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The Internal Medicine Work-Up (Patient Encounters)

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This new series of pocket-sized books provides practical, how-to guidance for medical students approaching patients for the first time in a new clinical rotation. Each book identifies pertinent positives and negatives in histories and physicals; provides guidance on working up a patient, including appropriate diagnostic studies and procedures; explains the rationale behind clinical decision making; and provides diagnosis-based, evidence-based, high-yield, peer-reviewed journal references. Each book in this series focuses on the important stages or timelines within a specific clinical discipline.

Synopsis:

Patient Encounters: The Internal Medicine Work-Up provides practical, how-to guidance for medical students approaching patients for the first time in a new internal medicine rotation. This pocket-sized book covers most common conditions encountered in the internal medicine clerkship and focuses on the important stages or timelines in the patient encounter. The book identifies pertinent positives, negatives, and alert conditions in the history and physical examination; provides guidance on working up the patient, including appropriate diagnostic studies and procedures; explains the rationale behind clinical decision making; and provides diagnosis-based, evidence-based, high-yield, peer-reviewed journal references.

Synopsis:

Patient assessment and management made easier! Ease the transition from the basic sciences to clinical medicine with this practical how-to guide to patient management. This pocket-sized book provides third- and fourth-year students with a concise, organized review of the most important patient assessment and management in internal medicine.

  • Each chapter begins with a patient encounter, followed by an overview, acute management and work-up, extended hospital management, disposition, and suggested readings
  • Clinical pearls are interspersed throughout the text, emphasizing clinical tips, statistics, or findings that will help students better understand the diagnosis and management
  • Bulleted lists of key points for each chapter summarize important points to remember

Table of Contents

Series Reviewers

Preface

How to Use This Book

Acknowledgments

Section 1: Introduction

  • Chapter 1: Taking a History
  • Chapter 2: The Physical Examination
  • Chapter 3: Preparing the Write-Up and Presenting on Rounds
  • Section 2: Cardiology

  • Chapter 4: Approach to the Cardiovascular Evaluation
  • Chapter 5: Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Chapter 6: Systolic Heart Failure
  • Chapter 7: Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
  • Chapter 8: Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Disease
  • Chapter 9: Hypertensive Crisis
  • Chapter 10: Pericardial Disease
  • Chapter 11: Bradyarrhythmia
  • Chapter 12: Tachyarrhythmia
  • Chapter 13: Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter
  • Chapter 14: Valvular Heart Disease
  • Chapter 15: Syncope
  • Section 3: Pulmonology

  • Chapter 16: Approach to the Pulmonary Evaluation
  • Chapter 17: Hypoxic Respiratory Failure
  • Chapter 18: Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure
  • Chapter 19: Pulmonary Embolism
  • Chapter 20: Asthma
  • Chapter 21: COPD
  • Chapter 22: Pleural Effusions
  • Chapter 23: Hemoptysis
  • Section 4: Infectious Disease

  • Chapter 24: Approach to the Infectious Disease Evaluation
  • Chapter 25: Pneumonia
  • Chapter 26: Meningitis
  • Chapter 27: Urinary Tract Infections and Pyelonephritis
  • Chapter 28: Endocarditis
  • Chapter 29: Sepsis
  • Chapter 30: HIV/AIDS in Hospitalized Patients
  • Section 5: Gastroenterology

  • Chapter 31: Approach to the Gastrointestinal Evaluation
  • Chapter 32: Acute Pancreatitis
  • Chapter 33: New-Onset Jaundice
  • Chapter 34: Acute Hepatitis
  • Chapter 35: Chronic Liver Disease and Portal Hypertension
  • Chapter 36: Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Section 6: Nephrology

  • Chapter 37: Approach to the Renal Evaluation
  • Chapter 38: Acute Renal Failure
  • Chapter 39: Chronic Kidney Disease in the Hospitalized Patient
  • Chapter 40: Metabolic Acidosis
  • Chapter 41: Hyponatremia
  • Chapter 42: Hyperkalemia
  • Section 7: Endocrinology

  • Chapter 43: Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Non-Ketotic Coma
  • Chapter 44: Management of Hospitalized Patients with Diabetes Mellitus
  • Chapter 45: Endocrine Emergencies
  • Section 8: Hematology

  • Chapter 46: Anemia
  • Chapter 47: Thrombocytopenia
  • Section 9: Special Circumstances

  • Chapter 48: Alcohol Intoxication and Withdrawal
  • Chapter 49: Toxic Ingestions
  • Chapter 50: The Hospitalized Elderly Patient

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781793964
Author:
Garibaldi, Brian
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Editor:
Potter-Bell, Susan
Editor:
Diallo, Alfa O.
Author:
Potter-Bell, Susan
Author:
Diallo, Alfa Omar
Author:
Garibaldi, Brian T.
Author:
Clark-Files, D.
Author:
Troy, Patrick J
Subject:
Test Preparation & Review
Subject:
Clinical clerkship.
Subject:
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures.
Subject:
Diseases
Subject:
Allied Health Services - Medical Assistants
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Test Guides
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Patient Encounters
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
600
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 0.75 lb

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Patient Encounters: The Internal Medicine Work-Up provides practical, how-to guidance for medical students approaching patients for the first time in a new internal medicine rotation. This pocket-sized book covers most common conditions encountered in the internal medicine clerkship and focuses on the important stages or timelines in the patient encounter. The book identifies pertinent positives, negatives, and alert conditions in the history and physical examination; provides guidance on working up the patient, including appropriate diagnostic studies and procedures; explains the rationale behind clinical decision making; and provides diagnosis-based, evidence-based, high-yield, peer-reviewed journal references.

"Synopsis" by ,
Patient assessment and management made easier! Ease the transition from the basic sciences to clinical medicine with this practical how-to guide to patient management. This pocket-sized book provides third- and fourth-year students with a concise, organized review of the most important patient assessment and management in internal medicine.

  • Each chapter begins with a patient encounter, followed by an overview, acute management and work-up, extended hospital management, disposition, and suggested readings
  • Clinical pearls are interspersed throughout the text, emphasizing clinical tips, statistics, or findings that will help students better understand the diagnosis and management
  • Bulleted lists of key points for each chapter summarize important points to remember

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