The Hands-on Guide for Junior Doctors is a practical book for junior doctors and medical students making the transition from Medical School to life on the Wards. This book is designed to help the reader prepare for the actual daily rigours of hospital life and is an essential guide for surviving the first years as a junior doctor. It covers the personal aspects of being a doctor and the day-to-day reality of clinical life such as responding to acute emergencies, dealing with common calls, drug prescribing and carrying out practical procedures. Unique to this book are sections on getting organized, arranging your finances, selecting a computer, organising the next job and how to practise evidence-based medicine. *clearly explains how to do everything required of a house officer *instructs on procedures *helps in diagnosing common symptoms *protocols for dealing with common diseases *describes ward calls, paperwork and self-care *new co-author to ensure that clinical details are updated *additional material in procedures section and on pay, tax and government guidelinesDonald, Anna is the author of 'Hands-on Guide for Junior Doctors ', published 2006 under ISBN 9781405136099 and ISBN 140513609X.