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Practical Guide for Clinical Neurophysiologic Testing: EEGWritten by a noted leader in electroneurodiagnostic technology, this book will be a standard text and reference for technologists, neurology residents, and clinical neurophysiology fellows. The first part covers the technical aspects of electroneurodiagnosis, including basic electronics and recording techniques; the second part covers the clinical applications and diagnostic utilities of electroneurodiagnosis for various central nervous system disorders. The text focuses on digital recording and…

Practical Guide for Clinical Neurophysiologic Testing: EP, LTM, IOM, PSG, and NCSThis book provides advanced content that begins where the Practical Guide for Clinical Neurophysiologic Testing: EEG ends. This advanced guide, more geared to neurology fellows than to electroneurodiagnostic technologists, discusses evoked potentials, including visual, brainstem auditory, and somatosensory EPs.  The author covers intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring, epilepsy monitoring, long-term bedside EEG monitoring, and sleep studies.  Companion website contains videos and an inte…

MRCPCH Clinical Examination: A Practical GuideThe Royal Colleges in the United Kingdom have a unique history of assessing the postgraduate medical trainee in a fair and rigorous manner. The RCPCH continues to provide a robust and scrupulously fair system of postgraduate assessment in pediatrics that leads in the end to a hallmark of quality for the candidate who successfully qualifies for his MRCPCH. Obtaining the MRCPCH is an important landmark in the career trajectory of many pediatricians. MRCPCH is essentially an examination for the pae…

Essential Examination, third edition: Step-by-step guides to clinical examination scenarios with practical tips and key facts for OSCEsEssential Examination has been comprehensively revised and new sections added: •Neonatal – the ‘baby check’ •Female genitalia •Digital rectal examination •GALS screening •Foot and ankle •Elbow •Critically ill patient •Confirming death The new edition retains the unique format and approach of the original. •Clear, step-by-step guides to each examination, including useful things to say to the patient (or an examiner), detailed descriptions of special tests, etc. •In a separate …

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills (Oxford Medical Handbooks)Fully updated and revised for its second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills is the only truly comprehensive pocket guide to all aspects of history taking, physical examination, practical procedures, data interpretation, and communication skills. Packed with expert knowledge and practical guidance it gives realistic advice on coping with common situations.The handbook is structured to allow rapid reference of key information, and to aid understanding with co…

Therapist's Guide to Clinical Intervention, Second Edition: The 1-2-3's of Treatment Planning (Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional)Therapist’s Guide to Clinical Intervention, Second Edition is a must-have reference for clinicians completing insurance forms, participating in managed care, or practicing in treatment settings requiring formalized goals and treatment objectives. This practical, hands-on handbook outlines treatment goals and objectives for each type of psychopathology as defined by the diagnostic and statistical manual by the American Psychiatric Association, identifies skill-building resources, and provides sam…

The Practical Guide to Range of Motion AssessmentThis companion to Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, Fifth Edition, provides instruction on a standardized method for measuring range of motion (ROM). The Guides Fifth assumes the user is experienced in measuring range of motion. This manual provides basic to proficient guidance that will enable physicians, physical therapists, and other evaluators to obtain accurate ROM measurements using standardized guidelines, reference tables, and reporting protocols. This consistent approach…

The Psychiatric Interview: A Practical Guide (Practical Guides for Psychiatry)Recommended in the Brandon/Hill selected list of print books and journals for the small medical library – April 2001 & 2003This handbook is a practical and detailed “how-to” guide to every aspect of the psychiatric interview. The book begins with general principles of effective interviewing, including techniques for approaching threatening topics, improving patient recall, and dealing with challenging patients. Subsequent sections focus on obtaining the psychiatric history, interviewing for di…

Ferri's Differential Diagnosis: A Practical Guide to the Differential Diagnosis of Symptoms, Signs, and Clinical Disorders, 2e (Ferri's Medical Solutions)Ferri’s Differential Diagnosis is a quick reference to the differential diagnosis, etiology, and classification of clinical disorders, signs, and symptoms. Dr. Fred F. Ferri―the respected best-selling author―presents over 1000 signs, symptoms, and clinical disorders. Comprehensive yet small enough to fit in your pocket, this portable guide is a rapid resource for everything you see in daily practice―from abdominal distension to Zenker’s Diverticulum.Quickly locate the information you n…