First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Oral Boards

Paperback | May 10, 2010

byDavid Howes, Rohit Gupta, Flora Waples-Trefil

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Real exam strategies to help you avoid pitfalls and errors on the Emergency Medicine Oral Boards!

Everything you need to remember PLUS what to say and do!

EXCEL on the exam with:

  • A detailed description of the exam, including format, scoring, what to expect on exam day, content, recommended study plan, preparation advice, and additional resources
  • The language and technique you need to excel!
  • A complete review of basic management skills, including airway management, shock, trauma, common procedures, and more
  • Tips and pearls on what to say, order, and do
  • Diagnostic and management algorithms by chief complaint (including pediatric) -- everything from abdominal pain to weakness
  • 50 cases along with the actual dialog that could and should occur during patient simulation – plus images and lab results you need to be familiar with

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Real exam strategies to help you avoid pitfalls and errors on the Emergency Medicine Oral Boards!Everything you need to remember PLUS what to say and do!EXCEL on the exam with: A detailed description of the exam, including format, scoring, what to expect on exam day, content, recommended study plan, preparation advice, and additional r...

Editors: David S Howes MD Professor, Joint Chief, Residency Program Director Section of Emergency Medicine The University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois Rohit Gupta, MD Attending Physician Department of Emergency Medicine Advocate Christ Hospital Chicago, Illinois Assistant Editors: Flora Waples...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:888 pages, 10.9 × 8.5 × 1.62 inPublished:May 10, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071445072

ISBN - 13:9780071445078

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
1.0. Getting Started
2.0. The General Approach: Keys to Managing and Organizing Your Information
3.1. Airway Management
3.2. BLS/ACLS
3.3. PALS/NALS
3.4. Shock
3.5. Trauma/ATLS Review
3.6. Acid-Base Derangements
3.7. Common Procedures
4.1. Abdominal Pain
4.2. Back Pain
4.3. Bleeding Disorders
4.4. Burns
4.5. Change in Mental Status/Coma
4.6. Chest Pain
4.7. Psychiatric Emergencies
4.8. The Dialysis Patient
4.9. Dyspnea/Shortness of Breath
4.10. Fever
4.11. GI Bleed
4.12. Headache
4.13. Paralysis
4.14. The Painful Extremity
4.15. Emergencies in Pregnancy
4.16. Ophthalmologic Emergencies
4.17. Rash/Skin Complaints
4.18. Seizure
4.19. Emergencies in Sickle Cell Patients
4.20. Sore Throat/Dysphagia
4.21. Syncope and Palpitations
4.22. Trauma
4.23. Weakness
4.24. Poisonings and Overdoses
5.1. Abdominal Pain/Vomiting
5.2. Pediatric Difficulty Breathing
5.3. Pediatric Fever
5.4. Pediatric Joint Pain
5.5. Pediatric Seizure
5.6. Pediatric Trauma
5.7. Pediatric Sore Throat
Cases
Index