Med School in a Box

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ISBN: 1594741476
Release Date: 2007-03-08
Number of pages: 96
Author: Mental Floss
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Download and read online Med School in a Box in PDF and EPUB So you're thinking about med school but you're not ready to devote the next ten years to grad school. Or perhaps you're already a medical doctor and just want a quick refresher course. Either way, the brilliant minds at Mental_Floss magazine are happy to help. Med School in a Box offers instruction in anatomy, physiology, neurosurgery, and other impressive-sounding subjects for the wildly low price of $14.95. Your program includes: Med School in 96 Pages: Your Comprehensive Textbook 10 Heroes of Medicine Trading Cards 10 Extra-Credit Study Cards A devilishly complicated medical trivia board exam A rolled diploma with real Latin words It's the perfect gift for doctors and would-be doctors of all ages, from the highest-ranked boxed medical school in the country!


MBA Degree in a Box

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ISBN: 159474310X
Release Date: 2009-04-08
Number of pages: 96
Author: Mental_floss Presents
Publisher: Quirk Books

Download and read online MBA Degree in a Box in PDF and EPUB With Law School in a Box and Med School in a Box, Quirk Books and mental_floss magazine brought affordable postgraduate education to some 50,000 eager students. Now the world's #1 boxed university is expanding its curriculum to include MBA Degree in a Box, an advanced course in business education for the low price of $14.95. Your study materials include: • Business School in 96 Pages: Your Comprehensive Textbook • 10 Heroes of the Boardroom Trading Cards • 10 CEO Case Study Cards • A fiendishly complicated business-trivia final exam • A rolled diploma with real Latin words Packed with entertaining trivia about Henry Ford, Donald Trump, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and more, MBA Degree in a Box is the perfect gift for businesspeople of all ages from the highest-ranked boxed business school in the world!


Law School in a Box

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ISBN: 1594741468
Release Date: 2007-03-08
Number of pages: 96
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Download and read online Law School in a Box in PDF and EPUB Sure, you could spend $100,000 on a law degree from Harvard or Yale. But then you'd have to deal with crowded classrooms, inconvenient course schedules, and rigorous academic study. Fortunately, the brilliant minds of Mental_Floss magazine are proud to offer an alternative: Law School in a Box. This prestigious boxed university offers a complete legal education for just $14.95. Your program includes: Law School in 96 Pages: Your Comprehensive Textbook 10 Heroes of the Courtroom Trading Cards 10 'You Be the Judge' Cards A devilishly complicated legal trivia bar exam A rolled diploma with real Latin words It's the perfect gift for lawyers and would-be lawyers of all ages, from the highest-ranked boxed law school in the country!


Med School Uncensored

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ISBN: 9780399579714
Release Date: 2017-07-25
Number of pages: 288
Author: Richard Beddingfield, MD
Publisher: Ten Speed Press

Download and read online Med School Uncensored in PDF and EPUB An entertaining insider's guide to the good, the bad, and the ugly of med school--with everything pre-med and med students need to know, from day one, to maximize opportunities and avoid mistakes. Cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and recent med school grad Dr. Richard Beddingfield serves as an unofficial older brother for pre-med and incoming med students--dishing on all the stuff he would've wanted to know from the beginning in order to make the most of med school's opportunities, while staying sane through the gauntlets of applying to and succeeding at med school, residency, fellowship, and starting work as a new physician. With advice from additional recent Ivy League med school grads and top-tier hospital residents, this all-in-one guide is a must-have for everyone who dreams of becoming a doctor.


Med School Confidential

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ISBN: 9781429907187
Release Date: 2007-04-01
Number of pages: 304
Author: Robert H. Miller
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

Download and read online Med School Confidential in PDF and EPUB Med School Confidential from Robert H. Miller and Daniel M. Bissell uses the same chronological format and mentor-based system that have made Law School Confidential and Business School Confidential such treasured and popular guides. It takes the reader step-by-step through the entire med school process--from thinking about, applying to, and choosing a medical school and program, through the four-year curriculum, internships, residencies, and fellowships, to choosing a specialty and finding the perfect job. With a foreword by Chair of the Admissions Committee at Dartmouth Medical School Harold M. Friedman, M.D., Med School Confidential provides what no other book currently does: a comprehensive, chronological account of the full medical school experience.


How to Study in Medical School 2nd Edition

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ISBN: 9781449099299
Release Date: 2011-01-27
Number of pages: 100
Author: Armin Kamyab
Publisher: AuthorHouse

Download and read online How to Study in Medical School 2nd Edition in PDF and EPUB #1 best selling book in its class! How to Study in Medical School, 2nd Edition provides a thorough and comprehensive method for studying the Basic Sciences in medical school and leaves no detail behind. Dr. Kamyab's unique system of studying is an effective study process that not only helps you understand the material and stay-up-to date, but also helps you retain the information for your medical school tests, your licensing examinations, your clinical rotations, and beyond. Unlike similar books written by authors with Education Degrees or PhD Professors, this is one of the few books in its class that is written by a Medical School graduate. It is therefore written by an author who has gone through the process, and knows how to study effectively and succeed in Medical School. The 2nd Edition includes new chapters and a new frequently asked questions section. If you are starting medical school and are serious about succeeding, pick up your copy today!


Kill as Few Patients as Possible

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ISBN: 9781580089173
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 109
Author: Oscar London
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

Download and read online Kill as Few Patients as Possible in PDF and EPUB This oft-quoted all-time favorite of the medical community will gladden--and strengthen--the hearts of patients, doctors, and anyone entering medical study, internship, or practice. With unassailable logic and rapier wit, the sage Dr. Oscar London muses on the challenges and joys of doctoring, and imparts timeless truths, reality checks, and poignant insights gleaned from 30 years of general practice--while never taking himself (or his profession) too seriously. The classic book on the art and humor of practicing medicine, celebrating its 20th anniversary in a new gift edition with updates throughout. Previous editions have sold more than 200,000 copies. The perfect gift for med students and grads as well as new and practicing physicians. Approximately 17,000 students graduate from med school each spring in North America.


Everything I Learned in Medical School

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ISBN: 9781451587616
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Number of pages: 180
Author: Sujay Kansagra
Publisher: Sujay Kansagra

Download and read online Everything I Learned in Medical School in PDF and EPUB Delivering a baby, sleep deprivation, giving bad news, dissecting bodies, seeing death—the journey of becoming an MD is not an easy one. Join the author as he takes you through his four years at Duke Medical School. Through this book, he explores the world of medicine through fresh eyes and shares the serious, the stressful, the entertaining, the unbelievable, the struggles, the sick, the unexplainable, and the stories that taught him everything he learned in medical school (besides all the book stuff, of course).


Becoming a Doctor

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ISBN: 0140111166
Release Date: 1988
Number of pages: 390
Author: Melvin Konner
Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Download and read online Becoming a Doctor in PDF and EPUB "A valuable contribution to the growing literature of medical culture."—Gerald Weissman, New York Univ. Medical Center.


White Coat

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ISBN: 9780688175894
Release Date: 2000-04-26
Number of pages: 352
Author: Ellen L. Rothman
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online White Coat in PDF and EPUB White Coat is Dr. Ellen Lerner Rothman's vivid account of her four years at Harvard Medical School. Describing the grueling hours and emotional hurdles she underwent to earn the degree of M.D., Dr. Rothman tells the story of one woman's transformation from a terrified first-year medical studen into a confident, competent doctor. Touching on the most relevant issues in medicine today--such as HMOs, aIDS, and assisted suicide--Dr. Rothman recounts her despair and exhilaration as a medical student, from the stress of exams to th hard-won rewards that came from treating patients. The anecdotes in White Coat are funny, heartbreaking, and at times horrifying. Each chapter taes us deeper into Dr. Rothman's medical school experience, illuminating her struggle to walk the line between too much and not enough intimacy with her patients. For readers of Perri Klass and Richard Selzer, Dr. Rothman looks candidly at medicine and presents an unvarnished perspective on a subject that matters to us all. White Coat opens the infamously closed door between patient and doctor in a book that will change the way we look at our medical establishment. In White Coat, Ellen Rothman offers a vivid account of her four years at one of the best medical schools in the country, and opens the infamously closed door between patient and doctor. Touching on today's most important medical issues -- such as HMOs, AIDS, and assisted suicide -- the author navigates her way through despair, exhilaration, and a lot of exhaustion in Harvard's classrooms and Boston's hospitals to earn the indisputable title to which we entrust our lives. With a thoughtful, candid voice, Rothman writes about a wide range of experiences -- from a dream about holding the hand of a cadaver she had dissected to the acute embarrassment she felt when asking patients about their sexual histories. She shares her horror at treating a patient with a flesh-eating skin infection, the anxiety of being "pimped" by doctors for information (when doctors quiz students on anatomy and medicine), as well as the ultimate reward of making the transformation and of earning a doctor's white coat. For readers of Perri Klass, Richard Selzer, and the millions of fans of ER, White Coat is a fascinating account of one woman's journey through school and into the high-stakes drama of the medical world. In White Coat, Ellen Rothman offers a vivid account of her four years at one of the best medical schools in the country, and opens the infamously closed door between patient and doctor. Touching on today's most important medical issues -- such as HMOs, AIDS, and assisted suicide -- the author navigates her way through despair, exhilaration, and a lot of exhaustion in Harvard's classrooms and Boston's hospitals to earn the indisputable title to which we entrust our lives. With a thoughtful, candid voice, Rothman writes about a wide range of experiences -- from a dream about holding the hand of a cadaver she had dissected to the acute embarrassment she felt when asking patients about their sexual histories. She shares her horror at treating a patient with a flesh-eating skin infection, the anxiety of being "pimped" by doctors for information (when doctors quiz students on anatomy and medicine), as well as the ultimate reward of making the transformation and of earning a doctor's white coat. For readers of Perri Klass, Richard Selzer, and the millions of fans of ER, White Coat is a fascinating account of one woman's journey through school and into the high-stakes drama of the medical world.


Ending Medical Reversal

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ISBN: 9781421417721
Release Date: 2015-09-22
Number of pages: 280
Author: Vinayak K. Prasad
Publisher: JHU Press

Download and read online Ending Medical Reversal in PDF and EPUB We expect medicine to progress in an orderly fashion, with good medical practices being replaced by better ones. But some tests and therapies are discontinued because they are found to be worse, or at least no better, than what they replaced. Medications like Vioxx and procedures such as vertebroplasty for back pain caused by compression fractures are among the medical "advances" that turned out to be dangerous or useless. What Dr. Vinayak K. Prasad and Dr. Adam S. Cifu call medical reversal happens when doctors start using a medication, procedure, or diagnostic tool without a robust evidence base—and then stop using it when it is found not to help, or even to harm, patients. Drs. Prasad and Cifu narrate fascinating stories from every corner of medicine to explore why medical reversals occur, how they are harmful, and what can be done to avoid them. They explore the difference between medical innovations that improve care and those that only appear to be promising. They also outline a comprehensive plan to reform medical education, research funding and protocols, and the process for approving new drugs that will ensure that more of what gets done in doctors’ offices and hospitals is truly effective.


What I Learned in Medical School

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ISBN: 0520246810
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 209
Author: Kevin M. Takakuwa
Publisher: Univ of California Press

Download and read online What I Learned in Medical School in PDF and EPUB A group of vivid, first-person stories of medical students who don't "fit the mold" and have had challenges completing conventional medical training.


The Medical School Interview

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ISBN: 193797801X
Release Date: 2013-06-15
Number of pages: 197
Author: Samir P. Desai
Publisher: Md2b

Download and read online The Medical School Interview in PDF and EPUB The interview is the most important factor in admission decisions. Utilizing a unique combination of evidence-based advice and an insider's perspective, the authors help you achieve your ultimate goal: medical school.


A Pig a Fox and a Box

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ISBN: 9780698412514
Release Date: 2015-06-16
Number of pages: 32
Author: Jonathan Fenske
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online A Pig a Fox and a Box in PDF and EPUB In the style of Mo Willems, Jonathan Fenske tells three humorous stories of two friends, Pig and Fox, and their shenanigans with a cardboard box (all of which involved Pig accidentally crushing Fox in the box). With comic art and simple language, this Level 2 reader is sure to have kids rolling with laughter.


Learn to Live Through Cancer

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ISBN: 9781617050626
Release Date: 2011-06-20
Number of pages: 137
Author: Stewart B. Fleishman, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

Download and read online Learn to Live Through Cancer in PDF and EPUB A roadmap to help you recover better and faster following a cancer diagnosisófrom the moment of diagnosis through remission and life after cancer. For more than 25 years, Dr. Fleishman has helped thousands of patients and families navigate the hopes, fears, and realities of cancer. In Learn to Live through Cancer, he provides a supportive and empowering guide so that you and your family know what to expect and how to proceed at every stage of your journey with cancer. Using the tools and suggestions of his step-by-step system, youíll learn how to: Evaluate your condition Improve communication with your health care providers Participate in care decisions more easily Research your illness and treatment options Assess complementary therapy options improve overall health habits Tend to your emotional well-being Adjust to the physical and emotional changes posttreatment Packed with practical tools and evidence-based advice, Learn to Live through Cancer is an essential companion for every cancer survivor and his or her loved ones.