Evidence-Based Medical Consultation

By

  • Daniel Steinberg, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Jennifer Myers, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Chitra Jaipaul, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

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.
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Audience

Hospitals

 

Book information

  • Published: September 2007
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-2213-8


Table of Contents



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