Physician Assistant

Ruth Ballweg, Edward Sullivan, Darwin Brown, Daniel Vetrosky

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Heres the only book dedicated to giving you the complete information that you need to become an effective Physician Assistant and maintain those high standards in practice. This up-to-date edition covers all aspects of the physician assistant profession, the PA curriculum, and the PA's role in practice, all in an easy-to-use textbook format that features convenient tables and clear illustrations, as well as case studies and clinical application questions. Youll find this book invaluable throughout your course of study, when entering the job market, and as an excellent reference in clinical practice. And, with this Expert Consult title, youll be able to search the entire contents of the book, online, from anywhere. Covers all the core competencies that you need to master for year one or for recertification, so you can excel. Gives you the information you need on all of the rotations and practice areas that are open to you to help you make the right decisions. Offers practical Pros and Cons box for each rotation and area of practice to aid in day-to-day decision making. Utilizes a fresh new two color format for better visual guidance. Focuses on clinical information with case studies included at the end of each chapter. Includes a new chapter on evidence-based medicine to prepare you for daily practice. Provides Expert Consult access so you can search the entire contents of the book, online. Includes a new chapter on Physician Assistants in international medicine to keep you on the cutting edge. Your purchase entitles you to access the website until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the website be discontinued.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherElsevier Inc.
ISBN (Print)9781416044857
StatePublished - 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine
  • General Dentistry


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