Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine by Michael SeffingerThe most current, comprehensive osteopathic text available, Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine, Fourth Edition defines osteopathic terminology and techniques and instills the confident understanding essential to clinical success. This proven resource is the standard text for teaching the osteopathic profession, providing broad, multidisciplinary coverage of osteopathic considerations in the basic sciences, behavioral sciences, family practice and primary care, and the clinical specialties. Endorsed by the American Osteopathic Association, this popular text makes the key tenets of osteopathic practice more accessible than ever and demonstrates a wide variety of osteopathic manipulative methods in vivid detail. More than half of this new edition is made up of all-new content, reflecting current practices in basic sciences foundation, the osteopathic approach to patient care, somatic dysfunction and treatment, osteopathic considerations in the specialties, and research investigating osteopathic principles. New illustrations and a full-color design bring concepts to life, and enhanced pedagogical features make the entire text easier to use for students and practitioners alike. New and updated content instills a broad, multidisciplinary understanding of the latest osteopathic considerations in the basic sciences, behavioral sciences, family practice and primary care, and the clinical specialties. New and updated illustrations clarify concepts and procedures with step-by-step precision. Case studies help you apply your understanding to commonly encountered scenarios. New full-color design makes learning engaging and efficient. Bulleted lists detail key concepts at a glance. A complete glossary ensures fast access to essential terminology. eBook available for purchase. Fast, smart, and convenient, today's eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and more
Publication Date: 2019-01-03
Medical School Admissions
The New Medical School Preparation and Admissions Guide 2016 by Andrew GoliszekAn updated and comprehensive guide to medical school preparation and admissions, including the latest information on the new MCAT and future admission trends. Competition for a limited number of places in the nation's medical schools is increasing, so students must have a competitive edge. Dr. Goliszek's guide is unsurpassed for the timely and expert information it offers about all aspects of premedical planning and successful admissions strategies. Some of the areas covered are: Undergraduate curricula that increase the chances for successful admission; academic and non-academic activities that make you stand out as a potential candidate; scholastic and personal qualities that all medical schools are specifically looking for; the kinds of medical schools you're most likely to be admitted to based on your qualifications; the new Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), with study tips and new key science terms; over 300 actual interview questions, along with tips on what to say and do on the interview; chapter on minority admissions, including lists of summer minority enrichment programs; chapter on high school preparation and pre-college planning for students, teachers, and advisors; chapter on alternate health careers, along with employment trends for the next decade and beyond; chapter on study, learning, memorizing, and test-taking skills for students at all levels; lists of medical schools with the best records of accepting women, minorities, and non-residents; medical school rankings based on undergraduate GPA, MCAT scores, and state of residence; up-to-date information and data on all 144 U.S. medical schools, as well as medical school opening in 2016-2017. With so many well-qualified students competing for spots in the nation's medical schools, this updated Medical School Preparation & Admissions Guide will eliminate weaknesses and help you develop the qualifications needed for successful admission. Dr. Goliszek not only explains everything about medical school planning, preparation, and admissions, he describes in detail and example exactly how to become the ideal candidate that every medical program is looking for.
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