Subject : medicine
Author : Humayun J Chaudhry, Anthony Grieco, Roger Macklis and Michael Mendelsohn
Pages : 443 pages
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; Fourth edition (February 6, 2004)
This new edition is fully updated to address and include:
- significant changes in hospital environments, including managed care delivery methodologies, how Medicare and Medicaid work, and the role of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other ancillary hospital personnel
- patient screening recommendations from agencies such as the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and the American Cancer Society
- convenient lists of common drug reactions and commonly used alternative and complementary medicine treatment modalities
- expanded, commonly used medical abbreviations and acronyms.
Students benefit from a convenient handbook that offers a crucial link between basic sciences years and the hospital experience, and are aided in achieving mastery of proper physical diagnosis and medical work-up for accurate diagnosis. Includes concise disease pathophysiology reviews.