Evidence-Based Medical Consultation

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Overview

Medical consultation is an integral part of the job description for many internal medicine specialists who practice in an inpatient setting. This concise, pocket-sized handbook helps you to provide timely and effective, evidence-based consultations for a full range of commonly encountered clinical situations. Each chapter provides evidence-based answers to common medical consultation questions, giving you the practical guidance you need to successfully manage hospitalized patients.

• A practical organization expedites access to the most relevant health concerns for every type of hospitalized patient.

• 20-25 clinical questions for each patient type, followed by brief, evidence-based answers, address the most common clinical scenarios requiring medical consultation.

• A thorough and systematic search of current literature ensures that each clinical recommendation is based on the best available evidence.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416022138
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 9/25/2007
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 7.61 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Preoperative Evaluation of the Healthy Patient

Chapter 2. Perioperative Anesthesia Management in Medical Consultation Editor

Chapter 3. Perioperative Pulmonary Evaluation

Chapter 4. Preoperative Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

Chapter 5. Other Topics in Cardiology Consultation

Chapter 6. Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in the Surgical Patient

Chapter 7. Anticoagulation Management in the Surgical Patient

Chapter 8. Hematologic Issues in Medical Consultation

Chapter 9. Management of Diabetes Mellitus and Hyperglycemia in the Hospitalized Patient

Chapter 10. Endocrine Issues During Acute Illness, Sepsis, and the Perioperative Period

Chapter 11. Infectious Disease Issues in Medical Consultation

Chapter 12. Medical Issues in the Psychiatric Patient

Chapter 13. Selected Medical Problems Encountered During Pregnancy

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