Hospital Medicine: Just The Facts / Edition 1

Hospital Medicine: Just The Facts / Edition 1

by Sylvia McKean, Adrienne Bennett, Lakshmi Halasyamani
     
 

ISBN-10: 007146395X

ISBN-13: 9780071463959

Pub. Date: 06/09/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Expertly manage the most common diseases and conditions encountered in hospital medicine!



"Practical books such as this one take a giant step to bringing together the current body of usable knowledge to help hospitalists succeed....Hospitalists need to rely on books like this one for up to date information."--Laurence D. Wellikson, MD, FACP, CEO,

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Expertly manage the most common diseases and conditions encountered in hospital medicine!



"Practical books such as this one take a giant step to bringing together the current body of usable knowledge to help hospitalists succeed....Hospitalists need to rely on books like this one for up to date information."--Laurence D. Wellikson, MD, FACP, CEO, Society of Hospital Medicine (from the foreword)



This concise yet comprehensive review is the perfect tool to prepare for certification, re-certification, and CME--or for use as a clinical refresher. Featuring expert insights, its highly efficient format conveniently condenses and simplifies must-know content for maximum yield and minimum time.



FEATURES:



• Ideal for both specialists and generalists who manage subspecialty care in the increasingly complex hospital environment

• Complete, A-to-Z overview of all diseases and disorders commonly seen by hospitalists

• Expert, up-to-date coverage of unique, need-to-know concepts in hospital medicine--including key clinical, organizational, and administrative issues

• Practical coverage of the most common diagnostic-related groups in hospital-based health care

• An incisive look at patient safety that helps you ensure optimal care

• Logically organized, easy-to-follow chapters help focus your study and provide rapid access to specific subjects

• Includes coverage of key organizational and administrative issues

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071463959
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
06/09/2008
Series:
Just The Facts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
688
Sales rank:
230,284
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Section 1: THE HOSPITALIST MOVEMENT

1. Hospital Medicine in the United States: Growth, Prevalence, and Challenges, Winthrop F. Whitcomb

2. The Role of the Hospitalist as Defined in the Core Competencies in Hospital Medicine, Daniel D. Dressler

3. Innovative New Roles in the Hospital, Lance Rachelefsky and Sylvia C. McKean

Section 2: SYSTEMS--HOSPITALISTS AS LEADERS IN PATIENT SAFETY

4. General Overview of Patient Safety, Sylvia C. McKean and Allan Frankel

5. Adverse Drug Events, Frank Federico

6. Medication Discrepancies and Medication Reconciliation, Jeffrey L. Schnipper

7. Polypharmacy, Jatin K. Dave and Juergen Bludau

8. Patient Safety: Preventing and Responding to Adverse Events, Allen Kachalia and Tejal K. Gandhi

Section 3: QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

9. Quality Improvement for the Hospitalist, Lakshmi K. Halasyamani and Erin R. Stucky

Section 4: HOSPITALIST AS MANAGER

10. Management for Hospitalists, Michael Friedlander and Mohammad Salameh

Section 5: HOSPITALISTS AND CARE TRANSITIONS AND TEAMWORK

11. Principles of Good Teamwork, Janet Nagamine

12. Strategies to Optimize Length of Stay, Kathleen M. Finn

13. Handoffs, Vineet Arora and Julie Johnson

14. Discharge Summaries, Marcy G. Carty and Namita s. Mohta

15. Patient Education in the Hospital, Marie Neaton

16. Managing Test Results at Hospital Discharge, Christopher L. Roy

Section 6: EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE

17. An Introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine, Eduardo Ortiz

18. Evidence-Based Medicine--Testing, Sylvia C. McKean and Eduardo Ortiz

19. the Growing Importance of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Managing Hospitalized Patients, Jerome Lewis Avorn
20. Hospitalist as Researcher, LeRoi Hicks

Section 7: HOSPITALIST CLINICAL CORE COMPETENCIES

Cardiovascular Illness

21. Chest Pain, Timothy D. Brennan

22. Suspected Angina, Aaron S. Wenger

23. Acute Coronary Syndromes, Hacho Bohossian

24. Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Apoor Patel

25. Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter, Robert D. Winslow

26. Supreventricular Tachycardia, Mara Giattina

27. Sinus Bradycardia and Atrioventricular Blocks, Apoor Patel

28. Ventricular Arrhythmias, Beth Liston

29. Heart Failure due to Diastolic Dysfunction, Colleen M. Crumlish and James C. Fang

30. Heart Failure due to Systolic Dysfunction, Colleen M. Crumlish and James C. Fang

31. Syncope, Daniel W. Mudrick

32. Hypertensive Urgencies/Emergencies, Renee Y. Meadows

33. Secondary Hypertension, Renee Y. Meadows

Endocrine Disorders

34. Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemia, Mohannad Salameh

35. Hyperglycimia in the Critical Care Unit, A. Rebecca Daniel

36. Hyperglycemia in Noncritically-Ill Hospitalized Patients, Aditi R. Saxena and Merri L. Pendergrass

37. Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism, Rachael Fawcett and Erik K. Alexander

Gastrointestinal Illness

38. Abdominal Pain, Norton J. Greenberger

39. Abnormal Liver Enzymes and Acute Hepatitis, Mary Ann H. Sherbondy

40. Cirrhosis, Thomas M. Shehab

41. Colitis and Diarrhea, Including Clostridium difficile, Marvin Ryou

42. Crohn's Disease, Jonathan Levine and Robert Burakoff

43. Ulcerative Colitis, Scott Hande and Robert Burakoff

44. Diverticular Disease and Diverticulitis, Norton J. Greenberger

45. Pancreatitis, Eric R. Schumacher

46. Small Bowel Obstruction, Lynn Wilkinson

47. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Naresh T. Gunaratnam

48. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Naresh T. Gunaratnam

Hematological Derangements

50. Sickle Cell Disease, Andrew D. Campbell

51. Thrombocytopenia, Rovie Mesola

52. Transfusion Medicine, Susan Coutinho McAllister, Eric Kupersmith, and Alpesh Amin

Infectious Diseases

53. Fever of Unknown Origin, David Oxman and Harry Schrager

54. Bacterial Endocarditis, John J. Ross

55. Community- and Hospital-Acquired UTI, John J. Ross

56. Hospital-Acquired Bacteremia, Danielle Scheurer

57. Influenza, John J. Ross

58. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections, Ranjan Chowdhry and Harry M. Schrager

59. Viral Gastroenteritis, Harry Schrager

60. Antibiotic Resistance, John J. Ross

Neurologic Illness

61. Confusion: Examination and Differential Diagnosis, Zeina Chemali

62. Delirium, Jatin K. Dave, Colleen M. Crumlish, and James Rudolph

63. Ischemic Stroke/Transient Ischemic Attacks, Susan L. Hickenbottom

64. Cerebral Hemorrhage, Galen V. Henderson

65. Meningitis/Encephalitis, Susan L. Hickenbottom

66. Seizure, Susan L. Hickenbottom

Psychiatric Illness

67. Assessing Capacity for Medical Decision Making, David F. Gitlin and Ajita Mathur

68. Behavioral Disturbances That Interfere with Medical Care, Michelle Nichols

69. Drug Overdose, A. Rebecca Daniel

70. Management of Patients with Alcohol Abuse, Sylvia C. McKean

71. Management of Patients with Drug Abuse, Mohammad Salameh

72. Management of Suicidal Patients, Christine K. Kim, Meghan Kolodziej, and David F. Gitlin

Pulmonary Illness/Critical Care Medicine

73. Shortness of Breath, Andrew S. Karson and Sylvia C. McKean
74. Asthma, Andrew S. Karson

75. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Andrew S. Karson

76. Acute Respiratory Failure, Abigail R. Lara and William J. Janssen

77. Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Adrienne L. Bennett

78. Hospital-Acquired, Ventilator-Associated and Healthcare-Acquired Pneumonia, Nathan J. O'Dorisio

79. Complications of Pneumonia, Karen Catignani

80. Sepsis and Septic Shock, William J. Janssen

81. Ventilatory Support, Joshua J. Solomon, Ryan McGhan, and William J. Janssen

Renal Illness

82. Prevention of Acute Renal Failure in the Hospital, Glen M. Kim

83. Acute Renal Failure, Prabhdeep Sandhu and Adam C. Schaffer

84. Chronic Kidney Disease, Li-Li Hsiao and Valerie Luyckx

85. Care of the Hospitalized Dialysis Patient, J. Kevin Tucker

86. Acid-Base Disorders, David V. Gugliotti

87A. Disorders of Sodium and Water, Kambiz Zandi-Nejad and Chin C. Tang

87B. Disorders of Potassium, Kambiz-Zandi-Nejad and Chin C. Tang

Venous Thromboembolism

88. Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Medical and Surgical Patients, Sylvia C. McKean

89. Venous Thromboembolism, Amir Jaffer and Franklin Michota

90. Anticoagulant Therapies, Rosalyn M. Nazaria and Michael Laposata

Section 8: HOSPITALISTS AS EXPERTS

91. Deconditioning, Joanne Borg-Stein and Claudia Wheeler

92. Nutrition and the Hospitalized Patient, Vihas Patel and Malcolm K. Robinson

93. Pain Management, Darin J. Correll

94. Palliative Care: Overview and Symptom Management, Jane deLima Thomas and David F. Giansiracusa

95. Palliative Care: Caring for the Dying Patient, David F. Giansiracusa and Jane deLima Thomas

96. Palliative Care: Communication, David F. Giansiracusa and Jane DeLima Thomas

Section 9: HOSPITALISTS CARING FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS

97. Care of Vulnerable Populations, Cheryl Clark

98. Inpatient Care of the Frail Older Adult, Anne Fabiny

99. Oncologic Emergencies for the Hospitalist, Rundsarah Tahboub

100. Skilled Nursing Facility Care, Darrell W. Craig

Section 10: HOSPITALIST AS MEDICAL CONSULTANT

101. Preoperative Evaluation of the Patient Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery, Satyen S. Nichani

102. Perioperative Medication Management, Vibhu Sharma and Steven L. Cohn

103. Preoperative Screening Tests, Ali Azarm and Steven L. Cohn

104. Postoperative Complications, Danielle Scheurer and Cregg Ashcraft

105. Surgical Comanagement, Shaun Frost

Section 11: HOSPITALIST AS TEACHER

106. Adult Learning Principles and Hospitalist Medicine, Grace Huang

107. Teaching Venues for the Hospitalist, Bradley A. Sharpe

108. Teaching on a Team, Cindy Lai

109. Feedback and the Hospitalist, Anjala Tess

110. Scholarship and Career Development for the Hospitalist Clinician Educator, Preetha Basaviah and Subha Ramani

Index

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