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First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2017
by , Vikas Bhushan

Language

English

Pages

800

Publication Date

January 06, 2017

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<p><strong>THE “BIBLE” FOR USMLE STEP 1 PREP—AND THE ULTIMATE TOOL FOR ORGANIZING YOUR STUDY!</strong></p><br /><br /><p>This annually updated review delivers a comprehensive collection of high-yield facts and mnemonics that pinpoint exactly what students need to know to pass the exam. Co-authored by medical students who recently took the boards, it provides a complete framework to help students prepare for the most stressful exam of their careers.</p><br /><br /><p>• 1,200+ high-yield facts based on student reporting from the last exam<br /><br />• Test-taking advice with focus on high-efficiency studying<br /><br />• Updated in all subject areas based on feedback from thousands of students<br /><br />• Extensive faculty review process with nationally known USMLE instructors<br /><br />• 1,000+ color photos and diagrams help you visualize high-yield concepts<br /><br />• Expanded guide to top-rated study resources, including mobile apps<br /><br />• Free real-time updates and corrections at <a>www.firstaidteam.com<br /><br /></p>
Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2018, 57th Edition
by , Michael W. Rabow

Language

English

Pages

1952

Publication Date

September 11, 2017

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<p><strong>The #1 annually updated general medical text – enabling you to put the latest research into practice</strong></p> <p><em>CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment</em> is the most comprehensive, reliable, and timely reference available to answer common questions that arise in everyday clinical practice. Readers will find authoritative, evidence-based coverage of more than 1,000 diseases and disorders along with a concise, yet thorough synopsis of diagnosis and treatment. Written in a clear, easy-to-read style, this trusted classic covers all aspects of outpatient and inpatient care, and also includes discussion of new developments and breakthroughs in medicine. Presented in full color, <em>CMDT</em> covers every aspect of general medicine, with an emphasis on prevention and cost-effective strategies.</p> <p>• The only text with an annual review of the advances made in HIV treatment<br /><br />• Detailed overview of other primary care topics, from gynecology, orthopedics and dermatology to ophthalmology, psychiatry, and neurology<br /><br />• Many decision-speeding diagnostic and treatment algorithms and tables<br /><br />• The perfect balance of clinical practice and research evidence to optimize patient care<br /><br />• New chapter on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Health<br /> </p>
Just Breathe: Mastering Breathwork for Success in Life, Love, Bus...
by Dan Brule

Language

English

Pages

225

Publication Date

March 28, 2017

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Reduce stress and anxiety, increase your productivity, detox your body, balance your health, and find the path to greater mindfulness with this collection of signature breathing techniques by the world’s leading breathmaster, Dan Brulé.<BR><BR>What if you could control your outcomes and change results simply by controlling your breath? Now you can. In this definitive handbook, world-renown pioneer of breathwork Dan Brulé shares for the first-time his Breath Mastery technique that has helped more than 100,000 people in over forty-five countries.<BR> <BR><i>Just Breathe</i> is a simple and revolutionary guide that reveals the secret behind what the elite athletes, champion martial artists, Navy SEAL warriors, and spiritual yogis have always known—when you control your breathing you can control your state of well-being and level of performance. So if you want to optimize your health, clear and calm your mind, and spark peak performance—the secret to unlock and sustain these results comes from a free and natural resource that’s right under your nose.<BR> <BR>From high stress, critical situations to everyday challenges, <i>Just Breathe</i> will show you how to harness your awareness and conscious breathing to benefit your body, mind, and spirit. Breathwork benefits a wide range of issues including: managing acute/chronic pain; help with insomnia, weight loss, attention deficit, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and grief; improves intuition, creativity, mindfulness, self-esteem, leadership, and much more.<BR> <BR><i>Just Breathe</i> will show you the skills and tools to breathe your way to optimum health, ultimate potential, and peak performance.
First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS, Fifth Edition (First Aid USMLE...
by , Vikas Bhushan

Language

English

Pages

572

Publication Date

August 22, 2014

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<h4>The best-selling USMLE Step 2 CS review book--now completely updated to reflect the latest exam format!</h4> <ul> <li>44 full-length practice cases that simulate the real exam--including pediatric and telephone interviews as well as suggested closing statements for each case</li> <li>A revised and expanded set of minicases representing common complaints, designed to help you rapidly develop a set of differential diagnoses</li> <li>Updated content based on feedback from recent U.S. and international test takers</li> <li>Step-by-step strategies for interacting with standardized patients, including "difficult patients"</li> <li>Detailed descriptions of high-yield physical exam maneuvers that will win you points without costing time</li> <li>Time management advice to maximize your clinical encounters</li> <li>Proven study and exam strategies from students who passed the exam</li> </ul> <p></p>
The New Sugar Busters!: Cut Sugar to Trim Fat
by , Luis Balart Md

Language

English

Pages

368

Publication Date

August 26, 2009

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<b>WIN THE FIGHT AGAINST FAT–THE SUGAR BUSTERS!® WAY<br /></b><br />When SUGAR BUSTERS! hit the shelves almost five years ago, it quickly became a diet and lifestyle phenomenon. The millions of people across the country on the SUGAR BUSTERS! plan discovered that by simply choosing the correct carbohydrates and lowering their sugar intake, they could shed the pounds they failed to lose with other diets. Now the weight-loss program that swept the nation has been completely revised and updated–incorporating all the newest nutritional findings, health statistics, and scientific studies, and featuring all-new, easy-to-follow recipes and meal plans. <br /><br />Among the wealth of new material in this edition, you’ll find amazing testimonials from men and women who are losing weight and feeling fit the SUGAR BUSTERS! way; frequently asked questions and helpful answers; the latest on diabetes–and how SUGAR BUSTERS! can help prevent it; essential facts on women, weight loss, and nutrition; and new tips, updated charts, and practical exercise suggestions.<br /><br />So arm yourself with the <b>facts</b> and get the <b>figure</b> you’ve always wanted. When it comes to optimal wellness on the SUGAR BUSTERS! program, it’s survival of the fittest–a way of life in which every<i>body</i> wins!<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Paperback edition.</i>
Heal Pelvic Pain: The Proven Stretching, Strengthening, and Nutri...
by Amy Stein

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

August 31, 2008

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<p><b>Bronze Medal Winner of a 2009 National Health Information Award</b></p><br /><br /><p><b>Stop your pelvic pain . . . naturally!</b></p><br /><br /><p>If you suffer from an agonizing and emotionally stressful pelvic floor disorder, including pelvic pain, irritable bowel syndrome, endometriosis, prostatitis, incontinence, or discomfort during sex, urination, or bowel movements, it's time to alleviate your symptoms and start healing--without drugs or surgery. Natural cures, in the form of exercise, nutrition, massage, and self-care therapy, focus on the underlying cause of your pain, heal your condition, and stop your pain forever.</p><br /><br /><p>The life-changing plan in this book gets to the root of your disorder with:</p><br /><br /><ul><li>A stretching, muscle-strengthening, and massage program you can do at home</li><br /><br /><li>Guidelines on foods that will ease your discomfort</li><br /><br /><li>Suggestions for stress- and pain-reducing home spa treatments</li><br /><br /><li>Exercises for building core strength and enhancing sexual pleasure</li><br /><br /></ul>
Real Movement: Perspective on Integrated Motion & Motor Control
by Adam Wolf

Language

English

Pages

191

Publication Date

December 06, 2016

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<div><i>"It's exciting to be able to put together many of the strategies and techniques that have made a huge difference in my ability to help people.  People need to know that the body is an integrated unit, and that there are other ways."</i> <b>~Adam Wolf, PT, LMT, FAFS</b></div><br /><div>In this <b>practical, hands-on book</b>, Adam Wolf synthesizes his experiences in both the sports medicine and movement industries into a digestible and easy to understand introduction to integrated human movement while providing assessment and progression strategies along the way.</div><div></div><div></div><div></div><br /><div>Whether you're a sports medicine or physical rehab professional, a corrective exercise or functional movement trainer, or just a movement enthusiast, this book is for you.</div><br /><b>"Most times we aren't affecting structure when performing bodywork or movement modalities, we are affecting the nervous system and the bodies ability to connect with it appropriately."</b><br /><br />Most resources teach through one lens, and there is a lack of unity or inclusion of multiple approaches to treatment.  <b>This book provides strategies to include multiple approaches for best practice.</b><br /><br /><b>REAL MOVEMENT</b> is the first book to define true, integrated human motion, within the context of the latest motor control theory and apply it to real life patterns of movement.<br /><br />The reader will gain an understanding that the site of injury typically isn't the cause of the injury and is often the result of something doing too much because something above or below isn't doing enough. With this in mind, <b>the reader will explore specific ways to address these issues region-by-region.</b><br /><br /><div>Too often we look at the body from a systems driven perspective where things exist in isolation. Therefore, it becomes easy to look at the who's, what's, when's & where's.  But the question <b>WHY</b> doesn't get answered.  <b>This book provides perspective on where to look to find out why.  </b><br /><br />Throughout this book, Adam dives into understanding the <b>inter-connectedness of the body</b>, within a framework where <b>bones move, joints feel or perceive motion, and myofascia reacts to control the movement</b>, all while being <b>governed by the nervous system</b>.<br /><br /><b>REAL MOVEMENT's in-depth discussions include:</b><br /><ul><li>Qualities of integrated movement </li><li>Naming 3-D joint motion </li><li>Introduction to motor control theories </li><li>Current research on fascia and its influence on movement </li><li>Clinical considerations of the Lower Extremities </li><li>Clinical considerations of the Upper Extremities </li><li>Clinical considerations of the Thorax </li><li>Additional resources and readings lists at the end of each chapter </li><li>Detailed, accessible and easy to understand Exercise/Movement Library describing specific movements, exercises, progressions and regressions </li></ul> </div>
Ultimate Pulmonary Wellness
by Noah Greenspan

Language

English

Pages

268

Publication Date

August 16, 2017

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Ultimate Pulmonary Wellness is a resource for all people living with respiratory disease including patients, their families and caretakers; and clinicians. This well-rounded guidebook is the fusion of twenty-five years of clinical practice, education and research by Dr. Noah Greenspan, board-certified clinical specialist in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy; and Program Director of the Pulmonary Wellness & Rehabilitation Center in New York City. It is one of the most comprehensive works of its kind.<br /><br />This brand new first edition draws together a complex variety of threads, clearly defining the key components of living well with a pulmonary disease; including the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the respiratory system; the multifactorial and multi-systemic nature of breathing; the role of medicine (physician, diagnosis and treatment) in the management and prevention of respiratory disease; and the importance of lifestyle factors, such as exercise, nutrition and managing your emotions, as well as the prevention of infection; in ultimate pulmonary wellness; and living your absolute best life with respiratory disease.
The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine...
by Robert Wachter

Language

English

Pages

353

Publication Date

April 10, 2015

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<p><b><i>The New York Times</i> Science Bestseller from Robert Wachter, <i>Modern Healthcare’s</i> #1 Most Influential Physician-Executive in the US</b></p> <p>While modern medicine produces miracles, it also delivers care that is too often unsafe, unreliable, unsatisfying, and impossibly expensive. For the past few decades, technology has been touted as the cure for all of healthcare’s ills.</p> <p>But medicine stubbornly resisted computerization – until now. Over the past five years, thanks largely to billions of dollars in federal incentives, healthcare has finally gone digital.</p> <p>Yet once clinicians started using computers to actually deliver care, it dawned on them that something was deeply wrong. Why were doctors no longer making eye contact with their patients? How could one of America’s leading hospitals give a teenager a 39-fold overdose of a common antibiotic, despite a state-of-the-art computerized prescribing system? How could a recruiting ad for physicians tout the absence of an electronic medical record as a major selling point?</p> <p>Logically enough, we’ve pinned the problems on clunky software, flawed implementations, absurd regulations, and bad karma. It was all of those things, but it was also something far more complicated. And far more interesting . . .</p> <p>Written with a rare combination of compelling stories and hard-hitting analysis by one of the nation’s most thoughtful physicians, <i>The Digital Doctor</i> examines healthcare at the dawn of its computer age. It tackles the hard questions, from how technology is changing care at the bedside to whether government intervention has been useful or destructive. And it does so with clarity, insight, humor, and compassion. Ultimately, it is a hopeful story.</p> <p>"We need to recognize that computers in healthcare don’t simply replace my doctor’s scrawl with Helvetica 12," writes the author Dr. Robert Wachter. "Instead, they transform the work, the people who do it, and their relationships with each other and with patients. . . . Sure, we should have thought of this sooner. But it’s not too late to get it right."</p> <p>This riveting book offers the prescription for getting it right, making it essential reading for everyone – patient and provider alike – who cares about our healthcare system.</p>
ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription
by American College of Sport...

Language

English

Pages

323

Publication Date

December 13, 2016

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The tenth edition reflects some crucial and exciting changes, making the content necessary for effective study and practice. New pre-exercise health screening recommendations are critical to helping more of the population begin a safe, healthy physical activity program without consulting a physician. New and expanded information on the risks of sedentary behavior, clinical exercise testing and interpretation, high intensity interval training, musculoskeletal injury risk, fitness testing protocols and norms, and an expansion of the principles of health behavior change are included. Additionally, significant reorganization of content will help you reach the information you need quickly.<br /> <br />This manual is an essential resource for all exercise professionals, as well as other health professionals who may council patients on exercise including physicians, nurses, physician’s assistants, physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, and health care administrators.

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