All the help you need to survive the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship! This handy, pocket-sized guide equips you with the core knowledge to manage your patients, excel on your rotation, and prepare for your exams.
This practical, pocket-sized reference provides guidance on the core clinical information essential for rotating through a pediatric 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.
Contents: Diseases of the cardiovascular system -- Diseases of the pulmonary system -- Obstructive lung diseases -- Diseases of the gastrointestinal system -- Endocrine and metabolic diseases -- Diseases of the central and peripheral nervous systems -- Connective tissue and joint diseases -- Diseases of the renal and genitourinary system -- Fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base disorders -- Hematologic diseases and neoplasms -- Infectious diseases -- Diseases of the skin and hypersensitivity disorders -- Ambulatory medicine.
The book begins as a how-to guide with clerkship-specific templates, along with sample notes and guides, for every aspect of clerkships. The book reviews proven strategies for success in patient care, write-ups, rounds, and other vital areas. Grades in required rotations are the most important academic criteria used to select residents, and this critical year can determine career choices.