Griffith's 5-Minute Clinical Consult, 2001 represents the ninth annual edition of a quick reference for current medical diagnosis and treatment. It features more than 1,000 topics arranged alphabetically and cross-indexed to synonyms of each in a consistent, two-page format. The annual revision of this well-known reference assures inclusion of the most recent norms of practice and consensus of the majority of experts.
NEW TO THE 2001 EDITION:
Addition of a Signs & Symptoms/Decision Support Index
Guide to indications of drugs cited in the text
New Patient Advisor supplement published in print and added to the CD-ROM, which features patient forms collection and a medical record abbreviations list.
Provides accessible diagnosis and treatment information to busy practitioners, students, and patients on approximately 1,500 medical conditions occurring in the skin/endocrine, nervous, pulmonary, cardiovascular, endocrine/metabolic, renal/urologic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, and reproductive systems. From Abnormal Pap Smear to Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, entries cover the basics (description, genetics, prevalence, age, signs and symptoms, causes, and risk factors), diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and miscellaneous factors. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)