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Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Illustrated / Edition 2

Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Illustrated / Edition 2

by Yasuharu Okuda, Bret P. NelsonYasuharu Okuda
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Fully up to date with recent research and practice, including the most recent AHA guidelines, this model resource for the practising emergency medicine resident allows for a case-based interactive approach to studying for the oral boards examination, while also providing an excellent introduction to the field. Featuring 126 cases derived from the Model of Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine, with an emphasis on EKGs, CT scans, x-rays and ultrasounds, it now includes diagnoses such as nursemaid's elbow, multiple sepsis cases, the suicidal patient, and Cushing's syndrome, as well as a chapter on the scoring of Oral Boards. Practising alone or with a partner, the reader can review critical actions and key clinical pearls for each case. The appendices contain high-yield information on subjects emphasised in the oral board examination, such as pediatric, cardiovascular, traumatic, and toxicological disorders. This book truly allows the reader to feel actively immersed in the case.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107627901
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/21/2015
Edition description: Illustrate
Pages: 648
Sales rank: 465,964
Product dimensions: 8.54(w) x 10.98(h) x 1.18(d)

About the Author

Yasuharu Okuda is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, and National Medical Director, SimLEARN, Veterans Health Administration, Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Bret P. Nelson is Director of Emergency Ultrasound, Department of Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai.

Table of Contents

1. How to use this book; 2. EM medical decision making; 3. About the Oral Boards: The approach and practical tips; 4. About the Oral Boards: format and scoring; Cases: 1. Overdose; 2. Vomiting infant; 3. Altered mental status; 4. Chest trauma; 5. Abdominal pain and vomiting; 6. Weak infant; 7. Chest pain; 8. Back pain; 9. Leg swelling; 10. Weakness; 11. Eye pain; 12. Abdominal pain; 13. Ringing in the ears; 14. Vomiting child; 15. Snake bite; 16. Visual impairment; 17. Syncope; 18. Sore throat; 19. Knee pain; 20. Abdominal pain; 21. Abdominal pain; 22. Cough; 23. Flank pain; 24. Weakness; 25. Assault to face; 26. Burn; 27. Vomiting blood; 28. Light-headedness; 29. Shortness of breath; 30. Rash and fever; 31. Weakness; 32. Abdominal pain and vomiting; 33. Chest pain; 34. Seizure; 35. Chest pain; 36. Throat swelling; 37. Abdominal pain; 38. Altered mental status; 39. Rectal pain; 40. Vaginal bleeding; 41. Agitation; 42. Abdominal pain; 43. Abdominal pain; 44. Abdominal pain; 45. Altered mental status; 46. Diarrhea; 47. Seizure; 48. Toothache; 49. Penetrating chest trauma; 50. Animal bite; 51. Abdominal pain. Female; 52. Headache; 53. Pediatric fever; 54. Back pain; 55. Cardiac arrest; 56. Knee pain; 57. Rash; 58. Sickle-cell disease; 59. Headache; 60. Chest pain; 61. Altered mental status; 62. Headache; 63. Altered mental status; 64. Shortness of breath; 65. Shortness of breath; 66. Flank pain; 67. Seizure; 68. Fever; 69. Vomiting; 70. Fever; 71. Palpitations; 72. Cough; 73. Drowning; 74. Abdominal pain; 75. Abdominal pain; 76. Shortness of breath; 77. Altered mental status; 78. Weakness; 79. Pedestrian struck; 80. Back pain; 81. Altered mental status; 82. Abdominal pain; 83. Abdominal pain; 84. Respiratory distress; 85. Overdose; 86. Chest pain; 87. Fever; 88. Altered mental status; 89. Shortness of breath; 90. Stab to chest; 91. Abdominal pain; 92. Seizure; 93. Palpitations; 94. Seizure; 95. Fever; 96. Abdominal trauma; 97. Hematochezia; 98. Abdominal pain; 99. Cough; 100. Headache; 101. Drowning; 102. Cyanosis; 103. Diarrhea; 104. Cough; 105. Altered mental status; 106. Weakness; 107. Foot pain; 108. Neck pain; 109. Abdominal pain; 110. Shortness of breath; 111. Arm pain; 112. Altered mental status; 113. Cardiac arrest; 114. Leg pain; 115. Shortness of breath and swelling; 116. Finger pain; 117. Dizziness; 118. Intoxication; 119. Altered mental status; 120. Fatigue; 121. Rash and fever; 122. Arm pain; 123. Headache; 124. Dizziness; 125. Weakness; 126. 'Found drunk'; Appendix A. The chest pain patient: five life-threatening causes and critical actions; Appendix B. The confused patient: ten most common causes and critical actions; Appendix C. The poisoned patient: most common toxidromes and treatments; Appendix D. The trauma patient: the approach and important principles; Appendix E. Advanced cardiac life support review; Appendix F. Pediatric pearls: high-yield facts from fever to drugs; Appendix G. Twenty common emergency medicine procedures: indications, contraindications, technique, and complications; Appendix H. Image answer key; Index.

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