Clinical Neurophysiology Board Review Q&A

Author: Puneet K. Gupta,Pradeep N. Modur, M.D.,Srikanth Muppidi,Srikanth Muppidi, MD, MS

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1936287870

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 9438

" ""This is a very useful board review for the neurophysiology sections in several board certification examinations. Anyone preparing for these examinations should have access to these prototypical questions and the explanations of the answers."" --Doody's Reviews This high-yield, illustrated clinical neurophysiology board review is a comprehensive resource for assessing and refining the knowledge tested on multiple board examinations. Written by authors who are collectively board certified in all of the areas covered, the book is a valuable study tool for candidates preparing for certification or recertification in clinical neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, epilepsy, sleep medicine, and neurology. Using structured question formats typically encountered on boards, this comprehensive review allows users to assess their knowledge in a wide range of topics, provides rationales for correct answers, and explains why the other choices are incorrect. A unique ìPearlsì section at the end of the book allows for quick review of the most important concepts prior to exam day. Clinical Neurophysiology Board Review Q&A contains 801 questions with answers and detailed explanations. The book is divided into eight chapters covering anatomy and physiology, electronics and instrumentation, nerve conduction studies and EMG, EEG, evoked potentials and intraoperative monitoring, sleep studies, ethics and safety, and advanced topics including QEEG, MEG, TES, autonomic testing, and more. Liberal use of image-based questions illustrating the full spectrum of neurophysiologic tests and findings build interpretive skills. Questions are randomized and include both case-related questions in series and stand-alone items to familiarize candidates with the question types and formats they will find on the exam. Key Features: ? Contains 801 high-yield board-type questions covering all areas of the complex subspecialty of clinical neurophysiology ? Q&A format with answers and detailed rationales to facilitate recall of must-know information and help identify knowledge gaps for further study ? P rovides case-based questions in series to simulate full range of board question types ? I ncludes 148 state-of-the-art digital images to ensure familiarity with studies and findings that form a significant part of any certifying exam ? Contains unique ìPearls for Passingî section for quick review of key facts "

Comprehensive Review in Clinical Neurology

A Multiple Choice Book for the Wards and Boards

Author: Esteban Cheng-Ching,Eric P. Baron,Lama Chahine,Alexander Rae-Grant

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496358805

Category: Medical

Page: 824

View: 3820

Your go-to resource for effective, efficient board study! The 2nd Edition of Comprehensive Review in Clinical Neurology offers clear explanations of complex concepts in an easily understandable format – all while helping you digest large amounts of information quickly and easily. Retaining the popular format of the first edition, this updated guide features more than 1,000 comprehensive, multiple-choice questions covering every area of neurology you need to master. A combined perspective from residents and faculty, plus revisions to conform to the current exam blueprint, ensure that you’ll make the most of your study time and will face no surprises on exam day.

Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Review

Author: Jonathan Stuart Citow,R. Loch Macdonald,Daniel Refai

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604062169

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 6953

Praise for the previous edition:An excellent review for the written neurosurgical boards...recommended to all neurosurgery residents.--Journal of NeurosurgeryThe second edition of Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Review contains all the information you need to prepare for the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) written examination. Authored by a team of expert clinicians and neurosurgery trainees who earned top scores on their exams, this edition distills the current knowledge of the neurosciences and essential information for clinical practice. Six chapters provide comprehensive coverage of core concepts in anatomy, physiology, pathology, radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, and critical care. Features of the second edition: Concise descriptions aid rapid review of key concepts Bullet-point format enhances ease of use and facilitates comprehension Up-to-date coverage of classic symptoms and signs of common neurosurgical diseases Current information related to the genetic basis of neurosurgical conditions 450 high-quality illustrations and images typical of those appearing on exams This superb review is an indispensable resource for neurosurgical residents preparing for the ABNS certification exam. It is also ideal for clinicians seeking a refresher or for those preparing for recertification exams.

Netter's Neurology

Author: H. Royden Jones, Jr. Jr.,Jayashri Srinivasan,Gregory J. Allam,Richard A. Baker

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437721613

Category: Medical

Page: 768

View: 6230

Netter's Neurology, 2nd Edition, by Drs. H. Royden Jones, Jayashri Srinivasan, Gregory J. Allam, and Richard A. Baker, uses visually rich Netter artwork to efficiently provide you with a concise overview of general neurology and its intersection with internal medicine, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and orthopedics. "It communicates often very difficult areas of neurology quite simply, and builds on basics to advanced understanding. I've never seen such well-thought-out and informative illustrations with such detail in another neurology book of this type." - First Prize Winner, Illustrated Book Category, British Medical Association 2012 Medical Book Competition Master general neurology and its intersection with internal medicine, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and orthopedics through comprehensive topic coverage. Get a quick and memorable overview of anatomy, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation from the precision and beauty of Netter and Netter-style plates that highlight key neuroanatomical and neurologic concepts. Explore specific clinical applications with vignettes included throughout the text that bring each topic to life. Find the information you need quickly and easily thanks to the short text and concise topic overviews. See the latest developments in the field in clear detail with new artwork and new entries on ALS, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, African Sleeping Sickness, and more. Effectively visualize the underlying anatomy in living patients through upgraded neuroimaging coverage, including MR, CT, and PET. Tap into additional treatment information with more clinical vignettes that provide "real-life" illustrative case evaluations.

"Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review, Third Edition"

Author: Sara Cuccurullo

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1620700395

Category: Medical

Page: 1000

View: 4293

" 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. "

Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards

Author: Stephan Eisenchenk, MD,Michael S. Okun, MD

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1935281852

Category: Medical

Page: 550

View: 3486

Preparing for the Neurology Boards, recertification, or the AAN's RITE® Residency In-Service Training Exam can be daunting, years of study, training, and volumes of material to be processed, organized, and distilled for ready recall when the moment arrives. It may seem impossible to retain so much information. However, the completely revised and expanded Second Edition of this unique, easy-to-use bestselling review guide gives you all the tools you need to tie it all together no additional texts needed. And with Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards you have free web support including: access to online cases, flashcards, and a medications data bank. Free access when you register with the password included in the book. The book breaks down the field of neurology into 24 chapters covering all subjects on the neurology boards including child and adult psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, and neurophysiology. Using an expanded outline format and innovative heading hierarchy for in-depth or rapid review, the topics are arranged so that you will read the easiest-to-remember first and the most-likely-to-be-forgotten last. Every chapter has been brought up-to-date to reflect current science and practice and includes information on: pivotal trials, new medications and treatments, diagnostic criteria, genetic disorders, and AAN guidelines. Complete your study on the web with the hundreds of cases, flashcards, and images. The Expanded Second Edition Features: 24 thoroughly updated chapters covering all subjects on the neurology boards A new Mini-Atlas of EEG tracings to hone proficiency in interpretation More NB (nota bene) items throughout flag must-know high-yield information More diagrams, illustrations, and tables to solidify concepts, streamline dense material, and enhance learning Additional Notes page the end of each chapter for personal annotations Are You Really Ready? - completely new practice test with questions, answers, and explanations to gauge preparedness Free access to enhanced web features and new case modules to extend and reinforce the material in the book Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards is a must-have for residents preparing for boards or studying for the RITE exam, and for neurologists preparing for recertification. The Second Edition continues to deliver the Ultimate in high-yield board review, in print and on the web.

Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health

Author: Roger Detels,Martin Gulliford,Quarraisha Abdool Karim,Chorh Chuan Tan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019881013X

Category:

Page: 1728

View: 530

Sixth edition of the hugely successful, internationally recognised textbook on global public health and epidemiology comprehensively covering the scope, methods, and practice of the discipline.

Neurology Secrets E-Book

Author: Joseph S. Kass,Eli M. Mizrahi

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323083994

Category: Medical

Page: 486

View: 1880

Revised and updated, Neurology Secrets, 5th Edition has the answers you need. A two-color page layout, portable size, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in neurology help you better meet the challenges you face today. You’ll find all the features you rely on from the Secrets Series®—a question-and-answer format, lists, mnemonics, tables, and an informal tone—that make study or reference fast and easy. • Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and practical tips from the authors. • Features a two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful web sites to enhance your reference power. • Presents a chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets," providing you with a quick and concise overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment. • Fits comfortably in the pocket of your lab coat to allow quick access to essential information when you need it the most. • Presents completely revised chapters, covering all of today's most common neurologic conditions and their treatment to keep you up to date.

Neurophysiology in Clinical Practice

Author: Abdul Qayyum Rana,Ali T. Ghouse,Raghav Govindarajan, MD

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319393421

Category: Medical

Page: 204

View: 2801

This handbook provides a concise up to date review in interpreting electroencephalography and electromyography using simple illustrations. The book has been divided into two sections. Section 1 describes electroencephalography and Section 2 discusses electromyography and nerve conduction studies. Each chapter has been carefully drafted to provide the most up to date accurate information in an easy to understand format interspersed with diagrams and tables where needed. This book is aimed at trainees doing their neurophysiology rotation, general neurologists, general practitioners, advanced practice providers and neurophysiology technicians.

Lippincott's Illustrated Q&A Review of Neuroscience

Author: Duane E. Haines

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1605478229

Category: Medical

Page: 220

View: 3340

"Lippincott's Illustrated Q&A Review of Neuroscience offers up-to-date, clinically relevant board-style questions-perfect for course review and board prep! Approximately 500 multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations cover frequently tested topics in neuroscience. The book is heavily illustrated with photos or clinical images. Online access to the questions and answers provides flexible study options"--Provided by publisher.

Mayo Clinic Neurology Board Review: Basic Sciences and Psychiatry for Initial Certification

Author: Kelly D Flemming,Lyell K Jones

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190214902

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 1966

This print edition of "Mayo Clinic Neurology Board Review: Basic Sciences and Psychiatry for Initial Certification" comes with a year's access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online. By activating your unique access code, you can read and annotate the full text online, follow links from the references to primary research materials, and view, enlarge and download all the figures and tables. Comprehensive in scope, this board review guide will aid in your preparation for the neurology board certification and recertification. With extensive neuroimaging, illustrations, and neuropathology included, Mayo Clinic Neurology Board Review eliminates the need for obtaining multiple resources to study for the neurology board examination, High-yield information is emphasized to highlight key facts. While this book is aimed at passing the neurology boards, it may also be useful to medical students and residents rotating through neurology or for the generalist with an interest in reviewing neurology. For those recertifying for neurology, the dual volume book eliminates the need to wade through excess text with basic sciences. In addition, information on maintenance of certification helps those recertifying understand the complex requirements.

The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine E-Book

Author: Ajay K. Singh,Joseph Loscalzo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032359719X

Category: Medical

Page: 1100

View: 4016

Based on the popular review course from Harvard Medical School, The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine, 3rd Edition, provides in-depth coverage on all specialties of internal medicine, as well as palliative care, occupational medicine, psychiatry, and geriatric medicine. Ideal for preparing for certification or recertification, this highly regarded review tool keeps you up to date with tremendous changes in the field, incorporating detailed discussions in every chapter, essential learning points, more than 600 review questions, numerous tables and figures, and more. Includes three new chapters: Sedation Agitation-Sleep Deprviation; Hepatitis B and C; and Evaluation of the Dyspneic Patient. Features a brand new, full-color design with all-new diagrams and color photos. Provides extensively revised information throughout, including more MOC-focused content.

The EAE Textbook of Echocardiography

Author: Luigi Badano,Kevin Fox,Rosa Sicari,Jose Luis Zamorano

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199599637

Category: Medical

Page: 477

View: 9995

The EAE Textbook of Echocardiography is the official textbook of the European Association of Echocardiography (EAE). It serves the educational requirements of cardiologists and all clinical medical professionals, underpinning the structural training in the field in accordance with EAE aims and goals, and reflecting the EAE Core Syllabus. Published in partnership with the European Society of Cardiology, and written by a team of expert authors from across Europe,The EAE Textbook of Echocardiography is a valuable resource to support not only those with an interest in echocardiography, but specifically those seeking the information needed for accreditation and training through the EAE. The textbook is in full colour throughout and contains over 500 high quality illustrations. The online version of The EAE Textbook of Echocardiography contains the full text of the print edition (which can be browsed by the contents list, the index, or searched), links from references in the text to external sources (via PubMed, ISI, and CrossRef), and all figures and illustrations from the print edition, downloadable into PowerPoint. In addition, the online version also provides multiple-choice questions, approved by the by the European Association of Echocardiography (EAE), as well as 140 additional high-quality videos of procedures and techniques, exclusive to the online edition.

The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine Question & Answer Companion E-Book

Author: Ajay K. Singh,Joseph Loscalzo,Sarah Hammond

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323597211

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 6973

Based on the popular review course from Harvard Medical School, The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine Question & Answer Companion, 2nd Edition, provides more than 450 questions and in-depth answers on all specialties of internal medicine, as well as palliative care, occupational medicine, psychiatry, and geriatric medicine. Ideal for preparing for certification or maintenance of certification, this highly regarded review tool positions you for exam success! Contains 450+ board review style questions with full discursive responses – all extensively revised to reflect current board standards. Features a brand new, full-color design with all-new diagrams and color photos. Provides thoroughly revised information throughout, with many new figures and updated tables.

100 Questions & Answers About Sleep and Sleep Disorders

Author: Sudhansu Chokroverty

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763741205

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 188

View: 5826

Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient with a sleep disorder, or are a friend or relative of someone suffering from a sleep disorder, this book offers help. This book gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions. Written by an expert on the subject, with insider commentary from actual patients, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with the medical, psychological, or emotional turmoil of this condition.

Lupus Q&A

Everything You Need to Know, Revised Edition

Author: Robert G. Lahita,Robert H. Phillips

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698186605

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

View: 8650

A revised and updated edition of the bestselling resource for lupus patients, their families, and medical professionals A perennial bestseller, Lupus Q&A is the go-to guide for sufferers of a chronic autoimmune disease that affects more than 1.4 million people in the United States alone. Characterized by achy joints and skin rashes, lupus often mimics other diseases, making it tricky to diagnose and treat. In this completely revised and updated edition, Dr. Robert Lahita and Dr. Robert Phillips—leading experts on lupus—discuss topics in a clear, concise, and easy-to-follow Q&A format. Lahita and Phillips review the newest drugs and explore beneficial complementary and alternative treatments, including new data on hormone use. Demystifying everything from diagnosis to the disease’s psychological impact, Lupus Q&A prepares readers to face the challenges ahead—and to restore their health and their lives.

Oxford Textbook of Public Health

Author: Roger Detels,Robert Beaglehole,Mary Ann Lansang

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199218707

Category: Medical

Page: 2044

View: 8827

This fifth edition of the ever-popular Oxford Textbook of Public Health Practice has been thoroughly updated, and remains the ultimate resource on the subject of public health and epidemiology. Two new editors, Mary Ann Lansang and Martin Gulliford, join the established editor team of Roger Detels and Robert Beaglehole, representing a truly global outlook from four continents. The contributors are drawn from across the world, offering perspectives from vastly different health systems, with ranging public health needs and priorities. With contributors including Dr. Margaret Chan, Director of the World Health Organization, this book offers a globally comprehensive picture of modern health. The book retains its approach of dividing the complex, dynamic subject of public health into three topics. First, the scope of public health is covered, looking at the development of the discipline, determinants of health and disease, public health policies, and laws and ethics. The second volume focuses on the methods of public health, including the main science behind the discipline--epidemiology. Finally, the third volume puts the theory into practice, examining specific public health problems and options for prevention and control. As well as identifying these issues by system or disease, there is also an awareness of the unique needs of particular population groups. The book concludes with an analysis of the functions of public health, and a look at the future of public health in the 21st century. The picture of world health has moved on dramatically since the publication of the fourth edition in 2002. This new edition includes substantial new material on the impact of private support of public health; globalization; water and sanitation; leadership; community-intervention trials; disease and infection; gene environment interactions; obesity and physical inactivity; urbanization; minorities and indigenous populations; health needs assessment; clinical epidemiology, and the practice of public health. This ensures that the Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice remains the most comprehensive, accessible text for both students and practitioners in public health and epidemiology.

Epilepsy Board Review

A Comprehensive Guide

Author: Mohamad Z. Koubeissi,Nabil J. Azar

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493967746

Category: Medical

Page: 477

View: 7695

This concise text mirrors the content of the Epilepsy Board as distributed by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Epilepsy diagnosis, classification and treatment are thoroughly covered, along with seizure classification, epidemiology, normal and abnormal EEG, and treatment with antiepileptic medications and other modalities. Formatted with multiple choice questions and explanations, this complete resource will prepare physicians and students for the Epilepsy Board examination and provide the latest clinical approaches.

Measuring and Valuing Health Benefits for Economic Evaluation

Author: John Brazier,Julie Ratcliffe,Joshua Saloman,Aki Tsuchiya

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198725922

Category:

Page: 372

View: 2918

There are not enough resources in health care systems around the world to fund all technically feasible and potentially beneficial health care interventions. Difficult choices have to be made, and economic evaluation offers a systematic and transparent process for informing such choices. A keycomponent of economic evaluation is how to value the benefits of health care in a way that permits comparison between health care interventions, such as through costs per quality-adjusted life years (QALY).Measuring and Valuing Health Benefits for Economic Evaluation examines the measurement and valuation of health benefits, reviews the explosion of theoretical and empirical work in the field, and explores an area of research that continues to be a major source of debate. It addresses the keyquestions in the field including: the definition of health, the techniques of valuation, who should provide the values, techniques for modelling health state values, the appropriateness of tools in children and vulnerable groups, cross cultural issues, and the problem of choosing the rightinstrument.This new edition contains updated empirical examples and practical applications, which help to clarify the readers understanding of real world contexts. It features a glossary containing the common terms used by practitioners, and has been updated to cover new measures of health and wellbeing, suchas ICECAP, ASCOT and AQOL. It takes into account new research into the social weighting of a QALY, the rising use of ordinal valuation techniques, use of the internet to collect data, and the use of health state utility values in cost effectiveness models.This is an ideal resource for anyone wishing to gain a specialised understanding of health benefit measurement in economic evaluation, especially those working in the fields of health economics, public sector economics, pharmacoeconomics, health services research, public health, and quality of liferesearch.

Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders E-Book

Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations (Expert Consult - Online)

Author: David C. Preston,Barbara E. Shapiro

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455744735

Category: Medical

Page: 664

View: 3651

Diagnose neuromuscular disorders more quickly and accurately with Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders: Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations, 3rd Edition! State-of-the-art guidance helps you correlate electromyographic and clinical findings and use the latest EMG techniques to their fullest potential. 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. Successfully correlate electrodiagnostic findings with key clinical findings for more confident diagnoses. Clearly see how to apply what you’ve learned with abundant case studies throughout the book. Obtain relevant clinical guidance quickly and easily with an accessible, easy-to-read writing style that’s both comprehensive and easy to understand. Ensure correct EMG needle placement and avoid neurovascular injuries by referring to more than 65 detailed, cross-sectional anatomy drawings. Diagnose many newly defined genetic neuromuscular conditions based on their electrodiagnostic presentation. Stay up to date with must-know information on iatrogenic complications of electrodiagnostic studies. Visualize key concepts more easily with a brand-new full-color design, new artwork, and new photographs. Access Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders online, fully searchable, at www.expertconsult.com, along with more than 70 videos that allow you to see and hear the EMG waveforms discussed in the text, as well as a convenient "test yourself" module.