Comprehensive Hospital Medicine

Comprehensive Hospital Medicine

By: Mark V. Williams (author), Scott A. Flanders (author), Russell Holman (author), Geno J. Merli (author), Frank Michota (author), Richard Gross (author), Winthrop Whitcomb (author), Steven Cohn (author)Mixed Media

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"Comprehensive Hospital Medicine: An Evidence-Based and Systems Approach" is the first clinical reference to address this specialty in a comprehensive, practical manner. Nationally recognized experts equip you with actionable information on key areas in hospital-based medicine-evidence-based practice, clinical care delivery, peri-operative care and managing hospital and program systems issues - making it easier than ever for you to provide optimal care to every hospitalized patient.

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I. Evidence Based Clinical Practice A. Principles of evidence-based clinical practice B. Real time application II. Clinical Care Delivery A. General Approach to a Hospitalized Patient 1) Communication 2) Symptom Management a) Insomnia and anxiety b) Nausea c) Constipation and Diarrhea 3) Nutrition 4) Maintaining Skin Integrity 5) Pain Management B. Cardiovascular 1) Chest Pain 2) Acute Coronary Syndromes 3) Heart Failure 4) Arrhythmias 5) Cardiac Arrest 6) Syncope 7) Venous Thromboembolism 8) Aortic Dissection 9) Valvular Heart Disease 10) Peripheral Arterial Disease C. Infectious Diseases 1) Pneumonia a) Community Acquired b) Nosocomial 2) Urinary Tract Infections a) Community Acquired b) Nosocomial 3) Cellulitis 4) Meningitis 5) Endocarditis 6) Vascular Catheter-related infections 7) HIV - related infections 8) Fever in a hospitalized patient Pulmonary 9) COPD 10) Asthma 11) Pleural Disease 12) Interstitial Lung Disease 13) Pulmonary Hypertension D. Nephrology 1) Acute Renal Failure 2) Chronic Renal Failure 3) Electrolyte Disorders 4) Acid-Base Disorders E. Gastroenterology 1) Acute GI Bleeding a) Upper b) Lower 2) Acute Hepatitis 3) Cirrhosis and Liver Failure a) Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis 4) Acute Abdominal Emergencies a) Appendicitis b) Cholecystitis c) Diverticulitis d) Bowel Obstruction and ileus e) Ischemic Bowel 5) Inflammatory Bowel Disease 6) Gastroenteritis F. Endocrinology 1) Diabetes Mellitus a) DKA b) Managing DM in hospitalized patients 2) Thyroid Disorders 3) Adrenal Disorders 4) Parathyroid Disorders G. Oncology 1) Chemotherapy 2) Paraneoplastic Syndromes 3) Oncologic Emergencies a) Neutropenia / Fever b) Hypercalcemia c) Tumor Lysis Syndrome H. Hematology 1) Anemia a) Transfusion Medicine 2) Sickle Cell Disease 3) Hemorrhagic and Thrombotic Disorders 4) Leukemia 5) Lymphoma I. Rheumatology 1) Acute Arthritis 2) Vasculitis J. Critical Care 1) Sepsis and Shock 2) Acute Respiratory Failure a) Sedation and Ventilator Weaning 3) Drug Overdose / Poisoning K. Neurology 1) Stroke 2) Intracranial Hemorrhage a) Subarachnoid hemorrhage b) Subdural, Epidural, and intracerebral hemorrhage 3) Altered Mental Status a) Coma b) Delirium 4) Dementia 5) Pain Management L. Psychiatry 1) Depression 2) Anxiety 3) Mania M. Peri-Operative Care 1) Hospitalist as Consultant 2) Pre-op Assessment and Preparation 3) Post-op Evaluation and Care 4) General Wound Care 5) Orthopedics a) Hip Fracture b) Total Joint Replacement a. Hip, Knee, Shoulder c) Spinal Surgery 6) Urology a) Nephrolithiasis b) Transurethral Prostatectomy (TURP) c) Radical Prostatectomy 7) Obstetrics/Gynecology a) Medical Complications of Pregnancy b) Hysterectomy c) Mastectomy / Mammoplasty 8) Cardiothoracic a) CABG b) Lung Resection 9) Otolaryngology a) Tracheostomy b) Neck 10) Neurosurgery N. Approach to Special Patient Populations 1) Geriatrics 2) End-of-Life 3) Psychiatric illness 4) Pregnant patients 5) Patients with cancer 6) Immunocompromised patients a) HIV b) Transplantation O. Preventive Services in the Hospitalized Patient 1) Vaccination 2) Smoking Cessation 3) Dietary Counseling III. System Issues A. Establishing a Hospitalist Program B. Enhancing a Hospitalist Program C. Managing Patient Transitions of Care 1) Admission 2) Transfers 3) Discharge and Follow-up D. Establishing a Teamwork Model with Hospital Staff E. Patient Safety and Performance Improvement 1) Continuous Quality Improvement 2) Cost Effectiveness 3) Patient Satisfaction 4) Hospital Staff Feedback Analysis 5) Risk Management F. Guidelines for Standardizing Care 1) Development of Guidelines and Order Sets 2) Implementation 3) Evaluation 4) Disseminating Innovation G. Ethics

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781416002970
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 1072
  • ID: 9781416002970
  • weight: 2985
  • ISBN10: 1416002979

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