Pocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine (Pocket Notebook) Fifth Edition

By | April 23, 2019

Pocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine (Pocket Notebook) Fifth Edition

Pocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine (Pocket Notebook) Fifth Edition



Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, the 5th edition ofPocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicineprovides key clinical information and solutions to common problems faced in the practice of internal medicine.
Designed to fit in a pocket, this 6-ring looseleaf binder tackles the diagnosis and treatment of the most common disorders in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology.
Bulleted lists combined with tables and algorithms allow busy clinicians to find the information they need rapidly. A 16-page color insert displays classic normal and abnormal radiographs, CT scans, echocardiograms, peripheral blood smears, and urinalyses seen in the practice of internal medicine.
Completely updated, this highly regarded, best-selling reference is ideal for medical students, interns, residents, and candidates reviewing for internal medicine board exams.
FEATURES:
• User-friendly 2-color design
• Small enough to fit in a pocket
• 6-ring binder to accommodate notes
• Tabs help locate major organ systems quickly
• Content has been fully updated to include the most recent information across the full breadth of inpatient internal medicine.
If you purchased a copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e, ISBN 978-1-4511-8237-8, please make note of the following important correction on page 1-36:
Oral anticoagulation (Chest2012;141:e531S;EHJ2012;33:2719;Circ2013;127:1916)
·All valvular AFas stroke risk very high
· Nonvalv. AF: stroke risk ~4.5%/y; anticoag ® 68% ¯ stroke; use a risk score to guide Rx:
CHADS2:CHF(1 point),HTN(1),Age ≥75 y(1),DM(1),priorStroke/TIA(2)
CHA2DS2-VASc: adds 65–74 y (1) ≥75 y (2),vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1)
score³2/bb>®/bb>anticoag;score 1®consider anticoagorASA (? latter reasonable if risk factor age 65-74 y, vasc dis. or ?); antithrombotic Rx even if rhythm control [SCORE CORRECTED]
·Rx options:factor Xa or direct thrombin inhib(non-valv only; no monitoring required) orwarfarin
(INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if high risk of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, consider
ASA + clopi or, even less effective, ASA alone (NEJM2009;360:2066)
Please make note of this correction in your copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e immediately and contact LWW’s Customer Service Department at 1.800.638.3030 or 1.301.223.2300 so that you may be issued a corrected page 1-36. You may also download a PDF of page 1-36 directly fromwww.lww.com/PocketMedicine.
All copies of Pocket Medicine, 5e with the ISBN: 978-1-4511-9378-7 include this correction.
* User-friendly 2-color design * Small enough to fit in a pocket * 6-ring binder to accommodate notes * Tabs help locate major organ systems quickly * Content has been fully updated to include the most recent information across the full breadth of inpatient internal medicine.

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