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
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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