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    edited by Thomas M. Ciesielski, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, ... Show More Division of Medical Education, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, Thomas M. De Fer, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Education, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.
    Summary: "Substantially revised since the previous edition, this Internship Survival Guide offers first-year residents practical, real-world medical and professional guidance from senior residents and faculty advisors at the Washington University School of Medicine. Advice is presented in a concise, bulleted format, lending itself to quick comprehension of the material. You'll learn the nuts and bolts of logistical issues and patient and colleague communication, as well as the basics of navigating your clinical rotations. To-the-point, updated explanations of the 10 most common diagnoses and patient complaints you'll encounter; includes key history, what not to miss, and when to call for help. Features a detachable pocket card with step-by-step instructions and full-color illustrations of basic procedures you need to master to pass residency requirements. Now with checklists--also on the pocket card--that serve as handy action items for interns. Includes helpful do's and don'ts on often overlooked workplace issues such as patient admission and discharges and communication with others on the medical team. Medical topics cover patient safety, risk mitigation, fluid management, operation of common devices like EKGs, as well as overviews of key clinical specialties. Enrich Your eBook Reading Experience with Enhanced Video, Audio and Interactive Capabilities! Read directly on your preferred device(s), such as computer, tablet, or smartphone. Customize for your language, including right-to-left reading, vertical writing, and enhanced annotation in over 30 languages. Easily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speech. Adapt for unique reading needs, supporting learning disabilities, visual/auditory impairments, second-language or literacy challenges, and more"-- Provided by publisher. "This manual is written assuming knowledge of pathophysiology and data interpretation. The target audience is primarily those beginning their internship, but this guide may be useful for medical students, residents, and anyone else on the front lines of patient care"-- Provided by publisher.

    Contents:
    Introduction and objectives
    Keys to survival
    ACLS algorithms
    Useful Formulae
    Patient and staff relations
    Patient safety and risk management
    Admissions
    Daily assessments
    Discharges
    Cross-coverage
    Other notes of importance
    Top 10 workups
    Pain control
    Fluids and electrolytes
    Acid-base disorders
    ECG and arrhythmias
    Radiology
    Anticoagulation management
    Approach to consultation
    Preoperative cardiovascular risk assessment
    Dermatology
    Neurology
    Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Ophthalmology
    Orthopedic Surgery
    Otolaryngology
    Psychiatry
    General Surgery
    Critical Care
    Guide to Procedures
    Final Thoughts
    Digital Access
    Provider
    Version
    LWW Health Library (PA Rotations)
    R2Library
    2019 Limited to 1 simultaneous user