CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2011 by Stephen McPhee, Maxine Papadakis, Michael W. Rabow

By Stephen McPhee, Maxine Papadakis, Michael W. Rabow

The fiftieth Anniversary variation of the World’s most well liked Annual common medication publication – Celebrated with a brand new Full-Color Design

Includes five online-only chapters at no extra fee at

Your first position to show for present advancements that promise greater sufferer care

A Doody's center identify crucial buy for 2011!

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"This fiftieth anniversary variation brings a few great enhancements to this entire publication at the majority of issues that basic care physicians stumble upon of their offices....This e-book has the great advantage of being up to date every year and hence has stood the attempt of time for spotting what's necessary and what works. it's worth the fee and a superb addition to a main care practitioner's library."--Doody's assessment Service

Written by way of clinicians popular of their respective fields, CMDT deals the most up-tp-date perception into signs, indicators, epidemiology, and remedy for greater than 1,000 ailments and problems. for every subject you’ll locate concise, evidence-based solutions to questions relating to either sanatorium and ambulatory medication. This streamlined scientific spouse is the quickest and simplest way to maintain abreast of the newest scientific advances, prevention techniques, reasonable remedies, and more.

MORE usable patient-care info in much less text:

  • a robust concentrate on the medical analysis and sufferer administration instruments necessary to day-by-day perform
  • complete evaluation of all inner drugs and first care issues, together with gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, neurology, and ophthalmology
  • the single textual content with an annual evaluate of advances in HIV remedy
  • enormous quantities of drug therapy tables, with listed exchange names and up-to-date costs – plus beneficial diagnostic and therapy algorithms
  • contemporary references with PMID numbers for quick entry to abstracts or full-text articles
  • ICD-9 codes indexed at the within covers
  • 5 online-only chapters on hand at no extra expense at

NEW to this edition:

  • Full-color photographs and illustrations built-in with textual content all through e-book, together with a lot multiplied dermatology and ophthalmology pictures
  • Newly brought issues: E. coli O145, floppy iris syndrome, and accelerated insurance of H1N1 influenza A
  • New info: rising position for B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) as marker of early left ventricular myocardial failure, new ways to correction of aortic stenosis and to aortic regurgitation in Marfan syndrome, dangers of general and peculiar antipsychotic medicinal drugs, and new hypoglycemic brokers
  • tremendous replace on cardiology and high blood pressure, together with use of stents and cardiac resynchronization remedy with biventricular pacemaker insertion, fresh ACC/AHA standards for appropriateness of coronary revascularization, use of prasugrel and clopidogrel in comparison with aspirin in prevention of stent thrombosis, dronedarone and catheter ablation for atrial traumatic inflammation and dabigatran as opposed to warfarin in prevention of atrial fibrillation-related stroke, in addition to instructions for constructing an antihypertensive routine
  • up to date info on pathogenesis and remedy of immune and drug-induced thrombocytopenia, new investigational anticoagulants reminiscent of rivaroxaban and idraparinux, possibility stratification and prophylactic regimens for deep venous thrombosis and venous thromboembolism, and a prognostic version for pulmonary emboli
  • multiplied details on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, therapy of pharyngitis and laryngitis, ways to the prognosis of syphilis, analysis and issues with borreliosis and its coinfections, acute and persistent viral hepatitides, amyloidosis, remedy and analysis of venous stasis ulcers, and treatment for warmth stroke and burns
  • considerably up to date therapy sections: HIV infections and AIDS and advances in remedy for breast melanoma in girls
  • Updated part on immunization requisites
  • New CMDT on-line bankruptcy on activities medication and Outpatient Orthopedics

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Seth Landefeld, MD General Principles of Geriatric Care Assessment of the Older Adult Management of Common Geriatric Problems Dementia Depression Delirium Immobility Falls 8 Gait Disorders Urinary Incontinence Undernutrition 8 Frailty Pressure Ulcers Pharmacotherapy 8 Polypharmacy Vision Impairment Hearing Impairment Elder Abuse 5. Palliative Care 8 Pain Management Michael W. Rabow, MD, 8 Steven Z. Pantilat, MD Definition 8 Scope of Palliative Care Pain Management Principles of Pain Management Pain at the End of Life Pharmacologic Pain Management Strategies Nonpharmacologic Treatments Palliation of Other Common Symptoms Dyspnea Nausea 8 Vomiting Constipation Delirium 8 Agitation End-of-Life Care Tasks after Death 6.

Papadakis, MD Professor of Medicine Associate Dean for Student Affairs School of Medicine University of California, San Francisco Associate Editor Michael W. Rabow, MD Professor of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine Department of Medicine University of California, San Francisco With Associate Authors Copyright ũ 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved. Except as permitted under the United States Copyright Act of 1976, no part of this publication may be reproduced or distributed in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We wish to thank our associate authors for participating once again in the annual updating of this important book. We are especially grateful to eight authors who are leaving CMDT this year: Henry F. Chambers, MD; Vicente F. Corrales-Medina, MD; William R. Crombleholme, MD, FACOG; Alex H. Gifford, MD; Ellen F. Hughes, MD, PhD; Richard A. Jacobs, MD, PhD; Brent R. W. Moelleken, MD, FACS; and Rajabrata Sarkar, MD, PhD. These authors have contributed hours upon hours of work in culling and distilling the literature in their specialty areas and we have all benefited from their clinical wisdom and commitment.

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