Hospital Medicine / Edition 2

Hospital Medicine / Edition 2

by Robert M. Wachter
     
 

Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, Hospital Medicine offers practical, evidence-based guidelines for the care of hospitalized patients. The only book geared directly and exclusively to inpatient management—and edited by the national leaders of the hospitalist field—Hospital Medicine includes indications for admission, guidelines

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Overview

Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, Hospital Medicine offers practical, evidence-based guidelines for the care of hospitalized patients. The only book geared directly and exclusively to inpatient management—and edited by the national leaders of the hospitalist field—Hospital Medicine includes indications for admission, guidelines for consultation, procedures for hospital discharge, diagnostic algorithms, and critical paths detailing effective, outcomes-oriented treatment plans for a range of diseases and disorders. New chapters in this edition focus on the hospitalist's increasing role in providing critical care, managing surgical patients with medical co-morbidities, ensuring patient safety and preventing adverse events, and directing hospital systems areas such as informatics, quality improvement, and practice management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781747271
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/15/2005
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
1152
Sales rank:
349,289
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 11.32(h) x 1.72(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: GENERAL ISSUES IN HOSPITAL MEDICINE 1

SECTION II: CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE 161

SECTION III: MEDICAL CONSULTATION 233

SECTION IV: CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE 295

SECTION V: VASCULAR MEDICINE 453

SECTION VI: PULMONARY MEDICINE 515

SECTION VII: INFECTIOUS DISEASES 595

SECTION VIII: HIV DISEASE 719

SECTION IX: GASTROENTEROLOGY 749

SECTION X: HEMATOLOGY- ONCOLOGY 883

SECTION XI: RENAL DISEASE 993

SECTION XII: ENDOCRINOLOGY 1067

SECTION XIII: RHEUMATOLOGY 1109

SECTION XIV: NEUROLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY 1161

SECTION XV: TOXICOLOGY AND ALLERGY 1219

Index 1251

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