Comparison of Knowledge of Perioperative Care in Primary Care Residents Versus Anesthesiology Residents (Clinical Report)

Comparison of Knowledge of Perioperative Care in Primary Care Residents Versus Anesthesiology Residents (Clinical Report)

Primary care physicians (internal medicine and family practice) are often asked to evaluate patients before surgery and prepare them for the procedure. The goal of our study was to examine primary care and anesthesiology resident physicians’ knowledge of preoperative evaluation and preparation as well as perioperative changes during anesthesia and surgery. To this end, a […]

Medical Education's Dirtiest Secret (Use of Medical Residents)

Medical Education’s Dirtiest Secret (Use of Medical Residents)

Nearly one hundred thousand patient deaths per year are attributed to provider error, according to a November 1999 report by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Overwork and exhaustion are sources of such errors. And among all doctors, the most overworked are medical residents–medical school graduates employed by teaching hospitals ostensibly to receive […]

Time and Life Management for Medical Students and Residents

Time and Life Management for Medical Students and Residents

As grueling as medical studies and training are, with appropriate discipline and time management it is possible to stay afloat, maintain one’s sanity, achieve one’s goals, and still enjoy a fulfilling life. It is the purpose of this book to stimulate thought processes that nurture a healthy attitude toward organizing one’s time and life so […]

A Centralized Practice-Based Learning and Improvement Curriculum for Residents and Fellows: A Collaboration of Health Sciences Librarians and Graduate Medical Education Administration (Brief COMMUNICATIONS)

A Centralized Practice-Based Learning and Improvement Curriculum for Residents and Fellows: A Collaboration of Health Sciences Librarians and Graduate Medical Education Administration (Brief COMMUNICATIONS)

INTRODUCTION Health sciences librarians have been involved in the education of medical residents and fellows for many years, traditionally providing orientation to library resources or refreshers on MEDLINE searching [1-4]. With the increased focus on evidence-based medicine (EBM) in residency education, health sciences librarians have found a natural partnership in teaching EBM search skills in […]

Orthopaedics and Trauma for Medical Students and Junior Residents

Orthopaedics and Trauma for Medical Students and Junior Residents

I decided to write this book because I am aware that the curriculum of most universities hardly provides for meaningful teaching or learning of orthopaedics at the undergraduate level. It is directed at Medical Students and Junior Surgical and Orthopaedic Residents, who may not have had the opportunity to learn a lot of orthopaedics during […]

A Practical Manual to Labor and Delivery for Medical Students and Residents

A Practical Manual to Labor and Delivery for Medical Students and Residents

This book is meant to bridge the gap between small handbooks that do not contain enough material to understand why you are doing certain things and large textbooks that lack the practical information you need for how to do specific procedures, write notes, orders, and dictations. After reading it, you will be prepared to care […]