Blueprints Medicine / Edition 4

Blueprints Medicine / Edition 4

by Vincent B. Young, William A. Kormos, Davoren A. Chick, Allan H Goroll
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405105003

ISBN-13: 9781405105002

Pub. Date: 06/28/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

More than just a Board review for USMLE Steps 2 and 3, Blueprints Medicine, Fourth Edition can help you during clerkship rotations and subinternship. This popular Blueprints book has been refined and updated while keeping the concise, organized style and clinical high-yield content of previous editions. Features include USMLE-style questions and answers

Overview

More than just a Board review for USMLE Steps 2 and 3, Blueprints Medicine, Fourth Edition can help you during clerkship rotations and subinternship. This popular Blueprints book has been refined and updated while keeping the concise, organized style and clinical high-yield content of previous editions. Features include USMLE-style questions and answers with full explanations; Key Points in every section; and a color-enhanced design that increases the usefulness of figures and tables.

This edition's art program has been thoroughly updated. Each chapter in this edition ends with evidence-based references (journals) for students to do additional reading/research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405105002
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Series:
Blueprints Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.82(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Abbreviations xv

Part 1 Cardiovascular 1

1 Chest Pain 2

2 Shock 5

3 Coronary Heart Disease 8

4 Myocardial Infarction 14

5 Heart Failure 20

6 Bradyarrhythmias 27

7 Tachyarrhythmias 31

8 Hypertension 37

9 Valvular Heart Disease 42

10 Vascular Disease 48

11 Syncope 53

Part 2 Respiratory 59

12 Dyspnea 60

13 Cough 64

14 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 67

15 Asthma 71

16 Pulmonary Embolism 76

17 Interstitial Lung Disease 80

18 Pleural Effusions 85

19 Lung Cancer 88

Part 3 Renal 93

20 Acid-Base Disturbances 94

21 Fluid and Electrolytes 98

22 Acute Renal Failure 102

24 Glomerular Disease 110

25 Nephrolithiasis 114

26 Hematuria 118

Part 4 Infectious Disease 123

27 Fever and Rash 124

28 Pneumonia 128

29 Sexually Transmitted Diseases 133

30 Urinary Tract Infections 139

31 Tuberculosis 142

32 Gastroenteritis 146

33 Infective Endocarditis 151

34 Meningitis 156

35 HIV Part I: Primary Care of the HIV-Infected Patient 160

36 HIV Part II: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV 167

Part 5 Gastrointestinal 173

37 Abdominal Pain 174

38 Diarrhea 178

39 Dyspepsia 181

40 Inflammatory Bowel Disease 185

41 Hepatitis 189

42 Cirrhosis 194

43 Cholestatic Liver Disease 199

44 Pancreatitis 202

45 Colorectal Cancer 206

Part 6 Endocrine 211

46 Weight Loss 212

47 Hyperthyroidism 215

48 Hypothyroidism 219

49 Diabetes Mellitus 222

50 Hypercalcemia 229

51 Adrenal Insufficiency 233

52 Cushing Syndrome 236

53 Pituitary Disease 240

54 Nutritional Disorders 244

55 Dyslipidemia 249

Part 7 Rheumatology 253

56 AcuteMonoarticular Arthritis 254

57 Low Back Pain 257

58 Rheumatoid Arthritis 260

59 Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies 264

60 Connective Tissue Diseases 268

61 Vasculitis 273

62 Amyloidosis 276

Part 8 Hematology/Oncology 279

63 Anemia 280

64 Hemolytic Anemia 285

65 Adenopathy 288

66 Bleeding Disorders 290

67 Breast Cancer 294

68 Prostate Cancer 299

69 Leukemia 303

70 Lymphoma 306

Part 9 Neurology 309

71 Headache 310

72 Delirium 313

73 Dizziness 316

74 Dementia 320

75 Stroke 323

76 Seizures 328

Questions 332

Answers 354

References/Online Index 370

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