Cases in Clinical Medicine

Pamela Moyers Scott, PA-C, MPAS, DFAAPAMrs. Scott graduated summa cum laude from the Alderson-Broaddus College’s Physician Assistant Program in 1983. She earned her master’s degree from the University of Nebraska in 1999. She is a past-president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Society for the Preservation of Physician History (SPPAHx), and the West Virginia Association of Physician Assistants (WVAPA). She is a past editorial board member and department editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA) and a current editorial board member for ADVANCE for Physician Assistants. 
Her primary area of clinical expertise since graduation has been family medicine in rural West Virginia. She has provided presentations on the physician assistant profession and medical topics at the local, academic, state, national, and international levels. She has authored over 100 clinical and professional articles for physician assistant journals, newspapers, and textbooks. 

Cases in Clinical Medicine brings the study of medicine to life with over 100 patient case studies that simulate actual clinical practice.  Addressing a comprehensive range of medical conditions – from cardiovascular diseases to psychiatric illnesses – this interactive text teaches students how to apply analytical skills and didactic knowledge to real-life scenarios.

Patient vignettes are followed by multiple choice questions in established SOAP (Subjective, Objective, Assessment, and Plan) format through which students explore relevant aspects of patient history, physical examination, and diagnostic studies to determine diagnosis and treatment. The correct response for each step in the case is provided along with evidence-based explanations and epidemiological data. Cases in Clinical Medicine is also an excellent preparatory tool for the Physician Assistant National Certification Examination (PANCE).

Cases in Clinical Medicine is divided into 10 chapters, organized by organ system, and corresponds with the blueprint established for the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) for the Physician Assistant National Certification Examination (PANCE).
 

 

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