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Approach to Internal Medicine: A Resource Book for Clinical Practice 4th Edition 2016

Approach to Internal Medicine: A Resource Book for Clinical Practice 4th Edition 2016

Approach to Internal Medicine A Resource Book for Clinical Practice 4th Edition 2016

Approach to Internal Medicine A Resource Book for Clinical Practice 4th Edition 2016

This fully updated 4th Edition of provides an integrated symptom- and issue-based approach with easy access to high yield clinical information. For each topic, carefully organized sections on different diagnoses, investigations, and treatments are designed to facilitate patient care and examination preparation. Numerous clinical pearls and comparison tables are provided to help enhance learning, and international units (US and metric) are used to facilitate application in everyday clinical practice.

The book covers many highly important, rarely discussed topics in medicine (e.g., smoking cessation, obesity, transfusion reactions, needle stick injuries, code status discussion, interpretation of gram stain, palliative care), and new chapters on end-of-life care and depression have been added. The fourth edition includes many reader-friendly improvements such as better formatting, intuitive ordering of chapters, and incorporation of the most recent guidelines for each topic. Approach to Internal Medicine continues to serve as an essential reference for every medical student, resident, fellow, practicing physician, nurse, and physician assistant.

Editorial Reviews

Review

“This is an update of a pocket-sized compendium of high-yield information on internal medicine diagnoses and differential diagnoses for busy clinicians. … The audience is clearly clinicians, and the book assumes that readers have a working knowledge of the subject. … This is an excellent and worthy pocket memory-jogger … .” (Vincent F. Carr, Doody’s Book Reviews, January, 2016)



From the Back Cover

This book offers an integrated symptom- and issue-based approach to internal medicine. Fully updated and revised, the Fourth Edition provides clinicians and trainees with a high-yield, evidence-based, and concise resource for everyday use, bedside teaching, and examination preparation. It presents over 250 internal medicine topics classified under 17 subspecialties. For each topic, differential diagnoses, investigations, and treatments are outlined. Comparison tables aimed at highlighting the distinguishing features between various clinical entities are featured and numerous clinical pearls and mnemonics enhance understanding of the topics. The book covers many highly important topics in medicine; for example, smoking cessation, obesity, transfusion reactions, needle stick injuries, code status discussion, interpretation of gram stain, and palliative care.  Approach to Internal Medicine, Fourth Edition, continues to serve as an essential reference for every medical student, resident, fellow, practicing physician, nurse, and physician assistant.

About the Author

David Hui is at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

Alexander Leung is currently in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Raj Padwal is currently at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Product details

  • File Size: 2083 KB
  • Print Length: 542 pages
  • Publisher: Springer; 4 edition (October 1, 2015)
  • Publication Date: October 1, 2015
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0162E0L4C

 

 

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