Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing competent clinical care. Case Files: Cardiology provides 30 real-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in cardiac care. Each case includes an easy-to understand discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and board-style review questions to reinforce your learning. With Case Files, you'll learn instead of memorize.
-Learn from 30 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions
-Master key concepts with clinical pearls
-Sharpen your clinical problem-solving and patient care skills
This free application includes 1 sample case study from the 30 that are available through an in-app purchase of $29.99 of Case Files Cardiology.
Each case has been designed for the iPhone/iPad with interactive features.
-Study/Exam/Bookmark modes are available for board-style review questions.
-In the Study mode, check the answers as you tackle the questions.
-In the Exam mode, time yourself and review the answers after the time is up.
-In the Bookmark mode, review only the questions you have flagged for further study.
-File away correctly answered questions after each practice quiz.
-Choose the number of questions in each practice quiz: 25, 50, 75, 100 or all.
-Opt to include questions from previous quizzes.
-Learn further from interactive questions at the end of each case, with explanations.
-Sort cases by name or by case number.
-Take down notes using the Notes section for each case.
-Add tags to each case.
-Search cases by title or by tags.
-Store quiz scores to track your progress.
-iCloud sync so you can access your saved data on all your devices.
Table of contents
Section I: How to Approach the Cardiology Patient
Part 1. Cardiovascular History and Physical Examination
Part 2. Approach to the Electrocardiogram (ECG)
Part 3. Cardiovascular Providers and Procedures
Section II: Clinical Cases
Thirty Case Scenarios
Cases 1-5. Coronary and Vascular Diseases
Cases 6-10. Structural Heart Diseases
Cases 11-15. Rhythm Disorders
Cases 16-20. Pump Disorders
Cases 21-25. Consults and Complaints
Cases 26-30. Other Cardiac Diseases
About the Author
Eugene C. Toy, MD is a dual certified family physician and ob/gyn and is Academic Chief and Program Director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, where he is also actively involved in teaching medical students. He oversees the ob/gyn clerkship at Christus St. Joseph Hospital.