Step-Up To Geriatrics

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Item#: 9781496301277
Edition 01
Author King & Lipsky
Cover Paperback
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Step-Up to Geriatricsprovides a high-yield review of geriatric medicine for students taking a geriatric clerkship. Clinical pearls, clinical vignettes, full-color illustrations, and “Quick Hits provide essential information in an efficient, easy-to-remember manner.Step-Up to Geriatricsdelivers exactly what you need to know for exam prep and for practical use in the evaluation and treatment of older patients.Comprehensive yet succinct coverageincludes general topics related to care of the elderly; common syndromes, issues, and medical conditions; and end-of-life issues.“Quick Hitsin the margins highlight highly testable topics.Clinical pearls and vignetteshelp you “file away clinical connections for handy retrieval at test time, and aid in the transition from basic science to clinical medicine.A 100-question, clinically-oriented practice examat the end of the book is an ideal self-assessment tool to prepare you for the questions you'll be faced with in clinical practice.More than 100 full-color photographs and line drawingsillustrate key concepts throughout.Easy-to-follow algorithmsshow examples of effective clinical reasoning.Numerous charts, tables, graphs, and mnemonicsaid visual learners and facilitate easy retention of essential material.Bold termspoint out key terminology for added emphasis.Written for medical students,Step-Up to Geriatricsis also an ideal resource for residents on a geriatric rotation, geriatric fellows, or physicians seeking board certification or recertification, as well as PA and nurse practitioner students and professionals.

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Step-Up to Geriatricsprovides a high-yield review of geriatric medicine for students taking a geriatric clerkship. Clinical pearls, clinical vignettes, full-color illustrations, and “Quick Hits provide essential information in an efficient, easy-to-remember manner.Step-Up to Geriatricsdelivers exactly what you need to know for exam prep and for practical use in the evaluation and treatment of older patients.