NMS Medicine / Edition 7

NMS Medicine / Edition 7

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by Susan Wolfsthal
     
 

NMS Medicine, Seventh Edition is an outline-based reference and review text for medical students in the internal medicine clerkship. The book presents a comprehensive and meticulously organized review of internal medicine, with case studies, 500 USMLE-style vignette questions, and additional material online to reinforce key concepts and strengthen

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Overview

NMS Medicine, Seventh Edition is an outline-based reference and review text for medical students in the internal medicine clerkship. The book presents a comprehensive and meticulously organized review of internal medicine, with case studies, 500 USMLE-style vignette questions, and additional material online to reinforce key concepts and strengthen students’ clinical knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608315819
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/20/2011
Series:
National Medical Series for Independent Study Series
Edition description:
Seventh
Pages:
728
Sales rank:
425,871
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

SECTION HEADINGS:

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

Congestive Heart Failure

Cardiac Arrhythmias

Ischemic Heart Disease

PULMONARY DISEASES

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Asthma

Bronchiectasis, Cystic Fibrosis, and Lung Abscess

HEMATOLOGIC DISEASES

Red Blood Cell (RBC) Disorders

Disorders Associated with an Elevated Hematocrit

White Blood Cell (WBC) Disorders

ONCOLOGIC DISEASES

Tumor Growth

Cancer Staging

Treatment Modalities

GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES

Diseases of the Esophagus

Diseases of the Stomach

Peptic Ulcer Disease

RENAL DISEASES, FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS, AND HYPERTENSION

Part I. Renal Diseases

Clinical Assessment of Renal Function

Acute Renal Failure

Chronic Kidney Disease

Part II. Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

Water Metabolism

Sodium Metabolism

Potassium Metabolism

Part III. Hypertension

General Considerations

Mechanisms of Hypertension

Approach to the Hypertensive Patient

ALLERGIC AND IMMUNOLOGIC DISORDERS

Pathogenesis of the IgE—Mediated Allergic Reaction

Allergic Rhinitis

Urticaria and Angioedema

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Use of Anti—infective Therapy

Effective Use of the Microbiology Laboratory

Risk Factors for Infection

ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC DISEASES

Disorders of the Pituitary Gland

Disorders of the Thyroid Gland

Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands

RHEUMATIC DISEASES

RheumatoidArthritis

Spondyloarthropathies

Crystal—Related Joint Diseases

NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS

Loss of Consciousness

Alteration in Behavior

Headache

DERMATOLOGIC DISORDERS

Dermatologic Diagnosis

Dermatologic Therapy

Acne and Rosacea

CASE STUDIES IN CLINICAL DECISION—MAKING

Recurrent Sinopulmonary Infections in a Child

Oral Erosions and a Rash

Polyarthritis

Severe Headache

Deep Venous Thrombosis

Newly Discovered Renal Failure

Coma in a Diabetic Patient

Shortness of Breath in a Young Woman

Syncope

Breast Lump

Acute Low Back Pain

Gastrointestinal Bleeding

HIV Infection

Dyspnea

INDEX

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