Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review, 3rd Edition

ISBN: 9781620700396
ISBN-10: 1620700395
Copyright: 2015
Edition: 3rd
Editor: Cuccurullo, Sara J.
Doody's Expert Review    Score: 89
Reviewer: Alan Anschel,  MD  (Shirley Ryan AbilityLab)
This board review book for physical medicine and rehabilitation, updated from the 2009 edition, contains valuable up-to-date relevant information for any physiatrist studying for boards.
It is designed to be studied in a reasonable time and contains the latest relevant information needed for physiatrists seeking to pass the boards for the first time or working towards their recertification.
It is intended for residents, practitioners in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and attending physicians looking to take the boards.
The book covers all the essential topics that are needed to pass the written board examination for physical medicine and rehabilitation. It covers traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury medicine, musculoskeletal medicine, prosthetics and orthotics, pediatrics, electrodiagnostic medicine, among others.
This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination.
Review Questionnaire
Range Question Score
1-10 Are the author's objectives met? 10
1-10 Rate the worthiness of those objectives. 10
1-5 Is this written at an appropriate level? 5
1-5 Is there significant duplication? (1=significant, 5=insignificant) 5
1-5 Are there significant omissions? (1=significant, 5=insignificant) 5
1-5 Rate the authority of the authors. 5
1-5 Are there sufficient illustrations? 5
1-5 Rate the pedagogic value of the illustrations. 3
1-5 Rate the print quality of the illustrations. 5
1-5 Are there sufficient references? 1
1-5 Rate the currency of the references. 5
1-5 Rate the pertinence of the references. 5
1-5 Rate the helpfulness of the index. 4
1-5 If important in this specialty, rate the physical appearance of the book 3
1-10 Is this a worthwhile contribution to the field? 10
1-10 If this is a 2nd or later edition, is this new edition needed? 8