Pulmonary Disease Examination and Board Review

Pulmonary Disease Examination and Board Review Author Ronald Go
ISBN-10 9780071845304
Release 2016-04-22
Pages 512
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800 Q&A deliver a rigorous review for pulmonary board certification Part of the acclaimed McGraw-Hill Education Specialty Board Review series, this well-illustrated review is essential for pulmonary medicine physicians preparing for board certification or recertification. The coverage mirrors the board exam outline of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), focusing specifically on the most commonly tested topics in obstructive lung disease, critical care, diffuse parenchymal lung disease, sleep medicine, infections, and neoplasms. Offering more illustrations than similar reviews, Pulmonary Disease Examination and Board Review delivers authoritative coverage of the key concepts tested on the certification exam, including: making a diagnosis, test ordering and interpretation, treatment recommendations, understanding epidemiologic studies, understanding pathophysiology, and applying basic science knowledge to clinical situations. Case-based presentation mirrors the exam format Includes numerous high-quality images, including: x-rays, CT scans, and electrocardiograms Excellent as clinical refresher in pulmonary medicine



American College of Chest Physicians pulmonary medicine board review

American College of Chest Physicians pulmonary medicine board review Author American College of Chest Physicians
ISBN-10 0916609774
Release 2009
Pages 738
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American College of Chest Physicians pulmonary medicine board review has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from American College of Chest Physicians pulmonary medicine board review also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full American College of Chest Physicians pulmonary medicine board review book for free.



Harrison s Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Harrison s Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Author Joseph Loscalzo
ISBN-10 007166338X
Release 2010-06-04
Pages 592
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Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine--with all the authority of HARRISON'S Featuring the chapters on pulmonary and critical care medicine that appear in Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e, this compact clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that have defined Harrison's. Inside you'll find coverage that reflects the expertise of renowned editors and contributors--presented in a carry-anywhere format that makes it ideal for the classroom, the wards, or exam/certification preparation. Features: Current, complete coverage of need-to-know pulmonary and critical care medicine topics, including diagnosis of respiratory disorders, diseases of the respiratory system, and common critical illnesses and syndromes Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the disease-oriented topics 114 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 17e A complete chapter in print form from the acclaimed Harrison's DVD 45 chapters written by physicians who have made seminal contributions to the body of knowledge in their areas of expertise References updated since the publication of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance The Harrison's specialty series is written by the world-renowned author team who brought you Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 17e: Anthony S. Fauci, MD Eugene Braunwald, MD Dennis L. Kasper, MD Stephen L. Hauser, MD Dan L. Longo, MD J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD



Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine

Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine Author Richard A. Bordow
ISBN-10 0781752779
Release 2005
Pages 647
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The thoroughly revised, updated Sixth Edition of this Spiral® Manual is a complete, convenient, practical guide to diagnosis and management of pulmonary disorders. A new chapter on terrorism and disaster medicine has been added and new contributors have rewritten the chapters on preoperative pulmonary evaluation, aspiration pneumonia, the lung in immunocompromised hosts, staphylococcal and streptococcal pneumonias, anaerobic pulmonary infections, histoplasmosis, Aspergillus lung disease, neuromuscular diseases and spinal cord injury, pulmonary complications in burn patients, sarcoidosis, and Goodpasture's syndrome. Other chapters have been revised to incorporate recent American Thoracic Society recommendations on end-of-life care, exercise testing, tobacco control, and other concerns.



Respiratory Medicine

Respiratory Medicine Author Stephen G. Spiro
ISBN-10 9781840766066
Release 2011-04-15
Pages 208
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This edition integrates self-test questions, illustrations, and detailed explanations, as well as provides new material on sleep disordered breathing, the newer methods of staging of lung cancer, interstitial lung diseases, and infections.



Revision Notes for the Respiratory Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination

Revision Notes for the Respiratory Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination Author Caroline Patterson
ISBN-10 9780199693481
Release 2012-09-13
Pages 136
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Comprising of best of five multiple choice questions, detailed answers and separate revision notes, Revision Notes for the Respiratory Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination is the only book you need to prepare for this important examination.



Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review Author Robert D. Ficalora
ISBN-10 9780199397488
Release 2013-06-27
Pages 824
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Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review, 10th edition, is designed to meet the needs of physicians-in-training and practicing clinicians by updating their knowledge of internal medicine and preparing them for the ABIM certification and maintenance-of-certification examinations in internal medicine.



Pulmonary Medicine Review

Pulmonary Medicine Review Author Michael Zevitz
ISBN-10 0071464514
Release 2005-08-05
Pages 285
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Why waste time guessing at what you need to know for the pulmonary medicine board exam? Maximize your exam preparation time with this quick-hit question and answer review. The unique question and single-answer format eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the correct answers you'll need to know on exam day. Emphasis is placed on distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential for exam success. Great for certification and re-certification, this high-yield review for the boards is the perfect compliment to larger texts for intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before your exam.



The Washington Manual Pulmonary Medicine Subspecialty Consult

The Washington Manual Pulmonary Medicine Subspecialty Consult Author Adrian Shifren
ISBN-10 0781743761
Release 2006
Pages 284
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Written by residents, fellows, and attending physicians, this handbook is ideal for residents called on to do an inpatient consult, for students working on an inpatient medicine service, and for specialists seeking information on pulmonology and general internal medicine management. Chapters cover pulmonary function testing, respiratory failure, hemoptysis, solitary pulmonary nodule, community-acquired pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and much more. Coverage includes a section on the appropriate conduct and approach of a medical consultant and reviews of selected clinical trials.



Textbook of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Textbook of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Author SK Jindal
ISBN-10 9789385999994
Release 2017-07-17
Pages 2223
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The second edition of the comprehensive two volume set brings respiratory medicine specialists fully up to date with the latest advances and information in their field. Beginning with an introduction to lung development and physiology of the respiratory system, the next chapters discuss pharmacology, symptoms, and respiratory diagnosis. Each of the following sections is dedicated to a specific type of respiratory disease or infection, further divided to provide in depth detail on every aspect of the topic. The text also explains how each respiratory disorder may be associated with other medical specialities such as critical care, cardiology, sleep medicine, and infectious diseases. This two volume set features numerous pulmonary radiographs including CT, nuclear images, bronchoscopy, and thoracoscopy, as well as tables and diagrams to enhance learning. Key Points Fully updated, new edition of two volume set providing latest advances in pulmonary and critical care medicine Covers numerous respiratory diseases and infections and their comorbidity with other medical specialties Highly illustrated with radiographic images, tables and diagrams Previous edition (9789350250730) published in 2011



Chest Medicine

Chest Medicine Author Ronald B. George
ISBN-10 0781752736
Release 2005
Pages 652
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A favorite among residents and pulmonary fellows, this text provides all the information needed to evaluate and manage respiratory diseases and critically ill patients and to pass the American Board of Internal Medicine's subspecialty exam in pulmonary medicine. The Fifth Edition includes new information on ARDS, sedation of critically ill patients, rehabilitation for COPD, care of elderly patients, genetic testing for asthma, CTA and other diagnostic techniques for pulmonary thromboembolism, new antifungal drugs without renal toxicity, new treatment guidelines for pneumothorax, and ventilators and noninvasive ventilation for respiratory failure. This edition also includes more algorithms and differential diagnosis tables.



Neurocritical Care Board Review

Neurocritical Care Board Review Author Asma Zakaria, MD
ISBN-10 9781617050336
Release 2013-07-19
Pages 350
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Neurocritical Care Board Review: Questions and Answers provides clinicians with a thorough review of the complex subspecialty of Neurocritical Care, using a question-and-answer (Q&A) format. The Q&A format is easily readable, high yield, and serves as good practice for test takers or anyone looking to improve or reinforce essential knowledge. The book covers the key topics pertinent to (and found on) neurocritical care boards, and is organized according to the exam core curriculum outline.. A total of 649 questions address both neuroscience critical care (general neurology, neurotrauma, neurovascular and neurosurgical problems) and general critical care topics (systems trauma, cardiovascular, infectious disease, pulmonary and renal issues, and hemodynamic monitoring). Detailed explanations follow in the answer section of each chapter, along with references for further study. Where relevant, neuroimaging, EEG and monitoring waveforms, and other images are included in case questions to allow candidates to familiarize themselves with these tools that form a significant part of the exam. Features of Neurocritical Care Board Review include: Comprehensive, high-yield review that covers all areas tested on the neurocritical care certifying exam Applicability to a wide range of physicians in multiple specialties reviewing for boards or looking to test skills and clinical acumen in this challenging area Question and answer format with detailed explanations and references to facilitate recall of must-know information and help identify knowledge gaps for further attention Material aggregated from multiple specialties into a singular resource for exam study



Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review

Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review Author Bimal Ashar
ISBN-10 9780323394581
Release 2015-09-16
Pages 654
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Don't gamble on the most important exam of your career... ace the boards with The Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review! Brought to you from the birthplace of Internal Medicine and regarded as the most effective review tool in the specialty, it will ensure you're as equipped as possible on your way to certification or recertification. From internists to primary care physicians, this no-nonsense book is a must-have companion for everyone in the field. Respected experts summarize just the imperative information you need to know for certification or recertification. Comprehensive review text, bolded key information, and helpful tables and algorithms equip you with all the core knowledge you need. Exam-taking tips and tricks allow you to go into the exam with confidence. Features full-color clinical images covering all the image types you’ll see on the boards, including x-rays, common skin findings, peripheral blood smears, ophthalmology findings, and CT and MR images.



Rare and Interesting Cases in Pulmonary Medicine

Rare and Interesting Cases in Pulmonary Medicine Author Ali Ataya
ISBN-10 9780128097670
Release 2017-02-01
Pages 244
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Rare and Interesting Cases in Pulmonary Medicine provides a look into the uncommon diseases encountered in the field of pulmonary medicine. Using a case-based approach, the book provides clinical scenarios that include relevant accompanying radiology and pathology. Also included are frequently asked questions for each area, as well as a diagnosis and summary, presenting the reader with the most high yield information on each topic. Appropriate for medical students, residents, fellows, and physicians interested in pulmonary medicine, the case-based approach to each topic allows accessibility to the uncommon diseases of the field while also highlighting high yield and important points. Provides case-based approaches to the uncommon diseases of pulmonary medicine, including supporting radiology and pathology Includes uncommon case studies, providing relevant references for further reading and research opportunities Presents related topics with accompanying clinical pearls for direct application in the field



Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review Third Edition

 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review  Third Edition Author Sara Cuccurullo
ISBN-10 9781620700396
Release 2014-11-25
Pages 1000
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" Doody's Core Title 2013! ""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 Boards Improved organization, clarity, and consistency Presents new chapters/sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound Key Features: Board""Pearlsî are highlighted with an open-book icon throughout the text to flag key concepts and stress high-yield aspects of each topic Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide Authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed by senior specialists in those areas Organizes 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 & rehabilitation Praise 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. "



Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary Hypertension Author Bradley A. Maron
ISBN-10 9783319235943
Release 2015-11-02
Pages 371
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This book provides the framework for a singular reference in the field of pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary vascular disease is a complex and heterogeneous condition characterized by remodeling of distal pulmonary arterioles that increases pulmonary vascular resistance to affect cardiopulmonary hemodynamic and right ventricular function adversely, resulting in a clinical syndrome of diminished exercise tolerance, shortness of breath, and heart failure-associated morbidity and mortality. Owing to the availability of novel pulmonary circulation-selective pharmacotherapies over the previous decade, the number of pulmonary hypertension patients eligible for treatment has increased substantially. Despite this progress, under-awareness persists within the practicing pulmonary, cardiovascular, and general internal medicine communities. This is due, in part, to the complex array of molecular mechanisms implicated in the pathobiology of PH, as well as cutting-edge discoveries from translational scientific works that provide a new framework by which to understand pulmonary vascular-right ventricular coupling. Taken together, a key educational opportunity is exposed to bridge this knowledge gap through the synthesis of a contemporary text that emphasizes basic science, translational and clinical principles, and treatment strategies for understanding pulmonary hypertension.



The Comprehensive Respiratory Therapist Exam Review

The Comprehensive Respiratory Therapist Exam Review Author James R. Sills
ISBN-10 9780323241885
Release 2015-03-16
Pages 648
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Find out how and what to review for the all-new 2015 National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) Exam with The Comprehensive Respiratory Therapist's Exam Review, 6th Edition. It covers every topic in the NBRC Detailed Content Outline, providing study hints, in-depth content review, and self-assessment questions with rationales so you retain more information. Sills’ latest review also offers students and practicing respiratory therapists realistic experience with the new Therapist Multiple Choice Exam (TM-CE) through a 140-question TM-CE practice test on its accompanying Evolve website. Self-study questions at the end of each chapter include an answer key with rationales to help you analyze your strengths and weaknesses in content learned. UNIQUE! Exam Hint boxes point out point out subjects that are frequently tested, helping you study, plan your time, and improve your test-taking skills. Rationales for each question provide feedback for correct and incorrect answers so you understand why an answer is correct or incorrect and retain information better. Difficulty level codes (recall, application, analysis) for each question on Evolve help you prepare for questions in the way that is most appropriate (e.g., memorization for recall or synthesis for analysis). Special NBRC coding of topics corresponds to every topic covered in the NBRC Detailed Content Outline (DCO) so you can easily review each of the testable topics. Secure Evolve website lets you experience the actual NBRC testing environment in a computerized format. NEW! Therapist Multiple Choice Exam (TM-CE) practice test aligns with the new 2015 NBRC Written Exam. UPDATED! Revised content reflects the 2015 NBRC Detailed Content Outline and examination matrix so you know exactly what to expect on the exams — and can review each of the areas covered on the matrix. NEW! More analysis-type questions added to the end-of-chapter self-study questions reflect changes in the matrix content outlines. NEW! Greater consistency in formulas, abbreviations, and equations achieved through aligning the text and Evolve site to comprehensive Abbreviation and Equation Glossaries. EXPANDED! 22 clinical simulations feature shortened sections and align with the new 2015 NBRC Clinical Simulation Exam in both study mode and exam mode, giving you the opportunity to practice this difficult portion of the Registry Exam on Evolve. NEW! Standard Normal Range Guide features reference tables with normal values of various parameters used in respiratory care assessment. EXPANDED! New practice exams on Evolve, including one 140-question TM-CE with automatic scoring to delineate entry and advanced credentialing levels, let you assess your understanding in both study (untimed) and exam (timed) modes.