The Washington Manual General Internal Medicine Consult, 3/e

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Author: Ciesielski
Edition: 3rd
ISBN: 9789387506299
Language: English
Published: 2018
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

The Washington manual general internal medicine consult Concise, portable and user-friendly, The Washington Manual General Internal Medicine Consult, Third Edition, provides quick access to the essential information needed when performing an inpatient consult.

The Washington Manual 

General Internal Medicine Consult, 3/e

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The Washington manual general internal medicine consult Concise, portable and user-friendly, The Washington Manual General Internal Medicine Consult, Third Edition, 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

  • Brief, focused information throughout, zeroing in on the essential diagnosisand 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

PART I. GENERAL ISSUES

  1. Approach to Perioperative Care 

Adam V. Meyer and Rachel H. Bardowe

  1. Approach to Edema 

Yevgeniy Khariton and Lois F. Richard

PART II. CARDIOVASCULAR

  1. Approach to the Patient with Chest Pain 

Anuradha Godishala

  1. Acute Coronary Syndromes 

Adam Littich

  1. Approach to the Patient with Syncope 

James Matthew Freer

  1. Management of Heart Failure 

Mark A. Gdowski

  1. Atrial Fibrillation 

Kelly M. Carlson

  1. Anticoagulation and Surgery 

Happy D. Thakkar and Mark S. Thoelke

PART III. PULMONARY

  1. Dyspnea 

Rachel H. Bardowell and Adam V. Meyer

  1. Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease 

Maanasi Samant and Thomas M. Ciesielski

  1.  Asthma 

Jaimie E. Bolda and Walter B. Gribben

  1. Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

Rachel K. McDonald and Thomas M. Ciesielski

PART IV. GASTROENTEROLOGY

  1. Approach to Nausea and Vomiting 

Cheryl R. McDonough

  1. Approach to Gastrointestinal Bleeding 

Cheryl R. McDonough

  1. Approach to Abdominal Pain 

Surachai Amornsawadwattana

  1. Approach to Abnormal Liver Enzymes 

James Matthew Freer

PART V. NEPHROLOGY

  1. Approach to Acute Kidney Injury 

Joshua M. Saef and Melvin Blanchard

  1. 18. Approach to Hyperkalemia and Hypokalemia

Stacy Dai and Melvin Blanchard

  1. 19. Approach to Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia 

Asrar Khan and John J. Cras

  1. Approach to the Patient with Hematuria Melissa DeFoe and Melvin Blanchard

PART VI. INFECTIOUS DISEASE

  1.  Pneumonia 

Indra Bole and Mark S. Thoelke

  1. Urinary Tract Infections Caline S. Mattar and Stephen Y. Liang
  2. Cellulitis 

Brett W. Jagger and Myra L. Rubio

  1.  Osteomyelitis Kevin Hsueh
  2. Approach to the Patient with Fever 

Anupam S. Pande and Stephen Y. Liang

  1. Bacteremia 

Shadi Parsaei

  1. Intravascular Catheter Infections

Lemuel R. Non and Gerome V. Escota

  1.  Endocarditis Courtney D. Chrisler
  2. Meningitis Steven H. Borson and Hilary E. L. Reno

PART VII. NEUROLOGY

  1. Approach to Altered Mental Status 

Vaiibhav Patel and Thomas M. De Fer

  1. Approach to the Patient with Vertigo

Yeshika Sharma and Robert J. Mahoney

  1.  Approach to the Carotid Bruit 

Chien-Jung Lin and Megan E. Wren

PART VIII. HEMATOLOGY

  1. Approach to Anemia 

Devin C. Odom

  1. Thrombocytopenia 

Scott R. Goldsmith and George Mansour

  1. Approach to a Prolonged Prothrombin Time/Partial Thromboplastin Time 

Patrick M. Grierson and Natalie C. Battle

  1. Venous Thromboembolism 

Ashish Rastogi and Emily Fondahn

PART IX. ONCOLOGY

  1. Pain Control in the Cancer Patient

Eileen M. Lee

  1. Neutropenic Fever 

Merilda O. Blanco-Guzman and Erik R. Dubberke

PART X. ENDOCRINOLOGY

  1. Inpatient Diabetes Management

Sushma Jonna and Michael Y. Lin

  1. Thyroid Diseases

Monalisa Mullick

  1.  Adrenal Insufficiency

M. Phillip Fejleh and Mark S. Thoelke

  1.  Approach to the Adrenal Incidentaloma 

Lauren S. Levine and William E. Clutter

PART XI. RHEUMATOLOGY

  1. Approach to the Patient with Positive Antinuclear Antibodies 

Adam Littich

  1.  Approach to Low Back Pain 

Mosmi Surati

PART XII. ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY

  1.  Anaphylaxis 

Erin L. Reigh and Jennifer M. Monroy

  1. Drug Reactions 

Jennifer M. Monroy

PART XIII. TOXICOLOGY

  1. Alcohol Withdrawal 367

Stephen Hasak and Geoffrey Cislo

  1.  General Toxicology and Opioid Intoxication and Withdrawal 

David B. Liss and Anna Arroyo-Plasencia