Author: Lyn D. Weiss,Harry J. Lenaburg,Jay Weiss

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 9781620701256

Category: Medical

Page: 528

View: 7299

Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Share Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review, Second Edition -- Chapter 1: Anatomy -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 2: Musculoskeletal -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 3: Electrodiagnostics -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 4: Speech -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 5: Neuromuscular Disorders -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 6: Brain Injury -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 7: Spinal Cord Medicine -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 8: Medical Rehabilitation (Cardiac, Pulmonary, Cancer, Burn, and Wound) -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 9: Prosthetics, Orthotics, Assistive Devices, and Gait -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 10: Joint and Connective Tissue Disorders -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 11: Exercise/Modalities -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 12: Legal and Ethics -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 13: Pediatrics -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 14: Industrial Rehabilitation -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 15: Pain -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 16: Ultrasound and Regenerative Medicine -- Questions -- Answers -- Index
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Author: Sara Cuccurullo

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1620700395

Category: Medical

Page: 1000

View: 1166

" 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. "
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Author: Brad Fortinberry,Saunders

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781416049791

Category: Medical

Page: 366

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With over 1,200 multiple choice review questions written to parallel the content and format of the National Physical Therapy Board Examination (NPTE), Saunders' Q&A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination provides more NPTE practice than any other review resource available. Strengthen your understanding of core principles across the full spectrum of physical therapy practice with comprehensive exam practice from specialty experts. Plus, an accompanying CD with all 1,200 questions enables you to generate an unlimited number of randomized practice tests to simulate the actual board examination and strengthen your test-taking confidence. More than 1,200 multiple-choice questions test your understanding of key content across a variety of practice environments, including schools, hospitals, and communities. Organized by topic, it parallels the content and proportional question breakdown of the board examination to familiarize you with the testing format. Correct answers, detailed rationales, and specific references help you get more out of your study time. Companion CD-ROM generates an unlimited number of randomized practice tests that you can customize to meet your specific study needs.
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Author: Sara Cuccurullo

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1620700395

Category: Medical

Page: 1000

View: 8476

" 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. "
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Author: Diane McGovern Billings

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582553603

Category: Medical

Page: 843

View: 2925

The thoroughly updated edition reflects the current NCLEX test plan and contains more than 5,000 test questions to help students practice taking the exam. The book contains more questions than any other NCLEX-RN review and includes more pharmacology-related questions.
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Author: David J. Reinkensmeyer,Volker Dietz

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331928603X

Category: Medical

Page: 647

View: 5993

This revised, updated second edition provides an accessible, practical overview of major areas of technical development and clinical application in the field of neurorehabilitation movement therapy. The initial section provides a rationale for technology application in movement therapy by summarizing recent findings in neuroplasticity and motor learning. The following section then explains the state of the art in human-machine interaction requirements for clinical rehabilitation practice. Subsequent sections describe the ongoing revolution in robotic therapy for upper extremity movement and for walking, and then describe other emerging technologies including electrical stimulation, virtual reality, wearable sensors, and brain-computer interfaces. The promises and limitations of these technologies in neurorehabilitation are discussed. Throughout the book the chapters provide detailed practical information on state-of-the-art clinical applications of these devices following stroke, spinal cord injury, and other neurologic disorders. The text is illustrated throughout with photographs and schematic diagrams which serve to clarify the information for the reader. Neurorehabilitation Technology, Second Edition is a valuable resource for neurologists, biomedical engineers, roboticists, rehabilitation specialists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and those training in these fields.
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Towards Evidence-based Practice

Author: Antoine Helewa,Joan M. Walker

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721673905

Category: Medical

Page: 271

View: 7985

This authoritative text offers a systematic structure for evaluating research articles and incorporating the findings into professional practice. Coverage includes research methodooology and design; how to perform a literature search; how to review and appraise papers on outcome assessment, diagnostic tests, economic evaluations, systematic reviews, meta analysis; and health care review in the 21st Century.
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Author: Peter M. Tiidus

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736058674

Category: Medical

Page: 337

View: 1128

Attempts to cover a wide range of both basic research and applied clinical topics related to skeletal muscle damage and repair mechanisms and their application. This book examines muscle damage and repair mechanisms and issues in specific populations including older adults and special populations.
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Pearls of Wisdom

Author: Robert Kaplan

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071464468

Category: Medical

Page: 507

View: 5143

Why waste time guessing at what you need to know for the physical medicine and rehabilitation board exam? Maximize your exam preparation time with this quick-hit question and answer review. The unique question and single-answer format eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the correct answers you'll need to know on exam day. Emphasis is placed on distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential for exam success. Great for certification and re-certification, this high-yield review for the boards is the perfect compliment to larger texts for intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before your exam.
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Author: Grant Cooper

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781405104012

Category: Medical

Page: 169

View: 5036

Designed as a quick read for students on an orthopedics rotation and others who want to know more about the specialty, Blueprints Orthopedics covers the essentials that every student needs to know in a pocket-sized, practical reference. Coverage of each anatomic region begins with a concise overview of high-yield surgical and functional anatomy, followed by the physical examination, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of common disorders that students are likely to encounter. Fifty multiple-choice review questions are included, plus appendices on career and residency opportunities, a handy reference list of commonly prescribed medications, and a glossary of key terms and tests.
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Review for Clinical Rotations and Exams

Author: Mark Duncan,Lance Chapman

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781451195217

Category: Medical

Page: 568

View: 7872

Lippincott Q&A Medicine focuses on high-yield information specifically designed to help you improve your NBME subject exam score. This first-of-its-kind resource zeroes in on exactly what you need to know, using tables, figures, mnemonics, and hundreds of sample questions in a concise, easy-to-read format—helping you make the most of valuable study time! Increase your understanding and your knowledge with detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answers—all provided immediately following the questions to eliminate flipping back and forth. Prepare for boards with confidence—400 practice questions and a 100-question practice test ensure readiness for subject exams. Benefit from a unique “Shelf Pearls” chapter based on the author's clerkship review course, featuring a quick summary of essential topics to revisit before taking the exam. Visualize key content and improve retention, thanks to a full-color design and more than 80 illustrations throughout. Extend your learning beyond the book with the online question bank that contains all Q&A in digital format.
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Author: Dr. Maryann Godshall, PhD, RN, CCRN, CPN, CNE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826105066

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 3193

"Nurse Educators can no longer be just experts in their specific fields; they need to be able to teach a variety of students in a variety of settings. This book encompasses all topics necessary to assist nurses to become educators. I am not aware any other books that address this area so thoroughly." Score: 98, 5 stars --Doody's ìI truly believe that your book made it possible for me to successfully complete the CNE exam! It truly is the only book you need to pass the CNE exam - I'm living proof! Thanks so much! I learned a lot from your book and intend to keep it on my desk for future reference!î óSue Carroll, MSN, RN Sentara College of Health Sciences This is the only Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) examination prep book that addresses each of the key topics outlined in the actual NLN test blueprint. The review manual serves as an indespensible resource for novice and expert nurse educators seeking to master the content needed for CNE Certification. Each chapter contains only the most important information needed for the test, breaking each topic down into its parts to facilitate quick access to core content. No other review manual offers comprehensive coverage of everything nurse educators need to know for the CNE exam, including guidelines for classroom management, practal teaching strategies, and much more. Why you need this book: Chapter content presents nurse educator core competencies as outlined in the NLN test blueprint Features practice questions in each chapter and an answer key in the back of the book with full explanations of correct answers Includes comprehensive practice test at the end of the book, also with explanations of correct answers Contains essential information on practical teaching strategies, developing lesson plans, culturally diverse students, student evaluation, and much more This guide contains the essential knowledge that all nurse educators need to pass the test and excel in teaching, thus serving as an invaluable resource for systematic review of content before taking the NLN CNE examination.
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Author: Duane E. Haines

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1605478229

Category: Medical

Page: 220

View: 432

"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.
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Author: James E. Allen

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 082615395X

Category: Medical

Page: 658

View: 7199

Contains the knowledge essential to prepare for licensure and employment as a nursing home administrator. Using as its basis the guidelines of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators, this work includes sections on: Distinguishing delirium from dementia; Psychosis from agitation; GERD; and Glycemic control.
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Author: Harold Wayne Lambert,Lawrence E. Wineski

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1605473154

Category: Medical

Page: 234

View: 5199

This study guide contains approximately 400 multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations. The book is illustrated with anatomical images, clinical images that portray signs and symptoms, and radiological images including ultrasounds, PET scans, MRIs, CT scans, and X-rays.
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Author: Howard Choi

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781744331

Category: Medical

Page: 134

View: 3742

The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocketpedia is a pocket-sized, quick-reference tool for the busy resident or clinician. It contains charts, tables, diagrams, and illustrations that present key facts and points essential for day-to-day patient care. The book was prepared and field-tested by residents in the PM&R department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, who know from experience what information clinicians need to have at their fingertips. Coverage encompasses all disorders, diagnostic tests, and treatment modalities and includes a pharmacopeia. The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocketpedia is also available electronically for your handheld computer. See PDA listing for details.
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Musculoskeletal Disorders, Pain, and Rehabilitation

Author: Walter R. Frontera,Julie K. Silver,Thomas D. Rizzo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323549667

Category: Medical

Page: 990

View: 8429

Packed with practical, up-to-date guidance, Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 4th Edition, by Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD; Julie K. Silver, MD; and Thomas D. Rizzo, Jr., MD, helps you prevent, diagnose, and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders, pain syndromes, and chronic disabling conditions in day-to-day patient care. This easy-to-use reference provides the information you need to improve patient function and performance by using both traditional and cutting-edge therapies, designing effective treatment plans, and working with interdisciplinary teams that meet your patients’ current and changing needs. An easy-to-navigate format provides quick access to concise, well-illustrated coverage of every essential topic in the field. Presents each topic in a consistent, quick-reference format that includes a description of the condition, discussion of symptoms, examination findings, functional limitations, and diagnostic testing. An extensive treatment section covers initial therapies, rehabilitation interventions, procedures, and surgery. Contains new technology sections in every treatment area where recently developed technologies or devices have been added to the therapeutic and rehabilitation strategies, including robotic exoskeletons, wearable sensors, and more. Provides extensive coverage of hot topics in regenerative medicine, such as stem cells and platelet rich plasma (PRP), as well as a new chapter on abdominal wall pain. Delivers the knowledge and insights of several new, expert authors for innovative perspectives in challenging areas. Offers a clinically-focused, affordable, and focused reference for busy clinicians, as well as residents in need of a more accessible and targeted resource.
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Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery

Author: Cathryn Jakobson Ramin

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062641808

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 432

View: 3980

The acclaimed author of Carved in Sand—a veteran investigative journalist who endured persistent back pain for decades—delivers the definitive book on the subject: an essential examination of all facets of the back pain industry, exploring what works, what doesn't, what may cause harm, and how to get on the road to recovery. In her effort to manage her chronic back pain, investigative reporter Cathryn Jakobson Ramin spent years and a small fortune on a panoply of treatments. But her discomfort only intensified, leaving her feeling frustrated and perplexed. As she searched for better solutions, she exposed a much bigger problem. Costing roughly $100 billion a year, spine medicine—often ineffective and sometimes harmful —exemplified the worst aspects of the U.S. health care system. The result of six years of intensive investigation, Crooked offers a startling look at the poorly identified risks of spine medicine, and provides practical advice and solutions. Ramin interviewed scores of spine surgeons, pain management doctors, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, exercise physiologists, physical therapists, chiropractors, specialized bodywork practitioners. She met with many patients whose pain and desperation led them to make life-altering decisions, and with others who triumphed over their limitations. The result is a brilliant and comprehensive book that is not only important but essential to millions of back pain sufferers, and all types of health care professionals. Ramin shatters assumptions about surgery, chiropractic methods, physical therapy, spinal injections and painkillers, and addresses evidence-based rehabilitation options—showing, in detail, how to avoid therapeutic dead ends, while saving money, time, and considerable anguish. With Crooked, she reveals what it takes to outwit the back pain industry and get on the road to recovery.
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Author: Robert J. Kaplan

Publisher: Boston Medical Pub Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 547

View: 959

Given the requirement to maintain certification within the speciality of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, concise compendiums of the curriculum of PM&R are an asset. The proliferation of PM&R journal and book publications testifies to the growth of the speciality in regard to our workforce as well as our clinical knowledge base. The format and content of this edition is derived from the ABPM&R outline certification booklets. The review book does not reproduce the outline contents in a rigid construct. The structure of the book contents and format are intended to survey the curriculum contents of PM&R in a coherent and meaningful manner. The book will likely be of value as well to PM&R residents preparing for their written and oral certification examinations.
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