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First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Oral Boards

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Overview

Real exam strategies to help you avoid pitfalls and errors on the Emergency Medicine Oral Boards!



Everything you need to remember PLUS what to say and do!



EXCEL on the exam with:



  • A detailed description of the exam, including format, scoring, what to expect on exam day, content, recommended study plan, preparation advice, and additional resources

  • The language and technique you need to excel!

  • A complete review of basic management skills, including airway management, shock, trauma, common procedures, and more

  • Tips and pearls on what to say, order, and do

  • Diagnostic and management algorithms by chief complaint (including pediatric) -- everything from abdominal pain to weakness

  • 50 cases along with the actual dialog that could and should occur during patient simulation – plus images and lab results you need to be familiar with

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071632546
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 5/10/2010
  • Series: FIRST AID Specialty Boards
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 888
  • File size: 29 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Editors:

David S Howes MD

Professor, Joint Chief, Residency Program Director

Section of Emergency Medicine

The University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois



Rohit Gupta, MD

Attending Physician

Department of Emergency Medicine

Advocate Christ Hospital

Chicago, Illinois



Assistant Editors:

Flora Waples-Trefil, MD

Clinical Instructor

Section of Emergency Medicine

The University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois



Tyson Pillow, MD

Clinical Instructor

Section of Emergency Medicine

The University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois



Janis Tupesis, MD

Associate Program Director

University of Chicago Emergency Medicine Residency

Assistant Professor of Medicine

The University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
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Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

1.0. Getting Started

2.0. The General Approach: Keys to Managing and Organizing Your Information

3.1. Airway Management

3.2. BLS/ACLS

3.3. PALS/NALS

3.4. Shock

3.5. Trauma/ATLS Review

3.6. Acid-Base Derangements

3.7. Common Procedures

4.1. Abdominal Pain

4.2. Back Pain

4.3. Bleeding Disorders

4.4. Burns

4.5. Change in Mental Status/Coma

4.6. Chest Pain

4.7. Psychiatric Emergencies

4.8. The Dialysis Patient

4.9. Dyspnea/Shortness of Breath

4.10. Fever

4.11. GI Bleed

4.12. Headache

4.13. Paralysis

4.14. The Painful Extremity

4.15. Emergencies in Pregnancy

4.16. Ophthalmologic Emergencies

4.17. Rash/Skin Complaints

4.18. Seizure

4.19. Emergencies in Sickle Cell Patients

4.20. Sore Throat/Dysphagia

4.21. Syncope and Palpitations

4.22. Trauma

4.23. Weakness

4.24. Poisonings and Overdoses

5.1. Abdominal Pain/Vomiting

5.2. Pediatric Difficulty Breathing

5.3. Pediatric Fever

5.4. Pediatric Joint Pain

5.5. Pediatric Seizure

5.6. Pediatric Trauma

5.7. Pediatric Sore Throat

Cases

Index

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