Principles of Ambulatory Medicine

Principles of Ambulatory Medicine

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Updated for its Seventh Edition, Principles of Ambulatory Medicine is the definitive reference for all clinicians caring for adult ambulatory patients. It provides in-depth coverage of the evaluation, management, and long-term course of all clinical problems addressed in the outpatient setting. A major focus is on preventive care, grounded in excellent patient-physician communication. This edition features increased coverage of preventive care, particularly the impact of genetic testing as a disease predictor. For easy reference, the book is organized by body system and each chapter begins with an outline of key topics. References to randomized controlled clinical trials, meta-analyses, and consensus-based recommendations are boldfaced.If radiocontrast studies are required, the use of intravenous hydration with 0.45 ( half-normal) saline combined with oral acetylcysteine or an intravenous infusion of sodium ... Administration of antihypertensives should follow the guidelines stated earlier in this chapter. ... Patients who are responsible can mon itor their own glucose, and patients who are complian are good candidates for outpatient surgery.

Title:Principles of Ambulatory Medicine
Author:Nicholas H. Fiebach, Lee Randol Barker, John Russell Burton, Philip D. Zieve
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2007


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