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Clinician's pocket reference

Author: Leonard G Gomella; Steven A Haist; University of Kentucky. College of Medicine.
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 2007.
Series: AccessMedicine.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
This portable manual provides essential patient care information in an easy-to-use format. It thoroughly covers the essential procedures and techniques associated with clinical areas such as the history and physical examination, laboratory diagnosis, blood component therapy, diets and clinical nutrition, introduction to the operating room, suturing techniques and wound care, and commnoly used medications.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
Internet resources
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Clinician's pocket reference
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard G Gomella; Steven A Haist; University of Kentucky. College of Medicine.
ISBN: 0071454284 9780071454285
OCLC Number: 85841308
Notes: Previously published as "So you want to be a scut monkey: medical student's and house officer's clinical handbook."
The University of Kentucky's medical school's manual is also known as the Scut monkey book.
Digitized and made available by McGraw Hill.
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 722 pages : illustrations)
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: History and physical examination --
Chartwork --
Differential diagnosis: symptoms, signs, and conditions --
Laboratory diagnosis: chemistry, immunology, serology --
Laboratory diagnosis: clinical hematology --
Laboratory diagnosis: urine studies --
Clinical microbiology --
Blood gases and acid-base disorders --
Fluids and electrolytes --
Blood component therapy --
Nutritional assessment, therapeutic diets, and infant feeding --
Enteral and parenteral nutrition --
Bedside procedures --
Pain management --
Imaging studies --
Introduction to the operating room --
Suturing techniques and wound care --
Respiratory care --
Basic ECG reading --
Critical care --
Common medical emergencies --
Commonly used medications.
Series Title: AccessMedicine.
Other Titles: So you want to be a scut monkey (Online)
Clinician's pocket reference (Online)
Scut monkey book (Online)
Scut monkey manual (Online)
Responsibility: by Leonard G. Gomella, Steven A. Haist.


Presents useful patient care information for medical students. This book offers treatment protocols and step-by-step information on the history and physical examination, differential diagnosis, and  Read more...


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