Doody's Core Title 2013! "This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination." --Doodys Reviews This third edition of the incomparable review bible for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Examination has been completely updated to reflect current practice and the core knowledge tested on the exam. Known for its organization, consistency, and clarity, the book distills the essentials and provides focused reviews of all major topics. Coverage is expanded in the third edition to include dedicated sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound that reflect new board requirements. Written in outline format for readability and easy access to information, content is modeled after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide. To aid in information retention, √èPearls√ì are designated with an open-book icon to highlight key concepts and stress clinical and board-eligible aspects of each topic. The text is divided into major subspecialty areas written by authors with clinical expertise in each subject area, and content is reviewed by senior specialists to ensure the utmost accuracy. More than 500 high-quality illustrations clarify and reinforce concepts. The book also provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout and includes a section on biostatistics in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to its proven value as a resource for exam preparation, the book is also a must-have for practicing physiatrists seeking recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping trainees to prepare for the exam. New to the Third Edition: Thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on Boards Improved organization, clarity, and consistency Presents new chapters/sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound Key Features: Board"Pearls√ì are highlighted with an open-book icon throughout the text to flag key concepts and stress high-yield aspects of each topic Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide Authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed by senior specialists in those areas Organizes information in outline format and by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Praise for the First Edition: √è... there is no other comparable text in PM&R. The key resource for facts needed to pass boards and useful for those in clinical practice for day to day use as well. - -Doody's Reviews "I congratulate the editors and authors for coming up with such incredible and concise work...I think that this book is a must for all residents undergoing training in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation." -Saudi Medical Journal "Over the years many residents have confronted the problem of what to study for the boards...This elegant volume will finally fulfill this critical void - From the foreword by Ernest W. Johnson, M.D.
From sore shoulders to spinal cord injuries, Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 3rd Edition provides you with the knowledge you need to get your patients moving again. This practical and authoritative new edition delivers easy access to the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders and other common conditions requiring rehabilitation. Each topic is presented in a concise, focused, and well-illustrated format featuring a description of the condition, discussion of symptoms, examination findings, functional limitations, and diagnostic testing. An extensive treatment section covers initial therapies, rehabilitation interventions, procedures, and surgery.Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Put concepts into practice. Practical, clinically relevant material facilitates the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal, pain, and chronic disabling conditions. Develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of interventions such as physical agents and therapeutic exercise in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders that produce pain, impairment, and disability. Find answers fast thanks to a consistent chapter organization that delivers all the content you need in a logical, practical manner. Get a broader perspective on your field from new chapters on Labral Tears of the Shoulder and Hip, Pubalgia, Chondral Injuries, Central Post-Stroke Pain (Thalamic Pain Syndrome), Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy, Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome, and Neural Tube Defects. Stay current with expanded and updated coverage of diagnosis, management and rehabilitation of Cervical Dystonia, Suprascapular Neuropathy, Epicondylitis, Temporomandibular Joint Pain, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Adhesive Capsulitis of the Hip, and Adductor Strain of the Hip. Glean the latest information on hot topics in the field such as cancer-related fatigue, polytrauma, and traumatic brain injury Efficiently and expertly implement new ICD-10 codes in a busy outpatient setting.
The 2nd edition of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocketpedia distills an illustrated encyclopedia of knowledge into a book that can fit into a clinician’s pocket.Authored by specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation who know what information you need at your fingertips, this pocket-sized reference provides quick access to charts, tables, diagrams, and illustrations to give you fast facts essential for day-to-day patient care.Field-tested by residents and clinicians at top academic and clinical centers throughout the country, this book is perfect for the clinic, bedside, or training room. FEATURES• New section on pediatric and burn rehabilitation• Cutting-edge rehabilitation techniques• Increased coverage of evidence-based medicine, including interventional medicine
Hello fellow Physiatrists! Isn’t it about time we had a study guide for our oral exam? After all, we will be paying (as of when this book was written) $1310 in examination fees, $600 in processing fees, and maybe another $500 dollars if you are late to register! Yikes! So let me help you not have to pay those fees a second time. Sound good? Welcome to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Review for the Oral Boards, 17 Cases to Cover Your Bases. Inside you will find seventeen case studies expertly designed to cover the most high-yield topics in PM&R. Yes, this book will help you develop the confidence and the knowledge to tackle the most enigmatic exam we as physiatrists face. So lets get to it! The sooner you start studying, the better!
Also Available as an iOS App Praise from Amazon.com Reviewers "This is one of the best and comprehensive books in our field. EMG section is especially helpful for residents and clinicians. I find the book very useful for board re-certification. "This is the most complete PM&R question book. I used it for my board recertification and did very well. Even though I've been in interventional pain management for the last 9 years it helped tremendously. The questions are well thought and the answers section carry valuable high yield facts. It is a must have for residents, medical students and attendings in Rehab Medicine. My two thumbs up to Dr. Weiss." "This book has so many great questions that are relevant to daily rehab issues as well as an excellent board review. The chapters are well organized and have plenty of questions to help you study. I might purchase the electronic version so I can take it around the floors and do questions while I have free time. Deff purchase this book, it's an excellent buy!" Description Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review is a comprehensive active self-assessment tool for medical students, residents, and junior attending physicians in physical medicine and rehabilitation. The first question-and-answer review book in this field, it will help professionals quickly and efficiently review specific topics in PM&R. The book covers in detail the entire field of physical medicine and rehabilitation with more than 1,500 multiple-choice questions with answers and detailed rationales. Broken into 15 topic areas, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review highlights all of the key concepts in the PM&R curriculum for learning and individual self-assessment. Designed to test recall and sharpen skills, the book addresses the fundamental components of PM&R training and practice. Suggested readings are provided at the end of each section for further study. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review Features: Comprehensive coverage of the field of PM&R for self-assessment and review Over 1,500 multiple-choice questions with answers and detailed explanations Question-and-answer format facilitates the recall of must-know information and helps identify knowledge gaps for further attention Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A is available as a print text, enhanced e-book, or mobile app for on-the-go study anywhere "
This completely updated top-seller in physical medicine and rehabilitation continues the tradition of the highly popular Secrets Series®. From anatomy and physiology of the nervous and musculoskeletal system to medical complications in rehabilitation to work and rehabilitation-this book presents all the key elements you need for clinical use, rounds, and board preparation.
MedicalPearls Publishing provides a flashcard style practice test with teaching points to assist in identification of knowledge gaps and resolve educational deficits.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion is designed to meet the day-to-day needs of PM&R residents, practicing physiatrists, and physicians in other specialties seeing rehabilitation patients. Focused solely on clinical care delivery, this handy reference provides the tools necessary to navigate everything from PM&R team coordination to the tailoring of medical management to achieve functional goals. Divided into four sections, the book covers all rehabilitation topics and is packed with practical information useful in daily practice, including disease-specific order sets and tips for managing the wide range of issues that commonly occur during a patient's rehabilitation. The first section introduces the field of rehabilitation medicine, the second reviews the scope of practice of allied health professionals on the rehabilitation team, the third section discusses rehabilitation topics and practice areas, and the fourth is an extensive Appendix of 24 assessment and rating scales, tables, and algorithms, essential for daily clinical use. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion is an indispensible resource that belongs in every white coat pocket. Features of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion Include: Conciseness and Clinical Orientation: Presents only the key information needed for optimal case management Comprehensive coverage: All major topics in the field of PM&R are represented Consistent approach: Brief text and bulleted format makes information easy to find Order sets provided for most areas to drive clinical care Medication specifics: Covers medications with specific dosages Appendix collects key scales, tables, and algorithms for immediate access"
Published by the American College of Sports Medicine, this authoritative manual teaches health fitness professionals and students how to appropriately conduct fitness assessment testing. The goal of this Fourth Edition of ACSM’s Health-Related Physical Fitness Manual is to provide a comprehensive overview of why and how to perform assessments of the five health-related components of physical fitness, namely body composition, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and cardiorespiratory fitness.Features of the Fourth Edition include:· Reorganized and expanded information, including discussion of unique assessment principles and the major limitations of some assessment methods· Step-by-step instructions for assessment of health-related physical fitness and resources for interpretation of test results.· Updated references to ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Ninth Edition.· More than 110 boxes, tables, and figures to help the reader understand the concepts of health-related physical fitness.· Case study analysis at the conclusion of each assessment chapter and suggested laboratory activities to help students master the concepts of health-related physical fitness.· Available instructor resources include fully searchable online text, an image bank, PowerPoint slides, and a Test Generator. The American College of Sports Medicine, founded in 1954, is the world’s largest sports medicine and exercise science organization with more than 45,000 national, regional, and international members and certified professionals in more than 90 countries. With professionals representing more than 70 occupations, ACSM offers a 360-degree view of sports medicine and exercise science. From academicians to students and from personal trainers to physicians, the association of public health, health/fitness, clinical exercise, and health care professionals is dedicated to helping people worldwide live longer, healthier lives through science, education, medicine, and policy. For more information, visit www.acsm.org, www.acsm.org/facebook, and www.twitter.com/acsmnews.