Pocket Medicine

Pocket Medicine

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Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized looseleaf is one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents on the wards and candidates reviewing for internal medicine board exams. In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Medicine provides key clinical information about common problems in internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, and rheumatology. This Fifth Edition is fully updated and includes asixteen-page color insert with key and classic abnormal images. If you purchased a copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e, ISBN 978-1-4511-8237-8, please make note of the following important correction on page 1-36: Oral anticoagulation (qChestq2012;141: e531S;qEHJq2012;33:2719;qCircq2013;127:1916).qAll valvular AFqas stroke risk very high. Nonvalv. AF: stroke risk 4.5%/y; anticoag (r) 68% - stroke; use a risk score to guide Rx: CHADS2 CHF(1 point), HTN(1), Age 75 y(1), DM(1), priorStroke/TIA(2)CHA2DS2-VASc: adds 65 74 y (1) 75 y (2), vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1)score 2(r)anticoag;score 1(r)consider anticoagorASA (? latter reasonable if risk factor age 65-74 y, vasc dis. or ?); antithrombotic Rx even if rhythm control [SCORE CORRECTED].Rx options factor Xa or direct thrombin inhib(non-valv only; no monitoring required) or warfarin(INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if high risk of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, considerASA + clopi or, even less effective, ASA alone (qNEJMq2009;360:2066)Please make note of this correction in your copy of Sabatine: Pocket Medicine 5e immediately and contact LWW s Customer Service Department at1.800.638.3030 or 1.301.223.2300so that you may be issued a corrected page 1-36. You may also download a PDF of page 1-36 by clicking HERE. All copies of Pocket Medicine, 5e with the ISBN: 978-1-4511-9378-7 include this correction. qThis Fifth Edition is fully updated and includes a sixteen-page color insert with key and classic abnormal images.

Title:Pocket Medicine
Author:Marc S Sabatine
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2013-10-07


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