Family Medicine Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

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Overview

Like flashcards in a book, this is an intense quick-hit Q&A review for the family medicine in-service and board exams and the perfect complement to larger texts

Why waste time guessing at what you need to know for the family medicine boards and in-service 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. This

high-yield review for the family medicine boards is the perfect complement to larger texts and provides intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before your exam.

Features:

  • 4,950+ Q&As with only the correct answer provided
  • NEW! Chapters on Sports Medicine and Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • NEW! Expanded coverage of Environmental, Psychosocial, and Preventative Medicine and Biostatistics
  • Completely updated with more than 30% brand new questions
  • Covers all the core competencies relative to the ABFM board exam

This intense Q&A review thoroughly covers:

Cardiovascular;

Pulmonary;

Gastrointestinal;

Metabolic and Endocrine;

Neurology;

Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology;

Infectious Disease;

Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy;

Genitourinary;

Environmental;

Hematology and Oncology;

Dermatology;

Obstetrics and Gynecology;

Surgery: General and Trauma.

Ophthalmology

Ear, Nose, Throat

Orthopedics

Sports Medicine

Pediatrics

Geriatrics

Psychology

Imaging

Preventative Medicine and Epidemiology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071625517
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/14/2010
  • Series: Pearls of Wisdom Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 406,073
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Cynthia M. Waickus, MD, PhD

Associate Chair for Educational Programs

Department of Family Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

William A. Schwer, MD

Professor and Chairman

Department of Family Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Scott H. Plantz, MD

Clinical Professor

Chicago Medical School

Mt. Sinai Medical Center

Chicago, IL

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Introduction
1. Cardiovascular
2. Pulmonary
3. Gastrointestinal
4. Metabolic and Endocrine
5. Neurology
6. Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
7. Infectious Disease
8. Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy
9. Genitourinary
10. Environmental Medicine
11. Hematology and Oncology
12. Dermatology
13. Obstetrics/Gynecology
14. General Surgery and Trauma
15. Ophthalmology
16. Ear, Nose, and Throat
17. Orthopedics
18. Sports Medicine
19. Pediatrics
20. Geriatrics
21. Behavioral Science
22. Radiology
23. Preventative Medicine and Biostatistics
Bibliography

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