- Filename: study-without-stress.
- ISBN: 0761916792
- Release Date: 1999-10-22
- Number of pages: 208
- Author: Eugenia G. Kelman
- Publisher: SAGE
Written in an easy-to-read conversational style this book contains the keys to medical school academic survival, enabling students to manage their time and develop optimal study habits.
- Filename: study-without-stress-mastering-medical-sciences.
- ISBN: 1483346951
- Release Date: 1999-10
- Number of pages: 208
- Author: Eugenia G. Kelman
- Publisher: Sage Publications (CA)
- Filename: medical-terminology.
- ISBN: 9781451187564
- Release Date: 2013-02-08
- Number of pages: 640
- Author: Barbara J. Cohen
- Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide, 7e by Barbara Janson Cohen uses a stepwise approach to learning medical terminology. Part 1 describes how medical terms are built from word parts; Part 2 introduces body structures, diseases, and treatments; and Part 3 describes each body system. Individual chapters also build on knowledge in stages: the Key Terms sections list the terms most commonly used; more specialized terms are included in a later section entitled “Supplementary Terms.” The current edition includes a robust student ancillary package delivered under the PASSport to Success brand, with assessment exercises, chapter quizzes, and searchable text online, and a complete suite of instructor resources. The addition of PrepU as a packaging option provides a powerful value to students - the online study experience helps them to understand and retain course information and helps instructors to better assess what their students may be struggling with.
- Filename: study-skills-and-test-taking-strategies-for-medical-students.
- ISBN: 9781468404234
- Release Date: 2012-12-06
- Number of pages: 175
- Author: Deborah Shain
- Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Study Skills and Test-Taking Strategies for Medical Students: Find and Use Your Personal Learning Style provides techniques that identify and apply the medical student's personal learning-style to specific study skills and exam-taking strategies so that understanding, analysis, synthesis, and recall of information occur in a time-efficient manner. This volume in the Oklahoma Notes Series is written for talented medical students who were excellent scholars in undergraduate school but find themselves overwhelmed with the information explosion and time constraints of medical school. Topics covered include learning styles, time management and memory, taking notes, problem-solving, preparing for national board examinations, stress management, test-taking discrimination skills and organizing and working in a study group. This book will also be useful to undergraduates preparing for their MCAT exam, as well as other students in pressured courses of study.
- Filename: mnemonics-and-study-tips-for-medical-students-third-edition.
- ISBN: 9781315352329
- Release Date: 2016-08-19
- Number of pages: 224
- Author: Khalid Khan
- Publisher: CRC Press
This fun, pocket-sized and practical guide is jam-packed with helpful tips on how to remember those all-important medical facts crucial to exam success and invaluable throughout the medical career. New to this edition are 35 additional mnemonics, more information on prescribing, a section on the use of 'smart drugs' when studying, additional SWOT boxes and an improved interior layout with more colour for added clarity. The third edition remains an essential read for every medical student.
- Filename: quick-medical-terminology.
- ISBN: 0471542679
- Release Date: 1992-04-24
- Number of pages: 304
- Author: Genevieve Love Smith
- Publisher: Wiley
More than 300,000 allied health practitioners—including medical technicians, nurses, CPT and ICD-9 coders, medical secretaries, receptionists, transcribers, physician’s office managers and billers, record analysts and clinical laboratory technicians—know the right medical term when it counts, thanks to… Quick Medical Terminology A Self-Teaching Guide/3rd Edition More than 300,000 people in medicine and medical-related industries used the first two editions of Quick Medical Terminology to expand their working medical vocabularies. Besides teaching you over 500 medical terms, it shows you how to recognize and use thousands of other words on the job. What makes this Self-Teaching Guide so successful is its unique word-building system that begins by familiarizing you with the Greek and Latin prefixes, suffixes, word roots and word forms that are the building blocks of nearly all modern medical terminology. And once you’ve mastered these building blocks and understand the simple logic behind how they are combined to form medical terms, the job of learning the hundreds of words you’ll need on the job is a piece of cake! Quick Medical Terminology, 3rd Edition is specially programmed to allow you to work at your own pace with prerequisites, objectives, and tests to check your progress. This 3rd Edition has been updated to include the latest techniques, terminology and advances in the field of medicine.
- Filename: resilience.
- ISBN: 9781139576437
- Release Date: 2012-07-23
- Number of pages:
- Author: Steven M. Southwick
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Many of us will be struck by one or more major traumas sometime in our lives. Perhaps you have been a victim of sexual abuse, domestic violence or assault. Perhaps you were involved in a serious car accident. Perhaps you are a combat veteran. Maybe you were on the beach in Thailand during a tsunami, or in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. Or maybe, you are among the millions who have suffered a debilitating disease, lost a loved one or lost your job. This inspiring book identifies ten key ways to weather and bounce back from stress and trauma. Incorporating the latest scientific research and dozens of interviews with trauma survivors, it provides a practical guide to building emotional, mental and physical resilience. Written by experts in post-traumatic stress, this book provides a vital and successful roadmap for overcoming the adversities we all face at some point in our lives.
- Filename: quick-easy-medical-terminology.
- ISBN: 9780323370646
- Release Date: 2015-12-04
- Number of pages: 456
- Author: Peggy C. Leonard
- Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Read, write, and speak medical terms in no time with Leonard’s Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 8th Edition. Ideal for one-semester courses and self-study, this clear, concise text covers disorders, diagnosis, and treatment with a strong focus on anatomy for an integrated discussion of each body system. Small bits of information are presented then immediately tested for comprehension using a combination of programmed and traditional review questions. With new case studies, terms, and photos, plus help from the companion Evolve site, Quick & Easy Medical Terminology provides you with simple tools for good communication in the health care environment. Brief explanations and a focus on basic word-building skills make this text perfect for shorter, one- or two-credit medical terminology courses or self-study. Moderate anatomy and physiology coverage offers just the right amount of anatomical information to support the terminology presented. Programmed learning improves your comprehension by offering immediate feedback. Review exercises integrated throughout lesson material enable you to test your knowledge and retention of material more frequently for quick reinforcement. Medical reports with review exercises allow you to study terminology in documents similar to those seen in the clinical setting — and practice using terms in real-life situations. Quick Tips located throughout the text provide fun facts and memory aids. Student Evolve resources include games; activities; flash cards; animations, pharmacology, CAM, and genetics appendices; audio terms, and mobile quizzes and flash cards that offer additional opportunities to quickly gauge strong and weak areas in a fun, interactive environment. NEW! 14 additional case studies with exercises let you practice medical terminology in context. NEW! Elsevier’s Adaptive Learning (EAL) updated to accompany the text and provide an engaging, interactive learning experience that transforms textbook information into lasting knowledge. NEW and UPDATED! Terms, definitions, and procedures keep you up-to-date with healthcare advances. NEW! Photos and drawings illustrate difficult terms and procedures more clearly and consistently throughout the text.
- Filename: adaptogens-in-medical-herbalism.
- ISBN: 9781620551318
- Release Date: 2013-09-20
- Number of pages: 672
- Author: Donald R. Yance
- Publisher: Simon and Schuster
A scientifically based herbal and nutritional program to master stress, improve energy, prevent degenerative disease, and age gracefully • Explains how adaptogenic herbs work at the cellular level to enhance energy production and subdue the pro-inflammatory state behind degenerative disease • Explores the author’s custom adaptogenic blends for the immune system, cardiovascular health, thyroid function, brain health, and cancer treatment support • Provides more than 60 monographs on herbs and nutritional compounds based on more than 25 years of clinical practice with thousands of patients Weaving together the ancient wisdom of herbalism and the most up-to-date scientific research on cancer, aging, and nutrition, renowned medical herbalist and clinical nutritionist Donald Yance reveals how to master stress, improve energy levels, prevent degenerative disease, and age gracefully with the elite herbs known as adaptogens. Yance’s holistic approach, called the Eclectic Triphasic Medical System (ETMS), is based on extensive scientific research, more than 25 years of clinical practice, and excellent results with thousands of patients. It centers on four interconnected groups of health tools: botanical formulations, nutritional supplements, diet, and lifestyle. Defining three categories for adaptogenic herbs, he explains how formulations should combine herbs from each category to create a synergistic effect. He provides more than 60 monographs on herbs and nutritional compounds as well as custom combinations to revitalize the immune system, build cardiovascular health, protect brain function, manage weight, and support cancer treatment. He explains the interplay of endocrine health, the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, thyroid function, and stress in the aging process and reveals how adaptogenic treatment begins at the cellular level with the mitochondria--the microscopic energy producers present in every living cell. Emphasizing spirituality, exercise, and diet in addition to herbal treatments and nutritional supplements, Yance’s complete lifestyle program explores how to enhance energy production in the body and subdue the proinflammatory state that lays the groundwork for nearly every degenerative disease, taking you from merely surviving to thriving.
- Filename: change-or-die.
- ISBN: 9780061843556
- Release Date: 2009-10-13
- Number of pages: 256
- Author: Alan Deutschman
- Publisher: Harper Collins
Change or Die. What if you were given that choice? If you didn't, your time would end soon—a lot sooner than it had to. Could you change when change matters most? This is the question Alan Deutschman poses in Change or Die, which began as a sensational cover story by the same title for Fast Company. Deutschman concludes that although we all have the ability to change our behavior, we rarely ever do. From patients suffering from heart disease to repeat offenders in the criminal justice system to companies trapped in the mold of unsuccessful business practices, many of us could prevent ominous outcomes by simply changing our mindset. A powerful book with universal appeal, Change or Die deconstructs and debunks age-old myths about change and empowers us with three critical keys—relate, repeat, and reframe—to help us make important positive changes in our lives. Explaining breakthrough research and progressive ideas from a wide selection of leaders in medicine, science, and business (including Dr. Dean Ornish, Mimi Silbert of the Delancey Street Foundation, Bill Gates, Daniel Boulud, and many others), Deutschman demonstrates how anyone can achieve lasting, revolutionary changes that are positive, attainable, and absolutely vital.
- Filename: military-neuropsychology.
- ISBN: 0826104495
- Release Date: 2010-03-15
- Number of pages: 432
- Author: Dr. Carrie Hill Kennedy, PhD
- Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
"...this foundational volume on military neuropsychology should be on the bookshelf of every mental health clinician that may come in contact with military service members." --International Journal of Emergency Mental Health "...an important text dedicated to this subspecialty in the larger field of neuropsychology...The book integrates in a coherent manner the different aspects of military neuropsychological practice and provides a clear clinical road map for neuropsychologists and other psychologists working with military personnel in various settings."--PsycCRITIQUES This text covers the unique features of neuropsychological evaluations in the military. The author presents a thorough examination of the assessment needs of various military populations, with a special emphasis on traumatic brain injury, and the neurocognitive aspects of stress-related problems, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and decision-making under stress. The chapters of the book are designed to integrate theory and application, and include case study examples as well as a comprehensive review of the latest research. Key Features: Discusses the development of neuropsychology and its advances in the military Presents methods of dealing with military issues, such as head injuries, HIV, PTSD, learning disorders, and more Explains the importance of baseline testing, stress research, and multiple brain injury rehabilitation techniques
- Filename: iserson-s-getting-into-a-residency.
- ISBN: 1883620368
- Release Date: 2013
- Number of pages: 662
- Author: Kenneth V. Iserson
A step-by-step guide through the process of selecting a medical specialty and obtaining a residency position. Packed with tips and practical information, this book could be called How to Get the Most Out of Medical School This unique book provides invaluable information about all the medical specialties, including the difficulty of obtaining a position and the number of available slots. Numerous charts illustrate the specialty selection process, and the "Must/Want" Analysis provides a way to rank residency program selections. Topics include: * What specialty is best for me? How will I know? * Should I take a transitional internship? * Where can I get information about specialties and programs? * To which programs should I apply? * How many applications should I send? * How do I complete applications? r sum s? personal statements? * What special problems will I encounter if I am a woman? minority? IMG? osteopathic graduate? older physician? couple? physically impaired? * How do I prepare for the interview? How do I dress? * What questions should I ask? What shouldn't I ask? * What questions will they ask me? How should I answer? * What matching program do I use? How do they work? How and when do I apply? * How do I choose between programs? * After I match, then what? Do these questions sound familiar? Whether you are a premed student, a medical student, or a physician who needs to get a residency or fellowship position, you need this book!
- Filename: the-ultimate-guide-to-choosing-a-medical-specialty-third-edition.
- ISBN: 9780071790284
- Release Date: 2012-08-24
- Number of pages: 504
- Author: Brian Freeman
- Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
You owe it to yourself to read this book before you choose a medical specialty! The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, 3rd edition delivers a well-researched, insider’s look at the complex issues medical students face when choosing a medical specialty. Supported by first-hand knowledge, useful facts and statistics – plus the author’s personal experience and gut-level reports from current residents -- this unique guide provides everything necessary to compare specialties and make a confident decision. The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, 3rd edition is divided into two sections: Part 1 Planning Your Medical Career delves into the main issues surrounding the choice of your medical specialty. These twelve chapters provide everything you need to begin making this major decision – from how to research each specialty to how to apply for residency. Part 2 Specialty Profiles features chapters devoted to each of the 20 major specialties. It provides important information such as the latest salary information, employment data, and match statistics. Features: An “insider’s look” at different areas of medicine -- with specialty chapters written by physicians just out of residency training Candid and revealing descriptions of each specialty Profiles of the major specialties, including those to which you may have had little exposure, such as radiation oncology A concise, up-to-date guide to the residency application and matching process A chapter with valuable advice to help you maximize your success in obtaining a residency position in each field Updated to include alternative career paths for MDs, such as laboratory science, the military, MD/MBA, and MD/JD
- Filename: surviving-medical-school.
- ISBN: 0761905294
- Release Date: 1998-03-10
- Number of pages: 197
- Author: Robert H. Coombs
- Publisher: SAGE
Based on years of studying and working with medical students Surviving Medical School offers an orientation to the hectic, anxious area of medical education and practical advice for thriving in that environment. Topics covered include: students' expectations in relation to intellectual and emotional capacities; career doubt and alienation; clinical experience; physician fallibility, internships; and professional practice.
- Filename: what-doesn-t-kill-us.
- ISBN: 9781623366919
- Release Date: 2017-01-03
- Number of pages: 288
- Author: Scott Carney
- Publisher: Rodale
What Doesn't Kill Us, a New York Times bestseller, traces our evolutionary journey back to a time when survival depended on how well we adapted to the environment around us. Our ancestors crossed deserts, mountains, and oceans without even a whisper of what anyone today might consider modern technology. Those feats of endurance now seem impossible in an age where we take comfort for granted. But what if we could regain some of our lost evolutionary strength by simulating the environmental conditions of our ancestors? Investigative journalist and anthropologist Scott Carney takes up the challenge to find out: Can we hack our bodies and use the environment to stimulate our inner biology? Helping him in his search for the answers is Dutch fitness guru Wim Hof, whose ability to control his body temperature in extreme cold has sparked a whirlwind of scientific study. Carney also enlists input from an Army scientist, a world-famous surfer, the founders of an obstacle course race movement, and ordinary people who have documented how they have cured autoimmune diseases, lost weight, and reversed diabetes. In the process, he chronicles his own transformational journey as he pushes his body and mind to the edge of endurance, a quest that culminates in a record-bending, 28-hour climb to the snowy peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro wearing nothing but a pair of running shorts and sneakers. An ambitious blend of investigative reporting and participatory journalism, What Doesn't Kill Us explores the true connection between the mind and the body and reveals the science that allows us to push past our perceived limitations.