Evidence-Based Medicine: How to Practice and Teach EBM, 5th Edition (May 2018 Release)

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Jul 012018
 

Now in its fifth edition, this classic introduction to the practice and teaching of evidence-based medicine is written for busy clinicians at any stage of their career who want to learn how to practise and teach evidence-based medicine (EBM). It is short and practical, emphasizing direct clinical application of EBM and tactics to practise and teach EBM in real-time.

The online toolkit includes Critical appraisal worksheets, Educational prescription, Pocket Cards, EBM calculators, Educational Prescriptions, Clinical Questions log, Self evaluations.

  • Thoroughly updated with examples from latest evidence/studies.
  • Revised electronic ancillaries, now available online
  • Expanded coverage of audit and measuring quality improvement.
  • Teaching moments now indexed for easy reference.
  • New contributing authors Reena Pattani and Areti Angeliki Veroniki

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MedStudy – Internal Medicine Review Core Curriculum – 16th Edition (5 Volume Set)

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Jun 302018
 

Updated to reflect the most current guidelines and standards of care
Tapping the expertise of our medical review team, we’ve thoroughly revised or completely rewritten every section of the 16th Edition Core to reflect the latest standards of care, including guideline updates and consensus opinions. Our in-depth coverage of internal medicine specialties and subspecialties includes every topic specified in the ABIM Internal Medicine Examination Blueprints, thoroughly preparing you for in-training, certification, and maintenance of certification exams.

Essentials for board exam success
The most success-proven and accessible internal medicine review available, the Core Curriculum helps you study more internal medicine in less time and recall it more confidently on exam day. Created with MedStudy’s unique conversational writing style, the Core Curriculum is the indispensible starting point to passing the internal medicine boards.

Specialties/Subspecialties covered:
Gastroenterology
Pulmonary Medicine
Cardiology
Infectious Disease
Nephrology
Endocrinology
Hematology
Oncology
Neurology
Rheumatology
Allergy and Immunology
Dermatology
General Internal Medicine
(Board-relevant Radiology, Pharmacology, Statistics, Geriatrics, Ethics, Pre-Operative Evaluation, Preventive Medicine, Poisoning, Ophthalmology, ENT, Psychiatry, Women’s Medicine, Genetics)

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On Call Principles and Protocols, 6th Edition (December 2016 Release)

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Jun 292018
 

Ideal for any on-call professional, resident, or medical student, this best-selling reference covers the common problems you’ll encounter while on call in the hospital. On Call Principles and Protocols, 6th Edition, by Drs. Shane A. Marshall and John Ruedy, fits perfectly in your pocket, ready to provide key information in time-sensitive, challenging situations. You’ll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call – from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication.

  • Highlights medications, doses, and critical information in a second color for fast reference.
  • Features a logical, highly templated format so you can locate critical information quickly.
  • Covers essential topics such as Approach to Diagnosis and Management of On-Call Problems; Documentation; Assessment and Management of Volume Status; and HIV, HBV, HCV, Influenza, and the House Officer.
  • Delivers consistent, easy-to-follow coverage of the most common on-call problems and approaches, including what to do from the initial phone call, “Elevator Thoughts,” how to immediately identify major threats to life, what to do at the bedside, and how to avoid common mistakes for every call.
    • Provides updated content and references, as well as a revised drug formulary, keeping you on the cutting edge of current, evidence-based information.

  • NEW! Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th Edition (August 17, 2018 Release)

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Jun 202018
 

HARRISON’S IS MEDICINE!
Introducing the Landmark Twentieth Edition of the Global Icon of Internal Medicine

The definitive guide to internal medicine is more essential than ever with the latest in disease mechanisms, updated clinical trial results and recommended guidelines, state-of-the art radiographic images, therapeutic approaches and specific treatments, hundreds of demonstrative full-color drawings, and practical clinical decision trees and algorithms

Recognized by healthcare professionals worldwide as the leading authority on applied pathophysiology and clinical medicine, Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine gives you the informational foundation you need to provide the best patient care possible.

Essential for practice and education, the landmark 20th Edition features:

  • Thoroughly revised content―covering the many new breakthroughs and advances in clinical medicine that have occurred since the last edition of Harrison’s. Chapters on acute and chronic hepatitis, management of diabetes, immune-based therapies in cancer, multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular disease, HIV, and many more, deliver the very latest information on disease mechanisms, diagnostic options, and the specific treatment guidance you need to provide optimal patient care.
  • State-of-the-art coverage of disease mechanisms: Harrison’s focuses on pathophysiology with rigor, and with the goal of linking disease mechanisms to treatments. Improved understanding of how diseases develop and progress not only promotes better decision-making and higher value care, but also makes for fascinating reading and improved retention. Harrison’s summarizes important new basic science developments, such as the role of mitochondria in programmed and necrotic cell death, the immune system’s role in cancer development and treatment, the impact of telomere shortening in the aging and disease processes, and the role of the microbiome in health and disease. Understanding the role of inflammation in cardiovascular disease, the precise mechanisms of immune deficiency in HIV/AIDS, prions and misfolded proteins in neurodegenerative diseases, and obesity as a predisposition to diabetes are just a few examples of how this edition provides essential pathophysiology information for health professionals.
  • All-new sections covering a wide range of new and emerging areas of vital interest to all healthcare professionals. New sections include: Sex and Gender-based Issues in Medicine; Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, and Metabolic Syndrome; and Consultative Medicine― Plus, a new Part covering cutting-edge topics in research and clinical medicine includes great new chapters on the role of Epigenetics in Health and Disease, Behavioral Strategies to Improve Health, Genomics and Infectious Diseases, Emerging Neuro-Therapeutic Technologies, and Telomere Function in Health and Disease, and Network System Medicine.
  • Important and timely new chapters―such as Promoting Good Health, LGBT Health, Systems of Healthcare, Approach to Medical Consultation, Pharmacogenomics, Antimicrobial Resistance, Worldwide Changes in Patterns of Infectious Diseases, Neuromyelitis Optica, and more―offer the very latest, definitive perspectives on must-know topics in medical education and practice.
  • Updated clinical guidelines, expert opinions, and treatment approaches from world-renowned editors and authors contribute to the accuracy and immediacy of the text material and present a clear blueprint for optimizing patient outcomes.
  • End-of-chapter suggested readings reinforce the text material and provide a robust platform for further study and research.

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The APRN’s Complete Guide to Prescribing Drug Therapy 2018

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Jun 202018
 

This is a concise, easy-to-read prescribing reference for advanced health care providers involved in the primary care management of patients with acute, episodic, and chronic health problems. Organized alphabetically by clinical diagnosis for quick access in all clinical settings, the guide encompasses CDC- and FDA-approved pharmacotherapy regimens for more than 500 clinical diagnoses along with clinically useful information in a convenient, quick-access format. Another outstanding feature is the inclusion of Comments throughout the guide highlighting such clinically important information as laboratory values to be monitored, precautions and contraindications, patient teaching points, pediatric usage and dosages, and safety information.

Each diagnosis includes appropriate drug choices listed alphabetically by generic name and trade name, FDA pregnancy category, drug availability in generic or over-the-counter forms, adult and pediatric dosing regimens, dosage forms, drug additives, and more. An alphabetical cross-reference index of drugs by generic and trade name, with FDA pregnancy category and controlled drug schedule, facilitates quick identification of drugs by alternate names and relative safety during pregnancy.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Facilitates speedy drug information retrieval for primary care providers in all settings
  • Organizes over 500 diagnoses alphabetically by alternate names for ease of use
  • Highlights clinically important information such as lab values to monitor, patient education points, and safety information
  • Includes an appendix of 30 tables for quick access to key drug classifications, FDA pregnancy categories, Schedule of Controlled Substances, Childhood and Adult Immunization Schedules, and more
  • Provides generic/trade name cross references
  • Includes a free e-book and quarterly electronic updates

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Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs – 4th Edition (May 2017 Release)

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Jun 192018
 

Designed for quick reference, Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs: A Cost-Effective Approach equips you to effectively interpret more than 230 of the most common symptoms and signs. The ideal aid for the busy clinician, this handy, portable resource promotes a cost-effective patient workup, explaining which diagnostic tests are most appropriate (and when such tests are not indicated). Comprehensive updates throughout put the very latest diagnostic approaches at your fingertips.

Features:

  • Evaluate patients efficiently using clear, step-by-step algorithms that spell out what to look for, what tests to order, what differentials to consider, and when to refer to a specialist.
  • Master essential clinical skills with a new section on “Getting the most out of your history and physical examination.”
  • Effectively evaluate more conditions through new algorithms for various symptoms and laboratory tests, including algorithms representing diseases that are symptoms of other diseases.
  • Recognize diagnostic alternatives at a glance thanks to differential diagnostic tables.

Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience:

  • The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offline
  • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks
  • Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design
  • The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click

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MRCP Part 2 Self-Assessment: Medical Masterclass Questions and Explanatory Answers (MasterPass) (Pt. 2)

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Jun 182018
 

“MRCP Part 2 Self-Assessment” is the perfect revision aid. Drawn from the highly successful Medical Masterclass material from the Royal College of Physicians of London, this concise volume is specifically designed to cover the topics and format found in the Membership to the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) Part 1 examination. The large scale, lavishly illustrated, full-colour format makes it easy to comprehend complex topics.With contributions from an extensive list of prestigious and authoritative professionals, the questions cover all areas of assessment, including the scientific background the medicine, general clinical skills, acute medicine and a range of specialties. It is ideal for examination MRCP candidates, doctors preparing for the European Diploma in internal medicine and junior doctors wanting to revise their knowledge and skills.’This collection of self-assessment questions and explanatory answers has been drawn from Medical Masterclass, which is produced and published by the Royal College of Physicians of London. The questions have been specifically written to help doctors in their first few years of training to test and revise their medical knowledge and skills; and in particular to pass postgraduate examinations, such as the MRCP(UK)’ – John D Firth, in the Introduction.

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Ferri’s Best Test: A Practical Guide to Clinical Laboratory Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging, (Ferri’s Medical Solutions) – 4th Edition (December 2017 Release)

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Jun 172018
 

Practical and concise, this spiral bound, pocket-sized manual is a quick, go-to reference for up-to-date clinical material on today’s diagnostic testing and laboratory tests. Three convenient sections provide quick access to key information on clinical laboratory testing, diagnostic imaging, and diagnostic algorithms. Experienced author Dr. Fred Ferri uses a unique, easy-to-follow format to simplify complex information and help you choose the best test to supplement your clinical diagnostic skills.

 

  • Includes both lab and imaging tests for concise, convenient access to all diagnostic test options for more than 200 common diseases and disorders.
  • Includes essential information on indications, advantages, disadvantages, approximate costs, normal ranges, typical abnormalities, likeliest causes, and more.
    • Features a new appendix on when to use contrast agents in ordering CT and MRI scans.
    • Discusses new modalities including transient elastography (Fibroscan), CT enterography and CT enteroclysis.
    • Provides new comparison tables to easily evaluate the best test; new algorithms for evaluation of immunodeficiency and hematochezia; and new tables and illustrations throughout to improve your test selection.

 

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Davidson’s Self-assessment in Medicine (June 2018 Release)

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Jun 162018
 

Davidson’s Assessment in Medicine is a collection of 1250 best-of-five multiple choice questions, arranged to correspond with the chapters of the Twenty-third Edition of Davidson’s Principles and Practice. The questions follow the style used in many international undergraduate and early postgraduate exams. For each question the answers are accompanied by a short piece of remediation/ feedback with references back to the main textbook for further information.

This book is an excellent broad assessment text and forms a highly useful complement to the main textbook. It will help students increase the efficiency with which they acquire the factual knowledge necessary for both passing examinations and good medical practice. Although written to accompany Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine, this book can be used alongside any clinical medicine textbook.

  • 1250 best-of-five multiple choice questions with detailed answers and remediation feedback.
  • Closely linked to the world-renowned Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine textbook.

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine (Oxford Medical Handbooks) 10th Edition

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May 132018
 

Now in its tenth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine has been fully revised, with five new authors on the writing team bringing content fresh from the bedside.

Space has been breathed into the design, with more core material at your fingertips in quick-reference lists and flow diagrams, and key references have been honed to the most up-to-date and relevant. Each page has been updated to reflect the latest changes in practice and best management, and the chapters on gastroenterology, history and examination, infectious disease, neurology, and radiology have been extensively revised.

Unique among medical texts, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine is a complete and concise guide to the core areas of medicine that also encourages thinking about the world from the patient’s perspective, offering a holistic, patient-centred approach.

Loved and trusted by millions for over three decades, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine continues to be a truly indispensable companion for the practice of modern medicine.

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