Emergency Medicine Case Files

Emergency Medicine Case Files

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SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND IMPROVE PATIENT CARE - Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing patients with competent medical care. Case Files®: Emergency Medicine, Fourth Edition delivers 59 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in Emergency Medicine. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and USMLE®-style review questions to reinforce your learning. With Case Files®, you’ll learn instead of memorize.

• Learn from 59 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions
• Master key concepts with clinical pearls
• Solidify your knowledge with 14 new integrated challenge questions
• Polish your approach to clinical problem solving and patient care
• Maximize your shelf exam score with this proven learning system

This free application includes 1 sample case study from the 59 that are available through an in-app purchase of $34.99 of Case Files Emergency Medicine, Fourth Edition. The 59 high-yield cases in Emergency Medicine will help you excel on the clerkship and improve your shelf-exam score.

Each case has been designed for the iPad and iPhone/iPod with interactive features. With this system, you will learn in the medical context of real patients, rather than merely memorizing facts.

iPhone, iPod, and iPad App Features:
• Highlight key concepts while studying
•Study/Exam/Bookmark modes are available for USMLE-style review questions.
•In the Study mode, check the answers as you tackle the questions.
•In the Exam mode, time yourself and review the answers after the time is up.
•In the Bookmark mode, review only the questions you have flagged for further study.
•File away correctly answered questions after each practice quiz.
•Choose the number of questions in each practice quiz: 25, 50, 75, 100, 150, or all.
•Opt to include questions from previous quizzes.
•Learn further from interactive questions at the end of each case, with explanations.
•Sort cases by name or by case number.
•Take down notes using the Notes section for each case.
•Study in horizontal or vertical mode on the iPhone and the iPad.
•Store quiz scores to track your progress.
•Highlight key points in cases
•Save to iCloud to use app on multiple devices
•Choose preferred font sizes
•Create tags for each case
•Search cases by title or by tags

App Contents:

Section I: How to Approach Clinical Problems
•Part 1. Approach to the Patient
•Part 2. Approach to Clinical Problem Solving
•Part 3: Approach to Reading

Section III: Clinical Cases: 59 Case Scenarios
•Listing by Case Number
•Listing by Disorder

Each case includes the following sections:
Case Description
•Answers to
•Approach to
•Clinical Pearls
•Case Questions and Answers
• References

About the Authors

Eugene C. Toy, MD is a dual certified family physician and ob/gyn. He is the John S. Dunn Senior Academic Chair and Program Director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program; Vice Chair of Academic Affairs in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Methodist Hospital--Houston; Clerkship Director and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Texas--Houston Medical School (Houston, Texas).

Barry Simon, MD is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine University of California, San Francisco Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine Alameda County Medical Center Oakland, California San Francisco, CA.

Kay Takenaka, MD Emergency Medicine Clerkship Director UT-Houston School of Medicine Houston, TX.

Adam Rosh, MD earned a BS in Biochemistry and a Master's Degree in Microbiology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He completed his MD at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and is currently Chief Resident in Emergency Medicine at NYU/Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City.

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Case Files®: Emergency Medicine, Fourth Edition delivers 59 true-to-life cases. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and USMLE®-style review questions to reinforce your learning. With Case Files®, you’ll learn instead of memorize.

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