Provides easy-to-reference, specialty-specific guidance on how to manage problems that arise while on call without direct supervision.
Catalogs the calls you are most likely to receive and provides you with the questions you should ask to assess the urgency of each situation.
Details the ideal approach to diagnose and manage patients, communicate with colleagues and families, and avoid common mistakes for every call.
Reviews the temporary orders appropriate for each call, as well as the general protocol, and the major threats to life you must consider before arriving at bedside.
Indexes problems by disease as well as by symptoms to expedite your access to the answers you need.
Includes a comprehensive collection of differential diagnoses and a detailed formulary of commonly used medications—a quick, alphabetically arranged reference for indications, drug dosages, routes of administration, side effects, contraindications, and modes of action.