Sharpen your critical thinking skills and IMPROVE PATIENT CARE Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files: Geriatrics provides 40 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in geriatric care. Each case includes an easy-tounderstand discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and board-style review questions to reinforce your learning. With Case Files, you’ll learn instead of memorize. Learn from 40 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions: Master key concepts with clinical pearls Polish your approach to clinical problem-solving and to patient care Perfect for residents, medical students, PAs, and NPs working with geriatric patients
Genre: Medical, Editor: McGraw Hill Professional, Pages: 320 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780071773355


Based around the core curriculum for specialist trainees and consultants, Oxford Case Histories in Geriatric Medicine is a valuable reference and teaching tool which provides an opportunity for case-based learning across a rapidly growing field. This book uses well-structured and concise cases from the Oxford hospitals to comprehensively cover the presentation, management, and treatment of illness in older people alongside relevant social and ethical issues. Each case comprises a brief clinical history with relevant examination findings and investigation results. Associated questions on the differential diagnosis and aspects of management provide interactive learning material designed to enhance the reader's diagnostic ability and clinical understanding, along with detailed discussion and suggestions for further reading. Part of the Oxford Case Histories series, this book will be valuable reading for postgraduate trainees and consultants, and will be an essential resource for those preparing for exit examinations and revalidation. It is also the ideal tool for those who wish to improve their skills in diagnosis and management of a broad range of geriatric disorders.
Genre: Medical, Editor: Oxford University Press, Pages: 527 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780199699261


The leading introductory textbook on geriatrics – completely updated and revised Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics is an engagingly written, up-to-date introductory guide to the core topics in geriatric medicine. Since 1984, its goal has remained unchanged: to help clinicians do a better job of caring for their older patients. You will find thorough and authoritative coverage of all the important issues in geriatrics, along with concise, practical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases and disorders most commonly encountered in an elderly patient. Presented in full-color, this classic features a strong focus on the field’s must-know concepts, from the nature of clinical aging to differential diagnosis of important geriatric syndromes to drug therapy and health services. The Eighth Edition has been completely revised to provide the most current updates on the assessment and management of geriatric care. FEATURES: • Numerous tables and figures that summarize conditions, values, mechanisms, therapeutics, and more • Thorough coverage of preventive services and disease screening • Eight chapters devoted to general management strategies • Important chapters on ethical issues and palliative care • Appendix of Internet resources on geriatrics Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics, Eighth Edition is the best resource available to help healthcare professionals provide the innovative, cost-effective, and person-centered care that older people and their caregivers deserve.
Genre: Medical, Editor: McGraw Hill Professional, Pages: 608 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781259860522


This best-seller in geriatrics is even better in an updated and completely revised new edition. Geriatric Secrets provides a substantial knowledge base in geriatric medicine and provides a wealth of insights into the art and practice of geriatrics, featuring all the most important "need to know" questions and answers in the proven format of the Secrets Series®. Thought-provoking questions that provide succinct answers Presentation of a vast amount of information, but not overly simplistic The most important "need-to-know" questions-and-answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series® Concise answers that include the author's pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" Bulleted lists, algorithms, and illustrations for quick review Thorough, highly detailed index
Genre: Medical, Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences, Pages: 348 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1560535970



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LEARN BIOCHEMISTRY IN THE CONTEXT OF REAL-LIFE PATIENTS AND PREPARE FOR THE USMLE Step 1 Experience with clinical cases is key to excelling on the USMLE Step 1 and shelf exams, and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files: Biochemistry provides 53 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in this field. Each case includes an easy-tounderstand discussion correlated to essential basic science concepts, definitions of key terms, biochemistry pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. With Case Files, you'll learn instead of memorize. Learn from 53 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions and key-point pearls Master complex concepts through clear and concise discussions Practice with review questions to reinforce learning Polish your approach to clinical problem-solving Perfect for medical and dental students preparing for course exams and the Boards
Genre: Medical, Editor: McGraw Hill Professional, Pages: 480 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780071794893


The definitive guide to safe, effective care of older adults—updated with important new content and streamlined for quick access Covers the complete range of topics in geriatric care, including theory and fundamentals, assessment, conditions, diseases, symptoms, policies, and societal issues that affect older patients Provides a framework for using the functional and cognitive status, prognosis, and social context of patients to guide diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions Delivers essential information on important topics such as delirium, cognitive impairment, dementia, falls and mobility disorders, Parkinson disease and other movement disorders, sleep disorders, and arthritis Includes guidance on care in all settings – clinic, home, hospital, and long-term care, as well as pre- and post-operative settings New content on technology to enhance geriatric care, caregiving support, the unique needs of older immigrants, Medicare and Medicaid, legal issues and conservatorship, aid in dying, assisted living care, short-stay rehabilitation, prostate cancer, marijuana use, syncope, and driving safety
Genre: Medical, Editor: McGraw Hill Professional, Pages: 736 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781260457094


Promotes mastery of the more challenging 2016 exam! This ultimate NCLEX-RN® review book that “helps you think like a nurse” has been fully updated to incorporate the 2016 test plan. Including more complex case studies to reflect the difficulty of the exam, this comprehensive review encourages active learning to master the content. Each evolving case study is broken down into realistic clinical problems that students can solve only by using the critical thinking skills necessary for the NCLEX-RN exam. Interspersed with over 700 interactive questions and rationales, audio-based questions, and electronic learning resources, the case studies mimic real-life nursing situations and provide models to help students problem-solve when taking the actual test. The review is presented in an enjoyable format without the drudgery of question after unrelated question or medical terminology flashcards. Multiple-choice questions, select all that apply, hot spots, matching, true and false, prioritizing, gaming, and calculations replicate the actual NCLEX-RN exam and keep students engaged throughout the review process. Each nursing specialty features a chapter on its specific pharmacology principles, culminating in a stand-alone chapter solely dedicated to reviewing pharmacological principles. Beyond its utility as an exam review, this resource is also a unique case study book designed to assist instructors in delivering content in an innovative format. New to the Second Edition: Fully updated to mirror the new 2016 test plan Reflects new changes in nursing, including prioritization, delegation, room assignment, The Joint Commission competencies, work-arounds, Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation (SBAR) reporting, and value-based care More in-depth case studies to reflect greater exam complexity New chapters on gerontology nursing, men’s health, and veterans’ health New question types, including audio-based New e-learning component New responses to questions are defined by test plan categories and difficulty level Adds many new interactive questions and answers Key Features: Uses unfolding case study approach, integrating all patient care content areas with practice and professional roles Mirrors NCLEX test blueprint Offers an enjoyable study option distinct from traditional Q & A Provides over 700 questions and answers using varied NCLEX question styles Includes references at the end of chapters for self-remediation NCLEX-RN® is a registered trademark of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. Test names are the property of the respective trademark holders, none of whom endorse or are affiliated with Springer Publishing Company.
Genre: Medical, Editor: Springer Publishing Company, Pages: 672 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780826128348


The most complete, authoritative guide available on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the elderly -- updated with a new global perspective A Doody's Core Title for 2011! "In addition to serving as a timely, comprehensive, state-of-the-art textbook of geriatric medicine anchored in science, evidence-based medicine, and patient-centered practice, the book also is intended to meet the learning needs of fellows in geriatric medicine. The authors succeed in modeling a textbook of geriatric medicine on textbooks of internal medicine. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service The undisputed leader on the subject of geriatrics, this comprehensive guide combines gerontology principles with clinical geriatrics offering unmatched coverage of this area of medicine. Written by some of the world's most respected geriatricians, Hazzard's Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology presents the most up-to-date, evidence-based medical information available -- in a revamped 2-color design that makes finding the answers to your questions faster and easier than ever. Features: A greater emphasis on evidence-based medicine through the expanded use of Clinical Practice Guidelines and references to systematic reviews and critically appraised topics A new international advisory board of 12 global authorities and an increased number of international contributors for a greater global perspective Important new chapters on the cultural aspects of geriatrics, emergency geriatrics, hospital geriatrics, international geriatric care, and rural geriatric care Information integrated with additional online resources Tables, drawings, and clinical algorithms made even more effective by a new two-color design 300 illustrations (including 64 in a full-color insert)
Genre: Medical, Editor: McGraw Hill Professional, Pages: 1677 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780071641241



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