First Exposure to Internal Medicine: Hospital Medicine: Hospital Medicine [NOOK Book]

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Just what you need for your rotation in hospital medicine, this unique text puts mastery of the clerkship at your fingertips. Written by doctors who made hospital medicine their specialty, FIRST EXPOSURE TO HOSPITAL MEDICINE is the book ...

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First Exposure to Internal Medicine: Hospital Medicine: Hospital Medicine

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Overview

Just what you need for your rotation in hospital medicine, this unique text puts mastery of the clerkship at your fingertips. Written by doctors who made hospital medicine their specialty, FIRST EXPOSURE TO HOSPITAL MEDICINE is the book they wish they had for their Internal Medicine clerkship.



The ideal databank and toolset for your rotation FIRST EXPOSURE TO HOSPITAL MEDICINE enhances your rotation with:



  • A compelling profile of the practice of hospital medicine


  • Just the right amount of material for your 4-week clerkship


  • Coverage of general inpatient skills, intensive care, ACLS, and electrocardiogram interpretation Includes system-organized review of diseases and symptoms encountered in an inpatient setting


  • A focus on important concepts you should learn - not memorization of facts


  • Management Strategy Tips in each chapter


  • Clinically relevant detail on cases you will see


  • Learning objectives at the start of each chapter


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071509015
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 2/9/2007
  • Series: LANGE First Exposure
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • File size: 11 MB
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Meet the Author

Charles H. Griffith, III, MD

Inpatient Internal Medicine Clerkship Director, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Andrew R. Hoellein, MD,

Outpatient Internal Medicine Clerkship Director, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
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Table of Contents

General

1. Introduction to Inpatient Internal Medicine

2. Procedures

3. Intensive Care

4. Advanced Cardiac Life Support

5. Electrocardiogram Interpretation

Cardiovascular

6. Chest Pain

7. Acute coronary syndromes

8. Congestive Heart Failure

9. Hypertensive Emergencies

10. Atrial Fibrillation and other Arrhythmias

11. Shock

Pulmonary

12. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

13. Respiratory Failure

14. Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosis

15. Evaluation of Dypsnea in the Hospitalized Patient

16. Pneumonia

17. Pleural Effusions

18. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

19. Pneumothorax

20. Chest x-ray interpretation

Gastrointestinal

21. Abdominal Pain

22. Nausea and Vomiting in the Hospitalized Patient

23. GI Bleed

24. Pseudomembranous Colitis

25. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

26. Evaluation and Management of Ascites

27. Complications of Portal Hypertension

28. Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis

29. Cholecystitis and Cholangitis

30. Evaluation of Jaundice

Renal

31. Acute Renal Failure

32. Chronic Renal Failure and Complications

33. Acid-Base Disorders

34. Hypo- and Hypernatremia

35. Hyperkalemia

36. Basics of Fluid Management

Endocrine

37. Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Coma

38. Inpatient Glycemic Control

39. Hypercalcemia

Infectious Disease

40. Inpatient AIDS-related conditions

41. Fever in the Hospitalized Patient

42. Fever of Unknown Origin

43. Cellulitis and Necrotizing Fasciitis

44. Decubitus Ulcers

45. Meningitis

46. Pyelonephritis

47. Endocarditis

48. Sepsis Syndrome

49. Inpatient Antibiotic Choice

Hematology-Oncology

50. Approach to Anemia and Thrombocytopenia

51. Issues in Blood Transfusions

52. Oncologic Emergencies (Neutropenic Fever, Cord Compression)

53. Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma

Other

54. Stroke

55. Overdose and Toxicology

56. Nutrition in the Hospitalized Patient

57. Issues of Do Not Resuscitate

58. Suicide
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