The Hands-on Guide for Junior Doctors

The Hands-on Guide for Junior Doctors

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Are you about to start the Foundation Programme? Do you know what to expect and how to thrive? The Hands-on Guide for Junior Doctors, Fourth Edition, is the ultimate, practical guide for junior doctors and medical students. It helps you tackle the emotional, intellectual and physical demands of being a new doctor and allays common insecurities to help you make the most of your time in clinical practice. This book tells you how to prepare for the daily rigours of hospital life, and will help you meet the required standard. It provides advice on getting started in placements, and helps you develop confidence, with tips on what to do as a junior member of the hospital team, and how to deal with common calls and emergencies. There is also an invaluable chapter on how to perform the practical procedures youa€™ll be assessed on. With the Foundation Programme such a demanding process, both physically and emotionally, this book also provides the kind of information you dona€™t get at medical school, for example, how to look after yourself throughout your training. Take the stress out of the Foundation Programme with The Hands-on Guide!Benzodiazepines such as chlordiazepoxide, clomethiazole and lorazepam are all used; chlordiazepoxide is the most commonly used. ... Randomized controlled trials suggest that patients are likely to do better if they are initially detoxified in hospital, as opposed to being managed solely ... You may work with children as a surgical junior doctor, although you are not expected to provide full paediatric care.

Title:The Hands-on Guide for Junior Doctors
Author:Anna Donald, Mike Stein, Ciaran Scott Hill
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-06-13


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