"Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review, Third Edition"


Author: Sara Cuccurullo
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1620700395
Category: Medical
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" 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
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"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
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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
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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
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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 Q&A Review


Author: Lyn D. Weiss,Harry J. Lenaburg,Jay Weiss
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781620701256
Category: Medical
Page: 528
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Share Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review, Second Edition -- Chapter 1: Anatomy -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 2: Musculoskeletal -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 3: Electrodiagnostics -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 4: Speech -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 5: Neuromuscular Disorders -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 6: Brain Injury -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 7: Spinal Cord Medicine -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 8: Medical Rehabilitation (Cardiac, Pulmonary, Cancer, Burn, and Wound) -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 9: Prosthetics, Orthotics, Assistive Devices, and Gait -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 10: Joint and Connective Tissue Disorders -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 11: Exercise/Modalities -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 12: Legal and Ethics -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 13: Pediatrics -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 14: Industrial Rehabilitation -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 15: Pain -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 16: Ultrasound and Regenerative Medicine -- Questions -- Answers -- Index

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocketpedia


Author: Matthew Shatzer
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451178220
Category: Medical
Page: 208
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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
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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 Pocketpedia, Third Edition


Author: Matthew Shatzer, DO,Howard Choi, MD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 1617052930
Category: Medical
Page: 328
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Pocketpedia is the essential quick reference for medical students, residents, and attending physicians in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Designed for the busy clinician, this pocket-sized compendium is crammed with useful tables, charts, illustrations, and clinical tips and guidelines for effective patient care and restoration of function. Covering core topics in PM&R and field-tested in the clinic and at the bedside over two successful editions, this indispensable resource delivers the information practitioners need on a daily basis. The Third Edition has been reorganized and thoroughly updated to include the latest evidence-based treatment recommendations and protocols. Features PM&R in your pocket—perfect for rounding or concise review Distills the practical essentials with focused coverage of key topics New chapters on Ultrasound, Cancer Rehabilitation, Acupuncture, and Quality Improvement Expanded coverage of musculoskeletal rehabilitation, concussion, and interventional pain procedures Enhanced illustrations and charts Now includes downloadable ebook for anytime access on mobile devices or computer

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
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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: 1416040072
Category: Medical
Page: 935
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Practical and authoritative, this new edition delivers easy access to the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders and other common conditions requiring rehabilitation. Each topic is presented in a concise, focused, and well-illustrated two-color format featuring a description of the condition, discussion of symptoms, examination findings, functional limitations, and diagnostic testing. The treatment section is extensive and covers initial therapies, rehabilitation interventions, procedures, and surgery. From sore shoulders in cancer patients to spinal cord injuries, Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition provides you with the knowledge you need to face every challenge you confront. Offers practical, clinically relevant material for the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. Discusses physical agents and therapeutic exercise in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders that produce pain, impairment, and disability. Presents a consistent chapter organization that delivers all the content you need in a logical, practical manner. Presents a new co-editor, Thomas D. Rizzo, Jr., MD, and a pool of talented contributors who bring you fresh approaches to physical medicine and rehabilitation. Offers current evidence and expert guidance to help you make more accurate diagnoses and chose the best treatment option for each patient. Features an entirely new section on pain management so you can help your patients reach their full recovery potential. Incorporates redrawn artwork that makes every concept and technique easier to grasp. Includes updated ICD-9 codes giving you complete information for each disorder.

Handbook of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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

Clinical Vignettes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Author: Marlyn Ramos Lamboy,Lam Quan
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 055741752X
Category:
Page: 140
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This book presents cases on the musculoskeletal system in clinical vignette format. Each case pertains to a specific diagnosis, and all cases are grouped according to the body region involved. It is our intention to present each case in a clear, concise, informative, and user-friendly manner. The purpose of this book is to provide medical students, PMR residents and young PMR attending preparing for their boards with a valuable resource for review, studying, and learning. We hope that we have succeeded in our goals, and that this book meets your educational needs.

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
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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 and Rehabilitation Secrets


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

Rehabilitation Emergencies Pocketcard


Author: D. Stolzenberg,G. Siu, M.D.
Publisher: Borm Bruckmeier Pub Llc
ISBN: 9781591034797
Category: Medical
Page: N.A
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The Rehabilitation Emergencies pocketcard is a useful quick reference guide for emergencies such as autonomic dysreflexia in spinal cord injuries, agitation in brain injury, sympathetic storming, intrathecal baclofen withdrawal syndrome, seizures, uncontrolled hypertension, aspiration, falls, neurogenic bladder, pulled tracheostomy tube and deep venous thrombosis. Highlights categories: * Signs and symptoms * Differential diagnosis * Measures and diagnostics * Medications For students, residents, nurses and all other health care professionals.

Pain Medicine Board Review


Author: Marc A. Huntoon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190217537
Category: Medical
Page: 528
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Pain Medicine Board Review is a comprehensive guide for preparing for the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) certification or recertification in Pain Medicine, and for residents preparing for in-training examinations in Pain Medicine. The text is organized into 28 chapters covering topics such as Anatomy, Physiology of Pain, Pharmacology, Diagnosis of Pain, and various pain syndromes. Each section includes questions, answers, and detailed explanations with highlighted key points, and concise further reading lists. Questions follow the ABMS style, and the explications of answers carefully address all points in the ABMS content outline for Pain Medicine. A section on imaging includes high quality magnetic resonance images, ultrasound images, fluoroscopic images and other images that will enable the examination candidate to answer questions that determine knowledge of pathological states as compared to normal and complications of treatments.

Practical Manual of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Author: Jackson C. Tan
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 858
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Quick reference on all aspects of adult physical medicine and rehabilitation. Provides practical guidance in five critical areas, including clinical evaluation, diagnostic tests, differential diagnoses, management tools, and basic problems.

Medical Complications in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Author: Diana D. Cardenas, MD, MHA,Thomas M. Hooton, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1617050822
Category: Medical
Page: 144
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The only book to combine the perspectives of both physical medicine and rehabilitation and internal medicine, this practical handbook provides physiatrists and residents in training with a concise description of common medical concerns that can disrupt or complicate therapy and rehabilitation. It focuses on the major diagnostic categories of disabilities that are admitted for in-patient rehabilitation such as stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, amputation, multiple major trauma, neurological disorders, burns, musculoskeletal trauma, cancer, and other diseases or disorders. For easy reference, the book is organized by both diagnostic category and specific medical complications. The first half of the book, organized by disability, provides an overview of the unique medical problems physiatrists are likely to encounter with each condition, when those complications will occur, and the best approaches to diagnosing and treating them early. The second part, written by acute care specialists, addresses the medical issues individually with more detailed chapters on specific complications and up-to-date information on treatment. These include urinary tract infection, osteomyelitis, antibiotic-associated diarrhea, hematologic complications, gastrointestinal complications, pulmonary complications, electrolyte disorders, and fever and sepsis. Key Features: Focuses on medical complications within major rehabilitation diagnostic groups Organized in two parts to allow readers to access information by condition or complication Provides clinical guidance for identifying and managing common medical complications encountered in rehabilitation settings Each rehabilitation topic chapter concludes with a summary ìTimelineî table detailing specific complications and likely occurrence A practical resource for physiatrists providing inpatient care or sharing call