CURRENT Essentials of Medicine, Fourth Edition by Lawrence M. TierneyCURRENT Essentials of Medicine, Fourth Edition by Lawrence M. Tierney

CURRENT Essentials of Medicine, Fourth Edition

byLawrence M. Tierney, Sanjay Saint, Mary A. Whooley

Paperback | November 4, 2010

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The perfect quick reference on the wards and in the clinic!

The famous "one disease per page" design!

CURRENT Essentials of Medicine is a practical, point-of-care pocket handbook that offers "nutshell" information on the diagnosis and treatment of more than 500 medical disorders seen in both primary care and hospital settings. Perfect as a quick reference on the wards or in a busy clinic, this is THE ONLY pocket guide to offer disease essentials in a one-disease-per-page bulleted format. Practical pearls, for which the authors are well known, are offered for almost all conditions.


  • To-the-point information on the diagnosis and treatment of more than 500 of the most common diseases seen in clinical practice
  • Convenient one-disease-per page presentation
  • Bulleted data for each disease covering Essentials of Diagnosis, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, Pearl, and Reference
  • Encompasses both ambulatory and inpatient medicine
  • Includes internal medicine, plus specialties such as obstetrics/gynecology, surgery, and pediatrics
  • Updated clinical manifestations, diagnostic tests, and treatment considerations throughout
Lawrence M. Tierney, Jr., MD Professor of Medicine University of California, San Francisco Associate Chief of Medical Services Veterans Affairs Medical Center San Francisco, CA Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH Associate Chief of Medicine, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center Director, VA/UM Patient Safety Enhancement Program Pro...
Title:CURRENT Essentials of Medicine, Fourth EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 8.3 × 4.7 × 0.83 inPublished:November 4, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071637907

ISBN - 13:9780071637909

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Table of Contents

1. Cardiovascular Disease
2. Pulmonary Diseases
3. Gastrointestinal Diseases
4. Hepatobiliary Disorders
5. Hematologic Diseases
6. Rheumatologic & Autoimmune Disorders
7. Endocrine Disorders
8. Infectious Diseases
9. Oncologic Diseases
10. Fluid, Acid-Base, and Electrolytic Disorders
11. Genitourinary & Renal Disorders
12. Neurologic Diseases
13. Geriatrics
14. Psychiatric Disorders
15. Dermatologic Disorders
16. Gynecologic, Obstetric, & Breast Disorders
17. Common Surgical Disorders
18. Common Pediatric Disorders
19. Selected Genetic Disorders
20. Common Disorders of the Eye
21. Common Disorders of the Ear, Nose, & Throat
22. Poisoning
Tab Index