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No other text links practice and research like CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment! Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, this trusted text offers the most current insights into symptoms, signs, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. You’ll find concise, evidence-based answers to questions about both hospital and ambulatory problems. This valuable clinical companion is the fastest and easiest way to find the latest information about diagnostic advances, prevention strategies, and cost-effective treatments.
Heres why CMDT is critical to your practice:
Strong emphasis on the practical aspects of clinical diagnosis and patient management
Full review of internal medicine and additional family medicine topics, including gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, geriatrics, and palliative care
Annual update on HIV/AIDS and other new emerging viral infections
Specific disease prevention information
Medication treatment tables, with indexed trade names and updated prices
Helpful diagnostic and treatment algorithms
Key recent references on each topic with PMID numbers for quick access
Many full-color photographs and illustrations
A complete summary of medical advances up to time of publication!
Here are some of the many updates and additions to the 2018 edition:
New print chapter on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health
Substantially revised pain management section, including latest information on benefits, risks and methods to limit risks of opioid use
New recommendations for initial empiric antibiotic treatment for hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia
2016 CHEST Guidelines for anticoagulation treatment recommendations in cancer and noncancer diagnosis
New discussion of physician-assisted death
Updated treatment options for hepatitis C infection
New FDA-approved medications for ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease
New pharmacologic treatment for hormone receptor-positive breast cancer
New table outlining criteria to rule out pulmonary embolism
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