Medicine: A Competency-Based Companion

1st Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access


  • Jessica Israel
  • Allan R Tunkel
  • Key Features

    • Take it with you! A portable, pocket-sized format places high-yield core information essential to internal medicine rotations right in your lab coat.
    • Assess your progress with activities to promote retention and application of knowledge, including online access to your own competency-based portfolio tools and competency-specific learning modules (Vertical Reads).
    • Master ACGME Core Competencies to integrate evidence-based medicine, continual self-assessment, and cognizance of interpersonal skills into your daily routine.
    • Understand and assimilate critical concepts more easily with "Speaking Intelligently" and "Clinical Thinking" features in clinical chapters to help you see the "big picture."
    • Quickly access the most common and must-know internal medicine signs/symptoms and disorders, conveniently organized by presentation.
    • Grasp and retain vital information more easily thanks to "Teaching Visuals"—an interactive teaching device designed to reinforce visual concepts.
    • Perform a more in-depth review of internal medicine topics with "Clinical Entities" that are referenced to Andreoli and Carpenter’s Cecil Essentials of Medicine, 8th edition.
    • Access the full contents online at where you'll find the complete text and illustrations, "Integration Links" to bonus content in other Student Consult titles, an interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources, self-assessment competency log, vertical reads and much more!

    Table of Contents

    Section I Introduction

    Chapter 1 How to Study this Book

    Chapter 2 The Competencies

    Chapter 3 Tips for the Medicine Clerkship

    Section II Ambulatory Internal Medicine

    Chapter 4 Tips for Learning on the Ambulatory Clerkship

    Chapter 5 Preventive Medicine

    Chapter 6 Common Symptoms in Ambulatory Internal Medicine

    Chapter 7 The Complex Patient

    Section III Cardiovascular Diseases

    Chapter 8 Chest Pain

    Chapter 9 Congestive Heart Failure

    Chapter 10 Palpitations and Arrhythmias

    Chapter 11 Hypertension

    Section IV Pulmonary Diseases

    Chapter 12 Dyspnea

    Chapter 13 Cough

    Chapter 14 Hemoptysis

    Chapter 15 Pulmonary Nodule

    Section V Renal Diseases and Electrolyte Disorders

    Chapter 16 Acute Kidney Injury

    Chapter 17 Edema

    Chapter 18 Acid-Base Disorders

    Chapter 19 Abnormal Electrolytes

    Chapter 20 Hematuria

    Chapter 21 Dysuria

    Chapter 22 Renal Mass

    Section VI Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases

    Chapter 23 Abdominal Pain

    Chapter 24 Nausea and Vomiting

    Chapter 25 Esophageal Dysphagia

    Chapter 26 Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    Chapter 27 Constipation

    Chapter 28 Diarrhea

    Chapter 29 Jaundice

    Section VII Hematologic Diseases

    Chapter 30 Elevated Blood Counts

    Chapter 31 Pancytopenia

    Chapter 32 Excessive Bleeding or Clotting

    Chapter 33 Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly

    Section VIII Oncologic Diseases

    Chapter 34 Breast Mass

    Chapter 35 Prostate Mass

    Chapter 36 Testicular Mass

    Chapter 37 Neck Mass

    Chapter 38 Pigmented Skin Lesions

    Chapter 39 Incidentally Discovered Mass Lesions

    Chapter 40 Oncologic Emerg


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