Elsevier Releases Medical Board Reviews Apps

                 Elsevier Releases Medical Board Reviews Apps

  PR Newswire

  PHILADELPHIA, November 29, 2012

PHILADELPHIA, November 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

    Test preparation tools  for iPad  help prepare for certification and
 re-certification exams in Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Sleep Medicine and
                                   Surgery

Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, has released four new Medical Board Reviews
Apps based on content from Elsevier's popular medical board review titles:

  *Braunwald ' s Heart Disease Review and Assessment, 9 ^th  Edition , by
    Dr. Leonard S. Lilly
  *Emergency Medicine Review: Preparing for the Boards , by Richard A.
    Harrigan
  *Rush  University  Medical  Center  Review of Surgery, 5 ^th  Edition
    , by Dr. Jose M. Velasco
  *Sleep Medicine Review: A Problem-Oriented Approach , by Dr. Meir H. Kryger

Accessed via iPad through Apple's App Store, customers can first download the
free Medical Board Review app, which gives a free sample of content from each
app. Customers can then purchase any of the full apps via in-app purchase. 

"Studying for certification and recertification, particularly for medical
board exams, is becoming increasingly mobile, and thus it is vital that we
provide immediate access to this information at the user's fingertips," said
Robert Sheehan, Mobile Product Director at Elsevier. "The Medical Board
Reviews apps provide invaluable information in a format that is practical,
convenient and comprehensive."

Core competencies can be tested to remedy weak areas through definitive
explanations for questions that are not answered correctly. The new
mobile-optimized features include:

  *Interactive Q&A that tracks correct and incorrect answers
  *Mobile optimized navigation
  *Note taking and highlighting
  *Bookmarking

For more information, visit the iTunes store,
http://itunes.apple.com/app/medical-board-reviews/id561681397?mt=8

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services. The company works in partnership with the
global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals,
including The Lancet and Cell , and close to 20,000 book titles, including
major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions
include ScienceDirect , Scopus , Reaxys , ClinicalKey and Mosby's Nursing
Suite , which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals,
and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review , which help research and
health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people
worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC , a world-leading
publisher and information provider, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier
PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL
(London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

Media contact Christopher Capot Director, Corporate Relations Elsevier
+1-212-633-3164 c.capot@elsevier.com
 
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