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REAL-LIFE CASES FOR THE FAMILY MEDICINE CLERKSHIP
You need exposure to high-yield cases to excel in the family medicine clerkship and on the shelf exam. Case Files (R) Family Medicine presents 60 real-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in family medicine. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, definitions of key terms, and USMLE-style review questions. With this system, you'll learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts.
* 60 cases with USMLE-style questions help you master core competencies to excel in the clerkship and ace the shelf exams
* Clinical pearls highlight key points
* Primer teaches you how to approach clinical problems
* Proven learning system maximizes your exam scores
Eugene C. Toy, MD is a dual certified family physician and ob/gyn. He is the John S. Dunn Senior Academic Chair and Program Director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program; Vice Chair of Academic Affairs in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Methodist Hospital--Houston; Clerkship Director and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Texas--Houston Medical School (Houston, Texas). Donald A. Briscoe, MD is Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program sponsored by The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. Bruce S. Britton, MD is Clinical Associate Professor and Family Medicine Clerkship Director at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Portsmouth, Virginia. Joel John Heidelbaugh, MD, FAAFP, FACG Associate Professor Departments of Family Medicine and Urology Ypsilanti Health Center Ypsilanti, Michigan
CASES 1. Adult Male Health Maintenance 2. Dyspnea (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) 3. Joint Pain 4. Prenatal Care 5. Well-Child Care 6. Allergic Disorders 7. Tobacco Use 8. Medical Ethics 9. Geriatric Anemia 10. Acute Diarrhea 11. Health Maintenance in Adult Female 12. Musculoskeletal Injuries 13. Skin Lesions 14. Hematuria 15. Thyroid disorders 16. Labor and Delivery 17. Electrolyte Disorders 18. Geriatric Health Maintenance 19. Upper Respiratory Infections 20. Chest Pain 21. Chronic Kidney Disease 22. Vaginitis 23. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding 24. Pneumonia 25. Major Depression 26. Postpartum Care 27. Congestive Heart Failure 28. Family Planning-Contraceptives 29. Adolescent Health Maintenance 30. Hypertension 31. Abdominal Pain and Vomiting in a Child 32. Dementia 33. Obesity 34. Migraine Headache 35. Hyperlipidemia 36. Family Violence 37. Limping in Children 38. Postoperative Fever 39. Acute Causes of Wheezing and Stridor in Children 40. Irritable Bowel Syndrome 41. Substance Abuse 42. Palpitations 43. Sting and Bite Injuries 44. Cerebrovascular Accident/Transient Ischemic Attack 45. HIV, AIDS, and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections 46. Jaundice 47. Dyspepsia and Peptic Ulcer Disease 48. Fever and Rash 49. Breast Diseases 50. Menstrual Cycle Irregularity 51. Diabetes Mellitus 52. Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions 53. Acute Low Back Pain 54. Developmental Disorders 55. Movement Disorders 56. Wheezing and Asthma 57. Obstructive Sleep Apnea 58. Osteoporosis 59. Chronic Pain Management 60. Lower Extremity Edema