SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND IMPROVE PATIENT CARE Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. • The Second Edition has been revised throughout to reflect the very latest standard-of-care updates • 42 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions, teach diagnostic or therapeutic approaches relevant to critical care medicine • Explanations for the cases emphasize the mechanisms and underlying principles • Complete discussion of each case makes this an instructive and practical primer for critical care rotations • Perfect for residents, medical students, physician assistants and nurse practitioners working in the ICU •Master key concepts with clinical pearls •Practice with review questions to reinforce learning •Polish your approach to clinical problem-solving and to patient care •Perfect for residents, medical students, PAs, and NPs working in the ICU Each case has been designed for the iPad and iPhone/iPod with interactive features. With this system, you will learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts. •42 clinical cases, each with USMLE-style questions •Clinical pearls that highlight key concepts •Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like a doctor •Proven learning system that improves shelf-exam scores iPhone, iPod, and iPad App Features: •Study/Exam/Bookmark modes are available for USMLE-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, 100, 150, 200, 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. •Study in horizontal or vertical mode on the iPhone and the iPad. •Store quiz scores to track your progress. •Save to iCloud to use app on multiple devices •Highlight key points in cases. •More control over font sizes. •Create tags •Search content by title or tags About the Authors Eugene C. Toy, MD (Houston, TX), Professor and Residency Program Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Methodist Hospital-Houston, The University of Texas-Houston School of Medicine. Manuel Suarez, MD (St. Vincent and the Grenadines), Dean of Clinical Studies and Clinical Professor, Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine, Trinity School of Medicine. Terrence H. Liu, MD (San Francisco, CA), Assistant Professor of Surgery, UCSF School of Medicine.