Key Features

Provides a concise and high quality account of the relevant information for those working in Foundation training
Includes practical step-by-step guidance on a range of core clinical procedures
Provides valuable information on the non-clinical aspects of a clinical career
Written by an author team with extensive practical experience of teaching trainee hospital doctors.

Table of Contents

Section 1 Basic principles of patient care
• Initial assessment and emergency management
• Use of equipment and procedures
• Interpreting tests
• Drugs and prescribing

Section 2 Symptoms and related acute presentations
• Cardiac and chest
• Abdominal
• Endocrine, electrolyte and renal
• Neurological and psychiatric
• Sepsis, shock and trauma

Section 3 Specialties and cancers
• Specialty acute presentations
• Cancers and palliative care

Section 4 Everyday life as a junior doctor
• On the ward
• Legal and ethical practice
• Looking after yourself
• Developing a career
• Working as part of the system of care
• Working in the UK


Churchill Livingstone
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