Clinical Informatics Board Review

Clinical Informatics Board Review Author Rocky Reston
ISBN-10 0986315540
Release 2017-01-31
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Clinical Informatics Board Review: Pass the Exam the First Time provides a comprehensive review of the clinical informatics concepts you need to know to pass your subspecialty board examination. You'll get comfortable with topics on the exam you were never taught in med school - like leadership, software implementation, and project management. You'll also review topics you may not have touched in a while, such as Markov decision processes and epidemiology. Inside this book you will find the most relevant content, straight-to-the-point explanations, easy to understand graphics, over 200 topic review questions with answer explanations, chapter summaries, and suggested reading for further exploration. Get ready to become a board certified clinical informatician and watch your career in healthcare technology take off.



Biomedical Informatics

Biomedical Informatics Author Edward H. Shortliffe
ISBN-10 9781447144748
Release 2013-12-02
Pages 965
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The practice of modern medicine and biomedical research requires sophisticated information technologies with which to manage patient information, plan diagnostic procedures, interpret laboratory results, and carry out investigations. Biomedical Informatics provides both a conceptual framework and a practical inspiration for this swiftly emerging scientific discipline at the intersection of computer science, decision science, information science, cognitive science, and biomedicine. Now revised and in its third edition, this text meets the growing demand by practitioners, researchers, and students for a comprehensive introduction to key topics in the field. Authored by leaders in medical informatics and extensively tested in their courses, the chapters in this volume constitute an effective textbook for students of medical informatics and its areas of application. The book is also a useful reference work for individual readers needing to understand the role that computers can play in the provision of clinical services and the pursuit of biological questions. The volume is organized so as first to explain basic concepts and then to illustrate them with specific systems and technologies.



Introduction to Clinical Informatics

Introduction to Clinical Informatics Author Patrice Degoulet
ISBN-10 9781461206750
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 247
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Introduction to Clinical Informatics fills a void in the Computer in Health Care series. With this volume, Patrice Degoulet and Marius Fieschi provide a comprehensive view of medical informatics and carry that concept forward into the realm of clinical informatics. The authors draw upon their experi ences as medical school faculty members in France, where informatics has long been integrated into the curriculum and where the French version of this very book has been used, tested, and revised. In intent and content, this volume stands as the companion volume to Introduction to Nursing Informatics, one of the series' best selling titles. For practitioners and students of medicine, pharmacy, and other health profes sions, Introduction to Clinical Informatics offers an essential understanding how computing can support patient care, clarifying practical uses and critical issues. Today medical schools in the United States are making informatics a part of their curriculum, with required medical informatics blocks at the onset of training serving as the base for problem-based learning throughout the course of study. In an increasingly networked and computerized environ ment, health-care providers are having to alter how they practice. Whether in the office, the clinic, or the hospital, health-care professionals have access to a growing array of capabilities and tools as they deliver care. Learning to use these becomes a top priority, and this volume becomes a valuable resource.



Clinical Informatics Board Review and Self Assessment

Clinical Informatics Board Review and Self Assessment Author Scott Mankowitz
ISBN-10 9783319637662
Release 2018-02-08
Pages 343
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The book offers an introduction to all the informatics concepts that are represented on the Clinical Informatics Board Examination The core and direction of this book is to mirror the model of clinical informatics which is used by the American Board of Preventive Medicine to create their exam. Unlike any other text on the market, the book includes simulated exam questions, to help the reader asses his knowledge and focus his study. Clinical Informatics Board Review and Self Assessment is a thorough practical assistant to refine the reader's knowledge regarding this youngest and possibly broadest fields of medicine.



Clinical Informatics Study Guide

Clinical Informatics Study Guide Author John T. Finnell
ISBN-10 9783319227535
Release 2015-11-09
Pages 536
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This books provides content that arms clinicians with the core knowledge and competencies necessary to be effective informatics leaders in health care organizations. The content is drawn from the areas recognized by the American Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) as necessary to prepare physicians to become Board Certified in Clinical Informatics. Clinical informaticians transform health care by analyzing, designing, selecting, implementing, managing, and evaluating information and communication technologies (ICT) that enhance individual and population health outcomes, improve patient care processes, and strengthen the clinician-patient relationship. As the specialty grows, the content in this book covers areas useful to nurses, pharmacists, and information science graduate students in clinical/health informatics programs. These core competencies for clinical informatics are needed by all those who lead and manage ICT in health organizations, and there are likely to be future professional certifications that require the content in this text.​



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.



The Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Board Review

The Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Board Review Author Brian P. Griffin
ISBN-10 9781451177404
Release 2012-10-22
Pages 952
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The Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Board Review, 2nd Edition continues to offer thorough preparation for board certification and recertification exams in cardiology. It is written by distinguished clinicians from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation's Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and based on the Cleveland Clinic Foundation's popular annual Intensive Review of Cardiology course. The book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of every area of contemporary cardiovascular medicine. Emphasis is on board relevant clinical material and accurate real-world clinical decision making. More than 500 illustrations and numerous tables facilitate quick review. Board-format questions with answers and explanations appear at the end of each chapter. Plus, with this edition you have access to an online companion website with fully searchable text and a question bank for access to the content anytime, anywhere.



Neurosurgery Oral Board Review

Neurosurgery Oral Board Review Author Jonathan Stuart Citow
ISBN-10 9781604065428
Release 2011-06-24
Pages 284
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Praise for the first edition:Valuable structure for academic preparation...well-organized, comprehensive outline from which to study...good last-minute warm-up --Journal of NeurosurgeryThe second edition of Neurosurgery Oral Board Review builds on the success of the bestselling first edition in helping you prepare for your oral boards in neurosurgery. Not only does the book pinpoint the key clinical information you need, but it offers practical, confidence-building tips that will help you relax and succeed on the exam.New to this expanded and fully-updated Second Edition: Expanded introduction on what to expect at the actual exam, how to utilize your time, when and how to answer the toughest questions, and the single most important area where you must demonstrate competency 45 new illustrated clinical case vignettes offer practice in differential diagnosis, work-up, treatment, and handling complications; analysis of each case is included at the end of the book A restructured table of contentsfollows the format of the exam (first hour: spine, second hour: cranial, third hour: miscellaneous) The addition of 'Helpful Hints' at the end of each chapter give you the benefit of the authors' extensive clinical experience Comprehensive yet concise, this easy-to-use review is essential for your exam preparation and for questions that arise in clinical practice. It is also an indispensable study tool and reference for all senior residents, junior neurosurgeons getting ready to take their oral boards in neurosurgery, and neurosurgeons preparing to take their re-certification exams.



Preparing for the Occupational Therapy National Board Exam 45 Days and Counting

Preparing for the Occupational Therapy National Board Exam  45 Days and Counting Author Rosanne Dizazzo-Miller
ISBN-10 9781284072457
Release 2016-10-14
Pages 688
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Preparing for the Occupational Therapy National Board Exam: 45 Days and Counting is a comprehensive overview for occupational therapy students preparing to take the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) exam.



The Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Preparation Book

The Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Preparation Book Author Paul V. Birinyi
ISBN-10 9781626232815
Release 2016-09-21
Pages 448
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Board certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgery is considered the gold standard for neurosurgeons practicing in the U.S. The ABNS primary examination requires many months of preparation, and passing it is both a significant accomplishment and integral component in becoming board certified. Contributions from current neurosurgical residents and seasoned practitioners infuse this book with a well-rounded perspective. Having been there and done that, the authors incorporated what they felt was missing from board review books when they sat for the exam – resulting in a “bucket list” study guide. The review is organized by neurosurgical topic with 20 chapters equally divided among questions followed by answers. Starting with physiology and anatomy, each chapter methodically covers core topics including radiology, neurology, pathology/histology, ophthalmology, and more. The authors provide brief explanations and pearls that accompany each question, which provide a solid springboard for delving deeper into any given topic. The easy-to-follow format enables residents to partake in long study sessions or tackle just a question or two in the midst of a busy day of neurosurgical service. Key Highlights More than 1,300 questions reflect key concepts in the ABNS primary exam Enhanced with more than 350 images, most in color, which reflect the computerized, image-rich format of the current exam A full-length practice test at the end of the book mirrors the cadence and time constraints of the actual exam Explanations of correct and incorrect answers facilitate learning and retaining vast amounts of material This comprehensive board review book will help neurosurgical residents of all levels prepare thoroughly for the March exam. It is a one-stop self-assessment tool for any neurosurgeon who endeavors to attain and maintain ABNS certification.



The CMIO Survival Guide

The CMIO Survival Guide Author Richard L. Rydell, MBA, FACHE, LFHIMSS, Editor
ISBN-10 9781351592727
Release 2018-02-12
Pages 157
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The CMIO Survival Guide is the handbook for the new Chief Medical Information Officer, as well as for those recruiting or planning to recruit a CMIO. This quick reference is organized by real-world topics that CMIOs need to know, as well as the criteria that the CIO, CMO or CEO should consider in identifying excellence in a CMIO candidate. It is written by pioneering physicians and AMDIS faculty with a wealth of experience in medical informatics who provide guidance, advice and lessons learned for those interested in this relatively new role in healthcare. This second edition updates every chapter in the original work and adds new chapters to address the changes in healthcare delivery, the role of the physician executive, technology, medical education, small and rural hospitals.



Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CHTS and CAHIMS Certifications

Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CHTS and CAHIMS Certifications Author Kathleen A. McCormick
ISBN-10 9781259836954
Release 2017-09-15
Pages 800
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The Complete Healthcare Information Technology Reference and Exam Guide Gain the skills and knowledge required to implement and support healthcare IT (HIT) systems in various clinical and healthcare business settings. Health Information Technology Exam Guide for CHTS and CAHIMS Certifications prepares IT professionals to transition into HIT with coverage of topics ranging from health data standards to project management. This new edition includes broadened security content in addition to coverage of disruptive innovations such as complex platforms that support big data, genomics, telemedicine, mobile devices, and consumers. Learn about achieving true interoperability, updates to HIPAA rules, and FHIR and SMART standards. “This book is an invaluable reference for understanding what has come before and what trends are likely to shape the future. The world of big data, precision medicine, genomics, and telehealth require us to break old paradigms of architecture and functionality while not interrupting existing care processes and revenue cycles... We’re dealing with state sponsored cyberterrorism, hacktivism, and organized crime. I describe healthcare IT security as a cold war... You’ll hear from the experts who created many of the regulations and best practices we’re using today to keep information private. I hope you enjoy this book as much as I have and that it finds a place of importance on your book shelf.” From the Foreword by John D. Halamka, MD, Chief Information Officer, CAREGROUP, Boston, MA Coverage includes: • Healthcare and Information Technology in the United States • Fundamentals of Healthcare Information Science • Healthcare Information Standards and Regulation • Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining Healthcare Information Technology • Optimizing Healthcare Information Technology • Making Healthcare Information Technology Private, Secure, and Confidential Electronic content includes: • Practice exams for CHTS and CAHIMS • Secure PDF copy of the book



Health Informatics Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals Sixth Edition

Health Informatics  Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals  Sixth Edition Author Robert E. Hoyt
ISBN-10 9781304791108
Release 2014-02
Pages 534
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Health Informatics (HI) focuses on the application of Information Technology (IT) to the field of medicine to improve individual and population healthcare delivery, education and research. This extensively updated fifth edition reflects the current knowledge in Health Informatics and provides learning objectives, key points, case studies and references.



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.



Clinical Research Informatics

Clinical Research Informatics Author Rachel Richesson
ISBN-10 9781848824485
Release 2012-02-10
Pages 419
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The purpose of the book is to provide an overview of clinical research (types), activities, and areas where informatics and IT could fit into various activities and business practices. This book will introduce and apply informatics concepts only as they have particular relevance to clinical research settings.



Plastic Surgery Review

Plastic Surgery Review Author Gregory Lakin
ISBN-10 9781604068351
Release 2014-12-01
Pages 235
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This high-yield, compact review book covers all topics that appear on the exams that lead to initial certification and recertification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Topics are presented in outline format to facilitate quick review and recall of information. Key Features: Focuses only on what residents, fellows, and practicing plastic surgeons need to know to score well and pass their exams, helping them make efficient use of study time Written in a style similar to a cheat sheet, with buzzwords, mnemonics, diagrams, drawings, tables, and bullet points Each chapter has been reviewed by experts in plastic surgery, ensuring that the information is current and accurate Residents, fellows, and practicing plastic surgeons will find this book to be an invaluable resource throughout their training and careers.



Fundamentals of Nursing Test Success

Fundamentals of Nursing Test Success Author Ruth Wittmann-Price
ISBN-10 9780826193933
Release 2012-11-12
Pages 433
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