Internal Medicine / Edition 2

Internal Medicine / Edition 2

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Internal Medicine / Edition 2

Updated, revised and organized, the new Second Editions in the Clinical Sciences Series reflect the format of the USMLE Step 2. Each volume systematically presents the core information of a single segment of the medical curriculum, from Family Medicine to Psychiatry. You will also learn time-honored tricks of the trade,as well as the latest advances in clinical medicine: new diagnostic tools, new therapeutic interventions, and new pharmacologic options.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780387946368
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 05/02/1996
Series: Oklahoma Notes Series
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 1996
Pages: 424
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1 Cardiology.- Arterial Hypertension.- Coronary Artery Disease.- Congenital Heart Disease.- Valvular Heart Disease.- Endocarditis.- Pericarditis.- Tamponade.- Anticoagulation.- Congestive Heart Failure.- Arrhythmias.- 2 Respiratory Diseases.- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.- Cor Pulmonale.- Asthma.- Sleep Apnea Syndromes.- Pulmonary Embolism.- Pneumonia.- Interstitial Lung Diseases (ILD).- Lung Abscess.- Bronchiectasis.- Tuberculosis.- Pulmonary Hypertension.- Disruption of Ventilation.- 3 Renal Diseases.- Acute Tubular Necrosis (ATN).- Pre-Renal Azotemia.- Post-Renal Azotemia.- Hematuria.- Pyuria.- Proteinuria.- Bacteriuria.- Chronic Renal Insufficiency/Failure.- Hereditary Renal Diseases.- Stone Disease.- Disorders of Acid-Base and Electrolytes.- Amyloidosis.- 4 Rheumatology—Immunology.- Rheumatoid Arthritis.- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.- Degenerative Joint Disease.- Gout, Pseudogout.- Vasculitis.- Scleroderma.- Polymyositis—Dermatomyositis.- Eosinophilia—Myalgia Syndrome.- Polymyalgia Rheumatica.- Temporal (Granulomatous) Arteritis.- Low Back Pain.- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).- 5 Infectious Diseases.- Acquired Immunodeficiency Sydrome (AIDS).- Herpes Virus Infections.- Ebola Virus.- Pneumonia (Prototype Pneumococcal).- Legionnaire’s Disease.- Mycoplasma Pneumonia and Community Acquired Pneumonia.- Influenza.- Hanta Virus.- CNS Infections.- Urinary Tract Infections.- Gut-Associated Infections.- Acute Osteomyelitis.- Endocarditis.- Rochalimaea.- Tick-Borne Infections.- Vector-Borne Infections.- Toxic Shock Syndrome.- Diphtheria.- Clostrial Toxins.- Escherichia Coli Toxins.- Gastroenteritis.- Sexually Transmitted Diseases.- American College of Physicians Guide to Adult Immunizations.- 6 Gastroenterology.- Oral.- Esophagus.- Stomach.- Small Bowel.- Colon Disorders.- Gallbladder.- Pancreas.- Liver.- The Effects of Alcohol and Smoking on the GI Tract.- 7 Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease.- Decreased Vision.- The Red Eye.- Other Causes of Abnormal Fundus Exam.- Diplopia.- Nystagmus.- Patient Complaints, Not Much on Routine Exam.- 8 Psychophysiologic Syndromes.- Musculoskeletal.- Central Nervous System.- Gastrointestinal.- Psychiatric Patients Presenting to Internists.- 9 Hematology.- Anemias, Classified by RBC Size.- Anemias, Classified by Bone Marrow Morphology.- Diseases of the Spleen.- Disorders of Leukocytes.- Genetics of Leukemia.- Disorders of Platelets.- Indications for Bone Marrow Aspiration.- Cytokines or Colony Stimulating Factors.- Bleeding Disorders.- 10 Medical Oncology.- Common Solid Tumors.- Medically Curable Cancers.- Paraneoplastic Syndromes.- 11 Endocrinology.- Diabetes, Insulin Dependent, Juvenile Onset, Type I.- Diabetes, Noninsulin Dependent, Nonketosis Prone, Maturity Onset, Type II.- Thyroid Disease.- Parathyroid Disease.- Pituitary Diseases.- Adrenal Gland.- Sex Hormones/Glands.- 12 Drugs and Their Interactions.- Questions.- Answers.- 13 Ethics.- Ethical Principles.- Instruments and Documents.- Withdrawal of Life Support.- Ethics Committees.- Patient Rights.- 14 Introduction to US Hospitals.- Purpose.- Care of Hospitalized Patient.- Behaviors of Doctors.- Patient Perceptions.- Nursing Expectations.- Choosing a Residency.- Self-Assessment Examination.- Answers.

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