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Clinical Survival Guide for PA Students 9780974179506

Clinical Survival Guide for PA Students

ISBN-10: 0974179507
ISBN-13: 9780974179506
PUBLISHER: Compass Publishing, L.P.
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Product Description: Clinical Survival Guide for PA Students is 408 pages of clinical pearls designed to help PA Students survive their first clinical rotations. This handbook was written by Dr. Broughton, a board certified general surgeon and a physician instructor for four years at the Interservice Physician Assistant Program, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. The guide is truly a "handbook" and guaranteed to fit in your lab jacket pocket since it measures slightly larger than an 8.5 by 11 inch paper folded in quarters (actual size is 4.5 X 6.4 inches). The cover is water resistant and the whole book is true bond- so it will stand up to being pulled in and out of your pocket. There is plenty of room for you to jot down your own notes on the bottom of most pages and on blank pages at the end of each section. There are sixteen sections coded on the edge of the paper for quick identification. The sections are: General Surgery Orthopedic Surgery Obstetrics & Gynecology Pediatrics Neurology Medical Notes ("how to") Pharmacology Medicine Medical Formulas Lab/Fluid Reference values Prompt Facts Radiology Burn/Wound Management Oncology Medical Web sites CBRNE "911" Emergency Protocols Comprehensive Index Prompt Fact is a quick down and dirty of "the most common...", medical buzz words, lab jargon, radiology jargon and medical syndromes. CBRNE stands for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, explosion and contains the biological agents most likely to be used in a terrorist attack. The handbook also contains a comprehensive index to help locate specific topics. The last pages of the book has a "911" section for quick reference for emergency situations.

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PAGES: 408
CATEGORY: Medical, Reference

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