Case Files Geriatrics, 1/e
iOS Universal Medical
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 clinical care. Case Files: Geriatrics provides 40 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in geriatric care. Each case includes an easy-to understand discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and board-style review questions to reinforce your learning. With Case Files, you’ll learn instead of memorize.
Learn from 40 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions:
•Master key concepts with clinical pearls
•Polish your approach to clinical problem-solving and to patient care
•Perfect for residents, medical students, PAs, and NPs working with geriatric patients
Each case has been designed for the iPad and iPhone/iPod with interactive features. With this system, you will learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts.
•40 clinical cases, each with board-style questions
•Clinical pearls that highlight key concepts
•Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like a doctor
•Proven learning system that improves shelf-exam scores
iPhone, iPod, and iPad App Features:
•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, 100, 150, 200, 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
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 II: Clinical Cases
40 Case Scenarios
Section III: Listing of Cases
Listing by Case Number
Listing by Case Topic (Alphabetical)
About the Authors
Eugene C. Toy, MD
Professor and Residency Program Director
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Methodist Hospital-Houston
The University of Texas--Houston School of Medicine
Andrew Neal Dentino, MD, FACP, AGSF, FAPA, FAAHPM
Bernhard T. Mittemeyer Endowed Chair in Geriatric Medicine
Chief, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program
Professor of Internal Medicine, Family and Community Medicine and Psychiatry
Texas Tech University Health Science School of Medicine
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