A unique manual for teaching and learning 100 of the most important topics encountered on roundsTeaching Rounds is a highly visual, carry-anywhere resource that enables residents in teaching hospitals to learn in an effective, memorable way without the need for a blackboard or dense text.The authors have identified the ten most important topics to discuss on rounds across ten specialties. Each topic is featured on its own, removable card that showcase a visual aid, case-base questions and answers, key clinical pearls, and references. Topics are further grouped into teaching categories, such as Diagnostic Approach, Disease Classification, and Pathophysiology, among others.If you are looking for a concise text that not only identifies need-to-know “pearls,” but also simplifies how to teach and learn them, Teaching Rounds belongs in your lab coat pocket.
Clinical judgment is a critical aspect – perhaps the most critical aspect – of efficient, accurate, and cost-effective patient care. Focusing on essential clinical skills, On Rounds: 1000 Internal Medicine Pearls helps clinicians in training and in practice to identify the critical findings that will simplify complex clinical problems and lead to an accurate diagnosis. One thousand easy-to-remember clinical aphorisms, or “pearls,” help you distinguish the important findings from the incidental, pointing out the distinctive features amidst the mass of data that is accumulated in the evaluation of a sick patient, and leading to the development of mature clinical judgment.Go “on rounds” with one of the most respected educators in internal medicine and learn from his nearly 50 years of clinical experience.Focus on the areas that are often a source of confusion for students, trainees, and even seasoned practitioners.Learn each pearl in a relevant clinical context, with tables, clinical images, and physiology information, where appropriate.Recognize “black pearls:” statements that, although widely believed, are demonstrably false.Improve your clinical judgment skills whether you’re a resident or an experienced clinician.Carry these pocket-sized pearls with you for quick reference.Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:Complete content with enhanced navigation Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the webCross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigationHighlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the textAbility to take and share notes with friends and colleaguesQuick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
Don't gamble on the most important exam of your career... ace the boards with The Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review! Brought to you from the birthplace of Internal Medicine and regarded as the most effective review tool in the specialty, it will ensure you're as equipped as possible on your way to certification or recertification. From internists to primary care physicians, this no-nonsense book is a must-have companion for everyone in the field. Respected experts summarize just the imperative information you need to know for certification or recertification. Comprehensive review text, bolded key information, and helpful tables and algorithms equip you with all the core knowledge you need.Exam-taking tips and tricks allow you to go into the exam with confidence. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to test your skills and simulate the exam experience with over 1,000 additional exam questions in study and test modes.Features full-color clinical images covering all the image types you’ll see on the boards, including x-rays, common skin findings, peripheral blood smears, ophthalmology findings, and CT and MR images.
Master the Wards: Internal Medicine Handbook improves your confidence so you can survive the clerkship and ace the shelf. With this in hand, you can arrive prepared on day 1 of your medicine rotation. Written by a residency director who has been a clerkship director--and once, long ago, a med student just like you!--this handbook presents a core set of diseases and disorders from the point of view of how patients present, and teaches you how to assess patients beginning with their chief complaints. Special features help you look like a rock star and improve patient safety:Organized by chief complaintRound-Saver tips help you delivery quality careHow NOT to Kill Your Patient boxes point you to critical "don't miss" diagnoses and things to look out forThings You Will Be Asked On Rounds boxes prep you for attendings' questions
The leading textbook of hospital medicine – completely updated to reflect today’s challenges Since its publication in 2012, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition has become the field’s premier resource. Comprehensive, authoritative, and practical, this landmark text provides a solid grounding in clinical, organizational, and administrative areas central to the practice of hospital medicine. The Second Edition has been completely updated to reflect the evolving practice responsibilities of hospitalists. Examples include value-based medicine, expanded surgical content, bedside clinical reasoning, and a new segment devoted to rehabilitation and skilled nursing care. This edition also features a more accessible and streamlined full-color design enriched by more than 600 illustrations. Each clinical chapter opens with boxed Key Clinical Questions that are addressed in the text and summarized in hundreds of tables. Case studies demonstrate how to apply this information specifically to the management of hospitalized patients.Representing the expertise of more than two hundred renowned contributors, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition is logically divided into six sections:• The Specialty of Hospital Medicine and Systems of Care• Medical Consultation• Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Care• The Approach to the Patient at the Bedside• Diagnostic Testing and Procedures• Clinical Conditions in the Inpatient SettingPrinciples and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition is essential reading for clinicians who strive to optimize inpatient care and sharpen their leadership skills.
Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, the 5th edition of Pocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine provides key clinical information and solutions to common problems faced in the practice of internal medicine.Designed to fit in a pocket, this 6-ring looseleaf binder tackles the diagnosis and treatment of the most common disorders in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology.Bulleted lists combined with tables and algorithms allow busy clinicians to find the information they need rapidly. A 16-page color insert displays classic normal and abnormal radiographs, CT scans, echocardiograms, peripheral blood smears, and urinalyses seen in the practice of internal medicine.Completely updated, this highly regarded, best-selling reference is ideal for medical students, interns, residents, and candidates reviewing for internal medicine board exams.FEATURES:• User-friendly 2-color design• Small enough to fit in a pocket• 6-ring binder to accommodate notes• Tabs help locate major organ systems quickly• Content has been fully updated to include the most recent information across the full breadth of inpatient internal medicine.If you purchased a copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e, ISBN 978-1-4511-8237-8, please make note of the following important correction on page 1-36:Oral anticoagulation (Chest 2012;141:e531S; EHJ 2012;33:2719; Circ 2013;127:1916)· All valvular AF as stroke risk very high· Nonvalv. AF: stroke risk ~4.5%/y; anticoag ® 68% ¯ stroke; use a risk score to guide Rx:CHADS2: CHF (1 point), HTN (1), Age ≥75 y (1), DM (1), prior Stroke/TIA (2)CHA2DS2-VASc: adds 65–74 y (1) ≥75 y (2), vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1)score ³2 ® anticoag; score 1 ® consider anticoag or ASA (? latter reasonable if risk factor age 65-74 y, vasc dis. or ?); antithrombotic Rx even if rhythm control [SCORE CORRECTED]· Rx options: factor Xa or direct thrombin inhib (non-valv only; no monitoring required) orwarfarin (INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if high risk of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, considerASA + clopi or, even less effective, ASA alone (NEJM 2009;360:2066)Please make note of this correction in your copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e immediately and contact LWW’s Customer Service Department at 1.800.638.3030 or 1.301.223.2300 so that you may be issued a corrected page 1-36. You may also download a PDF of page 1-36 directly from www.lww.com/PocketMedicine. All copies of Pocket Medicine, 5e with the ISBN: 978-1-4511-9378-7 include this correction.
2,000 illustrations enable fast and accurate visual diagnosis of more than 200 internal medicine conditionsA Doody's Core Title for 2017!”The Color Atlas of Internal Medicine is in the same vein as The Color Atlas of Family Medicine, by many of the same authors, which was published in 2009 and updated in 2013. In my review of the 2009 version, I noted, ‘This is what a modern textbook should be. It is concise yet comprehensive in the breadth of topics and, as the title suggests, robust with color photographs of extraordinarily good quality.’ That statement stands for this book as well -- this is what a modern textbook should be. Reiterating my thoughts from 2009, ‘By far, this is one of the best, most useful textbooks I have seen in a very long time. It is a must for the library of every primary care physician." --5 Stars--Doody's Review ServiceThis beautiful full-color resource delivers everything practicing internists want and need in an atlas. The book features a strong visual approach, the use of introductory cases in all chapters, complete patient management guidance through concise synoptic text, and the inclusion of evidence grades for diagnosis and treatment recommendations. The Color Atlas of Internal Medicine utilizes a consistent chapter organization that includes:Patient StoryEpidemiologyEtiology/PathophysiologyDiagnosisDifferential DiagnosisManagementPrognosisFollow UpPatient EducationThe Color Atlas of Internal Medicine is enhanced by an unsurpassed collection of more than 2,000 high-quality clinical, morphologic, laboratory, and radiological images that represent the signs of the disorders you will most often encounter in everyday practice.
Concise, portable, and user-friendly, The Washington Manual® General Internal Medicine Consult, Third Edition, provides quick access to the essential information needed when performing an inpatient consult. Chapters are organized around presenting symptom (e.g., approach to nausea, approach to low back pain), allowing quick look-up of differential diagnosis and management. Ideal for medical students, residents, and practitioners, the manual is also useful as a quick-reference guide for practicing hospitalists. Key Features:Brief, focused information throughout, zeroing in on the essential diagnosis and assessment information you need for an internal medicine consult.Thoroughly revised to include new approaches to diagnosis and new therapeutic management, as well as an all-new chapter on venous thromboembolic disease.Organized by presenting symptom, making information easy to find so you can maximize your time spent during the consult.Perfect for residents asked to perform a medical consult, hospitalists, students, NPs, and PAs.Written by residents, fellows, and attending physicians from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offlinePowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooksMultiple viewing options offer the ability to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive designThe ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
NOTE: This book contains eBook-only content. The last 2 chapters (27: Neurologic Disorders and 28: Toxicology) of the book are only available via the eBook (Inkling and Kindle) version of the book as stated in the Table of Contents. If you have a print version, please reference the eBook instructions and activation code on the inside cover in order to access this content.Discover why housestaff and faculty worldwide depend on this best-selling medical text – both in print and eBook format! Concise and user-friendly, The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 35th Edition, focuses on the essential information you need to know for successful patient care. Written by residents who are assisted by faculty co-authors and an outstanding editorial team, this must-have reference presents brief, logical approaches to diagnosis and management of commonly encountered medical conditions, including new therapies that improve patient outcomes. Thoroughly updated throughout, the 35th Edition provides a clear view of the challenges faced by residents, interns, medical students, and other practitioners, plus offers practical solutions, and expert guidance – all in one convenient and easily accessible source. Features: Thoroughly updated to reflect the increasing and ever-changing advances in medical technology and therapeutics. Comprehensive coverage addresses all areas of medicine and the core subspecialties, including neurology and toxicology content available online. Concise, practical format features a brief discussion of pathophysiology, an evidence-based presentation of current therapies, and need-to-know diagnostic and therapeutic guidance from global experts. Easy-to-follow guidelines, diagrams, and algorithms assist in the diagnosis, investigation, and management of frequently encountered medical conditions. Edited by Internal Medicine Chief Residents from the Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like: Complete content with enhanced navigation Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use The Washington Manual is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.