Approach to Internal Medicine

A Resource Book for Clinical Practice

Authors: Hui, David

  • Covers a wide range of topics, including many that are not usually discussed in other pocket books
  • Packets of knowledge are nicely summarized for easy digestion and reference
  • Dosages provided for easy reference
  • Comparison tables between various diagnoses to facilitate learning
  • Numerous mnemonics and clinical pearls scattered throughout the book
  • Both SI and US units available
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About this book

This book provides an integrated symptom-based and issue-based approach with easy access to high yield clinical information. For each topic, carefully organized sections on different diagnoses, investigations and treatments are designed to facilitate patient care and examination preparation. - Numerous clinical pearls and comparison tables help enhance learning. - International units (US and metric) facilitate application in everyday clinical practice. - Many highly important, rarely discussed topics in medicine are covered (e.g., smoking cessation, obesity, transfusion reactions, needle stick injuries, code status discussion, interpretation of gram stain, palliative care). - Essential reference for every  medical student, resident, fellow, practicing physician, nurse, and physician assistant. - Third edition has new format with reader friendly improvements.

About the authors

David Hui, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Clinical Research Fellow, Supportive and Palliative Oncology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, recent recipient of the Arnold Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award and The A.M. Edwards Award for Medical Education.

Reviews

From the reviews of the third edition:

"I will be using this as my first-line book to carry with me. The inclusion of JAMA's Rational Clinical Exam highlights is an added evidence-based bonus." - Christine Navarro, McMaster University, Med student, year 3

"Provides practical differential diagnoses for common clinical problems. I greatly appreciate that all units are metric/SI, as similar American resources often do not include lab values in convenient units for practice in Canada." - Jackie Wolting, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry (University of Western Ontario) Med student, year 4

"With its tiny print, block layout, and condensed information, this small and lightweight book is a source of information that can be easily carried around and referenced when you need a reminder while you're on the wards. The index of this book is a pretty good help in navigating through the different pathologies, and the information is reasonably well laid out but it means that this book really is only for the person who has read up on the topics and who just needs a jump-start to remember what they've read before. As such it's probably best for 3rd or 4th year students, working in a practical clinical setting." - Geeta Yadav, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Medical student, year 4

"This is by far the best handbook I have reviewed over the past 4 years. A must for every medical student going through clerkship. Adequately Canadian-based compared to the Massachusetts General Hospital pocket handbook." - Jean-Claude Quintal, University of Dalhousie, Family medicine resident, year 1

 "As the Chief Handbook Editor of Toronto Notes, the reviewed publication could be considered the competition! However, I have been truly impressed by this product." - Behzad Hassani, University of Toronto, Med student, year 4

"I enjoyed the helpful mnemonics and the overall ease through which you can maneuver through information." - Martin Korzeniowski, McMaster University, Med student, year 2

 "Approach to Internal Medicine is a useful and concise text that provides a practical foundation for common clinical problems." - Ben Wilson, MD, University of Calgary, First year internal medicine resident

"I have been recommending your book to all of my friends since the start of my residency and they all love it! There was one girl who was resistant to it (because of the small font) but I just bought it for her and she told me she wished she had it while she was actually a resident in internal medicine. The book is comprehensive and succinct at the same time. It was a great tool during my residency and now completely invaluable while studying for the Royal College exam." - Revital Wanono, MD, University of British Columbia, Respirology fellow, UBC

“This is the third edition of a small book with abbreviated, high-yield information on internal medicine diagnoses. … The audience is clearly clinicians … . This book would be most useful for practitioners close to the U.S.-Canadian border, as it lists laboratory references in the common units for both countries. In its function as a memory-jogger, it may have value for internal medicine residents who, once they are reminded of a concept, can further delineate a differential diagnosis.” (Vincent Carr, Doody’s Review Service)


Table of contents (21 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $44.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4419-6505-9
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
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  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
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  • can be used across all devices
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Approach to Internal Medicine
Book Subtitle
A Resource Book for Clinical Practice
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4419-6505-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4419-6505-9
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
XIX, 459
Number of Illustrations and Tables
7 b/w illustrations, 6 illustrations in colour
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