The Reference Stack.
As I begin packing my belongings for my move for the third year clerkship, I have to decide what resources to take with me. At the moment, these are most of the hard copy books I have available to me. In order from left to right:
- SOAP for Family Medicine. Maldonado and Zuniga
- SOAP for Emergency Medicine. Bond and Uzelac
- SOAP for Internal Medicine. Uzelac, Moon, and Badillo
- Essentials of Clinical Examination Handbook. Lincoln et al.
- Pocket Medicine. Sabatine
- On Call, Principles and Protocols. Ruedy
- Therapeutic Choices. Grey
- Pathology of Heart Disease. Lilly
- Cardiovascular Physiology. Courneya and Parker
- Renal Physiology. Koeppen and Stanton
- Neuroanatomy Through Clinical Cases. Blumenfeld
- Medical Microbiology. Brooks et al.
- Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple. Gladwin and Trattler
- Netter’s Essential Histology. Ovalle and Nahirney
- Gray’s Anatomy for Student. Drake, Vogl and Mitchell
- Gray’s Atlas of Anatomy. Drake et al.
- Robbins and Cotran’s Pathologic Basis of Disease. Kumar et al.
- Medical Physiology. Boron and Boulpaep
- Drug Information Reference. Cadario and Leathem
- Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties. Repchinsky
- Toronto Notes. Chen and Tran
- Bate’s Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. Bickley
For the medical students, what books do you use and what have you found most useful in your clerkship? Leave a comment below.