Perfect for review. Ideal for preparing for certification and recertification exams. Here's a comprehensive review of critical care in a question-and-answer format that covers all of the areas addressed on board exams. Single-best-answer or matching questions parallel those used in the exams. For each chapter, five questions focus on important principles of diagnosis and management. In-depth answers and rationales feature additional tables and illustrations to reinforce learning. Page references to Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult, 2nd Edition, by Joseph E. Parrillo and R. Phillip Dellinger, make in-depth information easy to find. As a stand-alone resource, or in conjunction with Critical Care Medicine, it's the field's best self-assessment resource.
Uses a question and answer format to review all of the information needed to prepare for certification and recertification exams.
Models the questions after the single-best-answer or matching questions used on exams.
Features questions written by a select group of writers experienced in writing board review questions.
Provides detailed answers and rationales for each question.
Includes diagrams and tables not available elsewhere.
Keys answers to specific pages in Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult, 2nd Edition, making it easy to find more information.
Organizes the content by organ system.
By Joseph E. Parrillo, MD, James B. Herrick Professor of Medicine, Rush Medical College; Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Disease and Critical Care Medicine; Director, Section of Cardiology; Medical Director, Rush Heart Institute, Chicago, IL; and R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, Professor of Medicine; Director, Section of Critical Care Medicine, Rush Medical Center; Program Director of the Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Training Program, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center and Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
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