Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment Study Guide (Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment Study Guide)

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9780071848046: Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment Study Guide (Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment Study Guide)

Case-based coverage of 80 must-know diseases and disorders

Add the expertise of CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment to your exam review!

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.

Derived from CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, the world's most popular annual medical book, this unique study guide delivers case analysis of 80 of the most common topics in internal medicine. It provides a comprehensive and well organized synopsis of each topic, making it an essential study partner for a variety of examinations, including the USMLE Step 2, medicine clerkship shelf exams, ABIM internal medicine boards and recertification exams, adult and family nurse practitioner certification examination, and physician assistant national certifying exam. For practitioners, this quick reference covers patient care for 80 of the clinical problems they are most likely to encounter in daily practice.

Each topic covered in CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment Study Guide is presented in a consistent, easy-to-read, in-depth manner that emphasizes problem solving. The topics were carefully selected based on their importance to the field of internal medicine and are designed to enhance your ability to think through a typical case in a logical, step-by-step fashion.

Each topic includes a typical patient presentation and:

  • Learning Objectives
  • Salient Features
  • Symptoms and Signs
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Laboratory, Radiology, and Procedural Findings
  • Treatment
  • Outcomes
  • When to Refer and When to Admit
  • PubMed references to the most current and pertinent MEDLINE articles

There is no easier or faster way to sharpen your understanding of key concepts in clinical reasoning and problem solving, and to brush up on essential clinical facts than this one-of-a-kind case-based review.

CASE-BASED COVERAGE THAT SPANS THE FULL SPECTRUM OF INTERNAL MEDICINE

  • Skin Disorders
  • Pulmonary/Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
  • Heart/Hypertension/Lipid Disorders
  • Hematologic Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal/Liver/Pancreas Disorders
  • Gynecologic/Urologic Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Kidney/Electrolyte Disorders
  • Nervous System/Psychiatric Disorders
  • Endocrine/Metabolic Disorders
  • Infectious Disorders

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About the Author:

Professor of MedicineDivision of General Internal MedicineDepartment of MedicineUniversity of California, San Francisco

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Gene R. Quinn, MD is an Internal Medicine resident at UCSF School of Medicine in San Fransisco, CA. He graduated with his medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Washington and an M.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology from Tulane University.

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