Internal Medicine, Issue 15965
INTERNAL MEDICINE is organized by clinical subspecialty, each divided into three primary sections: an introductory section on the basic principles of a given organ system; a section on laboratory tests, including a review of the differential diagnoses; and a detailed section on various disease entities. Though we have preserved this basic structure, the book is new and innovative in many ways. There are three new section editors and 160 new contributors to the fifth edition. Of the more than 1,000 photos, illustrations, and algorithms, nearly 400 of them are new to this edition. The book's generous use of tables and algorithms help convey the most essential information quickly and clearly.
... Organized by clinical subspecialty, covering the basic principles and the pathologic, laboratory, diagnostic, and management information necessary to understand and treat each disease entity. ... Built for speed, with quick-reference flowcharts and algorithms that reflect differential diagnoses and management guidelines. ... Heavily illustrated with 1,300 illustrations, plus tables and algorithms. NEW TO THIS EDITION: ... A new eight-chapter section that discusses essential skills needed by the internist. ... New chapters on implementing clinical practice guidelines, medical informatics, managed care, interventional cardiac catherization, prevention and control of injuries, women's health, chronic fatigue syndrome, common eye problems, and common ENT problems. ... New "When to Refer" boxes that provide guidance on referring to a specialist. ... Three new section editors, and 160 new contributors.
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