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The original "Scut Monkey Handbook" is the market-leading survival guide for the wards and in the clinic! - 4 Star Doody's Review. 'This pocket reference is packed with information that is important for medical students and interns on a day-to-day basis. It is rich with practical information that might otherwise be located in different manuals...Medical students and other healthcare providers beginning their clinical rotations are the intended audience. The fundamental information is important for all clinicians to master, thus the book serves housestaff quite well also...This book continues to be a favorite among medical students and housestaff for good reason' - Doody's Review Service. 'This book continues to be a favorite among medical students and housestaff for good reason' - Doody's Review Service. This portable, pocket-sized 'manual of manuals' provides essential patient care information for medical students. You will find totally up-to-date coverage of current treatment protocols and step-by-step information on the history and physical examination, differential diagnosis, key lab and diagnostic tests, and much more. Its revised format and design delivers bulleted, concise information as well as numerous flow charts and tables. It is thoroughly updated and revised with particular attention to topics like clinical microbiology, critical care, emergencies, and commonly used medications.
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Table of Contents

1. History and Physical Examination 2. Chartwork 3. Differential Diagnosis: Symptoms, Signs, and Conditions 4. Laboratory Diagnosis: Chemistry, Immunology, Serology 5. Laboratory Diagnosis: Clinical Hematology 6. Laboratory Diagnosis: Urine Studies 7. Clinical Microbiology 8. Blood Gases and Acid-Base Disorders 9. Fluids and Electrolytes 10. Blood Component Therapy 11. Nutritional Assessment, Therapeutic Diets, and Infant Feeding 12. Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition 13. Bedside Procedures 14. Pain Management 15. Imaging Studies 16. Introduction to the Operating Room 17. Suturing Techniques and Wound Care 18. Respiratory Care 19. Basic ECG Reading 20. Critical Care 21. Common Medical Emergencies 22. Commonly Used Medications

About the Author

Leonard Gomella, MD, FACS is Chairman of the Dept. of Urology, Jefferson Medical College. Steven Haist, MD, MS is Professor of Medicine, University of Kentucky Medical Center.

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"This pocket reference is packed with information that is important for medical students and interns on a day-to-day basis. It is rich with practical information that might otherwise be located in different manuals. 4 Stars!"--Doody's Review Service 1995 Australian Yachtsman of the Year 20081120

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