First Aid for the Pediatric Boards, Second Edition / Edition 2

First Aid for the Pediatric Boards, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Tao Le, Wilbur Lam, Shervin Rabizadeh, Alan Schroeder
     
 

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ISBN-10: 007162693X

ISBN-13: 9780071626934

Pub. Date: 01/19/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Apply the proven First Aid formula for exam success!

"This review is intended for residents and pediatric practitioners, but it also would be useful for medical students on pediatrics rotations. The book covers all topics in pediatrics. Genetics, nephrology, and neonatology are covered well, as is gastroenterology. It uses charts and tables for high-yield

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Apply the proven First Aid formula for exam success!

"This review is intended for residents and pediatric practitioners, but it also would be useful for medical students on pediatrics rotations. The book covers all topics in pediatrics. Genetics, nephrology, and neonatology are covered well, as is gastroenterology. It uses charts and tables for high-yield and intense studying. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

This is the new edition of the physician-to-physician, step-by-step guide to passing the pediatrics board exam. Written by veteran First Aid editor Tao Le and a team of former residents from Johns Hopkins University who recently took the exam, this book covers what to expect on the exam, how to register and succeed, and must-know high-yield facts. Features new to this edition include a full-color photo insert and mini-cases that frame clinical discussions for better retention. The summary of high-yield facts make it the ideal last minute review book.

Features:

  • Easy-to-remember summaries of the most frequently tested topics
  • Hundreds of high-yield algorithms, clinical images, tables, and illustrations
  • Margin notes reinforce must-know information
  • Mnemonics and clinical pearls make learning and memorization fast, fun, and easy
  • Mini-cases highlight commonly tested patient presentations and scenarios
  • 12 pages of full-color images
  • Resident-tested tips on how to register, prepare for, and ace the exam
  • Completely revised based on reader feedback -- so you know you are studying the most up-to-date and relevant material possible
  • A true "insider's guide" for in-service, boards, and recertification!

Complete coverage of all the must know topics:

Introduction to the Pediatric Boards,
Adolescent/Gynecology/Genital,
Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology,
Cardiology,
Dermatology,
Emergency/Critical Care,
Endocrinology,
GI/Nutrition;
Growth, Development, and Behavior;
Hematology/Oncology,
Human Genetics and Development,
Infectious Diseases,
Muskuloskeletal,
Neonatology,
Neurology,
Preventive Pediatrics and Ethics,
Pulmonology,
Renal/Urinary Tract

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071626934
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/19/2010
Series:
FIRST AID Specialty Boards Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
684
Sales rank:
602,839
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Authors

Senior Reviewers

Preface

Acknowledgments

How to Contribute

1. Guide to the ABP Examination

2. Adolescent Health

3. Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology

4. Cardiology

5. Dermatology

6. Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

7. Endocrinology

8. Gastrointestinal System and Nutrition

9. Growth, Development, and Behavior

10. Hematology

11. Human Genetics and Development

12. Infectious Disease

13. The Musculoskeletal System and Sports Medicine

14. Neonatology

15. Neurology

16. Oncology

17. Preventive Pediatrics, Ethics, and Epidemiology

18. The Pulmonary System

19. The Renal System

Color insert

Index

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