Clinical Skills Review

Author: Dr. Zu-Hua Gao
Editor: Brush Education
ISBN: 1550594400
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More cases = more success on your exam When you take your clinical skills exam, every case you know counts. Prepare quickly and efficiently for your clinical exam with the updated third edition of this bestselling OSCE study guide. Written by Canadian doctors, Clinical Skills Review presents 134 cases based on scenarios you’ll encounter on the MCCQE II and CFPC certification exams. An essential resource for Canadian medical students and international medical graduates seeking a licence to practise medicine in Canada, Clinical Skills Review is also a valuable supplemental guide for the USMLE Step 2 CS. Features of the new edition include: Comprehensive coverage of typical clinical situations. A systematic approach to clinical skills. Indexes of cases and medical abbreviations for easy reference. Time-tested mnemonics to help you excel on the exam. Aids for group study, since practice is the best way to prepare. Cases organized by categories found on the MCCQE II: Medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, preventive medicine and community health, psychiatry and neurology, and surgery.

Nms Review For The Usmle Clinical Skills Exam

Author: Erich A. Arias
Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781766937
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This fully revised Second Edition offers a complete review for the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) exam. It covers all diseases encountered on the exam and prepares students to interact with patients, take a good medical history, perform a focused physical examination, develop a workup plan, and write an organized patient note. Numerous sample cases and patient notes are included. This edition has new chapters on ethics in primary care; Step 2 cases and medical notes; and trauma medical notes. A new chapter format and design highlights essential information: chief complaint, questions to ask, key points, and workup plan.

Clinical Skills

Author: T. A. Roper
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199574928
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Clinical Skills, Second Edition is a comprehensive, practical guide to the art of history taking and examination. Heavily illustrated and packed with sage advice, this textbook is essential reading for medical students preparing for OSCEs and beyond.

Nms Review For The Clinical Skills Assessment Exam

Author: Erich A. Arias
Editor: Lippincott Raven
ISBN: 9780781725422
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This new book in the popular NMS Series provides practical guidance for the foreign medical graduate to orient and prepare for the Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) Examination. Graduates are taught how to practice effectively in a clinical setting, transmit medical information to the patient, chart documentation, and evaluate/assess a patient's medical condition. Topics covered include medical terminology, composition and formatting of notes, and clinical correlation to differential diagnosis and laboratory work up plans. U.S. rules for foreign doctors are covered, and on-line sources are also provided. Several tables and diagrams support the text.

The Ultimate Guide And Review For Usmle Step 2 Clinical Skills Exam

Author: Mark H. Swartz
Editor: Saunders
ISBN:
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Guides you through the Step 2 exam. Focusing on the important concepts of the exam, guide also suggest many communication techniques vital in establishing an excellent doctor-patient relationship. It contains thirty practice cases which help you hone your history-taking, physical examination, and communication skills.

Cs Checklists

Author: Jennifer K. Rooney
Editor: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange
ISBN: 9780071445153
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THE BOOK TO TAKE TO THE CS TEST SITE Get ready for the Clinical Skills portion of the USMLE 2 with these essential patient checklists. With "CS Checklists: Portable Review for the USMLE Step 2 CS," you can hone your physical examination skills and review differential diagnoses for 45 frequently-tested CS cases. Just as if you were working with actual patients, each case reviews essential skills you need in the clinic--and on the exam! If you want to build or refresh your clinical skills, and ace the USMLE Step 2 CS, here's a portable self-teaching review that's specially designed to reinforce what you need to know in the easiest, most direct way possible. Get ready to-- Master clinical skills with 45 frequently-tested cases, from AIDS and asthma to schizophrenia and tuberculosis. Focus on the most-tested cases in internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery, ob/gyn, psychiatry, and family medicine Build a working knowledge of typical presentations, patient histories, physical exams, differential diagnostic workup, and follow-up recommendations Reinforce what you need to remember with checklist formats Construct a solid foundation for USMLE Step 2 CS success Just what you need for the USMLE Step 2 CSE--"CS Checklists: Portable Review for the USMLE Step 2 CS" proves that studying doesn't have to be boring!

Clinical Skills Explained

Author: Muhammed Akunjee
Editor: Scion Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781904842781
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HIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE BMA MEDICAL BOOK AWARDS 2013! From reviews: "With a philosophy that there is more to learning clinicalskills than following checklists, this book offers students a clear, concisemanual from which they can learn clinical skills and procedures in a systematicmanner; whilst developing an understanding of not only what they need to do andwhy they need to do it, but also learn to apply key elements of theory topatient presentation and examination findings to generate differentialdiagnoses... This book will be extremely useful for students in the earlystages of their training. By integrating clinical skills information with corebasic scientific knowledge, it allows students to apply theory to practice asthey develop essential clinical skills and basic problem solving skills." International Journal of Clinical Skills, 2013 Clinical Skills Explained guides readers through all the clinical skills covered in the first three years of medical school. The book is written in a clear logical style and covers: * history taking * clinical examinations * standard procedures. Each chapter starts by providing a short step-by-step guide to what you need to do (the ideal aide-memoire) then describes the background knowledge and relevant pathophysiology before moving on to a systematic approach on how to tackle the skill at hand. At all stages the text is supported by clear full colour diagrams to reinforce understanding. The authors also provide quick reminder boxes covering: * top tips * medical guidelines * differential diagnoses * diagnostic indicators To test your understanding, each chapter ends with a series of clinical scenarios that are typical of the cases you will come up against. These encourage you to assess the key features, consider the likely diagnosis, and decide what questions you might ask, or further investigations you might request, to confirm your diagnosis.

Clinical Skills In Children S Nursing

Author: Imelda Coyne
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199559031
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Designed as a compelling text for students, Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing offers evidence-based and family centred practical guidance for procedures in all care settings. Emphasis is placed on the development of decision-making skills and sensitive care. It is enhanced by illustrations, online resources, and regular updates to evidence.

Introduction To Clinical Skills

Author: Mark B. Mengel
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0585353859
File Size: 19,32 MB
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This practical text is an excellent introduction to the clinical skills all physicians, particularly those in primary care disciplines, need to treat their patients in a humane fashion and at a reasonable cost. The authors focus on patient-centered, or generalist, skills that will help the biomedically oriented physician become more comfortable in managing patient care situations. In addition, the chapters review the diagnostic, treatment, and technical skills that medical students encountered in their Introduction to Clinical Medicine or Physical Diagnosis courses. The book's clinical cases will stimulate class discussions and provide vignettes for skills practice.

Target Usmle Step 2 Clinical Skills Handbook

Author: Dr. Mary June
Editor: Notion Press
ISBN: 1947851705
File Size: 37,63 MB
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A well organized, clear and concise rapid revision guide to prepare for the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills exam. The book is useful for the 3 and 4th year medical students (IMGs & AMGs) during their clinical rotations. The different components of the exam are dealt with in detail: ICE (Data gathering in History, Physical exam check list including special tests and a good Patient note guidelines), CIS(Communication interpersonal skills, tackling challenging situations) and tips for SEP (Spoken English proficiency for non-native English speakers. The e-book has interactive hyperlinks to the popular ‘Online Video Tutorial’ (www.targetusmle.com) – which is a complete coaching program for CS prep from the comfort of your home. It is the first of its kind designed by Dr. Mary June for which the CS handbook is an essential companion guide. Flip through the pages to see how easy Step 2 CS prep can be! Do it once. Do it right. Pass Step 2 CS exam the first time! STUDENT REVIEWS ON AMAZON KINDLE (First Edition) *****5 yellow stars (like amazon you can put in webpage ) “Fantastic study resource for the USMLE Step 2 CS! I wish I had read your book earlier!” “One and only solution for clearing Clinical Skills exam” “A must to pass on the First Attempt...The best CS review book out there. Don't waste your time with anything else.” “Reading this book the first time gave a feeling of having passed the exam before taking it. This gets even better when used in tandem with the 7 easy steps video tutorial on their website @ targetusmle.com.” “Great book to an IMG preparing for the Step 2 CS exam. Gives you a systematic approach and understanding of the process. The book is very concise, has everything you need to know to pass the exam,” “The Best CS textbook”

Nursing Interventions Clinical Skills E Book

Author: Anne Griffin Perry
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323241158
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Master nursing skills with this guide from the respected Perry, Potter & Ostendorf author team! The concise coverage in Nursing Interventions & Clinical Skills, 6th Edition makes it easy to master the clinical skills required in everyday nursing practice. Clear guidelines address 159 basic, intermediate, and advanced skills — from measuring body temperature to insertion of a peripheral intravenous device — and step-by-step instructions emphasize the use of evidence-based concepts to improve patient safety and outcomes. Its friendly, easy-to-read writing style includes a streamlined format and an Evolve companion website with review questions and handy checklists for each skill. Coverage of 159 skills and interventions addresses basic, intermediate, and advanced skills you'll use every day in practice. UNIQUE! Using Evidence in Nursing Practice chapter provides the information needed to use evidence-based practice to solve clinical problems. Safe Patient Care Alerts highlight unusual risks in performing skills, so you can plan ahead at each step of nursing care. Delegation & Collaboration guidelines help you make decisions in whether to delegate a skill to unlicensed assistive personnel, and indicates what key information must be shared. Special Considerations indicate additional risks or accommodations you may face when caring for pediatric or geriatric patients, and patients in home care settings. Documentation guidelines include samples of nurses’ notes showing what should be reported and recorded after performing skills. A consistent format for nursing skills makes it easier to perform skills, always including Assessment, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation. A Glove icon identifies procedures in which clean gloves should be worn or gloves should be changed in order to minimize the risk of infection. Media resources include skills performance checklists on the Evolve companion website and related lessons, videos, and interactive exercises on Nursing Skills Online. NEW coverage of evidence-based techniques to improve patient safety and outcomes includes the concept of care bundles, structured practices that have been proven to improve the quality of care, and teach-back, a new step that shows how you can evaluate your success in patient teaching. NEW! Coverage of HCAHPS (Hospital Care Quality Information from the Consumer Perspective) introduces a concept now widely used to evaluate hospitals across the country. NEW! Teach-Back step shows how to evaluate the success of patient teaching, so you can be sure that the patient has mastered a task or consider trying additional teaching methods. NEW! Updated 2012 Infusion Nurses Society standards are incorporated for administering IVs, as well as other changes in evidence-based practice. NEW topics include communication with cognitively impaired patients, discharge planning and transitional care, and compassion fatigue for professional and family caregivers.

Clinical Skills For Osces

Author: Neel Burton
Editor: Scion Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781904842828
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This full-colour fourth edition of the perennially popular Clinical Skills for OSCEs covers virtually all the skills examined at medical school. Based on feedback from students and examiners, key additions include: - 100 mock marking schemes - Up-to-date information, including the latest resuscitation guidelines and the recent amendments to the Mental Health Act. - More detailed coverage of difficult areas such as orthopaedic examinations and X-ray interpretation. - More detailed coverage of the medical conditions that are likely to come up in an OSCE setting. - More photographs, figures, and tables than ever before. Clinical Skills for OSCEs 4e will make your life easier and save you a lot of time. From reviews of the third edition: 'An invaluable guide to clinical skills for OSCEs … A must-have for all students!' - International Journal of Clinical Skills 'This is a very good book covering virtually all the possible OSCE stations that you are likely to find yourself in … I will definitely be using it for my OSCE revision.' – Joel Newman 'This excellent book on clinical skills for OSCEs is concise, informative, and comprehensive. I have no doubt whatsoever that anyone who has mastered its content will sail through the final OSCE and indeed enjoy the experience.' – Professor Sir Cyril Chantler 'Ecclesiastes’ comment that "Of making many books there is no end and much study is a weariness of the flesh" is as true as ever, but this book is so brilliant and useful that it is well worth all the hard work that went into its production.' – Professor Lord McColl

The Mrcgp Clinical Skills Assessment Csa Workbook

Author: Monal Wadhera
Editor: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 1846192692
File Size: 65,61 MB
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Includes a range of scenarios representative of those MRCGP CSA candidates will encounter, each created with direct input from an MRCGP examiner

Essential Clinical Skills For Nurses

Author: Catherine Delves-Yates
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1526451964
File Size: 61,44 MB
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A step-by-step book to help students prepare for practice and revise for OCSE exams.

Oxford Handbook Of Clinical Skills In Adult Nursing

Author: Jacqueline Randle
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199211043
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Fast access to concise, targeted information on all essential aspects of clinical skills in nursing Written by experienced nurses and packed full of up-to-the minute guidance and information An indispensable companion for practising and student nurses in a variety of care settings Patient centred, evidence-based and in line with the latest guidelines Includes practice tips and pitfalls to aid patient careIncreasingly nurses are developing and extending their clinical skills into areas that were once considered only for doctors. With the rise of post-registration clinical skills courses, advanced practitioners, and the new medical assistant roles, it is anticipated that future professional practice will involve more emphasis on clinical skills for nurses.The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing provides a practical, easily accessible, concise and evidence-based guide to all the essential elements of clinical skills for nursing practice in one portable format. The first section deals with the principles underlying patient assessment, and professional issues relating to clinical skills in order to help practitioners perform procedures safely and competently. This is followed by chapters on generic skills such as communication, hygiene and comfort, infection control, intravenous access, and care of the theatre patient. There are separate sections on drug administration and emergency and high dependency care. The book then takes a systems-based approach to the care of patients covering the key concepts which underpin all good nursing practice, including the social and psychological aspects of nursing. Information is included on how to relate the principles of clinical skills to different groups such as the elderly and the mentally ill, which will have relevance to practitioners whether in a hospital or community setting.A unique and comprehensive guide to clinical skills in nursing, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Skills in Adult Nursing will help nurses and other health care workers to perform clinical skills safely and competently. Readership: Nursing students in pre-registration diploma, degree and masters level degree programmes; registered nurses at staff nurse, advanced and specialist level and charge nurse/sister level; registered nurses undertaking post-registration education programmes.

Clinical Skills For Healthcare Assistants And Assistant Practitioners

Author: Angela Whelan
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118256417
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Clinical Skills for Healthcare Assistants and Assistant Practitioners is an accessible, easy-to-read guide, outlining the fundamental and core skills integral to clinical practice. Fully updated in its second edition, this book is divided into three sections; the first looks at fundamental skills applicable to all staff, such as accountability, communication and record keeping. Section two explores core clinical skills such as respiratory care, pulse, blood glucose management and catheter care. Section three outlines complex clinical skills that require more in-depth training, such as medication and intravenous cannulation. An invaluable resource for healthcare assistants and assistant practitioners, this book will also be of use to newly qualified practitioners, and students in health and social care.

Clinical Skills For Nursing Adults

Author: Wendy Wright
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1526453037
File Size: 40,55 MB
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A step-by-step guide to carrying out clinical skills, such as medicine administration, giving transfusions, catheterisation and other advanced skills.

Gi Practice Review

Author: A. B. R. Thomson, M.D.
Editor:
ISBN: 9781452864242
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Written by an internationally renowned gastroenterologist, this indispensable review book has been designed as a clinical skills refresher for exam purposes for gastroenterology and internal medicine residents and fellows, as well as practicing physicians. GI Practice Review - Clinical skills is a gastroenterology resource book which includes esophagus, stomach, small bowel endoscopies and clinical case studies, esophageal manometry, diagnostic imaging, as well as examples of gi-disease associated skin, nail and mouth changes.This book complements GI-Practice Review.