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,

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:
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


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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