First Exposure to Internal Medicine: Hospital Medicine: Hospital Medicine

Paperback | March 2, 2007

byCharles Griffith, Andrew Hoellein

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Just what you need for your rotation in hospital medicine, this unique text puts mastery of the clerkship at your fingertips. Written by doctors who made hospital medicine their specialty, FIRST EXPOSURE TO HOSPITAL MEDICINE is the book they wish they had for their Internal Medicine clerkship.

The ideal databank and toolset for your rotationFIRST EXPOSURE TO HOSPITAL MEDICINE enhances your rotation with:

  • A compelling profile of the practice of hospital medicine
  • Just the right amount of material for your 4-week clerkship
  • Coverage of general inpatient skills, intensive care, ACLS, and electrocardiogram interpretationIncludes system-organized review of diseases and symptoms encountered in an inpatient setting
  • A focus on important concepts you should learn - not memorization of facts
  • Management Strategy Tips in each chapter
  • Clinically relevant detail on cases you will see
  • Learning objectives at the start of each chapter

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Just what you need for your rotation in hospital medicine, this unique text puts mastery of the clerkship at your fingertips. Written by doctors who made hospital medicine their specialty, FIRST EXPOSURE TO HOSPITAL MEDICINE is the book they wish they had for their Internal Medicine clerkship. The ideal databank and toolset for your ro...

Charles H. Griffith, III, MD Inpatient Internal Medicine Clerkship Director, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Andrew R. Hoellein, MD, Outpatient Internal Medicine Clerkship Director, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8.9 × 6 × 0.78 inPublished:March 2, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780071459013

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Table of Contents

General
1.Introduction to Inpatient Internal Medicine
2.Procedures
3.Intensive Care
4.Advanced Cardiac Life Support
5.Electrocardiogram Interpretation
Cardiovascular
6.Chest Pain
7.Acute coronary syndromes
8.Congestive Heart Failure
9.Hypertensive Emergencies
10.Atrial Fibrillation and other Arrhythmias
11.Shock
Pulmonary
12.Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
13.Respiratory Failure
14.Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosis
15.Evaluation of Dypsnea in the Hospitalized Patient
16.Pneumonia
17. Pleural Effusions
18. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
19. Pneumothorax
20.Chest x-ray interpretation
Gastrointestinal
21. Abdominal Pain
22. Nausea and Vomiting in the Hospitalized Patient
23. GI Bleed
24. Pseudomembranous Colitis
25. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
26. Evaluation and Management of Ascites
27. Complications of Portal Hypertension
28. Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
29.Cholecystitis and Cholangitis
30. Evaluation of Jaundice
Renal
31. Acute Renal Failure
32. Chronic Renal Failure and Complications
33. Acid-Base Disorders
34. Hypo- and Hypernatremia
35. Hyperkalemia
36. Basics of Fluid Management
Endocrine
37. Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Coma
38. Inpatient Glycemic Control
39. Hypercalcemia
Infectious Disease
40.Inpatient AIDS-related conditions
41. Fever in the Hospitalized Patient
42. Fever of Unknown Origin
43. Cellulitis and Necrotizing Fasciitis
44. Decubitus Ulcers
45. Meningitis
46. Pyelonephritis
47. Endocarditis
48. Sepsis Syndrome
49. Inpatient Antibiotic Choice
Hematology-Oncology
50. Approach to Anemia and Thrombocytopenia
51. Issues in Blood Transfusions
52. Oncologic Emergencies (Neutropenic Fever, Cord Compression)
53. Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma
Other
54. Stroke
55. Overdose and Toxicology
56. Nutrition in the Hospitalized Patient
57.Issues of Do Not Resuscitate
58. Suicide