Emergency Medicine Q&A: Pearls of Wisdom, Third Edition: Pearls of Wisdom, Third Edition (eBook) (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Mar 6, 2009 - Medical - 347 pages
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The perfect Q&A review for the emergency medicine boards

Emergency Medicine Q&A: Pearls of Wisdom contains more than 800 multiple-choice questions to prepare students for the written section of their certification exam. Ideal for those planning for certification, recertification, or the annual in-service exam, it focuses on core content required for the boards.

Formatted to mirror the style of questioning you'll experience on the boards, this newly designed and thoroughly updated guide complements other review material and works well in conjunction with core textbooks. In order to improve memory retention, the authors provide only the correct answer, along with a detailed explanation to help you evaluate your knowledge of the material. Among the disorders covered are abdominal, immunological, traumatic, psychobehavioral, cutaneous, thoracic, and cardiovascular.

Features:

  • Over 800+ multiple choice questions with detailed answers.
  • NEW chapter on prehospital and administrative aspects of Emergency Medicine.
  • Updated chapter on medical imaging written by an ultrasound expert, with over 20 films for review.
  • Updated questions on toxicology from a board-certified toxicologist.
  • Expanded chapters on Psychobehavioral, Thoracic and Respiratory, and Pediatric Emergencies with 25% more questions.
  

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Contents

1 Resuscitation
1
2 Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Emergencies
25
3 Cardiovascular Emergencies
45
4 Cutaneous Emergencies
63
5 Endocrine and Metabolic Emergencies
71
6 Environmental Emergencies
83
7 Head Eye Ear Nose and Throat Emergencies
99
8 Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies
115
13 Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies
175
14 Psychobehavioral Emergencies
187
15 Renal and Urogenital Emergencies
199
16 Thoracic and Respiratory Emergencies
211
17 Toxicologic Emergencies
233
18 Traumatic Emergencies
251
19 Pediatric Emergencies
283
20 Medical Imaging
309

9 Immunologic Emergencies
123
10 Systemic Infectious Emergencies
131
11 Nontraumatic Musculoskeletal Emergencies
151
12 Neurologic Emergencies
161
21 Administrative Emergency Medicine Emergency Medical Services and Ethics
329
Bibliography
345
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About the author (2009)

Joseph Lex, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

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