On Call Procedures

2nd Edition

On Call Series

Editors:

  • Gregg Adams
  • Stephen Bresnick
    • Print ISBN 9781416024446

    Key Features

    • 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.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    330
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416024446

    About the editors

    Gregg Adams

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Staff Surgeon, Director of Surgical Education, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA; Clinical Instructor, Department of General Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA

    Stephen Bresnick

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA