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First Exposure To Internal Medicine : Hospital Medicine - Charles Griffith

First Exposure To Internal Medicine

Hospital Medicine

Paperback Published: 2nd March 2007
ISBN: 9780071459013
Number Of Pages: 384

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Just what you need for your rotation in hospital medicine, this unique text puts mastery of the clerkship at your fingertips. Written by doctors who made hospital medicine their specialty, FIRST EXPOSURE TO HOSPITAL MEDICINE is the book they wish they had for their Internal Medicine clerkship.

The ideal databank and toolset for your rotation FIRST EXPOSURE TO HOSPITAL MEDICINE enhances your rotation with: A compelling profile of the practice of hospital medicine Just the right amount of material for your 4-week clerkship Coverage of general inpatient skills, intensive care, ACLS, and electrocardiogram interpretation Includes system-organized review of diseases and symptoms encountered in an inpatient setting A focus on important concepts you should learn - not memorization of facts Management Strategy Tips in each chapter Clinically relevant detail on cases you will see Learning objectives at the start of each chapter

Contributorsp. xi
Prefacep. xvii
Acknowledgmentsp. xx
Generalp. 1
Introduction to Inpatient Internal Medicine/General Inpatient Skillsp. 3
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Decision Makingp. 11
Proceduresp. 17
Intensive Care Medicinep. 23
Advanced Cardiac Life Supportp. 33
Interpretation of the Electrocardiogramp. 39
Cardiovascularp. 55
Chest Painp. 57
Acute Coronary Syndromesp. 62
Congestive Heart Failurep. 68
Hypertensive Urgency/Emergencyp. 78
Arrhythmiasp. 83
Shockp. 91
Pulmonaryp. 97
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseasep. 99
Respiratory Failurep. 106
Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolismp. 113
Evaluation of Dyspneap. 121
Pneumoniap. 127
Pleural Effusionp. 136
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndromep. 142
Pneumothoraxp. 148
Chest X-ray Interpretationp. 155
Gastrointestinalp. 169
Abdominal Painp. 171
Nausea and Vomiting in the Hospitalized Patientp. 180
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhagep. 186
Pseudomembranous Colitisp. 193
Inflammatory Bowel Diseasep. 198
Evaluation and Management of Ascitesp. 207
Complications of Portal Hypertensionp. 216
Acute and Chronic Pancreatitisp. 225
Cholelithiasis, Pcholecystitis, and Cholangitisp. 234
Evaluation of Jaundicep. 239
Renalp. 245
Acute Renal Failurep. 247
Chronic Kidney Disease and Complicationsp. 255
Acid-Base Disorders Joelp. 263
Hyponatremia and Hypernatremiap. 272
Hyperkalemiap. 279
Basics of Fluid Managementp. 283
Endocrinep. 293
Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglyceraic Statep. 295
Inpatient Glycemic Controlp. 300
Hypercalcemiap. 304
Infectious Diseasep. 311
Inpatient HIV-Related Conditionsp. 313
Fever in the Hospitalized Patientp. 319
Fever of Unknown Originp. 323
Cellulitisp. 328
Pressure Ulcersp. 332
Meningitisp. 337
Pyelonephritisp. 344
Infective Endocarditisp. 349
Sepsis and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndromep. 358
Inpatient Antibiotic Choicep. 362
Hematology-Oncologyp. 371
Approach to Anemia and Thrombocytopeniap. 373
Issues in Blood Transfusionsp. 383
Oncologic Emergenciesp. 389
Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Multiple Myelomap. 396
Musculoskeletalp. 405
Infectious Arthritisp. 407
Neurologicp. 413
Altered Mental Statusp. 415
Seizuresp. 420
Strokep. 428
Syncopep. 432
Otherp. 439
Alcohol Withdrawalp. 441
Overdose and Toxicologyp. 447
Pain Management in the Hospitalized Patientp. 455
Nutrition in the Hospitalized Patientp. 463
Suicidep. 469
End-of-Life Care Issuesp. 474
Indexp. 481
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ISBN: 9780071459013
ISBN-10: 0071459014
Series: LANGE First Exposure
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 2nd March 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.7 x 15.3  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.76
Edition Number: 1