Introductory Guide to Medical Training

Manfred Georg Krukemeyer

  • Edition: 1 2016
  • Details: 214 pages, 47 ill., Hardback (Thread Stitching)
  • ISBN: 9783132012110
  • Media Type: Book
  • Language of text: English

US$ 59.99*

Product information Introductory Guide to Medical Training
Medical education is a life-long process, and it is important for beginning medical students to gain a solid understanding of the basics within the first year of medical school. Introductory Guide to Medical Training: From Basic Sciences to Medical Specialties is a concise yet thorough overview of the medical field that will prepare first-year students for their educational journey and provide laypersons with a glimpse into the particularities of the medical specialties. The book begins with the fundamentals and culture of medicine, tips and tricks for learning and retaining medical knowledge, and a summary of how the medical field has evolved through time. The second half of the book features sections on several major specialties, including: anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, neurology, pediatrics, men's and women's health, forensic pathology, and surgery, among many others. Highlights: Full-color, high-quality charts, graphs, and tables that showcase global statistics and supplement the material presented in the text Short, succinct biographies of major figures who have helped shape modern medicine A list of commonly used abbreviations encountered in medicine This book is the perfect exploratory text for laypersons and all those considering or pursuing a medical degree, and it will ensure that they are well prepared for the challenges that lie ahead of them., Medical education is a lifelong process, and it is important for beginning medical students to gain a solid understanding of the basics within the first year of medical school. This book is the perfect primer for all those pursuing a medical degree. It will ensure that they are well prepared for the challenges that lie ahead of them in their chosen medical careers. Concise yet thorough introduction - Structured in analogy to the study of medicine: anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, learns about imaging techniques, microbiology, anamnesis and examination, and finally about the clinical disciplines, from internal medicine to surgery, gynecology, pediatrics, neurology, etc. - Full-color, high-quality charts, graphs, and tables showcase statistics and clarify other information presented in the text - An entire introductory chapter devoted to the fundamentals of medicine - A section of the book describes how the practice of medicine has become patient-focused in the Western world