Case Files Critical Care | Critical Care Nursing

42 high-yield cases with board-style questions

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Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files: Critical Care provides 42 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in critical care. Ideal for med students, critical care nursing, ICU nursing.

Master key concepts with clinical pearls

This free application includes 1 sample case study from the 42 that are available through an in-app purchase of $29.99 of Case Files: Critical Care.

 Learn from 42 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions

Perfect for residents, medical students, PAs, and NPs working in the ICU

Polish your approach to clinical problem-solving and to patient care

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


“I have a few of the Case Files apps and I really love them. They are set out so well and are great for revising and helping with the application of theory to clinical settings, which is sometimes a struggle.

Melissa W.

“Very useful. This is a nice and easy application for learning [clinical] cases. It makes it a wonderful experience.”

Anne Sofie-Vibaek Kirchgässner

App Features:
  • Highlight key concepts
  • Study/Exam/Bookmark modes are available for board-style review questions (for USMLE, NCLEX).
  • 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: How to Approach Clinical Problems

  • Part 1. Approach to the Patient
  • Part 2. Approach to Clinical Problem Solving
  • Part 3. Approach to Reading

Section II: Clinical Cases

  • 40 Case Scenarios

Section III: Listing of Cases

  • Listing by Case Number
  • Listing by Case Topic (Alphabetical)
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.

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