The Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review: Certification and Recertification (5th Revised edition)

The Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review: Certification and Recertification (5th Revised edition)

By: Redonda Miller (author)Paperback

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Don't gamble on the most important exam of your career... ace the boards with The Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review! Brought to you from the birthplace of Internal Medicine and regarded as the most effective review tool in the specialty, it will ensure you're as equipped as possible on your way to certification or recertification. From internists to primary care physicians, this no-nonsense book is a must-have companion for everyone in the field. Respected experts summarize just the imperative information you need to know for certification or recertification. Comprehensive review text, bolded key information, and helpful tables and algorithms equip you with all the core knowledge you need. Exam-taking tips and tricks allow you to go into the exam with confidence. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to test your skills and simulate the exam experience with over 1,000 additional exam questions in study and test modes. Features full-color clinical images covering all the image types you'll see on the boards, including x-rays, common skin findings, peripheral blood smears, ophthalmology findings, and CT and MR images.

About Author

Dr. Ashar completed his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University. He then obtained his medical degree from the University of Maryland, School of Medicine. Following Residency and Chief Residency at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland, he joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Ashar has been very active in medical education. He currently serves as the Director of the Advanced Medicine Clerkship (Medicine Subinternship), as a core faculty member of the Medical School's Colleges system, and as a firm faculty member for the Johns Hopkins Osler Medicine residency program. He is on the Johns Hopkins Medical Student Admissions Committee and Continuing Medical Education Committee. He directs the Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review Course and is a founding editor of the Johns Hopkins Board Review Book. Dr. Ashar's clinical and research interests revolve around complementary and alternative medicine, preventive medicine, anemia, and medical education. Professionally, he is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Past-President of the Mid-Atlantic Society of General Internal Medicine. Dr. Miller graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Biology from The Ohio State University. She earned her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and took her internship and residency on the Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins. After serving as an Assistant Chief of Service (chief resident), she joined the faculty and is now an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine. At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Miller has been very active in medical education. She currently serves as an Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. She directs the Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review Course and is a founding editor of the Johns Hopkins Board Review Book. Recently, she completed her M.B.A. at Johns Hopkins and serves as Vice-Chair for Clinical Operations for the Department of Medicine. In this capacity, she works to improve the delivery of care for patients at the institution. Dr. Miller's clinical and research interests revolve around women's health, medical education, and quality improvement. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and recent past Treasurer for the Society of General Internal Medicine.

Contents

1. Maximizing Test Performance: Effective Study and Test-Taking Strategies Section 1: Cardiology 2. Hypertension 3. Lipid Disorders 4. Coronary Artery Disease 5. Arrhythmias 6. Heart Failure 7. Valvular Heart Disease 8. Pericardial Disease 9. Electrocardiogram Review Section 2: Infectious Disease 10. Respiratory Infections 11. Genitourinary Infections 12. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 13. Mycobacterial Infections 14. Infectious Diarrhea 15. Selected Topics in Infectious Disease I 16. Selected Topics in Infectious Disease II Section 3: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 17. Obstructive Lung Disease 18. Pulmonary Function Testing 19. Chest Radiograph Review 20. Interstitial Lung Disease 21. Venous Thromboembolic Disease 22. Selected Topics in Pulmonary Medicine Albert J. Polito 23. Critical Care Medicine 24. Pleural Disease Section 4: Gastroenterology 25. Peptic Ulcer Disease and Gastrointestinal Bleeding 26. Esophageal Disease 27. Pancreatic and Biliary Disease 28. Disorders of the Small and Large Intestine 29. Acute and Chronic Liver Disease 30. Complications of Liver Disease Section 5: Nephrology 31. Acid-Base Disorders and Renal Tubular Acidosis 32. Electrolyte Disorders 33. Acute Kidney Injury 34. Glomerular Disease 35. Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease 36. Selected Topics in Nephrology Section 6: Endocrinology 37. Diabetes Mellitus 38. Thyroid Disease 39. Calcium Disorders and Metabolic Bone Disease 40. Reproductive Endocrinology 41. Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Disease Section 7: Rheumatology 42. Arthritis 43. Office Orthopedics 44. Vasculitis 45. Selected Topics in Rheumatology Section 8: Hematology 46. Anemia 47. Platelet Disorders 48. Coagulation Disorders 49. Acute and Chronic Leukemias 50. Myelodysplastic Syndrome 51. Blood Smear and Bone Marrow Review Section 9: Oncology 52. Colorectal Cancer 53. Breast and Ovarian Cancer 54. Genitourinary Cancer 55. Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia 56. Plasma Cell Dyscrasias 57. Selected Topics in Oncology 58. Lung Cancer and Head and Neck Cancer Section 10: Neurology 59. Headaches 60. Cerebrovascular Disease and Seizure Disorders 61. Movement Disorders 62. Selected Topics in Neurology Section 11: Selected Topics in General and Internal Medicine 63. Selected Topics in Geriatric Medicine 64. Selected Topics in Women's Health 65. Dermatology for the Internist 66. Ophthalmology for the Internist 67. Psychiatry for the Internist 68. Allergy and Immunology for the Internist 69. Genetics for the Internist 70. Complementary and Alternative Medicine 71. Substance Use Disorders 72. Preoperative Evaluation 73. Immunization and Prevention 74. Clinical Epidemiology 75. Medical Ethics

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323377331
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 720
  • ID: 9780323377331
  • ISBN10: 0323377335
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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