Griffith's 5 Minute Clinical Consult, 1999
The previous editions of this popular best seller have made diagnosis and treatment easier and more efficient for thousands of practitioners. The Seventh Edition reflects the current standard of practice, and the consensus of over 330 experienced clinical experts. Like its predecessors, the new 5 Minute Clinical Consult covers over 1,000 topics, arranged alphabetically and presented in the famous, fast-access two-page outline format including basics, diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and more. Approximately 60% of the articles are revised to give readers up-to-date information. The medication index is expanded, and readers will also find listings of current Web sites for some of the diseases and conditions.
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ABBREVIATIONS N/A REFERENCES abscess acute affected AGE-RELATED FACTORS Pediatric allergic alter lab results amphotericin amyloidosis anemia antibiotics aortic artery arthritis aspergillosis atelectasis BASICS DESCRIPTION biopsy blood candidiasis cardiac cause cell cervical chronic clinical Congestive heart failure Contraindications corticosteroids Diabetes Diabetes mellitus DIAGNOSIS DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS disease dose DRUG(S edema endocarditis Erythromycin EXPECTED COURSE/PROGNOSIS Female SIGNS FOLLOWUP PATIENT MONITORING Genetics Geriatric HEALTH CARE Outpatient http://www.5mcc.com Author(s hypertension hypokalemia Incidence/Prevalence in USA increased infection ketoconazole LABORATORY lesions Male manufacturer's literature MEASURES N/A ACTIVITY MEDICATIONS DRUG(S mg/day MISCELLANEOUS ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS N/A Disorders N/A Internet references N/A OTHER NOTES N/A PATHOLOGICAL FINDINGS NOTES N/A ABBREVIATIONS oral pain POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS Precautions Predominant age Predominant sex pregnancy PREGNANCY N/A SYNONYMS PREVENTION/AVOIDANCE pulmonary Refer to manufacturer's renal RISK FACTORS serum Significant possible interactions SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS skin steroids surgery SURGICAL MEASURES N/A syndrome System(s Tetracycline therapy TREATMENT APPROPRIATE HEALTH tumor ulcer usually