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Hospital Medicine

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ISBN-10: 0683304828

ISBN-13: 9780683304824

Edition: 2000

Authors: Robert M. Wachter, Lee Goldman, Harry Hollander

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List price: $79.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1120
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.742
Language: English

Contributorsp. xi
Prefacep. xxi
General Issues in Hospital Medicinep. 1
Models of Hospital Carep. 3
Hospital Interfacesp. 9
Bayesian Reasoning and Diagnostic Testingp. 15
Decision Analysisp. 21
Cost-Effectivenessp. 29
Assessment and Improvement of Quality and Valuep. 33
Practice Guidelines and Clinical Pathwaysp. 39
Patient Satisfaction with Hospital Carep. 45
Iatrogenesis and the Risks of Hospitalizationp. 49
Nutritional Issues in the Hospitalized Patientp. 55
Approach to the Hospitalized Older Patientp. 61
Ethical Issues in the Hospitalized Patientp. 69
Pain Management in the Hospitalized Patientp. 79
End of Life Care in the Hospitalp. 87
Critical Care Medicinep. 93
Approach to the ICU Patientp. 95
Ventilator Managementp. 105
Acute Respiratory Failurep. 115
Hypotension, Shock, and Multiple Organ Failurep. 123
Sepsis Syndromep. 133
Consultation Medicinep. 139
Medical Consultationp. 141
Preoperative Evaluationp. 147
Postoperative Carep. 159
Medical Complications of Pregnancyp. 165
Cardiovascular Medicinep. 171
Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Cardiovascular Diseasesp. 173
Diagnostic Tests in Cardiologyp. 189
Angina and Unstable Anginap. 203
Acute Myocardial Infarctionp. 217
Heart Failurep. 231
Heart Transplantationp. 243
Valvular Heart Diseasep. 251
Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, and Other Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmiasp. 263
Ventricular Arrhythmias and Cardiac Arrestp. 275
Syncopep. 289
Bradycardia and Pacemakersp. 297
Pericardial Diseasep. 309
Urgent and Emergent Hypertensionp. 321
Aortic Dissection, Aneurysm, and Rupturep. 329
Peripheral Arterial Diseasep. 339
Deep Venous Thrombosisp. 347
Pulmonaryp. 357
Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Pulmonary Medicinep. 359
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseasep. 373
Exacerbations of Asthma and Bronchitisp. 381
Interstitial Lung Diseasep. 393
Lung Transplantation and Lung Volume Reduction Surgeryp. 405
Pulmonary Embolismp. 413
Pulmonary Hypertensionp. 421
Pleural Effusion and Pneumothoraxp. 429
Pulmonary Nodulesp. 439
Infectious Diseasesp. 445
Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Infectious Diseasesp. 447
Infections in Immunocompromised Hostsp. 459
Parenteral Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistancep. 469
Community-Acquired Pneumoniap. 479
Hospital-Acquired Pneumoniap. 491
Tuberculosisp. 499
Urinary Tract Infectionp. 509
Cellulitis and Necrotizing Fasciitisp. 517
Meningitisp. 525
Endocarditisp. 535
Catheter-Associated Infection and Bacteremiap. 543
Hiv Diseasep. 551
Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in HIV Diseasep. 553
Pulmonary Manifestations of HIV Infectionp. 561
Neurologic Manifestations of HIV Diseasep. 571
Gastroenterologyp. 581
Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Gastrointestinal Diseasep. 583
Acute Gastrointestinal Bleedingp. 599
Esophageal Disordersp. 611
Peptic Ulcer Disease and Stress-Related Mucosal Diseasep. 619
Inflammatory Bowel Diseasep. 627
Acute Hepatitis and Liver Failurep. 635
Cirrhosis and Its Complicationsp. 643
Disorders of the Biliary Systemp. 653
Liver Transplantationp. 663
Acute Pancreatitisp. 671
Other Abdominal Emergencies: Appendicitis, Diverticulitis, and Ischemic Bowelp. 683
Ileus and Obstruction of the Gastrointestinal Tractp. 695
Hematology-Oncologyp. 705
Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Hematology-Oncologyp. 707
Principles of Chemotherapyp. 719
Principles of Transfusion Medicinep. 727
Oncologic Emergenciesp. 737
Leukemiap. 747
Lymphomap. 755
Chronic Myeloproliferative Disordersp. 765
Bone Marrow Transplantationp. 773
Sickle Cell Diseasep. 783
Hemorrhagic and Thrombotic Disordersp. 791
Renalp. 807
Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Renal Diseasep. 809
Acute Renal Failurep. 821
Management of the Hospitalized Patient on Dialysisp. 831
Renal Transplantationp. 841
Renal Stone Disease and Obstructionp. 851
Common Electrolyte Disordersp. 859
Common Acid-Base Disordersp. 871
Endocrinologyp. 881
Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Endocrinologyp. 883
Diabetes Mellitus and Its Complications in the Hospitalp. 891
Acute Presentations of Thyroid Diseasep. 903
Adrenal Insufficiency and Crisisp. 913
Rheumatologyp. 919
Signs, Symptoms, and Laboratory Abnormalities in Rheumatologyp. 921
Vasculitisp. 931
Acute Presentations of Selected Rheumatic Disordersp. 943
Acute Arthritisp. 951
Back Painp. 961
Neurology and Psychiatryp. 969
Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnostic Tests in Neurologyp. 971
Strokep. 983
Central Nervous System Hemorrhage and Increased Intracranial Pressurep. 991
Seizuresp. 1005
Depression in the Hospitalized Patientp. 1017
Toxicology and Allergyp. 1025
Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxisp. 1027
Drug Overdoses and Dependencep. 1035
Acute Alcohol Intoxication and Alcohol Withdrawalp. 1047
Indexp. 1055
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