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The ultimate guide to choosing a medical specialty

Author: Brian S Freeman
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"A true 'must read' for medical students who have not yet selected a specialty, this acclaimed resource delivers a well-researched insider's look into the complex issues surrounding this important decision. Supported by first-hand knowledge, useful facts and statistics - plus the author's personal experience and gut-level reports from current students - this unique guide provides everything necessary to compare  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian S Freeman
ISBN: 9781260019506 1260019500
OCLC Number: 1079334536
Notes: Previous edition: 2013.
"A Lange medical book."
Description: xix, 517 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1: Planning your medical career --
Choosing a specialty: the most difficult decision of your career --
The specialization of medicine --
Ten factors to consider in specialty selection --
Personality assessment: are you my type? --
Finding the perfect specialty --
Special considerations for women --
Combined residency programs --
Options for the residency: an overview of the match process --
Love and medicine: the couples match --
Top secret! The ultimate guide to a successfull match --
You rmedical career beyond residency --
Part 2: Specialty profiles --
Anesthesiology --
Dermatology --
Emergency medicine --
Family medicine --
General surgery --
Internal medicine --
Interventional radiology --
Neurology --
Neurosurgery --
Obstetrics and gynecology --
Ophthalmology --
Orthopedic surgery --
Otolaryngology --
Pathology --
Pediatrics --
Physical medicine and rehabilitation --
Plastic surgery --
Psychiatry --
Radiation oncology --
Radiology --
Urology.
Other Titles: Choosing a medical specialty
Responsibility: [edited by] Brian S. Freeman, MD.

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"A true 'must read' for medical students who have not yet selected a specialty, this acclaimed resource delivers a well-researched insider's look into the complex issues surrounding this important decision. Supported by first-hand knowledge, useful facts and statistics - plus the author's personal experience and gut-level reports from current students - this unique guide provides everything necessary to compare specialties and make a confident decision"--Back cover.

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