Written by emergency medicine doctors who passed the exam, First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Boards provides proven study tactics for boosting your test score. Ideal for both initial and last-minute review, it's a concise yet comprehensive resource for time-strapped residents and practitioners. This complete review of all topics covered on the exam uses sample questions based on recently administered in-service and board exams to help you prepare thoroughly and efficiently. Subjects include major trauma, dermatologic emergencies, pediatrics, infectious emergencies, ethics, and many more. First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Boards includes nearly 125 clinical images and algorithms you'll need to be familiar with, along with important advice on scheduling study time, registering for the exam, and what to expect on the big day. In addition, you'll find mnemonics and visual aids to both reinforce the facts when studying and use as tools when you're taking the exam.
Barbara K. Blok, MDAssistant Director EM Ultrasound Assistant Professor Division of Emergency MedicineDepartment of SurgeryUniversity of Colorado Health Sciences CenterBoulder, CO
Dr. Block was Associate Residency Director, Assistant Professor, and Director of EM Ultrasound Education at Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine from 1999-2005.
Dickson S. Cheung, MDAssistant Residency Director Resident Education CoordinatorClinical Instructor of Emergency MedicineDepartment of Emergency MedicineJohnson Hopkins School of MedicineBaltimore, MD
Dr. Cheung received the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Emergency Medicine Department Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award for 2002-2003. He just earned his MBA in medical services management (June 2006) and expects to receive his MPH with a concentration in international health in June 2007.
Timothy F. Platts-Mills, MDChief Resident in Emergency MedicineDivision of Emergency MedicineUniversity of California San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA
Series Editor: Tao Le, MDAssistant Professor of PediatricsDivision of Allergy and Clinical ImmunologyDepartment of PediatricsUniversity of LouisvilleandAssistant in MedicineDivision of Allergy and Clinical ImmunologyDepartment of MedicineJohns Hopkins University