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Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition

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Author: McKean, Sylvia

Brand: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

Edition: 2

Binding: Hardcover

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 2240

Release Date: 05-12-2016

Details: Product Description Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The leading textbook of hospital medicine – completely updated to reflect today’s challenges  A Doody’s Core Title for 2019!  Since its publication in 2012, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition has become the field’s premier resource. Comprehensive, authoritative, and practical, this landmark text provides a solid grounding in clinical, organizational, and administrative areas central to the practice of hospital medicine. The Second Edition has been completely updated to reflect the evolving practice responsibilities of hospitalists. Examples include value-based medicine, expanded surgical content, bedside clinical reasoning, and a new segment devoted to rehabilitation and skilled nursing care. This edition also features a more accessible and streamlined full-color design enriched by more than 600 illustrations. Each clinical chapter opens with boxed Key Clinical Questions that are addressed in the text and summarized in hundreds of tables.  Case studies demonstrate how to apply this information specifically to the management of hospitalized patients. Representing the expertise of more than two hundred renowned contributors, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition is logically divided into six sections: • The Specialty of Hospital Medicine and Systems of Care• Medical Consultation• Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Care• The Approach to the Patient at the Bedside• Diagnostic Testing and Procedures• Clinical Conditions in the Inpatient Setting Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition is essential reading for clinicians who strive to optimize inpatient care and sharpen their leadership skills. From the Publisher Sylvia McKean, MD (Boston, MA) is a Senior Hospitalist at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dan D. Dressler, MD (Atlanta, GA) is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Internal Medicine Teaching Services at Emory University Hospital, as well as Associate Program Director of the J Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program and Co-Director of the Semmelweis Society at the Emory University School of Medicine. John J. Ross, MD (Boston, MA) is a Hospitalist at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Danielle Scheurer, MD (Charleston, SC) is Associate Professor of Medicine and Chief Quality Officer at the Medical University of South Carolina. From the Back Cover DescriptionPublished in association with the American College of Physicians, this is the second edition of a comprehensive presentation of the state-of-the-art understanding of the care of patients who are admitted to a hospital. The first edition was published in 2012 PurposeThere have been extensive and fast-moving changes reflecting evidence-based medicine, quality initiatives in medicine, and the financial constraints facing inpatient care. This book provides extremely well-balanced insights into all these considerations. AudienceThe audience is every clinician who provides medical care to inpatients. While it is primarily an internal medicine book, there is significant information that applies to surgical and other specialties. The editors have brought together a cadre of experienced clinicians and educators to provide the breadth of medical care of inpatient care. FeaturesThe book is divided into 18 sections beginning with some basic concepts that form the basis of inpatient care, decision-making, transitioning to follow-up levels of care, the legal and ethical concepts involved in inpatient care, and professional development for practitioners. The subsequent sections discuss the medical consultation aspect of inpatient care with a section on

Package Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.8 x 2.7 inches

Languages: English