Acing the Hepatology Questions on the GI Board Exam

Acing the Hepatology Questions on the GI Board Exam Author Brennan M. R. Spiegel
ISBN-10 9781556429538
Release 2011-08-01
Pages 260
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Hepatology is an expanding field – it's hard to keep up. The liver has been sitting there the whole time, but the knowledge surrounding this perplexing organ is exploding; this makes it hard to prepare for board and recertification exams, where 1 in every 4 questions pertains to hepatology. Until now, there has been no single, slim, but high-yield volume that summarizes the hepatology you need to know for the boards. This book has it nailed. The authors have collected every pearl of wisdom, high-yield factlet, liver "board buzzword," hepatic micrograph, and classic liver imaging study they could muster, all while keeping the book a manageable size - because who has time for more than manageable when you're busy? The answer to your study questions (and study time!) can be found inside: Acing the Hepatology Questions on the GI Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-Time Resource. Traditional textbooks usually feature long and detailed discussions that are not directly related to Board and recertification exams. On the flip side, many Board review manuals provide lists and bullet points lacking sufficient background and context. Inside Acing the Hepatology Questions on the GI Board Exam, Drs. Brennan Spiegel and Hetal Karsan present time-tested and high-yield information in a rational, useful, and contextually appealing format. Why You Will Need to Read Acing the Hepatology Questions on the GI Board Exam: Focuses exclusively on Hepatology review – an area that comprises 25% of the Board exam Carefully vetted board-style vignettes with color images Comprehensive yet succinct answers using a high-yield format Emphasis on key clinical pearls and “board buzzwords” Answers to classic board "threshold values" questions that you need to know but always seem to forget: If an echinococcal liver cyst exceeds XX cm, then the risk of rupture is clinically significant and surgery is warranted Rapid fire crunch-time exam with 135 classic one-liners such as: Spider web collaterals + caudate lobe hypertrophy = Diagnosis Stepwise fever + temperature-pulse dissociation + rose spots + hepatitis = Diagnosis With its focus on pearl after pearl, emphasis on images, and attention to high-yield “tough stuff” vignettes you don't know the answers to (yet), Acing the Hepatology Questions on the GI Board Exam is truly the ultimate crunch-time resource for acing often vexing liver section of the examination, taking recertifying examinations, looking good on clerkship rounds, or for just challenging yourself with interesting and entertaining vignettes.



Acing the IBD Questions on the GI Board Exam

Acing the IBD Questions on the GI Board Exam Author Brennan M. R. Spiegel
ISBN-10 1617116416
Release 2014
Pages 210
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Especially important for everyday clinical care. And a sub-set of that is testable for the Board exam. The testable material includes time-honored, locked-in-stone, mostly uncontroversial facts that have withstood the test of time. The answer to your study questions (and reduction of your study time!) can be found inside this text. The authors have collected every pearl of wisdom, high-yield factlet, IBD "Board buzzword," micrograph, and classic imaging study they could muster in a manageable size. In today's fast-paced world it is hard to keep up with the burgeoning IBD literature. Traditional textbooks usually feature long and detailed discussions that don't directly address board and recertification exams. On the flip side, many board review manuals provide lists and bullet points lacking sufficient background and context. Drs. Brennan Spiegel and Hetal Karsan, fills the unmet need in board review by presenting time-tested and high-yield information in a rational, useful, and contextually appropriate format.



Acing the GI Board Exam

Acing the GI Board Exam Author Brennan M.R. Spiegel
ISBN-10 1556428685
Release 2009
Pages 250
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In today's fast-paced world, gastroenterology & hepatology residents and fellows struggle to find the time to study for the board exams, prepare for teaching rounds, or just plain read. What is the best way to effectively prepare and study if reading multiple resources can't seem to fit into your daily schedule? The answer to your study questions (and study time!) can be found inside: Acing the GI Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-Time Resource Traditional textbooks usually feature long and detailed discussions that are not directly relevant to board and re-certification exams. On the flip side, many board review manuals provide lists and bullet points lacking sufficient background and context. Acing the GI Board Exam by Dr. Brennan Spiegel aims to fill the unmet need in board review by presenting time-tested and high-yield information in a rational, useful, and contextually appropriate format. Why You Will Need to Read Acing the GI Board Exam: • Carefully vetted board-style vignettes with color images • Comprehensive yet succinct answers using a high-yield format • Emphasis on key clinical pearls and “board buzzwords” • Answers to classic board “threshold values” questions that you need to know but always seem to forget (eg how high must gastrin rise for a secretin stimulation test to be positive?) • Rapid fire crunch time exam with 170 classic one-liners such as: Alopecia + dystrophic nails + colon polyps = Diagnosis Chapters Include: • A compilation of general lessons learned from past test-takers • “Tough Stuff” board review vignettes • Board review “Clinical Threshold Values” • “Crunch-Time” Self Test – time to get your game on! With its focus on pearl after pearl, emphasis on images, and attention to high-yield “tough stuff” vignettes you don't know the answers to (yet), Acing the GI Board Exam is truly the ultimate crunch-time resource for acing the GI and Hepatology examination, taking re-certifying examinations, looking good on clerkship rounds, or for just challenging yourself with interesting and entertaining vignettes.



Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review

Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review Author Stephen C. Hauser
ISBN-10 9780849320545
Release 2003-08-27
Pages 496
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Gastroenterology and Hepatology encompass a vast anatomic assortment of organs with diverse structure and function and the potential for affliction from a multiplicity of diseases. Completely covering these complex and interrelated systems, Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review provides an in-depth examination of essential knowledge in gastroenterology, hepatology, and the integral related areas of pathology, endoscopy, nutrition, and radiology. With contributions from experts at Mayo Clinic who are currently in clinical practice and have a strong commitment to teaching, the book assists physicians-in-training to prepare for the gastroenterology board examination.



Acing the GI Board Exam

Acing the GI Board Exam Author Brennan M. R. Spiegel
ISBN-10 1617116416
Release 2015
Pages 280
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"In today's fast-paced world, gastroenterology and hepatology residents and fellows struggle to find the time to study for the board exams, prepare for the recertification exam, prepare for teaching rounds, or just plain read. What is the best way to effectively prepare and study, if reading multiple resources can't seem to fit into your daily schedule? The answer to your study questions (and study time!) can be found inside the newly updated Second Edition of Acing the GI Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-Time Resource! Dr. Brennan M. R. Spiegel has collected every pearl of wisdom, high-yield factlet, "Board buzzword," micrograph, and classic imaging study he could muster, all while keeping Acing the GI Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-Time Resource, Second Edition a manageable size. Acing the GI Board Exam, Second Edition fills the unmet need in board review by presenting time-tested and high-yield information in a rational, useful, and contextually appropriate format suitable studying for the board exams and preparing for the recertification exam. With its focus on pearl after pearl, emphasis on images, and attention to high-yield "tough stuff" vignettes you don't know the answers to (yet), Acing the GI Board Exam, Second Edition is truly the ultimate crunch-time resource for acing the GI and Hepatology examination, taking recertifying examinations, looking good on clerkship rounds, or for just challenging yourself with interesting and entertaining vignettes"--Provided by publisher.



Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Author Gregory G. Ginsberg
ISBN-10 9781437735703
Release 2011-09-07
Pages 816
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Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2nd Edition, by Drs. Gregory G. Ginsberg, Michael L. Kochman, Ian D. Norton, and Christopher J. Gostout, helps you master the latest endoscopic techniques and achieve optimal outcomes. See how to perform key nuances with procedural videos at www.expertconsult.com in addition to 1,000 photographs, upgraded endoscopic images, and anatomical drawings both in print and online. Written by some of today’s most prestigious specialists and with many new and fully updated chapters, this resource equips you to diagnose and treat the full range of GI disorders with state-of-the-art coverage of bariatric surgery, therapeutic EUS, device-assisted enteroscopy, image-guided therapy, intramural endotherapy, and much more. Get comprehensive details on a wide breadth of topics including anatomy, pathophysiology, and therapeutic management options in addition to the latest GI procedures and technologies. Advance your knowledge on the rapidly evolving state of clinical gastrointestinal endoscopy with expert multimedia guidance from some of today’s most prestigious specialists. Master new procedures with updates on the endoscopic management of bariatric surgery; EUS as a tool to direct endoscopic therapies; device-assisted enteroscopy for deep exploration of the small intestine; image-guided therapy to help detect cancer earlier; intramural endotherapy including the new POEM procedure; and much more. Keep current with both new and emerging technologies including the management of upper gastrointestinal familial adenomatous polyposis syndrome and ampullary tumors; post-bariatric endoscopy and endoscopic therapy; endoluminal bariatric techniques, and intramural/transmural endoscopy. See how to perform key procedures step by step with endoscopic videos at www.expertconsult.com, and access the complete text, online-only references, and all the illustrations. View techniques more clearly with upgraded endoscopic images and step-by-step illustrations in most chapters.



Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Author Peter B. Cotton
ISBN-10 9781444356540
Release 2011-08-26
Pages 232
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Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy has become the basic primer for endoscopy around the world. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. Drawing on the vast experience of the authors it provides clear and practical guidance on the fundamentals of standard endoscopy practice. It describes procedures in great depth and addresses improved therapeutic techniques and advances in technology. The book is well illustrated throughout with color line drawings and diagrams. It is an indispensable resource for all trainees in gastroenterology and essential read for all practising endoscopists who are interested in improving their techniques.



Atlas of Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Atlas of Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Author C. Mel Wilcox
ISBN-10 9781437719093
Release 2012
Pages 619
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Atlas of Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - by Charles Melbern Wilcox, Miguel Munoz-Navas, and Joseph Jy Sung - provides more high-quality images than any other atlas to help you accurately interpret endoscopic images and diagnose gastrointestinal disorders. This new edition has been updated to cover new radiographic imaging and endoscopic evaluation methods and features an expanded image collection that includes more pathology and radiology images. You'll also have access to the full text and all the images online at www.expertconsult.com, making this comprehensive atlas more convenient than ever. View the complete spectrum of distinct presentations with over 2,000 images - more than any other atlas. Find the images you need quickly thanks to chapters organized by body system and then disease. Identify key features in images using thumbnail diagrams that highlight details without obscuring the picture. Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with 50 review questions, an image collection, and differential diagnosis links. Ensure accurate diagnoses with new differential diagnosis discussions and an expanded image collection that includes more pathology and radiology images. Stay current on the newest endoscopic evaluation and imaging methods, including confocal microscopy, CT enterography, PET scans, and Colon capsule imaging. A highly visual and templated guide for accurately interpreting endoscopic images and diagnosing GI disorders



Mount Sinai Expert Guides Gastroenterology

Mount Sinai Expert Guides  Gastroenterology Author Bruce E. Sands
ISBN-10 9781118519967
Release 2015-01-20
Pages 552
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Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Gastroenterology will provide physicians with an extremely clinical and accessible handbook covering the major GI diseases and symptoms, their diagnosis and clinical management. Perfect as a point–of–care resource on the hospital wards and also as a refresher for board exam preparation, the focus throughout is on providing rapid reference, essential information on each disease to allow for quick, easy browsing and assimilation of the must–know information. All chapters follow a consistent template including the following features: – An opening bottom–line/key points section – Classification, pathogenesis and prevention of disease – Evidence–based diagnosis, including relevant algorithms, laboratory and imaging tests, and potential pitfalls when diagnosing a patient – Disease management including commonly used medications with dosages, when to perform surgery, management algorithms and how to prevent complications – How to manage special populations, ie, in pregnancy, children and the elderly – The very latest evidence–based results, major society guidelines (ASG/ACG/UEGW) and key external sources to consult In addition, the book comes with a companion website housing extra features such as case studies with related questions for self–assessment, key patient advice and ICD codes. Each guide also has its own mobile app available for purchase, allowing you rapid access to the key features wherever you may be. If you specialise in gastroenterology and require a concise, practical guide to the clinical management of GI disease, bought to you by one of world′s leading hospitals, then this is the perfect book for you.



Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review Pearls of Wisdom Third Edition

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review  Pearls of Wisdom  Third Edition Author John DiBaise
ISBN-10 9780071772716
Release 2012-05-22
Pages 515
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An intense, streamlined review for the gastroenterology board exam Gatroenterology and Hepatology Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, 3e is a unique question and single-answer review for gastroenterology in-service and board exams. The book features about 3,500 questions with only the correct answer provided, reinforcing the answer students need to remember on exam day. Emphasis is placed on distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential for exam success. Features NEW chapter organization by anatomy to help poinpoint areas of weakness FULL COLOR image gallery NEW chapters on Radiography and Endoscopy



Primo Gastro

Primo Gastro Author Jason M. Guardino
ISBN-10 0781779448
Release 2007-08-01
Pages 328
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Designed for quick, easy point-of-care reference during hospital rounds and in the outpatient clinic, this pocket book provides clinically relevant information on over 100 gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and hepatic problems and important endoscopy topics. Each topic is presented in easy-to-scan bullet lists and tables on interfacing pages, with headings that include definition, epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, physical examination, laboratory studies, diagnostic studies, treatments, complications, and prognosis. The latest national treatment guidelines are presented at the top of the page. When appropriate, topics are cross-referenced to each other.



Mount Sinai Expert Guides

Mount Sinai Expert Guides Author Jawad Ahmad
ISBN-10 9781118742525
Release 2014-01-27
Pages 584
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Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Hepatology will provide gastroenterology and hepatology trainees with an extremely clinical and accessible handbook covering the major liver diseases and symptoms, their diagnosis and clinical management. Perfect as a point-of-care resource on the hospital wards and also as a refresher for board exam preparation, the focus throughout is on providing rapid reference, essential information on each disease to allow for quick, easy browsing and assimilation of the must-know information. All chapters follow a consistent template including the following features: - An opening bottom-line/key points section - Classification, pathogenesis and prevention of disease - Evidence-based diagnosis, including relevant algorithms, laboratory and imaging tests, and potential pitfalls when diagnosing a patient - Disease management including commonly used medications with dosages, when to perform surgery, management algorithms and how to prevent complications - How to manage special populations, ie, in pregnancy, children and the elderly - The very latest evidence-based results, major society guidelines (AASLD/EASL) and key external sources to consult In addition, the book comes with a companion website housing extra features such as case studies with related questions for self-assessment, key patient advice and ICD codes. Each guide also has its own mobile app available for purchase, allowing you rapid access to the key features wherever you may be. If you're specialising in hepatology and require a concise, practical guide to the clinical management of liver disease, bought to you by one of world's leading hospitals, then this is the perfect book for you. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.



GI Liver Secrets Plus

GI Liver Secrets Plus Author Peter R McNally
ISBN-10 9780323315777
Release 2014-11-17
Pages 640
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Stay up to date on today's most common GI and liver disorders and their management with GI/Liver Secrets Plus. This enhanced medical reference book is an excellent resource for understanding the physiology and therapy in hepatic and digestive disease. Whether preparing for an exam or quickly checking a clinical question, the user-friendly Secrets Series® style makes this book a valuable addition to your library! Easily locate important information with bulleted lists, tables, boxes, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference. Access a broad range of topics that focus on all of today's most common GI and liver disorders and their management. Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with content thoroughly updated by leaders in the field. Quickly review key concepts with improved "Plus" formatting, which employs a Socratic Q&A approach designed to simulate the types of questions that may be used on patient rounds. Enhance your reference power through bulleted lists, mnemonics, "Key Points" summaries, lists of useful web sites, and practical tips from the authors. Improve content knowledge with a special chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets," providing an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.



Practical Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review Toolkit

Practical Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review Toolkit Author Kenneth R. DeVault
ISBN-10 9781118829080
Release 2016-07-21
Pages 680
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Packed with Board-focused hints, case studies and an online Board-standard MCQ test offering CME credits, this fantastic book covers every gastroenterology disease and symptom you’re likely to encounter and is the perfect tool to prepare for Board exams and certification.



GI Motility Testing

GI Motility Testing Author Henry P. Parkman
ISBN-10 9781556429583
Release 2010-09-15
Pages 475
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GI Motility Testing: A Laboratory and Office Handbook is a comprehensive and practical book that describes how to properly perform and interpret GI motility tests in conjunction with learning GI motility and neurogastroenterology. Drs. Henry P. Parkman, Richard W. McCallum, Satish S.C. Rao, and their contributors carefully detail the wide range of procedures that are used for the evaluation of patients in the GI motility laboratory. Inside GI Motility Testing, each chapter has been comprehensively written and fully illustrated with examples of tracings and studies. This detailed bookdiscusses the most up-to-date equipment and technology, while providing a solid understanding of normal and abnormal manometry patterns as well as information on billing and coding. Some Chapter Topics Include: Impedance Studies, High Resolution Manometry and Sensitivity Testing in Assessing Esophageal Disorders Gastric Emptying Scintigraphy Breath Testing for Carbohydrate Malabsorption and Bacterial Overgrowth Assessment of Gut Transit with Radiopaque Markers and Scintigraphy Novel Tests such as Wireless Motility Capsule for Evaluation of Regional and Whole Gut Transit/Motility Functional Brain Imaging in GI Neurophysiology Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Gastroparesis Irritable Bowel Syndrome Constipation Fecal Incontinence GI Motility Testing: A Laboratory and Office Handbook carefully explains how to integrate diagnostic information into decision making for day-to-day patient care, making it ideal for gastroenterologists, surgeons, GI fellows , internists, physician assistants, technicians, nurses, and nurse practitioners.



Sleisenger and Fordtran s Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Review and Assessment

Sleisenger and Fordtran s Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Review and Assessment Author Anthony J. DiMarino
ISBN-10 9781437707304
Release 2010
Pages 311
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Master the entire spectrum of topics covered on the American Board of internal Medicine's Subspecialty Examination in Gastroenterology with this thorough and effective resource. Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Review and Assessment, Ninth Edition, provides the best preparation for meeting the challenges of the exam. --



Gastroenterology Clinical Focus

Gastroenterology Clinical Focus Author Emad S. Qayed
ISBN-10 1492209953
Release 2014-04-04
Pages 308
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Introduction: In today's busy and fast-paced world, there is a great need for a clinically oriented and comprehensive GI review book that is simple and to the point. Gastroenterology Clinical Focus has concise summaries of the most relevant gastroenterology and hepatology topics. Content: The content focuses on the diagnosis and management of GI disorders, including general GI, hepatology, and IBD. There is a strong emphasis on the following aspects of the specialty: The most recent advancements in gastroenterology. Current practice guidelines to enhance patient care. High-yield topics for the GI boards. Target readers: GI trainees Practicing gastroenterologists GI midlevel providers Residents on GI and hepatology consult rotations Unique book features: Summarized information in the form of easy-to-read bulleted text, tables, figures, and illustrations. The text covers all aspects of GI disease, including pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis (radiology, pathology, and endoscopy) and management. "Guideline highlight" sections are presented at the beginning of many topics. These highlights reference the current guideline(s) and provide a scannable QR code for quick access to the free text of the guideline from your smartphone or tablet. "Study highlight" sections are presented throughout the book. These highlights describe important clinical studies that address the specific topic presented in the text. More than 20 endoscopic teaching videos embedded in QR codes that can be immediately accessed with a wireless-enabled smartphone or a tablet. Videos demonstrate important endoscopic findings as well as therapeutic techniques. Summary: Gastroenterology Clinical Focus is your best choice for GI boards, in-training and recertification exam preparation. Beyond traditional board review, this book will enhance your knowledge of gastroenterology and enable you to better care for patients in your daily GI clinical practice.