Dr. med. Manfred G. Krukemeyer, Facharzt für Chirurgie, leitende Position bei der Paracelsus-Kliniken Deutschland GmbH, Osnabrück.
Medical education is a life-long process, and it is important for beginning medical students to gain a solid understanding of the basics within the first year of medical school. Introductory Guide to Medical Training: From Basic Sciences to Medical Specialties is a concise yet thorough overview of the medical field that will prepare first-year students for their educational journey and provide laypersons with a glimpse into the particularities of the medical specialties.
The book begins with the fundamentals and culture of medicine, tips and tricks for learning and retaining medical knowledge, and a summary of how the medical field has evolved through time. The second half of the book features sections on several major specialties, including: anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, neurology, pediatrics, men's and women's health, forensic pathology, and surgery, among many others.
Full-color, high-quality charts, graphs, and tables that showcase global statistics and supplement the material presented in the text
Short, succinct biographies of major figures who have helped shape modern medicine
A list of commonly used abbreviations encountered in medicine
This book is the perfect exploratory text for laypersons and all those considering or pursuing a medical degree, and it will ensure that they are well prepared for the challenges that lie ahead of them.
Medical education is a lifelong process, and it is important for beginning medical students to gain a solid understanding of the basics within the first year of medical school.This book is the perfect primer for all those pursuing a medical degree. It will ensure that they are well prepared for the challenges that lie ahead of them in their chosen medical careers.
Concise yet thorough introduction
- Structured in analogy to the study of medicine: anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, learns about imaging techniques, microbiology, anamnesis and examination, and finally about the clinical disciplines, from internal medicine to surgery, gynecology, pediatrics, neurology, etc.
- Full-color, high-quality charts, graphs, and tables showcase statistics and clarify other information presented in the text
- An entire introductory chapter devoted to the fundamentals of medicine
- A section of the book describes how the practice of medicine has become patient-focused in the Western world