Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine
Author: Amer Sayed
Publsiher: CreateSpace
Total Pages: 316
Release: 2015-06-05
ISBN: 9781511805193
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Internal Medicine Book Excerpt:

This book will give you the information you need on the most common symptoms and their diagnosis while increasing your confidence during residency. As medicine can be detailed and sometimes complicated, it is challenging to apply years of medical education in just a few minutes. This guide is designed to make an Internal Medicine Resident successful, but will be an effective supplement for any of the following disciplines:-Family Medicine Residents-Third & Fourth Year Medical Students-Nurse Practitioners-Physician Assistants-Any Clinical Residency Internship Table of ContentsPrefaceForewordCardiopulmonary1. Chest pain2. Shortness of breath3. Congestive heart failure4. Coronary Artery Disease5. Cough6. Hypertension7. Arrhythmia8. Atrial Fibrillation9. Asthma & COPD10. Pneumonia11. Medical Intensive Care Unit/Hypotension/Cardiac Arrest12. Acute respiratory failure & basics for oxygen therapy13. Cardiology diagnostics & interventions14. HemoptysisGastroenterology15. Abdominal Pain16. Nausea & vomiting17. GI bleed18. Diarrhea19. ConstipationInfectious Disease20. Antibiotics21. Fever22. White blood count23. Immune status24. Cellulitis & Osteomyelitis25. Infective endocarditis26. Clostridium difficile infection27. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus AureusNephrology28. Acute kidney injury/Chronic Kidney Disease/End stage Renal Disease29. Urinary tract infection30. Volume Overload31. Volume Depletion32. Electrolyte imbalancesNeurology33. Falls, syncope, & loss of consciousness34. Altered Mental Status 35. Headaches36. PainGeriatric37. Geriatric medicine38. Palliative/supportive care & hospice careMiscellaneous39. Diabetes mellitus40. Anticoagulation41. Anemia42. Night float43. Alarming findings44. IV lines, IV fluids, Foley catheters & contrast material45. Medicine facts (side effects, onset of side effects, & off-label therapeutic uses)46. Medical vs. Surgical Management47. Home vs. floor vs. MICU triage48. Outpatient Medicine49. Diet & Physical/Occupational Therapy50. Diseases and diagnosis need high suspicion51. Cost-effective medicine52. Refer to specialist & inpatient consultation53. Common unclear diagnoses54. Different approaches for common problems55. Social support & social history56. Incidental findings & mildly abnormal tests57. Medical futility58. Cascade of actions for common problemsAbbreviationsList of medications commonly usedReferences

Infectious Disease the Guide to Residency

Infectious Disease  the Guide to Residency
Author: Amer Sayed, M.d.
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 118
Release: 2015-08-02
ISBN: 9781514794326
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Infectious Disease the Guide to Residency Book Excerpt:

This book will give you the information you need on Infectious Disease problems you will encounter in your residency. The most common antibiotics and signs of infections are easily illustrated. Managing pneumonia, urinary tract infections, bacteremia, sepsis, and common infections are summarized in a practical way in this guide.Praise for Internal Medicine: The Guide to Residency"A concise and easy-to-read manual designed to give insightful information to the medicine intern. A great reference book for night oat and wards. I would recommend this book to any PGY-1!"Ryan Keen, MDGeorgia Regents University Resident"Straightforward and covering all the essentials, this book is a must-have for any resident in internal medicine trying to build a good foundation but doesn't know where to begin. I have found myself referencing Dr. Sayed's book often; in fact, it will remain in my white coat pocket as a resident - a testament to its utility and practicality."Brian Le, MDGeorgia Regents University Resident

Pharmacology

Pharmacology
Author: Amer Sayed, M.d.
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 108
Release: 2015-09-06
ISBN: 9781517167875
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pharmacology Book Excerpt:

This book will give you the information you need on the common medicine used in residency. Pharmacology can be somewhat complicated but it is important to know the most commonly used to help resident be more efficient and decrease unnecessary mistakes. Antibiotics, pain medications, anticoagulation medicine and others are illustrated in this guide. Praise for Internal Medicine: The Guide to Residency "A concise and easy-to-read manual designed to give insightful information to the medicine intern. A great reference book for night oat and wards. I would recommend this book to any PGY-1!" Ryan Keen, MD Georgia Regents University Resident "Straightforward and covering all the essentials, this book is a must-have for any resident in internal medicine trying to build a good foundation but doesn't know where to begin. I have found myself referencing Dr. Sayed's book often; in fact, it will remain in my white coat pocket as a resident - a testament to its utility and practicality." Brian Le, MD Georgia Regents University Resident

Us Residency Programs

Us Residency Programs
Author: Raheleh Sarbaziha
Publsiher: AuthorHouse
Total Pages: 76
Release: 2010-10-18
ISBN: 9781452062693
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Us Residency Programs Book Excerpt:

Simple and easy to read Guides you step by step - from submitting your application to match day Provides guidance for the IMG: VISA information, California Medical Board Licensure Assists Canadian IMGs with their unique application process Disproves myths surrounding the application process Provides real-life experiences

Internal Medicine Letters of Recommendations Guidelines and Samples

Internal Medicine Letters of Recommendations Guidelines and Samples
Author: Applicant Guide,Match A Doc
Publsiher: Lulu Press, Inc
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2015-10-09
ISBN: 1329596749
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Internal Medicine Letters of Recommendations Guidelines and Samples Book Excerpt:

This guide is dedicated to IM faculty including chairmen of divisions and attendings to help them write LORs. Also this help students and residency applicants to write LORs. This booklet include 2 samples IM LOR the 1st is from US Elective, Observership or AMG medical student rotation and the 2nd is from foreign (IMG) medical school rotation or residency training. These 2 letters are very typical to those matching applicants’ profiles. This booklet also contains the 20 guidelines questions and answers which you must use to formulate the letter. These guidelines as you will see in the booklet include but not limited to: addressing the letter, what is opening paragraphs, how many paragraphs, closing paragraph, signature, font and size, number of pages or characters, what must mention to get interviews, what not to mention to avoid rejections, etc. The information was collected over the past 15 years of our experience with AMGs and IMGs in the match from the top successful LORs and from program directors.

Iserson s Getting Into a Residency

Iserson s Getting Into a Residency
Author: Kenneth V. Iserson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 594
Release: 2000
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Iserson s Getting Into a Residency Book Excerpt:

Designed to guide the medical student through the process of selecting a specialty field, helping the student to maximize their efforts toward getting into their chosen specialty, and interviewing well for these programs.

Physician Assistant A Guide to Clinical Practice E Book

Physician Assistant  A Guide to Clinical Practice E Book
Author: Ruth Ballweg,Darwin L. Brown,Daniel T. Vetrosky
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 792
Release: 2012-12-19
ISBN: 145572310X
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physician Assistant A Guide to Clinical Practice E Book Book Excerpt:

Prepare for every stage of your physician assistant career with Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice, 5th Edition - the one text that takes you from your PA coursework through clinical practice! Concise, easy to read, and highly visual, this all-in-one resource by Ruth Ballweg, Edward M. Sullivan, Darwin Brown, and Daniel Vetrosky delivers the current, practical guidance you need to know to succeed in any setting. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Master all the core competencies you need to know for certification or recertification. Navigate today's professional challenges with new chapters on NCCPA Specialty Recognition; Communication Issues; the Electronic Health Record; Patient Safety and Quality of Care; Population-Based Practice; and Physician Assistants and Supervision. Meet ARC-PA accreditation requirements with coverage of key topics such as Student Safety in Clinical Settings, Health Care Delivery Systems, Population-Based Practice, and Mass Casualties/Disasters. Keep up with the PA competencies that are endorsed by the AAPA, PAEA, NCCPA, and ARC-PA. Master key concepts and clinical applications thanks to a succinct, bulleted writing style; convenient tables; practical case studies; and clinical application questions throughout. Retain what you’ve learned and easily visualize every aspect of clinical practice with a new full-color design and illustrations throughout. Explore global options with expanded coverage of physician assistants in international medicine.

Physician Assistant a Guide to Clinical Practice

Physician Assistant  a Guide to Clinical Practice
Author: Ruth Ballweg,Edward M. Sullivan,Darwin Brown,Daniel Vetrosky
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 774
Release: 2013
ISBN: 1455706574
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physician Assistant a Guide to Clinical Practice Book Excerpt:

Prepare for every stage of your physician assistant career with Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice, 5th Edition - the one text that takes you from your PA coursework through clinical practice! Concise, easy to read, and highly visual, this all-in-one resource by Ruth Ballweg, Edward M. Sullivan, Darwin Brown, and Daniel Vetrosky delivers the current, practical guidance you need to know to succeed in any setting. Master all the core competencies you need to know for certification or recertification. Access the entire text and illustrations online at www.expertconsult.com. Navigate today's professional challenges with new chapters on NCCPA Specialty Recognition; Communication Issues; the Electronic Health Record; Patient Safety and Quality of Care; Population-Based Practice; and Physician Assistants and Supervision. Meet ARC-PA accreditation requirements with coverage of key topics such as Student Safety in Clinical Settings, Health Care Delivery Systems, Population-Based Practice, and Mass Casualties/Disasters. Keep up with the PA competencies that are endorsed by the AAPA, PAEA, NCCPA, and ARC-PA. Master key concepts and clinical applications thanks to a succinct, bulleted writing style; convenient tables; practical case studies; and clinical application questions throughout. Retain what you've learned and easily visualize every aspect of clinical practice with a new full-color design and illustrations throughout. Explore global options with expanded coverage of physician assistants in international medicine. Your purchase entitles you to access the website until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the website be discontinued.

Curriculum Development for Medical Education

Curriculum Development for Medical Education
Author: David E. Kern,Patricia A. Thomas,Eric B. Bass,Donna M. Howard
Publsiher: JHU Press
Total Pages: 202
Release: 1998
ISBN: 9780801858444
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Curriculum Development for Medical Education Book Excerpt:

At a time when society is demanding accountability from the medical education system and residency review committees are demanding written curricula, this book offers a practical, yet theoretically sound, approach to curriculum development in medicine. Short, practical, and generic in its approach, the book begins with an overview of a six-step approach to curriculum development. Each succeeding chapter then covers one of the six steps: problem identification, targeted needs assessment, goals and objectives, education methods, implementation, and evaluation. Additional chapters address curriculum maintenance, enhancement, and dissemination. Throughout, examples are used to illustrate major points. An appendix provides the reader with a selected list of published and unpublished resources on funding, faculty development, and already developed curricula.

Cardiology

Cardiology
Author: Amer Sayed, M.d.
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 126
Release: 2015-08-11
ISBN: 9781516846498
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cardiology Book Excerpt:

This book will give you the information you need on Cardiology problems you will encounter in your residency. The most practical and up-to-date approach to common Cardiology symptoms and diagnoses are easily illustrated. Managing myocardial infarctions, heart failure, coronary artery disease, and other heart conditions are summarized in a practical way in this guide.

Ballweg s Physician Assistant A Guide to Clinical Practice E Book

Ballweg s Physician Assistant  A Guide to Clinical Practice   E Book
Author: Tami S Ritsema,Darwin L. Brown,Daniel T. Vetrosky
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 624
Release: 2021-04-17
ISBN: 0323695817
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ballweg s Physician Assistant A Guide to Clinical Practice E Book Book Excerpt:

Designed as a highly visual and practical resource to be used across the spectrum of lifelong learning, Ballweg's Physician Assistant, 7th Edition, helps you master all the core competencies needed for physician assistant certification, recertification, and clinical practice. It remains the only textbook that covers all aspects of the physician assistant profession, the PA curriculum, and the PA’s role in clinical practice. Ideal for both students and practicing PAs, it features a succinct, bulleted writing style, convenient tables, practical case studies, and clinical application questions that enable you to master key concepts and clinical applications. Addresses all six physician assistant competencies, as well as providing guidance for the newly graduated PA entering practice. Includes five new chapters: What Is a Physician Assistant, and How Did We Get Here?, Effective Use of Technology for Patient-Centered Care, Success in the Clinical Year, Transitioning to Practice and Working in Teams, and Finding Your Niche. Features an enhanced focus on content unique to the PA profession that is not readily found in other resources, more illustrations for today’s visually oriented learners, a more consistent format throughout, and a new emphasis on the appropriate use of social media among healthcare professionals. Provides updated content throughout to reflect the needs of the PA profession, including new content on self-care for the PA to help prevent burnout, suicide, and other hazards faced by healthcare professionals. Guides students in preparation for each core clinical rotation and common electives, as well as working with special patient populations such as patients experiencing homelessness and patients with disabilities. Includes quick-use resources, such as objectives and key points sections for each chapter, tip boxes with useful advice, abundant tables and images, and more than 130 updated case studies. Evolve Educator site with an image bank is available to instructors through their Elsevier sales rep or via request at https://evolve.elsevier.com.

Curriculum Development for Medical Education

Curriculum Development for Medical Education
Author: Patricia A. Thomas,David E. Kern,Mark T. Hughes,Belinda Y. Chen
Publsiher: JHU Press
Total Pages: 313
Release: 2016-01-29
ISBN: 1421418533
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Curriculum Development for Medical Education Book Excerpt:

The third edition of this invaluable text reflects significant changes driving curriculum development and renewal throughout medical education. Based on a proven six-step model and including examples and questions to guide application of those timeless principles, Curriculum Development for Medical Education is a practical guidebook for all faculty members and administrators responsible for the educational experiences of medical students, residents, fellows, and clinical practitioners. Incorporating revisions driven by calls for reform and innovations in medical education that challenge established teaching models, the third edition includes an awareness of new accreditation standards and regulatory guidelines. The authors have expanded their discussion of survey methodology for needs assessment and stress the importance of writing competency-based goals and objectives that incorporate milestones, entrustable professional activities, and observable practice activities. With updated examples focusing on interprofessional education, collaborative practice, and educational technology, they describe educational strategies that incorporate the new science of learning. A completely new chapter presents the unique challenges of curriculum development for large, long, and integrated curricula.

The Real Life of an Internist

The Real Life of an Internist
Author: Mark D Tyler-Lloyd
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2009-05-26
ISBN: 1607146495
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Real Life of an Internist Book Excerpt:

Imagine that you're a young internist, with a waiting room full of sick and anxious people, a man with chest pains in Exam Room 1, a teenager with a mystery ailment in Exam Room 2, and several patients waiting for test results. On top of that, you have to deliver bad news to the woman in Exam Room 3, whose headaches may be something more sinister than you previously thought. Every one of those patients is a story. Unusual diagnoses. Heartbreaking losses. Triumphant healing. From med student to intern to practicing specialist, The Real Life of an Internist traces the careers of internists, the largest specialization among doctors. This anthology features first-person narratives from students and doctors studying internal medicine at every stage of their careers, and offers an unblinking look at daily life in the field. Other books in the Kaplan Voices: Doctors series will focus on pediatrics, family practice, psychiatry, anesthesiology, oncology, geriatrics, and surgery, the most prominent specialties today.

Developing Residency Training in Global Health

Developing Residency Training in Global Health
Author: Global Health Education Consortium,Jessica Evert, M.D.
Publsiher: iUniverse
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2008-12
ISBN: 0595516564
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Developing Residency Training in Global Health Book Excerpt:

This is the first ever guide to help residency programs, trainees, and other champions create, expand, and improve global health education. Learn from the experiences of existing programs, the unique career paths of successful globally active physicians, and the ethical considerations of leaders in the field of global health education. This guidebook both raises and answers critical questions necessary to create and sustain quality global health exposure for resident physicians.

Selected Medical Curricula

Selected Medical Curricula
Author: Council of Medical Societies (American College of Physicians)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 35
Release: 1993*
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Selected Medical Curricula Book Excerpt:

"Includes an overview of [each] discipline, training objectives, training sites, suggestions for incorporating material into curriculum, an annotated bibliography and sources for additional information"--Introduction.

Getting Into a Residency

Getting Into a Residency
Author: Kenneth V. Iserson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 526
Release: 1996
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Residents (Medicine)
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Getting Into a Residency Book Excerpt:

Mentoring in Academic Medicine

Mentoring in Academic Medicine
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: ACP Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2010
ISBN: 1934465569
Category: Mentoring in medicine
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mentoring in Academic Medicine Book Excerpt:

A part of the new Teaching Medicine Series, this new title acts as a guide for mentoring and fostering professionalism in medical education and training.

Guide to Residency

Guide to Residency
Author: Chris Thiagarajah
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 62
Release: 2018-04-08
ISBN: 9781507742983
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guide to Residency Book Excerpt:

This is an inside guide to maximizing your residency of your medical training. It has the inside secrets as to how to be a "great resident". Great residents get more opportunities, better fellowships and better experiences. Often residents asks "What do I need to do to excel?" The answer is in this book. Dr Chris Thiagarajah, an oculoplastic surgeon in Denver Colorado who was at Georgetown University gives you the insights that many residents "wish they had known" before starting.

Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Clinical Competence E Book

Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Clinical Competence E Book
Author: Eric S. Holmboe,Steven James Durning,Richard E. Hawkins
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2017-04-06
ISBN: 0323448941
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Clinical Competence E Book Book Excerpt:

Designed to help medical educators implement better assessment methods, tools, and models directly into training programs, Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Clinical Competence, 2nd Edition, by Drs. Eric S. Holmboe, Steven J. Durning, and Richard E. Hawkins, is a hands-on, authoritative guide to outcomes-based assessment in clinical education. National and international experts present an organized, multifaceted approach and a diverse combination of methods to help you perform effective assessments. This thoroughly revised edition is a valuable resource for developing, implementing, and sustaining effective systems for evaluating clinical competence in medical school, residency, and fellowship programs. Each chapter provides practical suggestions and assessment models that can be implemented directly into training programs, tools that can be used to measure clinical performance, overviews of key educational theories, and strengths and weaknesses of every method. Guidelines that apply across the medical education spectrum allow you to implement the book’s methods in any educational situation. New chapters on high-quality assessment of clinical reasoning and assessment of procedural competence, as well as a new chapter on practical approaches to feedback. Reorganized for ease of use, with expanded coverage of Milestones/Entrustable Professional Assessments (EPAs), cognitive assessment techniques, work-based procedural assessments, and frameworks. The expert editorial team, renowned leaders in assessment, is joined by global leader in medical education and clinical reasoning, Dr. Steven Durning.

Handbook on Medical Student Evaluation and Assessment

Handbook on Medical Student Evaluation and Assessment
Author: Alliance for Clinical Education
Publsiher: Gegensatz Press
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2015-07-17
ISBN: 1621307328
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook on Medical Student Evaluation and Assessment Book Excerpt:

The Alliance for Clinical Education (ACE) is proud to announce its newest text, the Handbook on Medical Student Evaluation and Assessment. This comprehensive book derives from some chapters in the indispensable fourth edition of the Guidebook for Clerkship Directors, but expands upon those chapters and contains critical new information about milestones, professionalism, and program evaluation. It is useful not only for clerkship directors, but also for preclinical educators, teachers of electives and subinternships, the dean's office, the student affairs office, residency and fellowship program directors, and anyone who teaches, advises, or mentors medical students. It discusses all aspects of assessing learners, with well‐referenced presentations starting from basic definitions, progressing through various assessment methods, and including reviews of the legal aspects of assessments.