Middleton’s Allergy Essentials, 1e 1 Har/Psc Edition

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For decades, health care practitioners have relied on Middleton’s Allergy as their go-to reference for comprehensive information on allergic disorders. Now Middleton’s Allergy Essentials, by Drs. Robyn E. O’Hehir, Stephen T. Holgate, and Aziz Sheikh, offers a concise resource that’s both easily accessible and highly authoritative. Perfect for clinicians in primary and secondary care settings, this practical volume covers what is most useful in your daily practice, with a strong emphasis on disease diagnosis and management.

    • A practical approach to evaluation, differential diagnosis, and treatment of allergic disorders, focused specifically on what the non-specialist needs to know for everyday practice.
    • Each chapter begins with a handy summary of key concepts to help you quickly identify important information.
    • Coverage of today’s hot topics includes asthma, drug allergies, food allergies and gastrointestinal disorders, anaphylaxis, atopic dermatitis, and allergic contact dermatitis.

 

  • Concise sections on mechanisms are included where relevant, keeping you up to date with this rapidly evolving field.
  • Authored by the same internationally recognized experts that produce Middleton’s Allergy, the definitive text in the field.
  • Ideal for physicians, residents, general and family practitioners, nurse practitioners, primary care doctors, hospitalists, general internists – anyone who is called upon to make effective diagnostic and treatment decisions regarding allergic disorders.

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The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2017 (The 5-Minute Consult Series) Twenty-Fifth Edition

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Make quick and accurate diagnoses and treatment decisions at the point of care with this bestselling guide! The 5-Minute Clinical Consult Standard 2017 is a practical and useful resource for primary care clinicians, as well as those in family medicine, emergency medicine, nursing, and pediatrics. Using a three-column, bulleted format, the print edition provides rapid access to diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and associated factors for more than 570 diseases and conditions, plus over 110 diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms.

The 5-Minute Clinical Consult Standard 2017, 25th Edition, includes:

  • Succinct information on more than 570 commonly encountered diseases and disorders and 110 treatment and diagnostic algorithms (20 are new!)
  • ICD-10 codes
  • Evidence-based medicine content, fully updated and easily accessible for quick reference.
  • Accurate drug dosing information carefully reviewed by a PharmD

Written by esteemed internal medicine and family medicine practitioners and published by the leading publisher in medical content, The 5-Minute Clinical Consult Standard 2017, 25th Edition includes a Free Trial to 5MinuteConsult.com

5MinuteConsult.com is a quicker, more valuable, evidence-based, online workflow tool easily integrated at the point of care. 5MinuteConsult.com provides online-exclusive content, including:

  •  Differential diagnosis support from an expanded collection of algorithms
  • Current evidence-based designations highlighted in each topic
  • 570+ commonly encountered diseases in print, with an additional 1,400 online topics, including content fromThe 5-Minute Pediatric Consult and Rosen & Barkin’s 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult
  • Thousands of images to help support visual diagnosis of all conditions
  • Video library of procedures, treatment, and physical therapy
  • A-to-Z Drug Database from Facts & Comparisons®
  • Laboratory test interpretation from Wallach’s Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests
  • More than 3,000 patient handouts in English and Spanish
  • ICD-10 codes, DSM-5 criteria, and SNOMED codes
  • Quick-access link to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force calculator
  • Point-of-care CME/CE:  .5 credits while you search the site to find the best treatment for your patients. This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20 prescribed credits by the AAFP and the ANCC

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Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking 12th Edition

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Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking provides authoritative, step-by-step guidance on performing the patient interview and physical examination, applying clinical reasoning, shared decision-making, and other core assessment skills—all based on a firm understanding of clinical evidence.

This highly regarded text includes fully illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline the correct performance of the physical examination and an easy-to-follow two-column format featuring examination techniques on the left and abnormalities (clearly indicated in red) with differential diagnoses on the right. Bates’ also includes a unit on special populations, covering special stages in the life cycle—infancy through adolescence, pregnancy, and aging.

  • Clinical pearls, printed in blue, highlight key points throughout the text.
  • Text boxes help readers quickly find important summaries of clinical conditions and tips for challenging examination techniques.
  • Many new and updated photographs and illustrations support the text, and figures are now numbered for easy identification and reference.
  • Rewritten chapter on evaluating clinical evidence clarifies key concepts to ensure student understanding.
  • Revised and expanded chapter on the skin, hair, and nails includes new dermatology photographs and provides the framework for assessing common lesions and abnormalities.
  • Updated behavior and mental status chapter now references DSM-5.
  • Significantly revised information on obesity and nutrition counseling; cardiovascular risk factor screening and new clinical guidelines; new screening guidelines for breast cancer, colon cancer, Papanicolau smears, and stroke risk factors; updated information on STIs; new geriatric assessment tools; and much more.
  • New life cycle content, including an increased emphasis on cardiovascular health promotion and child development; updated pregnancy topics such as weight gain, substance abuse, and intimate partner violence; and new information on the older adult, including frailty, immunizations, cancer screening, cognitive decline and dementia screening, and a new algorithm for falls prevention.

Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking is the #1 choice for complete, authoritative guidance on mastering every aspect of the all-important physical examination.

Don’t Miss These Additional Resources:

Bates’ Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, Eighth Edition
The Pocket Guide is an abbreviated version of the Bates’ twelfth edition textbook, designed for portability and convenience at the bedside.

Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination (www.batesvisualguide.com)
Recently refilmed, these 18 volumes of examination videos (as well as 10 additional OSCEs) depict experienced clinicians conducting each of the regional examinations. The videos demonstrate visually the varying techniques of inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation in the regional examinations and special populations.

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Clinicians Pocket Drug Reference 2015 6th Edition

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SAFELY PRESCRIBE AND ADMINISTER MORE THAN 1,400 OF THE DRUGS MOST OFTEN USED IN CLINICAL PRACTICE WITH THIS ULTRA-CONVENIENT POCKET GUIDE!

UPDATED ANNUALLY!

  • Organized alphabetically by generic drug name
  • Common uses, mechanisms of action, dosages (adult and pediatric), warnings/precautions, form supplied, and notes/common side effects
  • Summaries of FDA “Black Box” precautions and contraindications
  • Includes a listing of the medications organized by drug classification
  • Covers natural and herbal agents
  • Updated to reflect new drugs, removal of drugs taken off the market, new formulations, and changes in approved use of existing medications

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CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Pediatrics, Twenty-Second Edition (Current Pediatric Diagnosis & Treatment)

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The most up-to-date, easy-to-use guide to the diagnosis, understanding, and treatment of the medical problems of children from birth through adolescence

For more than 70 years, professors, students, and clinicians have trusted LANGE for high-quality, current, concise medical information in a convenient, affordable, portable format. Whether for coursework, clerkships, USMLE prep, specialty board review, or patient care, there’s a LANGE book that guarantees success.

All topics thoroughly updated with the latest research and findings.

  • Organized by general topics and by organ systems
  • Provides concise, evidence-based information on a wide range of pediatric medical conditions most often encountered in daily clinical practice
  • Includes detailed descriptions of diseases as well as diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
  • Presented in the time-saving LANGE CURRENT style: Problem, Essentials of Diagnosis, Clinical Findings, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis
  • Features numerous tables and figures that provide quick access to important information such as acute and critical care procedures in the clinic, emergency room, and critical care unit
  • Delivers succinct, authoritative overviews of important pediatric health concerns such as childhood nutrition and eating disorders, substance abuse, psychiatric disorders, child abuse, oral medicine and dentistry, immunization, and emergencies and injuries
  • Complete with valuable guide to normal laboratory values

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Symptom to Diagnosis An Evidence Based Guide, Third Edition (Lange Medical Books)

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Symptom to Diagnosis teaches you an evidence-based, step-by-step process for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating patients based on their clinical complaints.By applying this process, you will be able to recognize specific diseases and prescribe the most effective therapy.

Each chapter addresses one common complaint and begins with a case and guidance on how to organize the differential diagnosis. As the case progresses, clinical reasoning is explained in detail. The differential diagnosis for that particular case is summarized in tables that highlight the clinical clues and important testsfor the leading diagnostic hypothesis and alternative diagnostic hypotheses. As the chapter progresses, the pertinent diseases are reviewed. Just as in real life, the case unfolds in a stepwise fashion as tests are performed and diagnoses are confirmed or refuted.

The third edition is enhanced by the addition of five new chapters–Bleeding Disorders, Dysuria, Hematuria, Hypotension, and Sore Throat–as well as a greater emphasis on how to master the process of working from patient level data (signs, symptoms, and laboratory tests). All chapters incorporate the latest research resulting in new and refined approaches to common symptomsencountered in clinical medicine.

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Essential Practical Prescribing (Essentials) 1st Edition

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Essential Practical Prescribing is an important new textbook with a clinical, ward-based focus. It is specifically designed to help new foundation doctors working on the hospital wards and in the community, as well as medical students preparing for the Prescribing Safety Assessment.

Using an accessible format, Essential Practical Prescribing demonstrates how to manage common medical conditions, and explains the logic behind each decision. It also emphasises common pitfalls leading to drug errors, and highlights drugs that could cause harm in certain situations. Organised by hospital department, it outlines the correct management of conditions, as well as highlighting the typical trials of a junior doctor.

Essential Practical Prescribing:

  • Contains a range of learning methods within each chapter including: key topics, learning objectives, case studies, DRUGS checklists, “Top-Tips”, advice on guidelines and evidence, and key learning points
  • Uses patient histories to set the scene and enhance the clinical emphasis
  • Offers examples of correctly completed drug charts throughout, which are also available online
  • Is an ideal companion for Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA) preparation
  • Includes a companion website at www.wileyessential.com/prescribing featuring MCQs and downloadable DRUGS checklists and drug charts

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Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties 2nd Edition

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Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties is the ideal self-assessment tool for students looking to test their knowledge of the core clinical specialties. Fully cross-referenced to the ninth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties, this compact volume contains hundreds of questions on a wide spectrum of conditions across the specialties.

This new edition contains over 350 Single Best Answer and Extended Matching questions addressing core clinical topics and professional skills. Each answer is marked with a progression point to help the reader to track their progress and revise effectively. The authors offer detailed feedback on each question, directing the reader to relevant sections in the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties and key evidence-based guidelines for further reading. The book also includes image-based questions.

Written by practising clinicians and experts in medical assessment, this book is the ultimate revision resource for medical students in the fourth and fifth year, as well as any junior doctor looking to improve their knowledge of the core clinical specialties.

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The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics (Lippincott Manual Series) Thirty-Fifth Edition

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NOTE: This book contains eBook-only content. The last 2 chapters (27: Neurologic Disorders and 28: Toxicology) of the book are only available via the eBook (Inkling and Kindle) version of the book as stated in the Table of Contents. If you have a print version, please reference the eBook instructions and activation code on the inside cover in order to access this content.

Discover why housestaff and faculty worldwide depend on this best-selling medical text – both in print and eBook format!  Concise and user-friendly, The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 35th Edition, focuses on the essential information you need to know for successful patient care.  Written by residents who are assisted by faculty co-authors and an outstanding editorial team, this must-have reference presents brief, logical approaches to diagnosis and management of commonly encountered medical conditions, including new therapies that improve patient outcomes. Thoroughly updated throughout, the 35th Edition provides a clear view of the challenges faced by residents, interns, medical students, and other practitioners, plus offers practical solutions, and expert guidance – all in one convenient and easily accessible source.

Features:
  • Thoroughly updated to reflect the increasing and ever-changing advances in medical technology and therapeutics.
  • Comprehensive coverage addresses all areas of medicine and the core subspecialties, including neurology and toxicology content available online.
  • Concise, practical format features a brief discussion of pathophysiology, an evidence-based presentation of current therapies, and need-to-know diagnostic and therapeutic guidance from global experts.
  • Easy-to-follow guidelines, diagrams, and algorithms assist in the diagnosis, investigation, and management of frequently encountered medical conditions.
  • Edited by Internal Medicine Chief Residents from the Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:
  • Complete content with enhanced navigation
  • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
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