Introductory Guide To Medical Training

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Item#: 9783132012110
Edition 01
Author Krukemeyer, Manfred G
Cover Paperback
 


Medical education is a life-long process, and it is important for beginning medical students to gain a solid understanding of the basics within the first year of medical school.Introductory Guide to Medical Training: From Basic Sciences to Medical Specialtiesis a concise yet thorough overview of the medical field that will prepare first-year students for their educational journey and provide laypersons with a glimpse into the particularities of the medical specialties.

The book begins with the fundamentals and culture of medicine, tips and tricks for learning and retaining medical knowledge, and a summary of how the medical field has evolved through time. The second half of the book features sections on several major specialties, including: anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, neurology, pediatrics, men's and women's health, forensic pathology, and surgery, among many others.

Highlights:

Full-color, high-quality charts, graphs, and tables that showcase global statistics and supplement the material presented in the textShort, succinct biographies of major figures who have helped shape modern medicineA list of commonly used abbreviations encountered in medicine

This book is the perfect exploratory text for laypersons and all those considering or pursuing a medical degree, and it will ensure that they are well prepared for the challenges that lie ahead of them.