Clinical Wards Secrets - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323057509, 9780323096560

Clinical Wards Secrets

1st Edition

Authors: Mitesh Patel Derek Juang
eBook ISBN: 9780323096560
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 17th December 2008
Page Count: 184

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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


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.

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.


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About the Authors

Mitesh Patel Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Derek Juang Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI