The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology

Author: Neil J. Friedman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416061754
Format: PDF
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With high quality color images combined with up-to-date treatment guidelines and a proven template, the third edition of The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Illustrated Manual of Ophthalmology is a vital companion for every ophthalmic trainee, primary care practitioner and emergency trauma unit. The bonus PDA software allows you to access the entire contents of the manual on the go. Provides thorough, easily accessible and up-to-date information for all common eye disorders, creating an all-in-one resource for quick diagnosis and treatment. Uses highlighted emergency management boxes for a clear presentation of the crucial treatment of critical situations. Follows a templated format with key boxes highlighting important information. Presents full-color photographs throughout so you can compare real case presentations for more accurate diagnosis. Orders chapters anatomically (not by ophthalmic subspecialty) making it easier to locate the desired information by looking at the effected area. Provides a complete and thorough update with expanded sections, including age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, uveitis, glaucoma, dry eye, and refractive surgeries. Incorporates over 100 new high quality clinical color photos plus spectral domain OCT, CT scan, fluorescein angiogram, visual field, and corneal topography images. Adds brand new appendices outlining basic eye care and differential diagnosis information to help minimize wasted time in the clinic. Offers immediate and convenient access to the whole manual when on the go with bonus PDA software.

Mosby s Review for the NBDE

Author: Mosby
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323225683
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Perfect for those who have passed Part I of the National Dental Board Exam and are preparing for Part II, the new second edition of Mosby's Review for the NBDE, Part II includes all the review and testing practice you need to pass Part II. Edited by Frank Dowd, a recognized authority in the dental field, and authored by experts in each of the 4 subject areas, this complete exam review utilizes an easy-to-use outline format that mirrors the topic progression of the NBDE. Content review includes the most up-to-date information on all the basic biomedical and dental sciences that are covered in Part II of the NBDE - including Endodontics, Operative Dentistry, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery and Pain Control, Oral Diagnosis, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Patient Management, Periodontics, Pharmacology, and Prosthodontics. This review companion also comes loaded with endless practice questions reflecting the latest question types, customizable testing modes, and hundreds informative examples and illustrations. Easy-to-use outline format organizes essential data and key points in a clean, streamlined fashion.Exam-based progression of topics presents sections and topics in the same order as they appear on the actual exam.Practice exams with approximately 450 questions appear at the end of the book along with the correct answers and rationales. Approximately 400 diagrams and photographs provide visual evidence to support key biomedical and dental topics.Tables and text boxes provide supplementary information and emphasize important data from the text. NEW! Online resources on the companion Evolve website include: Database of exam questionsTimed practice examsCustom test generator to mimic the NBDE IISample casesAnswers and rationalesDownloadable appsNEW! Practice and testing modes for NBDE II review allow you to test yourself via category or in a testing format that allows you to create an unlimited number of unique practice tests with instant feedback.UPDATED! New test items types in practice exams include multiple correct answer, extended matching, and answer ordering question types that are found on the latest NBDE exam from the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations (JCNDE).

Ophthalmology

Author: Louis E. Probst
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 1556427352
Format: PDF
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Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles is a comprehensive, yet, accessible guide to medical and surgical ophthalmology that succinctly addresses the diagnosis and treatment of all major diseases of the eye. Louis E. Probst, Julie H. Tsai, and George Goodman, along with the 16 world expert subspecialty contributors, have organized the concise, clinically focused, and user-friendly chapters by subspecialty and include the indications, techniques, and complications of common ophthalmic surgical procedures. This attentive chapter organization reflects the way modern-day ophthalmology is practiced. Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles delivers practical emphasis, allowing the reader to apply the information into a clinical setting. Residents will additionally benefit from the surgical options discussed for specific disorders. Features: * More than 400 high-quality diagrams, figures, and color photographs. * Diagrams, tables, and figures to facilitate comparisons and assimilation of the information. * References to provide a starting point for further study and research. * Study questions at the conclusion of each chapter to allow readers to test their knowledge and prepare for important examinations. Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles is comprehensive and practical enough to be a complete resource for the ophthalmologist, ophthalmology resident, optometrist, as well as family physicians, medical students, and ophthalmic technician.

Essential Optics Review for the Boards

Author: Mark E. Wilkinson
Publisher: F.E.P. International
ISBN: 0976968916
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Study guide for the optics section of the Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP) exam and boards.

Dental Education at the Crossroads

Author: Committee on the Future of Dental Education
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309587735
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Six dental schools have closed in the last decade and others are in jeopardy. Facing this uncertainty about the status of dental education and the continued tension between educators and practitioners, leaders in the profession have recognized the need for purpose and direction. This comprehensive volume--the first to cover the education, research, and patient care missions of dental schools--offers specific recommendations on oral health assessment, access to dental care, dental school curricula, financing for education, research priorities, examinations and licensing, workforce planning, and other key areas. Well organized and accessible, the book Recaps the evolution of dental practice and education. Reviews key indicators of oral health status, outlines oral health goals, and discusses implications for education. Addresses major curriculum concerns. Examines health services that dental schools provide to patients and communities. Looks at faculty and student involvement in research. Explores the relationship of dental education to the university, the dental profession, and society at large. Accreditation, the dental workforce, and other critical policy issues are highlighted as well. Of greatest interest to deans, faculty, administrators, and students at dental schools, as well as to academic health centers and universities, this book also will be informative for health policymakers, dental professionals, and dental researchers.

Mosby s Review for the NBDE

Author: Mosby
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032307992X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Mosby's Review for the NBDE, Part II is the perfect study companion for dental students who have passed Part I of the National Dental Board Exam and are preparing for Part II. This complete exam review provides crucial, current information on each of the major disciplines covered in Part II of the NBDE, including Endodontics, Operative Dentistry, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery & Pain Control, Oral Diagnosis, Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry, Patient Management, Periodontics, Pharmacology, and Prosthodontics. Material is presented in a concise, convenient outline format and arranged according to the specifications of the NBDE, utilizing detailed content points and supported by informative examples and illustrations. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. The point-by-point outline format conveys essential data and key points in a clean, streamlined fashion, eliminating the need to sift through thick, heavy paragraphs to find important facts. The exam-based progression of topics allows users to familiarize themselves with content in the same order in which they will encounter it on the exam, and to build conclusions based on previously presented material. Each section features 100 review questions that highlight important points of each topic and prepare students for both the exam content and testing procedures. An answer key with rationales illustrates logical approaches students should use in answering exam questions and reinforces principles addressed in each section. Tables and text boxes provide supplementary information and emphasize important data from the core text at a glance.