Medicine: A Competency-Based Companion: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

by Jessica Israel, Allan R Tunkel
  • Softcover

Complete, yet concise, Medicine: A Competency-Based Companion provides the core information you need to think like an experienced clinician during your medical rotation. This handy, pocket-sized medical reference book hones in on the must-know differential diagnoses of the common medical presentations and guides you through the most up-to-date and effective approaches to treatment, equipping you to excel.

• Take it with you! A portable, pocket-sized format places high-yield core information essential to internal medicine rotations right in your lab coat.
• Assess your progress with activities to promote retention and application of knowledge, including online access to your own competency-based portfolio tools and competency-specific learning modules (Vertical Reads).
• Master ACGME Core Competencies to integrate evidence-based medicine, continual self-assessment, and cognizance of interpersonal skills into your daily routine.
• Understand and assimilate critical concepts more easily with "Speaking Intelligently" and "Clinical Thinking" features in clinical chapters to help you see the "big picture."
• Quickly access the most common and must-know internal medicine signs/symptoms and disorders, conveniently organized by presentation.
• Grasp and retain vital information more easily thanks to "Teaching Visuals"-an interactive teaching device designed to reinforce visual concepts.
• Perform a more in-depth review of internal medicine topics with "Clinical Entities" that are referenced to Andreoli and Carpenter’s Cecil Essentials of Medicine, 8th edition.
• Access the full contents online at where you'll find the complete text and illustrations, "Integration Links" to bonus content in other Student Consult titles, an interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources, self-assessment competency log, vertical reads and much more!

Think like an experienced clinician and be better prepared for your rotation!

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ISBN: 9781416053514
Publisher: Saunder
Publication Date: Jan 5, 2012
Cover: softcover
Pages: 832
Weight: 0.653 kg
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