Case Files Anesthesiology | Clinical Anesthesiology

Learn the fundamentals of anesthesiology in the context of real patients




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You need exposure to clinical cases in order to pass course exams and ace the USMLE Step 1–and this app provides exactly that. The 53 high-yield cases in clinical anesthesiology will help you excel on the clerkship and improve your clinical anesthesiology shelf-exam score.

Clinical pearls highlight key concepts

This free application includes 1 sample case study from the 53 that are available through an in-app purchase of $29.99 of Case Files Anesthesiology.

 Proven learning system improves your shelf exam scores

With this system, you will learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts.

Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like a doctor

Each case has been designed for the iPad and iPhone/iPod with interactive features.

Reviews

The [app] targets medical students, but even junior anesthesia trainees would find it very compelling . . . Although it has the appearance of a handbook, this [app] is an overview of clinical anesthesiology. It takes a simulation approach to drive home essential concepts of anesthesia management in different disease conditions. Of all the handy [apps] out there, this is perhaps the only one that teaches anesthesia in the context of real patients rather than merely stating facts. It would be an invaluable aid to medical students doing anesthesia clerkships or junior anesthesia trainees who need a quick review for an emergency case in the middle of the night.”

Doody’s Review Service

“A good job well done! Amazing interface and very well executed. Hats off and and thumbs up!!”

Kimberly Taylor

“Thank you again for the wonderful app. It’s been a great revision tool. My board exam is in 1 month and it has been easy to access the info through my phone in my spare time.”

User Review

App Features:
  • Highlight key concepts
  • 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, 75, 100, 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.
App Contents:

Section I: Applying Basic Sciences to Clinical Situations

  • Part 1. Approach to Learning
  • Part 2. Approach to Disease
  • Part 3: Approach to Reading

Section II: Clinical Cases – 53 Case Scenarios

Section III: Listing of Cases

  • Listing by Case Number
  • Listing by Disorder

Each case includes the following sections:

Case Description

  • Answers to
  • Approach to
  • Clinical Pearls
  • Case Questions and Answers
About the Authors

Lydia A. Conlay, MD, PhD, MBA is Professor of Anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine and works in the operating rooms of the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Houston, Texas). Dr. Conlay received her medical degree at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and her Ph.D. in Neural and Endocrine Regulation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She completed a residency in anesthesiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, where she remained the faculty for almost two decades. Subsequently, she obtained an M.B.A. at the Boston University School of Management and chaired the Departments of Anesthesiology of the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Julia E. Pollock, MD is in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.

Mary Ann Vann, MD is in the Department of Anesthesia and Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

Eugene C. Toy, MD is a dual certified family physician and obstetrician-gynecologist and is Academic Chief and Program Director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.

Sheela Pai, MD is in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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