Helpful Resources during
Clerkship
Andrew Geisheimer, Class of 2014
ageisheimer@qmed.ca
and Eve Purdy, Class of 2015
Outline
• Apps
• Websites/Online Resources
• Books
• NBME Prep
• Podcasts
• Discipline-Specific
– Books
– NBME Prep
– Podc...
Disclaimer
• Results may vary
• FOAMed
Top 5 Apps
• UpToDate (Free App, Subscription $$$)
• Epocrates (Free)
• MedCalc ($2) or Mediquation ($5)
• MD on Call ($5)...
Apps – Honorable Mentions
• Medscape (Free)
• PEPID (Free)
• Pedi STAT ($3)
• LabTests ($3)
• MedRef ($1)
• Gas Guide (Fre...
Helpful Websites
• UpToDate ($$$)
• BMJ Best Practice (Free through Bracken)
• Cochrane Library (Free through Bracken)
• T...
Helpful Books - Antibiotics
• Anti-infective
Guidelines for
Community-acquired
Infections ($25)
• Sanford Guide ($21, or
$...
Helpful Books
• Pocket Medicine ($60-70)
• Approach to Internal Medicine ($45-50)
• JAMA Rational Clinical Exam ($65-70)
•...
Pocket Medicine
Pocket Medicine
Approach to Internal Medicine
Approach to Internal Medicine
JAMA Rational Clinical Exam
JAMA Rational Clinical Exam
The Patient History: An Evidence-
Based Approach
• No good images
available
• Great book for
Emergency Med or
Family Med
Rapid Interpretation of ECGs
• No images available
• It’s great and worth
getting
NBME Prep
• Case Files ($30-35)
• Pre-Test ($30-35)
• Blueprints ($45-50)
• (Lange)
• (Kaplan)
• Surgery – Pestana’s Notes...
Podcasts
• Surgery101 (10-20 min)
• ICU Rounds (15-35 min)
• EM Basic (20 min)  EMCrit if you’re keen (15-35
min)
• The S...
Discipline-Specific Resources
• Read around cases!
• Ask questions!
• Propose plans!
Internal Medicine
• Pocket Medicine
• Sanford Guide
• Rapid Interpretation of ECGs (Orange Dubin
Book)
• Case Files
• Pret...
Surgery
• Case Files
• Pretest
• Pestana’s Notes
• Surgery 101 Podcast
• Reading Internal Medicine Books
Psychiatry
• Case Files
• Pretest
• UpToDate
• Reading around Neuroleptic Malignant
Syndrome and Serotonin Syndrome
• Read...
Peri-Op
• Case Files
– Anesthesia and Emergency Med
• Anesthesia
– Queen’s Anesthesia Handbook
– UMan Anesthesia Handbook
Family Medicine
• The Patient History: An Evidence-Based
Approach
• Anti-infective Guidelines for Community-
acquired Infe...
Pediatrics
• Case Files
• Pretest
• Blueprints
• Online CLIPP Cases
• UpToDate
• Pediatrics at a Glance
EM
• EM Basic
• Life in the Fast Lane
• BoringEm (Free)
• Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (Free)
• Skeptics Guide to E...
Obstetrics and Gynecology
• TBD – Spring 2014
• Case Files/Pretest/Blueprints
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Suggested Clerkship Point of Care Resources

  1. 1. Helpful Resources during Clerkship Andrew Geisheimer, Class of 2014 ageisheimer@qmed.ca and Eve Purdy, Class of 2015
  2. 2. Outline • Apps • Websites/Online Resources • Books • NBME Prep • Podcasts • Discipline-Specific – Books – NBME Prep – Podcasts
  3. 3. Disclaimer • Results may vary • FOAMed
  4. 4. Top 5 Apps • UpToDate (Free App, Subscription $$$) • Epocrates (Free) • MedCalc ($2) or Mediquation ($5) • MD on Call ($5) • iPhone Calculator (Free)
  5. 5. Apps – Honorable Mentions • Medscape (Free) • PEPID (Free) • Pedi STAT ($3) • LabTests ($3) • MedRef ($1) • Gas Guide (Free) • Nerve Whiz (Free) • Surgery 101 ($3) • Prognosis (Free)
  6. 6. Helpful Websites • UpToDate ($$$) • BMJ Best Practice (Free through Bracken) • Cochrane Library (Free through Bracken) • TheNNT (Free) • Life in the Fastlane (Free) • GMEP (Free) • GoogleFoam (Free) • Guidelines for Me (Free)
  7. 7. Helpful Books - Antibiotics • Anti-infective Guidelines for Community-acquired Infections ($25) • Sanford Guide ($21, or $20/yr for App) • Bugs and Drugs ($22, or $30 for iPad) • Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple ($35-40)
  8. 8. Helpful Books • Pocket Medicine ($60-70) • Approach to Internal Medicine ($45-50) • JAMA Rational Clinical Exam ($65-70) • Evidence-Based Clinical Diagnosis ($70-75) • The Patient History: An Evidence Based Approach ($45-50) • Rapid Interpretation of ECGs ($45)
  9. 9. Pocket Medicine
  10. 10. Pocket Medicine
  11. 11. Approach to Internal Medicine
  12. 12. Approach to Internal Medicine
  13. 13. JAMA Rational Clinical Exam
  14. 14. JAMA Rational Clinical Exam
  15. 15. The Patient History: An Evidence- Based Approach • No good images available • Great book for Emergency Med or Family Med
  16. 16. Rapid Interpretation of ECGs • No images available • It’s great and worth getting
  17. 17. NBME Prep • Case Files ($30-35) • Pre-Test ($30-35) • Blueprints ($45-50) • (Lange) • (Kaplan) • Surgery – Pestana’s Notes (Free)
  18. 18. Podcasts • Surgery101 (10-20 min) • ICU Rounds (15-35 min) • EM Basic (20 min)  EMCrit if you’re keen (15-35 min) • The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine • OBGYN-101 Gray Haired Notes (10-20 min) • Pedscases.com (10-20 min) • Beyond Anesthesia Board Review (7-15 min) • The Intensive Care Podcast (10 min-1 hr) • The Bugle (For levity!)
  19. 19. Discipline-Specific Resources • Read around cases! • Ask questions! • Propose plans!
  20. 20. Internal Medicine • Pocket Medicine • Sanford Guide • Rapid Interpretation of ECGs (Orange Dubin Book) • Case Files • Pretest • Rounds • ECGPedia (free)
  21. 21. Surgery • Case Files • Pretest • Pestana’s Notes • Surgery 101 Podcast • Reading Internal Medicine Books
  22. 22. Psychiatry • Case Files • Pretest • UpToDate • Reading around Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome and Serotonin Syndrome • Reading around Pharmacology • Note: Don’t memorize the DSM!
  23. 23. Peri-Op • Case Files – Anesthesia and Emergency Med • Anesthesia – Queen’s Anesthesia Handbook – UMan Anesthesia Handbook
  24. 24. Family Medicine • The Patient History: An Evidence-Based Approach • Anti-infective Guidelines for Community- acquired Infections (Orange ABx book) • Cochrane Reviews • UpToDate • RxFiles ($80)
  25. 25. Pediatrics • Case Files • Pretest • Blueprints • Online CLIPP Cases • UpToDate • Pediatrics at a Glance
  26. 26. EM • EM Basic • Life in the Fast Lane • BoringEm (Free) • Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (Free) • Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine (Free) • FlippedEM Classroom (Free)
  27. 27. Obstetrics and Gynecology • TBD – Spring 2014 • Case Files/Pretest/Blueprints

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