Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment

Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment

Book - 2017
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This #1 annual internal medicine and clinical practice guide turns the latest research into improved patient outcomes - now fully updated and revised.

A Doody's Core Title for 2017!

Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, CMDT offers the most current insights into symptoms, signs, epidemiology, and treatment for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. For each topic, you'll find concise, evidence-based information about hospital and ambulatory medicine. This streamlined clinical companion is the fastest and easiest way to keep abreast of the latest medical advances, prevention strategies, and cost-effective treatments.

Here's why CMDT is an essential reference for any primary care setting:

* Strong emphasis on the practical aspects of clinical diagnosis and patient management throughout the broad fields of internal medicine
* Full review of internal medicine and additional primary care topics, such as gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, geriatrics, and palliative care
* The only text with an annual update on HIV/AIDS and new emerging viral diseases
* Specific disease prevention information
* Medication treatment tables, with indexed trade names and updated prices - plus helpful diagnostic and treatment algorithms
* Updated PMID numbers for quick reference
* Many full-color photographs and illustrations

Here are just a few of the many exciting new additions and updates:

* New information on Zika, dengue, chikungunya, MERS and other infections
* Two new online chapters: Lesbian & Bisexual Women's Health and Transgender Health & Disease Prevention
* Update on influenza pneumococcal, HPV, and meningococcal vaccines
* Latest information on new therapies for inflammatory bowel disease
* Revised recommendations for cardiovascular prevention methods
* Recent advances in diagnosis and treatment of Clostridium difficile infections
* New FDA approved medications for diabetes mellitus and hypercholesterolemia
* Extensively revised material on alcoholism
* Latest information on treatment options for obesity
* Expanded online Podiatry chapter

Publisher: New York ;, Montréal :, Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill,, 2017
Edition: 56th edition, 2017
ISBN: 9781259585111
Branch Call Number: ANF 616.075 CUR 2017
Characteristics: 1 volume : illustrations ; 26 cm

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