Pocket Pediatrics

Pocket Pediatrics Author Paritosh Prasad
ISBN-10 9781469830094
Release 2013-06-04
Pages 304
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Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized loose leaf binder is created in the style of Pocket Medicine, one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents, and focuses on Pediatrics. This product can be used on the wards and for candidates reviewing for pediatric board exams. In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Pediatrics provides key clinical information about common pediatric problems in cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology as well as the well patient and the patient in ICU. There is also a 4-color insert chapter, containing pediatric clinical images in dermatology. The six-ring binder is portable to be carried with students, residents or physicians and allows users to add their own notes.



Pocket Medicine

Pocket Medicine Author Marc S Sabatine
ISBN-10 9781451193787
Release 2013-10-07
Pages 280
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Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized looseleaf is one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents on the wards and candidates reviewing for internal medicine board exams. In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Medicine provides key clinical information about common problems in internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, and rheumatology. This Fifth Edition is fully updated and includes a sixteen-page color insert with key and classic abnormal images. 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 (Chest 2012;141:e531S; EHJ 2012;33:2719; Circ 2013;127:1916) All valvular AF as 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), prior Stroke/TIA (2) CHA2DS2-VASc: adds 65+74 y (1) =75 y (2), vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1) score ³2 ® anticoag; score 1 ® consider anticoag or ASA (? 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) or warfarin (INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if high risk of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, consider ASA + clopi or, even less effective, ASA alone (NEJM 2009;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 by clicking HERE. All copies of Pocket Medicine, 5e with the ISBN: 978-1-4511-9378-7 include this correction.



Pocket Primary Care

Pocket Primary Care Author Meghan M. Kiefer
ISBN-10 9781451128260
Release 2014-03-06
Pages 374
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"Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized loose-leaf is created in the style of Pocket Medicine by providing key clinical data for students and residents and focuses on patient care in the outpatient setting. Pocket Primary Care is a handy summary of key clinical information designed to form the basis of an individual's pocket notebook or to be integrated into one's own notebook. Includes areas of: preventive medicine, cardiovascular, dermatology, endocrine, gastrointestinal, hematology, infectious disease, musculoskeletal, neurology, ophthalmology/ ENT, psychiatry/social, pulmonary, renal/urology, special populations, women's health, men's health, and geriatric"--Provided by publisher.



Pocket Obstetrics and Gynecology

Pocket Obstetrics and Gynecology Author K. Joseph Hurt
ISBN-10 9781469831442
Release 2014-08-19
Pages 328
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Prepared by residents and attending physicians, this pocket-sized loose-leaf is created in the style of Pocket Medicine by providing key clinical data for students and residents and focuses on patient care in the ob/gyn setting. Each chapter contains the brief background, differential diagnoses, clinical algorithms, and literature citations that allows a student or intern to shine during rounds by helping them quickly formulate basic management plans. Special appendices on pelvic anatomy, common ob-gyn procedures, common tests in ob-gyn, and drugs in ob and breastfeeding, may be especially useful references. Because ob-gyn involves so much interdisciplinary learning, a carefully prepared cross-referenced index is included to help assist in locating information quickly. Pocket ObGyn offers a handy summary of key clinical information designed to form the basis of an individual's pocket notebook or to be integrated into one's own notebook.



Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children

Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children Author World Health Organization
ISBN-10 9789241548373
Release 2013
Pages 412
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The Pocket Book is for use by doctors, nurses and other health workers who are responsible for the care of young children at the first level referral hospitals. This second edition is based on evidence from several WHO updated and published clinical guidelines. It is for use in both inpatient and outpatient care in small hospitals with basic laboratory facilities and essential medicines. In some settings, these guidelines can be used in any facilities where sick children are admitted for inpatient care. The Pocket Book is one of a series of documents and tools that support the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI). The guidelines require the hospital to have (1) the capacity to carry out certain essential investigations, such as pulse oximetry, blood glucose, blood smear examinations for malaria parasites, estimation of haemoglobin, packed cell volume and full blood count, blood group and cross-match, and basic microscopy of cerebrospinal fluid and urine; and where possible blood and urine culture, ultrasound and basic x-rays; (2) essential medicines for the care of seriously ill children. Advanced and high care treatment options, such as intensive care or mechanical ventilation, are not described. These guidelines focus on the management of the major causes of childhood mortality in most developing countries, such as newborn problems, pneumonia, diarrhoea, malaria, meningitis, septicaemia, measles and related conditions, severe acute malnutrition and paediatric HIV/AIDS. It also covers some common surgical conditions that can be managed in small hospitals. Details of the evidence on which the Pocket Book is based can be found onWHO website from the published guidelines provided in the bibliography. These guidelines are applicable in most areas of the world and may be adapted to suit country specific circumstances.



Pocket Emergency Medicine

Pocket Emergency Medicine Author Azita G. Hamedani
ISBN-10 0781743516
Release 2003
Pages 326
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This handy pocket-sized looseleaf reference contains the essential information that residents and medical students in the emergency department need to have at their fingertips. The first section covers 57 chief complaints in alphabetical order; other sections cover trauma, pediatric emergencies, environmental exposures, and airway management. Information is presented in concise, rapid-access format, with easy-to-scan bulleted lists and tables. Chapters follow a standard structure--history, classic findings, critical studies, ED interventions, pearls, and references. The six-ring binder can accommodate the student's or resident's own notes. Pocket Emergency Medicine is also available electronically for handheld computers. See PDA listing for details.



Pocket ICU

Pocket ICU Author Gyorgy Frendl
ISBN-10 9781451178470
Release 2012-07-16
Pages 400
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Prepared by attending physicians at Harvard Medical School, Pocket ICU, follows the style of Pocket Medicine, one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents. This pocket-sized loose-leaf resource can be used on the wards or in the operating room. Information is presented in a schematic, outline format, with diagrams and tables for quick, easy reference. Content coverage is brief but broad, encompassing all the subspecialty areas of critical care including adult and pediatric critical care, neuro-critical care, cardiac critical care, transplant, burn, and neonatal critical care.



Pocket Neurology

Pocket Neurology Author M. Brandon Westover
ISBN-10 9781496348319
Release 2016-01-04
Pages 328
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Written by residents for residents, Pocket Neurology, 2nd Edition is your go-to resource for essential neurologic information in a high-yield, easy-to-use format. Concise and well organized, it provides must-know information on hospital- and clinic-based neurologic workup, diagnosis, and management. The second edition of this pocket-sized bestseller delivers highly relevant adult neurologic coverage in an easily portable source. Find what you need quickly and easily with concise text, numerous tables, and bulleted lists throughout. Progress logically from neurologic signs and symptoms to differential diagnosis, workup and diagnosis, assessment of risks and benefits of available treatments, to treatment and prognosis. Focus on the most important, highly relevant facts thanks to a, streamlined presentation that allows for more algorithms, tables, diagrams, and images. Stay up to date in every area of neurology with significantly revised chapters on stroke, epilepsy, dementia, and MS, and more drug dosing information regarding inpatient care. Consult this high-yield handbook by clinical presentation, such as coma, stroke, headaches, and seizures, or by special topic, such as neuroimaging, behavioral neurology, and sleep medicine. Learn from neurology residents and beginning neurology fellows in collaboration with attending neurologists at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Boston, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.



Pocket Reference for Pediatric Primary Care

Pocket Reference for Pediatric Primary Care Author Catherine E. Burns
ISBN-10 0721684661
Release 2001
Pages 568
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This handy book is a practical, portable reference designed for the busy nurse practitioner. Used on its own, or as a companion to the in-depth reference, Burns: PEDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE, SECOND EDITION, it provides quick access to the most common information found in pediatric practice including normal growth and development, health promotion, and the diagnosis and treatment of disease.



Pocket Anesthesia

Pocket Anesthesia Author Richard D. Urman
ISBN-10 9781469816357
Release 2012-09-26
Pages 362
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Designed for easy transport and quick reference, Pocket Anesthesia, presents essential information that residents, anesthesiologists, CRNAs, and medical students need on the wards and in the operating room. Edited by anesthesia faculty at Harvard Medical School, this pocket-size reference is ideally suited for today's fast-paced anesthesia environment—it is concise, easy to read, and evidence-based. Essential information is presented in a well-organized schematic outline format with many tables, algorithms, and diagrams. The book is filled with must-know facts about drugs, frequent intraoperative problems, differential diagnosis, common disease states, patient evaluation, and anesthetic considerations for each subspecialty.



Pocket Surgery

Pocket Surgery Author Melanie Goldfarb
ISBN-10 9781451180411
Release 2012-01-18
Pages 352
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Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Pocket Surgery, follows the style of Pocket Medicine, one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents. This pocket-sized loose-leaf resource can be used on the wards and by candidates reviewing for board exams. In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Surgery provides key clinical information about common surgical conditions in all areas of surgery, including breast, critical care, cardiothoracic, gastrointestinal, colorectal, vascular, pediatric, plastic, transplant, transplant, and endocrine.



Pocket Cardiology

Pocket Cardiology Author Marc S. Sabatine
ISBN-10 9781496339683
Release 2015-10-06
Pages 100
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Be prepared for the challenges of patients with complex cardiovascular disease! Prepared by cardiologists at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, this supplement to the bestselling Pocket Medicine internal medicine handbook uses bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms to put key clinical information about a broad range of problems in cardiovascular medicine at your fingertips. In-depth coverage of an extensive array of cardiovascular conditions beyond what it is Pocket Medicine, including comprehensive discussions of cardiomyopathies, advanced heart failure, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, peripheral artery, renovascular, and cerebrovascular disease, wide complex tachycardias, sudden cardiac death, and electrophysiology studies. Applythe latest treatment options for major cardiovascular diseases with incorporation of more detailed diagnostic testing and sophisticated treatment algorithms. Provide informed, effective patient care with current, evidence-based clinical recommendations, supported by key references to the most recent practice guidelines, high-tier reviews and important clinical trials. Enjoy this portable, user-friendly reference by adding Pocket Cardiology to your Pocket Medicine.



Operative Pediatric Surgery Seventh Edition

Operative Pediatric Surgery  Seventh Edition Author Lewis Spitz
ISBN-10 9781444117158
Release 2013-05-21
Pages 1134
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Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 The seventh edition of the acclaimed text Operative Pediatric Surgery continues to provide a unique level of comprehensive detail on the full range of surgically treatable conditions presented in neonate and childhood as well as in utero. With an international list of authors, the chapters have been updated and complemented by the high-quality artwork that has established this operative guide as the standard reference for the pediatric surgeon. This new edition retains the successful format of previous editions. It first highlights the initial principles and justification for the procedure. Next, the book outlines preoperative investigations and preparation. This is followed by the operative procedure itself and postoperative management. New chapters have been added to this edition that cover the latest techniques such as minimal invasive surgery, robotic surgery, and single orifice laparoscopic surgery. The chapters are arranged in eight sections, with each section emphasizing the overall management of patients. Tricks of the trade of individual authors are included, as well as discussions of technical and clinical judgment. The new and updated edition of Operative Pediatric Surgery remains the pre-eminent operative guide to a full range of pediatric conditions.



The Philadelphia Guide

The Philadelphia Guide Author Gary Frank
ISBN-10 1405104287
Release 2005
Pages 461
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The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics brings you the latest guidelines, procedures, and treatment and management strategies for inpatient pediatric care. The field of pediatric hospital medicine is rapidly growing and this handbook focuses specifically on caring for pediatric patients in the hospital setting. The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics addresses over 350 commonly encountered inpatient pediatric medical conditions. Unlike other handbooks, it goes beyond diagnostic strategies to include complete treatment and management guidelines. The focus on the treatment of so many inpatient pediatric medical conditions means that it can be used by everyone who cares for pediatric patients in the hospital—medical students, residents, and pediatric attendings. Additionally, the organization of the book makes it immensely accessible. The clinical sections are alphabetized and subheadings are consistent throughout the book to make finding information quick and easy. Readers will have rapid access to tables listing pediatric dosages for emergency, airway, and rapid sequence intubation medications, as well as defibrillation and cardioversion protocols. Classic and current evidence-based references are included. Invaluable appendices cover normal vital signs, neonatal codes, and PALS algorithms. A fresh, new approach to pediatric literature, this indispensable handbook offers concise, precise information for healthcare practitioners of all levels, from all disciplines, involved in the care of children in the inpatient setting.



Color Atlas of High Resolution Manometry

Color Atlas of High Resolution Manometry Author Jeffrey Conklin
ISBN-10 0387882952
Release 2009-04-09
Pages 90
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While reflux disease, achalasia, esophageal spasm, gastroparesis and IBS include some of the most common disorders in all disease categories, the understanding of their pathophysiology has remained elusive. The field of clinical gastrointestinal motility has for decades relied on the measurement of intestinal movements for diagnosis and management of these difficult and enigmatic disorders of gut function. Although computers have increased the speed with which we can measure the movements of the gut, the devices to measure this movement have not changed in over 20 years. In the last 2 years, a new technologic breakthrough has taken place in the measurement of intestinal movement. The technology is called high resolution manometry. Rather than the old 4 and 8 channels systems of measuring pressure, high resolution employs 36 closely spaced solid state pressure transducers. By using this technology, the resolution of gut motor activity is incredible. This allows for better ways of viewing motility using color as pressure. This technology makes for beautiful images of gut motility that we have never seen before. We have made diagnoses that would never have been appreciated with the old technology. High resolution manometry is taking over conventional manometry worldwide and represents a dramatic leap in a long time stagnant area.



The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Neurology

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Neurology Author Alice W. Flaherty
ISBN-10 9781451178630
Release 2011-12-26
Pages 240
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Now in its revised, updated Second Edition, this pocket-sized handbook is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and management of neurologic diseases. It presents specific management recommendations in a succinct outline format and includes protocols, step-by-step tests and procedures, and treatment algorithms. This handbook is unique in its inclusion of material from related disciplines such as general medicine, cardiology, psychiatry, neurosurgery, neuroanatomy, and radiology. The authors offer guidance in using contemporary neuroimaging techniques in diagnosis.



Pocket Oncology

Pocket Oncology Author Alexander Drilon
ISBN-10 9781451187625
Release 2014
Pages 352
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Pocket Oncology, developed and edited by oncologists at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, is a simple, yet comprehensive, review of basic principles of cancer management. Prepared in the style and format of books in the popular Pocket Notebook series, Pocket Oncology is intended as a quick reference presented in easy to read bulleted text, and using diagrams and charts where appropriate. Each oncologic disease is presented on two facing pages that review initial clinical presentation, pathophysiology, staging, current standard of care treatments, and active areas of current research. Edited by Alexander Drilon and Michael Postow, the content of the book has been written by medical oncology fellows and each disease entity has been authoritatively reviewed by an oncologist with specific expertise in each subspecialty of oncology. Features: • simple, comprehensive, review of basic principles of oncology in easy to read bulleted text, using diagrams and charts where appropriate. • its small size makes it easy to carry the pocket of a lab coat for quick reference to information while in the hospital or oncology clinic. • perfect for medical students, residents, fellows, physician assistants, and nurses who perform daily oncologic care.