The Junior Doctor Survival Guide

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Written by residents, for interns and residents, the Junior Doctor Survival Guide is a thorough, focused summary of everything you need to know to get through your internship and residency (relatively) intact.

It provides advice on seeking help from your senior clinicians, ensuring ethical practice and decision making, conducting an efficient ward round and carrying out emergency assessments and includes a concise overview of the salient features of specialist medical and surgical care in both in- and outpatient settings.

Covering both clinical and professional contexts, this guide will support you to build your confidence in applying the principles you learned in medical school to the real world.

Section I: General information
. Chapter 1: Welcome to medical practice
. Chapter 2: The junior doctor
. Chapter 3: Careers
. Chapter 4: Professionalism
. Chapter 5: Communication
. Chapter 6: Teaching and education
. Chapter 7: Representation of Junior Doctors
. Chapter 8: Finances

Section II: Initial Assessments
. Chapter 9: The emergency department
. Chapter 10: Critical care assessments
. Chapter 11:Initial assessment of patients: history and examination
. Chapter 12: Investigations: serology
. Chapter 13:Investigations: other pathology
. Chapter 14:Investigations: imaging
. Chapter 15: Making referrals
. Chapter 16: Admissions
. Chapter 17: Clinical procedures
. Chapter 18: The patient with mental illness
. Chapter 19: Forensic medicine
. Chapter 20: Notifiable diseases

Section III: The Ward
. Chapter 21: The inpatient ward
. Chapter 22: Ward rounds
. Chapter 23: Inpatient prescribing
. Chapter 24: Managing fluids and infusions
. Chapter 26: The dying patient
. Chapter 27: The deceased patient
. Chapter 28: The preoperative patient
.Chapter 29: The operating theatre
.Chapter 30: The postoperative patient
.Chapter 31: Inpatient discharges
.Chapter 32: Allied health and clinical support staff
.Chapter 33: Unit meetings

Section IV: Medical and surgical specialties
. Chapter 34: General medicine
. Chapter 35: Cardiology
. Chapter 36: Respiratory medicine
. Chapter 37: Gastroenterology
. Chapter 38: Renal medicine
. Chapter 39: Endocrinology
. Chapter 40: Neurology
. Chapter 41: Infectious Diseases
. Chapter 42: Medical oncology
. Chapter 43: Haematology
. Chapter 44: Rheumatology
. Chapter 45: General Surgery
. Chapter 46: Orthopaedic Surgery
. Chapter 47: Vascular Surgery
. Chapter 48: Cardiothoracic Surgery
. Chapter 49: Ear, nose and throat (ENT) and head and neck surgery
. Chapter 50: Neurosurgery
. Chapter 51: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
. Chapter 52: Urology

Section V: Outpatient
. Chapter 53: Pre-admission clinic
. Chapter 54: Informed Consent
. Chapter 55: Medical outpatient clinics
. Chapter 56: Cardiology outpatients
. Chapter 57: Respiratory outpatients
. Chapter 58: Gastroenterology outpatients
. Chapter 59: Renal outpatients
. Chapter 60: Endocrine outpatients
. Chapter 61:Neurology outpatients
. Chapter 62: Medical oncology outpatients
. Chapter 63: Haematology outpatients
. Chapter 64: Rheumatology outpatients
. Chapter 65: Surgical clinics
. Chapter 66: General Surgery outpatients
. Chapter 67: Orthopaedic outpatients
. Chapter 68: Vascular outpatients
. Chapter 69:Cardiothoracic outpatients
. Chapter 70: Ear, nose and throat and head and neck outpatients
. Chapter 71: Neurosurgery outpatients
. Chapter 72: Plastic and reconstructive surgery outpatients
. Chapter 73: Urology outpatients

Section VI: Appendices
. Appendix I: Common Medications
. Appendix II: Normal Lab values
. Appendix III: Microbiology
. Appendix IV: Antibiotics