Conn's Current Therapy 2006 / Edition 1

Conn's Current Therapy 2006 / Edition 1

by Robert E. Rakel
     
 

The source of choice for concise and easy-to-use guidance on the latest advances in diagnostics, therapeutics, and patient care. More than 300 leading practitioners from over 15 countries describe their preferred techniques for managing hundreds of common disorders affecting every organ system. With more than 90% new authorship, each chapter offers fresh perspectives… See more details below

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The source of choice for concise and easy-to-use guidance on the latest advances in diagnostics, therapeutics, and patient care. More than 300 leading practitioners from over 15 countries describe their preferred techniques for managing hundreds of common disorders affecting every organ system. With more than 90% new authorship, each chapter offers fresh perspectives on the hottest topics. Plus, a new updated design and bonus website for 2006 includes more clinical algorithms and tables, making information readily accessible.

  • Each condition (nearly 300) is addressed by an international authority with extensive experience specific to the topic.
  • Consistent, logical organization enables readers to find and retrieve therapeutic information quickly
  • Selected by librarians as a "first-purchase selection" on the Brandon/Hill selected list of books and journals for the small medical library.
  • Updated yearly under the expert editorial leadership of Drs. Rakel and Bope-making this one of the most trusted resources worldwide
  • Includes a bonus website that allows you to access information regardless of where you are.

  • Includes access to the book's complete contents online - fully searchable - plus a continually updated drug database PocketConsult technology that allows download of content into a PDA and much more!
  • Offers 90% new authorship from respected international experts-for fresh thinking on every clinical challenge.
  • Need a bullet here about new specialty boxes-Most chapters include new Diagnosis Boxes and Treatment boxes-key points to succinctly guide diagnosis and treatment (obviously you can rewrite)
  • Covers recently approved andsoon-to-be-approved drugs and provides timely information on herbal products.
  • Presents the latest thinking on everything from insomnia and hypertension to smallpox and toxic chemical agents.

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781416023760
    Publisher:
    Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date:
    01/10/2006
    Series:
    CONNS CURRENT THERAPY Series
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    1632
    Product dimensions:
    8.76(w) x 10.82(h) x 1.95(d)

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    Table of Contents

    SECTION 1. SYMPTOMATIC CARE PENDING DIAGNOSIS
    Pain
    Nausea and Vomiting
    Gaseousness and Indigestion
    Hiccup
    Acute Infectious Diarrhea
    Constipation
    Fever
    Cough
    Treatment of Insomnia
    Pruritus
    Tinnitus
    Low Back Pain
    SECTION 2. THE INFECTIOUS DISEASES
    Management of the Patient with HIV Disease
    Amebiasis
    Giardiasis
    Bacteremia and Sepsis
    Brucellosis
    Varicella (Chickenpox)
    Cholera
    Food-Borne Illness
    Necrotizing Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections -
    Toxic Shock Syndrome
    Influenza
    Leishmaniasis
    Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease)
    Malaria
    Bacterial Meningitis
    Infectious Mononucleosis
    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Mumps
    Plague
    Anthrax
    Psittacosis (Ornithosis)
    Rabiesi
    Rat-Bite Fever
    Relapsing Fever
    Lyme Disease
    Rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome -
    Measles (Rubeola)
    Tetanus
    Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
    Office-Based Immunization Practices
    Travel Medicine
    Toxoplasmosis
    Cat-Scratch Disease
    Salmonellosis
    Typhoid Fever
    Rickettsial and Ehrlichial Infections Smallpox: A Twenty-First Century View -
    SECTION 3. DISEASES OF THE HEAD AND NECK
    Vision Correction Procedures
    Conjunctivitis
    Optic Neuritis
    Glaucoma
    Otitis Externa
    Otitis Media
    Episodic Vertigo
    Ménière’s Disease
    Sinusitis
    Nonallergic Rhinitis
    Hoarseness and Laryngitis
    Streptococcal Pharyngitis
    SECTION 4. THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
    Acute Respiratory Failure
    Atelectasis
    Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseasen
    Cystic Fibrosis
    Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Lung Cancer
    Coccidioidomycosis
    Histoplasmosis
    Blastomycosis l
    Pleural Effusion and Empyema Thoracis Primary Lung Abscess
    Acute Bronchitis
    Bacterial Pneumonia
    Viral Respiratory Infections
    Viral and Mycoplasmal Pneumonia Legionellosis
    Pulmonary Embolism
    Sarcoidosis
    Silicosis and Asbestosis
    Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
    Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases
    SECTION 5. THE CARDIOVASULAR SYSTEM
    Acquired Diseases of the Aorta
    Angina Pectoris
    Sudden Cardiac Death
    Atrial Fibrillation
    Premature Beats
    Heart Block
    Tachycardias
    Congenital Heart Disease
    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    Heart Failure
    Mitral Valve Prolapse
    Infective Endocarditis
    Hypertension
    Acute Myocardial Infarction
    Acute Pericarditis
    Peripheral Arterial Disease - Peter C. Spittell
    Venous Thrombosis - Ali F. AbuRahma ; Patrick A. Stone
    SECTION 6. THE BLOOD AND SPLEEN
    Aplastic Anemia
    Iron Deficiency
    Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
    Nonimmune Hemolytic Anemia
    Pernicious Anemia and Other Megaloblastic Anemias
    Thalassemia
    Management Issues in Sickle Cell Disease - Neutropenia
    Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
    Hemophilia and Related Conditions
    Platelet-Mediated Bleeding Disorders
    Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
    Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    Hemochromatosis
    Hodgkin’s Disease: Chemotherapy
    Hodgkin's Lyoma: Role of Radiation Therapy
    Acute Leukemia in Adults
    Acute Leukemia in Childhood
    Chronic Leukemias
    Non-Hodgkin’s Lyomas
    Multiple Myeloma
    Polycythemia Vera
    The Porphyrias
    Therapeutic Use of Blood Components
    Adverse Blood Transfusions
    Adverse Effects of Blood Transfusions –
    Phillip J. DeChristopher
    SECTION 7. THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
    Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis - Oscar Ruiz
    Cirrhosis - David S. Kotlyar BS; K. Rajender Reddy
    Bleeding Esophageal Varices
    Dysphagia and Esophageal Obstruction
    Diverticula of the Alimentary Tract
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    Hemorrhoids Anal Fissure Anorectal
    Abscess and Fistula
    Gastritis and Peptic Ulcer Disease
    Acute and Chronic Viral Hepatitis
    Malabsorption
    Acute Pancreatitis
    Chronic Pancreatitis
    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
    Tumors of the Stomach
    Tumors of the Colon and Rectum
    Intestinal Parasites
    SECTION 8. METABOLIC DISEASE
    Diabetes Mellitus in Adults
    Diabetes Mellitus in Children and
    Adolescents
    Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    Hyponatremia
    Gout and Hyperuricemia
    Dyslipoproteinemias
    Osteoporosis
    Paget’s Disease of Bone
    Total Parenteral Nutrition in Adults
    Parenteral Fluid Therapy for Infants and Children
    SECTION 9. THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
    Acromegaly
    Adrenal Insufficiency
    Cushing’s Syndrome
    Diabetes Insipidus
    Hyperparathyroidism and Hypoparathyroidism
    Primary Aldosteronism
    Hypopituitarism
    Hyperprolactinemia
    Hypothyroidism
    Hyperthyriodism
    Thyroid Cancer
    Pheochromocytoma
    Thyroiditis
    SECTION 10. THE UROGENITAL TRACT
    Bacterial Infections of the Urinary Tract in
    Males
    Urinary Tract Infections in Women
    Bacterial Infections of the Urinary Tract in Girls
    Childhood Enuresis
    Urinary Incontinence
    Epididymitis
    Primary Glomerular Diseases
    Acute Pyelonephritis
    Trauma to the Genitourinary Tract
    Prostatitis
    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
    Erectile Dysfunction
    Treatment of Acute Renal Failure
    Chronic Kidney Failure
    Malignant Tumors of the Urogenital
    Tract
    Urethral Stricture
    Renal Calculi
    SECTION 11. SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
    Chancroid
    Gonorrhea
    Nongonococcal Urethritis
    Granuloma Inguinale (GI)/Donovanosis and Lyogranuloma Venerum (LGV)
    Syphilis - Mrunal Shah
    SECTION 12. DISEASES OF ALLERGY
    Anaphylaxis and Serum Sickness
    Asthma in Adolescents and Adults
    Asthma in Children
    Allergic Rhinitis
    Allergic Reactions to Drugs
    Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings
    SECTION 13. DISEASES OF THE SKIN
    Acne and Rosacea
    Diseases of the Hair
    Cancer of the Skin
    Cutaneous T-Cell Lyomas (Mycosis
    Fungoides and Sézary Syndrome

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