Medicine: A Competency-Based Companion: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access (Competency Based Companion)

Medicine: A Competency-Based Companion: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access (Competency Based Companion)


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Complete, yet concise, Medicine: A Competency-Based Companion provides the core information you��?need to think like an experienced clinician during your medical rotation. This handy, pocket-sized medical reference book hones in on the must-know differential diagnoses of the common medical presentations and guides you through the most up-to-date and effective approaches to treatment, equipping you to excel. Take it with you! A portable, pocket-sized format places high-yield core information essential to internal medicine rotations right in your lab coat. Assess your progress with activities to promote retention and application of knowledge, including online access to your own competency-based portfolio tools and competency-specific learning modules (Vertical Reads). Master ACGME Core Competencies to integrate evidence-based medicine, continual self-assessment, and cognizance of interpersonal skills into your daily routine. Understand and assimilate critical concepts more easily with "Speaking Intelligently" and "Clinical Thinking" features in clinical chapters to help you see the "big picture." Quickly access the most common and must-know internal medicine signs/symptoms and disorders, conveniently organized by presentation. Grasp and retain vital information more easily thanks to "Teaching Visuals"-an interactive teaching device designed to reinforce visual concepts. Perform a more in-depth review of internal medicine topics with "Clinical Entities" that are referenced to Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine, 8th edition. Access the full contents online at where you'll find the complete text and illustrations, "Integration Links" to bonus content in other Student Consult titles, an interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources, self-assessment competency log, vertical reads and much more! Think like an experienced clinician and be better prepared for your rotation!


Section I Introduction Chapter 1 How to Study this Book Chapter 2 The Competencies Chapter 3 Tips for the Medicine Clerkship Section II Ambulatory Internal Medicine Chapter 4 Tips for Learning on the Ambulatory Clerkship Chapter 5 Preventive Medicine Chapter 6 Common Symptoms in Ambulatory Internal Medicine Chapter 7 The Complex Patient Section III Cardiovascular Diseases Chapter 8 Chest Pain Chapter 9 Congestive Heart Failure Chapter 10 Palpitations and Arrhythmias Chapter 11 Hypertension Section IV Pulmonary Diseases Chapter 12 Dyspnea Chapter 13 Cough Chapter 14 Hemoptysis Chapter 15 Pulmonary Nodule Section V Renal Diseases and Electrolyte Disorders Chapter 16 Acute Kidney Injury Chapter 17 Edema Chapter 18 Acid-Base Disorders Chapter 19 Abnormal Electrolytes Chapter 20 Hematuria Chapter 21 Dysuria Chapter 22 Renal Mass Section VI Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases Chapter 23 Abdominal Pain Chapter 24 Nausea and Vomiting Chapter 25 Esophageal Dysphagia Chapter 26 Gastrointestinal Bleeding Chapter 27 Constipation Chapter 28 Diarrhea Chapter 29 Jaundice Section VII Hematologic Diseases Chapter 30 Elevated Blood Counts Chapter 31 Pancytopenia Chapter 32 Excessive Bleeding or Clotting Chapter 33 Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly Section VIII Oncologic Diseases Chapter 34 Breast Mass Chapter 35 Prostate Mass Chapter 36 Testicular Mass Chapter 37 Neck Mass Chapter 38 Pigmented Skin Lesions Chapter 39 Incidentally Discovered Mass Lesions Chapter 40 Oncologic Emergencies Chapter 41 Paraneoplastic Syndromes Section IX Endocrine Diseases Chapter 42 Polyuria and Polydipsia Chapter 43 Hypoglycemia Chapter 44 Weight Gain and Obesity Chapter 45 Weight Loss Chapter 46 Amenorrhea Chapter 47 Fragility Fracture Section X Rheumatologic Diseases Chapter 48 Acute Joint Pain Chapter 49 Chronic Joint Pain Section XI Infectious Diseases Chapter 50 Rash Chapter 51 Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Chapter 52 Upper Respiratory Tract Infections Chapter 53 Genital Ulcers Chapter 54 Vaginitis and Urethritis Chapter 55 Fever in the Hospitalized Patient Section XII Neurologic Diseases Chapter 56 Altered Mental Status Chapter 57 Dementia Chapter 58 Seizures Chapter 59 Abnormal Movements Chapter 60 Headache Chapter 61 Dizziness and Vertigo Chapter 62 Weakness Section XIII Appendices Appendix 1 How to Interpret a Chest Radiograph Appendix 2 How to Interpret an Electrocardiogram

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  • ISBN13: 9781416053514
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 832
  • ID: 9781416053514
  • ISBN10: 1416053514

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