This compact yet thorough manual functions as a convenient quick-reference tool for essential clinical information. Organized by body systems, content for each system includes a review of structure and function, assessment, laboratory and diagnostic tests, procedures and conditions diets, drugs, and a glossary. The latest edition of this valuable book includes new diets, new drugs, and new treatment modalities. Procedures and conditions have been broken out into separate headings for greater clarity and ease of use. Many conditions are added in this edition.