- ISBN: 9780071824866 | 0071824863
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/23/2014
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- Update on the epidemic of opioid-based prescription drug abuse, misuse and overdose, and new section on opioids for chronic, noncancer pain
- Revised treatment options for Helicobacter pylori and chronic hepatitis C
- Latest hypertension information from 2013 UK National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence and US Joint National Committee (JNC8) Reports
- Discussion of which patients benefit from statins, and indications for high vs. moderate intensity statins, based on 2014 AHA/ACC guidelines
- Scoring tools for assessing the severity of acute pancreatitis
- Revised psychiatric diagnoses in accordance with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual’s 5th edition
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- Hundreds of medication treatment tables, with indexed trade names and updated prices
- Many helpful diagnostic and treatment algorithms
- Only text with an annual review of advances in HIV treatment
- Recent references with PMID numbers for easy online access
- Many full-color photographs and illustrations