Washington Manual General Internal Medicine Consult, 3rd Edition

  • Thomas Ciesielski
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1496381971
  • ISBN-13: 9781496381972
  • DDC: 616
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 320 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Concise, portable, and user-friendly, this manual provides quick access to the essential information needed when performing an inpatient consult. Chapters are organized around presenting symptom (e.g., approach to nausea, approach to low back pain), allowing quick look-up of differential diagnosis and management. Ideal for medical students, residents, and practitioners, the manual is also useful as a quick-reference guide for practicing hospitalists. Key features include:

  • Brief, focused information throughout, zeroing in on the essential diagnosis and assessment information you need for an internal medicine consult.
  • Thoroughly revised to include new approaches to diagnosis and new therapeutic management, as well as an all-new chapter on venous thromboembolic disease.
  • Organized by presenting symptom, making information easy to find so you can maximize your time spent during the consult.
  • Perfect for residents asked to perform a medical consult, hospitalists, students, NPs, and PAs.
  • Written by residents, fellows, and attending physicians from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Chairman’s Note.
General Consultative Principles.
General Issues.
1: Approach to Perioperative Care.
2: Approach to Edema.
3: Approach to the Patient with Chest Pain.
4: Acute Coronary Syndromes.
5: Approach to the Patient with Syncope.
6: Management of Heart Failure.
7: Atrial Fibrillation.
8: Anticoagulation and Surgery.
9: Dyspnea.
10: Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease.
11: Asthma.
12: Solitary Pulmonary Nodule.
13: Approach to Nausea and Vomiting.
14: Approach to Gastrointestinal Bleeding.
15: Approach to Abdominal Pain.
16: Approach to Abnormal Liver Enzymes.
17: Approach to Acute Kidney Injury.
18: Approach to Hyperkalemia and Hypokalemia.
19: Approach to Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia.
20: Approach to the Patient with Hematuria.
Infectious Disease.
21: Pneumonia.
22: Urinary Tract Infections.
23: Cellulitis.
24: Osteomyelitis.
25: Approach to the Patient with Fever.
26: Bacteremia.
27: Intravascular Catheter Infections.
28: Endocarditis.
29: Meningitis.
30: Approach to Altered Mental Status.
31: Approach to the Patient with Vertigo.
32: Approach to the Carotid Bruit.
33: Approach to Anemia.
34: Thrombocytopenia.
35: Approach to a Prolonged Prothrombin Time/Partial Thromboplastin Time.
36: Venous Thromboembolism.
37: Pain Control in the Cancer Patient.
38: Neutropenic Fever.
39: Inpatient Diabetes Management.
40: Thyroid Diseases.
41: Adrenal Insufficiency.
42: Approach to the Adrenal Incidentaloma.
43: Approach to the Patient with Positive Antinuclear Antibodies.
44: Approach to Low Back Pain.
Allergy and Immunology.
45: Anaphylaxis.
46: Drug Reactions.
47: Alcohol Withdrawal.
48: General Toxicology and Opioid Intoxication and Withdrawal.