Your clinical school will try to expose you to as many different aspects of medicine as possible during your term.

In terms of FOAMed resources to help you out for this rotation, there are many little precious hidden bits on many different websites. Some websites cover lots of topics well, some are more specific. For some great generalists, browse:

Khan Academy

Medical atlas on Instagram.

Academic Life in Emergency Medicine‘s editor Michelle Lin has generously created and made available her Paucis Verbis Cards which can be downloaded from this link as smartphone flash cards, and there is an evernote integration function here with is priceless if you’re already an evernote convert. They are ED-focused, but relevant across many disciplines.

For specific medical specialties, check out:

intensive care

emergency medicine

anaesthetics

cardiology

respiratory

neurology

nephrology

urology

ophthalmology

dermatology

infectious diseases

oncology

paediatrics

women’s health

general practice

mental health

aged & palliative care

Also check out LITFL resources for a comprehensive list of resources that may help (depending on your level of training).

 For calculations commonly talked about

To help understand pathology tests check out the RCPA Manual’s Pathology Decision Support Tools.

 

Can’t see what you’re looking for?

Probably because we haven’t documented a FOAMed resource on it – but it probably exists. Let us know what you find (or make your own!) and help make it easier for others.

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