First Aid for the Wards: Insider Advice for the Clinical Years

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Appleton & Lange, 1998 - Clinical medicine - 302 pages
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From the authors who brought you First Aid for the USMLE, this new book in the First Aid Series is designed to help medical students make the transition form the basic science portion of their studies to the hospital wards.

The first book on the market written by medical students for medical students, this unique tool provides an orientation to the hospital environment, its staff, and individual clinical rotations. Student-proven advice on planning the work day, interacting with ward team members, organizing patient information, and surviving call is all included. Student recommendations for all major clinical texts are also provided.

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Preface xiii
The Admission 8
Difficult Situations 31

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Tao Le, MD, MHS, is Editor-in-Chief of the USMLE First Aid series. He earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco in 1996 and completed his residency training in internal medicine at Yale University and his allergy and immunology fellowship training at Johns Hopkins University. At Yale, he was a regular guest lecturer on USMLE review and an advisor to the Yale School of Medicine curriculum committee.

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Tao Le, MD is the series editor for the First Aid series. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Section of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of Louisville, KY

Vikas Bhushan, MD is a practicing diagnostic radiologist in Los Angeles, CA

Christina Shenvi, PhD, MD, is a Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC

Amin has extensive experience in the field of medical education. Dr. Amin earned his BS in biology at the University of Illinois in 1992. He then went to get his MD with Research Distinction from the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1996 and completed three years of residency training in orthopedic surgery at Orlando Regional Medical Center.

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