Hospital Medicine: Just The Facts

Hospital Medicine: Just The Facts

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Expertly manage the most common diseases and conditions encountered in hospital medicine! qPractical books such as this one take a giant step to bringing together the current body of usable knowledge to help hospitalists succeed....Hospitalists need to rely on books like this one for up to date information.q--Laurence D. Wellikson, MD, FACP, CEO, Society of Hospital Medicine (from the foreword) This concise yet comprehensive review is the perfect tool to prepare for certification, re-certification, and CME--or for use as a clinical refresher. Featuring expert insights, its highly efficient format conveniently condenses and simplifies must-know content for maximum yield and minimum time. FEATURES: Ideal for both specialists and generalists who manage subspecialty care in the increasingly complex hospital environment Complete, A-to-Z overview of all diseases and disorders commonly seen by hospitalists Expert, up-to-date coverage of unique, need-to-know concepts in hospital medicine--including key clinical, organizational, and administrative issues Practical coverage of the most common diagnostic-related groups in hospital-based health care An incisive look at patient safety that helps you ensure optimal care Logically organized, easy-to-follow chapters help focus your study and provide rapid access to specific subjects Includes coverage of key organizational and administrative issuesTABLE 64-2 Review of Medications that can be Used to Reverse an Elevated INR ADVANTAGES DISADVANTAGES/LIMITATIONS Fresh frozen plasma (FFP): FFP alone is ... delay immediate reversal Reports that 800 mL (4 U) of FFP did not reverse warfarin-induced coagulopathy (Makris, ... without waiting for compatibility testing and thawing with less risk of CHF I Complete reversal of INR more rapidlyanbsp;...

Title:Hospital Medicine: Just The Facts
Author:Sylvia McKean, Adrienne Bennett, Lakshmi Halasyamani
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2008-06-09


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