Key Features

  • Uses bulleted lists, tables, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference.
  • Provides tips and “secrets” from top-performing students and residents, ensuring relevance and practicality.
  • Covers all of the information you will need to stay completely current and transition smoothly to the clinical setting.
  • Includes a list of the “Top 100 Secrets” to keep in mind during a rotation or residency.
  • Features a compact, trim size (5 1/4" x 8 1/2") for enhanced portability.
  • Makes information easier to find with a two-color page layout and “Key Points” boxes.
  • Contains a glossary of common medical abbreviations and 3 new appendices; history taking, neurological exam, and miscellaneous, for even more complete coverage.

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

Details

No. of pages:
184
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323057509
Electronic ISBN:
9780323096560

About the editors

Mitesh Patel

Affiliations and Expertise

MD Student, Class of 2009, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

Derek Juang

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI