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- May 27th, 2010, 04:48 PM #1
Clinical Rotations and books
Are there any good books to carry around when doing my rotations at the hospital?
I find the oxford handbooks too vague at times.May 28th, 2010, 12:48 AM #2
You're right that they are a bit vague, however it's better to know something about a disease than nothing at all. If you get quizzed by your attending physician on a patient's disorder, you'll be in the clear if you know enough basic information. Teaching you the advanced aspects and clinical care will be his/her job. Oxford will at least get you to that stage.
If you still want something more that you can brush up on with full detail though, you should take a look at PDA's/Pocket PC's, etc. You can get full text books or great programs that work pretty fast.
Another extremely helpful thing to have is one of these:
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