Washington Manual Outpatient Medicine Survival Guide

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Grace A. Lin, Jill E. Elwing, Gregory Sayuk
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003 - Medical - 356 pages

Written by Washington University house staff and faculty, this pocket-sized survival guide provides all the essential information that every intern needs from Day 1 in the outpatient clinic. The book covers the most common diseases and situations encountered in an outpatient setting and includes sections on key history and physical examination findings, and red flags to look for. Content includes algorithms, common calls and complaints, key points on most common problems, essentials of "what not to miss" and "when to refer/call for help," and "what to tell the patient."

The Washington ManualŪ Outpatient Medicine Survival Guide is also available electronically for handheld computers. See PDA listing for details.

The Washington ManualŪ is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

 

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Contents

Telephone Triage
11
Useful Formulae
24
Cardiology
46
Dermatology
79
Endocrinology
93
Ear Nose and Throat Diseases
114
Geriatrics
129
Hematology
159
Mens Health
187
Ophthalmology
205
Psychiatry
235
Renal Diseases
268
Womens Health
282
Miscellaneous Subjects
301
Procedures
328
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About the author (2003)

Grace Lin won the Newbery Honor award for her novel "Where the Mountain Meets the Moon".

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