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 www.studentconsult.com 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

Details

No. of pages:
832
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9780323240420
Electronic ISBN:
9781455733514
Print ISBN:
9781416053514

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