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Title Medicine : a competency-based companion / [edited by] Jessica L. Israel, Allan R. Tunkel
Published Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier/Saunders, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 750 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Competency based companion
Competency-based companion.
Contents Introduction. How to Study this Book ; The Competencies ; Tips for the Medicine Clerkship. -- Ambulatory Internal Medicine. Tips for Learning on the Ambulatory Clerkship ; Preventive Medicine ; Common Symptoms in Ambulatory Internal Medicine ; The Complex Patient. -- Cardiovascular Diseases. Chest Pain ; Congestive Heart Failure ; Palpitations and Arrhythmias ; Hypertension. -- Pulmonary Diseases. Dyspnea ; Cough ; Hemoptysis ; Pulmonary Nodule. -- Renal Diseases and Electrolyte Disorders. Acute Kidney Injury ; Edema ; Acid-Base Disorders ; Abnormal Electrolytes ; Hematuria ; Dysuria ; Renal Mass. -- Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases. Abdominal Pain ; Nausea and Vomiting ; Esophageal Dysphagia ; Gastrointestinal Bleeding ; Constipation ; Diarrhea ; Jaundice. -- Hematologic Diseases. Elevated Blood Counts ; Pancytopenia ; Excessive Bleeding or Clotting ; Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly. -- Oncologic Diseases. Breast Mass ; Prostate Mass ; Testicular Mass ; Neck Mass ; Pigmented Skin Lesions ; Incidentally Discovered Mass Lesions ; Oncologic Emergencies ; Paraneoplastic Syndromes. -- Endocrine Diseases. Polyuria and Polydipsia ; Hypoglycemia ; Weight Gain and Obesity ; Weight Loss ; Amenorrhea ; Fragility Fracture. -- Rheumatologic Diseases. Acute Joint Pain ; Chronic Joint Pain. -- Infectious Diseases. Rash ; Skin and Soft Tissue Infections ; Upper Respiratory Tract Infections ; Genital Ulcers ; Vaginitis and Urethritis ; Fever in the Hospitalized Patient. -- Neurologic Diseases. Altered Mental Status ; Dementia ; Seizures ; Abnormal Movements ; Headache ; Dizziness and Vertigo ; Weakness
Summary Complete, yet concise, Medicine: A Competency-Based Companion provides the core information you need to think like an experienced clinician during your medical rotation. This handy, pocket-sized medical reference book hones in on the must-know differential diagnoses of the common medical presentations and guides you through the most up-to-date and effective approaches to treatment, equipping you to excel. Take it with you! A portable, pocket-sized format places high-yield core information essential to internal medicine rotations right in your lab coat. Assess your pr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Clinical competence -- Case studies.
Internal medicine -- Case studies.
Medical care -- Case studies.
Internal Medicine -- methods.
Clinical Competence.
Patient Care.
Genre/Form Case Reports.
Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Israel, Jessica L.
Tunkel, Allan R.
ISBN 1416053514 (paperback alk. paper)
1455733512 (electronic bk.)
9781416053514 (paperback alk. paper)
9781455733514 (electronic bk.)