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The Family Medicine Handbook, 5th edition: Mobile Medicine Series (Text with BONUS PocketConsult Handheld Software via PIN Code)by University of Iowa, Mark A. Graber, MD, Jennifer L. Jones and Jason K. Wilbur
The popular University of Iowa Family Medicine Handbook, now in its 5th Edition contains all the clinical information needed to diagnose and treat disorders commonly seen in inpatient and ambulatory settings. “Fast Facts” boxes highlight major points to remember while cautions and other key pearls are highlighted within the text. Also, levels of evidence provided to empower rational clinical decision making. =Key Features •Hands on information that is truly germane to patient management. •CDC guidelines on post-exposure HIV prophylaxis and hepatitis C diagnosis and treatment. •Treatment options beyond standard guidelines, for assistance when the usual protocols fail. =New to this Edition •Includes BONUS handheld software, containing the entire contents of the book as well as a drug index and calculators. •Provides evidence-based guidelines and number needed to treat (NNT) and number needed to harm (NNH) when available. •Features an expanded herbal formulary, highlighting drug-herb interactions and the evaluation of the effectiveness of herbal therapies. •Offers new information on SARS and West Nile virus. •Incorporates a new section on Long-Term Care. •Discusses clotting and platelet disorders and the evaluation of serum total protein in an expanded hematology section. •Offers additional adult immunization information. •Uses a new two-color design, making it easier to find the facts you need—fast.
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Publication Date: Jan 7, 2006
Cover: Soft cover
Weight: 0.780 kg