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Tratado de Medicina Cardiovascular (Spanish Edition)
by , Paul D. Thompson

Language

Spanish

Pages

1628

Publication Date

January 10, 2012

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Tratado de referencia en el campo de la medicina cardiovascular basado en los cambios que se han producido en la 煤ltima d茅cada. Entre ellos se incluye el uso de la angiograf鉚a TC multidetectora; el uso rutinario de endopr貿tesis vasculares con liberaci貿n de f謾rmacos por intervenci貿n coronaria percut謾nea; el empleo de procedimientos de aislamiento de venas pulmonares para eliminar la fibrilaci貿n auricular; el incremento de la aceptaci貿n de estatinas, inhibidores de la ECA y desfibriladores, y la terapia de resincronizaci貿n para tratar la insuficiencia cardiaca. Estamos en un momento de grandes avances en la gen貿mica asociada a rasgos cardiovasculares complejos como el infarto de miocardio y las valvulopat鉚as, y por esta raz貿n se ha puesto 茅nfasis en los aspectos de gen茅tica molecular cardiovascular. En esta 3.虜 edici貿n se resaltan todos estos importantes cambios. Existen nuevos cap鉚tulos que tratan cuestiones como "Mujeres y cardiopat鉚a", "Prevenci貿n de la insuficiencia card鉚aca", "C茅lulas madre y regeneraci貿n mioc謾rdica", "Resincronizaci貿n card鉚aca", "Tratamiento perioperatorio", "Reparaci貿n valvular percut謾nea e intracard鉚aca y procedimientos intracard鉚acos", adem謾s de otros que captan los avances en cardiolog鉚a molecular.
Multiple Mini Interview (MMI): Winning Strategies From Admissions...
by Samir P. Desai

Language

English

Pages

226

Publication Date

February 22, 2016

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The Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) has become the preferred interview format at many health professions programs and medical schools. Applicants seeking admission to these schools face considerable anxiety preparing for these interviews because of a lack of resources available for guidance. Our detailed advice, based on evidence from research in the field and perspectives of admissions faculty, will provide you with the insiders' perspective. Inside-<br /><br />How can you best prepare for the MMI? What is required to deliver a winning interview performance? <br />The MMI was developed to measure specific non-cognitive qualities that schools have deemed important. What are these qualities, and how can students emphasize them during interviews?<br />Which behaviors, attitudes, and answers are prized by interviewers? <br />In one study, 10% of interviewees rated the MMI as worse than the traditional interview. What were their concerns?<br />At one school, 12% of interviewed candidates received a "Do Not Recommend" rating each year. What are the behaviors and attitudes that lead schools to reject applicants?<br />What is "assessor fatigue," and how can it affect your MMI score?<br />Your interview score will depend heavily on your communication skills. What are the common communication problems encountered during the MMI?<br />How can you use the limited time that you have at each station to deliver memorable and impressive responses that stand out?<br />Includes sample answers to MMI questions and advice to help you avoid common mistakes<br /><br />Utilizing a unique combination of evidence-based advice and an insiders' perspective, this book will help you achieve your ultimate goal. MEDICAL SCHOOL
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
by Atul Gawande

Language

English

Pages

292

Publication Date

April 01, 2003

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<p><b>A brilliant and courageous doctor reveals, in gripping accounts of true cases, the power and limits of modern medicine.</b></p><p>Sometimes in medicine the only way to know what is truly going on in a patient is to operate, to look inside with one's own eyes. This book is exploratory surgery on medicine itself, laying bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually is -- complicated, perplexing, and profoundly human. </p><p>Atul Gawande offers an unflinching view from the scalpel's edge, where science is ambiguous, information is limited, the stakes are high, yet decisions must be made. In dramatic and revealing stories of patients and doctors, he explores how deadly mistakes occur and why good surgeons go bad. He also shows us what happens when medicine comes up against the inexplicable: an architect with incapacitating back pain for which there is no physical cause; a young woman with nausea that won't go away; a television newscaster whose blushing is so severe that she cannot do her job. Gawande offers a richly detailed portrait of the people and the science, even as he tackles the paradoxes and imperfections inherent in caring for human lives.</p><p>At once tough-minded and humane, <i>Complications</i> is a new kind of medical writing, nuanced and lucid, unafraid to confront the conflicts and uncertainties that lie at the heart of modern medicine, yet always alive to the possibilities of wisdom in this extraordinary endeavor.</p><p><i>Complications </i>is a 2002 National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction.</p>
First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2019, Twenty-ninth edition
by , Vikas Bhushan

Language

English

Pages

816

Publication Date

December 22, 2018

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<div><div><b>EXCEL ON THE USMLE廬 STEP 1 WITH HELP FROM THE WORLD鈥橲 MOST POPULAR MEDICAL REVIEW BOOK!</b></div><div><b><br /><br /></b></div><div><b>Trust the First Aid鈩?team to help you score your highest on this high-stakes exam</b></div><div><b><br /><br /></b></div><div>INSIDER ADVICE FOR STUDENTS FROM STUDENTS</div><div><br /><br /></div><div>鈥?lt;span></span>A complete framework for USMLE廬 Step 1 preparation, annually updated with crowdsourced contributions <span></span>from <span></span>thousands of students</div><div>鈥?lt;span></span>Written by students who excelled on their Step 1 exam and reviewed by top faculty for accuracy</div><div>鈥?lt;span></span>1300+ must-know topics with mnemonics to focus your study</div><div>鈥?lt;span></span>1,200+ color photos and illustrations --- 200 new or revised --- help you visualize processes, disorders, and <span></span>clinical <span></span>findings</div><div>鈥?lt;span></span>Reorganized content in the Pathology, Endocrine, Hematology and Oncology, and Neurology chapters for <span></span>more <span></span>intuitive learning</div><div>鈥?lt;span></span>Rapid Review section for efficient last-minute preparation</div><div>鈥?lt;span></span>Acclaimed recommendations for high-yield print and digital study resources</div><div>鈥?lt;span></span>Bonus material and real-time updates exclusively at FirstAidTeam.com</div></div>
National Opticianry Competency Exam Flashcard Study System: NOCE ...
by NOCE Exam Secrets Test Pr...

Language

English

Pages

301

Publication Date

November 28, 2011

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<b>***Ace the NOCE Exam and Get the Results You Deserve***</b><br /><br />The NOCE exam is a challenging test and your results can make a huge difference when it comes to your future. If you do well on the exam, it can open doors and lead to wonderful opportunities. If you do poorly on the exam, you will find yourself with a lot fewer options. You may have to put your plans for the future on hold, or even give up on them altogether. Preparing for your exam with our <b><i>National Opticianry Competency Exam Flashcard Study System</i></b> can help you avoid this fate and give you a big advantage when you sit down to take the test. Thousands of satisfied customers have relied on Mometrix Flashcards to help them pass their exam, and now you can too.<br /><br />When you study with these flashcards, you'll get an in-depth review of each section on the NOCE exam.<br /><br /><b>The NOCE Test Specifications section includes:</b> <br /><ul><li>Regulation, rule and standard </li><li>ANSI standards for cylinder, lens clock, and assembled lenses </li><li>Mixed astigmatism </li><li>Laws of Refraction </li><li>Meter, nanometer, and millimeter </li><li>White light, speed of light, and plane mirror </li><li>Reflect, absorb, concave, convex, executive bifocal, and round seg bifocal </li><li>Parts of the crystalline lens </li><li>Eye rotation and movement </li><li>Frame selection </li><li>Formula for finding the magnification for a spectacle lens</li></ul>...and much more!<br /><br />We believe in delivering lots of value for your money, so the <b><i>National Opticianry Competency Exam Flashcard Study System</i></b> is packed with the critical information you'll need to master in order to ace the NOCE exam.<br /><br />Study after study has shown that spaced repetition is the most effective form of learning, and nothing beats flashcards when it comes to making repetitive learning fun and fast. <b><i>National Opticianry Competency Exam Flashcard Study System</i></b> uses repetitive methods of study to teach you how to break apart and quickly solve difficult test questions on the test.<br /><br />Our flashcards enable you to study small, digestible bits of information that are easy to learn and give you exposure to the different question types and concepts. With our flashcards, you'll be able to study anywhere, whenever you have a few free minutes of time.<br /><br />Our company has helped thousands of people achieve their education goals. <b><i>National Opticianry Competency Exam Flashcard Study System</i></b> can help you get the results you deserve.
Review Questions in Ophthalmology
by , Michael A. Saidel

Language

English

Pages

561

Publication Date

November 17, 2014

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Approach your exams with confidence using Review Questions in Ophthalmology, Third Edition. You鈥檒l find a concise review of all specialty rotations in ophthalmology, plus key areas such as embryology, anatomy, pediatrics, plastics, and lenses. Real-life clinical cases and more than 1,000 multiple choice questions with answers and explanations in this comprehensive review of ophthalmology provide core knowledge for all residents and fellows in ophthalmology, preparing you for success 鈥?both on your exams and in your practice!<br />Test yourself with 1,000+ multiple choice questions, including answers and explanations.<br />Clearly visualize what you鈥檙e likely to see on exams and in practice, thanks to more than 400 clinical photographs, fluorescein angiograms, and CT, MRI, and ultrasound images.<br />Focus on common diseases for more useful self-assessment and real-life clinical preparation.
Mosby's Review for the NBDE, Part 1 - E-Book
by Mosby

Language

English

Pages

416

Publication Date

July 25, 2006

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<p>This complete exam review provides crucial, current information on each of the basic sciences addressed in Part I of the National Board Dental Examination (NBDE), including Anatomic Sciences, Biochemistry and Physiology, Microbiology and Pathology, and Dental Anatomy and Occlusion. Written by recognized authorities in their fields, material is presented in a concise, convenient outline format. Content is arranged according to the specifications of the NBDE, and supported by informative examples and illustrations. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included.</p><ul> <ul></ul><li>Outline format presents essential data and key points in a clean, streamlined fashion. </li><li>Approximately 200 diagrams and photographs provide visual evidence to support key topics, including anatomic structures, physiology, and microbiology. </li><li>Exam-based structure presents sections in the same order as they appear on the actual exam. </li><li>Sample exam questions include 100 multiple-choice review questions in each section of the book, created according to exam specifications. </li><li>Tables and text boxes provide supplementary information and emphasize important data from the text.</li><li>Answer key includes correct answers with rationales, illustrating the logic behind exam questions and reinforcing principles addressed in each section.</li></ul>
GRE Prep Plus 2020: Practice Tests + Proven Strategies + Online +...
by Kaplan Test Prep

Language

English

Pages

710

Publication Date

October 01, 2019

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<b>Kaplan's <i>GRE Prep Plus 2020</i> guides you through the GRE step-by-step, with expert strategies, essential content review, and 6 practice tests (1 in the book and 5 online). Get an advantage on test day with our proven test-taking strategies, math skills review, and one-year access to online practice and lessons. </b><br /><i>The Best Practice</i><ul><li>Five full-length online tests help you practice in the same computer-based format you'll see on test day.</li><li>One full-length practice test included in the book for easier reference and review.</li><li>More than 1,700 questions with detailed explanations, including brand new questions for this edition.</li><li>Personalize your study plan with the individual performance summary you'll receive after each online practice test.</li><li>Customize your practice with a 500-question online Qbank that lets you select problems by topic and difficulty.</li><li>Chapters on each GRE question type and math skill, with practice sets for each.</li><li>Questions have been reviewed, revised and updated by Kaplan's all-star expert faculty.</li></ul><i>Efficient Strategies and Expert Guidance</i><ul><li>Expert videos on stress-reduction techniques and study planning tactics that can help you ace the GRE.</li><li><i>GRE Prep Plus 2020</i> comes with one-on-one academic support from Kaplan faculty via our Facebook page: facebook.com/KaplanGradPrep</li><li>We know the test: The Kaplan team has spent years studying every GRE-related document available.</li><li>Kaplan's experts ensure our practice questions and study materials are true to the test.</li><li>We invented test prep鈥擪aplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for 80 years. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams.</li></ul>
Admission Assessment Exam Review E-Book
by HESI

Language

English

Pages

159

Publication Date

February 04, 2016

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<p>Passing your admission assessment exam is the first step on the journey to becoming a successful health professional 鈥?make sure you鈥檙e prepared with <b>Admission Assessment Exam Review, 4<sup>th</sup> Edition</b>! From the testing experts at HESI, this user-friendly guide walks you through the topics and question types found on admission exams, including: math, reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, and physics. The guide includes hundreds of sample questions, step-by-step explanations, illustrations, and comprehensive practice exams to help you review the subject areas and hone your test-taking skills. Plus, the pre-test and post-test help identify your specific areas of weakness so you can focus your study time on the subjects you need most. If you want to pass the HESI Admission Assessment Exam or any other admissions assessment exam for health professions that you may encounter, there鈥檚 no better resource than HESI鈥檚 <i>Admission Assessment Exam Review</i>.</p><ul><li><i><i><b>HESI Hints</b></i></i><b> boxes</b> offer valuable test-taking tips, as well as rationales, suggestions, examples, and reminders for specific topics.</li><li><b>Step-by-step explanations and sample problems in the math section </b>show you how to work through each problem so you understand the steps it takes to complete聽the equation.</li><li><b>Sample questions in all other sections </b>prepare you for the questions you will face on the A2 Exam.</li><li><b>User-friendly vocabulary chapter </b>covers more of the medical terminology that you will face on the A2 Exam.</li><li><b>Easy to read format with consistent section features </b>includes an introduction, key terms, chapter outline, and a bulleted summary to better help you organize your review time and understand the information.</li><li><b>F</b><b>ull-color layout and illustrations</b> visually reinforce key concepts for better understanding.</li></ul><ul><b></b><li><b>NEW! 25-question pre-test </b>at the beginning of the text helps you assess your areas of strength and weakness before using the text.聽</li><li><b>NEW! 50-question comprehensive post 鈥搕est</b> is included at the back of the text and covers all of the text鈥檚 subject areas. The questions will also include rationales for correct/incorrect answers.聽</li><li><b>NEW! Evolve companion site </b>with <b>two comprehensive practice exams </b>helps hone your review and preparation for the<b> </b>HESI Admission Assessment Exam.</li><li><b>NEW! Physics review questions</b> have been added to ensure you are thoroughly prepared in this subject area.</li></ul>
The Premed Playbook Guide to the Medical School Interview: Be Pre...
by Ryan Gray

Language

English

Pages

237

Publication Date

March 07, 2017

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<i>The Premed Playbook: Guide to the Medical School Interview</i> is the only book needed to prepare premed students for their medical school interviews. Through interviews with Admissions Committee members and others, Dr. Gray has compiled the most comprehensive book on this subject. Premed students want to know what to expect, but more importantly they need to see examples of what successful applicants have done. <i>The Premed Playbook</i> not only gives them close to 600 potential interview questions, it also gives them real answers and feedback from interview sessions that Dr. Gray has held with students.

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