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ISBN: 9781455744596
Page Count: 456
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Ferri’s Practical Guide,9th Edition

by Fred F. Ferri, MD, FACP
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cover image - Ferri’s Practical Guide,9th Edition
ISBN: 9781455744596
Page Count: 456
Imprint: Mosby
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For nearly 25 years, Ferri's concise, pocket-sized resource has served as the go-to reference for practical, clinical information among students, residents, and other medical professionals. Formerly known as Practical Guide to the Care of the Medical Patient, this volume continues to provide a fast, effective, and efficient way to identify the important clinical, laboratory, and diagnostic imaging information you need to get through your internal medicine clerkship or residency.

"...informative and detailed ...useful for those planning an elective or clinical work in the USA...". Reviewed by: Jacob F de Wolff, on behalf of British Journal of Hospital Medicine  Date: October 2014

    • Benefit from the expert guidance of Dr. Fred Ferri, a leading teacher, clinician, and author.
    • Confidently manage patients with the latest clinical information, drug therapies, and lab tests.
    • Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with this updated and streamlined title, which still stays true to the Ferri name.
    • Quickly find important information with content organized into three major sections: Section I, titled "Surviving the Wards," contains information on charting, laboratory evaluation and formulary; Section II provides the differential diagnosis of common signs and symptoms likely to be encountered in the acute care setting; Section III has been completely revised and subdivided into 11 specialty specific diseases and disorders.
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  • SECTION I: SURVIVING THE WARDS

    A. Evaluating the Patient (H&P)

    1. The Medical History

    2. The Physical Exam

    3. The Elderly Patient

    4. Diagnostic Aids

    B. Charting

    1. Admission Orders

    2. Lab Shorthand Notation

    3. Dictating the H&P

    4. Progress (SOAP) Note

    5. Consult Note

    6. Preoperative Note

    7. Operative Note

    8. Procedure Note

    9. Discharge Summary

    10. Pronouncing Death While on Call

    11. Discharge Against Medical Advice (AMA)

    C. Evaluating the Labs

    D. Diagnostic Tests: The Basics

    1. The Chest X-Ray

    2. The Electrocardiogram

    3. The Pulmonary Artery Catheter (Swan-Ganz)

    4. Pulmonary Function Tests

    5. Mechanical Ventilation

    6. Pacemakers

    7. Prosthetic Heart Valves

    E. Procedures

    1. Lumbar Puncture

    2. Thoracentesis

    3. Paracentesis

    4. Arthrocentesis

    5. Radial Artery Cannulation (A-Line)

    6. Central Venous Access (CVP Line)

    F. Facts and Formulas

    1. Cardiovascular

    2. Pulmonary

    3. Renal, Fluids, Electrolytes

    4. Calcium

    5. Nutrition

    6. Epidemiology

    7. Miscellaneous

    G. Formulary

    1. IV Drips

    2. Steroid Conversion Table

    3. Regular Insulin (SC) Sliding Scale

    4. Opioid Analgesics Dosing Table

    5. Heparin Sliding Scale

    6. Nutrition Feeds

    7. Rx of Common Side Effects

    H. DVT Prophylaxis

    I. ACLS Algorithms

    SECTION II: THE DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS: ZEBRAS OR HORSES?

    1. Abdominal Distention

    2. Abdominal Pain

    3. Abortion, Recurrent

    4. Aches and Pains, Diffuse

    5. Adnexal Mass

    6. Adrenal Masses

    7. Adynamic Ileus

    8. Aerophagia

    9. Alveolar Consolidation

    10. Alveolar Hemorrhage

    11. Amenorrhea

    12. Amnesia

    13. Anal Incontinence

    14. Anisocoria

    15. Anovulation

    16. Arterial Occlusion

    17. Arthritis and Eye Lesions

    18. Arthritis and Heart Murmur

    19. Arthritis and Muscle Weakness

    20. Arthritis and Rash

    21. Arthritis and Subcutaneous Nodules

    22. Arthritis and Weight Loss

    23. Arthritis, Fever, and Rash

    24. Arthritis, Monoarticular and Oligoarticular

    25. Arthritis, Polyarticular

    26. Ataxia

    27. AV Nodal Block

    28. Back Pain

    29. Bone Pain

    30. Bradycardia, Sinus

    31. Breast Inflammatory Lesion

    32. Breast Mass

    33. Breath Odor

    34. Breathing, Noisy

    35. Bullous Diseases

    36. Calcifications on Chest X-Ray

    37. Cardiac Arrest, Nontraumatic

    38. Cardiac Enlargement

    39. Cardiac Murmurs

    40. Cavitary Lesion on Chest X-Ray

    41. Chest Pain (Nonpleuritic)

    42. Chest Pain (Pleuritic)

    43. Clubbing

    44. Color Changes, Cutaneous

    45. Coma

    46. Coma, Normal Computed Tomography

    47. Constipation

    48. Cough

    49. Crystal Deposition Arthritides

    50. Cyanosis

    51. Demyelinating Diseases

    52. Diarrhea, Tube-Fed Patient

    53. Diplopia, Binocular

    54. Dry eye

    55. Dysphagia

    56. Dyspnea

    57. Dysuria

    58. Dystonia

    59. Earache

    60. ECG: ST-T Wave Changes

    61. ECG: T Wave Changes

    62. Edema, Generalized

    63. Edema, Leg, Unilateral

    64. Edema of Lower Extremities

    65. Elevated Hemidiaphragm

    66. Emboli, Arterial

    67. Encephalopathy, Metabolic

    68. Epilepsy

    69. Epistaxis

    70. Esophageal Perforation

    71. Eye Pain

    72. Facial Pain

    73. Facial Paralysis

    74. Fatigue

    75. Fatty Liver

    76. Fever and Jaundice

    77. Fever and Rash

    78. Flank Pain

    79. Flushing

    80. Galactorrhea

    81. Gastric Emptying, Delayed

    82. Gastric Emptying, Rapid

    83. Genital Discharge

    84. Genital Sores

    85. Goiter

    86. Granulomatous Lung Diseases

    87. Gynecomastia

    88. Halitosis

    89. Headache

    90. Hearing Loss, Acute

    91. Heartburn and Indigestion

    92. Hemarthrosis

    93. Hematuria

    94. Hemiparesis/Hemiplegia

    95. Hemolysis and Hemoglobinuria

    96. Hemoptysis

    97. Hepatic Coma

    98. Hepatic Cysts

    99. Hepatic Granulomas

    100. Hepatomegaly

    101. Hirsutism

    102. Hoarseness

    103. Hydrocephalus

    104. Hydronephrosis

    105. Hypercapnia, Persistent

    106. Hyperpigmentation

    107. Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy

    108. Hyperventilation, Persistent

    109. Hypocapnia

    110. Hypogonadism

    111. Hypopigmentation

    112. Hypotension, Postural

    113. Ischemic Colitis, Nonocclusive

    114. Ischemic Necrosis of Cartilage and Bone

    115. Jaundice

    116. Joint Swelling

    117. Jugular Venous Distention

    118. Leg Cramps, Nocturnal

    119. Leg Ulcers

    120. Leukocoria

    121. Livedo Reticularis

    122. Lymphadenopathy

    123. Mediastinal Masses or Widening on Chest X-Ray

    124. Mesenteric Ischemia, Nonocclusive

    125. Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis

    126. Metastatic Neoplasms

    127. Miosis

    128. Mononeuropathy

    129. Muscle Weakness

    130. Mydriasis

    131. Myelopathy and Myelitis

    132. Myopathies, Infectious

    133. Myopathies, Inflammatory

    134. Myotonia

    135. Nail Clubbing

    136. Nausea and Vomiting

    137. Neck Mass

    138. Nystagmus

    139. Ophthalmoplegia

    140. Palpitations

    141. Papilledema

    142. Paraplegia

    143. Paresthesias

    144. Pelvic Mass

    145. Pericardial Effusion

    146. Pleural Effusions

    147. Pneumonia, Recurrent

    148. Polyneuropathy, Symmetric

    149. Polyuria

    150. Popliteal Swelling

    151. Portal Hypertension

    152. Postmenopausal Bleeding

    153. Proptosis

    154. Proteinuria

    155. Pruritus

    156. Pruritus Ani

    157. Pseudoinfarction

    158. Ptosis

    159. Pulmonary Crackles

    160. Pulmonary Lesions

    161. Pulmonary Nodule, Solitary

    162. Purpura

    163. Rectal Pain

    164. Red Eye

    165. Renal Artery Occlusion, Causes

    166. Scrotal Swelling

    167. Seizures

  • Fred F. Ferri, MD, FACP, Clinical Professor, The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
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