Essentials of Hospital Medicine: A Practical Guide for Clinicians by Andrew Dunn

Essentials of Hospital Medicine: A Practical Guide for Clinicians

byAndrew Dunn, Navneet Kathuria, Paul Klotman

Kobo ebook | November 14, 2012

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Hospital Medicine is the fasting growing field of Medicine, and the importance of hospitalists in the delivery of care and success of hospitals continues to increase. The practice of hospital medicine is both rewarding and challenging: hospitalists need to provide high-quality care using the best available evidence in an efficient, cost-effective manner. In recognition of the need for rapid access to essential information, this text provides a concise yet comprehensive source for busy clinicians. Essentials of Hospital Medicine provides detailed reviews of all clinical topics in inpatient medicine, including common diagnoses, hospital-acquired conditions, medical consultation, and palliative care, as well as key non-clinical topics, such as quality improvement tools, approach to medical errors, the business of medicine, and teaching tips. It is the single source needed for hospitalists striving to deliver outstanding care and provide value to their patients and hospitals.


  • Hospitalists as Leaders
  • Key Clinical Pearls
  • Patient Safety and Hospital Quality
  • Business of Hospital Medicine
  • Hospitalist as Educator
  • Cardiology
  • Pulmonary
  • Critical Care
  • Renal
  • GI/Liver
  • Endocrine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Hematology
  • Rheumatology
  • Oncology for the Hospitalist
  • Transplant Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatric Illness
  • Preventing Hospital Complications
  • Consultation and Peri-Operative Medicine
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Global Health

Readership: Students, professional, hospitalists attendings in medicine, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, internal medicine residents.
Key Features:

  • Concise yet comprehensive: Includes all essential clinical and non-clinical topics in brief format with an emphasis on tables and figures
  • Key Pearls section: All chapters begin with 5 Key Pearls — the most crucial items readers must know for each topic
  • Essential non-clinical topics: Includes hospital quality and patient safety, transitions of care, business of medicine, hospitalists as teachers, setting a research agenda, and ethics
Title:Essentials of Hospital Medicine: A Practical Guide for CliniciansFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 14, 2012Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9814449598

ISBN - 13:9789814449595