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Practical Guide to the Care of the Medical Patient : Expert Consult: Online and Print,9780323071581

Practical Guide to the Care of the Medical Patient : Expert Consult: Online and Print

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9780323071581

ISBN10:
0323071589
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Pub. Date:
6/11/2010
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Elsevier Science Health Science div
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Summary

Practical Guide to the Care of the Medical Patient is the concise and clinically-focused pocket resource you need to get through your internal medicine clerkship or residency. Dr. Fred Ferri offers his experience as a leading teacher and clinician to help you diagnose and manage more than 225 disorders, signs, and symptoms. The new hardcover ring binder lets you carry the sections you need and add personalized materials. With the fully searchable text at expertconsult.com-along with practical information on diagnoses, treatment, procedures, and labs-this guide gives you convenient access to the information you need anytime you need it.in print and online. Includes access to the fully searchable text online at expertconsult.com, along with procedures and labs.Offers a more concise, compact format with only must-know clinical information for greater portability and ease of reference.Features a ring binder with a hard plastic cover so that you can carry the sections you need, add personalized materials, and keep everything together and safe.Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued. Registration and use of the web site is subject to the terms of the non-transferable, limited license under which access to the site and its content is granted by Elsevier. Access to the site by individuals is limited to the first retail purchaser and may not be transferred to another party by resale, lending or other means.

Table of Contents

Surviving the Wards
Evaluating the Patient (H&P)
The Medical History
The Physical Exam
The Elderly Patient
Diagnostic Aids
Charting
Admission Orders
Lab Shorthand Notation
Dictating the H&P
Progress (SOAP) Note
Consult Note
Preoperative Note
Operative Note
Procedure Note
Discharge Summary
Pronouncing Death While on Call
Discharge Against Medical Advice (AMA)
Evaluating the Labs
Diagnostic Tests: The Basics
The Chest X-Ray
The Electrocardiogram
The Pulmonary Artery Catheter (Swan-Ganz)
Pulmonary Function Tests
Mechanical Ventilation
Pacemakers
Prosthetic Heart Valves
Procedures
Lumbar Puncture
Thoracentesis
Paracentesis
Arthrocentesis
Radial Artery Cannulation (A-Line)
Central Venous Access (CVP Line)
Facts and Formulas
Cardiovascular
Pulmonary
Renal, Fluids, Electrolytes
Calcium
Nutrition
Epidemiology
Miscellaneous
Formulary
IV Drips
Steroid Conversion Table
Regular Insulin (SC) Sliding Scale
Opioid Analgesics Dosing Table
Heparin Sliding Scale
Nutrition Feeds
Rx of Common Side Effects
DVT Prophylaxis
ACLS Algorithms
The Differential Diagnosis: Zebras Or Horses?
Abdominal Distention
Abdominal Pain
Abortion, Recurrent
Aches and Pains, Diffuse
Adnexal Mass
Adrenal Masses
Adynamic Ileus
Aerophagia
Alveolar Consolidation
Alveolar Hemorrhage
Amenorrhea
Amnesia
Anal Incontinence
Anisocoria
Anovulation
Arterial Occlusion
Arthritis and Eye Lesions
Arthritis and Heart Murmur
Arthritis and Muscle Weakness
Arthritis and Rash
Arthritis and Subcutaneous Nodules
Arthritis and Weight Loss
Arthritis, Fever, and Rash
Arthritis, Monoarticular and Oligoarticular
Arthritis, Polyarticular
Ataxia
AV Nodal Block
Back Pain
Bone Pain
Bradycardia, Sinus
Breast Inflammatory Lesion
Breast Mass
Breath Odor
Breathing, Noisy
Bullous Diseases
Calcifications on Chest X-Ray
Cardiac Arrest, Nontraumatic
Cardiac Enlargement
Cardiac Murmurs
Cavitary Lesion on Chest X-Ray
Chest Pain (Nonpleuritic)
Chest Pain (Pleuritic)
Clubbing
Color Changes, Cutaneous
Coma
Coma, Normal Computed Tomography
Constipation
Cough
Crystal Deposition Arthritides
Cyanosis
Demyelinating Diseases
Diarrhea, Tube-Fed Patient
Diplopia, Binocular
Dry eye
Dysphagia
Dyspnea
Dysuria
Dystonia
Earache
ECG: ST-T Wave Changes
ECG: T Wave Changes
Edema, Generalized
Edema, Leg, Unilateral
Edema of Lower Extremities
Elevated Hemidiaphragm
Emboli, Arterial
Encephalopathy, Metabolic
Epilepsy
Epistaxis
Esophageal Perforation
Eye Pain
Facial Pain
Facial Paralysis
Fatigue
Fatty Liver
Fever and Jaundice
Fever and Rash
Flank Pain
Flushing
Galactorrhea
Gastric Emptying, Delayed
Gastric Emptying, Rapid
Genital Discharge
Genital Sores
Goiter
Granulomatous Lung Diseases
Gynecomastia
Halitosis
Headache
Hearing Loss, Acute
Heartburn and Indigestion
Hemarthrosis
Hematuria
Hemiparesis/Hemiplegia
Hemolysis and Hemoglobinuria
Hemoptysis
Hepatic Coma
Hepatic Cysts
Hepatic Granulomas
Hepatomegaly
Hirsutism
Hoarseness
Hydrocephalus
Hydronephrosis
Hypercapnia, Persistent
Hyperpigmentation
Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy
Hyperventilation, Persistent
Hypocapnia
Hypogonadism
Hypopigmentation
Hypotension, Postural
Ischemic Colitis, Nonocclusive
Ischemic Necrosis of Cartilage and Bone
Jaundice
Joint Swelling
Jugular Venous Distention
Leg Cramps, Nocturnal
Leg Ulcers
Leukocoria
Livedo Reticularis
Lymphadenopathy
Mediastinal Masses or Widening on Chest X-Ray
Mesenteric Ischemia, Nonocclusive
Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis
Metastatic Neoplasms
Miosis
Mononeuropathy
Muscle Weakness
Mydriasis
Myelopathy and Myelitis
Myopathies, Infectious
Myopathies, Inflammatory
Myotonia
Nail Clubbing
Nausea and Vomiting
Neck Mass
Nystagmus
Ophthalmoplegia
Palpitations
Papilledema
Paraplegia
Paresthesias
Pelvic Mass
Pericardial Effusion
Pleural Effusions
Pneumonia, Recurrent
Polyneuropathy, Symmetric
Polyuria
Popliteal Swelling
Portal Hypertension
Postmenopausal Bleeding
Proptosis
Proteinuria
Pruritus
Pruritus Ani
Pseudoinfarction
Ptosis
Pulmonary Crackles
Pulmonary Lesions
Pulmonary Nodule, Solitary
Purpura
Rectal Pain
Red Eye
Renal Artery Occlusion, Causes
Scrotal Swelling
Seizures
Shoulder Pain
Small Bowel Obstruction
Sore Throat
Spastic Paraplegias
Spinal Cord Dysfunction
Splenomegaly
Spondyloarthropathies
Steatohepatitis
Stroke
Stroke, Young Adult
Swollen Limb
Tardive Dyskinesia
Taste and Smell Loss
Testicular Pain
Tick-Related Infections
Tremor
Urethral Discharge and Dysuria
Urinary Retention, Acute
Vaginitis
Vasculitis
Vertigo
Viral Hepatitis
Vision Loss, Acute, Painful
Vision Loss, Acute, Painless
Vision Loss, Chronic, Progressive
Visual Field Defects
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vomiting
Weakness, Acute, Emergent
Weight Gain
Weight Loss
Wheezing
Diseases and Disorders
Abscess, Brain
Abscess, Breast
Abscess, Epidural
Abscess, Liver
Abscess, Lung
Abscess, Pelvic
Abscess, Perirectal
Abscess, Peritonsillar
Abscess, Retropharyngeal
Abscess, Spinal Epidural
Acetaminophen Poisoning
Acid-Base Disturbances
Acidosis, Metabolic
Acidosis, Respiratory
Acromegaly
Actinomycosis
Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS; MI, STEMI, NSTEMI, Unstable Angina)
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Acute Tubular Necrosis (ATN)
Adrenal Insufficiency (Addison's Disease)
Alcohol Withdrawal
Alkalosis, Metabolic
Alkalosis, Respiratory
Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency (AAT)
Altitude Sickness
Amaurosis Fugax
Amebiasis
Amphetamine Overdose
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Anaphylaxis
Anemia, Aplastic
Anemia, Autoimmune Hemolytic
Anemia, Iron Deficiency
Anemia, Macrocytic
Anemia, Microcytic
Anemia, Normocytic
Anemia of Chronic Disease (ACD)
Anemia, Pernicious
Anemia, Sideroblastic
Aneurysm, Abdominal Aorta
Angioedema
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anorexia Nervosa
Anoxic Brain Injury
Anticoagulant Therapy Overdose
Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS)
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Regurgitation
Aortic Stenosis
Appendicitis
Arthritis, Infectious (Septic Arthritis)
Arthritis, Juvenile Rheumatoid (Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis)
Arthritis, Psoriatic
Asbestosis
Ascariasis
Ascites
Aseptic Necrosis
Aspergillosis
Asthma
Astrocytoma
Atelectasis
Atrial Fibrillation (AF)
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Myxoma
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
Babesiosis
Balanitis
Barbiturate Overdose
Barrett's Esophagus
Bartter's Syndrome
Behcet's Syndrome
Bell's Palsy
Benzodiazepine Overdose
Bite Wounds
Bites and Stings, Arachnids
Bites and Stings, Insect
Bites, Snake
Botulism
Breast Cancer
Bronchiectasis
Brugada Syndrome
Budd-Chiari Syndrome (BCS)
Bulimia Nervosa
Bullous Pemphigoid
Burns
Candidiasis
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Carcinoid Syndrome
Cardiac Risk Assessment for Noncardiac Surgery
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomyopathy, Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated (Congestive)
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic (HCM, IHSS)
Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
Carotid Sinus Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cat-Scratch Disease (CSD, Bartonellosis)
Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis (CST)
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chancroid
Chlamydia Genital Infections
Cholangitis
Cholecystitis
Choledocholithiasis
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Churg-Strauss Syndrome (Allergic Angiitis, Allergic Granulomatosis)
Cirrhosis
Cirrhosis, Primary Biliary
Clostridial Myonecrosis (Gas Gangrene)
Cocaine Overdose
Coccidioidomycosis
Colorectal Cancer (CRC)
Condyloma Acuminatum
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Constrictive Pericarditis, Chronic
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD; Angina, Atherosclerotic Heart Disease)
Crohn's Disease
Cryoglobulin Syndromes
Cryptococcosis
Cryptosporidiosis
Cushing's Syndrome
Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
Cytomegalovirus
Decubitus Ulcers (Pressure Ulcers)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Delirium and Dementia
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetes Mellitus (DM)
Diarrhea
Diffuse Interstitial Lung Disease (Interstitial Lung Disease, ILD)
Digitalis Toxicity
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
Diverticular Disease
Dumping Syndrome
Echinococcosis
Ehrlichiosis (Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis, HGE)
Electrical Injury
Electromechanical Dissociation (EMD)
Emergency Contraception
Empyema
Encephalitis, Acute Viral
Encephalopathy
Endocarditis
Eosinophilic Fasciitis
Eosinophilic Pneumonia
Epididymitis
Epidural Hematoma
Epiglottitis
Erysipelas
Erythema Multiforme
Erythema Nodosum
Essential Tremor
Ethanol Poisoning
Ethylene Glycol, Isopropyl Alcohol, and Methanol Poisoning
Euthyroid Sick Syndrome
Felty's Syndrome (FS)
Fever and Neutropenia (Infections in the Immunocompromised Host)
Fever of Undetermined Origin (FUO)
Folliculitis
Friedreich's Ataxia
Frostbite
Gardner's Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Genital Herpes
Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis, Cranial Arteritis)
Giardiasis
GI Bleeding
Glomerulonephritis, Acute
Gonorrhea
Goodpasture's Syndrome
Gout
Graves' Disease
Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)
Heart Block, Second Degree
Heart Block, Third Degree
Heat Stroke
HELLP Syndrome
Hemochromatosis
Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome (HUS)
Hemophilia
Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP)
Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
Hepatic Encephalopathy
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis, Autoimmune
Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)
Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS)
Herpes Zoster
Histoplasmosis
HIV/AIDS
Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Horner Syndrome
Hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure (NPH)
Hydronephrosis
Hyperaldosteronism (Aldosteronism)
Hypercalcemia
Hypercoagulable State
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypermagnesemia
Hypernatremia
Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State (HHS)
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperphosphatemia
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (HP)
Hypersplenism
Hypertension (HTN)
Hypertensive Crisis
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoaldosteronism
Hypocalcemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypomagnesemia
Hyponatremia
Hypophosphatemia
Hypopituitarism
Hypothermia
Hypothyroidism
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
IgA Nephropathy
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Impetigo
Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM)
Inflammatory Myopathies (Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis)
Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
Interstitial Nephritis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Kaposi Sarcoma (KS)
Korsakoff's Psychosis
Labyrinthitis
Lactose Intolerance
Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS)
Lead Poisoning
Leukemia, Acute Lymphocytic (ALL)
Leukemia, Acute Myelogenous (AML)
Leukemia, Chronic Lymphocytic (CLL)
Leukemia, Chronic Myelogenous (CML)
Leukemia, Hairy Cell
Listeriosis
Liver Failure
Long QT Syndrome
Lung Neoplasm
Lyme Disease
Lymphogranuloma Venereum
Melanoma
Meningitis, Bacterial
Meningitis, Aseptic (Viral)
Mesenteric Adenitis
Mesenteric Ischemia
Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis (MVT)
Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA)
Mitral Regurgitation (MR)
Mitral Stenosis
Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP)
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD)
Monoclonal Gammopathy of Uncertain Significance (MGUS)
Mucormycosis
Multifocal Atrial Tachycardia (MAT)
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN)
Multiple Myeloma
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
Myeloid Metaplasia with Myelofibrosis (Agnogenic Myeloid Metaplasia with Myelofibrosis, Idiopathic Myelofibrosis)
Myocarditis
Myxedema Coma
Near Drowning
Necrotizing Fasciitis
Nephrotic Syndrome
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL)
Nosocomial Infections
Opioid Overdose
Optic Neuritis
Orthostatic Hypotension
Osteomyelitis
Paget's Disease of Bone
Pancreatitis, Acute
Pancreatitis, Chronic
Parkinson's Disease (PD)
Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia (PAT; Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia, PSVT)
Paroxysmal Cold Hemoglobinuria (PCH)
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)
Pediculosis
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD)
Pericarditis
Pericardial Tamponade
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
Peripheral Nerve Dysfunction (Peripheral Neuropathy)
Peritonititis, Spontaneous (Primary, SBP)
Peritonitis, Bacterial (Secondary)
Pheochromocytoma
Pinworms
Pneumonia, Aspiration
Pneumonia, Bacterial
Pneumonia, Mycoplasma
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis jiroveci (PCP)
Pneumothorax
Polyarteritis Nodosa
Polycystic Kidney Disease (Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease, ADPKD)
Polycythemia Vera
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Portal Vein Thrombosis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Prolactinoma
Prostate Cancer
Prostatitis
Pseudogout (Calcium Pyrophosphate Dehydrate Deposition Disease [CPPDP])
Pseudomembranous Colitis
Pulmonary Edema, Cardiogenic
Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
Pulmonary Hypertension (PPH)
Pyelonephritis
Ramsey-Hunt Syndrome
Raynaud's Phenomenon (RP)
Reiter's Syndrome and Reactive Arthritis
Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
Renal Failure, Acute
Renal Failure, Chronic
Renal Tubular Acidosis (RTA)
Renal Vein Thrombosis
Rhabdomyolysis
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Salicylate Poisoning
Sarcoidosis
Scabies
Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis)
Seizure Disorder, Absence
Seizure Disorder, Partial
Sepsis/Septic Shock
Serotonin Syndrome (SS)
Short Bowel Syndrome
Sickle Cell Disease
Sick Sinus Syndrome (Bradycardia-Tachycardia Syndrome)
Sinusoidal Obstruction Syndrome (SOS; Veno-Occlusive Disease)
Sjögren's Syndrome (SS)
Small Bowel Obstruction
Spinal Cord Compression
Status Asthmaticus
Status Epilepticus
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS)
Stroke, Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Stroke, Ischemic
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subclavian Steal Syndrome
Subdural Hematoma
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
Syncope
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuresis (SIAD; Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone, SIADH)
Syphilis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Takayasu's Arteritis
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thrombocythemia, Essential (ET)
Thrombocytopenia
Thrombophlebitis, Superficial
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)
Thyroid Nodule
Thyrotoxic Storm
Thyroiditis
Tinea Cruris
Torsades de Pointes s
Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS)
Transfusion Reaction
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Tumor Lysis Syndrome
Ulcerative Colitis (UC)
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Urolithiasis
Vaginitis, Fungal
Vaginitis, Trichomonas
Vaginosis, Bacterial
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vitamin K Deficiency
Von Willebrand's Disease (vWD)
Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia (WM)
Warfarin Skin Necrosis
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Wernicke's Encephalopathy
Wilson's Disease
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
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