Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2009

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Stephen J. McPhee, Maxine A. Papadakis
McGraw-Hill Medical, Oct 2, 2008 - Medical - 1708 pages
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The #1 annually updated text in internal medicine -- trusted, authoritative, and essential to daily practice

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CMDT delivers the most current insights into signs, symptoms, epidemiology, etiology, and treatment for over 1,000 diseases and disorders. Turn to any topic, and you'll find on-the-spot, evidence-based answers that reflect the most recent developments in diagnosis and treatment. This concise, authoritative reference gets you up to speed--fast--on the latest medical advances, prevention strategies, cost-effective treatments, and more.

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Putting you and the experts on the same page:

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  • Comprehensive coverage of inpatient and outpatient care, focusing on the diagnostic tools relevant to your day-to-day practice.
  • Full review of all primary care topics, including gynecology, obstetrics, dermatology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, psychiatry, neurology, toxicology, and urology.
  • Only text with an annual review of advances in HIV treatment.
  • Essentials of Diagnosis for most diseases/disorders.
  • Hundreds of quick-access drug treatment tables, with indexed trade names and updated drug prices.
  • ICD codes featured on inside covers.
  • Diagnostic and treatment algorithms present important information in an at-a-glance style.
  • Up-to-date references provide peer-reviewed, evidence-based information

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New to this edition:

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  • Color insert expanded to 16 pages.
  • Latest developments in HIV infection, including new drugs, recommended treatment regimens, and antiretroviral drug resistance.
  • All new chapter on hemostasis and antithrombotic therapy.
  • Completely revamped End of Life Chapter, now called Palliative Care And Pain Management to reflect its new emphasis.
  • Sections on asthma (includes 2007 NAEPP guidelines) and palpitations.
  • More algorithms throughout and increased coverage of Canadian and International Guidelines
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Stephen J. McPhee, M.D. and Maxine Papadakis, M.D. are professors of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

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