Deja Review Family Medicine, 2nd Edition [NOOK Book]


"Flashcards in a book" provide a comprehensive yet concise review for the family medicine clerkship

Maximum retention in minimum time!

Deja Review: Family Medicine boils down your coursework to just the critical concepts you need to know for exam success. This unbeatable guide features a quick-read, two-column, “flashcard in a book” Q&A format. – specifically designed to help you remember a large amount of pertinent information in the least...

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Deja Review Family Medicine, 2nd Edition

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"Flashcards in a book" provide a comprehensive yet concise review for the family medicine clerkship

Maximum retention in minimum time!

Deja Review: Family Medicine boils down your coursework to just the critical concepts you need to know for exam success. This unbeatable guide features a quick-read, two-column, “flashcard in a book” Q&A format. – specifically designed to help you remember a large amount of pertinent information in the least amount of time possible. The format allows you to zero-in on only the correct answers to promote memory retention and get the most out of your study time. Great for last minute review of high-yield facts, Deja Review provides a straightforward way for you to assess your strengths and weaknesses so you can excel on the clerkship and the USMLE Step 2 CK.

  • Contents organized by chief complaint, just like a patient would present.
  • Active recall questions allow you to understand, not just memorize the content
  • Clinical vignettes at the end of the book prepare you for board-style questions
  • Portable size for study on the go – fits into your coat pocket
  • Bookmark included to guide you through easy-to-use flashcard presentation
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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Naureen B Rafiq, MBBS,MD(Creighton University Medical Center)
Description: This is an excellent review of commonly encountered illnesses in an outpatient clinic for all family medicine students, residents, and faculty.
Purpose: The intent is to help students excel on the family medicine clerkship and the USMLE Step 2 CK.
Audience: With its simple, easy-to-understand explanations of disease processes, this book is designed primarily for students rotating in family medicine, but it also is useful for residents and faculty.
Features: It covers all the commonly encountered clinical scenarios in family medicine from diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia to obstetric and gynecological care. It uses a very simple question-answer format that not only gives precise information but also prepares clinicians to explain disease process to patients. The chapter on hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and other diseases of the thyroid made confusing concepts easy to understand. The book could be improved by the addition of color schematic diagrams.
Assessment: This review successfully combines the physiology, pathology, and clinical course of a disease and covers all key clinical topics to pass the family medicine clerkship. It is highly recommended for every student to read before, during, and after the family medicine rotation to become better doctors as well as to pass the shelf! Clinical vignettes are extremely helpful reviews for commonly encountered illnesses.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071736909
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 5/16/2011
  • Series: Deja Review
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 402
  • Sales rank: 455,442
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Mayra Perez, MD is Chief Resident at Methodist Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program in Houston, Texas. She received her medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston Medical School. She has worked for Baylor's Chonic Disease Control and Prevention Center, and has volunteered in a number of capacities including health screening for Mexican Immigrants, and Spanish interpreting for patients.

Winston Liaw, MD is Academic Chief Resident in the Family Medicine Residency Program at the Virginia Commonwealth University, Fairfax, Virginia. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and an MPH from Harvard School of Public Health.

Lindsay Kathryn Botsford, MD is Chief Resident at the Kelsey-Seybold Family Medicine Residency Program at Baylor College of Medicine. She also received her medical degree at Baylor and has a BA in Health Policy from Rice University.

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Table of Contents

SECTION I: MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC DISEASES; Chapter 1. Diabetes; Chapter 2. Cardiovascular Disease; Chapter 3. Chronic Kidney Disease; Chapter 4. Thyroid Disease; Chapter 5. Osteoporosis; Chapter 6. Chronic Lung Disease; Chapter 7. Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); Chapter 8. Depression and Anxiety; SECTION II: COMMON CHIEF COMPLAINTS; Chapter 9. Headache; Chapter 10. INsomnia and Sleep Disorders; Chapter 11. Dizziness and Syncope; Chapter 12. Red eye adn Eye Pain; Chapter 13. Ear, nose, and Throat Complaints; Chapter 14. Neck Mass; Chapter 15. Chest Pain and Palpitations; Chapter 16. Cough; Chapter 17. Joint and Muscle Pain; Chapter 18. Sports and Work Injuries; Chapter 19. Breast Masses, Breast Pain, and Nipple Discharge; Chapter 20. Abdominal Pain; Chapter 21. Diarrhea;Chapter 22. Blood in Stool;Chapter 23. Erectile Dysfunction;Chapter 24. Scrota Pain and Swelling;Chapter 25. Urinary Incontinence and Retention;Chapter 26. Dysuria and Vaginitis;Chapter 27. Viginal Bleeding and Dysmenorrhea;Chapter 28. Family Planning;Chapter 29. Dermatologic Complaints;SECTION III: ABNORMAL TEST RESULTS AND EXAMS;Chapter 30. Abnormal Red Blook Cell Counts and Bleeding;Chapter 31. Abnormal Liver Function Tests;Chapter 32. Abnormal Electolytes;Chapter 33. Abnormal Urinalysis Results;Chapter 34. Abnormal Pap Smear Results;Chapter 35. Positive Tuberculine Skin Test;Chapter 36. Cardiovascular Exam;Chapter 37. Neurologic Exam;SECTION IV: INDIVIDUAL AND COMMUNITY WELLNESS;Chapter 38. Statistics, Prevention, Well-Man and Well-Woman Exams;Chapter 39. Wellness Exams for Newborns, Infants, Children, and Adolescents;Chapter 40. Geriatric Wellness;Chapter 41. Preparticipation Sports Physical;Chapter 42. Domestic Violence;Chapter 43. Travel Medicine;Chapter 44. Basic Obstetrical Care;SECTION V: CLINICAL VIGNETTES;Chapter 45. Clinical Vignettes
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