Hospital Medicine / Edition 1

Hospital Medicine / Edition 1

by Robert M. Wachter, Lee Goldman, Harry Hollander
     
 

ISBN-10: 0683304828

ISBN-13: 9780683304824

Pub. Date: 04/28/2000

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


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,…  See more details below

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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:
9780683304824
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1089
Product dimensions:
8.84(w) x 11.56(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Sect. IGeneral Issues in Hospital Medicine1
1Models of Hospital Care3
2Hospital Interfaces9
3Bayesian Reasoning and Diagnostic Testing15
4Decision Analysis21
5Cost-Effectiveness29
6Assessment and Improvement of Quality and Value33
7Practice Guidelines and Clinical Pathways39
8Patient Satisfaction with Hospital Care45
9Iatrogenesis and the Risks of Hospitalization49
10Nutritional Issues in the Hospitalized Patient55
11Approach to the Hospitalized Older Patient61
12Ethical Issues in the Hospitalized Patient69
13Pain Management in the Hospitalized Patient79
14End of Life Care in the Hospital87
Sect. IICritical Care Medicine93
15Approach to the ICU Patient95
16Ventilator Management105
17Acute Respiratory Failure115
18Hypotension, Shock, and Multiple Organ Failure123
19Sepsis Syndrome133
Sect. IIIConsultation Medicine139
20Medical Consultation141
21Preoperative Evaluation147
22Postoperative Care159
23Medical Complications of Pregnancy165
Sect. IVCardiovascular Medicine Medicine171
24Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Cardiovascular Diseases173
25Diagnostic Tests in Cardiology189
26Angina and Unstable Angina203
27Acute Myocardial Infarction217
28Heart Failure231
29Heart Transplantation243
30Valvular Heart Disease251
31Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, and Other Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias263
32Ventricular Arrhythmias and Cardiac Arrest275
33Syncope289
34Bradycardia and Pacemakers297
35Pericardial Disease309
36Urgent and Emergent Hypertension321
37Aortic Dissection, Aneurysm, and Rupture329
38Peripheral Arterial Disease339
39Deep Venous Thrombosis347
Sect. VPulmonary357
40Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Pulmonary Medicine359
41Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease373
42Exacerbations of Asthma and Bronchitis381
43Interstitial Lung Disease393
44Lung Transplantation and Lung Volume Reduction Surgery405
45Pulmonary Embolism413
46Pulmonary Hypertension421
47Pleural Effusion and Pneumothorax429
48Pulmonary Nodules439
Sect. VIInfectious Diseases445
49Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Infectious Diseases447
50Infections in Immunocompromised Hosts459
51Parenteral Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance469
52Community-Acquired Pneumonia479
53Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia491
54Tuberculosis499
55Urinary Tract Infection509
56Cellulitis and Necrotizing Fasciitis517
57Meningitis525
58Endocarditis535
59Catheter-Associated Infection and Bacteremia543
Sect. VIIHIV Disease551
60Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in HIV Disease553
61Pulmonary Manifestations of HIV Infection561
62Neurologic Manifestations of HIV Disease571
Sect. VIIIGastroenterology581
63Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Gastrointestinal Disease583
64Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding599
65Esophageal Disorders611
66Peptic Ulcer Disease and Stress-Related Mucosal Disease619
67Inflammatory Bowel Disease627
68Acute Hepatitis and Liver Failure635
69Cirrhosis and Its Complications643
70Disorders of the Biliary System653
71Liver Transplantation663
72Acute Pancreatitis671
73Other Abdominal Emergencies: Appendicitis, Diverticulitis, and Ischemic Bowel683
74Ileus and Obstruction of the Gastrointestinal Tract695
Sect. IXHematology-Oncology705
75Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Hematology-Oncology707
76Principles of Chemotherapy719
77Principles of Transfusion Medicine727
78Oncologic Emergencies737
79Leukemia747
80Lymphoma755
81Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders765
82Bone Marrow Transplantation773
83Sickle Cell Disease783
84Hemorrhagic and Thrombotic Disorders791
Sect. XRenal807
85Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Renal Disease809
86Acute Renal Failure821
87Management of the Hospitalized Patient on Dialysis831
88Renal Transplantation841
89Renal Stone Disease and Obstruction851
90Common Electrolyte Disorders859
91Common Acid-Base Disorders871
Sect. XIEndocrinology881
92Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Endocrinology883
93Diabetes Mellitus and Its Complications in the Hospital891
94Acute Presentations of Thyroid Disease903
95Adrenal Insufficiency and Crisis913
Sect. XIIRheumatology919
96Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Rheumatology921
97Vasculitis931
98Acute Presentations of Selected Rheumatic Disorders943
99Acute Arthritis951
100Back Pain961
Sect. XIIINeurology and Psychiatry969
101Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnostic Tests in Neurology971
102Stroke983
103Central Nervous System Hemorrhage and Increased Intracranial Pressure991
104Seizures1005
105Depression in the Hospitalized Patient1017
Sect. XIVToxicology and Allergy1025
106Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis1027
107Drug Overdoses and Dependence1035
108Acute Alcohol Intoxication and Alcohol Withdrawal1047
Index1055

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