Anesthesiology PDF – A Comprehensive Board Review for Primary and Maintenance of Certification
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Passing the anesthesiology board examination is the final hurdle of a long and consuming path through college, medical school, internship, and residency before entering a professional career as an independently practicing anesthesiologist. Th is pivotal point is probably the most important phase in one’s career because many factors may place a heavy burden on the examinee. Peer pressure, job prospects, and monetary factors are frequently on one’s mind during these challenging times. In contrast to prior high-stakes examinations during college and medical school, there is limited time to prepare for this test of utmost importance.
Practicing anesthesiologists enrolled in the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) program face a similar time-restraint problem as residents in training studying for the boards based on the daily obligations in the operating room. Wise use of the allocated studying time available is a key step toward mastering the boards.
Th is book was written in an attempt to provide the best study aid possible with a maximized use of time and focus on what is essential to pass. Anesthesiology: A Comprehensive Board Review for Primary and Maintenance of Certification is a high-yield, concise study aid to prepare for the written Anesthesiology Boards and the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) Examination.
More than 1,000 updated, realistic multiple-choice questions written and edited by Harvard Medical School faculty and experts from partnering teaching institutions are tailored to the question content of recent American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) examinations. Th e aim of this book is to provide a study guide that is streamlined, while containing adequate depth of knowledge focused on topics frequently asked on the examination. Th is book has unique learning features distinct from other board review books. To maximize reading efficiency, key messages are repeated and highlighted in bullets. While focusing on the most frequently tested keywords by the ABA, this book also covers new “emerging” topics such as patient safety, statistics, and ethics. Well-chosen illustrations and graphs are used to enhance the learning experience. Also novel is a high-yield summary of the 60 most frequently tested topics and concepts to be reviewed just before taking the boards. In addition to the textbook version, readers are given access to a website with continuously updated content, which also includes a simulated exam.
With this book as guidance, you will be able to efficiently prepare for the written primary certification or recertification anesthesiology board examination.
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