Hands-on Guide for Junior Doctors / Edition 3

Hands-on Guide for Junior Doctors / Edition 3

by Anna Donald, Mike Stein
     
 

ISBN-10: 140513609X

ISBN-13: 9781405136099

Pub. Date: 03/28/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Part of the Blackwell foundation programme collection

The Hands-on Guide for Junior Doctors is a practical book for junior doctors and medical students making the transition from medical school to life on the wards. It contains new material to reflect the changes in PRHO training and the development of foundation programmes.

This book tells you how to

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Overview

Part of the Blackwell foundation programme collection

The Hands-on Guide for Junior Doctors is a practical book for junior doctors and medical students making the transition from medical school to life on the wards. It contains new material to reflect the changes in PRHO training and the development of foundation programmes.

This book tells you how to prepare for the actual daily rigours of hospital life and is an essential guide for surviving your first year as a junior doctor.

It covers the personal aspects of being a doctor, outlining the realities of ward life including paperwork, self-care and guidance sections on arranging your finances and organising the next job.

It also provides the day-to-day reality of clinical life such as responding to acute emergencies, common ward calls, drug prescribing and carrying out practical procedures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405136099
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Series:
Hands-on Guides Series, #7
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

1. Starting up.

2. Getting organized (the folder).

3. Paperwork.

4. Accident and emergency.

5. Becoming a better doctor.

6. Cardiac arrests and crash calls.

7. Common calls.

8. Death and dying.

9. Drugs.

10. Handle with care.

11. Approach to the medical patient.

12. Pain.

13. Practical procedures.

14. Radiology.

15. Surgery.

16. Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

17. General practice.

18. Self care.

Appendix A: Useful tests, numbers and other information.

Appendix B: Diagrams for explaining procedures to patients

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