Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2020 E-Book: 5 Books in 1

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jun 1, 2019 - Medical - 2136 pages

Significantly updated with the latest developments in diagnosis and treatment recommendations, Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2020 features the popular "5 books in 1" format to organize vast amounts of information in a clinically relevant, user-friendly manner. This efficient, intuitive format provides quick access to answers on 1,000 common medical conditions, including diseases and disorders, differential diagnoses, and laboratory tests – all reviewed by experts in key clinical fields. Updated algorithms, along with hundreds of new figures, tables, and boxes, ensure that you stay current with today’s medical practice.

  • Contains significant updates throughout, covering all aspects of current diagnosis and treatment.
  • Features 27 all-new topics including chronic traumatic encephalopathy, medical marijuana, acute respiratory failure, gallbladder carcinoma, shift work disorder, radial tunnel syndrome, fertility preservation in women, fallopian tube cancer, primary chest wall cancer, large-bowel obstruction, inguinal hernia, and bundle branch block, among others.
  • Includes a new appendix covering Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Measures.
  • Provides current ICD-10 insurance billing codes to help expedite insurance reimbursements.
  • Patient Teaching Guides for many of the diseases and disorders are included, most available in both English and Spanish versions, which can be downloaded and printed for patients.
 

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Contents

I Diseases and Disorders
1
II Differential Diagnosis
1482
III Clinical Algorithms
1653
IV Laboratory Tests and Interpretation of Results
1815
V Clinical Practice Guidelines
1907
APPENDIX
1959
Index
2008
IBC
2089
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About the author (2019)

Dr. Ferri is a Clinical Professor of Community Health at the Alpert Medical School, Brown University and author of over 30 medical books. He has been the best selling medical author in the United States over the past 25 years and is also well known and respected internationally. He has been a visiting Professor at other medical schools and many of his books have been translated in several languages. In addition to his numerous publications, he has had a distinguished academic career at Brown University where he has received several awards for his dedication to teaching including the Brown University Excellence in Teaching award and Dean’s teaching Award, and with the American College of Physicians where he was inducted as a Fellow in the ACP and has been a recipient of the Irving Addison Beck Award from the Rhode Island Chapter of the American College of Physicians.

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