Key Features

  • A practical organization expedites access to the most relevant health concerns for every type of hospitalized patient.
  • 20-25 clinical questions for each patient type, followed by brief, evidence-based answers, address the most common clinical scenarios requiring medical consultation.
  • A thorough and systematic search of current literature ensures that each clinical recommendation is based on the best available evidence.

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

Details

No. of pages:
544
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416022138
Electronic ISBN:
9781437710489

About the authors

Daniel Steinberg

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Jennifer Myers

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Chitra Jaipaul

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA