Subject : Medicine
Author : Mark Dambro
Pages : 1705 pages
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (December 21, 2005)
Written by more than 330 expert clinicians, Griffith’s 5-Minute Clinical Consult, 2006 is a quick reference for current medical diagnosis and treatment. It covers more than 1,000 medical/surgical conditions in the famous two-page format that includes basics, diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and miscellaneous considerations.
New topics covered in the 2006 edition include antithrombin deficiency; ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS); protein C. deficiency; protein S. deficiency; and prothrombin 20210 (mutation). The book includes more than 200 algorithms for diagnosis and treatment based on presenting signs and symptoms, plus 77 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines on screening, counseling, immunizations, and chemoprophylaxis. Evidence-based medicine references are cited in each entry.
A free bound-in CD-ROM contains the full text plus a collection of dermatology images.
Griffith’s 5-Minute Clinical Consult, 2006 is also available electronically for PDAs. See PDA listing for details.