Med School in a Box

Med School in a Box Author Mental Floss
ISBN-10 1594741476
Release 2007-03-08
Pages 96
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So you're thinking about med school but you're not ready to devote the next ten years to grad school. Or perhaps you're already a medical doctor and just want a quick refresher course. Either way, the brilliant minds at Mental_Floss magazine are happy to help. Med School in a Box offers instruction in anatomy, physiology, neurosurgery, and other impressive-sounding subjects for the wildly low price of $14.95. Your program includes: Med School in 96 Pages: Your Comprehensive Textbook 10 Heroes of Medicine Trading Cards 10 Extra-Credit Study Cards A devilishly complicated medical trivia board exam A rolled diploma with real Latin words It's the perfect gift for doctors and would-be doctors of all ages, from the highest-ranked boxed medical school in the country!



Med School Confidential

Med School Confidential Author Robert H. Miller
ISBN-10 0312330081
Release 2006-07-25
Pages 282
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Provides firsthand, authoritative guidelines for readers thinking about or preparing for a medical school program, chronicling the entire process, from application and the four years of educational curriculum, to internships and residencies, fellowships, and selecting a specialty and finding the right job. Original. 35,000 first printing.



Law School in a Box

Law School in a Box Author
ISBN-10 1594741468
Release 2007-03-08
Pages 96
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Sure, you could spend $100,000 on a law degree from Harvard or Yale. But then you'd have to deal with crowded classrooms, inconvenient course schedules, and rigorous academic study. Fortunately, the brilliant minds of Mental_Floss magazine are proud to offer an alternative: Law School in a Box. This prestigious boxed university offers a complete legal education for just $14.95. Your program includes: Law School in 96 Pages: Your Comprehensive Textbook 10 Heroes of the Courtroom Trading Cards 10 'You Be the Judge' Cards A devilishly complicated legal trivia bar exam A rolled diploma with real Latin words It's the perfect gift for lawyers and would-be lawyers of all ages, from the highest-ranked boxed law school in the country!



Everything I Learned in Medical School

Everything I Learned in Medical School Author Sujay Kansagra
ISBN-10 9781451587616
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 180
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Delivering a baby, sleep deprivation, giving bad news, dissecting bodies, seeing death—the journey of becoming an MD is not an easy one. Join the author as he takes you through his four years at Duke Medical School. Through this book, he explores the world of medicine through fresh eyes and shares the serious, the stressful, the entertaining, the unbelievable, the struggles, the sick, the unexplainable, and the stories that taught him everything he learned in medical school (besides all the book stuff, of course).



Kill as Few Patients as Possible

Kill as Few Patients as Possible Author Oscar London
ISBN-10 9781580089173
Release 2008
Pages 109
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This oft-quoted all-time favorite of the medical community will gladden--and strengthen--the hearts of patients, doctors, and anyone entering medical study, internship, or practice. With unassailable logic and rapier wit, the sage Dr. Oscar London muses on the challenges and joys of doctoring, and imparts timeless truths, reality checks, and poignant insights gleaned from 30 years of general practice--while never taking himself (or his profession) too seriously. The classic book on the art and humor of practicing medicine, celebrating its 20th anniversary in a new gift edition with updates throughout. Previous editions have sold more than 200,000 copies. The perfect gift for med students and grads as well as new and practicing physicians. Approximately 17,000 students graduate from med school each spring in North America.



How to Study in Medical School 2nd Edition

How to Study in Medical School  2nd Edition Author Armin Kamyab
ISBN-10 9781449099299
Release 2011-01-27
Pages 100
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#1 best selling book in its class! How to Study in Medical School, 2nd Edition provides a thorough and comprehensive method for studying the Basic Sciences in medical school and leaves no detail behind. Dr. Kamyab's unique system of studying is an effective study process that not only helps you understand the material and stay-up-to date, but also helps you retain the information for your medical school tests, your licensing examinations, your clinical rotations, and beyond. Unlike similar books written by authors with Education Degrees or PhD Professors, this is one of the few books in its class that is written by a Medical School graduate. It is therefore written by an author who has gone through the process, and knows how to study effectively and succeed in Medical School. The 2nd Edition includes new chapters and a new frequently asked questions section. If you are starting medical school and are serious about succeeding, pick up your copy today!



The Medical School Admissions Guide

The Medical School Admissions Guide Author Suzanne M. Miller
ISBN-10 9781936633777
Release 2010
Pages 183
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Lovable Clover Twig is back, and now she's traveling along the Perilous Path to try and save her little brother!Clover Twig-clever, neat, responsible-is still in the employ of Mrs. Eckles - chaotic, cantankerous, and a witch. One day, Granny Dismal, a witch from the neighboring village, warns them that the Perilous Path has been seen in the woods. The Perilous Path has been around for ages and every witch in town is familiar with its lures and tricks, but it's all new for the sensible Clover Twig and her clumsy friend Wilf. When little Herby, Clover's baby brother, goes missing, Clover and Wilf must take their chances on the Path and rescue him from the clutches of Mrs. Eckles' evil sister, Mesmeranza.



Becoming a Doctor

Becoming a Doctor Author Melvin Konner
ISBN-10 0140111166
Release 1988
Pages 390
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"A valuable contribution to the growing literature of medical culture."—Gerald Weissman, New York Univ. Medical Center.



How to Succeed at Medical School

How to Succeed at Medical School Author Dason Evans
ISBN-10 9781118703397
Release 2015-06-08
Pages 272
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Can you adapt to the wide variety of learning environments in medicine? Can you show your best abilities in the exams at the same time as learning to be a doctor? Can you balance your studies with an enjoyable social life? Can you develop your professionalism and manage your 'digital footprint'? How to Succeed at Medical School will help you learn these vital skills, and much more. Written by experienced medical school teachers and packed full of case studies, illustrations, quotes from other students, tip boxes, exercises, portfolios and learning techniques to help you communicate, study and revise - it’s an essential resource to help you thrive at medical school. This thoroughly updated second edition includes new chapters on Professionalism and Teaching, and provides invaluable insight into what to expect from the start of medical school right through to the start of your medical career.



The Medical School Interview

The Medical School Interview Author Samir P. Desai
ISBN-10 193797801X
Release 2013-06-15
Pages 197
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The interview is the most important factor in admission decisions. Utilizing a unique combination of evidence-based advice and an insider's perspective, the authors help you achieve your ultimate goal: medical school.



White Coat

White Coat Author Ellen L. Rothman
ISBN-10 0688153135
Release 1999-03-17
Pages 352
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In White Coat, Ellen Rothman offers a vivid account of her four years at one of the best medical schools in the country, and opens the infamously closed door between patient and doctor. Touching on today's most important medical issues -- such as HMOs, AIDS, and assisted suicide -- the author navigates her way through despair, exhilaration, and a lot of exhaustion in Harvard's classrooms and Boston's hospitals to earn the indisputable title to which we entrust our lives. With a thoughtful, candid voice, Rothman writes about a wide range of experiences -- from a dream about holding the hand of a cadaver she had dissected to the acute embarrassment she felt when asking patients about their sexual histories. She shares her horror at treating a patient with a flesh-eating skin infection, the anxiety of being "pimped" by doctors for information (when doctors quiz students on anatomy and medicine), as well as the ultimate reward of making the transformation and of earning a doctor's white coat. For readers of Perri Klass, Richard Selzer, and the millions of fans of ER, White Coat is a fascinating account of one woman's journey through school and into the high-stakes drama of the medical world.



Ending Medical Reversal

Ending Medical Reversal Author Vinayak K. Prasad
ISBN-10 9781421417721
Release 2015-09-22
Pages 280
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We expect medicine to progress in an orderly fashion, with good medical practices being replaced by better ones. But some tests and therapies are discontinued because they are found to be worse, or at least no better, than what they replaced. Medications like Vioxx and procedures such as vertebroplasty for back pain caused by compression fractures are among the medical "advances" that turned out to be dangerous or useless. What Dr. Vinayak K. Prasad and Dr. Adam S. Cifu call medical reversal happens when doctors start using a medication, procedure, or diagnostic tool without a robust evidence base—and then stop using it when it is found not to help, or even to harm, patients. Drs. Prasad and Cifu narrate fascinating stories from every corner of medicine to explore why medical reversals occur, how they are harmful, and what can be done to avoid them. They explore the difference between medical innovations that improve care and those that only appear to be promising. They also outline a comprehensive plan to reform medical education, research funding and protocols, and the process for approving new drugs that will ensure that more of what gets done in doctors’ offices and hospitals is truly effective.



The MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissions

The MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissions Author Jessica Freedman M. D.
ISBN-10 0983129150
Release 2015-04-05
Pages 320
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New & Updated 2016 Edition The competition to get in to medical school is fierce. Stand out from the crowd by following the tips and guidance in this book. Dr. Jessica Freedman, formerly on faculty at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where she served on medical school and residency admissions committees, will guide you step by step to improve your chances of admission to medical school. Updated for the 2016 medical school application cycle, The MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissions addresses many topics including: Where to go to college if you are premed When to take/retake the MCAT MCAT2015 Whom to ask for letters of reference and how How to improve your candidacy What medical schools look for in applicants What applicants can do to market themselves most effectively How to decide what topics should be included in the application written material, including experience entries and the personal statement How to approach the personal statement and application entries How to write the "most meaningful" application entries How medical school admissions committees decide whom to interview What to do if you are waitlisted Deciding where to apply and attend The book includes multiple full length examples of: Personal statements Application entries (both experience entries and new "most meaningful" descriptions) Secondary essays Letters of intent Whether you are an outstanding candidate hoping to attend a top-notch medical school or a borderline applicant just hoping to get in somewhere, the no-nonsense advice offered in this comprehensive guide will greatly improve your chances of achieving your goals. The MedEdits Guide to Medical School Admissions is sure to become the go-to book for all aspiring doctors.



The Medical School Interview

The Medical School Interview Author Jessica Freedman M. D.
ISBN-10 0615353916
Release 2010
Pages 100
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The Medical School Interview is a must read for every medical school applicant. Based on her experience as an admissions officer and as a private advisor with www.MedEdits.com, Dr. Jessica Freedman provides guidance on what to expect on interview day, how to influence what is discussed during your interview and what you can do to ensure a stellar interview performance. She also writes about what goes on "behind the scenes" after your interview and provides a transcript for a sample interview. The Medical School Interview includes: *What you must do to prepare *What the interviewer is trying to assess *How to influence the course of your interview *The different types of interviewers and how this impacts your experience *How you are evaluated *What happens at the admission committee meeting after you leave *A sample interview with questions and answers



Body of Work

Body of Work Author Christine Montross
ISBN-10 1594201250
Release 2007
Pages 295
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A first-year medical student describes an anatomy class during which she studied the donated body of a cadaver dubbed "Eve," an experience that profoundly influenced her subsequent studies and understanding of the human form.



Learn to Live Through Cancer

Learn to Live Through Cancer Author Stewart B. Fleishman, MD
ISBN-10 9781617050626
Release 2011-06-20
Pages 137
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A roadmap to help you recover better and faster following a cancer diagnosisófrom the moment of diagnosis through remission and life after cancer. For more than 25 years, Dr. Fleishman has helped thousands of patients and families navigate the hopes, fears, and realities of cancer. In Learn to Live through Cancer, he provides a supportive and empowering guide so that you and your family know what to expect and how to proceed at every stage of your journey with cancer. Using the tools and suggestions of his step-by-step system, youíll learn how to: Evaluate your condition Improve communication with your health care providers Participate in care decisions more easily Research your illness and treatment options Assess complementary therapy options improve overall health habits Tend to your emotional well-being Adjust to the physical and emotional changes posttreatment Packed with practical tools and evidence-based advice, Learn to Live through Cancer is an essential companion for every cancer survivor and his or her loved ones.



The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty Third Edition

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty  Third Edition Author Brian Freeman
ISBN-10 9780071790284
Release 2012-08-24
Pages 504
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You owe it to yourself to read this book before you choose a medical specialty! The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, 3rd edition delivers a well-researched, insider’s look at the complex issues medical students face when choosing a medical specialty. Supported by first-hand knowledge, useful facts and statistics – plus the author’s personal experience and gut-level reports from current residents -- this unique guide provides everything necessary to compare specialties and make a confident decision. The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, 3rd edition is divided into two sections: Part 1 Planning Your Medical Career delves into the main issues surrounding the choice of your medical specialty. These twelve chapters provide everything you need to begin making this major decision – from how to research each specialty to how to apply for residency. Part 2 Specialty Profiles features chapters devoted to each of the 20 major specialties. It provides important information such as the latest salary information, employment data, and match statistics. Features: An “insider’s look” at different areas of medicine -- with specialty chapters written by physicians just out of residency training Candid and revealing descriptions of each specialty Profiles of the major specialties, including those to which you may have had little exposure, such as radiation oncology A concise, up-to-date guide to the residency application and matching process A chapter with valuable advice to help you maximize your success in obtaining a residency position in each field Updated to include alternative career paths for MDs, such as laboratory science, the military, MD/MBA, and MD/JD