only those germs, bacteria and viruses that are harmful to the body. MMS does not affect the friendly bacteria in the body nor any of the healthy cells. It is one of the same chemicals that the body’s immune system manufactures to kill pathogens and other harmful microorganisms in the body.
MMS is the greatest solution to mankind’s diseases and ills now known. It is not a drug. I have provided complete details on how to make this supplement in your kitchen, buying most of the ingredients off the shelf. It is entirely possible that you will save someone’s life or your own.
Because MMS functions as a supercharger to the immune system, it is not meant for treatment of any particular disease; rather, it has been found to improve the immune system to the point of overcoming most diseases, frequently in less than 24 hours.
My purpose in writing this book is to spread the information more widely. This information is far too important to allow any one person, one group or even several groups to have control of it. It is information that the world should have. After 5 years of seeing practically nothing done by a group that could have done a great deal, I finally realized that the information had to be distributed to as many people as possible or someone would always be out of the loop and not receiving this life-saving data. It regularly occurs that a great deal of important medical information is withheld from the public that could have saved lives. It is my intention to prevent that from happening with this information.
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To enhance clinical relevance, each protocol is written as if the patient were present. Evidence to support an intervention is given where it exists. The authors' experience provides additional wise counsel. Key references provide the springboard for a deeper understanding of a topic. In this more compact and fully updated sixth edition, new protocols includeAmniotic fluid disorders Depression Fetal growth restriction HIV Indicated late preterm and early term birth Malaria Noninvasive prenatal diagnosis
Designed for clinical practice by the leaders of two generations of maternal-fetal medicine, no obstetrician or obstetric health care provider can afford to miss Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancy.
Steven Buser trained in medicine at Duke University and served 12 years as a physician in the US Air Force. He is a graduate of the two-year Clinical Training Program at the CG Jung Institute of Chicago and is a co-founder of the Asheville Jung Center. In addition to a busy psychiatric private practice he serves as Publisher for Chiron Publications. He is active in the community and strives to integrate faith and spirituality into psychotherapy. He resides in the mountains in Asheville, NC with his wife and two children.
Len Cruz is the Editor-in-Chief of Chiron Publications, a book publishing company specializing in psychology, mythology, religion, and culture and a co-founder of the Asheville Jung Center. He is a psychiatrist who resides in Western North Carolina.
Luke Sloan was a 5th grade student in Asheville, NC when he completed the illustrations for this book. When he's not drawing, Luke enjoys playing soccer, reading books, snow-skiing, and just plain having fun!
For the first time, this edition now comes with access to addtional ancillary meterial, including practical procdure videos and self-assessment material.Updates throughout reflect latest practice developments, curricula requirements and essential guidelines
Key point boxes highlight topic essentials as well as controversial areas of treatment
An expanded list of leading international contributors ensures comprehensive coverage and maximizes worldwide relevance
New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures
All new accompanying electronic ancillariy material, including procedure videos and self-assessment materials to check your understanding and aid exam preparation Expansion of administration section - especially patient safetyNew and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures All new accompanying electronic ancillary materials - including practical procedures videos and self-assessment materials
The 2nd edition covers techniques like the Carlino technique, "scratch and go", "BASE", double-blind stick and swap, and subintimal crush, along with tips about how to use the latest complex PCI equipment. It also covers recently published trials, CTO scores and hybrid series.
Written to bring a practical and easy to read approach, this book is perfect for interventional cardiologists, interventional and general cardiology fellows, cardiology researchers, physicians, cardiac catheterization laboratory personnel, technical staff,industry professionals and everyone else interested in understanding the cutting edge and rapidly evolving field of coronary CTO interventions.Step-by-step guidance on every technique used in coronary chronic total occlusion interventions using color figures and diagramsExpert guidance by leaders in the field with both large clinical experience and extensive experience proctoring CTOs in multiple clinical centersLinked to 104 online youtube videos illustrating the concepts and techniques presented in the text