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Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2018 57th Edition

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The #1 annually updated general medical text – enabling you to put the latest research into practice CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment is the most comprehensive, reliable, and timely reference available to answer common questions that arise in everyday clinical practice. Readers will find authoritative, evidence-based coverage of more than 1,000 diseases and disorders along with a concise, yet thorough synopsis of diagnosis and treatment. Written in a clear, easy-to-read style, this trusted classic covers all aspects of outpatient and inpatient care, and also includes discussion of new developments and breakthroughs in medicine. Presented in full color, CMDT covers every aspect of general medicine, with an emphasis on prevention and cost-effective strategies. • The only text with an annual review of the advances made in HIV treatment • Detailed overview of other primary care topics, from gynecology, orthopedics and dermatology to ophthalmology, psychiatry, and neurology • Many decision-speeding diagnostic and treatment algorithms and tables • The perfect balance of clinical practice and research evidence to optimize patient care • New chapter on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Health

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2019

Author : Maxine A. Papadakis
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Know what the experts know and incorporate it into your daily practice with the #1 annual guide to internal medicine INCLUDES 7 ONLINE-ONLY CHAPTERS AT NO ADDITIONAL COST! Visit: www.AccessMedicine.com/CMDT A Doody’s Core Title for 2019! Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, CMDT offers the most current insight into epidemiology, symptoms, signs, and treatment for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. For each topic, you’ll find concise, evidence-based answers to questions about hospital and ambulatory medicine. This streamlined clinical companion is the fastest and easiest way to keep abreast of the latest diagnostic advances, prevention strategies, and cost-effective treatments. Features and content critical to clinical practice: •Strong emphasis on the practical aspects of clinical diagnosis and patient management in all fields of internal medicine •Full review of all internal medicine and primary care topics, including gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, geriatrics, and palliative care •Update of newly emerging infections and their treatments •Specific disease prevention information •Hundreds of medication tables, with indexed trade names and updated prices – plus helpful diagnostic and treatment algorithms •Recent references with PMID numbers •Full-color photographs and illustrations (many new to this edition) HERE ARE SOME OF THE MANY UPDATES AND ADDITIONS: •Revised section on pain management at the end of life •Updated ACC/AHA guidelines for treatment of valvular disease •New ACC/AHA and Hypertension Canada blood pressure guidelines •New FDA approved medications for treatment of breast cancer •New colon cancer screening recommendations from the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force •Acclaimed annual update of HIV/AIDS •New classification of epilepsy •Revised recommendations for treating hepatitis C virus-associated kidney disease •Revised chapter on psychiatric disordersNew FDA approved medication for gastric adenocarcinoma •Updated information about treating spinal muscular atrophy

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2018 57th Edition

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Incorporate the latest research findings into your clinical practice with the #1 annually updated guide to internal medicine Includes 6 online-only chapters at no additional cost! Visit: www.AccessMedicine.com/CMDT No other text links practice and research like CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment! Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, this trusted text offers the most current insights into symptoms, signs, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. You'll find concise, evidence-based answers to questions about both hospital and ambulatory problems. This valuable clinical companion is the fastest and easiest way to find the latest information about diagnostic advances, prevention strategies, and cost-effective treatments. Here’s why CMDT is critical to your practice: •Strong emphasis on the practical aspects of clinical diagnosis and patient management •Full review of internal medicine and additional family medicine topics, including gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, geriatrics, and palliative care •Annual update on HIV/AIDS and other new emerging viral infections •Specific disease prevention information •Medication treatment tables, with indexed trade names and updated prices •Helpful diagnostic and treatment algorithms •Key recent references on each topic with PMID numbers for quick access •Many full-color photographs and illustrations A complete summary of medical advances up to time of publication! Here are some of the many updates and additions to the 2018 edition: •New print chapter on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health •Substantially revised pain management section, including latest information on benefits, risks and methods to limit risks of opioid use •New recommendations for initial empiric antibiotic treatment for hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia •2016 CHEST Guidelines for anticoagulation treatment recommendations in cancer and noncancer diagnosis •New discussion of physician-assisted death •Updated treatment options for hepatitis C infection •New FDA-approved medications for ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease •New pharmacologic treatment for hormone receptor-positive breast cancer •New table outlining criteria to rule out pulmonary embolism

Quick Medical Diagnosis Treatment 2018

Author : Maxine A. Papadakis
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"Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment (QMDT) provides practical, expert information on diagnosis and management when you just have a few minutes. It is a single-source reference designed for quick and easy access to the information you need in the clinical setting. Content is derived from Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment (CMDT), the leading medicine textbook for hospital and outpatient settings, and is compiled by the editorial team of Maxine A. Papadakis, Stephen J. McPhee, and Jennifer Bernstein."--

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2019

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Know what the experts know and incorporate it into your daily practice with the #1 annual guide to internal medicine INCLUDES 7 ONLINE-ONLY CHAPTERS AT NO ADDITIONAL COST!Visit: www.AccessMedicine.com/CMDT Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, CMDT offers the most current insight into epidemiology, symptoms, signs, and treatment for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. For each topic, you’ll find concise, evidence-based answers to questions about hospital and ambulatory medicine. This streamlined clinical companion is the fastest and easiest way to keep abreast of the latest diagnostic advances, prevention strategies, and cost-effective treatments. Features and content critical to clinical practice: •Strong emphasis on the practical aspects of clinical diagnosis and patient management in all fields of internal medicine•Full review of all internal medicine and primary care topics, including gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, geriatrics, and palliative care •Update of newly emerging infections and their treatments•Specific disease prevention information•Hundreds of medication tables, with indexed trade names and updated prices – plus helpful diagnostic and treatment algorithms•Recent references with PMID numbers•Full-color photographs and illustrations (many new to this edition) HERE ARE SOME OF THE MANY UPDATES AND ADDITIONS:•Revised section on pain management at the end of life•Updated ACC/AHA guidelines for treatment of valvular disease•New ACC/AHA and Hypertension Canada blood pressure guidelines•New FDA approved medications for treatment of breast cancer•New colon cancer screening recommendations from the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force•Acclaimed annual update of HIV/AIDS•New classification of epilepsy•Revised recommendations for treating hepatitis C virus-associated kidney disease•Revised chapter on psychiatric disordersNew FDA approved medication for gastric adenocarcinoma •Updated information about treating spinal muscular atrophy

101 Primary Care Case Studies

Author : Sampath Wijesinghe, DHSc, MS, MPAS, PA-C, AAHIVS
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Real-life primary care case studies* from more than 50 primary care providers, including physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and physicians! 101 Primary Care Case Studies offers real-life patient scenarios and critical thinking exercises to help you work through a patient’s chief complaint. Through narrative case studies, you will determine how best to diagnose, treat, and manage your patient based on the history of present illness, review of systems, relevant history, and physical examination findings. This workbook will ask probing questions to help you determine differential and most likely diagnoses, diagnostic tests to order, and appropriate patient management strategies using relevant and timely references to support your decisions. The organization of each case study simulates the patient care journey from chief complaint to outcome. Serving as a virtual clinical preceptor, this workbook can be used independently or in a classroom setting. It is accompanied by a robust online student supplement that provides answers to all questions, real outcomes of the cases, and valuable personal insights from the authors on how the patient was successfully managed. Not only will this workbook help you work through patient cases clinically, it will also share important, but often overlooked, bedside manner skills needed to successfully communicate with and care for your patients. Covering conditions across all organ systems and across the lifespan, this workbook is organized by chief complaint, providing an authentic perspective on what to expect in the patient care environment. It even includes information on pathophysiology and how to use ICD-10 and CPT (E/M) codes in your documentation. The book uniquely weaves together both the science and art of medicine by including personal insights into quality and compassionate care. Key Features Provides real-life patient cases from an interprofessional author team of physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and physicians Uses a templated case study design and critical thinking exercises to help you methodically work through various patient scenarios Teaches clinical and bedside manner skills imperative for delivering quality patient care Covers patients across the lifespan, including pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations Offers additional insight on patient education, medical and legal concerns, and interprofessional collaboration Includes a robust online student supplement with valuable insights from the authors on how they successfully managed the cases Provides instructors with a table of contents that is filterable by chief complaint, diagnosis, patient population, and organ system *Details changed to protect patient information.

CURRENT Diagnosis Treatment Psychiatry Third Edition

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Quickly and accurately diagnose and treat the psychiatric disorders you will most likely encounter in clinical practice Relevant etiology, phenomenology, pathophysiology, and drug information – right at your fingertips The most effective interviewing techniques and approaches Important evaluation, testing, and decision-making tools and criteria Valuable information on psychiatry and the law, psychological testing, emergency psychiatry, evaluating infants, and more Helpful section on the principles of evaluating and diagnosing patients as well as treatment strategies NEW CHAPTERS on Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, Opioid Use Disorders, Stimulant Use Disorders, Tobacco Use Disorder, Cannabis Use Disorders, and Gambling and Behavioral Addictions The definitive clinical overview of psychiatric care Designed in the time-saving LANGE CURRENT outline style Covers both adult and pediatric disorders Reviews essential psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic approaches

Primary Care E Book

Author : Terry Mahan Buttaro
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There’s no better preparation for Nurse Practitioners and others in the adult primary care field! Primary Care: Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, 6th Edition provides the concise yet thorough information that you need in today's fast-paced, interprofessional, collaborative environment. With authorship reflecting both academic and clinical expertise, this comprehensive, evidence-based primary care text/reference shows you how to deliver effective, truly interdisciplinary health care. It covers every major adult disorder seen in the outpatient office setting and features a unique interprofessional collaborative approach with referral/consultation highlights and more. New to this edition is an increased emphasis on rationales for recommendations, pharmacotherapeutics and drug decision-making, and diagnostic direction providing guidance in management, prescribing medications, and ordering diagnostic tests. Comprehensive, evidence-based, accurate, and current content focused on the needs of adult primary care providers. UNIQUE! Interprofessional collaborative approach with referral/consultation highlights. UNIQUE! Initial Diagnostics boxes provide quick reference to key decision-making content. NEW and UPDATED! Increased emphasis on rationales for treatment recommendations, pharmacotherapeutics and drug decision-making, and diagnostic direction. NEW and UPDATED! Revamped and new introductory chapters: NEW and UNIQUE! Patient/Family Education and Health Literacy chapter. NEW and UNIQUE! New Human Trafficking chapter. NEW chapters covering wellness, risk management, and LGBTQ patient care highlight risks, disparities in healthcare, and information to increase the well-being and care for all patients. Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: Where We Are Today chapter now includes content on the importance of interprofessional collaboration to underscore the significance of this paradigm shift and stress that NPs and other adult primary care providers must increasingly view themselves as part of a team, especially in management of patients with multiple co-morbidities. Translating Research into Clinical Practice chapter refocused to emphasize DNP scholarly projects and quality improvement projects. UNIQUE! Patient/Family Education and Health Literacy chapter. Genetic Considerations in Primary Care chapter refocused on the graduate-level primary care genetics competencies. Palliative Care chapter refocused on pain management with special sensitivity to the opioid epidemic. NEW! Red Flag features highlight issues not to be missed. NEW! Consistent chapter format and features reflect the systematic approach used in adult primary care practice to promote improved clinical reasoning skills, facilitate learning, and foster quick clinical reference. UPDATED! Content on routine health screenings and immunizations converted to tables for quick reference.

Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition

Author : Sharon Rady Rolfes
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This updated 12th Edition of UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION presents the fundamentals of nutrition and nutrition therapy along with their practical applications to daily life and clinical settings. Starting with normal nutrition, the authors introduce nutrients and their physiological impacts, as well as nutritional guidelines for good health and disease prevention. Coverage of clinical nutrition includes the latest information on pathophysiology and dietary changes for treating a variety of medical conditions, from obesity and pregnancy to cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and HIV. Known for a consistent and student-friendly narrative, the book includes systematic “How To” discussions, clinical case studies, review questions, and in-depth “Highlight” sections to help students master key topics, Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

CURRENT Diagnosis Treatment Neurology Third Edition

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A handy, practical, and management-oriented neurology sourcebook – delivering everything clinicians need in one easy-to-carry volume CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Neurology, Third Edition provides busy clinicians with practical, up-to-date strategies for assessing and managing the most frequently seen neurologic conditions in adults and children. Following the acclaimed CURRENT format, the book’s consistent presentation includes Essentials of Diagnosis, Symptoms and Signs, Diagnostic Studies, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis. This clinically oriented resource will be valuable to anyone who sees patients with neurologic complaints, whether in primary care or the neurology clinic. The Third Edition provides a complete update of all chapters, with special emphasis on conditions for which new drugs are available (such as headache, pain, neuropathy, and sleep disorders), as well as the most rapidly advancing conditions in the field such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and stroke. •Coverage of disorders in both adults and children•Practical information on common conditions such as headaches, movement disorders, and central nervous system infections•Thorough coverage of diagnostic tests•Approximately 200 informative photos and illustrations•Updated with the latest findings and developments

Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology Book Only

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A practical all-in-one resource for students, clinicians and researchers, NUTRITION THERAPY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, 4th Edition, delivers a comprehensive review of disease pathophysiology and treatment that reflects the latest research, evidence-based practice guidelines, and scope and standards of dietetics practice. It clearly connects nutrition therapy practices and expected outcomes to underlying disease processes at every level--from cells to organ systems. Detailed illustrations enhance your understanding of disease progression, surgical procedures and treatment protocols, while end-of-chapter tables describing complementary and alternative therapies provide a quick-reference resource. In addition Practitioner Interviews provide insight for working with patients in real-world practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2021

Author : Maxine A. Papadakis
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The 60th anniversary edition of the most popular, relied-upon guide to internal medicine For 60 years, CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment—the flagship volume of the renowned Lange medical series—has been delivering the authoritative information students, residents, and clinicians need to build their medical knowledge, expertise, and confidence. Covering the latest clinical developments in all facets of medicine and fully focused on bedside clinical issues, this new edition provides completely the latest guidelines, reference, drug prices, approved drugs, and evidence-based coverage of more than 1,000 diseases and disorders—all formatted to enable you to find the answers you need quickly and effortlessly. This landmark guide covers inpatient and outpatient care, focusing on the diagnostic tools relevant to daily practice, and reviews all primary care topics, including gynecology/obstetrics, dermatology, ophthalmology, geriatrics, preventive medicine, psychiatry, and neurology. Now includes a “year in review” feature highlighting what’s new in CMDT! Includes essentials of diagnosis for most diseases/disorders Hundreds of quick-access drug treatment tables with indexed trade names Diagnostic and treatment algorithms present important information in an at-a-glance style Up-to-date references provide peer-reviewed, evidence-based information Seven bonus chapters available online to all book purchasers, featuring expanded content and annual review of advances in HIV treatment and critical information on emerging viral infections

Current Diagnosis Treatment Obstetrics Gynecology 12th Edition

Author : Alan H. DeCherney
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An up-to-date clinically focused text written to answer even the most difficult obstetrics and gynecology question •The single-source OB/GYN resource acclaimed for its currency, comprehensiveness, and strong focus on the practical aspects of clinical diagnosis and patient management•Expanded and extensively updated to reflect the latest research and advances – including the concepts of precision medicine •Of value to medical students, residents, and practicing physicians who will find this an outstanding guide to the management of common and uncommon conditions •Ready-to-apply coverage of more than 1,000 diseases and disorders•Strikes the perfect balance between brevity and clinical necessity, delivering exactly the amount of information needed for quick diagnosis, effective treatment, and improved outcomes•Strong emphasis on disease prevention and evidence-based medicine•Hundreds anatomic drawings, image studies, diagrams, charts, and graphs•NEW CHAPTER on Benign Disorders of the Uterine Corpus; Cardiac Disorders in Pregnancy and Pulmonary Disorders in Pregnancy are now two separate chapters for more detailed, focused coverage of these important topics •Quick-access design facilities use at the point of care

Jekel s Epidemiology Biostatistics and Preventive Medicine E Book

Author : Joann G. Elmore
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Written by renowned epidemiologists and public health experts, this unique text provides complete, concise coverage of epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and public health in clear, easy-to-understand terms. One convenient volume delivers must-know content in four complex areas—information that’s sure to be covered in today’s classrooms and on USMLE exams—presented with a clinical focus and real-life medical examples throughout. Depth of coverage, concise writing style, outstanding online review questions, a clinical emphasis ... these features and more make Jekel's your go-to resource for learning, study, and review. Focuses on clinical problem solving and decision making using epidemiologic concepts and examples. Contains more clinical cases throughout, including global examples. Offers expanded coverage of the impact of big data and precision medicine, as well as an updated and reorganized biostatistics section. Features quick-reference boxes that showcase key concepts and calculations, and dynamic illustrations that facilitate learning using a highly visual approach. Provides almost 300 multiple-choice chapter review questions and answers in print, with additional questions and more online at Student Consult. Aligns content to board blueprints for the USMLE as well as the three specialties certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine: Occupational Medicine, and Public Health & General Preventive Medicine—and is recommended by the ABPM as a top review source for its core specialty examination. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Evolve Instructor site, with an image and table bank as well as chapter overviews as PowerPoints, is available to instructors through their Elsevier sales rep or via request at: https://evolve.elsevier.com.

Diagnosis and Treatment in Rheumatology

Author : Małgorzata Wisłowska
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Diagnosis and Treatment in Rheumatology is a clear and concise handbook of all rheumatic diseases. The book presents organized information about current diagnosis, treatment and statistics (where available) of diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, spndyloarthropathies, gout, systemic lupus erythromatosis, osteoarthritis, myositis and much more. This reader friendly format and up to date information is easily accessible for rheumatology residents and medical students, making the book an ideal reference for study and practice.

CURRENT Diagnosis Treatment Nephrology Hypertension 2nd Edition

Author : Edger Lerma
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A practical, up-to-date guide to the diagnosis, understanding, and treatment of kidney problems and hypertension in adult patients “In contrast to many other books in this area, this one provides a concise yet comprehensive review of each topic without getting lost in too much detail...” – Doody’s Review Service (review of previous edition) Presented in the consistent, easy-to-follow CURRENT format, CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Nephrology & Hypertension, Second Edition delivers incisive, ready-to-use management protocols and valuable therapeutic guidelines from authors who are recognized as the field’s foremost authorities. This essential clinical companion features a practical learn-as-you-go approach to diagnosing and treating renal disorders and hypertension that combines disease management techniques with the latest proven therapies. •NEW! Chapter-ending clinically based Q&A •NEW CHAPTERS include The Kidney in Malignancy, Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD), Palliative Care Nephrology, and Clinical Pharmacology and the Kidney •Fifty-nine chapters deliver a one-of-a-kind overview of all major diseases and disorders, from end-stage renal disease to primary and secondary hypertension •Emphasizes the clinical aspects of kidney care, while also providing comprehensive discussion of pathophysiology and relevant basic and clinical science •Includes an important review of subspecialty considerations: dialysis, transplantation, critical care nephrology, interventional nephrology, palliative care nephrology, clinical renal pharmacology, as well as a new area of specialization – onco-nephrology •Consistently formatted chapters make it easy to locate the essential information you need on diagnosis, testing, disease processes, and the latest treatment and management strategies •Valuable as a clinical refresher or for board review •Strikes the perfect balance between clinical necessity and brevity

Cannabis Use Disorders

Author : Ivan D. Montoya
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This book is an unbiased scientific compendium documenting the state-of-the-art in the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of Cannabis Use Disorders (CUD). Unlike any other current medical text, this volume focuses on the scientific aspects of CUDs and provides a resource for researchers, physicians and other health care providers who treat patients suffering from the disorder or its consequences. It begins by establishing the landscape of the disorder, including its prevalence, association with disabilities and comorbidities, and frequency of patients seeking treatment. The text delves into the complexity of the disorder in today’s environment by including the discoveries on the nature and extent of the endocannabinoid system as well as potential breakthroughs in safe and effective pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments. Experts in the field contribute discussions on the most cutting-edge diagnostic and biological topics, including genetics, medical consequences, and clinical manifestations. The text also covers the challenges and risks presented by external factors, including social repercussions, protective factors, psychiatric comorbidities, withdrawal, and treatment services. Cannabis Use Disorders is a vital resource for researchers, psychiatrists, psychologists, addiction medicine specialists, toxicologists, hospital administrators, nurses, social workers, and all health care professionals working with patients who misuse cannabis.

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2012 Fifty First Edition

Author : Stephen J. McPhee
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Provides information on more than one thousand diseases and disorders.

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2013

Author : Maxine A. Papadakis
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The #1 bestselling annual guide to internal medicine—now completely updated! Learn from the experts – and accelerate your clinical decision making Internationally acclaimed for its scholarship, conciseness, full-color presentation, and encyclopedic scope, CMDT puts the latest research where it belongs . . . into your practice. The new edition of this streamlined clinical companion delivers at-a-glance summaries of the signs, symptoms, epidemiology, etiology, and treatment options for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. Practitioners in both the hospital and ambulatory settings rely on CMDT to keep up with new medical advances, prevention strategies, and cost-effective therapies. Here’s why CMDT is essential to clinical practice: Covers the fundamentals of clinical diagnosis and patient management in all fields of internal medicine A-to-Z survey of all primary care topics, including gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, psychiatry, neurology, toxicology, urology, geriatrics, orthopedics, and palliative care The only text with an annual update on the treatment of HIV infection and AIDS Easy-to-navigate design with numerous figures and tables Drug treatment tables, with indexed trade names and updated costs in each section Current references—with PubMed and PMID numbers “Essentials of Diagnosis” callouts for most diseases/disorders ICD-9 codes listed on inside covers NEW TO THIS EDITION: New chapter on Women’s Health Issues Extensively revised chapters: “Viral & Rickettsial Infections,” “Disorders Related to Environmental Factors,” and “Blood Disorders” Coverage of critical developments in anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy, antihypertensive therapy, hematology, neurology, infectious disease, and cardiovascular medicine Important updates in oncology, including breast cancer treatment options, new lung cancer screening protocols, and cervical screening recommendations New risk assessment model for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and DVT preventive therapies following hip or knee replacement Recent CDC guidelines on adult and adolescent immunizations and the treatment of sexually transmitted infections Overview of new medications, including ivacaftor, eltrombopag, romiplostim, and eculizumab Extensive revision of the section on rhabdomyolysis New section on peripheral artery aneurysms

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2011

Author : Stephen J. McPhee
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The 50th Anniversary Edition of the World’s Most Popular Annual General Medicine Book – Celebrated with a New Full-Color Design Includes 5 online-only chapters at no additional cost at www.AccessMedicine.com/CMDT Your first place to turn for current developments that promise better patient care Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, CMDT offers the most current insight into symptoms, signs, epidemiology, and treatment for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. For each topic you’ll find concise, evidence-based answers to questions regarding both hospital and ambulatory medicine. This streamlined clinical companion is the fastest and easiest way to keep abreast of the latest medical advances, prevention strategies, cost-effective treatments, and more. MORE usable patient-care information in LESS text: A strong focus on the clinical diagnosis and patient management tools essential to daily practice Full review of all internal medicine and primary care topics, including gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, neurology, and ophthalmology The only text with an annual review of advances in HIV treatment Hundreds of drug treatment tables, with indexed trade names and updated prices – plus helpful diagnostic and treatment algorithms Recent references with PMID numbers for fast access to abstracts or full-text articles ICD-9 codes listed on the inside covers Five online-only chapters available at no additional cost at www.AccessMedicine.com/CMDT NEW to this edition: Full-color photos and illustrations integrated with text throughout book, including much expanded dermatology and ophthalmology images Newly introduced topics: E. coli O145, floppy iris syndrome, and expanded coverage of H1N1 influenza A New information: emerging role for B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) as marker of early left ventricular myocardial failure, new approaches to correction of aortic stenosis and to aortic regurgitation in Marfan syndrome, risks of typical and atypical antipsychotic medications, and new hypoglycemic agents Substantial update on cardiology and hypertension, including use of stents and cardiac resynchronization therapy with biventricular pacemaker insertion, recent ACC/AHA criteria for appropriateness of coronary revascularization, use of prasugrel and clopidogrel compared with aspirin in prevention of stent thrombosis, dronedarone and catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation and dabigatran versus warfarin in prevention of atrial fibrillation-related stroke, as well as guidelines for developing an antihypertensive regimen Updated information on pathogenesis and treatment of immune and drug-induced thrombocytopenia, new investigational anticoagulants such as rivaroxaban and idraparinux, risk stratification and prophylactic regimens for deep venous thrombosis and venous thromboembolism, and a prognostic model for pulmonary emboli Expanded information on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, treatment of pharyngitis and laryngitis, approaches to the diagnosis of syphilis, diagnosis and complications with borreliosis and its coinfections, acute and chronic viral hepatitides, amyloidosis, treatment and prognosis of venous stasis ulcers, and therapy for heat stroke and burns Substantially updated treatment sections: HIV infections and AIDS and advances in therapy for breast cancer in women Updated section on immunization requirements New CMDT Online chapter on Sports Medicine and Outpatient Orthopedics