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The on-call experience is one of the most daunting, yet rewarding experiences for any junior doctor. A good doctor navigates their way through the myriad of jobs and treats patients efficiently and safely.
Pocket Dr: On-call Essentials is an evidence-based app indispensable to managing on-call situations as a junior doctor. It contains the most common on-call situations, succinct treatment plans and much more.
Packed with current updated essential clinical guidelines and aides-memoires, in line with NICE guidelines, the BNF and current best evidence.
PocketDr is the must-have app for all junior doctors with on-call responsibilities.
It is an aide-memoire for the things you know - but may not recall quickly in the dead of night with constant bleeps and distractions.
Succinct. Pre-digested info. When you need it.
- Checklists for assessment of the deteriorating patient. Be prepared for any NEWS call: Hypoxia, Tachycardia, Hypotension, low GCS.
- Checklists for management of 21 acute medical conditions including: ACS, AF, Asthma, Delerium, Hyperkalaemia, Sepsis and Seizures.
- Investigations: Interpret ABGs, blood results, CXR and ECGs quickly and correctly.
- Rational Prescribing: Prescribe the right drug at the right dose: analgesia, antiemetics, electrolytes, sedation and end of life care.
- Scores: Quickly score your patient: GCS, AMTS, CURB-65, Wells (PE), CHA2DS2-VASc to guide your management plan.
- Up-to-date, evidence-based information, on-hand when you need it.
Readership: Junior doctors with on-call responsibilities, up to junior registrar level. Clinical years medical students.
Authors: Paul Watson, Helen Burt
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"Superb app, beats Oxford foundation book as it's always on hand!"
"The step checklist is important as it's amazing what simple important things you forget in an emergency." A.B (CT1)