Applied Physiology in Intensive Care Medicine 2 Physiological Reviews and Editorials
Editors: Michael R. Pinsky MD, Laurent Brochard MD, Jordi Mancebo MD, Massimo Antonelli Publisher: Springer
Print ISBN: 978-3-642-28232-4
Size: 15 MB
Important strides have been made in understanding the pathophysiologic basis of many inflammatory conditions in recent years, but rheumatology remains a discipline in which diagnosis is rooted in the medical history skillfully extracted from the patient, the careful physical examination, and the discriminating use of laboratorytests and imaging. Moreover, selection of the most appropriate therapyfor patients with rheumatic diseases also remains heavily reliant upon clinical experience. Medical disciplines such as rheumatology that depend significantly upon clinical wisdom are prone to the development of systems of ‘Pearls’ and ‘Myths,’ related to the diseases they call their own, a ‘Pearl’ being a nugget of truth about the diagnosis or treatment of a particular disease that has been gained by dint of clinical experience and a ‘Myth’ being a commonly held belief that influences the practice of many clinicians – but is false. This book will pool together the clinical wisdom of seasoned, expert rheumatologists who participate in the care of patients with autoimmune diseases, systemic inflammatory disorders, and all other rheumatic conditions.
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Now in its revised, updated Fifth Edition, The Cleveland ClinicIntensive Review of Internal Medicine offers thorough preparation for board certification and recertification exams in internal medicine. It is written by distinguished Cleveland Clinic faculty and serves as the syllabus for the Cleveland Clinic’s esteemed internal medicine board review course.
Clinical vignettes and bulleted lists throughout the book highlight key clinical points. This edition also includes boxed “Points to Remember”. Board simulations appear at the end of each section. An updated mockboard exam containing over 200 multiple-choice questions appears at the end of the book.
1. This book is ROCK SOLID for preparing for Steps 2CK and 3 of the USMLEs.
2. When I first bought this book I didn’t think I would be able to get through it in time, but I really wanted to have a good case book along with the questions that I was doing for my medicine shelf. The book actually went really fast, and I felt like I learned the material better than I would have just by doing questions, or reading a traditional text. I only had 2 months in my medicine block and got through this book twice and made honors on the shelf! The algorithms were key, and although I did think there may have been some mnemonic overkill I remembered a lot of them when I actually took the shelf. Do yourself a favor and buy this book. You will be happy when you get your shelf results. I’ll probably use it when I am a medicine intern too.
3. The cases have variations that lead you to develop a differential, and clear tables are provided that summarize useful information.
Organized by subspecialty, this case-based review covers all the information students are expected to learn during their internal medicine clerkship. Each topic begins with a brief patient history and a question about the most likely diagnosis or next step in management followed by a discussion of alternative diagnoses and management strategies. The user-friendly approach includes numerous algorithms, images, mnemonics, and tables.
Established for over 40 years, as the “bible” of the medical ward, The Washington Manual® of Medical Therapeutics is now in its Thirty-Third Edition and builds upon that proud tradition—with even more of the current information you need, delivered in a timesaving, quick-reference style. Its portability, comprehensiveness, and ease of access makes it a favorite on-call resource for housestaff and faculty around the world. In this edition, color has been added for better navigation, new decision support algorithms have been added, and an improved templated and bulleted format facilitates a quicker answer.
With this edition you now have the capability to upload this content to your handheld device and receive updates to the information throughout the activation period. Plus, you have access to eight medical calculators that include:
GFR – Cockcroft-Gault Method (Adult)
Urea Reduction % (Hemodialysis)
Transtubular Potassium Gradient
Body Mass Index (BMI)
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 fromWashington University.
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Newly released Concise Cardiology by Daniels is the best cardiology pocket-book I’ve seen. It’s chapters are easy to read and navigate, filled with nice charts and diagrams. Bullet-points make important concepts easy to review. Literature review summary on each subject make this a useful book even at the fellow/attending level. The book dimensions and weight make it easy to carry in you pocket. I am a senior IM resident at a top program and soon-to-be cardiology fellow. I use this book all the time on my cards rotations!
Written by residents, fellows in training, and experienced attending physicians, this pocket book presents an evidence-based clinical approach to cardiology in a concise quick-reference format. The book is designed for rapid point-of-care consultation and is ideal for residents, fellows, andpractitioners who operate in a fast-paced environment.
The comprehensive coverage ranges from preventive cardiology, to acute coronary syndromes, to electrophysiology, to cardiology consultation. Current AHA/ACC guidelines are combined with evidence-based findings and reviews of clinical trials. Each clinical problem is analyzed in detail to aid in diagnosis. Appendices cover central vascular access techniques and clinical pharmacology.
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Ideal for busy medical practitioners who need quick, reliable answers, Conn’s Current Therapy is the one resource that focuses solely on the most up-to-date treatment protocols for the most common complaints and diagnoses. Hundreds of international contributors provide evidence-based advice to help you make more effective diagnoses and apply the most promising therapeutic strategies.
Apply the proven treatment strategies of hundreds of top experts in your field.
Get quick access to critical information with “Current Diagnosis” and “Current Therapy” boxes at the beginning of each chapter as well as standardized diagnostic points and clinical recommendation tables.Access the full text online-including four “bonus” chapters-anytime, anywhere at www.expertconsult.com.Easily reference in-depth topics such as chest pain, pseudomembranous colitis, metabolic conditions, digestive diseases, skin disorders, and more with a reworked organization that lets you look up specific illnesses and find all the information you need in one place.
Apply the latest treatment options for campylobacter and blood component therapy with the aid of two brand-new chapters.
This quick-reference handbook on clinical infectious diseases is intendedfor a broad medical audience. Written in outline format with 45 short focused chapters covering core infectious disease topics, the book provides a basic introduction to identifying and managing commonly encountered problems. Organized by system, each section begins with a general framework covering clinical presentation, laboratory and diagnosticevaluation, and empirical antibiotic therapy. Individual chapters within sections are devoted to particular problems and cover pathogenesis and risk factors, microbial causes, clinical manifestations, approach to the patient (history, examination, diagnostic studies), diagnostic criteria, and medical, antimicrobial, and surgical management. “Essentials of Clinical Infectious Diseases” features chapters that include suggested antibiotics specific to the disease process with adult, pediatric, and ob-gyn dosing considerations. It focuses on clinical approach to evaluation and management of the patient. It includes basic infection control procedures for hospitalized patients.
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