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Evidence-Based Medical Consultation

Medical consultation is an integral part of the job description for many internal medicine specialists who practice in an inpatient setting. This concise, pocket-sized handbook helps you to provide timely and effective, evidence-based consultations for a full range of commonly encountered clinical situations. Each chapter provides evidence-based answers to common medical consultation questions, giving you the practical guidance you need to successfully manage hospitalized patients.


Paperback, 544 Pages

Published: September 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-2213-8


  • Chapter 1. Preoperative Evaluation of the Healthy Patient

    Chapter 2. Perioperative Anesthesia Management in Medical Consultation Editor

    Chapter 3. Perioperative Pulmonary Evaluation

    Chapter 4. Preoperative Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

    Chapter 5. Other Topics in Cardiology Consultation

    Chapter 6. Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in the Surgical Patient

    Chapter 7. Anticoagulation Management in the Surgical Patient

    Chapter 8. Hematologic Issues in Medical Consultation

    Chapter 9. Management of Diabetes Mellitus and Hyperglycemia in the Hospitalized Patient

    Chapter 10. Endocrine Issues During Acute Illness, Sepsis, and the Perioperative Period

    Chapter 11. Infectious Disease Issues in Medical Consultation

    Chapter 12. Medical Issues in the Psychiatric Patient

    Chapter 13. Selected Medical Problems Encountered During Pregnancy


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