Clinical Wards Secrets

Clinical Wards Secrets

By Mitesh S. Patel, MD Student, Class of 2009, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI; and Derek K. Juang, MD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI


1 The U.S. Healthcare System, Mitesh S. Patel

2 The Emergency Department, Aditi Saxena

3 The Admissions Process, Mitesh S. Patel

4 Labs and Diagnostic Tests, Eric W. Schneider

5 Medical Documentation and Writing Orders, Javier A. Valle, Mitesh S. Patel, and Joseph D. Maratt

6 Rounds, Javier A. Valle

7 Consults, Derek K. Juang

8 Surgery, Stephen Y. Kang

9 Intensive Care Unit, Derek K. Juang and Mitesh S. Patel

10 The Discharge Process, Mitesh S. Patel

11 Outpatient Medicine, Nitin K. Gupta

12 Procedures, Derek K. Juang

Glossary: Common Abbreviations Used in Medicine

Appendix A History Taking, Derek K. Juang and Mitesh S. Patel

Appendix B Neurological Exam, Derek K. Juang and Mitesh S. Patel

Appendix C Miscellaneous, Derek K. Juang and Mitesh S. Patel