Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine Second Edition

Author: Sylvia C. McKean
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071843140
Release Date: 2016-10-22
Genre: Medical

The leading textbook of hospital medicine – completely updated to reflect today’s challenges Since its publication in 2012, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition has become the field’s premier resource. Comprehensive, authoritative, and practical, this landmark text provides a solid grounding in clinical, organizational, and administrative areas central to the practice of hospital medicine. The Second Edition has been completely updated to reflect the evolving practice responsibilities of hospitalists. Examples include value-based medicine, expanded surgical content, bedside clinical reasoning, and a new segment devoted to rehabilitation and skilled nursing care. This edition also features a more accessible and streamlined full-color design enriched by more than 600 illustrations. Each clinical chapter opens with boxed Key Clinical Questions that are addressed in the text and summarized in hundreds of tables. Case studies demonstrate how to apply this information specifically to the management of hospitalized patients. Representing the expertise of more than two hundred renowned contributors, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition is logically divided into six sections: • The Specialty of Hospital Medicine and Systems of Care • Medical Consultation • Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Care • The Approach to the Patient at the Bedside • Diagnostic Testing and Procedures • Clinical Conditions in the Inpatient Setting Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition is essential reading for clinicians who strive to optimize inpatient care and sharpen their leadership skills.

Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine 2nd Edition

Author: Sylvia McKean
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 0071843132
Release Date: 2016-12-09
Genre: Medical

The leading textbook of hospital medicine – completely updated to reflect today’s challenges Since its publication in 2012, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine has become the field’s premier resource. Comprehensive, authoritative, and practical, this landmark text provides a solid grounding in clinical, organizational, and administrative areas central to the practice of hospital medicine. The Second Edition has been completely updated to reflect the evolving practice responsibilities of hospitalists. Examples include value-based medicine, expanded surgical content, bedside clinical reasoning, and a new segment devoted to rehabilitation and skilled nursing care. This edition also features a more accessible and streamlined full-color design enriched by more than 600 illustrations. Each clinical chapter opens with boxed Key Clinical Questions that are addressed in the text and summarized in hundreds of tables. Case studies demonstrate how to apply this information specifically to the management of hospitalized patients. Representing the expertise of more than two hundred renowned contributors, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition is logically divided into six sections: • The Specialty of Hospital Medicine and Systems of Care • Medical Consultation • Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Care • The Approach to the Patient at the Bedside • Diagnostic Testing and Procedures • Clinical Conditions in the Inpatient Setting Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition is essential reading for clinicians who strive to optimize inpatient care and sharpen their leadership skills.

Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine

Author: Sylvia McKean
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071603898
Release Date: 2012-04-19
Genre: Medical

"Presented in full color and enhanced by more than 700 illustrations, this authoritative text provides a background in all the important clinical, organizational, and administrative areas now required for the practice of hospital medicine. The goal of the book is provide trainees, junior and senior clinicians, and other professionals with a comprehensive resource that they can use to improve care processes and performance in the hospitals that serve their communities. Each chapter opens with boxed Key Clinical Questions that are addressed in the text and hundreds of tables encapsulate important information. Case studies demonstrate how to apply the concepts covered in the text directly to the hospitalized patient."--amazon.com.

Hospital Medicine

Author: Robert M. Wachter
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781747279
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Now thoroughly updated, this resource offers practical, evidence-based guidelines for the care of hospitalized patients. The only book geared directly and exclusively to inpatient management, this guide is edited by national leaders in the hospital field.

Essentials of Hospital Medicine

Author: Andrew S. Dunn
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9789814354905
Release Date: 2012-03-26
Genre: Medical

Hospital Medicine is the fastest growing field of Medicine, and the importance of hospitalists in the delivery of care and success of hospitals continues to increase. The practice of hospital medicine is both rewarding and challenging: hospitalists need to provide high-quality care using the best available evidence in an efficient, cost-effective manner. In recognition of the need for rapid access to essential information, this text provides a concise yet comprehensive source for busy clinicians. The Handbook of Hospital Medicine provides detailed reviews of all clinical topics in inpatient medicine, including common diagnoses, hospital- acquired conditions, medical consultation, and palliative care, as well as key non-clinical topics, such as quality improvement tools, approach to medical errors, the business of medicine, and teaching tips. It is the single source needed for hospitalists striving to deliver outstanding care and provide value to their patients and hospitals.

OB GYN Hospital Medicine Principles and Practice

Author: Jennifer Butler
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 1259861694
Release Date: 2019-01-04
Genre: Medical

A complete guide to making a successful OB/GYN Hospital Medicine program a reality This authoritative text delivers a complete evidence-based blueprint clarifying every aspect of OB/GYN Hospital Medicine. Encompassing clinical practice as well as program development and business models, the book takes physicians, nurses, administrators, and staff through the necessary steps to start and successfully run OB/GYN hospitalist programs. Readers will also benefit from an efficient approach to managing OB/GYN emergencies, which includes valuable guidance for physicians and physician extenders working in labor and delivery and ERs/ICUs. Utilizing a cohesive 3-part organization, the book begins with an insightful overview of the OB/GYN Hospital Medicine specialty, then explores related healthcare system issues and the full range of obstetric clinical conditions, from asthma in pregnancy to preterm labor. Finally, an essential review of fundamental gynecologic topics, such as pelvic pain, is provided, along with in-depth coverage of modern OB/GYN Hospital Medicine procedures. Taken together, this innovative text represents the definitive introduction to the OB/GYN hospitalist speciality—one that no hospital should be without. Features: •A focus on accessible, high-yield medical education illuminates the burgeoning field of OB/GYN Hospital Medicine •Practical, turnkey coverage of OB/GYN Hospital Medicine and its successful implementation is designed to optimize OB/GYN practice and enhance patient care •Outstanding chapter pedagogy includes learning objectives, clinical case presentations, key patient hand-off points, and abundant clinical images and illustrations

The Most Common Inpatient Problems in Internal Medicine

Author: John C. Sun
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437710892
Release Date: 2007-04-04
Genre: Medical

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. Provides a brief presentation of 20 most common inpatient disorders. Provides reliabile diagnosis and treatment options with evidence based recommodations. Handy, pocket book that takes up minimal pocket real estate.

Little Black Book of Hospital Medicine

Author: Andrew J. Dionne
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449671730
Release Date: 2010-10-22
Genre: Medical

The Little Black Book of Hospital Medicine provides practical, concise evidence-based information on the diagnosis and treatment across the spectrum of illness and injury in the hospital setting. This book features a simple, accessible template for each subject, and quick and easy references to the relevant literature. The Little Black Book of Hospital Medicine is a convenient resource offering instant access to vital information and is the ideal resource for today’s hospitalist.

Comprehensive Hospital Medicine E Book

Author: Mark V. Williams
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437721331
Release Date: 2007-09-26
Genre: Medical

In the exciting and growing field of hospital medicine, you're as concerned with the efficient management of your unit as you are the effective care of your patients. This title is your ideal new clinical reference on both counts. Nationally recognized experts equip you with practical, actionable guidance on all of the challenges you face every day—making it easier for you to provide optimal care for every patient. State-of-the-art, evidence-based, hospital-focused guidelines on clinical assessment, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and discharge/follow-up planning help you to effectively manage all of the key disorders in every body system. 20 chapters focused on peri-operative care assist you in navigating this increasingly important component of hospital medicine practice. Expert advice on systems issues explores how to establish and enhance a hospitalist program, provide leadership, manage patient transitions of care, establish a teamwork model with hospital staff, promote patient safety and staff performance improvement, standardize care, and navigate legal and ethical concerns.

The Fenway Guide to Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Health

Author: Harvey J. Makadon
Publisher: ACP Press
ISBN: 193051395X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Health & Fitness

The Fenway Guide provides guidance, practical guidelines, and discussions of clinical issues pertinent to the LGBT patient and community. It also focuses on helping healthcare professionals gain a better understanding of the LGBT population, the LGBT life continuum, health promotion and disease prevention, transgender health, and patient communication and the office environment, The Fenway Guide is truly a one-of-a kind comprehensive resource!The healthcare issues surrounding sexual minorities is an area in which little research and few studies have been conducted. Written in conjunction with the world renowned Fenway Community Clinic, The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health is an invaluable resource for healthcare professionals seeking further knowledge and guidance on sexual minority health care.

Davidson s Principles and Practice of Medicine

Author: Nicki R. Colledge
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702044267
Release Date: 2010-03-22
Genre: Medical

More than two million medical students, doctors and other health professionals from around the globe have owned a copy of Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine. Today’s readers rely on Davidson’s to provide up-to-date detail of contemporary medical practice, presented in a style that is concise, beautifully illustrated and easy to read. Davidson’s not only provides all of the factual knowledge required to practice medicine, but also explains it in the context of underlying principles, basic science and research evidence, and shows the reader how to apply their knowledge to manage patients who present with problems rather than specific diseases. The underlying principles of medicine are described concisely in the first part of the book, and the detailed practice of medicine within each sub-specialty is described in later system-based chapters. Each system-based chapter begins with an overview of the key elements in the clinical examination ‘Sections on ‘Presenting Problems’ explain the approach to patients presenting with the most common complaints in each sub-specialty. Over 150 ‘Evidence Based Medicine’ boxes highlight the conclusions from major clinical trials. Horizontal themes, such as ageing and pregnancy, are highlighted throughout. The text uses both SI and non-SI units to make it suitable for readers throughout the globe. The text is beautifully and extensively illustrated, with over 1000 illustrations, clinical photographs and imaging techniques. A new editorial team leads this edition with Dr Nicki College and Professor Brian Walker joined by Professor Stuart Ralston, Head of the School of Molecular and Clinical Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. A substantial group of new contributors bring new experience and ideas to the content and presentation of the textbook. New ‘Practice Point’ summaries detail the practical skills that medical students and junior doctors must acquire, from nasogastric tube insertion to the interpretation of ECGs and arterial blood gases. New ‘In pregnancy’ boxes examine the main issues to consider when the patient is a pregnant woman. New ‘Emergency Boxes’ are highlighted to emphasise the core knowledge needed to manage acutely ill patients. The global perspective has been enhanced with the assistance of the International Advisory Board and authors recruited from around the globe.

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Author: Stephen H. Sheldon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780721694580
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

This companion to Kryger et al.'s PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF SLEEP MEDICINE focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of a full range of sleep disorders in children. Recognized leaders in the field offer definitive guidance on virtually all of the sleep-associated problems encountered in pediatrics, from sleep and colic...to obstructive sleep apnea, neurological disorders, and hypersomnias...to sleep-related enuresis. Presents up-to-date information of the field's hottest topics in chapters on Pharmacology of Sleep in Children · Epidemiology of Sleep Disorders During Childhood · Circadian Rhythm Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment · and Differential Diagnosis of Pediatric Sleep Disorders. Organizes information into separate sections covering normal and abnormal sleep, for quick reference. Makes further investigation easy with abundantly referenced chapters. Addresses both medical and psychiatric sleep disorders. Features the expertise of Drs. Sheldon, Kryger and Ferber - renowned authorities in the field of sleep medicine.

Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine

Author: Meir H. Kryger
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323377522
Release Date: 2015-12-29
Genre: Medical

For nearly 30 years, Dr. Meir Kryger’s must-have guide to sleep medicine has been the gold standard in this fast-changing field. This essential, full-color reference includes more than 20 unique sections and over 170 chapters covering every aspect of sleep disorders, giving you the authoritative guidance you need to offer your patients the best possible care. Evidence-based content helps you make the most well-informed clinical decisions. An ideal resource for preparing for the sleep medicine fellowship examination. New content on sleep apnea, neurological disorders, legal aspects of sleep medicine, dental sleep medicine genetics, circadian disorders, geriatrics, women’s health, cardiovascular diseases, and occupational sleep medicine, keeps you fully up to date. Updates to scientific discoveries and clinical approaches ensure that you remain current with new knowledge that is advancing the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders.

Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Author: Lisa B. Zaoutis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323030045
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

This new, comprehensive reference not only brings readers the most up-to-date, evidence-based approaches to hospital-based pediatric care, but also covers issues related to staffing a unit; financial, legal, and ethical practices; and how to maintain effective communication between referring providers and consulting staff.