Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment

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Stephen J. McPhee, Lawrence M. Tierney, Jr., Maxine A. Papadakis
McGraw-Hill Medical, 2006 - Medical - 1931 pages
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CURRENT MEDICINE IN THE RIGHT DOSE: exactly what you need to know for optimum patient care - in exactly the right amount of information

Comprehensive in its coverage of inpatient and outpatient care, and uniquely accessible in reinforcing only those diagnostic and treatment tools pertinent to your practice, "CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment" is the ultimate clinical companion. Turn to any topic, and you'll find on-the-spot answers to your questions for both hospital and ambulatory medicine. This streamlined, authoritative reference gets you up to speed-fast-on the latest medical advances, prevention strategies, cost-effective treatments, and more. No wonder it's the most popular annually updated text in internal medicine!

Know what the experts know-and make it part of your practice! Completely revised Renal, Hypertension, and Cancer sections Updates of all topics to reflect the most current epidemiology, etiology, and diagnosis and treatment recommendations Expanded coverage of symptoms in the Common Symptoms chapter, which features a system- and evidence-based approach A-to-Z overview of primary care topics from gynecology and neurology to toxicology and urology Only text with an annual review of HIV treatment advances " Essentials of Diagnosis" for each disease/disorder " When to Admit" and " When to Refer" guidelines Hundreds of drug treatment tables, with indexed trade names and updated prices Annotated recent references

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This book has been so helpful to me as a new nurse practitioner. It explains the pathophysiology of each condition/disease and has the most up to date treatment. Very easy to navigate and read! Read full review

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With its wealth of practical knowledge, this book provides excellent access to a broad range of medical conditions. Due to the yearly edition, the information is absolutely up to date. Moreover, most topics are accompanied by a short appraisal of the current literature. Read full review

About the author (2006)

Stephen J. McPhee, M.D. and Maxine Papadakis, M.D. are professors of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

Lawrence M. Tierney, Jr., MD is Professor, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California

Sanjay Saint, MD is Research Investigator and Hospitalist, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center

Mary A. Whooley, MD is affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

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