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Pocket Medicine
by M.D. Marc S. Sabatine


Overview - Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, the 5th edition of Pocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine provides 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, the 5th edition of Pocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine provides 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 (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 (R) 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 (R) anticoag; score 1 (R) 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 directly from www.lww.com/PocketMedicine.

All copies of Pocket Medicine, 5e with the ISBN: 978-1-4511-9378-7 include this correction.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781451193787
  • ISBN-10: 1451193785
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publish Date: October 2013
  • Dimensions: 1 x 4 x 6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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