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Table of Contents
1: Patient Care in Internal Medicine Mark Thoelke and Christopher J. Gutjahr
2: Nutrition Support Dominic Reeds
3: Preventative Cardiology and Ischemic Heart Disease Angela L. Brown, Anne Goldberg, Kory Lavine, Andrew Kates, and Neville Mistry
4: Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy and Valvular Heart Disease Brian R. Lindman, Stacy A. Mandras, Benico Barzilai, Susan M. Joseph, and Gregory A. Ewald
5: Cardiac Arrhythmias Shivak Sharma, Daniel H. Cooper, and Mitchell N. Faddis
6: Critical Care Marin H. Kollef, Scott T. Micek, and Jen Alexander-Brett
7: Pulmonary Diseases Lee Demertzis, Tonya Russell, Robert M. Senior, Mario Castro, Luke Carlstrom, Murali Chakinala, Meena Murugappan, Alexander Chen, Ara Chrissian, Devin Sherman, Raksha Jain, and Daniel B. Rosenbluth
8: Allergy and Immunology Shirley Joo, Ritu Gupta, and Andrew Kau
9: Fluid and Electrolyte Management Bala Sankarpandian and Steven Cheng
10: Renal Diseases Seth Goldberg and Daniel Coyne
11: Treatment of Infectious Diseases José E. Hagan, Hillary M. Babcock, and Nigar Kirmani
12: Antimicrobials David J. Ritchie and Bernard C. Camins
13: Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Diana Nurutdinova and Turner Overton
14: Solid Organ Transplant Medicine Brent W. Miller
15: Gastrointestinal Diseases C. Prakash Gyawali and Ahmad Manasra
16: Liver Diseases Mauricio Lisker-Melman and Anil B. Seetharam
17: Disorders of Hemostasis and Thrombosis Roger Yusen, Charles Eby, and Brian F. Gage
18: Anemia and Transfusion Therapy Reshma Rangwala and Morey Blinder
19: Medical Management of Malignant Disease Boone Goodgame, Daniel Morgensztern, and Ramaswamy Govindan
20: Diabetes Mellitus and Related Disorders Janet McGill
21: Endocrine Diseases William E. Clutter
22: Arthritis and Rheumatologic Diseases Hector Molina, Christopher Phillips, and Vladimir Despotovic
23: Neurologic Disorders Victoria Sharma and Beau Ances
24: Medical Emergencies S. Eliza Halcomb, Stephan Brenner, and Michael Mullins
Appendix A: Immunizations and Post-Exposure Therapies
Appendix B: Infection Control and Isolation Recommendations
Appendix C: Advanced Cardiac Life Support Algorithms