The Osler Medical Handbook

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The Osler  Medical Handbook by Johns Hopkins Hospital, Cheng & Zaas, 9780323019309
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  • ISBN: 9780323019309 | 0323019307
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/30/2003

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This brand-new handbook covers all of the essential topics encountered in the daily practicewritten by contributors from the Johns Hopkins Hospital. A volume in the Mosby Handbook series, it concisely discusses all diseases and disorders in an easy-to-follow, standardized outline format. Readers will find all of the features that have made The Harriet Lane Handbook the most popular handbook in pediatrics. Within each chapter are sections on pearls and pitfalls, differential diagnoses, algorithms, and reviews of the most current literature. And, it includes a handy formulary with complete dosage information. Also available as PDA software (0-323-01956-0) and as a book/PDA software package (0-323-01967-6). The PDA software contains all of the elements from the text, including formulations, and medical calculations. Uses a consistent, templated format in each chapter that includes Fast FactsEpidemiologyClinical PresentationDiagnosticsManagementPearls & Pitfallsand References. Presents a wealth of algorithms in each chapter that facilitate diagnosis and management.Integrates evidence-based medicine and rationales throughout, with conclusions based on current, key references which are cited at each chapter's end.Includes a handy formulary at the end of the book, for instant access to dosage information. Cross references text to the appropriate information in the drug formulary. Discusses co-morbitities in each chapter as well as at-risk populations. Offers a "Fast Facts" section that provides appendices on lab valuespregnancy and medical therapeuticsdrug interactionsIV preparation and administrationdrugs in renal failureimmunization therapiesinfection controland critical care formulas.
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