Written by experts at the University of Iowa, this popular resource contains all of the up-to-date clinical information you need to diagnose and treat disorders commonly seen in inpatient and ambulatory settings. Bulleted text, tables, and algorithms enable you to grasp what you need to know in moments. You'll also find a new two-color design, making it easier to find the facts you need-when you need them.
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
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.
1. Principles Of Culturing 2. Infestations 3. Tuberculosis 4. Immunosuppressed Host 5. Sepsis 6. Fever Of Unknown Origin 7. Lyme Disease 8. Ehrlichiosis 9. Babesiosis 10. Leptospirosis 11. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever 12. Bacterial Endocarditis 13. Malaria 14. West Nile Virus 15. SARS 16. Bioterrorism: Presentations, incubation periods, important numbers and websites for further information 17. Adult Immunizations
1. Definition and Transmission of HIV/AIDS 2. Postexposure Prophylaxis Resources and Registries 3. AIDS by Organ System 4. How to Diagnose HIV Infection 5. Initial Evaluation of the HIV-Positive Patient 6. Natural History 7. Management of HIV Infection 8. Infections in AIDS Patients 9. AIDS-Associated Weight Loss and Wasting 10. Neuropsychiatric Disease 11. Dermatologic Manifestations 12. Pregnancy in AIDS
1. Newborn Nursery 2. Neonatal Jaundice 3. Respiratory Disorders In The Newborn 4. Neonatal Infections 5. Congenital Infections 6. Neonatal Hematologic Disorders 7. Neonatal Metabolic Disorders 8. Neonatal Gastrointestinal Disorders 9. Feeding And Supplementations 10. Pediatric Wellness 11. Short Stature 12. Crying And Colic 13. Safety And Accident Prevention 14. Infections 15. Vomiting, Diarrhea, And Dehydration 16. Constipation And Encopresis 17. GI Bleeding In Childhood 18. Stridor And Dyspnea 19. Limp And Joint Pain 20. Nocturnal Enuresis
1. Adult Preventive Care Timeline 2. Child Preventive Care Timeline
By University of Iowa; Mark A. Graber, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Departments of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA; Jennifer L. Jones and Jason K. Wilbur