The Osler Medical Handbook: Mobile Medicine Series (Handbook with BONUS PocketConsult Handheld Software) / Edition 2

The Osler Medical Handbook: Mobile Medicine Series (Handbook with BONUS PocketConsult Handheld Software) / Edition 2

by Johns Hopkins Hospital, Jonathan Paul Piccini, Kent R. Nilsson
     
 

Written by experts at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, this brand-new 2nd Edition covers all of the essential topics encountered in daily practice. It concisely discusses all diseases and disorders in an easy-to-follow, standardized outline format. Each chapter includes sections on pearls and pitfalls, differential diagnoses, algorithms, and reviews of the most current

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Written by experts at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, this brand-new 2nd Edition covers all of the essential topics encountered in daily practice. It concisely discusses all diseases and disorders in an easy-to-follow, standardized outline format. Each chapter includes sections on pearls and pitfalls, differential diagnoses, algorithms, and reviews of the most current literature. And, comparative pharmacology tables provide instant access to essential information.

· Uses a consistent format in every chapter that includes Fast Facts · Epidemiology · Clinical Presentation · Diagnostics · Management · Pearls & Pitfalls · and References.
· Presents a wealth of algorithms that aid in diagnosis and management.
· Integrates evidence-based medicine and rationales throughout, with conclusions based on current, key references which are cited at the end of each chapter.
· Discusses co-morbidities in each chapter as well as at-risk populations
· Offers a "Fast Facts" section that provides appendices on lab values · pregnancy and medical therapeutics · drug interactions · IV preparation and administration · drugs in renal failure · immunization therapies · infection control · and critical care formulas.

··New chapter section on critical care.
· Presents 29 new chapters, including Gastrointestinal Disorders in HIV-Positive Patients · Bioterrorism · Acid-Base Disorders · Stroke · Sarcoidosis · Vasculitis · and many more.
· Provides three new dermatology color plates, nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy · bacillary angiomatosis · and molluscum contagiosum that assist in diagnosis.
· Offers a handy, quick-reference summary of ID isolation guidelines.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323037488
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/29/2006
Series:
Mobile Medicine Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1072
Product dimensions:
4.40(w) x 7.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART I ACUTE CARE OF THE ADULT PATIENT

1. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Emergency Management-including management of tachycardias)
2. Procedures
3. Care of the Hospitalized Patient
PART II DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC INFORMATION
4. Allergy and Immunology
Anaphylaxis
Drug Reactions
5. Cardiology
Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Chest Pain - Signs and Symptoms
Chest Pain - ECG
Chest Pain - Cardiac Markers
Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy
Hypertensive Emergency/Urgency
Pacemakers and Defibrillators
Pericardial Diseases
Reperfusion Therapy for Myocardial Infarction
Syncope
Valvular Heart Diseases
6. Dermatology
Dermatologic Emergencies (including dermatologic manifestations of systemic disease; rash)
Wound Care
7. Endocrinology and Metabolism
Adrenal Insufficiency
Diabetic Ketoacidosis/Nonketotic Syndrome (includes prevention of diabetes mellitus)
Thyroid Disorders

8. Gastroenterology
Abdominal Pain (including nonulcerative dyspepsia, IBS, peptic ulcer, gastritis, reflux)
Acute Liver Failure and Metabolic Liver Disease (includes nonviral hepatitis, hepatic failure)
Acute Pancreatitis
Ascites
Diarrhea
Upper Gastrointestinal Bleed
Lower Gastrointestinal Bleed
9. Hematology
Anemia
Thrombocytopenia
10. HIV-Related Infectious Diseases
Acute HIV seroconversion
Cryptococcosis
Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia
11. Infectious Diseases
Catheter Related Blood Stream Infection
Endocarditis
Fever
Pneumonia
Meningitis
Neutropenic Fever
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Soft Tissue Infections and Osteomyelitis
Urinary Tract Infection
Viral Hepatitis
12. Nephrology and Electrolytes
Acute Renal Failure
Hemodialysis
Hyperkalemia
Hyponatremia
13. Neurology and Psychiatry
Altered Mental Status
Headache
Seizures

14. Nutrition
Nutritional Supplementation and Management of Fluids
15. Oncology
Oncologic Emergencies (including cord compression, hyperviscosity syndromes, acute leukemic blastoma, tumor lysis syndrome)
16. Pulmonology
Asthma
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Cystic Fibrosis
Hemoptysis
Hypercarbic Respiratory Failure
Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure
Interstitial Lung Disease
Mechanical Ventilation (respiratory failure)
Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Pulmonary Embolus
Pulmonary Function Tests
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulse Oximetry and Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation
17. Rheumatology
Acute Monoarthritis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosis
18. Toxicology
Alcoholic Withdrawal and Ketoacidosis (including other withdrawals, eg, heroin)
PART III FORMULARY
PART IV FAST FACTS AND FORMULAS

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