Clinical Care Conundrums : Challenging Diagnoses in Hospital Medicine

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-03-11
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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This book presents the first evidence-based casebook for hospitalists and other hospital-based physicians, associated staff, and trainees. Each clinical chapter concludes with practical "pearls" for application to the user's own practice, while a free CD contains all images and case summaries in PowerPoint files. Based on and expanded from the wildly popular Clinical Care Conundrum (CCC) series in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, this attractive new volume combines high-quality images and text to form an indispensible reference and study text for the wards or the classroom.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Improving Diagnostic Safety in Hospital Medicine: Can Clinical Care Conundrums Help?

3. Cracking the Case

4. A Midlife Crisis

5. Fishing for a Diagnosis

6. A Rash Decision

7. One Hundred Years Later

8. The Third Time’s the Charm

9. A Frayed Knot

10. Better Late than Never

11. Thinking Inside the Box

12. Are We There Yet?

13. A Distinguishing Feature

14. Consequences of Missed Opportunities

15. In Sight but Out of Mind

16. A Change of Heart

17. Missing the Forest for the Trees

18. A Pain in the Bone

19. A Diagnosis of Exclusion

20. Making a List and Checking it Twice

21. Caught in the Web

22. In the Face of it All

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