Crash Course: Foundation Doctor's Guide to Medicine and Surgery [NOOK Book]

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The world of medical training moves on and, to reflect these changes, a new edition of this Crash Course has been developed. The traditional House Officer year is now a two-year Foundation programme with an expanded syllabus and exposure to many more specialties. Fundamentally, however, the challenges remain the same - working in new environments, collaborating with new colleagues and facing up to new clinical responsibilities. This new edition of the ‘survival guide’ continues to provide the support and advice ...
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Crash Course: Foundation Doctor's Guide to Medicine and Surgery

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Overview

The world of medical training moves on and, to reflect these changes, a new edition of this Crash Course has been developed. The traditional House Officer year is now a two-year Foundation programme with an expanded syllabus and exposure to many more specialties. Fundamentally, however, the challenges remain the same - working in new environments, collaborating with new colleagues and facing up to new clinical responsibilities. This new edition of the ‘survival guide’ continues to provide the support and advice of its predecessor. To reflect the recent changes, there is a new chapter on the Foundation years as well as updated chapters on medical and surgical emergencies to incorporate current guidelines, and an enhanced chapter on ECG interpretation. This book should help you survive the occasional stormy voyage through the Foundation years and enable you to keep things in perspective.
  • Concise coverage of the essentials for on-the-ward reference
  • Symptom-based approach to acute medical and surgical presentations, with differential diagnoses and management
  • Separate sections on spotting and managing medical emergencies and surgical emergencies
  • Step-by-step guide to practical procedures
  • Enhanced chapter on ECG interpretation
  • New chapter on the Foundation Programme
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780723437567
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences UK
  • Publication date: 3/31/2008
  • Series: Crash Course
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

The basics.
Foundation programme.
Practical procedures.
Drug issues.
Medical emergencies.
Surgical emergencies.
Medical presentations.
Surgical presentations.
Interpreting blood results.
ECG interpretation.
Clinical examination.
Appendices.
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