Lange Instant Access: The Wards / Edition 1

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Overview

A Unique Compilation of Essential Facts and Bottom-Line Clinical Information That Every Clerk and Resident Must Know

The perfect companion to core text books and clinical manuals used during the clerkship and Internal Medicine residency, Wards provides quick access to essential facts and figures for all major diseases in clear, easy-access tables. Unlike most books which offer clinical advice, Wards covers essentials such as Commonly Used Symbols and Abbreviations, Conversions and Equations, Formulas, Therapeutic Guidelines, and more.

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Editorial Reviews

From The Critics
Reviewer: Sally Ling, M.D.;FACP(University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine)
Description: This is a handbook of facts and information that is often sought by medical students and physicians in training. The use of a table format throughout the book is novel.
Purpose: It is intended to provide quick access to information used for diagnosis and treatment of common medical conditions.
Audience: Third and fourth year medical students and interns are the intended audience. Almost all the contributors are either faculty or housestaff at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Features: Topics ranging from primary care to subspecialties are included. The strength of the book is its inclusion of many facts. However, the format can get distracting, and there are occasional typographical errors.
Assessment: Some students will find the table format of this book useful and clear and, as such, a helpful tool on the wards or in the clinic.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071471657
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/5/2006
  • Series: LANGE Instant Access Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 4.50 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Meet the Author

Anil Patel, MD (Pittsburgh, PA) is a resident in the Family Medicine Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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Table of Contents

Medicine Specialties 1. Allergy & Immunology2. Cardiology3. Critical Care4. Endocrinology5. Gastroenterology6. Hematology / Oncology7. Infectious Disease8. Nephrology & Electrolytes9. Neurology10. Psychiatry11. Pulmonary Disease12. Rheumatology13. ToxicologyOther Specialties 14. Neonatology15. OB / GYN16. Pediatrics17. SurgeryEssentials18. ACLS19. Common Calls20. Writing Notes21. Normal Lab Values & Fluids22. Troubleshooting23. Common Abbreviations24. Near Vision Testing

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2006

    Excellent

    Excellent book, organized in chart form which makes it readily accessible. A great resource to have on hand in the hospital.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2006

    Excellent source everyday essential facts

    This is a great book for Intern and medical students, it has everything you need for medical wards

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