The Internal Medicine Casebook

The Internal Medicine Casebook

Publication Date: February 23, 2007
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780781765299


Developed by the internal medicine residency teaching staff at the University of Colorado, this book presents patient-oriented cases for 88 diseases in all areas of internal medicine. Case studies follow a question-and-answer format that mirrors rounds presentations. Each case study walks you through the workup and management of the problem and reviews the underlying pathophysiology. The book is an excellent review tool for resident in-service exams or American Board of Internal Medicine certification exams.

This edition's questions and problems have been extensively rewritten to incorporate new diagnostic methods and treatments. Coverage of urology and hepatology has been expanded.

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--Walks you through real-life patient cases for 88 diseases in all areas of internal medicine: allergy and clinical immunology; cardiology; endocrinology, metabolism, and diabetes; gastroenterology; geriatrics; infectious diseases; hematology and oncology; pulmonology; nephrology; and rheumatology
--Case studies follow a question-and-answer format that mirrors rounds presentations
--Each case provides an overview of the workup and management of the problem and a review of the underlying pathophysiology
--Excellent review tool for resident in-service exams or American Board of Internal Medicine certification exams
  • Extensive rewrite of questions and problems
  • Discussions of new diagnostic methods and treatments
  • Expanded coverage of urology and hepatology

Edition: 3
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781765299
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 7.375 x 9.125
Pages: 496
Pub Date: February 23, 2007
Weight: 1.7

ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY (Stephen C. Dreskin and Henry N. Claman): Anaphylaxis / Angioedema / Chronic Urticaria and Angioedema / Monoclonal Gammopathy / Penicillin Allergy

CARDIOLOGY (Simon Shakar, Ronald Zolty, and JoAnn Lindenfeld): Acute Pericarditis and Cardiac Tamponade / Acute Pulmonary Edema / Aortic Dissection / Chronic Heart Failure / Essential Hypertension and Hypertensive Emergencies / ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction / Unstable Angina and Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction / Sudden Cardiac Death / Valvular Heart Disease

ENDOCRINOLOGY, METABOLISM, AND DIABETES (Irene E. Schauer and Jane E.-B. Reusch): Adrenal Insufficiency / Cushing's Syndrome / Diabetes Mellitus / Disorders of the Thyroid / Growth Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Tumors / Prolactin-Secreting Pituitary Tumors / Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia / Hypoglycemia / Metabolic Bone Disease / Erectile Dysfunction

GASTROENTEROLOGY (William R. Brown): Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease / Chronic Liver Disease / Diarrhea / Malabsorption / Pancreatitis / Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / Peptic Ulcer Disease / Gallstone Disease / Acute Hepatocellular Disease

GERIATRICS (Laurence Robbins): Dementia / Falls in the Elderly / Urinary Incontinence / Medication Use in the Elderly

INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Robert T. Schooley): Urinary Tract Infection / The Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome / Cellulitis / A Late Complication of Tuberculosis / Sepsis / Endocarditis / Fever and Abdominal Pain / Central Nervous System Infection / Fever of Unknown Origin / Pneumonia

HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY (Paul Seligman): Acute Leukemia / Anemia / Bleeding Disorders / Breast Cancer / Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia / Colon Cancer / Erythrocytosis / Lymphomas / Lung Cancer / Prostate Cancer

PULMONOLOGY (Marvin I. Schwarz): Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome / Asthma / Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease / Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis / Pleural Disease / Pulmonary Complications of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection / Solitary Pulmonary Nodule / Acute Pulmonary Embolism / Sarcoidosis / Tuberculosis

NEPHROLOGY (Tomas Berl and Isaac Teitelbaum): Acute Renal Failure / Metabolic Acidosis / Metabolic Alkalosis / Secondary Hypertension / Nephrolithiasis / Nephrotic Syndrome / Glomerulonephritis / Hyperkalemia and Hypokalemia / Hyponatremia

RHEUMATOLOGY (Robert W. Janson): Ankylosing Spondylitis / Crystal-Induced Arthritis / Fibromyalgia / Osteoarthritis / Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis / Reactive Arthritis / Rheumatoid Arthritis / Scleroderma / Synovial Fluid Analysis and Septic Arthritis / Systemic Lupus Erythematosus / Vasculitis

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