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First Exposure to Internal Medicine: Hospital Medicine

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ISBN-10: 0071459014

ISBN-13: 9780071459013

Edition: 2007

Authors: Charles H. Griffith, Andrew R. Hoellein

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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 rotationFIRST 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 interpretationIncludes system-organized review of diseases and symptoms encountered in an…    
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Book details

List price: $59.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 3/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Charles H. Griffith, III, MD Inpatient Internal Medicine Clerkship Director, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Andrew R. Hoellein, MD, Outpatient Internal Medicine Clerkship Director, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
General
Introduction to Inpatient Internal Medicine/General Inpatient Skills
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Decision Making
Procedures
Intensive Care Medicine
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Interpretation of the Electrocardiogram
Cardiovascular
Chest Pain
Acute Coronary Syndromes
Congestive Heart Failure
Hypertensive Urgency/Emergency
Arrhythmias
Shock
Pulmonary
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Respiratory Failure
Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
Evaluation of Dyspnea
Pneumonia
Pleural Effusion
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Pneumothorax
Chest X-ray Interpretation
Gastrointestinal
Abdominal Pain
Nausea and Vomiting in the Hospitalized Patient
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Pseudomembranous Colitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Evaluation and Management of Ascites
Complications of Portal Hypertension
Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
Cholelithiasis, Pcholecystitis, and Cholangitis
Evaluation of Jaundice
Renal
Acute Renal Failure
Chronic Kidney Disease and Complications
Acid-Base Disorders Joel
Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia
Hyperkalemia
Basics of Fluid Management
Endocrine
Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglyceraic State
Inpatient Glycemic Control
Hypercalcemia
Infectious Disease
Inpatient HIV-Related Conditions
Fever in the Hospitalized Patient
Fever of Unknown Origin
Cellulitis
Pressure Ulcers
Meningitis
Pyelonephritis
Infective Endocarditis
Sepsis and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Inpatient Antibiotic Choice
Hematology-Oncology
Approach to Anemia and Thrombocytopenia
Issues in Blood Transfusions
Oncologic Emergencies
Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Multiple Myeloma
Musculoskeletal
Infectious Arthritis
Neurologic
Altered Mental Status
Seizures
Stroke
Syncope
Other
Alcohol Withdrawal
Overdose and Toxicology
Pain Management in the Hospitalized Patient
Nutrition in the Hospitalized Patient
Suicide
End-of-Life Care Issues
Index