Internal Medicine Clerkship Guide / Edition 2

Internal Medicine Clerkship Guide / Edition 2

by Douglas S. Paauw, Mary B. Migeon, Lisanne R. Burkholder
     
 

This practical, pocket-sized reference provides guidance on the core clinical information essential for rotating through an internal medical clerkship. Divided into three sections, the text outlines the practical skills and procedures needed on rotation, organizes clinical discussions by presentations (symptom, sign, or abnormal lab value), and presents discussions

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This practical, pocket-sized reference provides guidance on the core clinical information essential for rotating through an internal medical clerkship. Divided into three sections, the text outlines the practical skills and procedures needed on rotation, organizes clinical discussions by presentations (symptom, sign, or abnormal lab value), and presents discussions of problems organized by specific diagnosis.

• Covers the common problems and disorders a student is likely to encounter.
• Organizes material according to the types of questions students will be asked on rounds.
• Uses special boxes throughout text to present Key Points to remember.
• Lists learning objectives at start of each chapter.
• Includes "Practice Cases" to depict actual demonstrations of clinical problems.
• Tests the readers' mastery of the material and prepares them for clinical exams with a multiple choice exam at end of book.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323017084
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/19/2002
Series:
Clerkship Guides Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.02(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Secrets to Being a Successful Medical Student
2. Day-To-Day Inpatient Skills
3. Day-Today Outpatient Skills
4. Communicating with Patients
5. Ethics in Medicine
6. Practical Skills for the Medical Student
7. Abdominal Pain
8. Anemia
9. Chest Pain
10. Cough
11. Diarrhea
12. Dizziness and Syncope
13. Dyspepsia
14. Dyspnea
15. Fatigue
16. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
17. Headache
18. Healthy Patients
19. Joint and Muscular Pain
20. Low Back Pain
21. Lower Extremity Pain, Swelling, and Ulcers
22. Lymphadenopathy
23. Sleep Disorders
24. Cardiology
25. Dermatology
26. Endocrinology
27. Gastroenterology
28. Geriatrics
29. Hematology and Oncology
30. Infectious Disease
31. Nephrology
32. Neurology
33. Psychiatry
34. Pulmonary
35. Rheumatology
36. Substance Abuse
37. Women's Health

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