The Most Common Inpatient Problems in Internal Medicine

Ward Survival


  • John Sun, MD
  • Hylton Joffe, MD

Here's an extremely handy pocket reference to assist the student, resident, house officer, and busy hospitalist address issues related to the 20 most common disorders seen in the inpatient setting. This brief, small-sized handbook offers you evidence-based information presented in an easy to reference, consistently presented outline and table format. Problem based for quick solutions in diagnosis and therapy in the limited timeframe typical of seeing patients on the wards.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2007
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-3203-8

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Cardiology
*Atrial Fibrillation
*Unstable Angina

Chapter 2: Pulmonary

Chapter 3: Gastroenterology
*Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
*Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Chapter 4: Renal
*Acute Renal Failure

Chapter 5: Endocrine
*Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Chapter 6: Infectious Disease
*Urinary Tract Infection

Chapter 7: Hematology and Oncology

Chapter 8: Rheumatology

Chapter 9: General
*DVT Prophylaxis, Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis
*Change in Mental Status