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All the essentials of internal medicine in an instant!

This concise, yet all-inclusive review is the perfect tool to prepare for primary certification and recertification exams, or for use as a clinical refresher. Its streamlined format conveniently condenses and simplifies the most important content, for maximum yield and comprehension -- making it indispensable for internal medicine residents, clerkship students, and busy practitioners.

FEATURES:

  • Compact review of key board-type material that spans the entire spectrum of internal medicine
  • Coverage that reflects the weighting of the ABIM exam and adheres to its blueprint--including interdisciplinary medicine, geriatrics, gender-specific health care problems, interpretation of the medical literature, and all major internal medicine subspecialities
  • Insights from a team of leading academics and clinicians from the country's top medical schools
  • Standardized, bulleted presentation that emphasizes key points of epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, procedures and treatment, prognosis, plus references
  • Numerous clinical algorithms
  • Chapter organization arranged by specialty


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    All the essentials of internal medicine in an instant!

    This concise, yet all-inclusive review is the perfect tool to prepare for primary certification and recertification exams, or for use as a clinical refresher. Its streamlined format conveniently condenses and simplifies the most important content, for maximum yield and comprehension-making it indispensable for internal medicine residents, clerkship students, and busy practitioners.

    FEATURES:

    • Compact review of key board-type material that spans the entire spectrum of internal medicine
    • Coverage that reflects the weighting of the ABIM exam and adheres to its blueprint-including critical care, geriatrics, women's health, clinical procedures, and end-of-life care
    • Insights from a team of leading academics and clinicians from one of the country's top medical schools
    • Standardized, bulleted template emphasizing key points of epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, procedures and treatment, prognosis, plus references
    • Numerous clinical algorithms
    • Chapter organization arranged by specialty
    • ACGME competency requirements-especially designed for residents and program directors who need to meet accreditation obligations


    Contents:

    Section Editors
    Contributors
    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    Section I: INTERDISCIPLINARY MEDICINE
    1. Medical Professionalism, Thomas J. Olsen
    2. Dermatology, Timothy Rice
    3. Nutrition, Nora L. Porter and H. Douglas Walden
    4. Preventive Medicine, Robert M. Heaney and Nora L. Porter
    5. Perioperative Medicine, H. Douglas Walden
    6. Common Problems in Otolaryngology, James Drake
    7. Common Problems in Ophthalmology, Thomas J. Olsen
    8. Selected Topics in Men's Health, Gina L. Michael, Margaret C. Hochreiter, and Mona Bahl
    9. Women's Health, Thomas J. Olsen
    SECTION 2: ASSESSING THE MEDICAL LITERATURE
    10. The Basics of Statistics, Thomas E. Burroughs
    11. Describing and Displaying Data, Thomas E. Burroughs
    12. Overview to Inferential Statistics: Estimation and Hypothesis Testing, Thomas E. Burroughs
    13. Regression and Survival Analysis, Thomas E. Burroughs
    14. Epidemiology and Study Design, Thomas E. Burroughs
    Section 3: GERIATRIC MEDICINE
    15. Geriatric Assessment, John E. Morley
    16. Geriatric Syndromes: The "I's" of Geriatrics, Julie Gammack17. The Confused Patient, Seema Joshi18. Frailty, John E. Morley19. Nutrition in Older Adults, David R. Thomas
    20. Geropharmacology, Joseph J. Flaherty
    21. Andropause, Syed H. Tariq and Matthew T. Haren
    22. Depression in the Elderly, Chinya Murali and George T. Grossberg
    SECTION 4: ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
    23. Asthma, Mark S. Dykewicz
    24. Immunologic Lung Diseases, Raymond G. Slavin
    25. Allergic Rhinitis, Raymond G. Slavin
    26. Sinusitis, Raymond G. Slavin
    27. Anaphylaxis, Mark S. Dykewicz
    28. Drug Allergies, Mark S. Dykewicz
    SECTION 5: CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE
    29. Cardiac Structure and Basic Physiology
    30. Cardiac Diagnostic Testing, Deryk McDowell
    31. Electrocardiogram Basics, Frank L. Bleyer
    32. Arrhythmias, Daniel Friedman
    33. Atrial Fibrillation, Frank L. Bleyer
    34. Unstable Angina and Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infraction, Frank L. Bleyer
    35. ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, Jeffrey Ciaramita
    36. Chronic Coronary Artery Disease, Richard E. Stewart
    37. Aortic Stenosis, Christopher R. Longnecker
    38. Aortic Regurgitation, Joseph Polizzi
    39. Mitral Stenosis, Jennifer Lash
    40. Mitral Regurgitation, Kevin Fitzgerald
    41. Endocarditis, Michael Forsberg
    42. Heart Failure, Stephen Kuehn
    43. Aortic and Peripheral Vessel Disease, Robert Neumayr
    44. Diseases of the Pericardium, Peter Mikolajczak and Frank Bleyer
    45. Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult, Abhay Laddu and Aaron Tang
    SECTION 6: ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM
    46. Diabetes Mellitus, Sahar Hachem and Marla Bernbaum
    47. Disorders of the Pituitary Gland, Kenneth Patrick L. Ligaray
    48. Disorders of Calcium Metabolism, Kent R. Wehmeier
    49. Metabolic Bone Diseases, Kent R. Wehmeier
    50. Disorders of the Thyroid Gland, Alan B. Silverberg
    51. Adrenal Gland, Bahaeldeen A. Laz
    52. Familial Hypercholesterolemia, George T. Griffing
    SECTION 7: GASTROENTEROLOGY AND LIVER DISEASE
    53. Diseases of the Esophagus, M. Louay Omran
    54. Diseases of the Stomach, M. Louay Omran
    55. Diseases of the Small Bowel, M. Louay Omran
    56. Disease of the Colon and Rectum, M. Louay Omran
    57. Liver and Biliary Diseases, Adrian M. Di Bisceglie
    58. Diseases of the Pancreas, Adrian M. Di Bisceglie
    SECTION 8: HEMATOLOGY
    59. Bone Marrow and Bone Marrow Failure, Catherine Iasiello
    60. Red Blood Cell Disorders, Krishnamohan R. Basarakodu, Stephen L. Graziano, Scott W. McGee, Rajesh R. Nair, Michael C. Perry, Arun Rajan, Huda Salman, and Allison P. Wall
    61. White Cell Disorders, C. Daniel Kingsley
    62. Normal Hemostasis and Bleeding Disorders, Hans-Joachiim Reimers
    63. Thrombophilia, Ganesh C. Kudva
    64. Myelodysplasia, Scott McGee
    65. Myeloproliferative Disorders, Sri Laxmi Valasareddi
    66. Acute Leukemias, Krishnamohan R. Basarakodu
    67. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Krishnamohan R. Basarakodu
    68. Hodgkin Lymphoma, Rami Owera
    69. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Osama Qubaiah and Paul Petruska
    70. Multiple Myeloma and Related Disorders, Christopher N. Hueser
    71. Transfusion Medicine, Marian Petrides and Allison Lisle
    SECTION 9: ONCOLOGY
    72. Oncologic Screening and Detection, Syed Huq
    73. Cancer Treatment Overview, Michael C. Perry
    74. Central Nervous System Tumors, Nancy F. McKinney
    75. Head and Neck Tumors, Huda Salman
    76. Breast Cancer, Joanne E. Mortimer
    77. Lung Cancer, Vamsidhar Velcheti and Ramaswamy Govindan
    78. Gastrointestinal Cancer, Rami Owera
    79. Genitourinary Oncology, Noah M. Hahn
    80. Gynecologic Cancers, Sara E. Crowder and Michael C. Perry
    81. Sarcomas, Nancy F. McKinney
    82. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary, C. Daniel Kingsley
    83. Oncologic Emergencies, C. Daniel Kingsley
    84. The Risk of Therapy-Related Organ Damage in Long-Term Survivors of Cancer Treatment, Michael C. Perry
    SECTION 10: INFECTIOUS DISEASE
    85. Fever of Unknown Origin, Musab U. Saeed and Donald J. Kennedy
    86. Central Nervous System Infections, Musab U. Saeed and Donald J. Kennedy
    87. Respiratory Tract Infections, Musab U. Saeed and Donald J. Kennedy
    88. Cardiovascular Infections, Musab U. Saeed and Donald J. Kennedy
    89. Intraabdominal Infections, Mary Abigail C. Dacuycuy and Donald J. Kennedy
    90. Hepatitis, Musab U. Saeed and Donald J. Kennedy
    91. Genitourinary Tract Infections, Mary Abigail C. Dacuycuy and Donald J. Kennedy
    92. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections, Mary Abigail C. Dacuycuy and Donald J. Kennedy
    93. Bone and Joint Infections, Musab U. Saeed and Donald J. Kennedy
    94. Sexually Transmitted Infections, Mary Abigail C. Dacuycuy and Donald J. Kennedy
    95. Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immuodeficiency Syndrome, Musab U. Saeed and Donald J. Kennedy
    96. Mycobacteria, Musab U. Saeed, Mary Abigail C. Dacuycuy, and Donald J. Kennedy
    97. Fungal Infections, Mary Abigail C. Dacuycuy and Donald J. Kennedy
    98. Nocardia, Mary Abigail C. Dacuycuy and Donald J. Kennedy
    99. Rickettsiosis and Ehrlichioses, Mary Abigail C. Dacuycuy and Donald J. Kennedy
    100. Protozoan and Helminthic Infections, Musab U. Saeed and Donald J. Kennedy
    SECTION 11: NEUROLOGICAL DISEASE
    101. Cerebrovascular Disease, Paisith Piriyawat
    102. Movement Disorders, Francis A. Mithen
    103.Neuromuscular Disorders, Ghazala Hayat
    104. Spinal Cord and Nerve Root Disorders, Florian P. Thomas and Robert M. Woolsey
    105. Epilepsy, Jayant N. Acharya
    106. Headache, David J. Walsh
    SECTION 12: PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
    107. Personality Disorders, Miggie Greenberg and Mehret Gebretsadik
    108. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders, Sundeep Jayaprabhu and George T. Grossberg
    109. Mood, Anxiety, Sleep, and Eating Disorders, Stacy Neff
    110. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders, Harmeeta K. Singh and Jothika N. Manepalli
    111. Substance-Related Disorders, Jeffrey Kao and George T. Grossberg
    SECTION 13: PULMONARY MEDICINE AND CRITICAL CARE
    112. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Joseph Roland D. Espiritu and George M. Matuschak
    113. Interstitial Lung Disease, George M. Matuschak and Ravi P. Nayak
    114. Venous Thromboembolism, Wilman Ortega and George M. Matuschak
    115. Pleural Diseases, Patricia A. Dettenmeier and George M. Matuschak
    116. Acute Respiratory Failure and Acute Lung Injury/ARDS, George M. Matuschak
    117. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders, Joseph Roland D. Espiritu
    SECTION 14: NEPHROLOGY AND HYPERTENSION
    118. Approach to the Patient with Kidney Disease, Kevin J. Martin
    119. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders, Paul G. Schmitz
    120. Acute Kidney Injury, Zhiwei Zhang
    121. Chronic Kidney Disease, Marie D. Philipneri
    122. Glomerular Disease, Rizwan A. Qazi and Bahar Bastani
    123. Tubulointerstitial Disease, Alejandro C. Alvarez
    124. Pathophysiology and Treatment of Kidney Stones, Rizwan A. Qazi and Bahar Bastani
    125. Clinical Hypertension, Paul G. Schmitz
    SECTION 15: RHEUMATOLOGY
    126. Crystal-Induced Arthropathies, Katherine K. Temprano
    127. Vasculitis, Gideon Nesher
    128. The Spondyloarthropathies, Rama Bandlamudi
    129. Osteoarthritis, Peri Hickman Pepmueller
    130. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Terry L. Moore
    131. Miscellaneous Connective Tissue Diseases, Thomas G. Osborn
    132. Rheumatoid Arthritis, Terry L. Moore
    Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 2370004336596
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
Publication date: May, 2008
Pages: 840

Subcategories: Medical Study and Teaching Aids

MEET THE AUTHOR

Editor-in-Chief:

Paul Schmidt, MD, Director of Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

Kevin J. Martin, MD, BCh, FACP, Professor of Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine; Director, Division of Nephrology, St. Louis, MO.