"Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review, Third Edition"


Author: Sara Cuccurullo
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1620700395
Category: Medical
Page: 1000
View: 4859

Continue Reading →

" Doody's Core Title 2013! ""This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination."" --Doodys Reviews This third edition of the incomparable review bible for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Examination has been completely updated to reflect current practice and the core knowledge tested on the exam. Known for its organization, consistency, and clarity, the book distills the essentials and provides focused reviews of all major topics. Coverage is expanded in the third edition to include dedicated sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound that reflect new board requirements. Written in outline format for readability and easy access to information, content is modeled after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide. To aid in information retention, ìPearlsî are designated with an open-book icon to highlight key concepts and stress clinical and board-eligible aspects of each topic. The text is divided into major subspecialty areas written by authors with clinical expertise in each subject area, and content is reviewed by senior specialists to ensure the utmost accuracy. More than 500 high-quality illustrations clarify and reinforce concepts. The book also provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout and includes a section on biostatistics in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to its proven value as a resource for exam preparation, the book is also a must-have for practicing physiatrists seeking recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping trainees to prepare for the exam. New to the Third Edition: Thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on Boards Improved organization, clarity, and consistency Presents new chapters/sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound Key Features: Board""Pearlsî are highlighted with an open-book icon throughout the text to flag key concepts and stress high-yield aspects of each topic Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide Authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed by senior specialists in those areas Organizes information in outline format and by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Praise for the First Edition: ì... there is no other comparable text in PM&R. The key resource for facts needed to pass boards and useful for those in clinical practice for day to day use as well. - -Doody's Reviews ""I congratulate the editors and authors for coming up with such incredible and concise work...I think that this book is a must for all residents undergoing training in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation."" -Saudi Medical Journal ""Over the years many residents have confronted the problem of what to study for the boards...This elegant volume will finally fulfill this critical void"" - From the foreword by Ernest W. Johnson, M.D. "

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review


Author: Sara J. Cuccurullo
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1933864184
Category: Medical
Page: 938
View: 8775

Continue Reading →

"A Doody's Core Title 2012 The only book dedicated to the PM&R Boards, widely used by residents, updated throughout, and with over 500 illustrations, the second edition of the bestselling Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review is a must have for residents preparing for the ABPMR board exams, for practicing physiatrists preparing for recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping physicians to prepare for the boards. Developed in the residency training program in the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the JFK Johnson Rehab Institute, UMDNJ and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, this concisely organized text concentrates on board-related concepts in the field of rehabilitation medicine. Topics covered include PM&R, orthopaedic, neurologic, and general medical information. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review, 2nd Edition Uses Board ""pearls to highlights key concepts and stress clinical and board eligible aspects of the topic - making it easy to find and organize important information Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR) Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide to prepare for the Self-Assessment Examination (SAE), helping residents, PGY 2,3,4, in yearly preparation and carry-over from SAE preparation to Board Exam preparation. Divides topics into major subspecialty areas, each authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed again by senior specialists in PM&R who specialize in these topics. Employs an outline format for easy accessibility Organizes information by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a new section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition is essential reading for residents preparing for Part I and Part II of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Certification as well as practicing physiatrists preparing for recertification."

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review


Author: Dr. Sara J. Cuccurullo, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1935281666
Category: Medical
Page: 184
View: 2305

Continue Reading →

A Doody's Core Title 2012 The only book dedicated to the PM&R Boards, widely used by residents, updated throughout, and with over 500 illustrations, the second edition of the bestselling Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review is a must have for residents preparing for the ABPMR board exams, for practicing physiatrists preparing for recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping physicians to prepare for the boards. Developed in the residency training program in the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the JFK Johnson Rehab Institute, UMDNJ and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, this concisely organized text concentrates on board-related concepts in the field of rehabilitation medicine. Topics covered include PM&R, orthopaedic, neurologic, and general medical information. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review, 2nd Edition Uses Board "pearls to highlights key concepts and stress clinical and board eligible aspects of the topic - making it easy to find and organize important information Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR) Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide to prepare for the Self-Assessment Examination (SAE), helping residents, PGY 2,3,4, in yearly preparation and carry-over from SAE preparation to Board Exam preparation. Divides topics into major subspecialty areas, each authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed again by senior specialists in PM&R who specialize in these topics. Employs an outline format for easy accessibility Organizes information by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a new section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition is essential reading for residents preparing for Part I and Part II of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Certification as well as practicing physiatrists preparing for recertification.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review, Third Edition


Author: Dr. Sara J. Cuccurullo, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1617052019
Category: Medical
Page: 198
View: 8585

Continue Reading →

Doody's Core Title 2013! "This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination." --Doodys Reviews This third edition of the incomparable review bible for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Examination has been completely updated to reflect current practice and the core knowledge tested on the exam. Known for its organization, consistency, and clarity, the book distills the essentials and provides focused reviews of all major topics. Coverage is expanded in the third edition to include dedicated sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound that reflect new board requirements. Written in outline format for readability and easy access to information, content is modeled after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide. To aid in information retention, ìPearlsî are designated with an open-book icon to highlight key concepts and stress clinical and board-eligible aspects of each topic. The text is divided into major subspecialty areas written by authors with clinical expertise in each subject area, and content is reviewed by senior specialists to ensure the utmost accuracy. More than 500 high-quality illustrations clarify and reinforce concepts. The book also provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout and includes a section on biostatistics in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to its proven value as a resource for exam preparation, the book is also a must-have for practicing physiatrists seeking recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping trainees to prepare for the exam. New to the Third Edition: Thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on Boards Improved organization, clarity, and consistency Presents new chapters/sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound Key Features: Board"Pearlsî are highlighted with an open-book icon throughout the text to flag key concepts and stress high-yield aspects of each topic Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide Authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed by senior specialists in those areas Organizes information in outline format and by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Praise for the First Edition: ì... there is no other comparable text in PM&R. The key resource for facts needed to pass boards and useful for those in clinical practice for day to day use as well. - -Doody's Reviews "I congratulate the editors and authors for coming up with such incredible and concise work...I think that this book is a must for all residents undergoing training in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation." -Saudi Medical Journal "Over the years many residents have confronted the problem of what to study for the boards...This elegant volume will finally fulfill this critical void" - From the foreword by Ernest W. Johnson, M.D.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review


Author: Sara J. Cuccurullo
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781933864181
Category: Medical
Page: 938
View: 9988

Continue Reading →

A Doody's Core Title 2012 The only book dedicated to the PM&R Boards, widely used by residents, updated throughout, and with over 500 illustrations, the second edition of the bestselling Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review is a must have for residents preparing for the ABPMR board exams, for practicing physiatrists preparing for recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping physicians to prepare for the boards. Developed in the residency training program in the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the JFK Johnson Rehab Institute, UMDNJ and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, this concisely organized text concentrates on board-related concepts in the field of rehabilitation medicine. Topics covered include PM&R, orthopaedic, neurologic, and general medical information. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review, 2nd Edition Uses Board "pearls to highlights key concepts and stress clinical and board eligible aspects of the topic - making it easy to find and organize important information Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR) Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide to prepare for the Self-Assessment Examination (SAE), helping residents, PGY 2,3,4, in yearly preparation and carry-over from SAE preparation to Board Exam preparation. Divides topics into major subspecialty areas, each authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed again by senior specialists in PM&R who specialize in these topics. Employs an outline format for easy accessibility Organizes information by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a new section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition is essential reading for residents preparing for Part I and Part II of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Certification as well as practicing physiatrists preparing for recertification.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocketpedia


Author: Matthew Shatzer
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451178220
Category: Medical
Page: 208
View: 2109

Continue Reading →

Designed for the busy clinician, this pocket-sized powerhouse provides quick access to charts, tables, diagrams, and illustrations to give you fast facts essential for day-to-day patient care. Field-tested by residents and clinicians at top academic and clinical centers throughout the country, the book is authored by specialists in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation who know what information you need at your fingertips.

Essential Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Author: Grant Cooper
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1597451002
Category: Medical
Page: 348
View: 3286

Continue Reading →

Comprehensive and concise review of the essential facts needed to do a successful clinical rotation in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). Writing to be quickly read and comprehended, the authors spell out the implications of brain injury, the effects of spinal cord injury, the uses of orthotics and prosthetics, and the crucial importance of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation to maximize functional independence. Additional chapters detail the principles of pediatric, neuromuscular, cancer, and orthopedic rehabilitation, and demonstrate the use of electrodiagnostic techniques that can be used to help localize a lesion of the neuromuscular system and determine its severity, time course, and prognosis. The book also provides a handy review for passing PM&R board exams.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Oral Board Review

Interactive Case Discussions
Author: R. Samuel Mayer, MD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 161705285X
Category: Medical
Page: 222
View: 9707

Continue Reading →

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Oral Board Review is the first publication devoted to preparing for the ABPMR Part II certification examination. This interactive workbook contains 68 cases drawn from all major topic areas identified on the oral exam outline. The vignettes set up common physiatric problems and are structured to walk you through the types of questions you will encounter and frame meaningful responses to real-life scenarios. Cases are formatted to simulate a discussion between an examiner and examinee, presenting a focused approach that directs the candidate to the most appropriate answers. Each case contains questions covering the five clinical skills measured on the oral boards: data acquisition, problem solving, patient management, systems-based practice, and interpersonal communication skills and professionalism. Using a question and response format that actively engages readers, the book is designed to foster a systematic approach to clinical questions that can be applied to any case so you can think on your feet, understand the goal of the prompts, and respond effectively--whether in an exam situation, or at the bedside. Key Features Structured to help build skills and confidence necessary for success on the PM&R oral board exam (Part II) Representative case scenarios cover all diagnostic categories; every case contains questions corresponding to the 5 clinical competencies measured on the exam Unique interactive format with conversational question and answer vignettes for individual or group study Expert authors from many of the leading national programs Includes downloadable ebook for anytime access on mobile devices

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pocket Companion


Author: Jarrod David Friedman, MD,Marlis Gonzalez-Fernandez, MD, PhD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1617050083
Category: Medical
Page: 256
View: 6305

Continue Reading →

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion is designed to meet the day-to-day needs of PM&R residents, practicing physiatrists, and physicians in other specialties seeing rehabilitation patients. Focused solely on clinical care delivery, this handy reference provides the tools necessary to navigate everything from PM&R team coordination to the tailoring of medical management to achieve functional goals. Divided into four sections, the book covers all rehabilitation topics and is packed with practical information useful in daily practice, including disease-specific order sets and tips for managing the wide range of issues that commonly occur during a patient's rehabilitation. The first section introduces the field of rehabilitation medicine, the second reviews the scope of practice of allied health professionals on the rehabilitation team, the third section discusses rehabilitation topics and practice areas, and the fourth is an extensive Appendix of 24 assessment and rating scales, tables, and algorithms, essential for daily clinical use. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion is an indispensible resource that belongs in every white coat pocket. Features of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion Include: Conciseness and Clinical Orientation: Presents only the key information needed for optimal case management Comprehensive coverage: All major topics in the field of PM&R are represented Consistent approach: Brief text and bulleted format makes information easy to find Order sets provided for most areas to drive clinical care Medication specifics: Covers medications with specific dosages Appendix collects key scales, tables, and algorithms for immediate access

Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Musculoskeletal Disorders, Pain, and Rehabilitation
Author: Walter R. Frontera,Julie K. Silver,Thomas D. Rizzo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323549667
Category: Medical
Page: 990
View: 8031

Continue Reading →

Packed with practical, up-to-date guidance, Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 4th Edition, by Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD; Julie K. Silver, MD; and Thomas D. Rizzo, Jr., MD, helps you prevent, diagnose, and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders, pain syndromes, and chronic disabling conditions in day-to-day patient care. This easy-to-use reference provides the information you need to improve patient function and performance by using both traditional and cutting-edge therapies, designing effective treatment plans, and working with interdisciplinary teams that meet your patients’ current and changing needs. An easy-to-navigate format provides quick access to concise, well-illustrated coverage of every essential topic in the field. Presents each topic in a consistent, quick-reference format that includes a description of the condition, discussion of symptoms, examination findings, functional limitations, and diagnostic testing. An extensive treatment section covers initial therapies, rehabilitation interventions, procedures, and surgery. Contains new technology sections in every treatment area where recently developed technologies or devices have been added to the therapeutic and rehabilitation strategies, including robotic exoskeletons, wearable sensors, and more. Provides extensive coverage of hot topics in regenerative medicine, such as stem cells and platelet rich plasma (PRP), as well as a new chapter on abdominal wall pain. Delivers the knowledge and insights of several new, expert authors for innovative perspectives in challenging areas. Offers a clinically-focused, affordable, and focused reference for busy clinicians, as well as residents in need of a more accessible and targeted resource.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Secrets


Author: Bryan O'Young,Mark A. Young,Steven A. Stiens
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9781416032052
Category: Medical
Page: 748
View: 697

Continue Reading →

This completely updated top-seller in physical medicine and rehabilitation continues the tradition of the highly popular Secrets Series®. From anatomy and physiology of the nervous and musculoskeletal system to medical complications in rehabilitation to work and rehabilitation-this book presents all the key elements you need for clinical use, rounds, and board preparation. Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and tips from the authors. Features a two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful web sites to enhance your referencing power. Includes a chapter containing the "Top 100 Secrets" in physical medicine and rehabilitation, enabling you to quickly review essential material. Comes in a convenient pocket size for easy access to key information.

Physical Rehabilitation


Author: Susan B O'Sullivan,Thomas J Schmitz,George Fulk
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803640587
Category: Medical
Page: 1408
View: 3760

Continue Reading →

Rely on this comprehensive, curriculum-spanning text and reference now and throughout your career! It focuses on the rehabilitation management of adult patients, integrating basic surgical, medical, and therapeutic interventions to explain how to select the most appropriate evaluation procedures, to develop rehabilitation goals, and to implement a treatment plan. -

Handbook of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The Basics
Author: Susan J. Garrison
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781744348
Category: Medical
Page: 395
View: 9986

Continue Reading →

"This pocket (4.5x8") guide for healthcare professionals and students provides concise information on physical medicine and rehabilitation diagnoses. Chapters give information on anatomy, epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment and treatment, and complications. This second edition features new chapters on geriatric rehabilitation, wheelchairs, and electrodiagnostic studies. Garrison is medical director of the Rehabilitation Center at The Methodist Hospital. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)"--[source inconnue].

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Author: Randall L. Braddom,Leighton Chan,Mark A. Harrast
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9781437708844
Category: Medical
Page: 1506
View: 5273

Continue Reading →

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation presents today's best physiatry knowledge and techniques, ideal for the whole rehabilitation team. This trusted reference delivers the proven science and comprehensive guidance you need to offer every patient maximum pain relief and optimal return to function. In this new edition, Dr. Randall L. Braddom covers current developments in interventional injection procedures, the management of chronic pain, integrative medicine, recent changes in the focus of stroke and brain injury rehabilitation, and much more. Access the complete contents online along with 1000 self-assessment questions at www.expertconsult.com. Gain a clear visual understanding of important concepts thanks to 1400 detailed illustrations-1000 in full color. Find and apply the information you need easily with each chapter carefully edited by Dr. Braddom and his associates for consistency, succinctness, and readability. Access the fully searchable text online at www.experconsult.com, as well as 1000 self-assessment questions. Master axial and peripheral joint injections through in-depth coverage of the indications for and limitations of these therapies. Make optimal use of ultrasound in diagnosis and treatment. Get a broader perspective on your field from a new chapter on PM&R in the international community. PM&R, 4th Edition provides a truly integrative approach to pain management and rehabilitation across nervous and musculoskeletal disorders, driving enhanced patient outcomes.

Medical Cell Biology


Author: Steven R Goodman
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080919317
Category: Science
Page: 336
View: 3516

Continue Reading →

Medical Cell Biology, Third Edition, focuses on the scientific aspects of cell biology important to medical students, dental students, veterinary students, and prehealth undergraduates. With its National Board-type questions, this book is specifically designed to prepare students for this exam. The book maintains a concise focus on eukaryotic cell biology as it relates to human and animal disease, all within a manageable 300-page format. This is accomplished by explaining general cell biology principles in the context of organ systems and disease. This updated version contains 60% new material and all new clinical cases. New topics include apoptosis and cell death from a neural perspective; signal transduction as it relates to normal and abnormal heart function; and cell cycle and cell division related to cancer biology. 60% New Material! New Topics include: Apoptosis and cell dealth from a neural perspective Signal transduction as it relates to normal and abnormal heart function Cell cycle and cell division related to cancer biology All new clinical cases Serves as a prep guide to the National Medical Board Exam with sample board-style questions (using Exam Master(R) technology): www.exammaster.com Focuses on eukaryotic cell biology as it related to human disease, thus making the subject more accessible to pre-med and pre-health students

Delisa's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Principles and Practice, Two Volume Set
Author: Walter R. Frontera
Publisher: Lww
ISBN: 9781469880037
Category: Medical rehabilitation
Page: 2261
View: 1043

Continue Reading →

Thoroughly updated and now in full color, DeLisa's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is the "gold standard" in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. It is the most modern and comprehensive book in the field. It can serve as both an introductory book for residents and a comprehensive reference book for practitioners. One volume covers physical medicine, the other rehabilitation medicine. Physical medicine covers principles of diagnosis and management, therapeutic approaches, and the management of specific conditions. Rehabilitation medicine covers the evaluation of the rehab patient, managing the rehab patient, and rehabilitation strategies and interventions. This edition has eight new chapters including evidence-based rehabilitation; robotic therapies; emerging technologies and interventions; and neural repair and plasticity.

Oxford American Handbook of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Author: Lyn Weiss,Jay Weiss,Thomas Pobre
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199709998
Category: Medical
Page: 480
View: 5451

Continue Reading →

Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford American Handbook of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is the essential ready reference guide to the study and practice of physiatry. The full range of the specialty is covered from managing specific symptoms, injuries and disorders to pediatrics, assistive technology and the psychological and social issues associated with disability. Concisely written and generously illustrated with figures, diagrams and summary tables this is a must-have resource for any clinician in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation? The design.... The Handbook uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket! Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers. The interior layout.... The Handbook is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference. The information.... The Handbook succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively. The history.... Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world. The price.... You get an extremely useful tool at a great value!