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A survey of Osler participants shows significantly higher pass rates for Osler students compared with those who did not take our course. The difference in pass rates is difficult to explain away by self-selection in attendance over-representing those who would have passed without taking the Osler course.

“Osler gives … unfair advantage” said a Board Trustee. “He’s wrong and right,” reported an Osler participant who heard the trustee’s comment. “The course does give candidates an advantage – but it’s not unfair.” This student had failed his boards before taking the Osler course but told us that he passed easily after doing the course. “This time didn’t even feel like an exam. It was like having a discussion with a colleague.”

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Objectives

  • Increase basic knowledge and clinical skills
  • Prepare candidates for written board exams
  • Provide practicing physicians with a review and update

Methods

  • Home study questions with answers and review
  • Seminar with Powerpoints and lecture-note syllabus
  • Practice test for your written exam

Anesthesia Review

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Anesthesia Review, Second Edition is the ideal study aid for both the written and the oral board examinations in anesthesiology. The first section presents board-format questions in all the major areas of anesthesiology, including physiology, pharmacology, regional anesthesia, pain management, and major organ systems. The second section provides bulleted, outline-format answers that review the knowledge needed to answer the question correctly. The third section contains cases to further prepare readers for oral boards.

This edition includes thoroughly updated information, particularly on airway management, pharmacology, patient safety, and quality assurance. Questions and answers include references to the latest editions of standard anesthesiology textbooks.

Topics Include:   General Aspects of Anesthesia ** Physiology of Anesthesia ** Pharmacology of Anesthesia ** Respiratory Anesthesia ** Cardiac Anesthesia ** Pediatric Anesthesia ** Specialty Anesthesia ** Regional Anesthesia ** Other Considerations in Anesthesia

Author: Michelle Bowman-Howard MD Chief of Anesthesiology, The Methodist Sugar Land Health Center, Sugar Land, TX

Anesthesiology Board Review Pearls of Wisdom 3/E

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Maximize your anesthesiology exam score!
This powerful, results-oriented study guide delivers everything you need to improve your knowledge, confidence, and recall. Featuring a rigorous quick-hit Q&A format consisting of short clinical questions with brief answers, this is truly your most effective weapon when preparing for the anesthesiology in-service and board exams.
The unique question and single-answer format of Anesthesiology Board Review eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the answers you need to know on exam day. With content following the anesthesiology board exam blueprint, emphasis is placed on distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential for exam success. This high-yield review is the perfect complement to larger texts and delivers an intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before the exam.

  • 3,500+ rapid-fire questions covering more than 95 percent of the key words from 2006 to 2011
  • NEW questions throughout the book with thoroughly updated chapters
  • NEW chapter organization aligns with exam blueprint to streamline studying
  • Great review for ITE, the Anesthesiology Boards, and MOCA

Authors:

Dr. Sudharma Ranasinghe, MD, FFARCSI is Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Assoc Director of Obstetric Anesthesia at the University of Miami School of Medicine in Miami, Florida.

Kerri M. Wahl, MD, FRCP(C) is Associate Clinical Professor, Chief of General, Vascular, High-Risk, Trauma, Transplant and Surgical Critical Care Medicine, Chief of Transplant Services, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

Eric A. Harris, MD, MBA is Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine, and Pain Management at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida.

David A. Lubarsky, MD, MBA is Professor and Chair of the Department of Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management at the University of Miami School of Medicine in Miami, Florida.