Now updated to reflect the USMLE Step 2 exam, with greater emphasis on case presentations and diagnostic skills. Approximately 400 new clinical vignettes with accompanying questions (500 questions in all)--now featuring expanded answers referenced to leading textbooks or journal articles. Reviewed by McGraw-Hill's Medical Student Advisory Committee to ensure simulation of the USMLE test-taking experience.
Program120 Female B Handbook on Preventive Medicine: A condensed version of the last half (on the benefit of hormones) of his famous Program 120 textbook on disease prevention, in this book Dr. Purser, a pituitary endocrinology researcher, lecturer and author, discusses normal lab values in women. He addresses proper testing, diagnosis, and hormone replacement therapy for hormones such as; somatropin, testosterone, thyroid, melatonin, progesterone, estradiol and DHEA. Everything is highly referenced and researched. He also gives steps on how to make your levels normal and to make your life better!
The field of cost-effectiveness analysis has lacked an entry-level textbook until now. Designing and Conducting Cost-Effectiveness Analyses in Medicine and Health Care is a hands-on guide for conducting economic analyses that closely follows the recommendations of the Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine. Step by step, Dr. Muennig outlines the theory and practice of cost-effectiveness and shows how to develop an original research question, retrieve data, design a decision analysis tree, calculate quality-adjusted life years, and test for error in analysis. The book provides clear and detailed instruction and includes a review of the epidemiological and biostatistical skills students need to conduct cost-effectiveness analyses. While the book is designed for students, it includes advanced topics for policymakers, community health experts, and preventive medicine residents who are interested in the field. The book uses a worked example to walk the reader through the process of designing and conducting an analysis and provides links to all of the major Internet-accessible sources of government data. This book will be a welcome addition to the library of students and seasoned researchers alike.
This edition provides an overview of public health and preventive medicine, which conforms closely to the National Board of Medical Examiners content outline for prescribed coverage of these topics. The scope, outline format and self-test features of the book make it ideal for course review and USMLE preparation.
Preventive Medicine Board Review, 1000 multiple choice questions. Provides key information you need to know to pass the board and certification exam. All questions have explanations with keywords linked to additional online references.Correct answer is on the next page after the question with explanations and links to further research the key point(s) covered in each question.
This book shares the best practices, mistakes, victories, and essential steps for success which the author has gleaned from working with countless organizations. Unlike other books that only focus on the engineering issues (task lists) or management issues (CMMS), this in-depth resource is the first to give true emphasize to the four aspects of success in preventive maintenance systems--engineering, management, economic, and psychological -- thereby enabling readers to have a balanced view and understanding of what is happening in their organizations. Additionally, it blends concrete actionable steps and structures with the theory behind the steps.Includes check sheets, history of PM, stories, photographs, and case histories.Contains a glossary of terms.Provides sample task lists for a variety of equipment with some of the logic behind each task.Offers templates for developing your own tasking.Includes protocols for detailed economic analysis with examples.
Eating should be fun, not cause for fear. But for children with food allergies, the condition transforms even simple pleasures like parties and picnics into dangerous minefields. Instead of resigning themselves to a lifetime of avoidance and exclusion, food allergy sufferers can now take action and embrace the promise of desensitization therapy.In The Food Allergy Fix, board-certified allergist and immunologist Dr. Sakina Bajowala discusses how allergies can be managed through sublingual and oral immunotherapy, which retrains overactive immune systems through the precise administration of foods. Combining rich history and current scientific research, Dr. Bajowala arms parents and patients with the tools they need to begin working with a trained immunologist, while walking readers through her innovative andholistic treatment process.The incredible success of Dr. Bajowala’s integrative approach proves that it is possible to live in a world free from the chains of a food allergy diagnosis. This book is the first step toward reclaiming freedom.
Written by experienced clinicians and edited by Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health faculty, this book contains up-to-date expertise from physicians renowned for their work in LGBT health. This important text fills an informational void about the practical health needs of LGBT patients in both the primary care and specialty settings remains, and serves as a guide for LGBT preventive and specialty medicine that can be utilized within undergraduate medical education, residency training, and medical practice. Beginning with a short review of LGBT populations and health disparities, it largely focuses on the application and implementation of LGBT best practices within all realms of medical care. In addition, the book offers recommendations for the integration of LGBT health into systems-based practice by addressing intake forms and electronic health records, as well as evidence-based emerging concerns in LGBT health. This is a must-have volume for medical students, residents, and practicing physicians from all medical specialties.
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