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CURRENT Essentials of Medicine, Fourth Edition [NOOK Book]

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The perfect quick reference on the wards and in the clinic!



The famous "one disease per page" design!



CURRENT Essentials of Medicine is a practical, point-of-care pocket handbook that offers "nutshell" information on the diagnosis and treatment of more than 500 medical disorders seen in both primary ...

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CURRENT Essentials of Medicine, Fourth Edition

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Overview

The perfect quick reference on the wards and in the clinic!



The famous "one disease per page" design!



CURRENT Essentials of Medicine is a practical, point-of-care pocket handbook that offers "nutshell" information on the diagnosis and treatment of more than 500 medical disorders seen in both primary care and hospital settings. Perfect as a quick reference on the wards or in a busy clinic, this is THE ONLY pocket guide to offer disease essentials in a one-disease-per-page bulleted format. Practical pearls, for which the authors are well known, are offered for almost all conditions.



Features



  • To-the-point information on the diagnosis and treatment of more than 500 of the most common diseases seen in clinical practice


  • Convenient one-disease-per page presentation


  • Bulleted data for each disease covering Essentials of Diagnosis, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, Pearl, and Reference


  • Encompasses both ambulatory and inpatient medicine


  • Includes internal medicine, plus specialties such as obstetrics/gynecology, surgery, and pediatrics


  • Updated clinical manifestations, diagnostic tests, and treatment considerations throughout


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071766654
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 11/4/2010
  • Series: LANGE CURRENT Essentials
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 608
  • File size: 17 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Lawrence M. Tierney, Jr., MD

Professor of Medicine

University of California, San Francisco

Associate Chief of Medical Services

Veterans Affairs Medical Center

San Francisco, CA

Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH

Associate Chief of Medicine, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center

Director, VA/UM Patient Safety Enhancement Program

Professor of Internal Medicine, University

of Michigan Medical School

Ann Arbor, MI

Mary A. Whooley, MD

Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

University of California, San Francisco

Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

San Francisco, CA

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Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

1. Cardiovascular Disease

2. Pulmonary Diseases

3. Gastrointestinal Diseases

4. Hepatobiliary Disorders

5. Hematologic Diseases

6. Rheumatologic & Autoimmune Disorders

7. Endocrine Disorders

8. Infectious Diseases

9. Oncologic Diseases

10. Fluid, Acid-Base, and Electrolytic Disorders

11. Genitourinary & Renal Disorders

12. Neurologic Diseases

13. Geriatrics

14. Psychiatric Disorders

15. Dermatologic Disorders

16. Gynecologic, Obstetric, & Breast Disorders

17. Common Surgical Disorders

18. Common Pediatric Disorders

19. Selected Genetic Disorders

20. Common Disorders of the Eye

21. Common Disorders of the Ear, Nose, & Throat

22. Poisoning

Index

Tab Index

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