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Expertly manage the most common diseases and conditions encountered in hospital medicine!

"Practical books such as this one take a giant step to bringing together the current body of usable knowledge to help hospitalists succeed....Hospitalists need to rely on books like this one for up to date information."--Laurence D. Wellikson, MD, FACP, CEO, Society of Hospital Medicine (from the foreword)

This concise yet comprehensive review is the perfect tool to prepare for certification, re-certification, and CME--or for use as a clinical refresher. Featuring expert insights, its highly efficient format conveniently condenses and simplifies must-know content for maximum yield and minimum time.

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  • Ideal for both specialists and generalists who manage subspecialty care in the increasingly complex hospital environment
  • Complete, A-to-Z overview of all diseases and disorders commonly seen by hospitalists
  • Expert, up-to-date coverage of unique, need-to-know concepts in hospital medicine--including key clinical, organizational, and administrative issues
  • Practical coverage of the most common diagnostic-related groups in hospital-based health care
  • An incisive look at patient safety that helps you ensure optimal care
  • Logically organized, easy-to-follow chapters help focus your study and provide rapid access to specific subjects
  • Includes coverage of key organizational and administrative issues

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Sylvia C. McKean, MD, FACP, Medical Director, Brigham and Women's Academic Hospitalist Service; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Adrienne L. Bennett, MD, PhD, Director, Division of Hospital Medicine; Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH

Lakshmi K. Halasyamani, MD, Vice President, Quality and Systems Improvement, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor, MI

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Book Description McGraw-Hill Medical/Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2008. Softcover. Book Condition: New. First edition. This concise yet comprehensive review is the perfect tool to prepare for certification, re-certification, and CME--or for use as a clinical refresher. Featuring expert insights, its highly efficient format conveniently condenses and simplifies must-know content for maximum yield and minimum time. FEATURES: Ideal for both specialists and generalists who manage subspecialty care in the increasingly complex hospital environment Complete, A-to-Z overview of all diseases and disorders commonly seen by hospitalists Expert, up-to-date coverage of unique, need-to-know concepts in hospital medicine--including key clinical, organizational, and administrative issues Practical coverage of the most common diagnostic-related groups in hospital-based health care An incisive look at patient safety that helps you ensure optimal care Logically organized, easy-to-follow chapters help focus your study and provide rapid access to specific subjects Includes coverage of key organizational and administrative issues Table of contents Contributors Foreword Acknowledgments Section 1: THE HOSPITALIST MOVEMENT 1. Hospital Medicine in the United States: Growth, Prevalence, and Challenges, Winthrop F. Whitcomb 2. The Role of the Hospitalist as Defined in the Core Competencies in Hospital Medicine, Daniel D. Dressler 3. Innovative New Roles in the Hospital, Lance Rachelefsky and Sylvia C. McKean Section 2: SYSTEMS--HOSPITALISTS AS LEADERS IN PATIENT SAFETY 4. General Overview of Patient Safety, Sylvia C. McKean and Allan Frankel 5. Adverse Drug Events, Frank Federico 6. Medication Discrepancies and Medication Reconciliation, Jeffrey L. Schnipper 7. Polypharmacy, Jatin K. Dave and Juergen Bludau 8. Patient Safety: Preventing and Responding to Adverse Events, Allen Kachalia and Tejal K. Gandhi Section 3: QUALITY IMPROVEMENT 9. Quality Improvement for the Hospitalist, Lakshmi K. Halasyamani and Erin R. Stucky Section 4: HOSPITALIST AS MANAGER 10. Management for Hospitalists, Michael Friedlander and Mohammad Salameh Section 5: HOSPITALISTS AND CARE TRANSITIONS AND TEAMWORK 11. Principles of Good Teamwork, Janet Nagamine 12. Strategies to Optimize Length of Stay, Kathleen M. Finn 13. Handoffs, Vineet Arora and Julie Johnson 14. Discharge Summaries, Marcy G. Carty and Namita s. Mohta 15. Patient Education in the Hospital, Marie Neaton 16. Managing Test Results at Hospital Discharge, Christopher L. Roy Section 6: EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE 17. An Introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine, Eduardo Ortiz 18. Evidence-Based Medicine--Testing, Sylvia C. McKean and Eduardo Ortiz 19. the Growing Importance of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Managing Hospitalized Patients, Jerome Lewis Avorn20. Hospitalist as Researcher, LeRoi Hicks Section 7: HOSPITALIST CLINICAL CORE COMPETENCIES Cardiovascular Illness 21. Chest Pain, Timothy D. Brennan 22. Suspected Angina, Aaron S. Wenger 23. Acute Coronary Syndromes, Hacho Bohossian 24. Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Apoor Patel 25. Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter, Robert D. Winslow 26. Supreventricular Tachycardia, Mara Giattina 27. Sinus Bradycardia and Atrioventricular Blocks, Apoor Patel 28. Ventricular Arrhythmias, Beth Liston 29. Heart Failure due to Diastolic Dysfunction, Colleen M. Crumlish and James C. Fang 30. Heart Failure due to Systolic Dysfunction, Colleen M. Crumlish and James C. Fang 31. Syncope, Daniel W. Mudrick 32. Hypertensive Urgencies/Emergencies, Renee Y. Meadows 33. Secondary Hypertension, Renee Y. Meadows Endocrine Disorders 34. Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemia, Mohannad Salameh 35. Hypergl Printed Pages: 688. Bookseller Inventory # 42542

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