doctor's handbook

doctor's handbook

A lab-coat-pocket-sized paper or intranet collection of material relevant to a junior doctor—especially one in training or at a particular teaching hospital.

Features
Extracts of practice guidelines for common conditions, checklists for complex procedures, chemotherapy, tables, nomograms for drug dose or prognostic rules, staff directory, contact details, accident procedures, etc.
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He also co-starred with Jon Hamm in the little watched, but critically acclaimed comedy mini-series "A Young Doctor's Handbook." He starred in multiple independent film and stage productions, including the 2012 horror film "The Woman in Black," 2013's "Kill Your Darlings," in which he played poet Allen Ginsberg, the 2007 play "Equus," which drew headlines for Radcliffe's on stage nudity, and the 2011 revival of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."
It is straight out of the spin doctor's handbook of Mandelson and Campbell.