The Washington Manual Internship Survival Guide
Thomas M. DeFer, Bryan A. Faller, Hemal Gada, Sam J. Lubner
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 223 pages
This small pocket book contains all the essentials that every resident needs to know from day one on the wards. It presents practical, must-have information from the front lines of the wards in an easy-to-use quick reference format.
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