Clinical Wards Secrets

By

  • Mitesh Patel, MD Student, Class of 2009, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Derek Juang, MD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

Finally, a book that answers the questions you have as you begin your clinical rotations. In the popular format of the Secrets Series, this book will help ease the transition from the classroom to the clinical wards. The popular Q&A format is an easy-to-use, didactic approach and covers all of the important procedures and processes you will need to know in the hospital, in the clinic, and on the ward. Throughout you will find valuable tips and “secrets” written by students and residents. This student-to-student approach ensures you are getting the most current and accurate information.
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Audience

3rd and/or 4th year medical students who are entering their clerkships

 

Book information

  • Published: December 2008
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-05750-9


Table of Contents

1 The U.S. Healthcare System, Mitesh S. Patel

2 The Emergency Department, Aditi Saxena

3 The Admissions Process, Mitesh S. Patel

4 Labs and Diagnostic Tests, Eric W. Schneider

5 Medical Documentation and Writing Orders, Javier A. Valle, Mitesh S. Patel, and Joseph D. Maratt

6 Rounds, Javier A. Valle

7 Consults, Derek K. Juang

8 Surgery, Stephen Y. Kang

9 Intensive Care Unit, Derek K. Juang and Mitesh S. Patel

10 The Discharge Process, Mitesh S. Patel

11 Outpatient Medicine, Nitin K. Gupta

12 Procedures, Derek K. Juang

Glossary: Common Abbreviations Used in Medicine

Appendix A History Taking, Derek K. Juang and Mitesh S. Patel

Appendix B Neurological Exam, Derek K. Juang and Mitesh S. Patel

Appendix C Miscellaneous, Derek K. Juang and Mitesh S. Patel