Psychiatry Clerkship Guide, 2nd Edition
This guide equips you with the practical core knowledge you need to manage the patients you're most likely to see during your psychiatry clerkship. Brief enough to read from cover to cover, yet thorough enough to address virtually all the challenges you might face, Psychiatry Clerkship Guide is just the tool you need to succeed. Broken into three sections, the book first introduces you to basic skills and concepts, including ethics, history, physical examination, and developmental assessment. It then goes on to describe specific psychiatric health conditions, organized by presentation (symptom, sign, abnormal lab value) and by diagnosisallowing you to approach a problem from either direction.Table of Contents
New to This Edition
Updated content ensures you are learning the most current information in the field. Include explanations of wrong and right answers in examination and case questions to aid your additional learning and review. Questions now in USMLE style. More useful for board prep. New interior design for ease of use.
- Organizes material according to the types of questions that typically arise during the pediatrics clerkship.
- Uses Learning Objectives and Key Points boxes to make complex data easier to remember.
- Provides Practice Cases to illustrate the types of clinical scenarios you may experience.
- Includes a Practice Test of multiple-choice questions at the end of the book to help you prepare for examinations.
By Myrl R. S. Manley, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY